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International Day of Yoga 2021

21 June 2021

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International Day of Yoga 2021

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21 Jun 2021

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02:39:59

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English

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Recognizing this important role of Yoga, this year's commemoration of the International Day of Yoga focuses on "Yoga for well-being" - how the practice of Yoga can promote the holistic health of every individual.
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Recognizing this important role of Yoga, this year's commemoration of the International Day of Yoga focuses on "Yoga for well-being" - how the practice of Yoga can promote the holistic health of every individual. Beyond its immediate impact on physical health, the COVID-19 pandemic has also exacerbated psychological suffering and mental health problems, including depression and anxiety, as pandemic-related restrictions continue in various forms in many countries. This has highlighted the urgent need to address the mental health dimension of the pandemic, in addition to the physical health aspects. The message of Yoga in promoting both the physical and mental well-being of humanity has never been more relevant. A growing trend of people around the world embracing Yoga to stay healthy and rejuvenated and to fight social isolation and depression has been witnessed during the pandemic. Yoga is also playing a significant role in the psycho-social care and rehabilitation of COVID-19 patients in quarantine and isolation. It is particularly helpful in allaying their fears and anxiety.

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