06 Jun Curtain Raiser to International Yoga Day – ICAI Mega Event 2016
Curtain Raiser to International Yoga Day – ICAI Mega Event
On 03rd June 2016 Ministry of Ayush , Government of India jointly with The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (set up by an Act of Parliament) organised a Mega Event at Yogi Sabagruh, Dadar from 5 pm to 8 pm . The Theme for this Mega Event focussed on ” LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT – Secrets to Healthier, Longer & Happier Life ” .
Over 1500 Chartered Accountants, Industrial Trainees and Articled Trainees and Information Technology students registered and benefited from this Special Event called as ” Curtain Raiser ” to the International Yoga Day on 21 st June 2016. Many CEOs, CXOs, Finance Professionals and Members from Industry actively participated in the fully packed hall at Yogi Sabhagruh amongst the biggest indoor venues in Mumbai.
There was a session on Health and Yoga by Dr S A Merchant, Senior Interventional Cardiologist, Lilavati Hospital, Bandra who acknowledged the work done on Heart Care Project on Reversal of Heart Disease by The Yoga Institute along with Lilavati Hospital and Mr. Mickey Mehta explained about yoga and some of its benefits.
Hansaji Jayadeva Yogendra, Director, The Yoga Institute, Santacruz established an excellent connect and rapport with the huge gathering and shared the Secrets to a Healthier and Happier life with LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT THROUGH YOGA AS A WAY OF LIFE as practiced at The Yoga Institute, the oldest organised Yoga Centre in the world. Hansaji also highlighted the experiences of Foreigners Citizens coming to The Yoga Institute, Santacruz to learn Yoga and become Qualified Yoga Trainers to spread the message of Yoga as a Way of Life and its benefits all over theworld.
Hansaji acknowledged the high pressure, deadlines and stress in life of Chartered Accountants and students in various segments of profession and industry and shared simple and easy Yoga and Lifestyle practices and techniques which can be done by them from the next day itself and also were done by the participants. Practical insights on diet, time of diet, rest, sleep, bath, practices while travelling in train, car etc were shared. Giving the Mind a subject with Emphasis on developing a healthy and positive attitude and staying away from negative thinking helps in Yoga as a Way of Life.
Mr Shripad Naik, Minister of State, AYUSH welcomed Hansaji Jayadeva Yogendra and highlighted at major initiatives of the Govt of India Globally and appreciated the active contribution of The Yoga Institute.
CA Nilesh Vikamsey, VP, CA Babu Abraham, CCM and Chairman, Board of Studies, Board of Studies CA Dhiraj Khandelwal, CCM and Vice Chairman, Board of Studies, CA Nihar Jambusaria, CCM, CA Nandkishore Hegde,CCM, CA Shruti Shah (Woman Chairperson – Wirc), CA Preeti Saula (Women Empowerment) CA Manoj Alimchandani-Mentor, and other committee members, core group members, study circles members from various suburbs participated to make this event a grand success. Mrs Kapoor, Sr. Faculty coordinated the participation of Students learning Information Technology at ICAI Towers, BKC.
Mr Shripad Naik and also CA Dhiraj Khandelwal mentioned about plans to celebrate worldwide International Yoga Day on 21 June 2016 and suggested large participation by Wirc, various branches and study circles.