Renowned Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday gave some serious yoga lessons to two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and other wrestlers at the Chhatrasal Stadium in New Delhi. On 21st June, International Yoga Day will be observed throughout the globe and so how can our yoga enthusiast Baba Ramdev could be left behind in promoting yoga among masses. He not only taught some yoga asanas to the wrestlers, but also shared the incident on his official Twitter account along with the picture.
He posted two pictures on his account, in one of which, he can be seen lifting Sushil Kumar on his shoulder. We can wonder about the strength of Baba Ramdev’s arms that actually lifted a two-time Olympic winner Sushil Kumar.
Did some wrestling practice and taught some yoga to Olympian @WrestlerSushil and other wrestlers at Chhatrasal stadium, tweeted Ramdev.
All this took place ahead of International Yoga Day which has to be celebrated on 21st June. He also appealed everyone to come of out their houses and embrace yoga for a healthier life. Talking to ANI, he also explained the health benefits of yoga as well as other performing arts.
I would appeal everyone to come out and perform yoga on the yoga day (June 21). Modi ji will be in Lucknow and I will be in Ahmedabad?Yoga is compulsory for all professionals. Yoga gives you fitness, sharp memory and boosts your confidence. Hence, it is very important exercise for a human being,” he added.
The International Yoga Day would soon commemorate its 3rd anniversary ever since its inception on June21, 2015. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had initially proposed the idea during his UNGA speech on September 27, 2014.
Earlier this year, Baba Ramdev defeated wrestler Andrey Stadnik in his own sport, wrestling. He demonstrated the power of yoga, knocking Stadnik on the grounds. Andrey Stadnik defeated Sushil Kumar in the Beijing Games.