International Day of Yoga is observed on 21st June every year to spread awareness about the importance and effects of yoga on the health of the people. On December 11, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21 as ‘International Day of Yoga’, months after Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi had proposed the idea. The first International Day of Yoga was observed around the world on 21 June 2015.
Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness.
Yoga Day Theme
The theme for year 2020 International Yoda Day on June 21, is “Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family.” Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s International Yoga Day would be celebrated on digital media platforms & government has ordered for no mass gatherings.
Theme for 2019
The Yoga Day 2019 theme was “Climate Change” .
Theme for 2018
The Yoga Day 2018 theme was “Yoga for Peace” .
Theme for 2017
The theme of 2017 Yoga Day was “Yoga health” .
Theme for 2016
The theme of Yoga day 2016 was “Connect the Youth“.
Theme for 2015
The theme of 2015 Yoga Day event was “Yoga for Heart”
Inspiring Yoga Quotes for International Yoga Day
Celebrate the spirit of Yoga with your family and friends today. Wish you a very happy International Yoga Day! Here are a few wishes, inspirational quotes, WhatsApp status and messages that you can share with your friends and family to highlight the importance of yoga.
“Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.” -Jason Crandell.
Yoga is like music,
The rhythm of the body,
The melody of the mind and
Harmony of the soul that creates the symphony of life.
Have a healthy Yoga Day!
Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” — Bhagavad Gita
Surya Namaskar: The best way to start your day and have it end with a happy feeling.
Become friends with happiness and health with yoga and meditation…. A very Happy International Yoga Day.
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
“To perform every action artfully is yoga.” — Swami Kripalu
Yoga is that Light, which, if you can lit once; will Never get Dimmed, the more you Practice, the Brighter the Flame will be.
A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves.” T Guillemets
“The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.
Yoga has a sly, clever way of short-circuiting the mental patterns that cause anxiety .
Yoga is that Light, which, if you can lit once; will Never get Dimmed, the more you Practice, the Brighter the Flame will be
Motivating Yoga Day Short Messages You Can Share
“Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.”
Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.”
Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self. Happy International Day of Yoga.
Yoga is a mirror to look at ourselves from within.
The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this lifetime. Happy Yoga Day!
Yoga is not about touching your toes.
It’s about unlocking your ideas about what You want,
Where you think, you can go,
And how will you achieve
When you get there.”
Happy Yoga Day
Yoga is a way to freedom. Happy Yoga Day.
Yoga is about awakening.
Whatsapp Status and Messages
‘Yoga means addition, addition of energy,
Strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.’
“To perform every action artfully is yoga.”
Yoga is invigoration in relaxation
Freedom in routine
Confidence through self control
Energy within and energy without
!!Happy International Yoga Day!!
Yoga, an ancient but perfect science, deals with the evolution of humanity.