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Work History

dōTERRA

20162017

dōTERRA wellness advocate

Interested in learning more/buying essential oils? Visit my website: https://www.mydoterra.com/wafaaforever/#/

Upcoming Yoga retreat

January 14th21st 2017

Yoga Teacher at Magic Surf Morocco Detox & Rejuvenate Surf'n'Yog

https://triptribe.com/trips/surf-yog-detox-rejuvenate-at-magical-morocco

Eman Montreal

Sept2016

Recipient of the "Athlete of the year award" 

Pleased, honoured & humbled by the "Mohammed Ali award"  trophy that means so much to me.  I shall strive to work better, make  yoga accessible to all & serve communities,  cities whether its Montreal, Casablanca or "my other Heart-adopted cities to the best of my abilities. Home is where the heart is. Namaste.

ICN Center

20162017

Yoga Teacher

Fall Theme: AromaYogAH! Combining yoga with essential oils to powerfully Enhance Fall Yoga classes.

By diffusing a versatile choice of Doterra pure plant essential oils before class starts, yogis rejoice when they unfold their mats as they are welcomed by a warm & light range of comforting, soothing & sometimes uplifting essential oil blends that help influence a general physical well being of positive emotional state & mental clarity.

Interested in learning more/buying essential oils? Visit my website: https://www.mydoterra.com/wafaaforever/#/

Surf Hut. 

June-July2016

Surf"N"Yog!: Yoga for surfers.

Morning pre-surfing Yoga classes.

INSAF Casablanca, Morocco.

July2016

Exhale to Inhale Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher

Yoga for women.

NISA Support. Montreal.

April June 2016

Yoga teacher 

Yoga classes

Santé Active

Mar 2016Present

Yoga teacher

Yoga classes

Everyday Pranayama workshop

Feb 2016Feb 2016

Yoga teacher

Offered an interactive workshop on Pranayama benefits

Lolë White Tour Yoga for peace, Central Park, New York, USA

Aug 2015Aug 2015

Volunteered as a Yoga teacher

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csbNY2MeOPU

Lolë White Tour Yoga for peace, Montreal, Qc, Canada

Aug 2015Aug 2015

Volunteered as a Yoga teacher

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0Wyj5MMTqM

Casablanca surfing school Morocco, Africa.

Jul 2015Jul 2015

Yoga teacher

Adapted Yoga class for surfers -how to avoid injuries with proper warm-up

AlMaghrib Institute at Equilibrium Yoga. Montreal, Qc, Canada.

May 2015May 2015

Yoga teacher

Spring detox Yoga workshop

AlMaghrib Institute  at Equilibrium Yoga. Montreal, Qc, Canada.

May 2015May 2015

Yoga teacher

 "Introduction to Yoga" workshop, women yoga classes

Summary

My name is Wafaa means Love & loyalty in arabic. & Urdu. So the equivalence of my name in sanskrit is Prem. Im a bubbly lady who is fluent in  French, English and Arabic.  i dabble in Spanish and Italian.

I graduated from Sivananda Yoga TTC in the Bahamas with the "Yoga Siromani"** Diploma. The Sivananda vedanta center trains future peace leaders & responsable citizens of the world in yogic disciplines. This program was initially created by the first Yogic master to bring the knowledge of yoga and Vedanta to North America, Swami Vishnudevananda & Sivananda. 

 Being of service to others begins with a loving behaviour and i love bringing out the best in my surroundings.  

Teaching yoga is my passion, my calling. I have been a yogi practitioner for over 10 years. A calling that started a long time ago and manifested throughout my former jobs in many ways: 
-By working with a wonderful team and assisting people abroad in dire need of medical assistance. 
-By aiming for higher results while being driven, solution provider, proactive and detail-oriented.

-Volunteering with many charitable organizations in Canada and abroad.

My Yoga teaching involves thoughtfulness, mindfulness and gentleness that i easily convey through my soothing voice & energy. 

My beliefs: Do good, Be good. I believe the world desperately needs more peacemakers, restorers & altruists of all sorts.

**Siromani In Sanskrit means jewel of the Crown of yoga. This title means a lot to me as it symbolizes the Bliss Absolute,  the wisdom. 

Education

Yoga Tune-up Teacher Training. Ottawa, ON Canada.

Nov 2016Nov 2016

Yoga Tune-Up (YTU) Certification

 in Progress..

Centre of Excellence

sept2016

Aromatherapy diploma

WIP (Work in process...)

Pilates Expert

August 20162017

Pilates Certification (Ongoing)

WIP (Work in process...)

Exhale to Inhale, New York, NY.

April 2016April 2016

Exhale to Inhale Trauma informed Teacher Training.

The Yoga Conference, Toronto, ON.

April 2016April 2016

How to teach a Corporate Workshop With Your Yoga.

International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre-Ashram Paradise Island Bahamas

Feb 2015Mar 2015

Yoga Siromani

RYT 200

About Wafaa.....

Wafaa PREM (Love in Urdu & Sanskrit)  was affectionately nicknamed “little Gandhi “ by her peers when she was working in the corporate world (and loving it ! ) because of her all land positive energy,  calm, steady pace & conciliating, soothing voice. Gifted as she is to catalyze good energy in others, her colleagues enjoyed her meditation capsules during breaks and later encouraged her to pursue her vocation through yoga.

Practising yoga for ten years helped her grow stronger, non-judgmental and wiser both on and off the mat: At work, it kept her centred while alleviating stress around her. During her studies, it enabled her to stay focused. In her personal spiritual journey, it made her grow, blossom inside and be more accepting and less expecting.

Through constant practice, she ultimately became her better self while embracing some lingering weak spots of hers ( Indulging in occasional midnight snacks: Ghazal Horns* or poutine Yum! :)

Following her calling, she enrolled in The Sivananda Yoga Teachers' Training Course (TTC) and headed to their Ashram on Paradise Island, Bahamas.

She met wonderful yogis from all over the world, and together they formed a beautiful, healthy and universal family.

After intense weeks of Ashram living spent studying, practising, learning and transforming herself on the physical, emotional and spiritual level, she graduated with the title of Yoga Siromani, which means jewel of the crown of yoga. A humbling, rejuvenating & transformative experience of a lifetime that reinforced her deep belief that what brings us together is strong than what pulls us apart.

Because every day is a gift that comes in different flavours & seasons. So do her class. Before starting the course, she paces its energy to enable fellow yogis to deepen their practice at their pace.

At the end of each class, there is a new beginning.  Seeing bright smiles upon yogis faces is her ultimate reward.

Wafaa defines herself as a curious and mindful lifelong student who continuously expand her teaching abilities by participating in yoga related workshops on a regular basis

** Kaab Ghazal translates into "gazelle ankles," are crescent-shaped cookies made of fresh almond paste that' enclosed and wrapped in the pastry dough.

**Siromani In Sanskrit means jewel of the Crown of yoga. This title means a lot to me as it symbolizes the Bliss Absolute,  the wisdom.