Thousands of yoga enthusiasts convene in New York's Times Square to mark the summer solstice, Wednesday, June 20, 2012. Temperatures are expected to be near 100 degrees (37C) Wednesday. (AP Photos/Mark Lennihan)

Times Square Alliance officials expected thousands of yoga practitioners to participate in free classes for all skill levels during the “Solstice in Times Square-Athleta Mind Over Madness" event.

Times Square Alliance officials expected thousands of yoga practitioners to participate in free classes for all skill levels during the `'Solstice in Times Square-Athleta Mind Over Madness" event.