Meditation Workshop on “Beyond Breath” held at Aryans Institute of Nursing
Mohali 25th October
To teach about relieving stress and enhance the body potential, a virtual workshop on Meditation held at Aryans Institute of Nursing, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh on “Beyond Breath”. Dr. Vaishalee Punj & Dr. Sunny Madar, Youth trainer, Art of Living interacted with faculty members & the students Engineering, Law, Management, Nursing, Pharmacy, B.Ed and Agriculture. During the workshop, various techniques of meditation were taught to the students which can keep their inner strength strong to fight against health crisis in this stressful pandemic situation.
Dr. Punj while interacting with students said that this program can help in stress management, uplifting mood and positive attitude, increased focus and memory enhancement, better health and good relationships. She later explained Sudarshan Kriya which is a powerful breathing technique to bring your body, mind and soul together.
She said meditation is a type of mind-body complementary medicine & nationwide survey reveals significant increases in use of mind & body approaches during this COVID -19 pandemic. It can produce a deep state of relaxation and a tranquil mind. During meditation, you focus your attention and eliminate the stream of jumbled thoughts that may be crowding your mind and causing stress, she added.
Dr Madar while explaining various breathing exercises said that meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace and balance that can benefit both your emotional well-being and your overall health. He said that student life can be stressful but it does not mean that students have to let stress take over their lives. By meditation students can not only relieve stress but also improve their memory, focus & ultimately their grades, he advised.