Yoga goes global

More than 140 participants took part in Oak Bay as part of an international yoga event

Yoga practitioners and instructors collectively stretch on the indoor sports field at Oak Bay Recreation Centre during the Global Mala event held Sunday.

Yoga practitioners and instructors collectively stretch on the indoor sports field at Oak Bay Recreation Centre during the Global Mala event held Sunday.

Proceeds from the Global Mala mass yoga event held Sunday go to the United Way of Greater Victoria for local programs.

A crowd larger than 140 people, including instructors and participants, took part in Global Mala, which is part of an international movement designed to promote peace, community and positive change.