The CYTER Team participated enthusiastically in the 23rd International Yoga Festival organized by Department of Tourism, Govt of Puducherry from 4-7th January 2017.
Prof. Madanmohan, Director CYTER gave a talk on “Yoga & Health Professional Education” followed by an excellent group demonstration by the staff, alumni and students of PGDYT and certificate courses under guidance of Dr Meena Ramanathan, Coordinator CYTER.
Dr Meena also chaired a session on “Yoga for the Special Child” and presented the work being done followed by a sweet demonstration by children of the SADAY Special School where she has been giving Yoga Therapy for the past decade.
Dr Ananda Balayogi, DD of CYTER was advisor for the festival. He coordinated final rounds of the championship and gave a talk on “Meditation: The inner Yoga” in the session chaired by Ammaji Yogacharini Meenakshi Devi Bhavanani, Director of ICYER who is Advisor and Adjunct Faculty of CYTER.
Other CYTER members who presented talks included Sri G Dayanidy, Lecturer CYTER on “Yoga in School Education”, Dr R Balaji, MPhil student on “Managing Lifestyle Disorders with Yoga”, Sri Artchoudane Soccalingam, MPhil student on “Enhancing the Life Force” and Dr. Sreemathi Rengsamy, Alumnus of CYTER on “Health and Wellbeing Through Yoga”. Sri Satish Kumar and Sri Manikandan, PGDYT Students of CYTER were jury members for the Yogasana competitions.
Dr Madanmohan and Dr Ananda were felicitated for their assistance in the festival by Govt of Puducherry during the valedictory function on 7 January 2017.