June 21st is the first United Nations appointed International Day of Yoga. Ekhart Yoga, Europe’s largest online yoga website, will be celebrating by offering a day of online yoga and meditation that everyone can join.
Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 09, 2015 –(PR.com)– In September 2014 the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the United Nations General Assembly and put forward a proposal for an international day of observance for yoga. This idea gained overwhelming support with the majority of the member countries and so 21st June was declared by the UN as being the International Day of Yoga.
108 Sun Salutations for International Day of Yoga
To support this day Ekhart Yoga will give open access to several of their premium online yoga and meditations classes so that everyone can come together and practice yoga on this day. The highlight of this day will be a 108 Sun Salutations class, where you can join people around the globe in practicing 108 Sun Salutations A in one session. There will also be a yoga class for beginners, plus meditation and relaxation classes.
The 108 Sun Salutations class is a physical and mental challenge so make sure you are prepared for it by practicing lots of yoga beforehand.
You can find out more and register for this event here: http://www.ekhartyoga.com/blog/free-yoga-for-international-yoga-day
You can follow this event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/818430454899597/
108 Sun Salutations and an offering
The 108 is traditionally practiced as an offering with yogis donating to a cause. In keeping with this tradition EkhartYoga are encouraging everyone to offer their time/money to a charity, coming together to celebrate yoga and offer some good energy (and funds) to a worthy cause.
Train for the 108 Sun Salutations online with EkhartYoga
EkhartYoga are also offering a comprehensive four week online program with classes to help you build your strength and stamina for the 108 Sun Salutations. This program is a premium feature for EkhartYoga members.
Ekhart Yoga is Europe’s largest online yoga studio. Ekhart Yoga aims to provide “Real Yoga for Real People” offering classes for complete beginners to advanced yogis in an accessible, down to earth way. A monthly subscription costs the same as a single regular drop-in class. To find out more please visit EkhartYoga.com.