Apple launches Apple Watch Activity Challenge for International Day of Yoga

International Yoga Day
International Yoga Day (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple's latest Apple Watch Activity Challenge kicks off today.
  • The company is celebrating the International Day of Yoga with an activity challenge.
  • The event challenges Apple Watch owners to perform a yoga workout for at least twenty minutes.

Apple is celebrating the International Day of Yoga with a new Apple Watch Activity Challenge.

Today, Apple launched the International Day of Yoga Activity Challenge for anyone with an Apple Watch. In order to complete the challenge, Apple Watch users must complete a yoga workout for at least twenty minutes.

Join in on the International Day of Yoga. On June 21, do a Yoga workout of 20 minutes or more and you'll win this award. Record your time with any app that adds workouts to Health.

As with any Apple Watch Activity Challenge, you can use any exercise app that integrates with Apple's Health app. This means that you can complete the challenge with Apple's own Workouts app on the Apple Watch or any fitness app that offers a yoga workout and syncs with the Health app.

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One of the easiest ways to complete the challenge would be to use the yoga workout on the Apple Watch's Workout app or do a yoga workout on Apple Fitness+. Those who complete the challenge will receive a custom reward in the Fitness app as well as exclusive stickers in the Messages and FaceTime apps.

If you want to complete the challenge within the Appleverse, the company offers Apple Fitness+, its own workout subscription service, for $9.99 per month or as part of the Premier tier of Apple One, the company's subscription bundle service.

If you're looking for an Apple Watch to join in on the challenges, check out our comparison between the Apple Watch Cellular vs. GPS: What's the difference?.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.