1 Million to Put the OM Symbol on Their Profile Pic for International Yoga Day

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Yoga is a practice that has been around for more than 5,000 years. Today, it’s popularity has grown into a worldwide phenomenon. Yoga is now considered mainstream (wahooo!) and people the world over are experiencing the innumerable benefits of the practice.
 
In December 2014, the United Nations declared June 21 – the summer solstice and longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere – as International Yoga Day.
 
This date holds significance for the yogic tradition. As explained by Sadhguru, a yogi and mystic, “On the day of the summer solstice, Adiyogi [the first yogi] turned south and first set his eyes on the Saptarishis or Seven Sages, who were his first disciples to carry the science of yoga to many parts of the world. It is wonderful that June 21 marks this momentous event in the history of humanity.”
 
BookRetreats.com is joining forces with the global yoga community to get 1,000,000 people to overlay the Aum (OM) symbol on their Facebook profile picture. They want to help spread yoga and its message on International Yoga Day (June 21st, 2016).
 
Media sponsors on board include Elephant Journal, YogiApproved.com, Unify.org, Uplift Connect, Yogi Times, among others. They anticipate over 30 partners and sponsors across the globe coming together for one cause. One message.
 
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Add the OM symbol to your profile pic
 
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Add the OM symbol to your profile pic
 
Sean Kelly, co-founder of BookRetreats.com said this about their mission:

“We want to help spread yoga and meditation to all 7.42 billion people on this planet. These inner technologies are true solutions for this world, and we want everyone to experience their amazing benefits.”
 
This is a huge opportunity to spread yoga to the world, and the launch comes as the yoga industry is exploding in growth. Over 80 million people, or ⅓ of all Americans are likely to practice yoga in the next year.

Do your part in spreading awareness and support this yoga movement by updating your Facebook profile pic with the OM symbol!

“This is what yoga is all about, and we absolutely love it! Bringing people together under the umbrella of peace and mutual empowerment is exactly what the world needs right now!” – Ashton August, co-founder of YogiApproved.com
 
Want to show your support in person? If you are in the New York area on June 20 and want to celebrate the summer solstice with your yogi comrades, check out this awesome event:

Summer Solstice in Times Square
June 20 (9 am to 7:30 pm)

 
The traditional celebration of the summer solstice in Times Square this year will include a celebration of the International Day of Yoga with yoga classes throughout the day. Learn more here.
 
Wishing you peace, love, and a very happy International Yoga Day from the YogiApproved family!! Namaste yogis.
 
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Add the OM symbol to your profile pic
 
Image via: Wanderlust.com

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