Thousands of people took part in a series of free yoga classes in New York's Times Square on Tuesday, to mark the summer solstice. The event was intended as a summer counterpart to Times Square's traditional New Year's Eve celebrations.

Times Square Alliance's "Solstice in Times Square" event website:
www.timessquarenyc.org/about_us/events_solstice.html

Patrick Lynch, Bikram Yoga NYC - instructor bio:
www.timessquarenyc.org/about_us/events_solstice_instructors.html

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