International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21st every year to promote physical and mental well-being through the practice of yoga.
It was first proposed by India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2014.
The day aims to raise awareness about the benefits of yoga, which include improving flexibility, strength, and balance, as well as reducing stress and anxiety.
Yoga, an ancient practice that originated in India, combines physical postures, breathing exercises, and meditation techniques to promote holistic health.
International Yoga Day brings people from different cultures and backgrounds together to participate in yoga sessions and foster a sense of unity and harmony.
It serves as a reminder of the importance of incorporating mindful practices into our daily lives for overall well-being.
The celebrations often include mass yoga events, workshops, seminars, and demonstrations held worldwide.
International Yoga Day highlights the universal appeal and accessibility of yoga, making it suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels.
The day also serves as a platform for spreading awareness about the positive impact of yoga on mental health and overall life balance.
Through International Yoga Day, people across the globe unite in their commitment to leading healthier and more fulfilling lives through the practice of yoga.