Kelowna Yoga House Society


June 21, 2017

International Yoga Day June 21st

Join us to celebrate International Yoga Day Wednesday, June 21st.

Three All Level Classes (Guided Practices) will be offered: 

6:30 am - 7:45 am with Tricia

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Krisna *2-hour class

6:30 pm - 8:00 with Jenn

Please sign up on the sheet on our bulletin board in the Main House to participate.  Regular Class Fees in effect. Drop-ins $17 are welcome, as are Punchcards.

Read More below about the symbolism of IYD:

International Yoga Day is celebrated annually on June 21 and was declared to be internationally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on December 11, 2014.  The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his UN Address suggested the date of June 21, as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares special significance in many parts of the world.
"Yoga embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfilment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and with nature."
- Prime Minister Narenda Modi of India
  • The folding of both hands in the logo symbolizes Yoga, the union, which reflects the union of individual consciousness with that of universal consciousness, a perfect harmony between mind & body, man & nature; a holistic approach to health & well being.
  • The brown leaves symbolize the Earth element, the green leaves symbolize Nature, blue symbolizes the Water element, brightness symbolizes the Fire element and the Sun symbolizes the source of energy and inspiration.
  • The logo reflects harmony and peace for humanity, which is the essence of Yoga.

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