Dear Yogis, we’re going to collate the most important news on Yoga every day and present it to you for easy reading. Here’s everything that we find newsworthy in yoga today; and also a little bit of Inspirational content with an occasional Wacky story thrown in for good measure (there’s plenty of those in the modern yoga world!!)
Nearly 36,000 People Set a Record In India for the World’s Biggest Yoga Session
The world unfurled its yoga mats on Sunday, with millions across the globe turning out to celebrate the first International Yoga Day.
People gathered in large numbers to practice the ancient physical and spiritual discipline, everywhere from New York City’s Times Square and the Eiffel Tower in Paris to locations in Afghanistan, South Korea, China and Kazakhstan. But no gathering was larger than the one in India’s capital New Delhi — a massive affair led by none other than Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose brainchild International Yoga Day was. Read more here>>
Yoga event draws thousands, including UN chief, to Times Square
About 17,000 people set out their mats and stretched into yoga exercises in New York’s Times Square, including the United Nations’ leader, to celebrate the first International Day of Yoga.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, dressed in white, joined the yoga gathering late in the morning in one of the most recognizable squares in the world.
Ban hailed the many benefits the ancient exercise could bring to people around the world.”To all of you I say: Namaste!” the UN leader told the crowd. Read more here >>
Doggy-style, breast asanas: Poonam Pandey invents Yoga poses that you don’t want to miss out… ?
Model-turned-actress Poonam Pandey has now come up with her own Yoga poses that include the “doggy-style”, “breast […]