R City Mall celebrated Pride Yoga Day with Jacqueline Fernandez’s YOLO Foundation

Industry Watch | June 22, 2022 | News

Pride Yoga Month YOLO Foundation International Yoga Day

The entire month of June is celebrated as ‘Pride Month’ to mark the LGBTQIA+ movement for equal rights and opportunity, International Yoga Day is celebrated in June as well. Bringing both these occasions together, R CITY mall hosted the ‘Pride Yoga Day’ on June 20 in association with Jacqueline Fernandez’s YOLO Foundation.

The ‘Pride Yoga Day’ aimed to support the LGBTQIA+ community and promote their social inclusion while raising awareness about the value of Yoga, positivity and their overall holistic wellness.

The event was hosted by comedian and writer Madhvendra Singh. The event started with a panel discussion that included like Varun Singhal, a Yoga teacher who has set up India's first LGBTQ-friendly retreat in North Goa; Zoya Thomas Lobo, who became country’s first trans photojournalist; Johann Arora, celebrity artist, Make-up and Yoga Instructor; Salma Khan, first third-sex person to be appointed to the Lok Adalat (DLSA) in Mumbai and the founder of the Kinnar Maa Trust.

Johann Arora and Jacqueline Fernandez conducted a Yoga session, followed by a stand-up act by Madhvendra Singh. After this, the floor was open for an open mic wherein members of the LGBTQIA+ community shared their life stories and expressed gratitude for their social inclusion.

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The entire month of June is celebrated as ‘Pride Month’ and International Yoga Day is also celebrated in June, so bringing both these occasions together R City Mall hosted ‘Pride Yoga Day’ on June 20.

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