As 285 yoga practitioners performed Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) for two minutes, Akshar Yoga entered into the Guinness Book of World Records.
The official team of Guinness observed and evaluated the event and awarded Akshar Yoga the Guinness certification for the successful completion of the record. The minimum number of participants set for this record were 250.
To set the record for the Guinness Book of World Records, the yoga practitioners under the guidance of, Himalayan Siddha Akshar gathered at the Akshar Yoga Research and Development Center at Padukone- Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence.
All 285 the practitioners who performed this asana for the Guinness World Record had undergone rigorous training leading up to this triumphant attempt. The training conducted as preparation for the feat included learning about the proper alignment of the posture.
A number of under privileged children and specially-abled kids were also trained by Akshar Yoga Master level teachers especially for this event. The purpose of attempting to achieve this record was to spread the message about the power of yoga to the world. This is a demonstration of how you can enrich your life and make it beautiful through the practice of yoga. In order to achieve work life balance we need to stay in optimal health and yoga is the perfect answer to overall well-being and good health.
The 285 yoga practitioners included professionals working in the corporate sectors while others were homemakers from diverse backgrounds.