If, for unknown reasons, you have not yet comprehended the art of meditation, it’s time to fill the gap in your knowledge and skills on the International Day of Yoga. When June 21 appears on the calendar, get acquainted with the worldview that leads to harmony.
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 United Nations on the proposal of the Indian Ambassador in 2014.
Yoga classes can be in groups or individual. You need a special mat, comfortable clothes, and relaxing music.
- Yoga is practiced in gyms, on beaches, and in parks. The main thing is to be able to focus and step away from reality without losing touch with others. This is a real skill that requires training.
- 10% of Americans do yoga on a regular basis.
- Yoga has variations in exercises, styles, and directions. This is a science, a perception of the world, and a philosophy of life.
The main property of the mat is to be a suitable non-slip surface. It ensures safety when performing the exercises.
How to take part
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 muscles that are not used to stretching. Progress will soon come with regular practice. The healing influence is manifested in aspects of how the internal organs work. Following the path of enlightenment guarantees an absence of depression, a good, calm mood, and peace.
When is International Day of Yoga celebrated in 2024?
International Day of Yoga is observed on June 21 each year.