Summer in Moscow, more than 45 thousand people attended the free yoga classes

© RIA Novosti / Anton Scrupulosity yoga in Moscow. Archival photoSummer in Moscow, more than 45 thousand people attended the free yoga classes© RIA Novosti / Anton Skripunov

More than 45 thousand people in Moscow for free yoga classes, held in the framework of the project «Yoga in the parks», said Monday in a press-service «Moorpark».

«In Moscow parks ended the seventh summer season of the project «Yoga in the parks», which is not the first year «Mosgorpark» and Yoga Journal. Total for the season from 1 June to 31 August in 36 Moscow parks hosted more than 1.3 thousands of free yoga classes visited more than 45 thousand people. In the morning, afternoon and evening everyone could get acquainted with interesting trends and traditions of yoga – from classical Hatha yoga to yoga for face yoga and laughter,» — said the press service.

Yoga classes conducted nearly 150 certified teachers with experience at least 1 year, they were helped by 15 Tutors and volunteers.

As explained in a press-service, the most popular parks for yoga this summer were again Muzeon and Gorky Park, and the most popular is classical Hatha yoga, yoga for face, steam yoga, laughter yoga and yoga therapy.

The project «Yoga in the parks» started in the capital in 2011. The classes were held only at two sites. Today, according to «Moorpark», the project involved a record number of parks – 36, including Sokolniki Park, Hermitage garden, Cooper Park and Victory Park on Poklonnaya hill.