Workshops

 

Increase Your Postive Energy

Media City | Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 2:00pm – 3:30pm

The fact is, the same pure energy that connects our entire universe resides within you. If you can raise the vibrational frequency of that energy, then your life becomes abundant, happier, more positive, and more fulfilling. Mathilde will teach you how to get started and/or to continue your practice, with tangible tools and guidance covering the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual layers.  The talk will also be adjusted according to the participant’s healing needs and group vibrations.

Mathilde Lumiere is a holistic therapist, intuitive channel and spiritual teacher, who holds space for transformation and soul-realization. Her inspirational path brings forth higher consciousness wisdom and knowledge. Facilitating private and group sessions, she blends sound alchemy, hypnotherapy and energy healing to activate your gateways to Divine Love and guide you through remembering your unique gifts, soul theme and manifesting your heart desires.

 

 

Inversions Workshop

Media City | Sat. May 12th | 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Inversions improve concentration and awareness, they are good for the heart and keep the body strong!

Combining elements of Laura’s headstand, Vinyasa and arm balancing workshops, students will learn important strengthening exercises to support the shoulders and core as well as proper alignment techniques to build a safe and steady inversions. We will explore the use of bandhas to fine tune the coordination of movement with breath, as well as seeking fluidity and grace in common transitions.

Students should already have a regular practice in order to more forward with more challenging asanas such as Pincha and Handstand. No Absolute Beginners.

 

Four Way Stretch 

Media City | Friday May 18 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Back by popular demand this two-hour workshop explores four different ways to stretch and release muscles and muscle tension enabling you to tune in to which method nourishes differing parts of your body most effectively.  Starting with a fun and at times interactive session, this workshop will include an understanding of fascia and fascial release, dynamic stretching, stretching using bodyweight as well as traditional Yin.  The session will conclude with a well deserved Yoga Nidra (aka Divine Sleep) where you will use my guiding words as a pillow to reach the deep state of relaxation – perfect preparation for a good night’s sleep

Pre-Natal Yoga Workshops 

Media City | Saturday May 19th | 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

This 90 minute PreNatal Yoga workshop will be a fun and interactive opportunity for expecting Mums and their partners to practice postures and breath work together: Dads, you don’t need to wait until your baby is born to bond and connect with your child.  Support your partner while she enjoys giving her body a stretch.  Dads will also be carrying out some of the poses and no doubt discovering their own tight hamstrings. Mums to be, this could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for to encourage your partners to try Yoga. There will be a strong focus on breath work to help you understand the correlation between a relaxed lower jaw  and the easing of the baby’s birth journey. This session will finish with a guided meditation for couples to bond with their baby in a deep, meaningful way. Students should past the first trimester before joining this workshop. 

Ajay’s 40 Hour TT

Umm Suqeim | Thursday May 24th – Thursday May 31st |

This training is a wonderful opportunity for both dedicated students and current teachers alike to practice and learn with an experienced and traditional teacher of the Ashtanga Vinyasa method. Over 8 days we will have a daily Mysore practice with adjustments, explore the 8 limbs of Ashtanga Yoga philosophy, introduce the yoga sutras of Patanjali, discover the power of mediation and the bijou mantras, as well as looking in depth as some common asanas to understand correct alignments and adjustments.

Thursday, May 24th | 11:00am – 1:00pm | 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Friday, May 25th | 12:15pm – 2:15pm | 3pm – 5:30pm | 6pm – 8pm
Saturday, May 26th | 12:15pm – 2:15pm | 3pm – 5:30pm | 6pm – 8pm
Sunday, May 27th | 11:00am – 1:00pm | 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Monday, May 28th | 11:00am – 1:00pm | 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Tuesday May 29th | 11:00am – 1:00pm | 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Wednesday, May 30th | 11:00am – 1:00pm | 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Thursday, May 31st | 11:00am – 1:00pm | 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Ajay Kumar Workshop Series 

Media City | Media City | May 31st – June 2nd

Join Ajay for a series of workshops, from balancing to backbends – students will have the opportunity to explore & deepen their practice & understanding of asana. Whether you are an Ashtanga practitioner, a Vinyasa lover or a Hatha & Yin devotee, Ajay’s approach to teaching is a beautiful weave of tradition, experience, & humour, which allows students to navigate their way through their practice.

Thurs | Hip Opening  6:15pm – 8:15pm
Fri | Vinyasa  11:30am – 1:30pm  | Intro Second Series  2pm – 4pm
Sat | Backbending 10:30Am – 12:30PM | Arm Balances 1pm – 3pm

Ajay has been teaching Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga for the past 14 years. Under his supervision students gain the strength, stamina & flexibility to move through the asanas. He has the ability to work with a wide range of individuals from complete beginners to advanced yogis.

Chakra Workshop 

Umm Suqeim | Saturday, June 2nd | 1pm – 3pm

“Be at least as interested in what goes on inside you as what happens outide. If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place.” Ekhart Tolle. A chakra is a chamber in the temple of the body that receives, assimilates, and transmits life-force energy.  Loraine will share information with you on how to focus your yoga practice on the chakras and how to use yoga to access your subtle energy by using asanas, pranayama, mantras, imagery and meditation.
About Loraine
​Loraine Frow’s Philosophy Our “true nature” goes far beyond the limits of the human mind and personality. The word “yoga” means “unity.” Therefore the purpose of yoga is to unite ourselves with our “true nature.” Yoga offers us tools to accomplish this unity through movement, breath patterns and meditation. Anahata is the energetic area around our physical heart. When we choose to live our lives from this heart space, we are flowing with love and compassion for ourselves and for others. Through the practice of Yoga, Loraine’s philosophy is to provide students an opportunity to acknowledge that place within themselves which is pure love, joy, compassion, forgiveness and gratitude. To simply BE. This is offered through physical movement, breath patterns and meditation. Loraine has taught over 1400 hours of Yoga and is a British Trained Midwife.

Handstand Workshop

Media City | Saturday, July 7th | 2pm-4pm

Ex Olympic gymnast Cristian will be hosting this fun and challenging workshop to help you build a better foundations from your feet to your hands. Assisted by Zen’s own Melanie Swan, the workshop will include technical preparations for handstand, alignment, spotting, and safety. The workshop is open to practitioners of all levels, though is not recommended to complete beginners.

About Melanie: Vinyasa teacher Melanie has been practicing yoga for more than 10 years & has been working with Cristian for the last 3, using gymnastics to help her overcome some of the physical challenges of her asana practice, from handstands to backbends.

About Cristian: Cristian brings 41 years of experience, a gymnast since the age of 6, competing internationally for both Romania & South Africa in a career spanning more than two decades, winning a host of medals around the world in competitions from the World Championships to the Commonwealth Games.

200 Hour RYTT

Media City | Sept. 7th – Nov. 17th | Every Weekend

This RYT 200 hour Yoga teacher training course is internationally recognized and accredited under the  Yoga Alliance.  Zen Yoga & Radiance of Yoga are thrilled to offer you a solid foundation of learning and self discovery in your personal journey of transformation. This RYT 200 hour yoga teacher training program is structured in a way to encourage you to deepen own practice while preparing you with the necessary tools to teach a safe and engaging Hatha Yoga and Hatha flow yoga class. This training is tailored in a way to highlight and enhance a well rounded holistic experience. With our program content, you will dive deeper into the realms of what Yoga really has to offer. A combined experience of the physical development , philosophy learnings and a spiritual transformation over the time spent together. We wish to create a safe space for you to explore beyond your boundaries and it is beyond that comfortable bubble where your transformation and own authentic power lies.

200 Hour RYTT

Media City | Sept. 23rd – Nov. 15th | Sun. – Thurs.

This RYT 200 hour Yoga teacher training course is internationally recognized and accredited under the  Yoga Alliance. and is tailored in a way to highlight and enhance a well rounded holistic experience. With our program content, you will dive deeper into the realms of what Yoga really has to offer.  “I often hear from other students who have just finished their training that they don’t feel confident enough to start teaching since they did not have much practice. Hence one of the focal areas of learning on our course is practice teaching. ” Diana Azavedo . A combined experience of the physical development , philosophy learnings and a spiritual transformation over the time spent together. We wish to create a safe space for you to explore beyond your boundaries and it is beyond that comfortable bubble where your transformation and own authentic power lies. For our RYT 200 yoga teacher training course in Dubai, we invite everyone, not only aspiring teachers, but also those who wish to deepen their practice and knowledge about this ancient science and its modern implementation.

Pre-Natal 85 Hour RYT

Umm Suqeim | Fri 28th  Sept. – Oct. 10th

Join Zen Yoga’s Cheryl Parsons for this RPYT 85 hour Prenatal Teacher Training, which is internationally recognized and accredited by the Yoga Alliance and REPs UAE.  Learn how to safely guide and empower women physically and mentally, throughout the journey of pregnancy and childbirth. This intensive course is aimed at accredited yoga teachers, doulas, midwives and people within the field of childbirth education* who wish to expand their personal and professional development to help women during this powerful time of transition. Discover how the practice of yoga, pranayama, meditation and visualization beautifully supports women through all three trimesters of pregnancy, helping them to gain confidence and strength for childbirth, and how it can also be of huge benefit during post-natal recovery. This course is presented by three women who have decades of combined experience in supporting women pre and postnatally. Cheryl; a longtime yoga practitioner, instructor and mother, Women’s Health Phsysio, Alexandra and Midwife, Zoe.

 

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