The Jadatharaya International Institute of Right Living and Yoga hosts its annual Yogathon at the Tongaat Sports Centre on Saturday, February 2, from 2pm to 4pm.
According to the organising committee, eight yoga groups from Tongaat on the North Coast to Scottsburgh on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal have registered for the annual show piece.
The yoga groups have been hard at training over the past few months to illustrate the joys of yoga practice to both the young and senior citizens,” said Dr Surendran Pillay, a senior member of the organising committee of the 2019 Yogathon.
Dr Pillay who teaches yoga in Umhlanga said that the annual Yogathon intends to create awareness of yoga and instil in the prospective participants an interest to practise yoga as a pathway to a healthy living.
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Pillay went on to say that each yoga group is allotted 10 minutes in which to demonstrate their skills and thrill and entertain the public with a visual feast of action packed yoga practises.
“At the end of each session, a group is given a few minutes to give information to the spectators about their practice at their respective yoga studios,” added Dr Pillay.
He spoke with great enthusiasm that those who rock up as spectators at Yogathon 2019 will be entertained with spectacular displays of yoga practices that will instil in them a desire to join a yoga group.
The participating groups are: Tongaat Kriya Yoga Group, Verulam Kriya Yoga Group, Umhlanga Kriya Yoga Group and Scottsburgh Kriya Yoga Group.
They will joined in action by, Art of Living Yoga, Manav Dharam (Verulam), Ananda Marga Yoga (Ottawa) and Babaji Kriya Yoga (Umhlanga).
“As there is no entrance charge to the Tongaat Sports Centre for this spectacular yoga event, we are urging the public to get to the venue early to book their seats,” indicated Dr Pillay.
The spectators can look forward to partaking in delicious vegetarian meals at the end of the Yogathon. For more information, contact Dr Suren Pillay on 084-828-3880.