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Toronto, June 29 (Canadian-Media): Baba Ramdev, the founder of Patanjali Yogapeeth and Sister Shivani, a spiritual leader from the Brahma Kumari World Spiritual University held the central stage at the International Yoga Day Canada (IYDC) organised, in association with the Consulate General of India in Toronto, at Mississauga’s International Centre on Sunday June 25, 2017 to celebrate UN’s 3rd International Day of Yoga.
Yoga practice techniques demonstrated by Swami Ramdev
IYDC, a Canadian not-for-profit organization, formed in 2015 with the aim of teaching the benefits of yoga to Canadians had been successful, for the first time in three years, in bringing together all organisations promoting yoga under one banner. This event was partnered by cities of Brampton, Markham and Richmond Hill.
The 2017 IYDC on June 25 coincided with Canada’s 150th birthday and through this program, organizers aim to promote the benefits of yoga practice and techniques as most popular and effective alternate approaches to health care among all Canadians and facilitate in building a healthier and happier Canadian society.
International Centre in Mississauga, where the yoga sessions were held, attracted nearly 10,000 yoga enthusiasts from across the Greater Toronto Area and will be the largest assembly of yoga practitioners at a single venue in North America.
Dignitaries present among the yoga enthusiasts were Canada’s Minister of Science Kristy Duncan, Ontaio’s Minister of Senior Affairs Dipika Damerla, and leader of the opposition Conservative Party Patrick Brown.