Art of Living holds Yoga Sessions for jail inmates
Yoga Sessions held for jail inmates
JAMMU, JUNE 21 – A Yoga session was organized in District Jail, Jammu to observe International Yoga Day.
The Art of Living teacher Rupali Dutta and other instructors taught Yoga asanas and pranayam to the jail inmates.
In the programme, large number of jail inmates participated with great enthusiasm and zeal. Jail Officers Tajinder Kour, Additional Superintendent, Feroz Ahmed Lone, Deputy Superintendent Nasir Ahmed Assistant Superintendent and jail staff also participated.
Senior Superintendent, District Jail Jammu Dinesh Sharma motivated the jail inmates to make yoga as routine in their daily life with a purpose to keep them physically as well as mentally fit.
He further said that it has also been observed that Yoga and Meditation has proven beneficial to the inmates and such type of programme s have become regular feature of the jail routine.
A similar Yoga camp was also organized in District Jail, Kathua in collaboration with the Art of Living.
On the occasion, Superintendent Jail Mushtaq Ahmed Malla, Prisons Staff and near about 70 Jail inmates participated in the yoga. The programme was particularly organized for the benefit of prisoners to release their stress and betterment of their health.
The importance of the day and benefits of yoga were also highlighted by trainers for Art of Living and Superintendent Jail and inmates and staff were advised to practice yoga regularly for their mental, physical and spiritual wellbeing.