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5TH ANNUAL YOGATHON 2016
Yogathon Beirut challenges participants to complete 108 sun salutations in support of himaya, a Lebanese Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to making child protection a right across the country. All proceeds from Yogathon Beirut will help educate the youths of himaya's Resilience Center. Sun Salutations are a series of 12 yoga postures that help increase energy in the body, focus and clarity in the mind.

The Worldwide Yogathon is being held on the same day in over 60 cities, including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Sidney, Berlin, Oslo, Rio de Janeiro, and many more.

HIMAYA
himaya is a Lebanese Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to making child protection a right across the country. www.himaya.org

HORSH BEIRUT
Horsh Beirut is the largest green space in Beirut. Rich in a diversity of fauna and flora, it offers a calm peaceful environment in the midst of a large chaotic city. A recent popular location for yoga lovers to practice in nature, it is easily accessible and connects different parts of Beirut from Tayouni roundabout.

WHERE?
Horsh Beirut close to Tayoune, entrance facing El baba sweets. Parking available on the side of the street.

WHEN?
August 20th from 9am to 12:30pm

WHO IS IT FOR?
Anyone and everyone, Minimum age is 14

WHAT IS THE PARTICIPATION FEE?
$20

HOW DO I REGISTER?
Register online at https://yogathon.org/events/lebanon/. You may purchase your tickets online at www.ihjoz.com or at Khoury Home, Malik’s, Libanpost, Cash United, AltCity, Himaya. You may also get your tickets from the Art of Living center in Frun el Chebbak or at the door. Entrance for Children under 12 is free of charge.

THE CAUSE: CHILDREN'S EDUCATION
All proceeds and donations go to educate children at himaya’s resilience center.

himaya is a Lebanese Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to making child protection a right across the country. himaya aims to break the silence and offers children the life skills they need to defend themselves. himaya also supports survivors of abuse and gives them the psychosocial support they need to overcome their experiences. In order to be as effective as possible, himaya works with children, their families, and surroundings as a whole. It strives to make a change on a national level with the help of its two main programs: the training and resilience programs. It covers the majority of Lebanese territory with offices in Mansourieh, Beirut, Baalbeck, Zahle, Zgharta and Halba.

WHAT ARE SUN SALUTATIONS?
Sun salutations are a series of 12 yoga postures that invigorate the whole body and create energy and clarity in the mined.

WHY 108?
Why108 is simple. It’s been a tradition to practice 108 sun salutations at the change of each season, when our mind is also undergoing change, and so yoga brings back the balance. What is more important is to show up, support the cause, and have fun!

DO I ACTUALLY HAVE TO COMPLETE 108 SUN SALUTATIONS?
Of course not. Come have fun, and push yourself to do as much as you can.

DO I NEED MY OWN YOGA MAT?
We suggest you bring your own yoga mat. Yoga mats may be available for purchase at the venue.

WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE?
We suggest that you arrive 30 minutes before the event starts. This gives you time to check-in at the registration desk, find your spot and relax

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