Bengaluru-based Akshar Yoga makes its way into the Guinness Book of World Records.
Story so far: On 27 August, 285 yoga practitioners made an attempt to enter the Guinness Book under the category of most number of people performing the Dhanurasana or Bow Pose for 2 minutes. The previous record in this category was 250 participants.
- Training took place at the Akshar Yoga Research and Development Center at Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence under the guidance of Himalayan Siddha Akshar.
- Preparation was focused on learning the proper alignment of the posture by all 285 participants.
Diversity of participants: A number of underprivileged children as well as specially-abled kids were trained to participate in this event. Students from across the country gathered along with working professionals in corporate sectors as well as homemakers belonging to diverse backgrounds.
(Image Credits: Akshar Yoga’s Facebook Page)