International Yoga Day, celebrated on June 21st, is a perfect occasion to embrace the benefits of yoga. At Harith Tharang, we believe in the harmony between nature and well-being, and yoga is an excellent way to achieve this balance.

The Essence of Yoga

Yoga is a practice that connects the mind, the body, and the spirit. It originated in ancient India and involves postures (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama), and meditation. Yoga promotes physical health, mental clarity, and spiritual growth, making it a comprehensive approach to well-being.

Benefits of Practising Yoga

  1. Physical Health: Yoga improves flexibility, strength, and posture. It enhances the function of various bodily systems, contributing to overall physical health.
  2. Mental Clarity: Yoga reduces stress and anxiety, improving mental clarity and focus. It promotes emotional stability through practising mindfulness.
  3. Spiritual Growth: Yoga fosters introspection and self-awareness, encouraging a deeper connection with one’s inner self and the universe.

Yoga and Nature: A Perfect Blend

Practising yoga amidst nature can enhance its benefits. Fresh air and greenery have a calming effect on the mind, making your yoga practice more effective. Here are some tips to create a yoga-friendly environment with plants:

  • Choose the Right Plants: Select air-purifying plants like snake plants, peace lilies, and spider plants for your indoor yoga space.
  • Create a Green Corner: Dedicate a corner of your home to yoga. Surround your yoga mat with plants to create a tranquil environment.
  • Outdoor Yoga Space: Practice yoga in your garden or balcony. The sounds of nature and fresh air can enhance your experience.
  • Biowalls: Consider installing a biowall for a modern touch. These vertical gardens save space and provide a stunning backdrop for yoga.

Improve Your Yoga Experience

Creating a serene yoga space with plants can make your practice more enjoyable. Here are a few additional tips:

  • Lighting: Ensure your yoga space has natural light. If indoors, place your mat near a window.
  • Aroma: Use natural fragrances such as essential oils or scented candles to create a soothing ambience.
  • Hygiene: Keep your yoga space clean and clutter-free to maintain a peaceful environment.

At Harith Tharang, we offer a wide range of indoor and outdoor plants that can help you create the perfect yoga space. Visit our store in Chennai or explore our online collection to find the right plants for your needs. Our knowledgeable staff is always ready to assist you in selecting plants that will enhance your yoga practice.


International Yoga Day is an opportunity to lead a healthier and more peaceful lifestyle. By integrating yoga and nature, you can achieve a balanced state of well-being. At Harith Tharang, we are dedicated to helping you create a green and serene space for your yoga practice. Celebrating this day with mindfulness, health, and a touch of greenery and working towards that, we are hosting a special yoga session for our staff on the 20th of June.

Happy International Yoga Day from Harith Tharang!

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