NYC Celebrates INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY With Free Yoga and Meditation Sessions, Today

In collaboration with New York City Public Advocate's Office and the Parks Department, Consulate General of India presents a celebration of the third annual International Yoga Day 2017 on June 19, 2017 from 5.00-8:30pm at Castle Clinton in Battery Park.

The admission to the event is free for to participate, but registration is encouraged at:

https://www.indiacgny.org/yoga_registration.php

The first 500 participants to register online will receive a free yoga mat.

Check out the video below of highlights of 2016 International Yoga Day:

Thirty minute yoga and meditation sessions will be led by such organizations as Hindu Temple of North America, Mallakhamb Federation, Urban Yogis, and the Arts of Living Foundation, among others, and the evening will conclude with a performance by the band Butterthief.

The United Nations proclaimed June 21, 2017 as the International Day of Yoga at the initiative of the Government of India. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word 'yoga' derives from Sanskrit, means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and mind. Today it is practiced in various forms around the world and continues to grow in popularity. International Yoga Day aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga.

OTHER INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY EVENTS

DR. B.J MISTRY FOR YOGA

May 23 * 11am -12pm * New Beginning Nursery School, Tarrytown NY

QUEENS MUSEUM & INDIAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

June 10 * 10AM -12PM * Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows, NY

MALLAKHAMB FEDERATION USA

June 7 * Woodrow Wilson Middle School, Edison, NJ

June 9 * South Plainfield Middle School, NJ

June 12 * Woodbridge Middle School, NJ

June 21 * Mallakhamb Studio, South Plainfield, NJ

SOUTH ASIAN ARTS COUNCIL

June 12 * 10AM -2PM * Massachussetts State House, Boston

SAHAJA YOGA

June 15 * 11AM -1PM * Liberty Intl airport, Newark

ART OF LIVING FOUNDATION

June 15 * 2PM -4PM * Liberty Intl airport, Newark

JAi HANUMAN SHAKHA, HINDU SWAYAMSEVAK SANGH USA June 18 * 6PM -7PM * 80 E Barclay St, Hicksville, NY

FEDERATION OF INDIAN ASSOCIATIONS (FIA), OHIO

June 18 * 7AM -11AM * Liberty Park, Columbus OH

TIMES SQUARE ALLIANCE

June 21 * 7:30AM -7:30PM * Times Square, New York NY

FIA (OHIO) AND ART OF LIVING FOUNDATION

June 21 * 7AM -9AM * State house lawn, Columbus OH

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OHIO

June 21 * 6PM -8:30PM * Public Square/Community Hall, Mayfield Village OH

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIANS OF INDIAN ORIGIN (AAPI)

June 24 * 5AM -7AM * Yoga with Baba Ramdev, Harrah's Resort, Atlantic City NJ

INDIAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA

June 24 * 5PM -8PM * Kensico Dam Plaza, Westchester County, NY

HINDU SWAYAMSEVAK SANGH (HSS) - NJ

June 25 * 9:30AM -12PM * Woodbridge High school, Woodbridge NJ

ARYA SAMAJ INC

June 25 * 9:30AM -1PM * Arya Samaj, Hillside Ave, Jamaica NY

THE HINDU TEMPLE OF NORTH AMERICA

June 25 * 9.30AM -1.30PM * Hindu Temple, Flushing, NY

MILAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION

June 25 * 10AM -2PM * State of Connecticut Capitol Building, Hartford CT


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