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Updated: June 21, 2018 at 4:42 PM
Thousands celebrate summer solstice with yoga in Times Square
People participate in yoga classes in Times Square to celebrate the summer solstice on the first day of summer in New York City on Thursday. Photos by John Angelillo/UPI
Thousands of yogis will participate in eight yoga classes during the 16th annual Solstice in Times Square.
The event, titled "Mind Over Madness Yoga," celebrates the summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year.
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman participates in the yoga class.
Raisman and model Iskra Lawrence smile through their poses.
An instructor leads the yoga class.
A woman and dog stretch.
The event is designed to juxtapose the chaotic nature of the annual New Year's Eve celebration that occurs in the same square during the winter solstice.
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