President Tommy Remengesau, Jr. enjoyed the Yoga Session together with other participants yesterday, June 21, at the Palau National Gym. (Rhealyn C. Pojas)

President Tommy Remengesau, Jr. issued another presidential proclamation declaring June 21 as the “International Day of Yoga” in Palau.

No less than President Remengesau himself attended the Yoga session held at the Palau National Gym yesterday morning together with the other participants. The Yoga session was offered free for the Public.

In his proclamation, Remengesau cited that on December 11, 2014, 193 members of the United Nations General Assembly had approved by consensus a resolution that established June 21 as the International Day of Yoga.

“Yoga is beneficial for physical fitness, musculoskeletal functioning and cardio-vascular health; Yoga is beneficial in the management of diabetes, respiratory disorders, hypertension, and many lifestyle-related disorders; Yoga helps to reduce depression, fatigue, anxiety disorders and stress,” the proclamation read.