OM International Yoga Day 2018

Sunday 17th June 2018 - 8am - 6pm - Alexandra Palace - London

OM International Yoga Day Event

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You are invited to come and celebrate OM International Yoga Day with us on 17th June 2018 for hours of FREE yoga & meditation in the beautiful grounds of Alexandra Palace (from 8am) The day will be led by some of the country’s leading yoga teachers as we celebrate a day of yoga.

The day is a great opportunity to introduce someone new to yoga as there’s plenty of classes for all experience levels including beginners. So why not bring along friends and family for a great day out.

So join us as we celebrate OM International Yoga Day in the grounds of Alexandra Palace. Register now to come and enjoy a celebration of yoga. We look forward to welcoming you on the day. Namaste

About the day

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International Yoga Day


un international yoga dayPrime Minister of India, Narendra Modi asked the world leaders to adopt an International Yoga Day, saying that by changing lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help us deal with climate change. Addressing the 193-member UN General Assembly in United Nations. Modi said “Let us work towards adopting an International Yoga Day,” Noting that Yoga is “an invaluable gift of our ancient tradition”, he said: “It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature.”

“Yoga embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfilment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well being,” he said, adding “By changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help us deal with climate change.”


International Yoga Day 2017

OM International Yoga Day, celebrated on Sunday 18th June, dawned bright and sunny, as we gathered in the beautiful grounds of Alexandra Palace. The globally recognised day is celebrated on 21st June, with our annual event taking place on the Sunday to give as many people as possible the chance to join in with this day of free yoga.

We welcomed some early birds as we kicked off the day at 8am with a Morning Yoga Ritual on the Buttafly Main Stage, and as the day went on (and got considerably warmer), thousands of visitors brought their mats along to take part.

The day was a truly special one to be a part of, with so many people coming together to celebrate the power of yoga. The main stage was just one of five class areas throughout the event, and teachers such as Adam Husler, Rosalind Southward, Dipesh Munakarmi and ieva Wildlovebeamer led sessions. David Sye once again had the crowd jumping as he led both his Infamous Yogabeats class, and the finale of the day, in which visitors were encouraged to share the love and take part in a human tunnel.

The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University ran meditation sessions in the Meditation Space, allowing people to take some time to be still and reflect, before heading back into another yoga class!

With special thanks to Dan Peppiatt, founder of Yoga Like Water, who was our Master of Ceremonies for the day, and of course all of our visitors, teachers, and exhibitors. OM International Yoga Day 2017 was an amazing event, and we’re already counting down to next year!



Take a look at the images captured from International Yoga Day 2017
Photography by Cecilia Cristolovean (


Take a look at the images captured from International Yoga Day 2016
Photography by Andrew Prod ( 



Take a look at the images captured from International Yoga Day 2015:



IYD Highlights

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We’ve put together a short video highlighting the amazing events and workshops available from Om Yoga’s International Yoga Day at Alexandra Palace.

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Getting There

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Alexandra Palace, London

alexandra palace map

Alexandra Palace is the iconic North London venue that is surrounded by 196 acres of beautiful parkland, and grounds that boast a pub & restaurant, boating lake, pitch & putt course, 1,500 free parking spaces and much, much more.

The People’s Palace has great transport links, located just off the M1 and M25 and only 10 minutes from London Kings Cross.

Situated between Muswell Hill & Wood Green, Alexandra Palace is well served by all forms of public transport and is easy to reach by underground, road, rail & air.

  • By Sat Nav
    Please use the postcode N22 7AY. There are 1500 complimentary parking spaces on site.
  • By Tube
    Wood Green is the nearest underground station on the Piccadilly Line. (journey time is 20 minutes from Piccadilly Circus). Exit Wood Green Station and go to bus stop A to pick up the W3 bus up the hill to Alexandra Palace.
    alexandra palace train
  • By Rail
    Alexandra Palace has its own British Rail Station, fittingly called Alexandra Palace Station. It is located at the Wood Green entrance to the Park. A regular train service runs direct from Moorgate (weekdays only) or from Kings Cross, changing at Finsbury Park.
  • By Bus
    Take the W3 bus from outside the station to the main Palm Court entrance.
  • By Air
    From Heathrow Airport, take the Piccadilly Line directly to Wood Green Station.
    From Gatwick Airport an express takes you direct to Victoria Station, then take the Victoria Line to Finsbury Park station and a direct bus w3 to Alexandra Palace or overground train to Alexandra Palace station

Contact Us

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    If you would like to register to take part in the event, all you need to do is fill in the registration form here.

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For any press queries, images, or to arrange interviews, please contact Jane Lambert | 01787 224040

To download the press release, please click here