Indian School Ibra celebrated the 3rd International Yoga Day on May 25, 2017 at the school premises in order to bring awareness about the significance of Yoga among the students. The programme was compered by Miss Anya Akbar of Class IX. The Guests of the day were Mr. Robin Rohit Vincent, President, School Management Committee (SMC), Dr. Mohammed Luqman, Member and Mr. Augustine Joseph, Member of SMC. A floral welcome was given to the Guests by the Students’ Council member. The programme was witnessed by the Principal Mr. RegiOommen, supervisors, teachers and students of Classes V to XI. A welcome song was presented by the School Choir. Mrs. Leena Oommen, Physical Education Teacher of the school, in her speech, depicted the importance of yoga and pranayama.
A cosmic dance was presented by the girls from Classes V to VIII. The students of four houses demonstrated distinct asanas – Blue House: Tadasan and Katichakrasan, Green House: Shashakasan and Ushtrasan, Red House: Pashchimottasan and ChakkiChalan, Yellow House: Bhujangasan and Dhanurasan. Simultaneously, girls of Classes VIII to XI presented the pyramid formation. It was followed by the Pranayama (the breathing exercise), performed by students of all houses together which was guided with instructions and demonstration by Mrs. Leena Oommen. A fusion dance, a type of contemporary dance form that combines different styles to create a new aesthetic, was also presented by the girls of Classes V to VIII.
Around 270 students from classes VI to XI participated in the International Yoga Day Special Assembly Programme.
The memorable programme was concluded with the general meditation followed by the Yoga Anthem sung by the School Choir.