Yogastha (meaning "established in yoga") is Wellness Club as an institute body under students' Gymkhana at IIT Bombay. Since its' inception on 1st International Day of Yoga (21st June 2015), the club is working towards a stress-free, peaceful campus community covering all wellness aspects as physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, etc. Since then the club is actively conducting weekly sessions and other events..
International Day of Yoga
The International Day of Yoga is celebrated on 21st June every year. In 2019, a full week of yoga from 14th to 21st June was celebrated including various yoga related activities. The activities included movie screening, lecture on Yoga, practice sessions for Yogathon Challenge and Common Yoga Protocol at various places in campus. More than 400 campus residents participated in various activities.
In 2018, Yogastha Club organized, a first of its kind, full Yoga Week culminating in the practice of Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) and Yogathon Challenge on the event day. The Common Yoga Protocol (CYP), which is issued by the AYUSH MINISTRY, was conducted so that the people could get some basic information about various asanas and pranayama. Yogathon is a challenge of doing 108 Suryanamaskars at one go. Practice sessions were offered for both.
Yoga day of 2015 is special to Yogastha because it was officially launched on this day. Movie screening and Yogathon Challenge were organized. Director of the Institute was the Chief Guest.