Come and practice your best ‘OM’ at Columbia Metropolitan Airport on Friday, June 21, 2019. The airport is offering free yoga classes in honour of International Day of Yoga.

No need to bring a mat to your free yoga class on June 21. The airport will be providing everyone with new, free mats.

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Classes will take place airside at The Point, an all-glass area that overlooks the runway. PHOTO: Columbia Metropolitan Airport

This is the schedule for free drop-in yoga  classes at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

For 10 minutes at the end of each class, local instructors will share a chair yoga sequence. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that can be done sitting.

Tyler Sowards

10:00 a.m. Restore and Floor

10:50 a.m. Chair Yoga

Amber Simmons

11:00 a.m. All Levels

11:50 a.m. Chair Yoga

12:00 p.m. All Levels

12:50 p.m. Chair Yoga

Asha Purohit

1:00 p.m. All Levels

1:50 p.m. Chair Yoga

Amber Simmons

2:00 p.m. All Levels

2:50 p.m. Chair Yoga

All participants will be required to sign a waiver before starting the class. Water and snacks will be provided.

You can find the classes airside at The Point, an all-glass area that overlooks the runway.

Why yoga?

Yoga Day has been celebrated annually on June 21 since its inception in 2015 when it was declared unanimously by the United Nations as a day to be recognized each year entirely dedicated to yoga.

Practicing yoga is hugely beneficial for travellers because of the limited mobility inflight, often for long periods of time. Five-plus hours in a small seat doesn’t do your body any good! Yoga can help before, during and after your flight.

Not only does it keep your body active, but it also offers much-needed stretches to avoid cramping and potentially dangerous side effects like deep-vein thrombosis. It even allows you to take a mental time out to keep you healthy and happy in body and mind throughout your journey.

Cristina Alcivar

Founder and Editor of Vane Airport Magazine. Passionate about everything well-being, love travel, the ocean and the sun.

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