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The United Nations General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga on Dec 11, 2014. Addressing the UN General Assembly on 27 September 2014, the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi had said…

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Consulate General of India, Atlanta along with Sponsors and Supporting Organizations

Invites you to celebrate the 2nd International Day of Yoga


HAMMOND PARK, Sandy Springs (705 Hammond Dr NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)

Sunday, 26 June, 2016 7.30 am – 11.00 am EDT

Register Now

Consulate General of India, Atlanta along with Sponsors and Supporting Organizations

 

Invites you to celebrate the 2nd International Day of Yoga

HAMMOND PARK, Sandy Springs (705 Hammond Dr NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)

Sunday, 26 June, 2016 7.30 am – 11.00 am EDT

 

Register Now

Consulate General of India, Atlanta along with Sponsors and Supporting Organizations

 

Invites you to celebrate the 2nd International Day of Yoga

HAMMOND PARK, Sandy Springs (705 Hammond Dr NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)

Sunday, 26 June, 2016 7.30 am – 11.00 am EDT

 

Register Now

Yoga Video


meditation-303260_640Yoga is a 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice Having its origin in India, Which Aims to transform both body and mind. On December 11 in 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga. The declaration came after the call for the adoption of 21 June as International Day of Yoga by Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi during his address to UN General Assembly on September 27, 2014 wherein he stated: “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition . It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature.”Read More

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Program Schedule: 

Program

Starting at 7:30 am

30 min – Registration

15 min – Program Inauguration

First round of group yoga practices with demonstration:

55 min – Preparatory practices, asanas (postures), pranayama (breath practices), Dhyan (meditation)

15 min – Sun Salutations with demonstration & instructions

5 min – Patanjali Yoga Sutra – presentation in song & dance

(10 min break)

Second round of group yoga practices with demonstration:

55 min – Preparatory practices, asanas (postures), pranayama (breath practices), Dhyan (meditation)

15 min – Sun Salutations with demonstration & instructions

5 min – Yoga themed dance performance

5 min – Program Closing (by 11 am)

Parking:

All participants are requested to park at the Parking lot on 400 Plaza on Glenridge Drive

Please use the below address for GPS/ Navigation:

5883 Glenridge Dr, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

 

Parking Plan

Directions:

  • Public Transportation: The closest metro station is Dunwoody Marta Station (Red Line). Take Bus 87 or 5 to take you to Hammond Park (1.8 miles from Marta station).
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  • Driving: Lot of free parking spaces around the park. Follow the Parking signs. Parking volunteers will help you find the space.