International Day Of Yoga: Here’s How The World Is Celebrating It

Since its inception in the year 2015, June 21st is celebrated as “The International Day of Yoga” across the globe. Yoga might have originated in India, but it is now widely practiced everywhere, including the US. In fact, yoga enthusiasts all over the world are celebrating the International Yoga Day in their own way. USA…

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Since its inception in the year 2015, June 21st is celebrated as “The International Day of Yoga” across the globe. Yoga might have originated in India, but it is now widely practiced everywhere, including the US. In fact, yoga enthusiasts all over the world are celebrating the International Yoga Day in their own way.

USA

A host of events were organized in the past week to mark the fourth anniversary of the International Day of Yoga. These events saw the participation of people from all walks of life, who performed different asanas and breathing exercises.

International Yoga Day celebrations begin in US

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: Hundreds of yoga enthusiasts gathered to flex their body at historic monuments of the US, including the Capitol Hill, kick-starting a host of events planned this week to mark the fourth anniversary of the International Day of Yoga.

Nepal

A yoga camp was organized by the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu, at the Muktinath temple. The temple, which is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists, busted with activity, as monks and locals practiced yoga, 12,500 feet above sea level.

Nepal Marks Yoga Day At Muktinath Temple, 12,500 Feet Above Sea Level

Celebrations have already begun across the world for the 4th International Yoga Day, which is on June 21. Taking the ancient Indian practice to new heights this year is Nepal, where monks and locals practiced Yoga at the Muktinath temple, 12,500 feet above sea level.

Australia

The Australian Parliament witnessed a yoga session for the first time. Aimed at helping the politicians cope up with their stressful and busy social lives, the session, the session was attended by several lawmakers including the former prime minister Tony Abbott.

In a first, Yoga Day celebrated in Australian Parliament

A yoga session was organised in the Australian Parliament on Monday for the first time with several lawmakers including former prime minister Tony Abbott performing various asanas in the federal legislature. Marking the fourth International Day of Yoga which is on June 21, over 50 people attended the two-hour long event organised by Melbourne-based Vasudeva Kriya Yoga group at Parliament’s community hall in Canberra.

Indonesia

Indonesia is celebrating the International Day of Yoga on a pretty wide scale. “Ten Cities, Ten Days, Bringing Together Twenty Thousand Yoga Lovers: Promoting Health and Happiness through Yoga” is the theme that the Indonesians have chosen for this year’s celebrations. Several events have already been organized throughout the country since 22 April, and they will go on till the 10th of August.

The 4th INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA 2018 Celebrated in 10 Indonesian Cities

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India

Yoga events are being held all over the country, with the one where PM Modi led an estimated 50, 000 volunteers to mark the fourth anniversary of International Yoga Day, taking the centerstage.

International Yoga Day 2018 Live Updates: Yoga Has Emerged As Biggest Unifying Force, Says PM Modi

New Delhi: PM Modi led an estimated 50, 000 volunteers to mark the fourth anniversary of International Yoga Day. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu along with several Union Ministers are also to host part of similar events across the country.

We, at XS Worldwide, organized an invigorating yoga session at our India Headquarters, which left our employees asking for more. They could not contain their zeal and fervor, and advocated that such sessions be held at regular intervals. Their sheer enthusiasm has encouraged us to give this some serious thought, and make yoga a regular part of our work lives.

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