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Yoga and Dhikr

The Amal Center for Women

Sunday, 8 February 2015 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EST)

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Ever wonder what is missing in your yoga? You go to a class, you do DVDs at home, but something seems lacking, like you could take this deeper...but how? Traditionally, yoga postures (asana) were taught as part of a system to provide physical and mental support as part of one's spiritual practice. What does this mean if you are a practicing Muslim? Can you do classical yoga and make it part of your practice? YES! In this workshop, the teacher will introduce you to the system of Classical Yoga that incorporates physical postures, breathing practices and devotional practices in a short, simple format that is compatible with the Islamic lifestyle you can practice at home.

Participants will need:
Yoga mat
Towel, small blanket or large shawl (for meditation, & relaxation poses)
Yoga blocks (optional)
Wear comfortable clothing you can stretch & move in
NO RECORDING DEVICES ALLOWED (camera, video & audio)

Course outline:
Introduction to Classical Yoga and its non-religious origins.
Introduction to the practice format & its structural foundations
Chanting - dhikr
Yogic Breathing - pranayama
Quiet Mindfulness - meditation
Yoga Asana - postures with mindfulness
Rest & Repose - letting it all sink in.

Please Note:

Tickets are limited and will be $25 at the door, so act now!

Diane Fereig has been studying and practicing various forms of yoga since 1997 and studying directly with Baba Hari Dass, a traditional teacher of the classical yoga system (known as Ashtanga or Raja Yoga) for over 17 years.
You can find out more about her and her work at:

Have questions about Yoga and Dhikr? Contact The Amal Center for Women

When & Where

Centre des Loisirs
1375 Rue Grenet
Montréal, QC H4L 5K3

Sunday, 8 February 2015 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EST)

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The Amal Center for Women

Amal is a community-based organization focused on addressing the needs of women and their families affected by domestic abuse. Our mission is to provide support and assistance in a culturally competent manner to women affected by domestic abuse in hopes of fostering their wellbeing and development.

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