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A sari or saree is a female garment from the Indian subcontinent that consists of a drape varying from five to nine yards in length and two to four feet in breadth that is typically wrapped around the waist, with one end draped over the shoulder, baring the midriff.
A friend of mine always said that ‘a saree was the most elegant and chic attire that a girl could wear’.
Learn how to drape a saree around you and partake in the Garba performance with it on and experience the how it adds élan to your natural grace & elegance.
A professional group will lead and demonstrate a beautiful Ras Garba performance and will encourage all attendees to join in the performance.
Here’s your opportunity to join the celebrations:
Yoga & Meditation Marquee:
Science has shown that your mind and body benefits from taking time out of your daily life to shut down and doing your own practises that include yoga, breathing techniques, mindfulness & meditation.
Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. The main components of yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing.
Meditation is about resting the mind and transforming it. With regular meditation you can you learn the patterns and habits of your mind, and the practice offers a means to cultivate new, more positive ways of being
Mindfulness is being aware of the present moment – about being aware of yourself, your feelings, your thoughts & bodily sensations.
Combining these three with breathing techniques form the necessary ingredients to a healthy body and a positive mind.
Some overall benefits include:
Don’t worry if you’ve never practised yoga or meditation before, our facilitators are experienced professionals who can guide novices & experts alike.