Today, the Times Square Alliance brings back one of its most popular annual summer events celebrating wellness at the Crossroads of the World. From dusk till dawn, the Alliance and presenting sponsor Friendship Dairies mark the Summer Solstice, the year’s longest day, with yoga classes and other education sessions to help people stay sane in the big city.
The 8th Annual Solstice in Times Square features free “Mind over Madness” yoga sessions for beginners and experienced yogis throughout the day in the heart of Times Square, at the intersection of Broadway and 7th Avenue between 46 & 47th Streets. Partnering with more than 60 yoga studios, the event will kick off with an early morning yoga session at 7:30 am and continue with other sessions throughout the day, including a 10:30 am class taught to live music from Yoga Organix and a Bikram yoga class at 12:30 pm. The day ends with a session at 6 pm. The education sessions, each led by a renowned yoga teacher, include, “Your Yoga as Health Care” and “Balance & Integration – A Times Square Moment.” There will be classes for yoga enthusiasts of all levels. For a complete schedule of activities or to pre-register, please visit here.