Message from Consul General of India,
Mr. Harish Parvathaneni
Dear Friends and ‘Yoga family’,
Welcome to the official website of ‘International Day of Yoga in Houston’. In the true spirit of “Yoga” – the union, 177 countries co-sponsored the United Nations resolution to declare International Day of Yoga on 21st June every year. With your active participation and support, it is our pleasure to bring together a large number of diverse Houstonians and institutions for celebrating the first International Day of Yoga (IDY) in a befitting manner in Houston on 21 June, 2015. My sincere thanks to all organizers, supporters and sponsors of this event for their contribution towards the IDY.I encourage all Houstonians to perform Yoga and actively participate in this free event with interactive Yoga sessions and ‘Yoga fair’ at George R. Brown Convention Center on 21 June to spread the message of Yoga for peace and harmony.
Consul General of India, Houston
WHAT IS YOGA?
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”.
|8:30 –9.30 am||Registration|
|9.30-10.00 am||Opening Remarks, Felicitations and Invocation Prayers|
|10.00-12.00 pm||Collective Yoga Session for Harmony and Peace (Introduction to Asanas, Relaxations, Pranayama and Meditation)|
|12.00-4.00 pm||Interactive Yoga Sessions / Yoga Fair / Food Booths|
Please bring a yoga mat with you. Remember to wear flexible clothing.