MBRS News Bureau:

21st June 2021 was celebrated as International Day of Yoga and the day also coincides with the World Music Day. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness. Today it is practiced in various forms around the world and continues to grow in popularity. Recognizing its universal appeal, on 11 December 2014, the United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga by resolution 69/131.The International Day of Yoga aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga. This year, the theme of the International Day of Yoga is ‘Yoga For Wellness’, and the focus will be on practicing yoga for physical and mental well-being.. Miles Bronson Residential School (MBRS) celebrated International Day of Yoga and World Music Day through both in person and online mode. The program was conducted at school’s Tennis Court from 6:30 AM by maintaining strict COVID Protocols with proper Social Distance, Sensitization and wearing Facemask.

School’s Yoga Instructors extended the Yoga guided practice and the whole staff, students and parents & guardians followed them in both offline and virtual mode. The exercised Yoga Asanas are as follows: Tadasa; Padahatsana; Ardha Chakrasana; Trikonasana; Bhadrasana; Ardha Ushtrasana; Sasakasana; Vakrasana; Bhujangasana; Pawana Muktasana; Kaphalabhati; Anuloma Viloma Pranayama; Bhramari Pranayama; Meditation; Sankalp Shanti Patha.

Revered Dr. N. K. Dutta Sir, Founder and Principal, MBRS in his Address extended Greetings for the sublime celebrations of International Day of Yoga and World Music Day (the Fete de la musique). Dr. Dutta Sir stated that, if we are to get happiness and come out from all our sufferings then we have to practice something which is in perfect connection with nature. Yoga is such a worthy science which focuses on bringing connection and creates a perfect harmony amongst mind & body; human & nature; restraint & fulfillment; thought & action. In the chain of his thoughts he expressed the importance of breathing exercises which is very important to keep our lungs healthy during this COVID pandemic which enhances our oxygen intake capacity.

The Fête de la musique, also known in English as Music Day, Make Music Day or World Music Day, is an annual music celebration that takes place on 21 June. On Music Day the citizens of a city or country are allowed and urged to play music outside in their neighborhoods or in public spaces and parks. Free concerts are also organized, where musicians play for fun and not for payment.

Eventually World Music Day was celebrated and students presented their melodious songs through Virtual Mode who are namely Titiksha Das (Std. IV); Diya Das (Std. XI); Angsruta Phukan (Std. XI) and Aakansha Borthakur (Std. XII). The welcome address and vote of thanks were extended by Shakila Nashin (Std. XII) and Samriddhi Guniyal (Std. XII) respectively.