Two days of shopping, music, food, and a whole lot of socializing awaits you at Küçükçiftlik Park. In its fifth year, Garage Sale will host 60 designers who will showcase their products that include clothing, objects, jewelry, and much more. Daytime will be about shopping, street musicians, street artists, DJs, and workshops, while live music performances and movie screenings will take place in the evenings. Chikirina will be there with the active and swim collections so make sure to stop by!
Place: Küçükçiftlik Park
Date and Time: 1-2 October
Intro to Self-Defense
If knowing a few self-defense tricks would make you feel safer in the streets, head to this free self-defense workshop where you’ll be introduced to the basics. If you like it, you can sign up for their full course (a total of 7.5 hours). Further details are available here.
Place: Just Fit Spor Salonu, Kadıköy
Date and Time: 6 October, 8pm-11pm
Contact info: 05308448023 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tibetan Reiki Initiation Training (Level 1 and 2)
This Tibetan Reiki workshop will teach you how to connect to the universal life force and start activating your healing powers. The free class on October 7 will be an introduction to reiki. Level 1 will teach students to heal physical problems and Level 2 will teach how to heal psychological and emotional problems.
Place: Om Yoga Merkezi
Date and Time: 7 October (7pm), 8 October (Level 1: 11am-6pm), 9 October (Level 2: 11am-6pm)
Price: 250TL + KDV (Level 1), 350TL + KDV (Level 2)
Contact info: email@example.com or (0212) 322 28 19
Sound Healing at the St. Helena Chapel
An afternoon of gongs, Shamanic drums, flutes, bells, and several other instruments will be played to help you heal whatever needs to be healed and to feel the oneness of all. The event will start with a meditation and all proceeds will be given to charity. Open to everyone.
Place: St. Helena Chapel, Beyoğlu
Date and Time: 8 October, 4pm-5.30pm
Price: 70 TL
Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Color Sky 5K Run
Whether you want to run the 5K or walk it, the Color Sky 5K Run is an excuse to feel like a kid again. It’s a festival not a competition and the best part of the run is having colored powder thrown all over you at every kilometer and reaching the finish line looking like you’ve just passed through a rainbow. The run is coordinated with Bedensel Engellilerle Dayanışma Derneği. Further details and tickets are available here.
Place: Caddebostan Sahili
Date and Time: 9 October, 11.30am
Intro to Yoga
If you’re new to yoga or have never tried it before, Hariom Yoga’s four-class introduction, given by different instructors, will provide a solid foundation on what yoga is, from pranayama and meditation to asanas and philosophy.
Place: Hariom Yoga
Date and Time: 10,12,17,19 October, 8.15pm
Instructor: Lale Batur Dolu, Özge Serdar, Nelida İleri
Contact info: 0216 414 69 86 or email@example.com
Introduction to the Shamanic Journey
The shamanic journey is the art of using rhythm and intent to connect to the spiritual life. According to shamanism, there is a reality that we can’t access with our five senses. This two-day workshop will include: a quick look at the history of shamanism, ways of accessing shamanic consciousness, dreams, the importance of intent, journey through different worlds to meet spiritual teachers, shamanic healing ceremony, and more.
Place: Om Yoga Merkezi
Date and Time: 15 October (12pm-7.30pm), 16 October (10.30am-5.30pm)
Instructor: Simin Uysal
Price: 450 TL+KDV
Contact info: 02123222819 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Run at the Belgrad Forest
Test your limits at the Belgrad forest in a challenging trail. Choose from 4K to 28K depending on your level, and enjoy the scenery while pushing yourself. Details and tickets are available here.
Place: Belgrad Forest
Date and Time: 16 October
Contact info: (0212) 281 79 75
Taichi Qigong – Level 1
This is the first of a three-part series workshop that aims to teach movements based on Taichi and is intended to increase awareness and improve health. The first level focuses on essential postures, Qi awareness, yin-yang principles and breath, and more.
Place: Yoga Şala (Bağdat Caddesi)
Date and Time: 16 October, 10am-6pm
Instructor: Onur Aydınoğlu
Contact info: 0216 330 50 31
Yoga for Radiance
We can all feel and connect with our feminine energy. This workshop aims to set that energy free with asanas, soft movements, dance, and group activities so that you can access your feminine wisdom and create radiance inside and out.
Place: Cihangir Yoga, Cihangir
Date and Time: 22 October, 4pm- 6.30pm
Instructor: Blaire Lindsay
Price: 65 TL
Contact info: email@example.com or 0212 243 19 93
Making Peace with the Feminine Energy and the Menstrual Cycle
An ayurveda expert and iyengar yoga instructor, Sine Özsoy will offer breath-based techniques, ayurvedic nutritional advice and recipes, and calming movements that will help you not only to decrease pain during your menstrual cycle but also to decrease appetite if desired and relieve from fatigue.
Place: Hariom Yoga
Date and Time: 30 October, 1pm-4pm
Instructor: Sine Özsoy
Price: 118 TL
Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0216 414 69 86