India’s latest fitness challenge craze on social media #HumFitTohIndiaFit [If we are fit, India will be fit] was launched by India’s sports minister, Rajyavardhan Rathore, on May 22.
Now the event is organized by the Indian Consulate in Dubai at Zabeel Park on Thursday during the 4th International Yoga Day celebrations.
The event includes onstage yoga, yoga posture and fitness competitions and sessions by various yoga schools.
Thirty schoolchildren from The Indian High School Dubai, The Millennium School and Ambassador School have been invited by Art of Living to perform a yoga dance which includes dance steps inspired by yoga postures.
The Indian Embassy will host the Yoga Day celebrations at Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi from 6.30pm. Entry and parking will be free for all yoga lovers.
The Indian Workers’ Resource Centre will conduct a special yoga session for workers at the labour accommodation of Al Naboodah Group in Dubai.
The Yoga Day celebrations in the country began with a group yoga session in Al Arabi Sports Club in Umm Al Quwain on Wednesday that will continue across the UAE on Friday.