Yoga contributes to "overall well-being"

The United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga. Photo: Amélie Selva

Yoga has an important role to play in the "overall well-being" of people according to the UN's World Health Organization.

The first ever International Day of Yoga is being celebrated at the United Nations on Sunday.

It's an ancient technique which originated in India and which is now practiced across the world by millions of people.

Dr Nata Menabde is the Executive Director of the World Health Organization office to the United Nations.

Nargiz Shekinskaya asked Dr Menabde about yoga’s health benefits.

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