Workshops

I offer the following Workshops: Mantras and Meditation, Anatomy of Breathing, Compassionate Communication, Yoga Philosophy, Cleanse and Detox, and my signature Series- The Heart of Conflict.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Sacred Texts of Yoga @ Om Town (Nanaimo)
Sat. Jan. 13 and Sat. Feb. 17 1-4pm $50
Explore the beauty of the sacred texts of yoga- the Yoga Sutras, the Bhagavad Gita and the hidden gem- the Bhakti Sutras.
http://www.omtown.ca/workshops

Sacred Texts of Yoga @ Open Door Yoga (Vancouver)
Sat. Jan. 20 1-4pm $50
The Bhakti Sutras is a hidden gem; revealing the heart of yogic practice- devotion; devotion to that which is infinite, absolute, and perfect.
http://opendooryoga.bc.ca/event/sacred-texts-yoga-2017-11-18/

Yoga, Relaxation and Self-Care Rituals @ Tonic Naturopathic
Tues. Jan. 30 5:30- 8:30pm $50
Relaxation is an integral part of yoga. Learn the anatomy of breathing, how to elicit the relaxation response in the body, the benefits of relaxation for the nervous system and brain and self-care rituals that are simple, easy, and profound. This 3 hour workshop includes a 45 minute yoga practice.

Organs and Emotions @ Victoria Yoga Conference
Sat. Feb. 10 8:30-11:30am
Emotions are an integral part of our lives and hold the key to our growth and transformation.  When we understand and honor the intelligence of emotions and the connection between emotions and the body, we can tap into unlimited health and find flow in our lives.

Yoga of Conflict and Communication @Victoria Yoga Conference
Sun. Feb. 11 10- 11:30am
What do the Yoga Sutras, Non-Violent Communication, and conflict resolution have in common? This intensive explores conflict and communication from a yogic perspective.

Yoga, Gratitude, and Self-Love @ Tonic Naturopathic
Tues. Feb. 27 5:30- 8:30pm $50

Self-love is the foundation of yoga.This workshop is an exploration of self-love, gratitude, and a 45 minute yoga practice rooted in love and compassion for ourselves and our bodies.

Gratitude @ Open Door Yoga (Vancouver)
Sat. April 8 12-3pm $30
Gratitude is a pillar of spiritual practice.  Gratitude expands us and helps us increase our ability to create, manifest our deepest desires, and actualize our fullest potential.
Stay tuned for registration link!

Organs and Emotions @ Just Yoga
Sat. June 23 1-5pm 
Stay tuned for more details!

SIGNATURE SERIES

The Heart of Conflict Workshop Series explores conflict- our relationship with conflict, skills to navigate conflict, and how to transform conflict into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Each 3 hour Workshop will include a teaching, group activities and discussion, and a learning lab where we explore a typical conflict situation in depth and as a group discuss strategies and techniques to effectively diffuse and resolve conflict.

5 Week Series  
Fall Series Saturdays 1-4pm @ Open Door Yoga
$250 (Entire Series)
Next course Sept. 2018

To register, contact Farah. farahATdrishtipoint.ca

WORKSHOP TESTIMONIALS

Your program has had an amazing impact on my life. I see that communication starts from my way of thinking, and this program has created shifts in my way of thinking at a fundamental level. I feel extremely lucky and blessed to take part in the program.Naoko Sasaki

I was really impressed by this series. The content was rich an inspiring, the presentation was vibrant and personal and all was balanced with useful exercises and well-integrated movement practices. – Abheeru, founder and DJ, Just Dance

You have an amazing gift of communication, as well as insight, wisdom and compassion.  – Patti Hirschberg

ABOUT HEART OF CONFLICT 

This Workshop Series is based on the principles of Non-Violent CommunicationConflict Resolution, yogic teachings that promote emotional self-regulation, as well as yogic practices that cultivate clarity, discernment and compassion towards self and others.

Farah Nazarali has been teaching yoga for over 10 years, and is known for her ability to communicate with clarity, confidence, and compassion. She completed Compassionate Communication Level I and is currently enrolled in the Conflict Resolution Certificate Program at the Justice Institute of British Columbia.

WEEKLY THEMES

Transforming Conflict
How do we view conflict? How do cultural, societal, and life experiences shape our view  of conflict?  How does our view of conflict shape how we respond to conflict?  This workshop covers the 5 approaches to conflict and how conflict can be used as an opportunity to transform us and those around us.

Emotional Intelligence
Emotions are a form of intelligence. Become friends with your emotions and develop the skills to understand the core needs underneath our emotions. Learn how to skillfully express negative emotions in a way that is authentic and does not harm others. Learn how critical timing and readiness is to effective communication and explore several time out strategies as well as yogic techniques for emotional self-regulation.

Non-Violent Communication
Learn how to use neutral and disarming language in communication. How we ask questions and frame issues is crucial to effective and skillful communication. Practice the art of open-ended questions and the art of re-framing.

Power, Assertiveness and Boundaries
Power imbalances are the reality of most relationships. Identify your sources of power and step into your personal power. Explore and identify societal, cultural, and personal obstacles that cause us to say ‘yes’ when we need to say no. Discover your core values and practice how to say no and respectfully assert yourself.

The Art of the Other
How do we get the other person to listen and understand? How do we deal with defensiveness and the triggers of other people? We will learn the art of the other and how to break down barriers so that respectful, two-way communication can take place.