Mahatma Education Society’s Pillai Group of Institutions observed International Day of Yoga in association with Soroptimist International Bombay Chembur, an organization that works for the welfare of women by conducting a yoga session for the underprivileged women who work as helpers at Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus on 21st June, 2015. Yoga experts, Mr. Ashish Samarth and Mrs. Deepika Samarth from Vyaana Yoga Centre conducted the 90 minute session.
The event was a grand success with around 40 women attending the session. The yoga experts spoke about the various health issues of women and the importance of making time for oneself and for exercise to remain fit and healthy. A series of yogasanas and breathing techniques was practiced during the session. The participants wholeheartedly participated in all the exercises and felt very relaxed after the session. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Daphne Pillai, Chairperson of Mahatma Education Society and Founder President of Soroptimist International Bombay Chembur observed that “It is very fulfilling to provide such opportunities for the underprivileged in society and observing such UN declared dates like the International Day of Yoga helps to highlight the importance of being fit and healthy especially among the disadvantaged in society.”