journalist Rajiv Chandrasekaran

By AB Wire

The Consulate General of India, New York, is organizing a series of Yoga-related events in and around New York, in association with the local Indian community and associations, from June 10-28 to celebrate the Second International Day of Yoga.

The Consulate will be partnering with more than 25 organizations/associations to arrange these events. Details of the events are given on the Consulate’s website (www.indiacgny.org)

Some of the community partners for the events are: Queens Museum, Mallakhamb Federation USA, The Art of Living Foundation, Hindu Swam Sevak (HSS), Federation of Indian Association (FIA) – Ohio, Indian Cultural Association of North America, Sahaja Yoga, The Hindu Temple of North America, World Yoga Community Inc., New England International Day of Yoga, Times Square, Indian American Association of Westchester, EWR International Airport, JFK International Airport, South Asian Art Council and Sahaja Yoga – Pennsylvania Chapter.

In its resolution last year, the United Nations General Assembly recognized that Yoga provides a holistic approach to health and well-being.

Yoga also brings harmony in all walks of life and is known for disease prevention, health promotion and management of many lifestyle-related disorders, it said.

 

This story was originally published on The American Bazaar.