Welcoming Warsaw to Yoga Day
Poland will see a huge celebration of yoga this week. A grand yoga carnival is planned on Sunday (June 19) on the occasion of the International Day of Yoga in a central park of Warsaw, Pole Mokotowskie. The schedule of the yoga picnic was unveiled at a press conference by the organising committee of the IDY, in the presence of four Polish celebrities, designated Ambassadors of Yoga!
Sunday will see yoga demonstrations, specialised group yoga sessions, culinary surprises, a grand inaugural ceremony and a festive concert by Yoga Ambassador Paulina Przybysz and her sister Natalia Przybysz.
Each of the Ambassadors spoke of her experience with yoga and what yoga had meant in her personal journey. Ambassador Ajay Bisaria presented copies of a special publication on yoga, showing pictures of yoga events during the first International Day of Yoga, from more than 190 countries, including Poland. Speaking to the media, Ambassador thanked the organising committee and ambassadors of yoga for passionately promoting yoga in Poland. He said that millions of people in 192 countries has joined the event last year. This included more than 11,000 people in Poland, in 21 cities. The celebrations this year are expected to be larger.
A research survey in Poland has shown that more than 200 centers teach yoga, which over 1000 registered teachers and more than 37,000 practitioners of yoga.
Details of the Sunday event are in the links below: