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Ramadan Ready Workshop | 2021

Speakers: Dr. Tamara Gray, Ribaat Instructors & Guest Speakers

Dates: April 10-11, 2021

Timing: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm CST

Description: With Ramadan just around the corner, we all need a little brushing up! Join us for this 2-day workshop with a line-up of your favorite Ribaat instructors and some new faces to prepare mentally, spiritually, and practically for the blessed month. The workshop will cover a variety of topics ranging from spiritual connection, health and nutrition, and managing kids, schedules, and menus to ensure that you are geared up and ready to benefit from this blessed month to the utmost!

Course Requirements: 

  1. This is an online course so students will need access to internet. An internet speed of at least 2 Mbps is recommended for best performance. 
  2. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the Zoom app.
  3. Live attendance is recommended for best experience. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students until June 1st, 2021.

Registration fee: $35.00 

Registration Policies:

  • Participants should be women above the age of 17.
  • Registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Registered students will have access to the forum and recordings of sessions until June 1st, 2021.
  • Installment plans are not available for this workshop.
  • Click here for full Ribaat Registration Fees & Policies

Contact: For inquiries, email registration@rabata.org

Enroll: To register, visit register.rabata.org

 

Project Lina Online Workshop | 2021

Instructors: Dr. Tamara Gray & Najiyah Maxfield

Dates: To be determined

Duration: 12 hours

Description: An exclusive Ribaat workshop for Muslim female converts to Islam. The three main components of the workshop – Know Yourself, Declare Independence, and Tend Your Ties – are representative of some of the issues and problems Muslim converts deal with in today’s world. We will talk about issues of culture, creed and connections with family, friends and community as we explore what it means to be a western female convert in 2021. The workshop is not a 'new Muslim' course - rather it is an in-depth workshop for female converts - novice and veteran. 

Course Requirements: 

  1. This is an online course so students will need access to internet. An internet speed of at least 2 Mbps is recommended for best performance. 
  2. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the Zoom app.
  3. Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  4. This is an interactive workshop. Live attendance is needed to benefit fully. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students for one year from the start of the workshop.
Textbook: Project Lina: Bringing Our Whole Selves to Islam, by Dr. Tamara Gray & Najiyah Maxfield

Registration fee: $25.00 

Registration Policies:

  • This workshop is for converts only.
  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • Registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Registrants will receive a 50% discount for the textbook.
  • Registered students will have access to the forum and recordings of sessions from the start of the workshop.
  • Installment plans are not available for this workshop.
  • Click here for full Ribaat Registration Fees & Policies

Contact: For inquiries, email registration@rabata.org

Enroll: To register, visit register.rabata.org

 

Speed Reading | March 2021 Weekend

Instructor: Anse Maria Shukri
Dates: March 20-21, 2021

Timing: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CST/ 4:00-7:00 pm UK


Click here to read About the Instructor
Length: 2 days (approximately 6 hours)
Description: Speed reading is a combination of several techniques to enhance one's reading and comprehension abilities. Ribaat is honored to present this exclusive workshop with a highly qualified and leading professional coach, Anse Maria Shukri. This workshop is ideal for anyone - casual readers to professionals and academics who want to improve their quality of work and intellect.  By the end of this course, students will be able to read a book in one sitting. 

With continued practice and application of her advice, students of Coach Maria have been able to reach speeds of up to 4,000 words per minute.

Course Requirements: 

  1. Classes live approximately 3 hours each. Live attendance is required for full benefit. Students will need to be on camera.
  2. This is an online course so students will need access to internet. An internet speed of at least 2 Mbps is recommended for best performance. 
  3. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app.
  4. Headphones, camera and microphone will be required for in-class participation.

Course MaterialsBefore the first session, students will need to have:

  • Printed handouts (which will be provided through the course forum).
  • Colors (colored pencils or markers)
  • Large paper for drawing: A3 size or larger
  • A book no more than 150 pgs which has a table of contents
  • Headphone, microphone, and webcam for participation in live sessions
 Registration fee: $100.00

Registration Policies:

  • Students should be women above the age of 17
  • Registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Registration fee does not include the cost of the course materials.
  • Registered students will have access to the forum and recordings of sessions until February 2022.
  • Installment plans are not available for this workshop.
  • A maximum of 10 seats are open for this workshop.
  • Click here for full Ribaat Registration Fees & Policies

Contact: For inquiries, email registration@rabata.org

Enroll: To register, visit register.rabata.org


Speed Reading | March 2021 Weekdays

Instructor: Anse Maria Shukri
Dates: March 15-16-17, 2021

Timing: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST/ 4:00-6:00 pm UK

Click here to read About the Instructor
Length: 3 days (approximately 6 hours)
Description: Speed reading is a combination of several techniques to enhance one's reading and comprehension abilities. Ribaat is honored to present this exclusive workshop with a highly qualified and leading professional coach, Anse Maria Shukri. This workshop is ideal for anyone - casual readers to professionals and academics who want to improve their quality of work and intellect.  By the end of this course, students will be able to read a book in one sitting. 

With continued practice and application of her advice, students of Coach Maria have been able to reach speeds of up to 4,000 words per minute.

Course Requirements: 

  1. Classes live approximately 2 hours each. Live attendance is required for full benefit. Students will need to be on camera.
  2. This is an online course so students will need access to internet. An internet speed of at least 2 Mbps is recommended for best performance. 
  3. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app.
  4. Headphones, camera and microphone will be required for in-class participation. 

Course MaterialsBefore the first session, students will need to have:

  • Printed handouts (which will be provided through the course forum).
  • Colors (colored pencils or markers)
  • Large paper for drawing: A3 size or larger
  • A book no more than 150 pgs which has a table of contents
  • Headphone, microphone, and webcam for participation in live sessions

Registration fee: $100.00

Registration Policies:

  • Students should be women above the age of 17
  • Registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Registration fee does not include the cost of the course materials.
  • Registered students will have access to the forum and recordings of sessions until February 2022.
  • Installment plans are not available for this workshop.
  • A maximum of 10 seats are open for this workshop.
  • Click here for full Ribaat Registration Fees & Policies

Contact: For inquiries, email registration@rabata.org

Enroll: To register, visit register.rabata.org


MBTI Personality Types & Assessment | February 2021

Instructor: Anse Maria Shukri
Dates: February 21 & 28, 2021

Timing: February 21st: 10:00-11:00 am CST/ 4:00-5:00 pm UK

               February 28th: 10:30-11:30 am CST/ 4:30-5:30 pm UK

Description: What is your personality type? Learn how to understand yourself, your behavior and others around you with an official personality assessment & analysis workshop. 
Course Requirements: 

  1. This is an online course so students will need access to internet. An internet speed of at least 2 Mbps is recommended for best performance. 
  2. To access the live class, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the AdobeConnect app.
  3. Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  4. Live attendance is not required. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students until January 2022.

Registration fee: $100.00 

Registration Policies:

  • Students should be women above the age of 17
  • Registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Registration fee includes the cost of the official Meyers-Briggs personality assessment.
  • Registered students will have access to the forum and recordings of sessions until January 2022.
  • Installment plans are not available for this workshop.
  • Click here for full Ribaat Registration Fees & Policies

Contact: For inquiries, email registration@rabata.org

Enroll: To register, visit register.rabata.org

Mystic Beats Drumming | Feb-March 2021

Instructor: Robina Din

Dates: Feb. 28-Mar. 28    Time: Sundays, 10:30 am CST/4:30 pm UK

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Length: 5 weeks (approximately 7.5 hours)

Description:

An opportunity to join an online interactive platform where you will learn about the role of the daff drum in Islamic history, have an opportunity to try out several daff beats and experience how to apply them to your favorite nasheeds. Come forward and join us in singing the praises of Allah (swt) and His Beloved (saw) in a fun and melodious way!     

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to apply the daff beat to at least 3 nasheeds (2 provided by the instructor and 1 chosen by the student).

Sessions:

Week 1 - History of the daff, its healing aspect, how to hold the daff, introduction to basic beat stroke   

Week 2 - forming the beats and playing at different paces, singing practice, applying the beats to the nasheeds   

Week 3 – Continuing to apply the beats to the nasheeds, teamwork and performing in teams (healthy competition!)

Week 4 – Playing an enhanced beat on the nasheeds  

Week 5 – Applying the beat to the learner’s chosen nasheed, teaching extra tips and creativity with the daff  

Prerequisites: Registrants should be women aged 17 or older.

Course Requirements: Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Live attendance is required and students will need to be on camera. Sessions will not be recorded. This is an online course so students will need:

1.      Access to reliable internet. An internet speed of at least 2 Mbps is recommended for best performance.

2.      Headphones, camera and microphone will be required for in-class participation.

3.      Live classes can be viewed on a computer or handheld device using the Zoom app.

Registration Fee: $100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

*Special 20% discount!*

  • Students should be women above the age of 17
  • Registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • This is a live workshop and participants will need to attend live. Recordings will not be provided.
  • A maximum of 15 seats are open for this workshop.
  • Scholarships and installment plans are not available for this workshop.
  • Click here for Registration Fees & Policies

 

Course Materials: Daff Drum/Instruments  

 Ideally the learners will have a Daff Frame Drum but if they don’t, they can use:    

  • Darbuka  
  • Djembe  
  • Round Plastic Plate  
  • Round Plastic or cardboard box  
  • Metal Pot lid!! 

 

Registration is now closed for this course. Please click here to sign up for the Ribaat Drumming Workshop Waiting List and inshallah we will let you know as soon as we schedule another workshop. 

For inquiries, email registration@rabata.org