"UN Special" is the monthly magazine of the United Nations in Geneva. With a printed circulation of 10,500 plus an online version, it informs its readers on topics ranging from peace-keeping to poverty reduction, human rights and natural disaster management.
In the September issue, yoga takes centre stage. In her feature article, Isha Hatha Yoga teacher Michelle Mayes discusses what yoga is and what it’s not, how it began and how it is that yoga has become a practice that diplomats and civil servants are now making use of to enhance their professional lives.
Read the full article to see how the Yoga Day celebrations in Geneva are overturning preconceptions about yoga, and find out how yoga can even help to reverse climate change.