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7th Int'l Day of Yoga: San Antonio Celebrates "Yoga for Healthy Living"

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7th International Day of Yoga celebration- join us in San Antonio, TX and around the world, as we delve into Yoga for Healthy Living.

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Intenational Day of Yoga 2021

Join us this year, as we celebrate IDY2021 with both online and in-person events!

  • Expert Speakers Series: FREE Zoom webinars: June 13th - 18th @ 7 PM (CDT)
  • FREE Community Yoga Class: Saturday, June 19th @ 7 PM (CDT) @ Shops at Rivercenter in the beautiful Lagoon area of the Shops at Rivercenter, SA TX!

Sewa USA and the iDoYoga planning committee cordially invite you to participate in the 7th International Day of Yoga celebration, from June 13th-19th.

This week-long program will include an Online expert speakers series, from internationally-recognized teachers and speakers, along with an in-person Community Yoga Class in the Lagoon area of the Shops at Rivercenter*.

This community-centric event will be provided for FREE to city residents, along with our national and international audience!

"Yoga for Healthy Living"

Our annual iDoYoga celebration is designed to bring awareness to the many benefits of yoga, with this year's theme for our local program focusing on 'Yoga for Healthy Living."

In addition, these programs provide an opportunity for greater participation in outdoor physical activities and bringing together residents, businesses, civic and community leaders. This program encourages community, service and whole-person wellbeing.

REGISTRATION:

Our program is expanding daily, so check back regularly for more updates and check out webpage - please follow us on Facebook, for daily updates and posts and we hope you can join us this year!

June 13th - 18th @ 7 pm (CDT) (GMT -5)

Expert Speakers Series (ZOOM virtual sessions):

  • Dr. Sat Bir Khalsa - June 13th: "Yoga Therapy: The Biomedical Science and Research"
  • Eddie Stern - June 14th: "One Simple Thing - Yoga Heals All"
  • Gary Kraftsow - June 15th: "Yoga for Managing the Stress Response"
  • Susan Weis-Bohlen - June 16th: "Seasonal Self-Care with Ayurveda"
  • Dr. Ajeya Joshi - June 17th: "Yoga for a Healthy Spine"
  • Jeffrey Armstrong - June 18th: "Well-Being rooted in 8 Limbs of Yoga"

June 19th @ 7 pm (CDT)

Community Yoga Class @ the Shops at Rivercenter (in-person class):

  • Join us for our annual community yoga class; open to all levels.
  • the first 100 to pre-register AND check at the event registration table will receive a FREE H-E-B Yoga mat!
  • Limited to 200 tickets due to social-distancing, so please register early!

We invite you to sign up for one or more of theses sessions and please invite your family and friends from anywhere around the world - as our sessions are open to our Global community.

Website: www.idoyogasa.org

Facebook: @idoyogasa

Stay well and hope you can join us online, or in person for this year's International Day of Yoga celebrations!

Namaste & Good Health!

The iDoYoga Planning Committee:

  • Hetal, Nayak, MD - President, Sewa USA, San Antonio Chapter
  • Trinabh Shukla - Volunteer, HSS, San Antonio Chapter
  • Kristen McKenney Baggett - Director, Yoga Day US
  • Shari Miller-Gaiennie - Pearl Properties Texas, Inc.
  • Maggie Grueskin - Lifestyle as Medicine LLC / EkamLife.com

* For our in-person Community Yoga Class, please note that we will be adhering to the social distancing guidelines in effect on the day of the event. Please bring your own mask to wear, as necessary. EARLY-BIRD Special Gift: The first 100 to pre-register AND check in to the class by 6:45pm (CDT), will get a free H-E-B yoga mat!!


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Organizer iDoYoga San Antonio

Organizer of 7th Int'l Day of Yoga: San Antonio Celebrates "Yoga for Healthy Living"

On June 21st, 2014 a group of volunteers from Sewa International and Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, led by Dr. Hetal Nayak came together in front of the Alamo to celebrate the 1st International Day of Yoga.

The Alamo location was chosen because it is a symbol of sacrifice! Yoga teaches us to sacrifice the lower emotions of lust, anger, greed, hatred, jealousy, envy and fear. When these emotions are sacrificed for higher emotions such as love, compassion, tolerance, forgiveness and charity; the mind becomes purified and higher levels of peace are experienced.

In 2015, this group of passionate individuals from the community, formally named I Do Yoga and now celebrate the International Day of Yoga. Our organizational founders are Sewa International, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, Yoga Day and Ekam life (Maggie Grueskin).

2021 Organization Committee

Trinabh Shukla / (210) 544-6904 / Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, Volunteer

Shari Miller- Gaiennie / (210) 380-8757 / Pearl Properties Texas, Inc.

Dr. Hetal Nayak / (830) 534-9683 / SEWA International, President – SA Chapter

Kristen McKenney Baggett / (210) 429-4136 / Yoga Day US Foundation, Executive Director

Maggie Grueskin / (210) 737-4181 / Lifestyle as Medicine LLC / Ekam Life

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