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International Day of Yoga 2017

Arts & Culture
Benoy K. Behl
by Jade Yung
26 May 2017

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Limited yoga mats available. Participants are encouraged to bring their own mats.
Participants are recommended to bring their own towels as changing and shower facilities are not available.
 


Online registration will close at 6 pm on June 17, 2017. Walk-ins on the day are welcome and subject to availability.


On the occasion of International Day of Yoga, the Asia Society Hong Kong and the Consulate General of India in Hong Kong will co-present an initiative to address mindful living through the philosophies and practices of Yoga. 

This one-day event will be held at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center premises and will comprise of a series of yoga sessions that will be suitable for beginners as well as people of all different ages. Special classes for families, teens, and office-goers experiencing daily stress are also included. Concurrently, workshops on meditation and talks by esteemed speakers on holistic practices of wellbeing such as Ayurvedic Nutrition, Mindfulness, and the Art of Breathing will also take place throughout the day.

In addition, a food market with healthy food options for lunch and snacks will be available for participants of the events.


Schedule
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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Hall (HK$20 per class; Online registration required)
11:15 am — 12:15 pm Sri Sri Yoga Tara Chellaram of Art of Living
12:30 pm — 1:30 pm Yin Yang Yoga Yogaraj C.P. of Prana Yogam
1:45 pm — 2:45 pm Iyengar Yoga**Bilingual** Karen Lam of Yoga Central
3:00 pm — 4:00 pm Sthira and Sukha — Stress and Tension Relief Greg Choi of Tristhana Yoga
Landscape Terrace (HK$20 per class; Online registration required)
10:00 am — 11:00 am Hatha Yoga [Fully booked] Prateek Arya of Ananda Yoga
11:15 am — 12:15 pm Flow for Freedom May Nogoy
12:30 pm — 1:30 pm Yoga for Teens Mouna Chamariq of Andiappan Yoga Community
1:45 pm — 2:45 pm Pragya Yoga Veenu Sharma of All World Gayatri Pariwar
3:00 pm — 4:00 pm Laughter Yoga: Laughter is a piece of cake Amy Chan of Prema Laughter Yoga and Wellness Limited
Lee Quo Wei Room (HK$20 per class; Online registration required)
10:00 am — 11:00 am Meditation for Beginners Hersha Chellaram of Integral Yoga
11:15 am — 12:15 pm Creative Meditation**Cantonese** Sister B. K. Rohini of Raja Yoga Centres Ltd. Hong Kong
12:30 pm — 1:30 pm Isha Kriya — A powerful Guided Meditation created by Sadhguru Karan Singh of Isha Foundation
1:45 pm — 2:45 pm Pranayama/Mudra/Kriya**Bilingual** Micha Chan of YogaPoint Hong Kong
3:00 pm — 4:00 pm Re-energizing Yoga for All Echo Gan of Life Management Yoga Center
Miller Theater  Talks (Free admission; Online registration required) 
10:00 am — 11:00 am   Yoga — The Hope for the Future Mahamandaleshwar Swami Abhishek Chaitanya Giri Maharaj
11:15 am — 12:15 pm Iyengar Yoga for All Bodies George Dovas of Iyengar Yoga Centre Hong Kong
12:30 pm — 1:30 pm Experience Tranquility through Breathing and Sound Vibrations Seemaa Hiranandaani of Art of Living
1:45 pm — 2:45 pm Pranic Healing and Arhatic Yoga Mahesh and Honey Pamnani of Inspire2Aspire
3:00 pm — 4:00 pm Meditation — An Ayurvedic Perspective Vinod Sharma of Ayuryoga International
Joseph Lau and Josephine Lau Roof Garden (Free admission; Online registration required) 
10:00 am — 11:00 am Laughter Yoga to Boost Health and Vitality Veena Dansinghani of Inspire2Aspire
11:15 am — 12:15 pm Family Yoga Hersha Chellaram of Integral Yoga
12:30 pm — 1:30 pm Yoga Therapy Diptom Bose of Pure Yoga
1:45 pm — 2:45 pm Yuvaa Yoga for Sports Yoga Dr. Yuva Dayalan
3:00 pm — 4:00 pm Family Yoga Kristy Chau of Anahata Yoga

 

 

 

 

We would also like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to participating yoga and wellness studios: Anahata Yoga, Andiappan Yoga Community, Art of Living, Ayur Yoga, Inspire2Aspire, Integral Yoga, Isha Foundation, Iyengar Yoga Centre of Hong Kong, Prana Yogam, Prema Laughter Yoga & Wellness Limited, Pure Yoga, Raja Yoga Centres Ltd. Hong Kong, Tristhana Yoga, Yoga Central, Yoga Mate, and YogaPoint Hong Kong.

 

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