For centuries woman would unite and celebrate womanhood through ritual and ceremony. Through the years this tradition got lost it seems and society created a barrier among women in many cases. Come join us for this monthly ritual and celebrate what it truly means to be a women. Each month will have a theme and we will explore a different women related topic.
Session will begin with an opening guided meditation in motion with Sound Healing led by your hosts Dalia MarOm (Dalia-Yoga-Sound Healing-Music) and Isabel Justo Kahn (Bhakti MTL) Tea and sharing circle will follow along with free flowing movement with music to close out the session.
Womanhood – At this point in your life what is your experience of being a woman?
What have you learned about what it means to be a woman?
How do you define being a woman?
How do you define femininity?
30$ Early Bird until January 24th 9am
*Part of proceeds will go to a Woman’s shelter*
Dalia has been practicing yoga for over 13 years and completed her yoga teacher training in therapeutic yoga with Dr Madan Bali in 2014. She has since studied Yin, Yoga Nidra, shamanism and numerous forms of sound healing with a variety of experts in the field and is also a Unitary Reiki of Sound Practitioner and channels love, light and healing through vocal chants and harmonies. Dalia has lead hundreds of yoga and sound healing sessions, events and retreats in around her home town of Montreal as well as on the international level in the US (Omega Center) and Mexico (Omni Hotel), Costa Rica (Posada Natura, Spa Holis, Selina’s). She has also worked extensively with her Guru Dr Madan Bali co-leading various events and retreats. Her unique sessions incorporate a therapeutic blend of Yoga (Dr Bali Method, Nidra, Yin, Hatha) pranayama, guided visualization, meditation as well as various sound healing instruments including: Tibetan bowls, crystal bowls, tingshas, rattles, frog drum, bird flute, gongs, shamanic drum, ocean drum, Crystal pyramid, Idiopan drum in 432 hz (healing frequency of the earth), spirit drum (432hz) and vocal chants channeling light, love and healing. Besides guiding sessions, Dalia is a trained actress who graduated from Concordia University’s Drama for Human Development Program and is also a singer songwriter who is currently working on her 2nd album entitled ‘Light Years Away’ that is set to be launched at the end of 2018. The album is in the ‘spirit pop’ genre inspired by spiritual messages and sound healing. It was recorded in 432hz and was produced and co-written by Rad Crasto. For more info about Dalia and upcoming events please visit Dalia’s website and Facebook page.
Isabel Justo Kahn is the founder and director of Bhakti Spiritual Center and has been practicing and guiding yoga and meditation now for over 25 years. Yoga is a spiritual practice that allows us to heal from the inside out. It is transformative in nature and impacts every part of life. Ultimately, it enables you to see that the receiving of its gift is in the giving. For this reason, Isabel has dedicated her life to giving back. She works primarily in bringing the program to those who might not otherwise have access to it, such as women’s shelters and children’s outreach programs. Her philosophy is that no one should be deprived of the opportunity to get well. The aim being to lessen the barriers to those seeking spiritual growth as a way of life. She believes in an integrative approach and has multiple certifications at both spiritual, energy and cognitive levels, such as Reiki, Therapeutic Yoga, a Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate specializing in Therapeutic counselling, (with an emphasis in East-West Spirituality & Therapeutic Counselling), to name a few.
She believes that the therapeutic approach to yoga that she practices and guides to be the gateway to true peace and happiness, through its focus on uniting the body and the mind. Its goal is to ultimately allow us to feel whole and connected.