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International Yoga Day: 2nd Hawaii Celebration

June 21, 2020,

Sunday, June 21, 2020

2:00 – 6:00 pm (HST)

Presented by Gandhi International Institute for Peace with Still & Moving Center

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During our time of pause, while the world came to something of a standstill, many have found solace, steady invigoration, and inner/outer connection through yoga. Please join Hawaii’s second annual International Yoga Day event, honoring this ancient body-mind-spirit practice of Yoga.

For some sessions you can join the practice on your mat at home to sample different yoga styles. Listen to Sanskrit mantras typically used in yoga and watch various yoga demonstrations. Tune in for conversation on yoga philosophy.

Originating in India, yoga goes back thousands of years. Modern research shows that yoga adds significantly to our quality of life when done regularly with proper technique. Studies repeatedly show that yogic postures enhance body functionality, while breathing slowly in a relaxed manner, can slow our heart rate. Focusing the mind through yogic meditation cultivates mental peace and potentially deep, spiritual insight.

Directed by Neelanthi Vadivel

Running order

Our Emcee: Willow Chang

2:00 PM Gayatri Mantra + Welcome & Intro to International Yoga Day with President of Gandhi International Institute for Peace, Dr. Raj Kumar

2:10 PM Oli (Hawaiian chant) Kumu Hula of Still & Moving Center, Malia Helela

2:13 PM Still Center in Times of Crisis class with Owner/Director Still & Moving Center, Reneé Tillotson

2:30 PM Lieutenant Governor, Josh Green, Hawaii

2:37 PM Senator Mike Gabbard, Oahu

2:50 PM Mantra class with Zeny Ogrisseg, Still & Moving Center, Oahu

3:05 PM Mandala Flow Yoga class with Kara Miller, Still & Moving Center, Oahu

3:30 PM “Ahimsa” with Willow Chang, Still & Moving Center, Oahu

3:45 PM TCTSY, Trauma Sensitive Yoga with Jody Hassel, Alaska

3:55 PM AIReal Yoga Demonstration with Carmen Curtis, California

4:10 PM “Yoga & Ayurveda for Daily Living” with Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar, California

4:20 PM “Pranayama/Breathing”, with Yogi Ramesh Pandey, California

4:40 PM Dr. David Frawley, American Institute of Vedic Studies, New Mexico

5:05 PM Jivamukti Yoga class with Sarah McTee, Still & Moving Center, Oahu

5:40 PM Professor Ramdas Lamb, UH Department of Religion, Oahu

5:55 PM Final wrap-up

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June 21, 2020,
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HI United States