Thousands of participants dressed in white performed Yoga beneath the Iconic Eiffel Tower in France to be a part of first International Yoga Day celebration.
The participants looked excited while performing yoga on yellow mattresses. They event was pictured from the first floor of the Eiffel Tower.
The synchronised asanas performed by 1,500 people, at the foot of the most visited monument in the world would help in creating a greater awareness and interest in yoga.
Around 100 selected participants from various Yoga institutes in France also participated in the festival.
Paris turned a few of its iconic locations into yoga hot spot on the day. The Eiffel Tower woke up early at 6 am for a yoga session on the occasion.
The Bateaux Mouche boat moving for an hour and 10 minutes and passed under 13 bridges along major monuments such as the Eiffel Tower.
The Indian embassy has also collaborated with schools and yoga groups across the nation.
About 100 yoga instructors was present on the board to guide participants how to get the asanas right. The backdrop of the boat also had some of the major monuments of the most visited city in the world Paris.
In the River Seine the performers in the morning were seen cool and confidant. They performed asanas as they were told by the guides.