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LiveWell with Nakheel Wellness Festival

Date: Saturday, 25 February

Time: 7 AM to 1 PM

Venue:  Event Lawn, District One – Mohammed Bin Rashid City

Click here for directions to the location

Activities: Outdoor yoga with Norah

Time: 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM

Main speaker: Irina Sharma Co- curator LiveWell with Nakheel

Topic: Sleep

Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Guest speakers:

  • Prof. Dr. Harald Stossier, CEO & Head Physician of Modern Mayr Dilijan and Founder Modern Mayr- Medicine

  • Benjamin Maier, Head of Research and Development & Co- Founder of Seven Sundays Sleep System

Topic: Weight

Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Guest speaker:​ Dr Nas Al Jafari, DNA Health and Wellness Clinic

Workshop: doTERRA Essential oils workshop with Gloria Halim

Time: 12:15 PM to 1:00 PM 

Our workshops and talks have limited spots available.


Limited spots are available. Please register to secure your spot and receive a themed tote bag at the main entrance.

NOTE: While we’d like to reserve a majority of the seats for our adult attendees, children above 10 years are welcome too.


Children below 10 years can attend the arts and crafts activities at the festival and must be accompanied by an adult.


Please carry your own towel and mat if you are attending the yoga class and kindly arrive by 7 AM to secure your spot. The yoga session will begin at 7:30 AM.

If you are unable to join us, please tune in to our live stream on Instagram @nakheelcommunities


Community and Conviviality together are key to Nakheel Community Management. In partnership with Irina Sharma, co-curator of LiveWell with Nakheel, we invite you to the first of many LiveWell with Nakheel Wellness Festivals scheduled on Saturday, 25 February 2023.

Join us to explore all aspects of health and wellness with the experts. At the Wellness Festival, you will experience the facets of Balance. Nourish. Move. Relax. Evolve through talks, workshops, movement exercises, therapy booths, kids’ special activities, food, and beverages, chill out zones and a lot more.


All the attendees will get a chance to spin the “LiveWell Wheel”, and lucky ones will get to grab some great wellness prizes.

Information on talks: 

Sleep a superpower and effects the body in many ways. Join to session to:

  • Learn the benefits of sleeping

  • Know the effect of sleep on one's health

  • Get to know about nutrition and sleep rhythm

  • The effects of supplements on sleep

  • Know more about sleep apnea, insomnia and disturbance

  • Demonstration and explanation of sleep postures

Weight is a social pressure. Join to session to: 

  • Learn about the right weight and how to achieve it

  • Overweight and underweight

Information on workshops:

Essential oils have benefits that vary from pain relief & balancing hormones to stress relief. Join the session to:

  • Learn and understand how to use essential oils

  • Get to know doTERRA essential oils

  • Learn the benefits of essential oils


LiveWell with Nakheel Wellness Festival has been created where families and like-minded individuals can come together to improve and enhance all aspects of their own wellbeing, self-improvement, self-exploration, and self-empowerment.

Meet the Speakers and Yoga Practitioner

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Irina Sharma

“Self-responsibility is the key to healthy longevity.”

Irina Sharma is the Co- curator of LiveWell with Nakheel and Host & Co-Founder of Wellevate Life Podcast, a platform that helps build healthier communities. She holds a Diploma in Nutrition, Health & Lifestyle Coach and was trained under Prof. Dr. Harald Stossier from VIVAMAYR Academy. As a coach, her focus is the relationship between nutrition, health & disease. Her work as a health and wellness cultivator in complimentary medicine, environment & movement acts as a fundamental tool that assist in the task of preventing disease and striving for healthy communities.

She has spent her last 20 years working with integrative health practitioners & brands and continues to be a “voice of reason”.


Prof. Dr. Harald Stossier

CEO & Head Physician of Modern Mayr Dilijan and Founder Modern Mayr- Medicine

Prof. Dr. Harald Stossier is an Austrian General Practitioner in the field of functional myodiagnostics - applied kinesiology, complimentary medicine, orthomolecular and environment medicine.

Founder of Modern Mayr – Medicine & VIVAMAYR, Medical Director of the VIVAMAYR Maria Worth Centre for Modern Mayr - Medicine (2004 – 2021) and author of 12 books, Dr Stossier headed the policy making in EU in 1985 to legalize and recognize complimentary medicine Modern Mayr Medicine applies an integration of different treatments that help in treating many civilisations diseases (ailments) such as allergies, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, cancer to name a few.

Over the last 15 years he has opened Satellite Centre’s in US, Russia, UAE, India, Turkey & UK. Currently he is bringing the principles of Modern MayrMedicine to Armenia at his new medical center Modern Mayr Dilijan, opening early 2023.


Gloria Halim

Chief Wellness Officer and Certified Holistic Health Practitioner

Gloria is a Consultant Chief Wellness Officer, the author of “Healing Foods Healthy Foods”, TEDx Speaker, founder of Gloria Halim Wellness and Rock on Divas. She trained at Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) in New York and is certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). 

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Dr Nas Al Jafari @dr_nas_wellness

Functional Medicine Practitioner, co-host of Wellevate Life Podcast

Dr Nas is originally from the UK where he trained as an allopathic doctor. Now based in Dubai since 2015, he is the Medical Director of DNA Health Clinic & Co-Host of Wellevate Life podcast. Dr. Nas’s particular focus is in modifying lifestyle factors, optimizing long-term health and prevention of chronic disease. As a Functional Medicine Practitioner, he offers a broad scope of cutting-edge treatment strategies for both adults and children, ranging from diabetes and obesity through to autism and dementia.


Benjamin Maier

Head of Research and Development & Co- Founder of Seven Sundays Sleep System

Benjamin firmly believes that the best thing a company can do for sustainability is to design its products so that they last a long time and can be repaired or renewed again and again so that less has to be bought due to which he focuses on durable materials and meticulous workmanship.

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Yoga Practitioner

Norah is a certified yoga instructor, specialized in Therapeutic Hatha Yoga, Prenatal and Postnatal yoga, Aerial yoga, Aqua Yoga. For Norah, yoga is about the balance between strength and flexibility. Her sessions combine both strength and mobility.


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