International Peace Day Collective * Zena El Khalil

Sep 21 2018
Come Together for Peace! On Friday September 21, International Peace Day, join us as we send our collective positive energy and love from Beirut out into the world(s). We will be chanting the Lokāḥ Samastāḥ Sukhino Bhavantu mantra for peace 108 times, accompanied by crystal sound bowls. ...

“Breathe In Paris” BREATHWORK & REIKI Workshop with Susan Oubari

Sep 29 2018
Join us for a very special Pop-Up workshop by Parisian-based breathwork and Reiki master Susan Oubari. This 2-hour workshop (held in English), includes motivational teachings along with uplifting music where you’ll learn a Two-Stage Pranayama Breathwork technique. It will allow you to encounter a sense of heightened awareness, mental clarity, and emotional “cleansing.” Breathwork is purely experiential and no two sessions are alike, you will have a different experience every time. ...

Therapeutic Yoga / Focus Neck and Shoulders * Yalda Younes

Sep 15 2018
This workshop out of a series of workshops on Therapeutic Yoga  will focus on learning to lengthen and strengthen the neck, mobilize and stabilize the shoulders, and expand the rib cage. A regular practice with this renewed postural awareness will lead to more lightness in the chest, freedom in the neck, movement in the upper spine and improved breath capacity. ...

ECSTATIC DANCE 2nd Edition

Aug 28 2018
We are back for more distressing and shaking. The first edition was loads of fun and quite a deep experience, we decided to bring it back to those of you who participated and asked for a repeat, as well as to those who missed it. ...

THERAPEUTIC YOGA with Yalda Younes * FOCUS Lower Back and Hips

Aug 18 2018
These series of workshops will focus on learning to engage the deep postural muscles while releasing the more superficial overused and stressed muscles around the pelvis and lower spine . A regular practice with this renewed postural awareness will lead to recreating a balance that restores more comfort in the lower back, freedom in the hips, stability in the legs and improved breath capacity. ...

Sound Bath Meditation Journey * Zena El Khalil * Ginou Choueiri * Sophia Kosma

Aug 7 2018
(S)he who knows the secret of sound, knows the mystery of the whole Universe. - Hazrat Inyat Khan You are invited to a sound meditation journey that will allow you to express and reconnect with your authentic self, using the voice as an instrument. Using different sound and breathing techniques, participants will be guided to open their voice and quiet their minds. ...

BEYOND FLEXIBILITY Open Hips and Flexible Spine Workshop * Eun Seong Choi

Jul 28 2018
Increasing flexibility is one of the most consistently reported benefits of practicing yoga. However, flexibility can be easily mistaken for the ability to perform spectacular feats of contortion or acrobatic moves. ...

ECSTATIC DANCE

Aug 2 2018
Welcome to Ecstatic Dance Lebanon, an event brought to you by Juana Khandjian, in collaboration with Yoga instructor Danielle Abisaab Yoga Holic and DJ Jana Saleh Ecstatic dance is a free form dance movement that has taken the world by storm. As its name suggests, those participating in this highly expressive and healing practice are able to reach altered states of mind, attaining a natural high that helps to release blocks and empower people to connect with themselves and their fellow participants in a truly profound way. ...

Mobility, Strength & Flexibility Workshop * Dee El Najjar (UK)

Jul 14 2018
Inspired by many Yoga schools and informed by osteopathic practices, this is definitely Yoga with a twist. A strong mix of body movement, yoga, calisthenics, functional movement, pushing, pulling and swinging using the body weight as resistance...finishing off with a juicy 30 mins stretch. ...

LED MEDITATION * RONY MECATTAF

Jul 19 2018
At Union Square Yoga, we choose to highlight the importance of building your own daily meditation practice. Typically held on the first Thursday of every month, a one hour guided meditation designed to untangle yourself from the web of whirling mind stuff, and learn to drop into that place that knows. (not because it has more information, but simply because it knows). ...