Yoga Stops Traffick 2013 – United Against Human Trafficking

The Trafficking Protocol defines human trafficking as “the recruitment, transport, transfer, harbouring or receipt of a person by such means as threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud or deception for the purpose of exploitation.” source: YST official website Yoga Stops Traffick is a one-day global yoga event where thousands of people around the world roll out their mats on the same day and are led through sun salutations in support of Odanadi’s work. Odanadi Seva Trust is a pioneering anti-trafficking organization in Mysore (South India) that rescues, rehabilitates and reintegrates victims of … Continue reading Yoga Stops Traffick 2013 – United Against Human Trafficking

Mark and Joanne Darby in Dubai! January 24th to 26th, 2013

Save the date! Internationally renowned yoga teachers Mark and Joanne Darby are coming to Dubai for a 3-day workshop in January 2013. The workshop will take place at the Yoga Room in JLT. Below are details of the workshop. For more information, or to inquire about booking your spot, please feel free to contact me on joumana@yogaroom.ae 3-Day Workshop with Mark and Joanne Darby, January 24th, 25th and 26th Fees: AED 200/day AED 500 for full workshop (3 days) Thursday, January 24th: 7:00 – 9:00pm: Technique Class with Focus on Foundation “Sthiram sukham asanam”; without foundation, there is no connection to bandha. … Continue reading Mark and Joanne Darby in Dubai! January 24th to 26th, 2013

Happy Birthday Darby-ji!

Today is a very special day – it is Darby-ji’s birthday! Happiest birthday to my humble teacher Mark Darby. I am thankful for all the days spent with you in person, the many more years ahead to spend with you, the knowledge you continue to share with me on your YouTube channel (:D), your patience, your love.. I am thankful for you! I don’t think the space in this post (or anywhere else on the internet for the matter) is enough to list all the things I am thankful for.. I might need a lifetime or two for that. Much … Continue reading Happy Birthday Darby-ji!

Yoga Room Dubai – Update

We would like to thank everyone for your support and enthusiasm, and can’t wait to see you at the Yoga Room very soon. Unfortunately, there has been a delay in opening due to a major obstacle we faced, which we have thankfully been able to overcome. We will be keeping you up-to-date with our progress; keep an eye out for on-site pictures! And very soon, we will announce the exact opening date. Thank you for your patience and constant support! Continue reading Yoga Room Dubai – Update

Yoga Room in Dubai – Opening Soon

I have exciting news to share. I’ve had exciting news to share for months! But, at first it was just an idea. Then, it became an on-the-long-run plan. Then I traveled to Mysore! And I came back to Dubai not willing to settle for the life I was living. So, then we started planning for the near future. We found the space, and we fell in love. So, we had to prepare plan – a business plan. Before you know it, we were signing papers.. but we had to keep it all a secret! Mostly because we wanted to surprise … Continue reading Yoga Room in Dubai – Opening Soon