International Yoga Week, organized by the Uttar Pradesh Government, is usually held at Varanasi
, in Uttar Pradesh
. The event is held in the month of January and February and lasts for a week.
It provides the participants an opportunity to learn, discuss, absorb and practice Yoga from international masters. The classes are scheduled along the banks of the holy river Ganges. Special classes are conducted on the healing aspects of Yoga for participants, who are suffering from diseases.