Since the break of dawn on Thursday, March 21, men and women belonging to various nationalities, ethnicities and age groups have been converging on open spaces to celebrate the fourth International Yoga Day.
Suri was appointed India’s ambassador to the UAE in October last year.
In India, various union ministers, celebrities and other participants attended similar events across the country. (Supplied)
“We will all live healthier and happier lives if we can incorporate some yoga into our lifestyle,” India’s Ambassador to the UAE, Navdeep Singh Suri said. (Supplied)
Rami Gingari, a yoga instructor from Sudan, says there has been a noticeable increase in yoga studios in the UAE. (Supplied)
Beyond nationality and gender
An instructor for 11 years now, Gingari teaches yoga in clubs and open areas in Abu Dhabi. (Supplied)
Saba Khan, founder of House of Nature, a holistic spa center in Abu Dhabi, has created a special Arabic Fusion Yoga. (Supplied)
People practice yoga on International Yoga Day in front of a giant Laozi statue at Bochishan Park in Huaian, Jiangsu province, China, on June 21, 2018. (Reuters)