Yoga instructor training programme successfully concludes

The yoga instructor training programme, conducted by the veteran actress and Yoga Acharini Mrs Anoja Weerasinghe for naval personnel, concluded on 18th September 2023. The closing ceremony held at the Commander Parakrama Samaraweera Memorial Indoor Sports Complex, SLNS Gemunu was held under the patronage of the Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Jayantha Kularatne.

In a bid to promote yoga exercises within the Navy, the programme got underway on 07th August 2023 and it was participated by 26 Physical Training Instructors of the Navy. On successful completion of the programme, those naval personnel received certificated from the Chief of Staff of the Navy.

Commander Western Naval Area and Commandant Volunteer Naval Force, Rear Admiral Saman Perera, Director General Personnel, Rear Admiral Damien Fernando, Director General Services, Rear Admiral Priyal Withanage, Director Sports, Commodore Roshan Athukorala and a group of officers and sailors from the Navy Headquarters and Western Naval Command were also present on this occasion.