International Day of Yoga 2022 was also marked and celebrated with enthusiasm in New Zealand’s southernmost city of Invercargill on Sunday, June 19, led by the High Commission of India and prominent local community organisations – Indian Community in Southland (ICS) and Southland Migrant Walking Together Charitable Trust.

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A yoga session was held carried out by Rohan Russel, a yoga teacher in Invercargill, which witnessed enthusiastic participation by more than 50 people who found the entire experience very relaxing and energising.

Anil Chandra from the Indian Community in South Land started the event with a brief speech about Yoga and its benefits and Yoga’s connection to India.

Himani Mishra of Southland Migrant Walking Together Charitable Trust told the Indian Weekender that participants expressed resolve to come back again for such a Yoga session, thereby motivating them to host a similar event next year.