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Free Yoga sessions for Technopark Community

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It is time to roll out your yoga mat and discover the combination of physical and mental exercises that for thousands of years have hooked yoga practitioners around the globe. The beauty of yoga is that you don’t have to be a yogi or yogini to reap the benefits. Whether you are young or old, overweight or fit, yoga has the power to calm the mind and strengthen the body.

A good percent of  IT professionals suffer from neck pain, back pain, spondylitis, diabetes and a host of other modern-day health issues. To lead a healthy and less stressful life, we have to find a way to eliminate these painful predicaments from our daily doings. Fortunately, there is a simple solution to these computer-age maladies: the 5,000-year-old ancient Indian practice of Yoga.

Yoga is for everyone, and it’s especially helpful for IT professionals who sit at their desks for long periods of time.Practicing Yoga is helpful in restoring and maintaining well-being and improving flexibility and vitality

Health is not valued till sickness comes.” In today’s fast-paced world too many of us seem to run endlessly in pursuit of money and position, until one day, we find ourselves suffering maladies of the body that could have easily been prevented. So start today, choose a balanced life of harmony — of mind, soul and body. Make yoga a part of your balanced life. It will invigorate your performance and increase your happiness. It’s a calm feeling that carried through your day , love and respect yourself and your body.

The Registration for second batch of “Free Yoga Course” as part of Yogathon2017 program, conducted by Vivekananda Study Circle (VSC) Technopark begins on   30 August 2017.This is exclusive free yoga sessions for Technopark Employees and Technopark support staffs.New batch will start in October 2017.

The Free Yoga teaching includes training for 10 session under the guidance of trained Yoga instructors. Yoga classes will be held on every Tuesday’s morning from 7.30 a.m.  To 8.30 a.m. at Technopark Club, Technopark.

Interested Technopark community members can register their names in single or group   with their Name, Company Name, email-id and contact number by sending email to yoga_technopark@vsctechnopark.org or vsctechnopark@gmail.com .

You may reach out to

9847346682 (Jayakrishnan) / 9495319296 (Vishnu Somanath) / 9847605399 (Praveen Madhusoodanan)

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70th year of Independence and Rakshabandhan

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Vivekananda Study Circle, Technopark, conducts Commemoration of India’s 70th year of Independence and Rakshabandhan festival in Technopark, On Aug 16, 2017, From 5:30 P.M to 7:00 P.M at Travancore Hall, Park Center.

Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Honorable member of parliament will be the chief guest of this function and shall be delivering speech on Topic: “ British Raj in India : An Era of Darkness”. In the Context of Dr. Shashi Tharoor’s famous Oxford Union Speech, which went viral on the internet – “British Does Owe Reparations to her Former colonies “and his latest book “An Era of Darkness”.

Shri. Sriram Venkitaraman. IAS (Director of Employment, Kerala) shall be the Guest Speaker on this Occasion. Technopark CEO Shri. Hrishikesh Nair will preside the function.

 

Renowned photographer Shri. Balan Madhavan shall announce Chhaya 2017 results during the function, second edition of the Technopark photography competition. The awards of Chhaya2017 for winners shall be distributed during this function. Selected photographs of the contestants shall be exhibited in the Bhavani Atrium on Aug 16 th from 10:00 A.M till 7:00 P.M. We request the Technopark community to visit the photo exhibition and cheer our techy photography talents.

We welcome all Technopark community members to participate in India’s Independence Commemoration and Rakshabandhan festival and enjoy the words  from the  great legends of our period.

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Yogathon @ Technopark

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Technopark and Vivekananda Study Circle (VSC)  in Association with Art of living(AOL) Technopark chapter celebrates the International Day of Yoga on June 21.

Program schedule:
  • Welcome by Sri. Hrishikesh Nair, CEO, Technopark
  • Yoga day inauguration by Sri Vijay Goel (Hon.Central Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports)
  • Inaugural speech by Sri Vijay Goel
  • Discourse on Yoga by Sri M (founder of The Satsang Foundation)
  • Regular FREE yoga session announcement by Sri M to Technopark employee’s
  • Thank You note

A mass Yoga session will follow the event.
Partner yourself with Technopark for the ‘International Yoga Day ‘celebrations in Technopark #Yogathon@Technopark. Spread the message and increase the awareness about yoga in your organisation. Help your colleagues and employees to work stress free and lead a healthy life.
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Onam with kids at Agastya Bala Samskara kendram

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Members of Vivekananda Study Circle (VSC), Technopark, Visited kottoor tribal

village on Sept 4th , 2016 to showcase their social commitment and celebrate

this year’s Onam with kids at Agastya Bala Samskara kendram, Pothode,

Kottoor, the School which is run by Sevabarathi for the kids of Kottoor tribal

settlement colony. A team of 25 members from VSC visited the school and had

Onam Sadya with the teachers, children and their families. VSC also donated

the kids with Study aids, new dresses (Ona- Kodi) for the teachers and

kids. The school authorities mentioned about the lack of basic infrastructure at

the school and VSC has offered to build a Toilet for the schoolhouse.

This sojourn was a novel experience for most of the techies and was touched

by the life of people living in the tribal village. The team had to travel through

the forest for 15 kilometers by jeep to reach the Kottoor village, a settlement

colony away from the urban pollution and amenities.

VSC is planning to conduct training sessions for the educated youth of this tribal

village for PSC and other service competitive exams. VSC hopes to engage

more techies in these plans, encouraging to participate in social services.

 

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VSC distributed study aids to students

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Vivekananda Study Circle distributed note books and study aids to more than fifty students of the Magic Bus NGO India life skill camps, in Venjaramoodu (Kattor and Koppam Camps) on August 20th 2016.The kids were selected by the Magic Bus, who runs camps in these areas . Magic Bus camps are working on developing kid’s life skills, in their journey from childhood to livelihood.

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Earlier VSC had collected notebooks and study aids from VSC members and techies working in technopark. The VSC also planning to support them with training sessions for personal development, focused on Interaction skills, Communication and Information Technology skills for the volunteers of magic bus. VSC hopes to engage more techies in these Volunteer skill development programs, promoting social service outlook in techies.

 

 

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Celebrated 69 Years of Independence and Rakshabandan

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Vivekananda Study Circle (VSC) a socio-cultural organisation of Technopark

employees celebrated 69 years of Indian Independence and Raksha Bandhan on

Aug 18 th , 2016, at the Travancore Hall, Technopark. Prof. Richard Hay, Hon

Member of Parliament, was the Chief Guest for the day. Technopark CEO

Hrishikesh Nair was also present on the occasion.

Prof. Richard Hay, the key note speaker of the event shared some of the initiatives

put forward by Central Government to empower the poor people. While

addressing the large gathering of techies, he added that now we are in an era of

development and stressed the need for patriotic fervor to take the country to new

heights of development. He quoted Swami Vivekananda as a great saint who had

tremendous faith in the youth of this country. Mentioning about his Campus

connect initiatives to exchange ideas with the students and how young minds can

find solutions to some of the burning problems, he urged the techies to come up

with solutions for the issues faced by public in our country. He also spoke on how

Raksha bandhan festival conveys the message of universal sisterhood and

brotherhood, trust and respect for each other. During the address, he appreciated

the social commitment of VSC and encouraged VSC team to continue with the

various green initiatives and social activities in and around Technopark. Mr.

Hrishikesh Nair, Technopark CEO, also spoke on the occasion.

Followed by a silent prayer to pay respects to the heroes who sacrificed their lives

for our country, techies tied rakhis and exchanged sweets.

During the function, Team VSC handed over a memorandum to Prof. Richard Hay

requesting help for construction of toilets under the Swachh Bharath mission, in

Agasthya Bala Samskaara Kendram, Kuttichal, Thiruvananthapuram, a school for

the tribal children run by Seva Bharati and affiliated to Bharathiya Vidyaniketan.

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The function was presided by Murali Krishnan (EY), Jayakrishnan (Flytxt) voiced

the welcome speech and Gireesh Chandran (Tata Elxsi), President – VSC, conveyed

the Vote of Thanks.


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69 Years of Independence celebrations and Rakshabandhan in Technopark

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Vivekananda Study Circle in Technopark celebrates 69 years of  Independence and Rakshabandan in Technopark on 18th August 2016 from 6 to 7PM.

Prof Richard Hay(MP) will be the Chief Guest for the event scheduled at Travancore Hall, Park Centre, Technopark.

Raksha Bandhan is a ceremony where a sister ties a thread of protection around her brother’s wrist. During this ceremony, the brother pledges to protect her and take care of his sister under all circumstances.

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International Day Of Yoga and Chhaya 2016 Award Ceremony

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After the success of last year’s inaugural event to mark International Yoga Day, the techies in technopark celebrates yoga day this year also. As part of the celebrations across the country, the technopark community joins the celebration on 21st June 2016 at 5:30 PM at Technopark club. Celebrating the unityof yoga with a community practice of yoga asana. There will be wareness session and practice which will start out with Surya Namaskar.The session will be jointly hosted by Vivekananda Study Cirlce and Art of Living Technopark chapter.

Following to this the award ceremony of Chhaya 2016, a photography contest hosted by Vivekananda Study Circle for techies. This event has showcased the best photographs of Techies. The Chief judge Balan Madhavan, wild life photographer and also the UN photography award winner will declare the Chhaya contest winners of 2016 at the same venue. The winners will be decided based on the Facebook poll and judges choice.