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June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Endorsed by 175 UN member countries. International day of yoga. Stretch your mind and relax your body to enhance mental well-being. Friday, June 21, 2024. Join us on Johnston Green. Rain location PCH, main hall. Classical Yoga: 12 to 1 p.m., Bring your own lunch: 1 to 1:30 p.m. Bring your own yoga mat and water bottle. A graphic of two women sitting cross legged outside. Wellness@Work logo.

Yoga for Mental Health. Yoga for All. Make Yoga Part of Your Life.

Join the U of G community on Friday, June 21, noon to 1:30 p.m. to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2024 and realize the many mental, physical, social, environmental, and spiritual benefits of yoga. IDY is the biggest yoga event of the year and is celebrated throughout the world every year on Summer Solstice, June 21. All are welcome, this is an inclusive event.

The IDY event will be celebrated out in nature under the open sky on the historic, sprawling, and picturesque Johnston Green at the U of Guelph. The event will start with one hour of yoga practice including Asanas, Pranayama (yogic breathing), Meditation, Mudras, and Relaxation. The practice will invigorate and relax you while at the same time bringing a sense of calm, peace, and overall well-being in mental and physical dimensions.

The yoga practice will be followed by Lunch. Relax in the open, expansive greenspace, and enjoy the sun and lunch with your colleagues and friends.

Bring your own nutritious and healthy lunch, yoga mat, and water bottle.

The resolution for the International Day of Yoga was proposed by India and endorsed by a record 175 member states through a UN resolution. Yoga is now practiced worldwide, giving people of all faiths and walks of life the tools and practices they need to enhance and balance their mental, physical, and spiritual well-being.

National Indigenous Peoples Day also takes place on the Summer Solstice, June 21.

This event is sponsored by Wellness@Work, U of G, and presented by the U of G Yoga and Meditation Collective and the U of G Yoga Club.


June 21
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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U of G students, U of G faculty and staff, The public