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Residents urged to join ‘Yoga Fest’ to boost fitness
By A Staff Reporter March 09, 2018
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DUBAI: The Sustainable City, the Middle East’s first fully operational sustainable community, is inviting members of the public to enhance their fitness and wellbeing at a free ‘Yoga Fest’, which will run today and tomorrow from 10am to 6pm. During the event, visitors can participate in a total of 58 activities across the Yoga Shala, Meditation Tent, Family Tent and Learning Tent, including yoga sessions, meditation exercises and educational workshops on holistic health.

At the Yoga Shala, visitors can discover the “Kundalini”, “Hatha” and “Ashtanga Vinyasa” styles of yoga, or partake in sessions like “Fluid Power Flow”, “Graceful Hips” and “Body Balance” before rounding off the day with “Sunset Yoga”. The Meditation Tent will provide a quite haven where people can immerse themselves in “Vipassana”, “Sound Healing” and “Body Scan” meditation among many other styles, and learn a variety of calming methods such as mindfulness, Tai Chi and breathing techniques.

The Family Tent has been designed to bring together children, parents and siblings with sessions such as “Mom and Baby Yoga”, “Bro Yoga” and “Partner Yoga”, and will also provide dedicated yoga exercises for children and pregnant women. Visitors will be encouraged to address their health at the Learning Tent, where they can explore “Intermittent Fasting”, ‘Acupuncture and Wellbeing’ and ‘Treating Insomnia with Chinese Medicine’, among many other topics. Animal lovers will be pleased to know that their beloved pets also stand to benefit from the event at the ‘Feed your Dog Right and DOGA – Yoga for Dogs’ session.

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