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Webinar on ‘Significance of Physical Activities & Stress Management’ held at FDDI, Chandigarh (Banur) campus

A webinar on ‘Significance of Physical Activities & Stress Management’ was conducted at Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Chandigarh (Banur) campus on 11th June 2021.

The webinar focused on managing stress related to the growth of the COVID-19 pandemic and provided useful tips to get engaged in physical activity that could help one maintain their mental health. These physical activities are feasible even in lockdown situations.

Under current conditions due to COVID-19 pandemic, the physical activities of most of the people have been reduced and few of the people who have defeated COVID-19 are struggling with health and economic problems. These people are gradually becoming victim of many types of stress.


Ms. Niharika Singh, Managing Director of Fitness Vibe Private Limited, Mohali was the resource person for the session. Ms. Singh is a certified fitness instructor and also a freelancer yoga trainer.


Ms. Niharika, spoke about the importance of managing the stress during the COVID-19 pandemic and suggested the right procedures/ steps to be taken to manage stress as it is of paramount importance to maintain strong mental health along with the physical fitness. She recommended for meditation for few minutes in the day. A therapy of 10 minutes related to relax during stress was held to all the participants.

Over 100 participants including faculty & staff from all the campuses of FDDI joined this webinar. The participants learnt about the physical and psychological impacts of the stress, how to recognize one’s personal stress signals and the activities to be carried out to overcome the stress.

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