Free Yoga For Everyone at Wanderers Stadium on International Day of Yoga

International Day Of Yoga South Africa

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International Day of Yoga

Everyone can experience the profound holistic benefits of yoga as it enhances body, mind, and spirit.

Anyone can practice yoga. You don’t need to be flexible, you don’t need expensive equipment, and you don’t need a specific body type. All you need is an open mind and a commitment to live your best life possible. Yoga is non-prescriptive and non-judgemental, and welcomes individuals from all walks of life.

People have been enjoying the benefits of yoga for thousands of years, but it has become increasingly popular worldwide as devotees have discovered how yoga improves every aspect of their lives from improved flexibility and strength to stress reduction and inner peace. Yoga has the potential to improve you mentally, physically, and spiritually.

The United Nations recognises the positive benefits of yoga in promoting a healthy and balanced lifestyle and has even added the International Day of Yoga to its calendar of annual events. International Yoga Day is a powerful reminder of yoga’s numerous physical, mental, and spiritual benefits.

International Yoga Day enjoys increased popularity around the world with millions of people organising public events to educate people about the benefits of yoga in improving one’s well-being.

Mr. Mahesh Kumar, Consul General, Consulate General of India, Johannesburg, is inviting South Africans to celebrate the International Day of Yoga and experience the benefits of yoga on Saturday, 24 June 2023 at Wanderers Stadium.

The event is expected to attract 5,000 participants and is aimed at fostering a multicultural environment that includes yoga sessions, workshops, demonstrations, and discussions. It is going to be the largest Yoga Day gathering in Africa. Other highlights include diverse food options, interactive health stalls, and cultural exhibitions. There are a variety of activities designed for families, including a dedicated play area for children. You can even learn a few Bollywood dance moves. Plus, there are exciting prizes that can be won on the day.

“We are thrilled to bring the International Day of Yoga to South Africa on such a grand scale. This event serves as a platform for people from diverse backgrounds to come together and experience the transformative power of Yoga. Through this inaugural event, we aim to create an inclusive and culturally enriching environment that celebrates the essence of unity and well-being.”
Mr. Mahesh Kumar | Consul General, Consulate General of India, Johannesburg

International Yoga Day fosters a sense of unity within communities and interconnectedness worldwide. By joining this event you join a vibrant community of yoga enthusiasts, spreading positivity and well-being across the globe to create a powerful wave of harmony, peace, and serenity that transcends borders and cultures.


Ten Benefits Of Yoga

International Day Of Yoga South Africa
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Physical Flexibility: Yoga enhances the flexibility of your joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Improved flexibility increases your mobility and reduces the risk of injury.

Strength and Tone: Yoga helps to build strength and tone muscles by targeting different muscle groups. You will feel stronger and look better.

Stress Reduction: Yoga incorporates breathing exercises, meditation, and relaxation techniques that help to calm the mind and reduce stress. It activates the parasympathetic nervous system and helps to lower cortisol levels.

Mental Focus: The combination of physical movement and focused breathing in yoga helps clear the mind, improve concentration, and enhance mental clarity. Regular practice can increase mindfulness and the ability to stay present in the moment.

Emotional Well-being: Yoga promotes emotional well-being by reducing anxiety, depression, and negative emotions. The mind-body connection established through yoga allows you to become more aware of your emotions, enabling you to manage and process them effectively.

Improved Sleep: The relaxation techniques used in yoga, such as deep breathing and meditation, can help calm the nervous system and induce better sleep. Regular practice can alleviate insomnia, promote deeper rest, and improve overall sleep quality.

Increased Energy: Certain yoga poses and breathing techniques help increase circulation, oxygenate the blood, and invigorate the body, leaving you feeling more energized and revitalized.

Improved Balance and Coordination: The various standing and balancing poses in yoga help improve balance, coordination, and proprioception. Regular practice strengthens the muscles responsible for stability, reducing the risk of falls and enhancing overall physical performance.

Inner Peace: Yoga helps to quieten the mind and disassociate from worrisome thoughts. It also helps you to avoid conflict and resolve mental issues constructively.

Overall Well-being: The holistic nature of yoga, addressing the body, mind, and spirit, leads to improved overall well-being. Regular yoga practice can help you maintain a healthy weight, improve cardiovascular health, boost immune function, and promote a sense of overall vitality and contentment.

International Yoga Day fosters a sense of unity within communities and interconnectedness worldwide. By joining this event you join a vibrant community of yoga enthusiasts, spreading positivity and well-being across the globe to create a powerful wave of harmony, peace, and serenity that transcends borders and cultures.


International Day of Yoga Details

International Day Of Yoga South Africa

When: Saturday, 24 June 2023
Where: Wanderers Cricket Stadium, Corlett Dr, Illovo, Sandton
Time: 10:00 – 15:00
Cost: Entrance is free. Registration is essential.
Registration includes a free yoga t-shirt, mat and water bottle.

Discovery Health Vitality will award 100 points to their subscribers who attend International Yoga Day.



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Competition closes on Sunday, 18 June 2023.
Winners announced on Monday, 19 June 2023.
Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash.
Winners will be announced on social media and JoziStyle.
Winners must be registered to attend the International Day of Yoga.
Vouchers will be awarded to winners during the prizegiving ceremony.
Vouchers will be forfeited if winners do not attend the International Day of Yoga.


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9 thoughts on “Free Yoga For Everyone at Wanderers Stadium on International Day of Yoga

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