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How to celebrate the 7th International Yoga Day 2021 at home? (Updates, Yoga Facts and more)

Published on 17 Jun 2021

How to celebrate the 7th International Yoga Day 2021 at home? (Updates, Yoga Facts and more)

International Yoga day is around the corner, and we all must be wondering about the updates on what's new on this 7th World Yoga Day? Also, how can we celebrate with the world during a Pandemic? Well, we say that the best time to join the liberating experience of Yoga would be on 21st June 2021,i.e., the International Yoga Day date!

Right off the bat, we are going to list the wondrous Benefits of Yoga that might do the trick to bring you aboard-

  • Yoga tapers down Anxiety and Panic attacks
  • Helps in tackling Low mood or Depressive episodes
  • Offers a deep and fresh outlook on Life through Meditation
  • Strengthens the core and enhances flexibility
  • Keeps the heart in a tip-top condition
  • Regulates the blood sugar and blood pressure levels
  • Boosts metabolism
  • Kick starts healthy eating habits (the people practicing Yoga would instinctively want to adopt a healthier lifestyle)
  • Balances the sleep cycle
  • Helps in reducing migraines

After presenting all the above facts, Yoga is indeed the means to a blissful end! This International Yoga Day, let us take a vow of self-love by caring for your mental, physical and spiritual being.

“The nature of yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body.” — Jason Crandell

Suggested Read: With the world in a whirlwind, Yoga is our savior (Benefits of Yoga)

What's new this 7th International Yoga Day?

  • Jingle Competition to be organized by the Ministry of AYUSH (MoA)

This year, the occasion of the 7th International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21st June 2021. To make things more exciting, the MoA is encouraging the public to be a part of World Yoga Day celebrations by composing and sending in Jingles; that should be in the official Indian language as mentioned in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution along with English and other UN languages.

The Jingle should be aptly relevant to International Yoga Day 2021. The purpose behind pulling off such a campaign is to promote well-being and betterment of health through Yoga to the public by the public!

If you've got a thing for rhyming words, then pen down your jingle script to make the public aware of the immense benefits of Yoga yet to be tapped and send in your entries before 21st June 2021.

  • The United Nations plans to revel the occasion as follows-

2021 Virtual Event

The Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations will hold an online celebration of the 7th annual International Yoga Day on 21 June 2021, from 8:30 to 10:00 am EST, broadcasted live on UN WebTV.

  Suggested Read: Yoga Poses for a Healthier Life

While you are at it, check out these Online Yoga Classes to fill you up with inspiration for the Jingle-

Combination of Yoga Asanas, Modern Pilates, and Aerobics to improve your weight reduction, strength building, stamina boost up and Increase in blood circulation in your body conducted by Yogi Rahul who is a certified yoga instructor with years on end experience.

Fast movements of yoga asanas, reduce weight up to five kg in a month, same time burns fat cells to correct your body structure by applying a Combination of Astanga, Vinyasa & Hatha Yoga conducted by Yogi Gagan who is a certified yoga instructor having multiple years of experiences.

These yoga asanas practiced in the sessions are specially hand-picked from different yoga forms to help you achieve your desired fitness goal conducted by Yogi Abhishek Ji who is a certified yoga instructor having 6+ years of experience.

Suggested Read: Yoga for Weight-Loss

How to be a part of the 7th International Yoga Day celebrations?

The Yoga Divas theme is 'Yoga for Wee-being', a holistic path to battle the negative sphere surrounding us. In times like these, self-care and wellness must climb up on your priority list. And, Yoga is the answer!

Celebrating International Yoga Day by-

1. Joining online yoga sessions with your loved ones.

Online Yoga can be a lot of fun if joined with a hunger to learn and a desire to feel good! With work, school, and college from home, our sedentary lifestyle needs to be balanced out by an active one. Online Yoga offers the ideal antidote, the gentle-paced asanas, the comfort of home, and immeasurable benefits make this Yoga Divas 2021 to be your Yoga Year!

Our Online Yoga Experiences might help you find peace amidst the chaos. Try them out today with your loved ones!

Boost your Immune System, Flexibility, improve Respiration, Energy & Vitality by a Combination of Yoga Asanas, Pranayama, Meditation with Regular Yoga for 30 Days conducted by Yogi Gagan who is a certified yoga instructor having multiple years of experience.

Yoga for Kids is the perfect mix of a healthy and focused lifestyle with a bit of fun for your little ones.

Suggested Read: Benefits of Yoga for Kids

2. Read articles about Yoga to convince yourself to jump on the Yoga wagon.  

We have got this one covered. Browse through these Yoga write-ups to jump on the Yoga wagon or simply scroll through our Instagram feed, if you still need convincing. 

3. Try meditating for 10-15 minutes.

Regular meditation allows the mind to get away from the constant hassle and entanglement of thoughts; it lets the mind concentrate on one thought and questions its material existence.

By reflecting on the varied thoughts, a mind blazes through not only brings the mind and body in the coalition but also extends the practitioners’ emotional quotient and wisdom on the trivial matters life puts forward. This World Yoga Day commit to the eye-opening path of Meditation.

Meditation 101 is a course designed to introduce meditation to beginners in the right way. Designed by Gourav (Yoga teacher and alumnus of IIT Bombay) and Hitanshi (M Sc. Yoga Therapy with more than 14 years of teaching experience and practice. 

Experts claim that majority of the population applies only 10-20% of their breathing potential. Hence, causing energy stagnation and restrictive flow within the body. By incorporating proper breathing techniques, one can unfurl numerous benefits that will link the body to the mind. 

4. Share your thoughts on social media platforms about the same. 

Make use of social media platforms to voice your relationship and experience with Yoga. Talk about how Yoga tapered down your anxiety, stress, depression, or got you through tough times. Maybe you will influence others to invest time in Yoga and lead a much healthier life. Be the torchbearer of the enlightening experience Yoga offers in someone's life.

5. All in all, kickstart your well-being journey this International Yoga Day on 21st June 2021!  

“Yoga is not a work-out; it is a work-in. And this is the point of spiritual practice, to make us teachable, to open up our hearts, and focus our awareness so that we can know what we already know and be who we already are.” — Rolf Gates

Suggested Read: Things to do during a Pandemic

Here some interesting facts about Yoga to keep in mind this International Yoga Day-

  1. There are 196 Yoga Sutras or Aphorisms.
  2. Swami Vivekananda is credited for being an influential proponent of Yoga in the West.
  3. Research has suggested that yoga enhances social and occupational functioning in schizophrenic patients.
  4. The Guinness Book of World Records currently accords 85-year-old Bette Calman from Australia as the world’s oldest yoga teacher.
  5. Ancient yogis believed that we had a limited number of breaths in each life. Consequently, it made sense to stretch our life out a bit longer by taking slow and deep breaths.

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