Three-day Mumbai Yoga Fest to mark International Yoga Day

Saturday, Jun 18, 2016,17:10 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Mumbai | ‘Mumbai Yoga Fest’, an event to be organised by Shammi’s Yogalaya Foundation from June 19 on the occasion of International Yoga Day, would seek to increase awareness about the ancient Indian health practice and its benefits. Workshops encompassing yoga styles demonstration, wellness practices and meditation techniques would be held in the three-day-long event, a release said.

There are no charges for participating in the fest, but those interested would be required to register beforehand, it said. On June 19, the festival would begin at Nehru Centre in Worli at 11 AM. On June 20, yoga would be taught to participants at various community centres in the city.

On June 21, the programmes would be conducted at R-City mall in Ghatkopar at 6 PM, it said. Some of the highlights of the festival would be Suryathon Challenge, pre-natal yoga session, headstand workshop, yoga therapy session for lifestyle diseases and pain management, yoga for senior citizens, health and nutrition awareness.