A large yoga festival is returning to Dubai in February, something that’s sure to make any yoga fan extremely excited. XYoga will take place on Kite Beach during the first weekend in February. It’s expected that over 15,000 people will attend the event on February 1st and February 2nd. XYoga is the largest yoga festival in the region.
Dubai’s XYoga Yoga Festival
At XYoga, there will be two full days of yoga classes. This means that attendees can enjoy 60 classes for all ages and abilities. The yoga festival classes will be led by some of the biggest names in yoga, along with some local favourites. Those attending XYoga can sign up for sessions hosted by some of Dubai’s most popular studios. This includes Nilaya House, Urban Yoga, Yoga House, Yoga Ashram, Dryp, Lotus Holistic Yoga Center and Voyoga.
As it’s such a large yoga fesstival, XYoga will also have a number of new yoga styles for people to check out. Iyengar yoga, partner yoga, hula hoop yoga, Bollywood dance, tai chi, acroyoga and yogalates will all be on offer.
XYoga has an impressive line up this year. Laura Sykora will be attending, someone who describes themselves as being a handstand addict and has over one million Instagram followers. Janet Stone from San Francisco will also be there, as will Shiva Yoga creator Garth Hewitt and body wellness expert Davidji.
The festival itself will open with a free mass yoga session on February 1st. There will also be a number of warm up sessions around the city in the lead up to the main event.