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If, for unknown reasons, you have not yet comprehended the art of meditation and practicing, it’s time to fill the gap in knowledge and skills on the International Day of Yoga. When June 21 appears on the calendar, get to know the worldview that leads to harmony.

The History

Yoga originated in India five thousand years ago. The purpose of the practice was to unite the body and soul to achieve a harmonious balance. Yoga has gained popularity in Western culture as a physical activity that helps to relieve chronic pain, improve mood, relax, and normalize respiratory system function. The holiday was established and approved by the decree of the United Nations on the proposal of the Indian Ambassador in 2014.

Interesting Facts

Yoga classes can be grouping or individual. You need a special mat, comfortable clothes, and relaxing music.

  1. Yoga is practiced in gyms, on beaches, in parks. The main thing is to be able to focus and abstract from reality without losing touch with others. This is a real skill that requires training.
  2. 10% of Americans doing yoga on a regular basis.
  3. Yoga has variations of exercises, styles, directions. This is science, perception of the world, philosophy of life.

The main property of a mat that is suitable is a non-slip surface. It ensures the safety of performing exercises, fixing poses.

How to celebrate

Start with the first step; purchase a mat and try to do simple exercises under the guidance of a trainer. The first lesson will make you feel light in the head and pain in the muscles that are not used to stretching. Progress will soon come with regular practice. The healing influence is manifested in aspects of the work of the internal organ systems. Following the path of enlightenment guarantees the absence of depression and a good, calm mood and peace.

When is International Day of Yoga celebrated in 2022?

International Day of Yoga is observed on June 21 each year.