Emirates Yoga World Record
The Emirates Group staff recently established a new Guinness World Record for the most nationalities in a yoga lesson.
The record-breaking event, held at sunset at Al Lisaili Camp, operated by Emirates Group's Arabian Adventures, saw participation from 233 employees representing 144 different nationalities.
The diverse group included individuals from various countries such as Chile, Peru, Mexico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Honduras, Mongolia, Tonga, and the Bahamas, alongside the UAE.
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Guinness World Records officials were present to officially verify and certify the achievement.
UAE nationals and Dubai-based expats represented various countries and roles within the Emirates Group.
Oliver Grohmann, senior vice president human resources at Emirates Group said This included
Emirates cabin crew, dnata airport operations employees, safari guides at Arabian Adventures, dnata Travel experts, and many more.
The event was part of the group's strategy to promote a culture of health within the organisation, he added.
The record-breaking yoga lesson was held by trained yoga practitioners working with Emirates Group.
Well being sessions were also carried out by a senior counsellor from the group’s psychology unit and a certified mindfulness teacher.
A member of the dnata Travel Group team took to the decks to DJ, playing music alongside a colleague who strummed a "tongue drum", often associated with meditation and healing.
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Sustainable yoga mats were specially made for the event using biodegradable cork, and all staff were provided with reusable water bottles.
The UAE record breaks the one achieved just last year on International Yoga Day in New York City on the lawn of the UN headquarters, with 135 different nationalities.
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