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4th International Day of Yoga Celebrations (2018) & The Yoga Institute, Santacruz

4th International Yoga Day 2018

A special month is upon us, yoga devotees are gearing up to celebrate 4th International Yoga Day with The Yoga Institute, Santacruz. Last year’s International Yoga Day programmes conducted by The Yoga Institute worldwide were a grand success. This year’s International Day of Yoga celebrations (IDY 2018) are going to be even better.

Prestigious 4th International Day of Yoga celebrations on 21st June 2018 will once again see the inclusion of The Yoga Institute’s prayer as Sankalpa.

Yoga devotees from more than 40 countries at 200 different locations will celebrate International Day of Yoga by participating in various yoga sessions, camps, and workshops etc. organized by The Yoga Institute on the momentous day at different locations across the country and worldwide.

  • More than 40 countries at 500 locations
  • Global participation of millions of yoga enthusiast
  • Energise, renew the yogic energy within
  • Enjoy the transformational journey
  • More than 1, 00,000 experienced yoga stalwarts, teachers, and volunteers overseeing the programme details.

The Yoga Institute has been Spreading the message of holistic health and world peace through yoga for the past century.

The varied events organized by The Yoga Institute will see participation from thousands of yoga followers across the country and globe.

Bhopal, 21st June 2018 – The Yoga Institute in Collaboration with Government of Madhya Pradesh, Ministry of School Education, Ministry of Culture and Ministry of AYUSH with conduct Yoga for masses programme will see a participation of more than 30,000 and will include Asana, Pranayama, Kriya, and Meditation etc. sessions following the Yoga common protocol practice.

From 6.45am onwards. Venue: Lal Parade Ground, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462003.

Bhopal, 21st June 2018– Evening Cultural event – Yog Naad will celebrate World Music day with ‘World Music Day’ and ‘International Yoga Day.’ Honourable Cultural Minister of State, Shri Surendra Patwa and Honourable CM of MP, Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan will grace the festive event. The occasion will see breathe taking performances by legendary Santoor Maestro Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma and Rahul Sharma and renowned “Maihar” Band.

Special Meditation Session conducted by Dr. Hansaji Yogendra (Director –The Yoga Institute) From 7.00pm onwards. Venue: Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462003


Yog Shibir Free Yoga Camp from 21st May to 21st June 2018– The AYUSH Ministry, Govt. of India in association with The Yoga Institute is organising several yoga camps all over India for spreading yoga awareness to masses. Successful conducting yoga sessions and workshop across different states of India. To new a few states and districts; Gujarat (Gandhinagar, Navsari, Rajkot, Surat, Valsad); Rajasthan (Jodhpur, Pali, Sawaimadhopur); Assam (Nagaon, Hojai, Golpara); Delhi (Central Delhi, Jharkhand, Palamu); Tamilnadu (Chennai, Tirunelveli); Himachal Pradesh (Shimala); Jammu & Kashmir (Kargil, Kulgam); Nagaland (Zunheboto ); Manipur (Thombal); Madhypradesh (Narsinghpur); Maharastra (Mumbai, Akola, Bhandara, Ahemadnagar); Chhattisgarh ( Balrampura, Bastar)

Mumbai 21st June 2018, The Yoga Institute, Santacruz– Seasoned Yoga teachers from the Institute will conduct several yoga programmes for various zones and sectors in Mumbai including schools, Government offices, NGO’s, various Banks, hospitals and Corporates some of association will include –

Mantralaya – The administrative headquarters of the State Government of Maharashtra in South Mumbai will see participation from various Govt. Heads, ministers, dignitaries who will celebrate 4th International Day of Yoga with The Yoga Institute.

Raj Bhavan – Governor of Maharashtra and Prakash Javadekar Ji will grace the occasion with participants from various departments, ministers, administrative staff etc.

Government Departments – Central Excise Department; Customs Department; Food Corporation; Western Railways; Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL) is a government-owned corporation in India; Air Cargo (Sahar, Andheri); Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC); Commands; Mumbai Traffic Police (MTP); Mumbai Police

Corporates – Sanofi corporation; Kiprosh; Pfizer; L & T; Britannia; Tricone energy; Siemens India; Rare Earth; Mondelez India Foods Private Limited (Formerly Cadbury India Ltd.)

BMC Schools – L K Waghji Municipal Secondary School (Matunga East, Mumbai); R C MAHIM MUNICIPAL Secondary SCHOOL; New Sion Municipal School; Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar School (Worli, Mumbai); Ramkrishna Paramhans High School; Hp Keluskar Marg Municipal School (Kurla, Mumbai); Khernagar Municipal English School; Shastri Nagar municipal school (Santacruz, Mumbai)

 Schools– Lilavatibai Podar High School (Santacruz); Swami Vivekanand International School and Junior College (Kandivali); Parle Tilak Vidyalaya (Vile Parle); St. Andrew’s High School (Bandra) to name a few

Social Initiatives – ReachOut (Vile Parle); Dignity Foundation; Slum areas include Bandra, Mahim, Santacruz, Dharavi etc.

The Yoga Institute, Santacruz (East), Mumbai founded by Shri Yogendra ji in 1918. Oldest Organised Yoga Centres in the world. The Institute is a pioneer in Yoga teacher training and promoting holistic yoga benefits to the common householders. Over the years, The Yoga Institute has burgeoned from being visited by seven sadhakas a day to receiving more than 2000 sadhakas a day.

 The Yoga Institute, Santacruz, has spearheaded the “Yoga for the Householder” movement in the world. Over the last 10 decades, it has been in the forefront of spreading the benefits of classical Yoga to the common man. Its work includes significant research programmes on heart care, hypertension, respiratory problems, diabetes, orthopaedic conditions and stress related problems. Over 1,000 people visit The Yoga Institute and various courses every day. It has also developed pioneering programmes for women including offering guidance for harmony in marital life, pregnancy ante-natal and post-natal classes. To make the practice of Yoga fit into today’s lifestyle milieu, it simplifies Asanas, Kriyas, Pranayamas, meditation, etc. It catalyzes the Yoga movement and makes the benefit available to large sections of the population, who cannot physically visit the premises.

Thanks to the indefatigable efforts of Shri Yogendra ji, Mother Sita, Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra and Dr. Hansaji Yogendra. Presently, Dr. Hansaji is the Director of The Yoga Institute and serves as President of the International Board of Yoga.

Yoga exemplifies holistic wellbeing on mind, body and soul level. Need is to turn inwards to discover a sense of blissful harmony with one’s own self, society, country, the world and nature. Feel the unifying yogic energy of the world and be a part of the Fourth International Day of Yoga celebrations.

Share the “invaluable gift of Yoga” ancient India has given to the world.

Connect to us for the free Yoga protocol of The Yoga Institute to celebrate 21st June 2018 International Day of Yoga at your choice location or organisation. Call us on 22-26122185/26110506 or write to us at

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