scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Thousands of yoga fans take over Times Square

Free mats were handed out to the first 1,200 at each class.

Written by PTI | New York |
June 22, 2013 11:57:33 am

Thousands of New Yorkers took some time off today to celebrate the first day of summer by taking part in mass outdoor yoga classes in Times Square,the Big Apple’s busiest crossroads.

The summer solstice yoga festival for everyone from beginners to the most experienced practitioners started early in the morning and was expected to continue until sundown.

Free mats were handed out to the first 1,200 at each class,and pedestrian zones in Times Square were entirely covered with the colorful rectangles and the yoga enthusiasts,most of them women in exercise attire.

Participants carefully went through a series of yoga poses,following instructions from teachers,broadcast via loudspeakers. Organizers said the oldest yoga teacher was 94. The spectacle,which delighted tourists and photographers alike,takes place each year to mark the summer solstice. Those not wishing to take part could still watch the proceedings at the following website: TimesSquareNYC.org.

Subscriber Only Stories
Delhi Confidential: Raghav Chadha strikes a lyrical note as he bids farew...Premium
PM’s Office declares assets of Ministers, Modi donates share in only prop...Premium
9 FIRs, many notices: Shrikant Tyagi’s long record of notorietyPremium
Post pandemic, employees reluctant to return, firms take offices to small...Premium

TWO IS ALWAYS BETTER | Our two-year subscription package offers you more at less

📣 Join our Telegram channel (The Indian Express) for the latest news and updates

For all the latest News Archive News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
First published on: 22-06-2013 at 11:57:33 am

Featured Stories

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement