International Yoga Day
Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always observed on June 21
Today is International Yoga Day, as declared by the United Nations.
The exercise of yoga, certainly has proved its worth and value over eons of time. Yoga originated in India over 5,000 years ago. Now that's staying power!
Yoga is a combination of mental, physical, and spiritual exercise.
Yoga is proven to help relax you and to lower blood pressure.
Celebrating this day is easy... just put your yoga mat down on the floor, and begin your exercise.
The History and Origin of International Yoga Day:
International Yoga day was promoted at the United Nations by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On December 11, 2014, The United Nations declared June 21, to be International Yoga Day. This date was selected, as it is the longest day of the year, and hold special significance in many cultures.
More About Today:
What happened on this day? This Day in History
Flower of the Day: Bee Balm
Recipe of the Day: Tex Mex Zucchini Salad
Holiday Insights, where every day in June is a holiday, a bizarre, an observance, or wacky day, an observance, or a special event. Join us in the daily calendar fun each and every day of the year.
Did You Know? There are literally thousands of daily holidays, special events and observances, more than one for every day of the year. Many of these holidays are new, and more are being created on a regular basis. June Holidays are no exception. At Holiday Insights, we take great efforts to thoroughly research and record the details of each one as completely and accurately as possible.
Fourth of July |
St. Patrick's Day |
| Chinese New Years | Labor Day | New Year's | Valentine's Day | Holiday Recipes |
Copyright 2000-2021: Holiday Insights © By Premier Star Coompany