Welcoming the Summer Solstice in Times Square

Finding tranquility at the Solstice in Times Square: Mind Over Madness Yoga event on June 21, 2011. Over 8,000 people participated in three classes throughout the day.

By Elizabeth Myer

Last Tuesday, June 21, fellow blogger Sophia Kelley and I ventured to Midtown Manhattan to welcome the summer solstice in an alternative way; that is, by practicing yoga with 3,000 others smack in the middle of Times Square. As NYC lovers and exercise enthusiasts, we couldn’t pass up an opportunity to fuse the two. After all, how often is it that you are given a chance to search for serenity while lying on your back in the center of one of the busiest intersections in the world? More