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Workshops at Masala Festival

Workshops at Masala Festival

An eclectic Masala mix of workshops. Fun for all ages.
 
INTRODUCTORY MEDITATION
Date: Monday 17th July, 5.30 – 6.30pm
Venue: Newcastle Buddhist Centre, Third Floor, Broadacre House, Market Street, Newcastle, NE1 6HQ
Cost: Free, donations welcome
Contact: newcastlebuddhistcentre@gmail.com 
A practical introduction to either the Mindfulness of Breathing or Metta Bhavana meditation practices. All welcome.  Looser clothing suggested for comfort. Stay for Buddhism for Today class at 6.45pm following a tea break.
 
 
GENTLE POSTNATAL YOGA FOR MUMS & BABIES with Caireen
Date: Tuesday 18th July, 1.00 – 2.00pm
Venue: Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4JB
Cost: £8 drop in. Booking essential.
Suitable for babies from 6 weeks up to one year old.
Contact: Caireen Hart Yoga; caireenhart@gmail.com; 07866292996.
Stretch, strengthen and tone your body, whilst enjoying time with your baby.
Learn simple breathing and relaxation techniques which can help cope with everyday motherhood.
 
 
 
BALANCING THE CHAKRAS WORKSHOP with Ali Shevlin
Date: Wednesday 19th July, 11am-1pm
Venue: Cloud 9 Wellbeing Centre, 3 Farringdon Road, Cullercoats NE30 3ER
Cost: £20pp
Contact: alishevlin@gmail.com; ‚Äč07508 341551
At the very inner core of our being, are seven wheel-like energy centres called chakras, where mind, body and spirit meet. They provide a complete formula for wellness and wholeness.
In this workshop, we look at how to balance our chakras with yoga, meditation, and crystal healing. A simple, yet beautiful yoga sequence (suitable for all levels) will focus on each chakra, balancing through stretching, deep breathing, and meditation, followed with a Yoga Nidra (deep guided meditation). All equipment provided but please bring something to write with for journaling / reflection.
 
BOLLYWOOD DANCE
Date: Wednesday 19th July 5.45 – 6.45pm
Venue: Bensham Grove, Sidney Grove, Gateshead NE8 2XD
Cost: £5 Adult/£4 Child
Contact: 0191 4404124, info@gemarts.org  
Try one of the most famous, fun, modern dance styles from Indian Bollywood Film, fusing Indian classical dance, folk dance, Bhangra, Hip Hop, Salsa, Jazz and Belly Dancing!
 
 
HATHA YOGA with Samantha Coe
Date: Wednesday 19th July, 2 – 3.15pm
Venue: St Mary’s Heritage Centre, Oakwellgate, Gateshead, NE8 2UA 
Cost: £7.50
Contact: samanthacoe@me.com
Find some peace in this Summer Yoga Workshop set in a beautiful 900 year old building. Suitable for beginners, yoga experts and returners alike. Bring your yoga mat if you have one.
 
SPIRITLEVEL YOGA SESSIONS with Robyn
Date: Tues 18th, Thurs 20th, Fri 21st July 9.30 – 11am and Tues 18th July 6.30pm – 8pm
Venue: SpiritLevel Boutique Studio, Simonside Terrace, Heaton NE6 5JY
Cost: £7.50 drop in /£3* for first class on presentation of Masala Festival brochure
To Book Contact Robyn, 07946 413497, www.spiritlevelyoga.co.uk
 A creative and playful approach to yoga, developing an understanding of the philosophy, exploring the relationship between tension and effort; using the breath and a little mischievous wiggling(!!) to ease the mind. *offer valid 17th-23rd July only
 
Iyengar Yoga with Nicola
Date: Wednesday 19th July 7 - 8.30pm
Venue: The Nest, Low Fell, Gateshead
Date: Saturday 22nd July 9-10am (men’s class), 10-11.30am (general class)
Venue: The Performance Clinic, Low Fell, Gateshead
Cost: Various depending on class/venue - discounts for block bookings
Contact: nicolascheel@hotmail.com or 07841514619 for details
B.K.S. Iyengar’s method is now the most widely practised in the world. Iyengar Yoga increases suppleness, strength and stamina, improves posture and concentration and quietens the mind to promote well-being.
 
Workshops for all the family at
Saturday 22nd July 2017, Trinity Square, Gateshead, 11.30am – 2.30pm
Sunday 23rd July 2017, GemArts Masala Festival Mini Mela Live Garden, Newcastle, 11am – 3pm
 
For information on GemArts Masala Festival schools workshops contact Alexandra Marsden alexandra@gemarts.org
 

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