HSTY celebrated the 8th International Day of Yoga through a series of world events spanning several days. Celebrations started on 18th of June in Belgrade, Serbia, at a grand event in partnership with the Embassy of India.

More than 400 people practiced yoga at the historic Kalemegdan fortress.

Mohanji, the founder of HSTY, spoke at the event and said “Yoga is universal, and it is one of the gifts that India gives to people around the world”.

On 19th June, HSTY organized a 24-hour Yoga Marathon with the theme Invoke-Inspire-Involve to inspire action and involve all yoga enthusiasts in this great mission of celebrating traditional yoga.
Participants followed the Sun path throughout the day – from early morning in Australia to sunrise in California, with a many sessions and discussions on topics related to yoga, Ayurveda, yogic diet, and lifestyle.

The highlight of Yoga Day celebrations was the event held on 21st of June in Bengaluru, India.
HSTY partnered with NCC DTE Karnataka and Goa, Bengaluru to lead a group of 4000+ NCC cadets and Officers through a yoga session based on the Common Yoga Protocol.

The event was presided over by Deputy Director General Air Commodore BS Kanwar, VSM.

Furthermore, HSTY conducted yoga events for underprivileged children across locations in India.
More than 50 children from Mohanji Ka Aangan in Bengaluru participated in the yoga event with the NCC.
Children from Mohanji Ka Angans in Delhi and Chennai enjoyed yoga practices under the HSTY guidance.

On the occasion of International Yoga Day, HSTY instructors from the Balkans, Sanela Milošević, Sanja Stanković, Stasa Mišić, and Dejan Ćosić, conducted programs for adults and children in several towns all over the Balkans (Banja Luka, Sarajevo, Bijeljina, Pula, Novi Sad).
220 children and 30 adults took part in this event.

In addition, HSTY conducted yoga sessions and talks worldwide to mark and celebrate the virtues of traditional yoga on international yoga day.

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