New Delhi : Celebrating the first International Day of Yoga, Discovery Channel will premiere The Story of Yoga, an inspirational voyage into a widely popular discipline that embraces a holistic approach to a healthy mind, body and spirit. To air on Sunday, 21st June at 9 pm on Discovery Channel,
The Story of Yoga will take viewers through a fascinating journey to rediscover the age old practice. The show will be aired in five languages including Hindi, English, Tamil, Telegu and Bangla.
The Story of Yoga is an hour-long special that explores the evolution, mysticism, spiritualism and cultural ethos of yoga. It also captures its journey to the West and its emergence into the modern society and popular culture.
Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, during his address at UN General Assembly, had called to mark an International Day of Yoga, which has now been declared to be held every year on June 21.
Commenting on the programme, Rahul Johri, EVP and GM – South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific said, “The Story of Yoga is one of the most comprehensive narratives that provide an in-depth view on the evolution of yoga from an ancient practice to a lifestyle choice that’s making tremendous impact on people’s lives around the world. We are delighted to be part of this great initiative led by India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to turn June 21 into a people’s movement and are extremely pleased to showcase a truly fascinating story of yoga to our viewers around the globe.”