Tuesday, June 21, 2016

International Yoga Day (PHOTOS)

IDayOfYoga.com; NBCnews.com; Ashley Wells, Dhr. Seven, CC Liu, Wisdom Quarterly
(YogaBreakDancing) Guys can do yoga, and this guy can dance, too! (YAM)
Extreme yoga poses in extremely beautiful locations to be at one with (curiousphotos)
Approaching levitation: yoga poses utilize balance, strength, and flexibility (yogaatmines).
Full lotus, deep in samadhi? There is no need to breathe in 4th jhana (geekroom.com)

4,000 Indian schoolchildren celebrate International Yoga Day in Chennai on June 20 (Summer Solstice). Yoga means "union" in Sanskrit. Millions of people twisted their bodies in complex positions in celebration of International Yoga Day on Tuesday. ARUN SANKAR / AFP - Getty Images

People participate in a yoga class during the 14th Annual Solstice in Times Square event in New York City, June 20. Last year, the United Nations proclaimed June 21 as International Day of Yoga. SHANNON STAPLETON/Reuters.

Central Armed Police Forces' Sashastra Seema Bal personnel practice yoga at Lal Parade Ground for World Yoga Day in Bhopal, India, on June 19. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to make yoga a part of their lives, saying the practice — which began in ancient India — doesn't differentiate between the rich and poor, and it is accessible to all.  SANJEEV GUPTA/EPA.

Enthusiasts perform yoga breathing exercises in Makati, Philippines, on June 18. MARK R. CRISTINO/EPA.
People practice yoga on a glass sightseeing platform on the outskirts of Beijing, China, on June 20. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/Reuters.
Muslim students practice yoga at the N. H. English Academy in Mumbai, India on June 20. DIVYAKANT SOLANKI/EPA.
Yoga enthusiasts practice yoga in the central Gorky park in Minsk, Belarus, on June 19. Different Yoga organizations in Minsk offered joint exercises to mark the International Day of Yoga. TATYANA ZENKOVICH/EPA.
Malaysian yoga practitioners perform yoga exercises at the iconic Sultan Abdul Samad building in Kuala Lumpur on June 21. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP - Getty Images.
Indian yoga practitioners participate in a rehearsal for International Yoga Day on Rajpath in New Delhi on June 19. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP - Getty Images. More

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