Is the start of 2017 still feeling an awful lot like 2016? Are you worried that this year might not be the game-changer you’d hoped for? Relax! We’re only three weeks in, and there’s plenty of time to make this year a truly transformative one. Out with the old, in with the new! This week, it’s time to try new things, reduce your stress level, and allow yourself to approach the year ahead with a fresh perspective.

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Vinyasa Flow Yoga @In.Joy Studio

Sunday, January 15th at 8:00 p.m.

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Reinvigorate your mind, body, and soul at one of in.joy’s twice-weekly Vinyasa Flow Yoga classes. Vinyasa Yoga combines a healthy workout with calming breathing exercises, allowing you to clear your head and get your body in motion. There are classes every Sunday and Tuesday, so don’t miss out! Call 079 687 7474 to learn more.

Dozan wa Awtar Auditions @Dozan wa Awtar

Monday, January 16th & Tuesday, January 17th from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

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Looking for a fun new activity to pick up in 2017? If you’re willing to put yourself out there a little bit, why not audition to join the beloved Dozan wa Awtar Singers? Auditions are being held on Monday and Tuesday; to audition Monday, you’ll need to book an appointment, but auditions on Tuesday are open to the public! To make an appointment ahead of time, email auditions@dozanwaawtar.com. You can do it!

Salsa with an Arabic Twist @Trader Vic’s

Wednesday, January 18th at 9:00 p.m.

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It’s time to dance like no one’s watching! Get down to Trader Vic’s on Wednesday night for an evening that blends Latin and Arabic music and dance, with alternating music sets all night. The event is hosted by Tempo Dance Academy, so if you’re new to salsa, you’re sure to find someone around who can give you some pointers, all in a relaxed, fun ambiance.

Price: 10 JD (including one drink), 25 JD (including dinner)

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Music for Peace @Al Hussein Cultural Center

Wednesday, January 18th at 7:30 p.m.

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Treat your ears to some beautiful music with a beautiful message. The internationally renowned Music for Peace project is coming to Amman on Wednesday, and is sure to deliver a performance that will be as calming as it is inspiring. Entrance is free, so you have no excuse for not making your way over there!

Qabeela @Maestro Restaurant and Bar

Friday, January 20th at 8:30 p.m.

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If you still haven’t seen local band Qabeela perform live, we just have one question: what are you waiting for? Their funky musical style will have you on your feet all night! Head over to Maestro on Friday for a lively performance you won’t soon forget.

Price: 7 JD

Tamer Gargour @The Corner’s Pub

Friday, January 20th at 9:00 p.m.

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Amman’s beloved radio presenter and musician is hitting the stage on Friday at The Corner’s Pub, where he’s sure to play an array of hits off his latest album. Tamer’s musical style blends countless influences into a sound that’s really all his own. Don’t miss it!

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Santa Digna Harvest Festival @Crowne Plaza Amman

Monday, January 16th at 8:00 p.m.

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De-stress with an evening of food, wine, and a cozy ambiance. Head to V Lounge & Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza to sample the Miguel Torres Santa Digna 2015, one of the finest Chilean wines around, accompanied by a delicious four-course meal. Forget all your troubles and say a toast to the great days ahead. Book now to reserve your table!

Price: 55 JD

Build Your Own Burger @Grand Hyatt Amman

Wednesday, January 18th

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Isn’t it time things went your way for a change? At the Grand Hyatt Amman’s Build Your Own Burger event, you can make sure dinner is served precisely to your liking. Top Wagyu Grade 7 beef and U.S. Hickory-smoked brisket with the toppings of your choice, have the chef grill it up, and dig into something that’s exactly what you’re looking for. We’re working up an appetite just thinking about it.

Price: 20 JD++ (Includes one free drink)

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Bingo! @Books and More Library

Wednesday, January 18th at 11:00 a.m.

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Grab the family and make your way to Books and More on Wednesday for a fun game of Bingo! Enjoy an hour of bingo with the kids, as well as snacks and prizes. This is a great opportunity to do something exciting, engaging, and out-of-the-box!

Price: 1 JD per person, 5 JD per family

Have a week like none before it, Tipsters!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team