International Yoga Day 2021: Here's how world is celebrating the holistic art of healthy living

June 21 is marked as International Yoga Day every year. This year marks the seventh annual celebration of yoga - a spiritual science meant to unite the body and mind. The holistic art of healthy life is known to improve flexibility, strength and general wellness. Here's a look at how the world celebrated the ancient practice of yoga 

Times Square, New York City

Yogis take part as Times Square Alliance hosts “Solstice in Times Square: Mind Over Madness Yoga,” June 20, 2021, an annual all-day outdoor yoga event in the heart of Times Square in New York, to celebrate the summer solstice and the re-awakening of the city.

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Red Fort, India

Practitioners perform a yoga position during an event to mark International Yoga Day at the Red Fort in New Delhi on June 21, 2021.

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New York City

Kathryn Garcia (C) candidate for NYC Mayor takes part as Times Square Alliance hosts “Solstice in Times Square: Mind Over Madness Yoga,” June 20, 2021, an annual all-day outdoor yoga event in the heart of Times Square in New York, to celebrate the summer solstice and the re-awakening of the city.

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New Delhi, India

People perform a yoga position in a park on International Yoga Day in New Delhi on June 21, 2021.

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Mumbai, India

People take part in a yoga session at the Kanheri Caves on the outskirts of Mumbai on June 21, 2021, to mark International Yoga Day.

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Hyderabad, India

Railway officials participate in a yoga session to mark International Yoga Day in Hyderabad on June 21, 2021.

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Kathmandu, Nepal

A Yoga instructor practices at his studio on the eve of International Yoga day in Kathmandu on June 20, 2021.

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