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Who to Vibe With During Raabta Wellness Festival

As the first wellness fesitval in the region, Raabta is bringing the region’s top practitioners, healers, therapists, artists and dreamers together to teach us everything they know from November 18th.

Menna Shanab

Raabta Wellness Festival, the first of its kind in the region, is taking over El Gouna’s idyllic garden for three days of healing and mindfulness. Raabta is bringing the region’s top practitioners, healers, therapists, artists and dreamers together to teach us everything they know from November 18th to November 20th. With over 200 sessions of yoga, meditation, sound healing, and dance on hand, here are ten standouts you won’t want to miss...

Full Moon Ceremony - 108 Sun Salutations | Main Stage

Friday, November 19th | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Co-founder Sarah Abdelmoneim will lead participants through a journey through natural states of trance, guiding you through 108 sun salutations to live music. This ancient tradition helps you unlock the deepest parts of yourself through manifestation and mindfulness.

Splits & Inversion by Amina Taha | Main Stage

Friday, November 19th | 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

New York-based Egyptian yogi and fitness personality Amina Taha is one of the biggest names in the community worldwide. Here you will be able to familiarise yourself with Amina's approach to yoga, which honours the harmony between the bodily movements in asana and the mind.

How to Deal With Your Hormones Naturally by Dana Dinnawi (Talk) | Talk Zone

Friday, November 19th | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Popular hormone coach Dana Dinnawi will share valuable insights on how to integrate plant-based nutrition into our lifestyles to regain energy and self-confidence.

Vinsaya Yoga by Hannah Taha | Heart Platform

Thursday, November 18th | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Increase your flexibility and find inner peace with Hannah Taha’s dynamic yoga classes. Taha began her yoga journey in 2014 and has gone on to teach classes all over Europe.

Power Vinsaya Yoga by Farida Abdouldahab | Heart Platform

Friday, November 19th | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Seasoned yoga instructor and co-founder of ‘The Two Twenty’, one of Alexandria’s premier boutique fitness studios, Farida Abdouldahab intertwines mind and body with her unique yoga approach.

Full Moon Concert by Jamila & the Other Heroes | Main Stage

Friday, November 19th | 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Berlin-based psychedelic desert funk band ‘Jamila & The Other Heroes’ will electrify the dance floor with their earthy bass, Arab percussion and emancipatory lyrics. The band’s raw, concentrated energy has united people on dance floors across Germany and the Middle East.

Rainforest of Sounds

Saturday, November 20th | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Uplift and ground yourself with a moving meditation as you’re taken down a musical journey of traditional, classical and sound healing instruments. When movement and music come together they form a transformative alchemy that reaches deep into your soul.

B-URN Live in Real Time with Amina Naguib & Nouna El Sawaf | Main Stage

Friday, November 19th | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Break a sweat with B-URN’s workout sessions combining strength, endurance, cardio, balance, core and flexibility. Powered by PhysioEgypt, these workout sessions are intense on the muscles but low-impact on joints, spine and connective tissue.

Through Sound into the Light - A Sound Healing Experience by Cherine Samir | Inca Qamar Tent

Friday, November 19th | 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Cherine Samir, founder of Nine Healing Vibes, a healing space and sound therapy practice, will lead Tantra Hatha Yoga sessions promoting expanded states of consciousness. She is a certified sound therapy practitioner and a cacao medicine facilitator.

Meagan & Safi Move Groove and Meditate | Main Stage

Saturday, November 20th | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Veteran Cairo DJ and musician Safi has made a name for himself in the Egyptian electronic music scene. Playing music of all genres on the spectrum, Safi’s versatility keeps the crowd on its feet, dancing into the night to his distinct groovy beats.

Raabta Closing Performance by Qamarjan | Main Stage

Saturday, November 20th | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The travelling Arab music project Qamarjan - made up of duo @rawanroshini and @odaiibasim - will stop by Raabta’s centre stage to invite music lovers on a musical gypsy ride with their rhythmic beats and hypnotic sounds.