Aiming entry into the Guinness Book of World Records, a yoga teacher is set to perform yoga continuously for 69 hours, concluding it on the International Yoga Day on June 21.
The attempt by V Gunasekaran titled “Longest Yoga Marathon (Male)” will commence at 5 pm on June 18 and end at 2 pm on June 21.
The existing record in this segment is held by a team in China, which had performed continuously for a little over 47 hours, the 45-year old yoga teacher said.
With the event spread over four days, the performer can take a break of five minutes every hour, during which he can take food, which will include fruits like apple and orange, he said.
During his 69-hour attempt, he will perform 200 yogasanas, Gunasekaran, who is teaching yoga to students of 40 schools in Coimbatore, Tirupur, Erode and Dindigul district for the last 10 years, said.
Gunusekaran has made several records in the past, including Elite World record and Unique World Record for doing Yoga asanas for 43 hours.