I Went to a Pole Fitness Class for the First Time and I Liked It

I Went to a Pole Fitness Class for the First Time and I Liked It

by Alaa Fares

  Pole fitness first broke onto the exercise scene a few years ago and now it’s back on our radars, this time focusing on building serious upper body and core strength, co-ordination and flexibility along of course, with learning some sexy moves and a few laughs.   I never thought I’d be a person who likes pole-anything, […]

Sun Festival Took over Marassi for a Much-Needed Break

Sun Festival Took over Marassi for a Much-Needed Break

  Spring has sprung, the sun has come, and so has the time of soul searching. Emaar Misr have always been a step ahead when it comes to our needs, which is why they’ve planned the Sun Festival that took the people on a nourishing journey for mind, body and soul.   Taking over Marassi, […]

International Yoga Day to Be Celebrated at Egypt’s Al-Azhar Park

International Yoga Day to Be Celebrated at Egypt’s Al-Azhar Park

  Yogis, it’s time to celebrate! Cairo will be marking International Yoga Day with events in Al-Azhar Park, organized by the Indian Embassy. Festivities will include a surprise event organized by the embassy as well as participation by a number of yoga schools, according to Ahram Online.   This is also the first year the […]

Adventures in Sri Lanka: Yoga, Sun and Surf

Adventures in Sri Lanka: Yoga, Sun and Surf

    They say there is a first time for everything. I guess the real question is whether or not when it’s your turn, you jump at the chance to experience a new first. Or, as that which tends to be much more comfortable, you shrink back into your comfort zone- never knowing what exists […]

Heya Health Is Back for Round Two of Fitness Fun this Saturday!

Heya Health Is Back for Round Two of Fitness Fun this Saturday!

The wonderful ladies at Heya Health are hosting a women’s only (heck yea!), full day of fitness fun on Saturday, Mar. 28 at the AUC New Cairo Sports Complex and we can’t wait to break a sweat and burn some serious calories! This is their second edition, and this time they’ve got a mix of […]

Find Your Inner Peace In Bahareya

Find Your Inner Peace In Bahareya

Because yoga is all about finding your inner peace and meditating, Mandala Yoga always chooses divine locations for their expeditions. This time, they’re heading to a peaceful haven on the outskirts of the Bahareya oasis known as Lazuli Ecolodge from Feb. 26  to Mar. 1, 2015. A shimmering oasis for the mind, Lazuli is the […]

Faces Who Changed the Fitness Game in Egypt: Nancy Morrison

Faces Who Changed the Fitness Game in Egypt: Nancy Morrison

Mandala Yoga Co-Founder

A new year is upon us, and with it comes our annual pledges to make healthier choices. Whether it’s replacing smoking with spinning, opting to run on Friday mornings instead of staying out all night Thursday, or snacking on Bake Stix instead of binging on ice cream, we can always do more to limit self-destructive […]

How to Be a Dedicated Yogi in 6 Ridiculously Easy Steps

How to Be a Dedicated Yogi in 6 Ridiculously Easy Steps

Guest Post By Yasmine Abdel Hai

Apart from the fact that yoga as a sport has such amazing physical and psychological benefits, it is worth mentioning that it is extremely a hard one to practice. Though yoga could be a self practiced sport, it is dangerous to be practiced unsupervised especially for beginners. And since yoga has been a going trend […]

7 Tips to Consider When Working Out After Iftar

7 Tips to Consider When Working Out After Iftar

You know that feeling after Iftar, you feel so full and useless like a couch potato. You look at the dessert plate and think, maybe I’ll have just a little piece. And after gobbling down the sweetness, a nice cup of tea will do the trick for digestion. Now when you are at the stage, […]

I Did Yoga and Did Not Fail

For those who know me, I usually don’t come off as a very zen person. If anything, I do not know how to disconnect or for that matter sit still for more than two minutes without doing something constructive with my time. (If you know of a Workaholics Anonymous meeting or a good shrink, holler!) […]