PHOTOS: International Yoga Day at Discovery Green

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Hundreds of yoga practitioners went to Discovery Green Tuesday evening to celebrate International Yoga Day.

The Consulate General of India and Pralaya Yoga hosted the free event with several community partners and other yoga studios.

Instructor Robert Boustany led the crowd in an hour long yoga session in the park. A separate group of acro yoga practitioners also invited visitors to try their hand at an acrobatic form of yoga.

After the session, participants threw powders of seven traditional colors into the air. Each color represents a different virtue from love to peace to power.

This is only the second International Yoga Day after being declared by the United Nations General Assembly in December of 2014.

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