In celebration of International Day of Yoga on 21st June, Potters Fields Park will play host to a day of yoga on Sunday, 19th June. This will be UK’s second year participating in the day. There will be free yoga sessions offered in the park all day from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
International Day of Yoga allows for yoga enthusiasts around the world to take classes from some of the world’s most inspirational yoga instructors. The UK India Tourism and the High Commission of India have worked to bring a day of celebration of the popular practice to the London community.
Sunday will open with a welcoming speech from the Indian High Commissioner, H.E. Navtej Sarna. Following his speech, there will be 30-minute yoga sessions offering a variety for enthusiasts over the course of the day. With a wide variety of classes, the sessions are a good fit for children, families, beginners as well as experts. Each session will focus on the benefits of yoga on the mind, body and soul.
Throughout the day there will be classical Indian dancers and musicians entertaining the crowd across the entire park. Henna stands, refreshment stalls and complimentary water stations are set to be scattered at different locations to serve the large crowds.
With views of the River Thames and iconic sites like the Tower of London and the Walkie-Talkie, there is no better setting to celebrate to benefits of yoga. As a practice that works to connect the body with the world and nature surrounding, there is no better location for the day.
Enthusiasts have the option to bring their own yoga mat, but there will be mats provided by the hosts if guests want to use those. Also, the first 300 guests will be provided a t-shirt to remember the day.
For further information on International Day of Yoga events go to www.idyinuk.com
Image credit: High Commission of India