Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga
Health, Harmony and Happiness for all through Yoga
Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) is an autonomous Institution fully funded by Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Department of AYUSH. MDNIY is a focal Institute for Planning, Training, Promotion and Coordination of Yoga Education, Training, Therapy and Research in all its aspects. MDNIY aims to promote deeper understanding of Yoga philosophy and practices based on classical Yoga amongst people. The main Vision and Mission of the Institute is ''Health, Harmony and Happiness for all through Yoga''.
The one year Diploma in Yoga Sciences (DYSc.) for Graduate is the most demanding course offered and is a comprehensive education in all aspects of Yoga. DYSc is a full time regular course with an intake of 120 students. The institute has provisions for Scholarships and Fellowships for Indian students and provides subsidies for hostel accommodation.
The Institute is also conducting other Yoga Education Courses and Therapy Programmes on Yoga education like Certificate in Yoga Science (CYSc.) for target group of 3 and a half months, Foundation Courses in Yoga Science, Foundation Course in Yoga Science for Medical Professionals of 1 month duration, Health Promotion Programme, Pranayama and Meditation Programme, Healthy Aging Programme, Yoga Programme for Women, Weekend Yoga Programme, Shankhaprakshalana Kriya, Yoga Workshop for Children, etc. All these short time courses run from one week to 1 month
Month-end Special Workshop on Yogic Management of Executive Stress and Yogic Management of Lifestyle related Disorders are conducted on last Saturday's and Sunday's of every month respectively. Yoga Orientation Courses for Yoga/AYUSH medical professionals are also conducted periodically.
Under the able guidance of Dr. Ishwar.V. Basavaraddi, Director of the institute organises National Yoga Week (NWY) an Annual Mass Awareness Programmes for Health, Happiness and Harmony, all through Yoga from 12th – 18th February of every year with particiaption of eminent personalities like Padmabhushan Dr. B. K. S. Iyengar (Pune), Dr. Pranav Pandya (Haridwar), Swami Veda Bharati (Rishikesh), Shri O. P. Tiwari (Lonavla), Dr. H. R. Nagendra (Bangalore), Dr. (Smt.) Hansa Jayadeva (Mumbai), Dr. S. P. Mishra (Haridwar), Dr. (Smt.) Meenakshi Devi Bhavnani (Puducherry), Padmashri Bharat Bhusan (Saharanpur), Swami Anant Bharati (Delhi), Sh. Sridharan (Chennai) and other prominent and leading Yoga personalities of the world.
The campus is made up of a state-of-art complex with air conditioned and ultra modern building which includes Auditorium, Conference Hall, Kriya Block, Class Rooms, Lecture Hall etc. along with Ultra Modern Teaching facilities.
MDNIY offers a comprehensive range of yoga workshops, programmes, activities and events:
- 1-year Diploma Course in Yoga (for students under 25)
- Yoga Training (1 month, and more)
- Yoga Education
- Summer Yoga Camps
- National Yoga Week (NYW) 2011
- Special Programme
- Scientific Research
- Publication and Propagation
- International Activities
- Health Promotion Programme
- Extension Activities
- Advanced Centres for Yoga
- Workshop on Management of Lifestyle Related Disorders
- Workshop on Management of Executive Stress
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