IN PHOTOS: Hundreds Hold Tel Aviv Stretch Fest for International Yoga Day

Yoga teachers from India and Israel gave classes to participants, who practiced on some 2,000 printed mats placed together to form a giant artwork

People practise yoga on the occasion of the International Yoga Day in Tel Aviv on June 21, 2017.
People practise yoga on the occasion of the International Yoga Day in Tel Aviv on June 21, 2017. Credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP
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Hundreds of Israelis stretched their way through International Yoga Day on Kikar Rabin in Tel Aviv on Wednesday in what the event's Facebook page called the country's biggest yoga happening.

Yoga teachers from India and Israel gave classes to participants, who practiced on some 2,000 printed mats placed together to form a giant artwork. Attendants were also treated to a concert and a dance performance.

Hundreds of people practise yoga on the occasion of the International Yoga Day in Tel Aviv on June 21, 2017.
Hundreds of people practise yoga on the occasion of the International Yoga Day in Tel Aviv on June 21, 2017. Credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP
Girls practice yoga on 1500 yoga mats, printed with an artwork and placed together to form the artwork, during an event marking International Yoga Day, at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel June 21, 2017.
Girls practice yoga on 1500 yoga mats, printed with an artwork and placed together to form the artwork, during an event marking International Yoga Day, at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, June 21, 2017.Credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS
Israelis practice yoga during the International Yoga Day at the Rabin square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
Israelis practice yoga during the International Yoga Day at the Rabin square in Tel Aviv, June 21, 2017. Credit: Sebastian Scheiner/AP
People practice yoga on 1500 yoga mats, printed with an artwork and placed together to form the artwork, during an event marking International Yoga Day, at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel June 21, 2017.
People practice yoga on 1500 yoga mats, printed with an artwork and placed together to form the artwork, during an event marking International Yoga Day, at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, June 21, 2017.Credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS
Hundreds of people practise yoga on the occasion of the International Yoga Day in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv on June 21, 2017.
Hundreds of people practise yoga on the occasion of the International Yoga Day in Tel Aviv on June 21, 2017.Credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP
Hundreds of people practise yoga on the occasion of the International Yoga Day in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv on June 21, 2017.
Hundreds of people practise yoga on the occasion of the International Yoga Day in Tel Aviv on June 21, 2017. Credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP
Israelis practice yoga during the International Yoga Day at the Rabin square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
Israelis practice yoga during the International Yoga Day at the Rabin square in Tel Aviv, June 21, 2017. Credit: Sebastian Scheiner/AP
Israelis practice yoga during the International Yoga Day at the Rabin square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
Israelis practice yoga during the International Yoga Day at the Rabin square in Tel Aviv, June 21, 2017. Credit: Sebastian Scheiner/AP
Hundreds of people practise yoga on the occasion of the International Yoga Day in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv on June 21, 2017.
Hundreds of people practise yoga on the occasion of the International Yoga Day in Tel Aviv on June 21, 2017. Credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP

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