International Day of Yoga at the UN!
About This Event
Join one of India's most revered spiritual leaders and yogis, His Holiness Swami Chidanand Saraswati ((contact info blocked)) for a historic first-of-its-kind celebration of International Yoga Day at the United Nations in New York City. Organized by the Indian Mission to the United Nations and attended by eminent dignitaries, this celebration will include music, meditation with Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji ((contact info blocked)), chanting and dynamic yoga classes with three of America's most renownedyoga experts -- Seane Corn ((contact info blocked)), Sharon Gannon ((contact info blocked)) and Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa ((contact info blocked)), along with renown musician, Jai Uttal ((contact info blocked)).
The two day event starts the evening of June 20th from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on the North Lawn of the United Nations Headquarters, where H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati ((contact info blocked)), Seane Corn, Sharon Gannon, Gurmukh, and Jai Uttal will lead a transformative program which will conclude with participation by all of New York's yoga studios and inspiration to take yoga off the mat into the world.
Part two is the morning of June 21st from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm in the ECOSOC Chamber at the United Nations Headquarters, which will be a high level panel discussion with questions-answers on Yoga and Health. H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati and Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati will be joined by leaders from the World Health Organization, Dr. Bruce Lipton ((contact info blocked)) who is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit, along with corporate and media leaders in a compelling discussion on how yoga can lead to health for the body, the mind, the spirit and our communities and world.
Both events are FREE to all but, due to United Nations security, registration is required for the 21st morning event and requested for the 20th evening event. Registering will also ensure that you will be kept up to date with all program updates and details as it gets closer. Please note -- for the 21st morning high level panel, only those who have pre-registered by the 18th June will be permitted inside.
Please see (contact info blocked)IntlYogaDay-UN for details and registration.