As it’s important to start the year on a positive note, it’s time to book a yoga session to feel calm from the inside out.

International Yoga Day, also known as the International Day of Yoga, is celebrated annually on June 21st. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2014, following a proposal by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the General Assembly. The first International Yoga Day was observed on June 21, 2015.

So, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced yogi, there’s a class for everyone to try out and feel completely rejuvenated after.

What are some of the benefits of yoga?

Physical and Mental Health

Yoga is known for its numerous health benefits, including improved flexibility, strength, and mental clarity. International Yoga Day aims to raise awareness about these benefits and encourage people to incorporate yoga into their daily lives.

Cultural Heritage

Yoga has ancient roots in Indian culture and philosophy. The day highlights yoga’s historical significance and its role in promoting a balanced lifestyle.

Global Unity

The celebration fosters a sense of global unity by bringing people together from various countries and backgrounds to participate in yoga activities, emphasizing peace and harmony.

From Vinyasa to hip hop yoga, you can choose a class that fits best into your workout routine to relax and heal during your time off or for a midweek break.

Hence, for inspiration on where to book next, Emirates Woman has curated the perfect guide of venues to book for your upcoming yoga class.

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