Stretch out on the ocassion of International Day of Yoga

From chakra-focused sessions to suryanamaskara marathons, events that can’t be missed

Ayesha Tabassum Published :  16th June 2017 06:00 AM   |   Published :   |  16th June 2017 06:00 AM

International Day of Yoga is celebrated on June 21

Even as most yogis, yoginis and fitness addicts are gearing up for the International Day of Yoga, we put together a list of the best and most interesting yoga sessions in the city

UB City
June 17 | Vittal Mallya Road

Total Yoga’s Manish Pole and Neethu Singh will host a 70-minute masterclass focusing on chakras. 10 minutes is dedicated to each chakra, in an ascending order from the mooladhar to the sahasraar chakra. Anant Menon performs live during the session. At The Collection, 8 am. Tickets (Rs 500) on

Shangri-La Hotel
June 22-25 | Vasanthnagar

A day after the International Day of Yoga, Tao Porchon-Lynch, the renowned 98-year-old yoga guru, will conduct sessions at the Shangri-La Hotel. The retreat includes two daily sessions of 90-minutes each (60 minutes of yoga and 30-minutes of interaction with Tao). At Palace Road. Tickets (Rs 15,000 upwards) on

Cubbon Park
June 24 | Cubbon Road

Mums and Stories gets yoga guru Deepa Kannan from Yogasopanam to lead a yoga session for mothers and children. The session is open for those in the age group of five to 50 years. Tickets Rs 100. Details:

Nikaya Yoga
June 17 | Vasanthnagar

This is another event that will see participants performing 108 suryanamaskaras non-stop. Be sure to take your water bottle along. Tickets Rs 750. At Smriti Nandan, Palace Road, 9 am. Details:

Sri Krishna Wellness Yoga Centre
June 21 | Malleswaram

Mimi Partha Sarathy organises two special yoga sessions. The morning session at the Government New College grounds includes a 90-minute workout, while the evening  session at the centre will also involve chanting of bhajans. At Malleswaram. Entry free. Details: 9900518000

The Tamara Coorg
June 19-22 | Coorg

The luxury resort hosts a special ‘Week of Revival’ for four days at its property. Whether beginners or advanced practitioners, there are different day-long sessions for all. The resort also launches the Yoga Temple to commemorate the International Day of Yoga. At Kabbinakad Estate, Madikeri. Rs 44,800 upwards. Details: 8071077700

June 21 | RT Nagar

Participate in a session that will involve 108 suryanamaskaras at this studio that specialises in Hatha yoga. At HMT Layout. Entry free. Details: 9480628488