Embassy of India, Tehran celebrates '2nd International Day of Yoga' on June 21, 2016

Press Release

Embassy of India, Tehran
celebrates '2nd International Day of Yoga' 
on June 21, 2016

Embassy of India, Tehran in collaboration with Danesh-e-Yoga Institute, Kanoon-e- Yoga Foundation, Parsian Fitness Club and Tabiat Foundation celebrated the '2nd International Day of Yoga' on June 21, 2016 at the Kendriya Vidyalaya School, Tehran.

Mr. Abdorrahim Jahangiri, President, Yoga Societies in Iran, Ministry of Sports & Youth, Islamic Republic of Iran was the Chief Guest.

A part from him, senior Iranian Yoga Masters, Mr. Mahdi Saiyadi and Ms. Niloufar Maleki and Mr. Masoud Mahdavi, President of "Kaanun-e-Yoga", Ms. Mitra Kazemi, Managing Director, Parsian Fitness Club, Mr. Abdolhamid Movahedina'ini, President of "Daanesh-e-Yoga" and Mr. Ali Rahbarian, President, Tabiat Foundation participated/delivered speech/performed Yoga. Students of Kendriya Vidyalaya School also performed a few important Asanas.

Ambassador Saurabh Kumar read out Prime Minister's Message and the Video clip of Prime Minister on the occasion of '2nd International Day of Yoga' was shown.

A book titled 'Practical Lesson in Yoga' by Mr. Masoud Mahdavi Pour and 'Special Issue of Yoga Magazine' by Danesh-e-Yoga Foundation were released.

The event concluded with Mr. Ali Rahbarian giving a Cultural performance with a group of 15 members.

Tehran
21 June 2016