In the water, on the mountains: Yoga asanas at unique places in the worldhttps://indianexpress.com/photos/lifestyle-gallery/international-day-of-yoga-strange-places-2868924/

In the water, on the mountains: Yoga asanas at unique places in the world

From the freezing glaciers of Siachen to 35,000ft aboard a plane, here are some unusual venues that hosted the second International Day of Yoga.

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The second edition of the International Day of Yoga in 2016 saw mass participation from yoga practicioners and newbies alike from across the world. As a run up to June 21, there were a series of sessions held by experts and newbiews alike to spread the word on yoga. To make it a truly spectacular mass event, yoga events were held rather unusual places too. From the freezing glaciers of Siachen to 35,000ft aboard a plane, here are some unusual venues that hosted the second International Day of Yoga.

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People practise yoga at a glass sightseeing platform ahead of the International Day of Yoga, on the outskirts of Beijing, China on June 20, 2016. (Source: Reuters)

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Indian Navy personnel perform yoga onboard INS Kirch on the second International Day of Yoga at Busan, South Korea on Tuesday. (Source: PTI)

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Girls do yoga in water on the second International Day of Yoga in Ajmer. (Source: PTI)

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Soldiers perform yoga on the International Yoga Day in Siachen. (Source: PTI)

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Member of Madhya Pradesh Backward Class Commission Laxmi Narayan Yadav — with his nephew Yash and niece Tanvi — performs Jal Yoga on the eve of International Day of Yoga, at a swimming pool in Bhopal. (Source: PTI)

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The SpiceJet flight crew performs yoga as a trial-run aboard the Delhi-Guwahati and Guwahati-Delhi flights of SpiceJet with over 180 passengers and crew, ahead of International Yoga Day. (Source: SpiceJet)

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Yoga practitioners mark International Day of Yoga for the first time on top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge at sunrise. (Source: Reuters)

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People rehearse yoga in water at Dau Ri Dhani swimming pool ahead of the second International Day of Yoga in Jodhpur. (Source: PTI)

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People participate in a yoga class at Times Square in New York. (Source: Reuters)

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Hundreds participate in a mass yoga event in front of the Sydney Opera House on International Day of Yoga in Sydney, Australia. (Source: Reuters)

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Participants perform yoga on International Day of Yoga near Belem tower in Lisbon, Portugal. (Source: Reuters)

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Yoga lovers guide tourists to practise yoga at a water park to cool off in Chongqing, China on June 18, 2016. (Source: Reuters)