Special events have been planned in Colombo, Sri Lanka on the occasion of the “First International Day of Yoga’’ (IDY), which is being celebrated across the world on June 21, 2015.

Indian Cultural Center will be organizing a week of special YOGA activities to continue the celebration from June22 to 25, 2015 at the Indian Cultural Center, 16/2 Gregory’s road, Colombo 7.

High Commissioner of India, YK Sinha will inaugurate a  photographic exhibition on Yoga postures and felicitate  Yoga Institutes participating in IDY followed by a performance-Yoga in Dance  by Mokshya Samarasooriya and group on  June 23, 2015 at 5.30 pm.

Yoga postures for Good Health by Yogacharya Kriyanandamayi Krishnaveni Kulanthaivel – (Director of Sadhana Yoga Shrusti) at 10.30 am to 12.00 and Mental wellbeing, Stress and Anger Management through yoga by Anoja Weerasinghe,(Founder -Abhina Yoga Ashram) at 5.30 pm – 7.00 pm

On June 24, 2015, Kriya Yoga Asanas and  its benefits by  Dr. Subramaniam Thayaparan (Ohm Kriya Babaji Yoga Aranyam) at 10.30 am to 12.00 noon and Deepening into Asanas By:Vyasah Kalyanasunderam (Chief Yoga Instructor- Indian Cultural Center & Astanka Yoga Mandir) at 5.30 pm-7pm

On June 25, 2015, Raja Yoga by Dr. Viji Chanramohan (Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Center Sri Lanka) at 10.30 am to 12.00 noon, and Yoga for Balance: On and Off the Mat by Ms. Angellica Chadrasekeran (Prana Lounge Holistic Health Centre) at 5.30-7pm.