After his election in 2014, Prime Minister Narender Modi constituted the International Yoga day while addressing an assembly in the United Nations. India proposed 21st June to be celebrated as International Yoga Day. Yoga has been part of the Indian lifestyle since the 5th century. Yoga has proven results in keeping the body and mind healthy and active. The asanas of Yoga are known to improve health.
It has also become a part of many people’s lifestyle during the lockdown as it helps to regulate blood to the brain and increase immunity curing breathing diseases. This year’s theme for the International Yoga day is ‘Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family.’ People from all around the world are known to participate in a worldwide event. The popularity has grown, and people keep sharing their photos and videos online, helping each other practice and improving their stance.
In India, Bollywood has played an essential role in promoting Yoga. It has become the most common practice for celebrities to keep fitness. Shilpa Shetty, the Bollywood fitness freak and Yoga promoter, has shown her excitement for the upcoming Yoga Day. She has been sharing her moves for people to follow on the Yoga Day. Malaika Arora Khan has devoted her life to living a healthy lifestyle; she has even Yoga studios to her name. She is seen to be actively involved in preparation for the International Yoda day this Sunday.
Actresses like Bipasha Basu, Jacqueline Fernandez, and Kareena Kapoor have also been known for promoting the healthy lifestyle of Yoga on their social media accounts. They have been connected with their fans promoting Yoga Day. This year, Netherland Police has taken the initiative to promote awareness among the people regarding the benefits of Yoga and will conduct an online session performing different asanas.