Celebrate International Yoga Day in Dubai


‘International Yoga Day’ is officially on Friday June 21, there are loads of things on this week to mark the occasion.

Be part of Indian Consulate Event in Zabeel Park, Dubai.

The Indian Consulate in Dubai will hold the main event at Zabeel Park in Dubai at 6.30pm. There will be free entry through Gate 3.

Besides Dubai, people can take part in Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah, American University in Ras Al Khaimah , Etihad Hall in Umm Al Quwain , Indian Association Hall at Al Jurf, Ajman and Khalifa Auditorium, Fujairah.

Catch a free yoga class at Cove Beach

Friday June 21 marks the longest day of the year, so what better way to salute the sunset than with a free yoga session looking out across the blue waters and Dubai skyline? Fitness First are offering just that at the beautiful beach club Cove Beach. Just take your yoga mat, water bottle and towel. Don’t forget to register to attend.

Cove Beach, Caesar’s Palace, Bluewaters Island, Dubai, Friday June 21, 5.30pm to 7pm, free, registration required. Tel:(050) 454 6920. covebeach.com

Enjoy a free yoga session at the Shangri-La Hotel

Learn about and experience Hatha Yoga and Yoga Nidra with a free session on Friday June 21. The 90 minute class will run from 5.30pm and all you need to bring is yourself and a yoga mat. Book by hitting the ‘going’ button on Facebook, share on your page and tag a friend or two.

Lifestyle Yoga, Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, Friday June 21, 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Tel: (04) 343 8888. facebook.com/lifestyleyoga

Set a record by doing yoga with your family

If you’re looking for something fun and active to do with the little ones this weekend, then why not head to this special family yoga event on Friday June 21 (the brainchild of Charm Yoga Dubai and Kidzapp) and help to try to break a world record for the largest parent and child yoga gathering ever in the UAE? Taking place at Al Jalila Children’s Hospital, over 500 people are expected to attend, and you can join them by registering your attendance through the Kidzapp mobile app or on their website.

Al Jalila Children’s Hospital, Al Jaddaf, Dubai, 9.30am to midday, Friday June 21, free. kidzapp.com

Pic courtesy: Whatson.ae

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