DUBAI ACTIVE ARENA 2022 TIMETABLE
Zumba® is perfect for everybody and every body!
We take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.
Let’s Dance! Join TOP Zumba® Presenters for a 60-minute class and find out why the Zumba® program is perfect for you!
Ana Georgescu, Ricardo Marmitte, Beatrice Coman, Cinthia Valencia, Anna Marchenko, Steve Boedt
*Separate ticket required – BOOK HERE
* Free for Zumba® Instructor Training participants
Ready to feel that booty burn! This 45-minute class will focus on building up your glutes and core to make you work up a sweat with the ICONIC Platform Studio’s Master Trainer Mila De Biaggi! @mila_de_biaggi
Karen Mattar, founder of MotivNation (fitness and nutrition app), is bringing you a power & flexibility flow that will challenge your bodyweight strength, flexibility and balance, making you feel energized and ready for the day! @karenmattar
Take your fitness to the next level with this signature High-Intensity Interval Training class and challenge your limits with the one and only Layota Ricketts! @pt_toya
Ready to feel that booty burn! This 45-minute class with Platform Master Trainer Mila De Biaggi will focus on building up your glutes and core to make you work up a sweat! @mila_de_biaggi
Ruba Ali is a Certified Personal Trainer and Public Figure who has dedicated her life to changing lives by sharing her creative workouts, life experiences, and words of wisdom.
She’s reached millions of people and has inspired hundreds of thousands of women worldwide, and is once again back at Dubai Active for an unmissable workout! @realrubaali
FRIDAY 29th OCTOBER
Mastering nutrition for optimal gut health, skincare, sleep and lifestyle
Eshanka Wahi, Wellness Advocate and Nutrition Coach
Maria Marlowe, Certified Holistic and Acne Nutritionist
Wade Lightheart, Founder, BiOptimizers
Join our expert panelists as they share nutrition hacks to simplify your life and improve your entire wellbeing. You’ll find out how to optimise gut health, address food intolerances, fix skin concerns and more in this panel discussion.
Life behind the lens: Building and maintaining a healthy relationship with social media as an online entrepreneur
Take a look at life behind the lens of a social media influencer as this panel gathers to share the reality of life online. Included in this discussion will be key takeaways for building and maintaining a healthy relationship with social media.
Building an online presence as a trainer, brand or influencer
Join this session by Ewa Golan and find out how to build an online presence as a trainer, brand or influencer. Ewa will unearth how to stand out from the crowd, how to find your ideal customers and the first steps to launching your online fitness business, once you know your niche.
Harnessing your mental health to alleviate anxiety and achieve mindfulness
Mamta Saha, Psychologist, Ted Talker & Mental Health Expert
Saliha Afridi, Clinical Psychologist/Director of The LightHouse Arabia
Bijal Soni, Head, Social & Community @shopsivvi
Find out how to manage stress and diminish anxiety to keep your mental wellbeing in check. Whether this is at home, in the gym or at work, this panel is tailored towards harnessing your mental health to achieve mindfulness and taking time to care for yourself.
Building a positive self-image and creating a culture of body confidence
Waleed Shah, Photographer & Creator of MOWJOOD and “Magazine Cover”
Nawal el Masri, Storyteller & Founder @exhale.ae
Host: Danae Mercer, Body Positivity Champion & Women’s Best Ambassador
This panel of body confidence champions will take a critical look at the glitz and glam of social media and misleading camera angles. Expect to hear a raw, unfiltered approach towards building a positive self-image and creating a culture of body confidence.
Hollie Murphy Founder, Heroes for Hope
SATURDAY 30th OCTOBER
A feminist approach to self-care, wellness, and leadership
Zena Hamdan, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, FitLov
Gbemi Giwa, Entrepreneur & Consultant
Tala Samman, DJ, Blogger & Founder of myfashdiary.com
Chiara Seidenader,The Wellness Consultant
Self-care and security are essential to our personal wellness but can often be neglected especially in fact-paced jobs and leadership positions. Our panellists gather to discuss the transformative potential of self-care and how to prioritise it with an empowering and feministic approach.
Confidence from within: building self-esteem and a positive body image
Emile Zarife, Founder, Anasharqi.com
Gary te Roller, Integrative Wellness & Mindset Coach
Kate Fearnley, Naturopathic Nutritionist and Yoga Teacher
Join this session and find out how body image and self-esteem directly influence one another. Gain insight from our panellists on how to achieve a healthy body image and the lasting effects this has on taking care of yourself both physically and mentally.
Fitness beyond aesthetics: setting and fuelling for your goals
Kanzy El Defrawy, USA Pro Squash Player, Women’s Best Athlete
Mohammad Sweidan, Lifecoach & Tiktoker
Jake Davidian, Pranic Healer, Arhatic Yogi & Sound Healer
Find out how to set and achieve goals with benefits that go far beyond aesthetics. Our panellists will share strategies and key turning points to allow you to organise your time and nutrition and alter your mindset towards achieving goals that make you happier and healthier.
Embracing plant-based nutrition: the benefits and opportunities
Claire Harryn Roberto, Cordon Bleu Chef & Certified Nutrition Coach
Joyce Mrad, Plant-based Food Blogger
Rinki Pamnani, Vegan, Digital Content Creator
Plant-based diets and plant-based nutrition are both terms that we’re hearing more and more these days, but what are the pros and cons of this diet? Join this session to find out why a plant-based diet describes a whole approach to eating, rather than just a label. Our panellists explain the importance of whole, nutrient-dense foods and how they can be used to hack your health.
Female hormones and their impact on health, motherhood and general wellbeing
Zena Habi, Post-natal correction expert
Jordana Ventske, Registered Dietitian, JV Nutrition
Sakina Mustansir, Thyroid & PCOS Expert
Hormones affect more than just our mood, they are vital in enabling daily functions, reproduction, movement, and more. This is why small issues with hormone balance can cause serious health problems. Our panel of experts will explore the various ways hormones impact our daily lives and how to recognise and act when something is out of balance.
Brand Name: PRESENTATION
Sneha Arora, Yoga Coach, Yogihearts