June 30, 2013
The 2013 batch of Yoga Instruction Certification (YIC) course conducted by Yoga Bharati concluded on Sunday, June 30th. The closing ceremonies were presided over by eminent scientist, Dr.B.M Hegde.
Dr. Hegde is an accomplished medical scientist, author, academician and also a great yogi honored with a Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest civilian awards. In his deeply thought provoking talk, Dr Hegde touched upon a number of subjects related to yoga, human body and the science of healing.
The ceremony was well attended by the faculty, students and their families. Several students and faculty shared their experiences about their 3 month long journey immersing into the various aspects of the ancient science of yoga.
Yoga Instructor Certification course is conducted in the bay area by Yoga Bharati every year. Several eminent faculties, some visiting from India, guide the students about topics related to yoga as part of the course.
In year 2013 the course was held from April 6th to June 30th. It was attended by 30 students, 8 of them were youth between the ages of 13 and 20.