Mo beach yoga campaign at Puri for environment awareness


Bhubaneswar: After the success of Mo Beach campaign and the Blue Flag eco-label accorded to the Golden Beach, Puri is now all set to step up to promote public health and environment education in a novel way while ensuring the new norms of safety for Covid-19.

In its endeavor to reinvent and prepare a resilient tourism that would facilitate public accessibility to the beach while encouraging public health and environment sustainability, the administration has envisaged a Unique Beach based Public Health Programme – Mo Beach Yoga.

Mo Beach Yoga is a first of its kind beach campaign that is aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle habits and promoting Sustainable Development Goals in the most natural way while leveraging public participation for fostering wellbeing tourism.

The programme is a pilot project of the Directorate of AYUSH of Odisha government which is being organized in collaboration with Beach Management Committee of Puri District Administration at the Puri Beach on October 17-18, 2020 at 5:30 AM.

It starts with 200 participants, all COVID recovered person spread across in 10 selected locations of the beach. All COVID guidelines will be maintained through the programme.

Each location will have 20 participants and 1 instructor along with 1 onground trainer to help in improving the postures. The instructors have been trained and oriented by Gopabandhu Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Puri for this special purpose.

The programme is organized on a pilot basis to learn from the experience of recovered people who are invited to this programme from all walks of life. It is an initiative to promote efficacy of Yoga which can be a useful aid in facilitating early recovery of COVID – 19.

The pilot project would also set the benchmark for resilient and safety methods to be adopted for on-ground implementation while making judicious use of traditional therapies and local sustainable solutions.

The participants will be provided with basic support infrastructure and amenities like drinking water, organized platforms etc.

The Mo beach yoga campaign will be conducted in a well-organized ambience providing a very special experience of yoga with the sound of the waves and perfecting your poses to a breathtaking panoramic view of the sea early in the morning – the ideal time to recharge your mental and physical energies.