August 19, 2019
Coimbatore : A total of 64 personnel of the Indian Army underwent an intense 14-day Isha Hata Yoga training programmer at the tranquil setting of Isha Yoga Centre on the city outskirts,
The training for the second batch, which ended today was given in the ancient practices of Upa-Yoga, Angamardana and Surya Kriya,
They were also initiated into ‘Aum’ chanting and Isha Kriya and many of them were additionally equipped as Isha Hata Yoga trainers of Army personnel.
Earlier this year on the occasion of International Day of Yoga, Isha founder Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev was at the Joint Services Andaman and Nicobar Command, of the Indian Armed Forces in Port Blair and had said that the powerful tools of inner well-being should be accessible to valiant soldiers who protected frontiers in the most adverse climatic conditions and hostile terrain.
Stewarded by the Army Sports Control Board, under the aegis of the Directorate General of Military Training, this initiative aims at gradually equipping the large force to be self-sustained in making the possibility of yoga available to each and every personnel.
This contingent went through the regimen which included practice sessions twice a day and classroom sessions daily.