Second International Day of Yoga in Houston – 21 June, 2016

On 11 December 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared 21st June as the International Day of Yoga receiving broad support from 177 member states, including USA. The declaration came after the call for the adoption of 21st June as International Day of Yoga by Prime Minister of India, Mr.Narendra Modi during his address to UN General Assembly on 27 September 2014.

Consulate General of India, Houston in association with the Pralaya Yoga Studio Houston will be celebrating the second International Day of Yoga on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 from 1830 hrs at Discovery Green, Downtown, Houston in close coordination with Patanjali YogPeeth USA, Hindus of Greater Houston, Hindu Swayam Sevak Sangh, VYASA Houston, Sanathan Hindu Center, Samskriti, Center for Indian Performing Arts, Ekal Vidyalaya, ISHA Foundation, India House, Ismail Council, Art of Living, SEWA, Sri Meenakshi Temple Society and Texas Yoga Association.

Event is free and open to the public.

Event Schedule:

Saturday, 18 June 2016 Trioint Event Center, San Antonio
Sunday, 19 June 2016 Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Plaza, Irving
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 Discovery Green , Downtown, Houston
Sunday, 26 June 2016 NASA, Houston
Saturday, 30 July 2016 State Capitol, Austin

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Yoga is essentially a spiritual discipline based on an extremely subtle science which focuses on bringing harmony between mind and body. It is an art and science for healthy living. The word “Yoga” is derived from the sanksrit root “yuj” meaning “to join”, “to yoke” or “to unite”.

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First International Day of Yoga Celebrations in Houston, TX on 21 June 2015 at George R. Brown Convention Center.

Posted by India in USA – Consulate General of India, Houston on Sunday, June 21, 2015

Event is free and open to all!!!Registration closes 19 June, 2016

Please bring a yoga mat with you. Remember to wear flexible clothing.