The Yoga and Meditation Centre conducts sessions on both theoretical and practical aspects of yoga and meditation and disseminates knowledge about the spiritual dimension to help students understand yoga, advise those who are interested to experience yoga for themselves, and guide those who have intense desire for spiritual growth towards achieving their goal. Yoga experts say that doing 12 sets of Surya Namaskar translates into doing 288 powerful yoga poses in a span of 12 to 15 minutes.
To make the students physically and mentally healthier SMSMPITR Campus has yoga and meditation centre, where anyone willing to join the regular club can come & try to attain equilibrium of the mind & the body. Yoga classes are offered to all interested students. The students are enlightened the importance of yoga and meditation. The different kinds of yoga are and meditation methodologies are explained to the students. The benefits of yoga and meditation are also explicated to the students.
Though there is no syllabus as such, students are taught mudras and asanas and different kinds of physical exercises. They are also made to understand various meditation techniques. Along with the physical, there is also food for thought through regular talks on issues like philosophy of life, analysis of thoughts, neutralization of anger, eradication of worries, individual & world peace, etc.
Ever since June 21 was declared as the World Yoga Day, ATRI has been celebrating this day with performances, talks and contests. Eminent experts are invited to enlighten our students and staff with their knowledge of Indian spirituality and practices. The Yoga and Meditation Centre also celebrates the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, being observed as Yuva Divas every year.
Modern science has helped us in improving our standards of living, but it is only Yoga and Meditation that has given us a holistic approach to help overcome pain in life and gain lasting happiness. The Yoga and Meditation Centre at SMSMPITR is a comprehensive attempt in this direction.