June 21 has been declared as International Yoga Day following a UN resolution piloted by India and co-sponsored by 177 countries. Mass public yoga sessions in collaboration with Indian embassy will take place across several Belgian cities to mark the very first International Yoga Day on June 21, 2015.
Several thousand people are expected to participate in these free yoga events in Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent, among other cities.
Yoga teacher and practitioner Sreemati, who will be moderating Belgium's largest public yoga session in Brussels' Bois de la Cambre park said, "Yoga is more than a healthy practice or an exercise, it is an attitude, a wellness of the mind and body."
These yoga sessions in Belgium are being hosted by a range of regional yoga associations in collaboration with the Indian embassy.