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Elaine Kelly

Yoga & Wellness Coach

Elaine Kelly is a yoga teacher/trainer, Wellness coach and Massage therapist with over 20 years’ experience in the health industry in the Middle East. She first discovered yoga in her early 20s while at university in Canada. When Elaine moved to Dubai in 1994, she trained as a fitness instructor and later became a qualified personal trainer and massage therapist. A serious injury led Elaine to study yoga as a way of healing herself. In 2010, she completed her teacher training with Yoga Alliance and started teaching morning yoga classes before going to her office in Dubai internet city. In the same year, she founded Yogafest.me, the largest free community mind body festival in the region that brings teachers and students together to support great causes in a tranquil outdoor setting. Elaine’s passion lies in helping anyone find the right style of yoga for them. She organizes yoga holidays to places like the Maldives, Bhutan and Georgia and is a regular contributor to Yogalife Magazine.

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Elaine Kelly

Yoga & Wellness Coach

Elaine Kelly is a yoga teacher/trainer, Wellness coach and Massage therapist with over 20 years’ experience in the health industry in the Middle East. She first discovered yoga in her early 20s while at university in Canada. When Elaine moved to Dubai in 1994, she trained as a fitness instructor and later became a qualified personal trainer and massage therapist. A serious injury led Elaine to study yoga as a way of healing herself. In 2010, she completed her teacher training with Yoga Alliance and started teaching morning yoga classes before going to her office in Dubai internet city. In the same year, she founded Yogafest.me, the largest free community mind body festival in the region that brings teachers and students together to support great causes in a tranquil outdoor setting. Elaine’s passion lies in helping anyone find the right style of yoga for them. She organizes yoga holidays to places like the Maldives, Bhutan and Georgia and is a regular contributor to Yogalife Magazine.

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What you can do to help a loved one to overcome their eating disorder. Barbara and her husband Dan came to me seeking help with their marriage. We commenced our work on clearing resentment and actions to bring them closer together. Although they told me that a key problem for them was communication, I discovered that what they were really lacking in, was the time to communicate and connect. ... read more

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Category  |  Eating Disorders

How often have you sat in traffic willing the car in front of you to go faster as you nervously glance at the time on your dashboard? Or found yourself counting the number of people in the queue and changing from one queue to the next as you aim to join the fastest queue? Have you found yourself using phrases like: ‘I am so disorganised’ or ‘I need 25 hours in a day’? We are a... read more

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Category  |  Wellbeing

Back in the 17th century, Sir Isaac Newton put forth a variety of laws that explain why objects move (or don't move) as they do. These three laws have become known as Newton's three laws of motion. If you are not aware of these laws, then allow me to introduce you to Newton’s first law of motion, sometimes referred to as the Law of Inertia. Simply put, this means that an object or body at ... read more

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Category  |  Mind & Body Health

Challenging relationships in the present or past can cause our self-esteem to decrease. Especially if there has been a betrayal of trust.  If you have consistent self-defeating thoughts, boosting your self-esteem may seem like a huge mountain to climb. However, if you take a step back, you can see that low self-esteem is just a cycle of thoughts and breaking any part of that cycle can st... read more

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Category  |  Emotional Health

Most of us know the basics of effective stress management; we read about them, our doctors remind us of them, yet we struggle with making the required changes or maintaining them. I thought I would throw in a quick reminder of what those basics are: Eat healthy, well-balanced regular meals every 3 to 4 hours: Nutrition is an essential source of energy for effective stress management. ... read more

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Category  |  Wellbeing

Healers: What Can They Heal?

Posted on 02 Sep 2018

To heal is to be whole. It is our true nature to be whole and happy. The circumstance and conditions of our lives impact our personal psychology and affect how the various themes in life get filtered through our body, mind and spirit. The ripple effect of the filtering creates a lack of awareness about our innate wholeness. This distorts the relationship that we have with ourselves and also ... read more

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Category  |  Alternative Medicine

For many years there has been a raging debate between conservative medical researchers and the complementary medical world around vitamin supplementation. The argument presented by conservative medicine is that we obtain all the vitamins we need from a modern diet and we no longer see “deficiency diseases”, such as scurvy, to any great extent. The second component of the argument is that... read more

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Category  |  Health & Wellness

A great friend and Healer, Samer Ajami, who is an inspiration to many has generously given me permission to share her following work with you. Nonduality is the name that we give to the actual state of the world and everything in it. It is a word that points to wholeness despite the appearance of separation and diversity. It is all there is, and we are included. The world as we know it is d... read more

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Category  |  Wellbeing

Stress is a term we are all too familiar with and one which we bandy about quite often. This quarter my blogs will focus on coping with stress. Often when we think about coping, we think about specific strategies like talking to friends or going to the gym. Although this is not off the mark, coping encompasses more than just this list of strategies. Human beings often underestimate the active... read more

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Category  |  Mind & Body Health

3 Easy Steps For Perfect Skin

Posted on 22 Jul 2018

For many years and even before becoming a makeup artist, I’ve always looked after my skin. Our skin is our canvas and if we don’t look after it, this is when we start to see breakouts, bumps and our skin becoming dull. Cleansing your face is essential before applying any skin care in the morning and evening. Why? During the day and the night, excess oil, dirt, pollution and impurities c... read more

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Category  |  Beauty

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