International Yoga Day has become something of a big deal in a short time. Started just four years ago by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the celebration of the ancient Indian art of exercise and relaxation has spread to more than a dozen countries, including this event in Flushing.
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International Yoga Day, an ambitious plan from the prime minister of India to promote yoga around the world, is now in its fourth year. At the Hindu Temple Society in Flushing, the wedding hall was converted into a mass yoga room for more than 100 people, ranging from beginners to experts.