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Indian Yoga Festival Opens in Jing’an Park

    On July 14, the 1st Indian Yoga Festival opened in Jing’an Park. Naveen Srivastava, Indian Consul General, spoke at the opening ceremony.

    Guided by three yoga experts from India, around 60 yoga practitioners and enthusiasts started the yoga session with Sun Salutations and released pressure in this event.

    2014 is the India-China Year of Friendly Exchanges. As part of the “Glimpse of India” Festival organized by the Indian Consulate General, the Indian Yoga Festival has successfully promoted the yoga culture in Shanghai by showcasing yoga’s health benefits.

    Originating in India 2,500 years ago, yoga is now one of the most popular sports in the world.