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PG Diploma in Yoga at AKNU

PG Diploma in Yoga at AKNU
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Speaking on the occasion, vice-chancellor of Nannaya University Prof M Mutyala Naidu said that the university would offer PG Diploma in Yoga from the academic year 2016-17 due to its proven health benefits. He said that they have signed this MoU on the eve of International Yoga Day on Tuesday. 

Rajamahendravaram: Adikavi Nannaya University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sri Raparthi Rama Institute of Yoga at Kanavaram village in Rajanagaram mandal of East Godavari district on Monday, for starting PG Diploma in Yoga.

Speaking on the occasion, vice-chancellor of Nannaya University Prof M Mutyala Naidu said that the university would offer PG Diploma in Yoga from the academic year 2016-17 due to its proven health benefits. He said that they have signed this MoU on the eve of International Yoga Day on Tuesday.

The vice-chancellor said that the Yoga Institute is a branch of Yoga Consciousness Trust, which has many branches all over the State. He said initially, the classes will be conducted for students at the institute in Kanavaram village.

Stressing the importance of yoga, the vice-chancellor said yoga was gaining popularity and organisations were trying every possible way to enhance employees’ productivity and performance.

He said yoga has no religion and helps relieve stress among people. He called upon youth to propogate the greatness of yoga to the west.

Head of the institute T L Narasimha Rao said the course is to popularise yoga as a means of cure for various lifestyle induced diseases such as diabetes, obesity, coronary ailments and asthma as well as diseases such as cancer. He said saints like Patanjali taught yoga, ayurveda and grammar to people.

Principal of the institute M V S Sarma said the one-year course will have subjects including philosophy, psychology, yoga theory and application along with classical yoga texts and introduction to human physiology besides practical classes.
The programme was attended by in-charge registrar Prof K S Ramesh, professors S Teki, P Suresh Varma and A Matta Reddy.

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