'Stressed out' Assam Rifles turn to Yoga

Dimapur, January 6 (MExN): Underscoring the effects of a long drawn counter insurgency exercise waged against her ‘enemies’, the Assam Rifles  India’s leading para-military force is conducting a week long Art of Living capsule, including yoga classes for its personnel deployed in Nagaland.
A defence release said benefits of yoga and meditation are known ‘stress busters’ and method of attaining both physical as well as mental well being. Keeping this in view, IGAR (N) is conducting a week long training for its personnel at various places. This was stated in a note issued by Lt Col RP Velu, PRO, IGAR (N).
Even the families of officers and jawans, including children are getting benefited out of this training and yoga camp, it claimed. The yoga camps have been held at Tuensang and Mokokchung in the month of December and is currently in progress at Kohima and another one being held at Dimapur later starting January 12 until 17. During the inaugural day training at Kohima, Maj Gen Sandeep Singh, SM, VSM IGAR (N) alongwith Mrs Yashmi Singh, President ARWWA joined the Assam Rifles personnel and their families at Karim Hall to do the yoga and motivated the personnel and families of IGAR (N) to take part in the training to derive maximum benefit out of the camp.
The yoga camp is being conducted by Art of Living organization under the aegis of DGAR and IGAR (N).