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Seeking peace and tranquility in Times Square
Pedestrians walk past hundreds of yogis positioned in the downward dog stance on June 20 in New York City's Times Square during an all-day summer solstice yoga fest.

 

Held in celebration of the longest day of the year, participants are challenged to find peace and tranquility in the middle of infamously loud and frenetic Times Square.

 


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Photo: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Longest day of the year

Participants hold a yoga pose during one of the mass yoga classes held in Times Square.

 

Thousands of yogis signed up for the event, which features multiple sessions scheduled between 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. The classes are open to all levels, and there's even a Bikram hot yoga session running from noon until 2 p.m.

 

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