The world now has an International Day of Yoga.
The U.N. General Assembly on Thursday approved a resolution proclaiming June 21 as that day.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a day dedicated to yoga during his speech to the world body’s annual assembly of world leaders in September.
Modi has said that yoga can help tackle world problems including climate change.
The U.N. already has 118 awareness-raising days of observance.
Source: ABC News
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Giesel was born and raised in Dangriga Town in Belize, Central America and is now a Houston, Texas based yoga instructor with a passion for holistic health and nutrition, and self-acceptance.
On her journey to share her passions through yoga, Giesel incorporates her Garifuna and Creole culture, yoga philosophy, and awareness to attain self-love.
Giesel specializes in Vinyasa Krama Yoga, which is a flowing sequence of asanas linked by breath and intention.
She is a registered member of the National Association of Certified Yoga Teachers.
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