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Posted on: June 17, 2021 | Back | Print

Embassy of India

International Day of Yoga will be celebrated in Denmark on 19-20 June 2021. The Embassy of India cordially invites you to join the annual celebration of the UN International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2021 ONLINE at Copenhagen on Sunday, 20 June 2021 from 11:00 onwards by joining our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/429792921791677?ref=newsfeedand/or at the links given below for 5 cities of Denmark on 19-20 June, 2021.

The first International Day of Yoga was observed all over the world on 21 June 2015, after it was unanimously adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, to further spread the benefits of Yoga to the entire world.

This year, a special focus is on the health benefits of yoga (yoga against stress, anxiety, respiratory problems and for better focus, stronger immune system) and the Embassy of India will be celebrating the International Day of Yoga ONLINE under the umbrella of #YogaFromHome so that anyone can join in the programme and participate from home.

The event will include free online yoga classes in five different cities in Denmark: Copenhagen, Aalborg, Aarhus, Fanø and Odense. You can join us for the whole programme or tune in for your favourite yoga class. The Embassy of India, Copenhagen in partnership with The Art of Living, Astanga Yoga Copenhagen, Brahma Kumaris, Danmark Yoga, Dansk Yoga Forbund, Daya Ayurveda, ISHA Foundation, MetteRexen Yoga and Yogahuset Aalborg, hosts this event.

A curtain raiser flash mob yoga event was organised by the Embassy of India on at Nyhavn, Copenhagen in collaboration with various Yoga associations in Denmark to create awareness about the International Day of Yoga. Ambassador of India HE Mrs. PoojaKapur,  officials from the  Embassy and yoga lovers of the city participated.

Details of the programme:

19th June 2021

Part I

10.00 - 15.30
The programme continues with free online broadcasting from 5 cities of Denmark at local yoga studios in Aalborg, Aarhus, Fanø, Odense and Copenhagen

  1. 10.00: Yogahuset i Aalborg will conduct  IDY 2021 special online class
  1. 10.45:  Danmark Yoga in Aarhus will conduct - IDY 2021 special online class
  1. 11.30: Yoga in Fanø will conduct  IDY 2021 special online class

 20th June 2021

Part II

4. 11.00 – 12.10 : Yoga event in Copenhagen by Embassy of India

5.   13:00 – 13:45 :Longgaardklang& yoga will conduct IDY 2021 special online class in Odense