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COVID Care Workshop Concludes at GCOE with The Art of Living

Jammu, June 07, 2021: NSS unit of Govt. College of Education, (GCOE) Jammu under the patronage of Cluster University of Jammu in collaboration with “The Art of Living” organized a three day (4th June-6th June) online COVID care programme. The session was successfully organized and concluded today on 6th June by NSS Programme Officer Dr. Shubhra Jamwal and NSS volunteers from the college.

Keeping in mind the prevailing conditions, it is really important for students to incorporate proper breathing routines. Hence, NSS team of GCOE took the opportunity wherein students were briefed about breathing exercises and the importance of Asanas, Meditation and Pranayama. Separate techniques for covid patients with minimal symptoms, patients in isolation and patients who have recovered were discussed and taught. Immunity boosting breathing exercises were demonstrated. The GCOE Family witnessed enlighting and stimulating exercises amongst all members.

Dr. Kulvinder Kour, Principal GCOE, highlighted the importance of Meditation and Pranayama for attaining peace and calm especially during the current pandemic time. She also stated that this will help in maintaining a healthy state of mind especially among the youth and also help in attaining physical fitness.

Ms. Shruti Dhiman, member of Art of Living was the resource person for the event. She explained how the effective techniques help in alleviating stress, anxiety and depression and taught basic breathing techniques. She started with some warm up exercises and then some breathing exercises such as Kapal Bahrti, candle blowing, cat and cow stretch, Vakrasana, Yoga Nidhra (Bliss for our Brain) etc. Dr. Sandhya Bhardwaj, NSS coordinator, Cluster University of Jammu and Dr. Sushma Bala from Govt. College of Education were also present in the event. Then atlast the session was concluded with the thoughtful points of Dr. Shubhra Jamwal and Dr. Sandhya Bhardwaj. Mr. Ajay Kapoor, State Coordinator (Art of Living Bureau of Communications & Art of Living (VVKI) Projects) gave his worthy presence. He gave a deep insight into the challenges posed by COVID-19 in the world of education. Kudos to all the dignitaries and NSS volunteers on embracing this grand virtual event and learning so much!

The programme was well conducted by Ravinder Kumar, NSS volunteer from GCOE. Priya Chivalry Singh , Sourav Sharma, Aakriti Kaur, Diksha, Ambica  and Suvidha (NSS volunteers from GCOE) contributed in the successful organization of the event.


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