Goa State Yoga Academy to be inaugurated on March 18

Minster for power and social welfare and chairman of Goa State Yoga Academy, Pandurang Madkaikar said that the academy will bring together yoga teachers, who have been imparting yoga education and conducting class in their individual capacities.

“The academy will be a hub for yoga teachers from across Goa as members of the academy. Besides, it will also serve as a platform for all yoga teachers to contribute and enhance the yoga scene in the state,” he said addressing media.

Madkaikar also said that the objective of the academy will not only to teach yoga but also to impart ethics, etiquettes and cultural values in the younger generations. “We aim to establish social responsibility among the students and to community as a whole,” he said.

He said that there was a proposal to conduct yoga classes in the precinct of Kala Academy on permanent basis and that the head office of yoga academy would be either Panaji or Porvorim. We also have plans to have at least one centre in each of the 40 constituencies of Goa, said Madkaikar.

The Goa State Yoga Academy will be inaugurated on March 18 at Black Box, Kala Academy, Panaji at 11 a.m.