Baku to host yoga festival

18 June 2018 13:43 (UTC+04:00)

By Laman Ismayilova

YARAT Contemporary Art Space and the Administration of Seaside Boulevard, once again will bring all the local yoga schools under the open sky on June 24. 

Meditation is an integral part of our life. You will enjoy the special event dedicated to Yoga. 

Classes will last the whole day and everyone will be able to experience different elements of the ancient Indian culture, which includes the Indian dance workshop, live musical performances and possibility to join the astrological corner.

Among the participants are “Yoga Shahi” Studio, “The Art of living”, Yoga Academy, "Khalsa" Centre and "Chandramukhi" Dance Studio.

The event is supported by the Embassy of India in Azerbaijan. The  yoga festival creates unique opportunity to unite people in the spirit of yoga.‚Äč

Time: 9:00 – 00:00

Venue: The Seaside Boulevard (on the grass near the YARAT Centre)

For registration: Only for June 15, 16, 17 from 12 am to 10 pm, for the rest days registration is from 9:30 am to 6 pm.

Entertainment:

09:00 – 18:00 Background music by Dj Togrul
18:00 – 18:40 Musical performance by Dihaj
19:00 – 19:30 Collective Indian dance Workshop by Chandramukhi Dance Studio
19:30 – 19:45 Ancient Indian Dance Performance
19:45 – 20:30 Mantras by Kitaru Lina Ochimara and Anahata group
20:30 – 21:15 Mantras by Yogaddin group
21:15 – 21:30 Fire performance

Admission is free.

Fly Yoga

10:15 – 11:00 Fly yoga – Qafar Qanizada (in russian and azerbaijani language)
11:00 – 11:45 Fly yoga – Nazrin Nasibli (in russian and azerbaijani language)
15:00 – 15:45 Fly yoga – Elvin Ismayilov (in Azerbaijani language)
15:45 – 16:30 Fly yoga and relax – Kristina Ahmadova (in russian language)
16:30 – 17:15 Fly yoga for couples – Aelita and Ramil (in russian language)
17:15 – 18:00 Restorative Fly yoga – Farida Pashayeva (in russian language)
18:00 – 18:45 Fly yoga for kids – Narmina Asadova (in russian language)

Pre-registration: 0502469292

Barrel Playground

12:00 – 14:00 Break time at Barrel Playground (vegetarian menu) 
12:00 – 17:00 Electron music by Nasa Mareena
15:00 – 16:00 Food workshop from Sabina Shahi and Manipura Ethic Cafe&Bar. Smuzies from alternative milk
16:15 – 17:15 Healthy and nutritious food workshop from Sabina Shahi and Manipura Ethic Cafe&Bar (Pre-registration: 0502469292)
21:20 – 00:00 Musical performance from Dj

Tent of Yoga Shahi

10:15 – 10:45 Coplex yoga – Alla Motorina (in russian language)
10:45 – 11:15 Vinyasa Flow – Amira Mansur (in english language)
11:15 – 11:45 Kundalini yoga and pranayamas – Sabina Shahi (in russian language)
11:45 – 12:00 Meditation of Gong (in russian language)
12:00 – 13:00 The lecture of Mira Veyde historian and aqni yoga "Yoga, spirit development and return to the roots" (in russian language)
13:00 – 14:00 The lecture of the doctor Samira Akhundova "Psychosomatics. How to keep health" (in russian language)
14:00 – 15:00 Lecture of the musician Kitara Ling Ochimar "Sound as meditation. Absolute Music" (in russian language)
15:00 – 15:30 Kundalini yoga – Mira Veyde (in russian language)
15:30 – 16:00 Stretching yoga – Aelita Khalafova (in russian language)
16:00 – 16:30 Light yoga – Rena Mammadova (in russian language)
16:30 – 17:00 Power Yoga – Qafar Qanizade (in russian language)
17:00 – 17:30 Pilates – Tatiana Larionova (in russian language)

Pre-registration: 0502469292

On the grass

09:00 – 09:45 Collective yoga Surya Namaskar – Elena Safarova

Admission is free.

10:15 – 10:45 Taychi and Tsuqun – Aghakazim Movsumov (in russian language)
16:30 – 17:00 Traditional Hatha yoga – Farida Abbasova (in russian language)
17:00 – 17:30 Yoga for couples – Yoqaddin (in russian language)

Admission is free.

Geksa Tent

10:15 – 15:00 Astrology sessions by Gular Samadova (Studio of Yoga Shahi)
11:00 – 12:00 Lecture on "Lunar and karmic astrology" (Studio of Yoga Shahi)
12:00 – 19:00 Diagnostics of a backbone – Farida Pashayeva (in azerbaijani and russian languages) (Studio of Yoga Shahi)
15:00 – 16:00 Lecture on "The highest Astrology and ingluence of Planets on our life" (Studio of Yoga Shahi)
15:00 – 19:00 Farhad Sadikhov – astrologist, cosmologist and artist (Studio of Yoga Shahi)

Admission is free.

Yoga for kids (Studio of Yoga Shahi):

11:00 – 12:00 Yoga for kids – Narmin Asadova (in russian and azerbaijani)
12:00 – 13:00 Free creative – Kitaru Lina Ochimara (in russian and azerbaijani)
16:00 – 17:00 Yoga for kids – Narmin Asadova (in russian and azerbaijani)
17:00 – 18:00 Free creative – Kitaru Lina Ochimara (in russian and azerbaijani)

Pre-registration: 0502469292

Workshops:

10:15 – 11:00 Indian workshop on Art of Gondo with Manomita De
11:00 – 12:00 Indian workshop on Art of Madhubani with Manomita De 
14:00 – 15:00 Indian workshop on Art of Warli with Manomita De

Pre-registration: 0502469292

Tent of the Art of Living

10:15 – 11:00 Yoga-therapy for backbone – Tatiana Safonova
11:00 – 12:00 Sri sri yoga – Elena Safarova
14:00 – 15:00 Lecture of Auverde – Tatiana Jamalova
15:00 – 16:00 Yoga for kids (8-13 ages) – Tatiana Jamalova
16:00 – 17:00 Meditation – Tatiana Safonova

Pre-registration: 0502469292

Tent of Yoga Academy

10:15 – 11:00 Introduction to Yoga. Ashtanga Power Vinyasa Flow – Gultakin Azimova (azerbaijani and russian languages)
11:00 – 12:00 Chakras and their features – Gultakin Azimova (azerbaijani and russian languages)
14:00 – 15:00 Hatha Yoga. Meditation. Techniques of Briething – Rasim Niyaz (azerbaijani and russian languages)
15:00 – 15:30 Competition
15:30 – 16:30 Therapy for backbone – Ulviya Salmanova (azerbaijani language)
16:30 – 17:30 Yoga for pregnants. Techniques for hipno-briething – Gultakin Azimova (azerbaijani and russian languages)

Pre-registration: 0502469292

*Program also includes competition. Yoga mats and other gifts will be presented to the winners.

REGISTRATION FORM

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Laman Ismayilova  is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova

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