International Day of Yoga
The first edition of the “International Day of Yoga.
With an expected 1,500 participants, dressed in white for the occasion, the event will not only bringtogether an unprecedented number of yoga enthusiasts, but will also unite people across the globe insolidarity.
• 08:00 Start registration
• 09:45 Official opening
• 09:50 Welcome speech
• 10:00 Start yoga session
• 11:30 Closing
Shubrit Walia is a certified, Indian yoga trainer. He acquired his degree in yoga therapy in India andhas been practicing yoga for 35 years. His track record includes conducting Corporate Yogaworkshops and Stress Relief transformation programs in multinational companies like Gillette, P&G,European Union (Delegation of the European Commission to Russia), Alfa Bank and Barker England.
Reetu Mehta is currently studying for a Masters in “Yoga Philosophy and Meditation” and haspracticed yoga since the age of 12. She has a Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management, adiploma in Fashion Design and is a RSA-qualified fitness instructor (London). Furthermore, shereceived training in the Bihar and Iyengar style of yoga from India and at the Nike academy. Shecurrently teaches in the Antwerp International School in Ekeren and at her own Vedic Yoga studio inWilrijk.
20 additional local teachers will be on hand to help demonstrate the postures (asana) and breathingexercises (pranayama). The class will be identical in all parts of the world, as it will be put together bythe Government of India and conveyed to all participating countries.
Participating and Venue
All participants (aged 12+) are asked to register online at www.internationalyogadayantwerp.comThe field on top of the Craeybeckx Tunnel is located at the Middelheimlaan. Though there is parkingspace in the nearby streets, attendees are asked to make use of public transportation as much aspossible. Bus 21 and 33 stop just in front of the location. Please check our website for accurateinformation.
Free mats and a free bottle of water will be available for all registered participants so no need to bring your own. Dress code is ‘white’.