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International Yoga Day: Yoga in Nepal

  • 21-Jun-2017
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On the special occasion of International Yoga Day, Icicles Adventure Treks would like to wish all our well-wishers and encourages everyone to practice Yoga for a healthy mind and body.

Yoga in Nepal is more than 10,000 years old mediating practice is believed to be practiced by Yogis in the Himalayas. According to mythological beliefs, Lord Shiva, Lord Buddha, and other deities reached the highest level of spiritual and divinity by practicing yoga.

Coming back to the present context, our life has been so busy, hectic, and routine that we don’t have time for ourselves. We are basically imprisoned by our negative thoughts, inactive and more inclined to materialistic things rather and practicing yoga and attain physical fitness with a whole lot of mindfulness.

Therefore, this Yoga Day might trigger you as a reminder to transform your body and mind into positiveness.

When, where, and how is Yoga Day celebrated?

International Yoga Day is celebrated on the 21st of June every year all around the globe. From Tundikhel ground in Kathmandu to Connaught Place in Delhi and central park in New York, thousands of people practice yoga participates in an event.

With guidance from various yoga practitioners, gurus, and teachers, various postures of Yoga, meditation is practiced; also cultural programs and awareness programs/ discussions event are also organized on this International Yoga day event.

Yoga Treks: Practicing Yoga while trekking in Nepal


Trekking around Nepal Himalayas takes you on adventurous walking trips across the pure form of nature and the Himalayas. And practicing yoga during your trekking days simply takes your trip to next level. Inhaling fresh Himalayan air into our lungs, stretching with the first rays of sun in the morning fills your body with adequate energy needed for a day walk. If you are interested in practicing yoga while joining any of our trips then simply let us know. We will arrange the needful.

Why practicing Yoga is beneficial?

  • Yoga connects our mind and body; it helps us focus on our life goals and objectives.
  • Yoga is beneficial and cures various illnesses including diabetes, high/low blood pressure, overweight, etc.
  • Yoga increases the oxygen level in our body that helps us stay active all day.
  • Practicing yoga helps us lose a bad/unhealthy lifestyle and carry forward a good/healthy lifestyle.

 So, did you practice Yoga today? If yes, great! And if no, try searching Surya Namaskar 12 postures and make a habit of practicing it daily early in the morning. Finally moment of silence for all those who can’t allocate few minutes for their own benefits. Happy International Yoga Day to all!

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