Alexandra, founder of Inner Self Consultancy is certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (American Board of Hypnotherapists ABH, California Hypnosis Institute of India CHII, Integrated Clinical Hypnotherapy Foundation EKAA), Integrated Clinical Hypnosis Teacher (EKAA), Spiritual Hypnotherapist, Past Life Regression Hypnotherapist (The Weiss Institute, Brain Weiss), Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique (Quantum Healing Hypnosis Academy, QHHT 2, Dolores Cannon), Neuro-Linguistic Programming NLP Master (ABNLP), Time Line Therapy, Coaching to Excellence, Reiki, Emotional Freedom Technique EFT, Ham-Sa Yogini and Theta Healing Teacher (Theta Healing Institute of Knowledge THINK). As her passion, Alexandra also teaches Astral Travel, remote viewing and psychic abilities workshops.
Aparajita has been teaching yoga since 2008. Over the years she has practiced different styles, Bikram, Bihar School of Yoga, Iyengar Yoga. She did her teacher’s training in yoga point in Nasik and has then continued training in the Iyengar style of yoga which focuses on alignment and safe effective ways to do the postures. She has attended workshops with senior teachers like Geeta Iyengar, Manuso Manos, and also practiced in the Iyengar Institute in Pune. She has a regular meditation practice. Her classes are fun and approachable, with attention to alignment, breath and maintaining mindfulness through the practice.
SOUND HEALING WITH TIBETAN SINGING BOWLS
Dilyara is the Tibetan singing bowls practitioner certified by Sound Planetarium in Nepal and was initiated by Tibetan monks from whom she learned ancient healing techniques and sound wisdom.
Dilyara has been practicing sound therapy for over four years between Dubai, Moscow and Kazakhstan, working with both men and women ranging in age from early teens to late 70s. Her knowledge and education is scientific based, yet infused with ancient Eastern wisdom and is complemented with shamanic practices and knowledge that she acquired from her voyages in South America.
YOGA & MEDITATION FOR CANCER PATIENTS & SURVIVORS
Elif Aydin Cinar, 37 years old architect, living and working in Dubai since 2006. After healing from cancer her life started to head to a different direction. Since Elif completed 200 hours teacher training at Kaya Yoga School, her aim is to support women and create awareness around cancer. Elif’s practice is structured around short meditations, affirmations, breathing through vayu’s which are our vitality pockets in our body. The yoga poses we practice always depend on the participants conditions however she chooses the therapeutic, simple and mindful movements in order to feel every cell of our body.
KUNDALINI MEDITATION & GONGING
Elizabeth's journey with yoga and sound started 15 years ago when her neglected and overworked body started rebelling. Change or stay in the endless cycle of the modern (un)-health care, were her choices. Daily practice of Hatha Yoga at home made a U turn in her life. Severe problems with her thyroid, digestion, kidneys, knees and early menopause were one by one cured, proving the magical ability of the body to heal itself if is maintained and cared for.
While she moved from one country to other, she learned more about the yoga and the sound. She studied Tomatis sound therapy, Dr. Tomatis being the pioneer on proving and applying the sound as the ultimate energy form, crucial in fetus/human development and healing.
Elizabeth is certified in Tomatis ASP therapy, German New Medicine by Dr. Hammer, Ritual Trance Dance, Kundalini Yoga and Gong playing. She can communicate in Hungarian, Romanian, Arabic, English, French and she understand a bit of Czech and Turkish.
Beauty industry expert and reformer pilates enthusiast, Farrah originally studied pilates and reformer pilates to perfect her own technique. After encouragement from her mentor, Farrah started teaching both reformer and mat pilates with a whole different perspective, taking the time to understand every single client and teaching them how to properly activate the muscles they are working. Farrah’s classes are always energetic with a mix of cardio, core and good vibes.
Glory is a certified ThetaHealing® Master & Instructor. She got introduced to ThetaHealing® in 2010. After experiencing its remarkable benefits on herself & others, Glory made the positive change to becoming an all-time practitioner, healer & instructor, and have not looked back since then.
Today Glory works with people from all segments and backgrounds from all over the world, to reach their true potential through healing and teaching, offering one on one individual sessions, Skype sessions, classes and transformations.
HATHA ALIGNMENT YOGA
Hodis has completed her 200 hours Yoga Certified Teacher certificate as well as a certificate in TRX Suspension Training. She is currently in her fifth year practicing Iyengar Yoga, a form of Hatha Yoga that has emphasis on detail, precision and alignment in the performance of posture (asana) and breath control (pranayana). Over the past year, Hodis has attended Iyengar workshops in Dubai, Portugal and Italy with senior Iyengar teachers Rajvi Mehta, Firooza Ali Razvi and Gabriella Giubilaro.
As her knowledge of yoga increases, so does her passion for spiritual side of this discipline. Yoga trains both the mind and the body, by bringing the inner and outer self under control. Together with her passion for yoga, Hodis also has a keen interest in natural remedies and nutrition, which allow the body to heal itself given the right food and exercise, especially yoga.
Jane Stark is a Hale Clinic (London) certified instructor and a devoted expert on self-awareness. Ph.D. on World Economy, she has always been interested not only in how to manage the sources surrounding humanity, but also in what truly moved people from within. She has studied family constellations (Dr. Hellinger), Slavonic methods of self-actualization, and yoga, and has conducted a consciousness development Indian game called "Leela" for 6 years. She is fond of music (singing), photography, painting (www.janesing.in), and dancing. Her hobbies include traveling, pilotage, and linguistics (Jane speaks Russian, English, Italian, French, and a little bit of German and Arabic). Before moving to Dubai, Jane lived in St. Petersburg and Brussels.
YIN YOGA / PRE/POST NATAL YOGA / MOMMY & BABY YOGA / REFORMER PILATES
Teaching Vinyasa Flow Yoga, January weaves health-giving benefits in her postural alignments and deep connection to the inner self with meditation and pranayama practices incorporated in each and every class. January studied with Erica Blitz (Vinyasa Flow), Srivatsa Ramaswami (Sri Krishnamacharya's longest standing student for Vinyasa Krama), Tiffany Cruikshank (Yogamedicine) and Sally Parkes (Pre/Postnatal Yoga) in Dubai, the UK and the US.
With a devotion and deep spiritual inspiration for Pregnancy/Prenatal yoga, January studied under Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa to bring The Khalsa Way Prenatal Class to Dubai for the first time, teaching a very unique Kundalini-inspired class.
Ex-professional footballer who started his career at Arsenal FC and played at the highest level of football in the English Premier League. Throughout his career, Julian regularly practiced reformer pilates which was his chosen method of exercise, not only to strengthen and tone the body, but also to prevent injuries throughout his career. Julian’s classes are always dynamic and entertaining by combining balance, core, jump board and strengthening exercises. You’ll be sure to work up a sweat in his class.
BEGINNERS YOGA / POWER VINYASA / HATHA YOGA WITH PRANAYAMA BREATHING
Previously a collegiate Volleyball player and weightlifter; After realizing that her athletic career was finished around 8 years ago she began practicing yoga as a fitness regime. After about two years of regular practice, yoga quickly developed into a lifestyle and a journey that has and continues to guide her through life.
Kelsi finished her career as a Kindergarten Teacher and she became a USA/UK Register Yoga Alliance Teacher in 2015. Kelsi is passionate about her own practice and desires to share with the world how yoga can enhance everyone’s life. She loves the physical benefits of yoga, yet is very enthusiastic about the benefits yoga creates for overall health and well-being.
Marj was born in the high lands of the archipelago of the Philippines. In her own words, she describes herself saying: “I am blessed with a happy family at home. My family first taught my love for many other things and then it grew and has shaped me of what I am right now. I love music and poetry, cats and musicals. I play the violin and was a member of the university orchestra. I took up Psychology to try to understand my self but graduated with the mindset that it is not about me but the well being of others. I made the most liberating decision when I decided to move to Dubai. Now I’m in the most colorful adventure of my life. Love wins. Let’s Rock!”
CRANIOSACRAL / LIFE COACHING / FAMILY CONSTELLATION / KINESIOLOGY
Over the past 25 years, May-Britt has been working in the field of holistic health and personal development. She has a background and is certified in Craniosacral Therapy, ICF and ILM Life Coach, Naturopathy, 3in1 Kinesiology, Personality Consultant and yoga. May-Britt is currently training in Family Constellation with the world class psychologist Svagito, which will be part of her repertoire later this year. She has been fortunate to work with many wonderful people from many different cultures. She has working and living experience in Africa, the Middle East and Europe and is currently based in Dubai. At Life’n One, May-Britt can work with you to create a sustainable life and be the best version of yourself.
The learn-to-swim instructor Mehmet Vefa is an Austswim accredited instructor from Sydney, Australia. He uses a learn-to-swim program catering for children of all ages and abilities. It's a transparent and structured program setting pathways for a variety of swimmers and non-swimmers with differing goals and commitments. The program he applies is well defined, scientifically sound and focus on areas of water familiarisation, water safety, correct stroke technique, basic rescue skills and personal development of each child. He is a former Galatasaray Sports Club swimmer and water polo player, open water swimmer, and a lifeguard accredited from Sydney Royal Life & Surf Life Saving Society. Most important of all he is always in search of alternative ways to spread the love of water and swimming and he's good with kids!
KUNDALINI YOGA & MEDITATION
Natalia is well experienced, certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher, Instructor in ancient Taoist Sacral Feminine energy/longevity practices. With eight years of experience, her global workshops, private sessions, and consultations awaken women to empower their lives through the mastery of personal health, wellness, sexual vitality, practices of conscious connection and sacred love.
Natalia has a background that includes studies in various forms of exercising to strengthen Yoni muscles and healing bodywork modalities. She has had extensive training and certifications by numerous legendary teachers such as Lin Bao, Mantek Chia, Michael Roach, Shiv Charan Singh, and others.
REFORMER & TOWER PILATES / PRE/POST NATAL REFORMER PILATES / EQUIPMENT PILATES (ADVANCED)
Since childhood, moving and dancing have always been essential parts of Ruth’s life. Twenty years ago, pilates was added to this.
In 2005, Ruth started teaching dance classes for children and adults. In 2012, she certified as a Nia teacher and in 2015 as a comprehensive pilates instructor. Since then, she has been teaching pilates on mat, reformer, tower, and jumpboard. As a pilates instructor, Ruth focuses on realigning, balancing and healing your body and its energy by moving mindfully and with grace, taking your awareness to your breathing, and teaching you the joy of movement.
HYPNOTHERAPY / AURA CHAKRA READING & PHOTOGRAPHY
Born and raised in Germany, Sarah has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and in Customs. Through travels and volunteering work, Sarah has developed the ability to interact and communicate with people from various backgrounds and beliefs. Sarah has a keen interest in understanding individuals and society and issues caused by trauma. Sarah does Reiki, NLP, Pranic, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Aura and Chakra Reading, NLP, meditation, and workshops. She strongly believes that living in complete peace and joy is every human's birthright and loves her job as it shows her that human transformation to a higher consciousness is possible.
Zeina is a certified Stott Pilates instructor and a Total Barre instructor. She likes to incorporate all dance styles by designing moves to a balanced playlist including Electro-Swing, Old School, Raggaeton, Latin, Bollywood, Belly Dance, etc... She takes inspiration from her dance training, and adds Belly Dancing, Twist, Salsa or Jazz moves to her class routine. Having fun during workout is crucial, fitness should not be torturous. You can expect a low intensity, dynamic and energized workout session and to break a sweat!