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International Yoga day 2016 in Sochi

: admin 22-06-2016, 14:14, : 1193



What can be better than doing your yoga on the Black Sea coast? Recently the Yoga Day in Sochi took place on the big square by the Sochi Sea Port. The fest was organized to promote healthy life style and raise awareness of Yoga in the local community. Many local Yoga schools and clubs collaborated to organize this event and increase their presence.

Early Bird Catches the Sun

The day started at dawn, 4:30 a.m. with the collective Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation). Everybody could join this sacred morning yoga practice for free and learn from the best yoga practitioners. All day long, until the sunset, which is absolutely amazing by the sea coast, various  Yoga Studios in Sochi represented their unique yoga styles, shared with the local community the basic principles of yoga and shared about the healthy and conscious life style.

Watch, try out and learn

Everybody young or old - could practice basic Yoga asanas (special postures), pranayam (breathing techniques) and also dhyana (meditation).


 Yoga practitioners were like a living example of how Yoga made their lives better and bodies healthier.


During the International Yoga Day celebration people had the opportunity to visit various yoga schools booths, meet trainers and talk about yoga style that would fit them best.

 Everybody was welcome to try out various kinds of massage, practice singing mantras, meditation and have their "Mehndi - hands painted with henna.


In the booths there were Indian and ancient Slavic handicrafts for sale, cloths, ayurvedic and organic medicine and cosmetics for those who choose natural ways of treating their bodies.


Show Must Go On

In the evening the celebration of International Yoga day continued with a rich show program. Members of Yoga schools, Ayurveda centers and national dance clubs performed their singing, dancing and instrumental skills.

 This Sochi Yoga event was attended by people of varied ages and confessions, but everybody felt welcome, relaxed and had much fun. Various Yoga schools and practitioners obviously succeeded in promoting general wellbeing and raising awareness of Yoga in the local community.

 How do you celebrate the International Yoga Day in your city? Let me know! 

 Million of THANKS and 1000 points to your Karma for sharing!

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