International Yoga Day – level 2

23-06-2015 07:00

International Yoga Day is celebrated on Sunday 21st of June. Thousands of people participated in preparation for the day in New Delhi. The numbers even affected traffic in parts of the capital.

School children, members of the armed forces, government officials and yoga enthusiasts participated. One student talked about practising yoga. He said that yoga balances stress.

Prime Minister Modi will perform yoga at a public event next month – he is trying to increase the popularity of yoga.

Difficult words: participate (to do something), affect (to change in some way), enthusiast (a person who is enthusiastic about something – loves doing something).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

Do you do yoga?

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