Weekly Yin Yoga + Light Iftar with Jacquelene
Investment: Dhs 80 per class or Dhs 290 for all four sessions
“When you fast for a while, your nature is cleansed. With the pure of heart you may enter the garden. To become light, fast and burn a candle. Each morsel is the link that chains you to the ground.” Rumi
Ramadan is month of fasting, worship, piety and charity. It is an opportunity to take time for reflection, contemplation and prayer through self-purification and spiritual growth. Join us this Ramadan for a weekly yin yoga practice, embracing stillness, cleansing the soul by detoxing the organs and meridians, and allowing for renewal and regeneration of body, mind and spirit.
A light iftar of soup, nuts, dates and tea will be shared after class. Each class will be themed and all levels are welcome.
Yin yoga is a slow practice where poses are held for 3-10 minutes. Through these long, static holds, our deep connective tissues (fascia) are stimulated and released. As we place a gentle stress on different areas of the body, we stimulate the meridien lines, where chi flows, and also our parasympathetic nervous system. Using props such as bolsters, blocks and blankets, every posture is supported making the practice customized to your own unique anatomical shape.
• Saturday 19 May: Sustenance (Ar Razzaq) and putting things in order (Al Adl)
• Saturday 26 May: Abundant expression (Al Karim) and tending your garden (Al Ghani)
• Saturday 2 June: Burnishing (Al Barr)
• Saturday 9 Jun: Step by step persistence (Al Matin) which complements Sabur (allowing light illumination and knowing to guide our journey)