Namastay Dubai

Mar 01, 2018
Second international yogi festival returns

This month will be seeing the highly anticipated XYoga Dubai arriving at Kite Beach from 16 to 17 March bringing a line-up of rock star yogis from across the world.

The festival aims to attract over 10,000 people with more than 25 yoga styles and over 60 complimentary classes and workshops on offer designed to engage, inspire and challenge yogis from age one to 100.

International yogis confirmed to join the line-up of over 35 instructors for the two-day festival include runway model-turned-yogi, Yogi Cameron who will co-lead the festival’s opening session as well as an Ayurveda Yoga session; Harvard Business School-trained strategist, award-winning author and executive trainer, Teresa Kay Aba-Kennedy, who will lead sessions that include Breath and Burnas well as Blissful Vibration, and healthy living blogger and author of Namaslay, Candace Cabrera Moore, who is confirmed to lead a Deep Core Strength class as well as a Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation session.

Indonesian TV-star turned yogi, Anjasmarais confirmed to lead both Vinyasa of a Grateful Heart and Candi Dasa Nectar Flow sessions, while strength and mobility yogi, Daniel Morgan will impart his knowledge through a Hands As Feet session as well as a Twist out the Tension class.

Chocolate Yoga instructor, Sjha’ra Taylor is also confirmed to deliver her signature Chocolate Yoga class. 99-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch is also confirmed to co-lead the festival’s opening session as well as two additional sessions, Eternal Energy and A Talk With Tao, in which the yogi will reflect upon her yoga journey.

The international yogis will join over 30 talented local yogis who, together will deliver a programme of over 60 classes in five distinct zones: a main stage for sessions of up to 1,000 people, two yoga pods, a natural-oasis themed studio by Reebok and a dedicated Kids’ Area.

“Since the very first XYoga we have seen an overwhelming growth of yoga within Dubai and the UAE as more and more people see the benefits of practising yoga. For our second edition of XYoga Dubai, we wanted to channel the spirit of the local community to design an event that appeals to everyone,” said Mohammed Javad, General Manager of XDubai.

“The result will be two full days of holistic and inclusive yoga, workshops and activities led by some of the most engaging yogis in the world including home-grown, UAE-based teachers,” he added.

The event is brought by a partnership between global investment holding company Dubai Holding and XDubai, with global fitness brand Reebok as an exclusive partner.

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