Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Bolton held a mass yoga session on Monday 26th June 2023 to celebrate International Yoga Day.
This event marked the second year of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Bolton celebrating International Yoga Day which was first incepted by Indian Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in 2015.
Yoga has many benefits and the regular practise of yoga can improve flexibility, strength, balance, focus, reduce stress and anxiety.
Members of Bolton Mandir and the wider community gathered for an hour-long session of guided yoga, focussing on breathing and flexibility. Men, women, boys, and girls all took part in the practise of yoga which was followed by a 30 mins modified session of chair yoga.
Prem Murti Acharya Swamishree Maharaj, an avid practitioner of yoga, inspired his disciples of all ages to adopt the practice and reap the benefits of a more stable, stronger and balanced life.