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Yoga at Umm al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi. (Supplied Photo)

His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance has kindly consented to grace the occasion … reports Asian Lite News.

Yoga at Umm al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi. (Supplied Photo)

The 4th International Day of Yoga will be celebrated in the iconic Umm Al Emarat Park on 21th June, 2018. Several thousand participants including school and university students, diplomats, women and children and people of all age group and nationalities are expected to participate.

His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance has kindly consented to grace the occasion.

Participants are expected to start arriving for the event at 6:30 PM. Various Yoga associations would perform different styles of Yogasanas. A hall has been reserved for ladies in Abayas or with very young children who wish to do Yogasanas separately.

In the build up to the event, the Embassy of India has organized a Yoga quiz contest on its Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/IndiaInUAE/ to highlight health benefits of Yoga. These competitions have received enthusiastic response.

Sona Bahri. (Supplied Photo)

The event would entail Desktop Yoga for office goers that will help them in wellness and efficiency. There will be a workshop on how Yoga helps in right-left brain integration, a demonstration of Power Yoga which is an intense form of Yoga for accomplished Yoga practitioners, a talk by Natalia Bhandari, a Russian Yoga enthusiast sharing her experiences on Yoga, a meditation workshop by Raja Yoga practitioner Sona Bahri that helps one to connect within and Laughter Yoga by Yoga Specialist and Psychologist, Naser Al Riyami.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead Mass Yoga Day demonstration at Dehradun, India on 21 June starting at 6:30 AM (IST) Doordarshan will telecast it Live and it can be seen on the website of the Embassy of India Abu Dhabi and Facebook handle.
Website: http://www.indembassyuae.gov.in/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IndiaInUAE/

Lulu Group, UAE Exchange, Bank of Baroda, NMC Healthcare, VPS Healthcare and Umm Al Emarat Park have come together in arranging of the venue, free parking, free entry, free Yoga shirts and free Yoga mats on first come first serve basis to the participants.

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