The International Yoga Day happens every year on the 21st of June. All the yoga aficionados celebrate it worldwide by practicing together in various amazing places. Mysore, Ubud, Tokyo, New York, Paris, London, Amsterdam, all celebrate together and they organize special events to honor this day.
What we call “our community get-togethers” are hosted in a wide spectrum of locations: from yoga studios to creative hubs, offices, parks, to the quiet surrounding of nature on a mountaintop. Whether you choose to practice yoga on a high ground or in a busy intersection in NYC, the reason behind it remains the same: the joy of practicing yoga.
So we decided to do an intervention in Bucharest: “A Mythology of the Self”. A yoga practice done by Veronica Constantinescu, Nirvana Yoga teacher and founder of Nirvana Yoga in Romania, in the Kube Musette Gallery, on one of the busiest, most circulated roads in Bucharest, the Victory Avenue. Veronica practiced yoga for almost 4 hours while passersby could observe her. From sundown till late evening we have witnessed different waves of responses. Some people stopped, others haven’t, some have keenly observed her practice, they have followed her in the asanas, they have taken photos and selfies, they have shared their impressions on social media and some have started debates right in front of the gallery.
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Starting our yoga experiment
She is Sophie and se knows how to do yoga
This is the Art Gallery, in the middle of Bucharest
Some people stopped to observe the practice. You can see people in the reflection of the window
Veronica started her practice, you can feel the city noise
This was our message for our busy citizens: let it go, relax
From sundown till late evening we have witnessed different waves of responses. People stopped
Some people followed her in the asanas
Timelapse: Veronica practiced yoga for almost 4 hours while passersby could observe her
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