File photoYoga is both an art as well as a science that has amazing curative and preventive powers for the well-being of humanity, President Pranab Mukherjee said on the International Yoga Day. Mr. president inaugurated a mass yoga event at the Rashtrapati Bhavan and noted how yoga can also help prevent and cure modern lifestyle related disorders."Yoga is both an art as well as a science. It has amazing curative as well as preventive powers for the well-being of humanity and for the management of many modern lifestyle related disorders," he said. Conveying his best wishes on the occasion, Mr. Mukherjee said India was the home of yoga where it was practiced over centuries.(Pull Out Your Mats: Different Types of Yoga and Their Many Health Benefits)The president expressed his happiness over the fact that many residents at the Rashtrapati Bhavan have been practicing yoga for a long period of time and had participated enthusiastically to commemorate the International Yoga Day. Around 1,000 residents and staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President's Body Guard, the Army Guard, Indo-Tibetan Border Police and the Delhi Police participated in the mass yoga session.(The Truth About Yoga: 5 Myths That Are Just Silly)
The event was organized in collaboration with Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga. Yoga classes were conducted for the residents of the President's Estate from June 1 to 20, 2015 in preparation for the International Yoga Day.(The Little Yogi: 5 Yoga Asanas That Can Build Your Childs Strength and Flexibility)
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