Beat the Covid blues with SPIC MACAY Yog Shivir

The cultural body is organising 5-day online yoga sessions and workshops of craft, dance and music from June 1 to ‘spread hope and positivity in society’

Beat the Covid blues with SPIC MACAY Yog Shivir
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The Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY) is organising a 5-day ‘Yog Shivir’ and workshops for various art forms starting June 1 in order to “spread hope and positivity” in among the people browbeaten by the Covid-19 pandemic, it informed on Monday.

On each day of the ‘Sarva Mangal Yog’ series, a yoga session will start at 4 am followed by workshops on craft, dance and music till 12 noon. During the morning session, Naad Yoga and meditation will be conducted by Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar and Geshe Dorji Damdul. Naad Yoga is based on Naad that is music whereas the Buddhist meditation will be conducted for a calm and luminous mind.


Other workshops, including Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Mohiniattam, Mural Painting, Pichwai Painting, Gond Art, Calligraphy, Carnatic and Hindustani Vocal will be held daily from 9 am to 12 pm. Renowned artistes including Gayathri Girish, Qamar Dagar, K.R. Babu, Kalyanmal Sahu, Garreba Sing Terkam, Bhuvanesh Komkali, Ruchira Kedar, Parshwanath Upadhyey, Saji Menon will conduct all these workshops, the SPIC MACAY informed in a press note.

Speaking about the event, a SPIC MACAY spokesperson said, “It is being organised to create a wave in the minds of people. It is aimed at spreading hope and positivity in the society, especially amongst the youth. The youth has been deeply affected by the Covid pandemic; this will alleviate their mental stress and impart awareness about the benefits of yoga and meditation in strengthening the immune system.”

Interested people can register for the event on the link below:

bit.ly/smyoga-workshop

These events are dedicated in memory of Mysore T. Chowdaiah's 125th birth anniversary and the 100th anniversary of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi.

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