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06/23/2010 04:31 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Yoga World Record Set In Central Park (PHOTOS)

It's the week that yoga conquered New York City.

A day after yoga took over Times Square, yogis flocked to Central Park's Great Lawn, setting the world record for the largest registered yoga class. The event was hosted by Flavorpill NYC's Sascha Lewis, and the rain made sure it also turned into the shortest yoga class.

Yoga instructors Elena Brower, Dharma Mittra, Sadie Nardini and Alison West were on hand to demonstrate to the 10,000 plus participants before the rain started and park authorities called a halt to the gathering.

Here are some blissful pictures from the day: