Sunday, January 16, 2011

Workshop Day at Avalon Centre: Proceeds to Gaia Gathering

Avalon Centre in Dorval (Montreal) has just doubled their space at Avalon and will be holding an Open House and workshop day on Saturday Feb. 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 pm. Come and attend a workshop, purchase a delicious home-cooked lunch, or tempt yourself with some treats baked by one of the Crafty Witches at the bake table.

All are welcome to come and visit. (Avalon Centre is only one quick bus ride from Lionel Groulx metro.) Why not spend the day hanging out and enjoying the company? We hope to see you all there! Proceeds from the day are going to Gaia Gathering. We will also have a registration and information table at the event.

Here is the schedule. All workshops are $20 or 3 for $50. Please RSVP as soon as you can to reserve your place as space is limited. Reservations can be made through the Avalon Centre website.

9 am to 10 am Stick Fighting for beginners with Pierre
Pierre has a 9th degree black belt in Ninjutsu and he will be sharing basic skills on how anyone can use a short staff (3 feet) as a weapon of self-defense.

10: 15 am to 11:15 Reflexology with Andrea
Andrea is a certified practicing Reflexologist. Reflexology is a type of foot massage that stimulates all the meridians and organs of the body to promote relaxation and self-healing. Come and learn the basics in this mini workshop.

11:30 to 12:30 Self Massage with Lotus
Ever wanted to get a massage but were not able to afford to go or didn't have the time? Self-massage is the perfect answer. Lotus is a certified Massotherapist and she will teach self-massage techniques that will help you to help yourself. Lots of practice time and coaching. Any one who has stress should attend!

1:15 to 2:15 Tuning Forks and Sound therapy with Machuana
This innovative therapy can cause vibrational healing and cleansing of the aura leading to a feeling of well being and release. Very important for cleansing unwanted or negative energy from the aura, body and mind. Come and experience this treatment for yourself. Lecture and session by a trained therapist.

2:30 to 3:30 Stone Wrapping/Jewelry making with John
Ever wondered what to do with all those beautiful loose stones that you bought at the gem show? John will show us ways of wrapping them with different kinds of wires to make beautiful jewellry. Bring your own stones.

3:30 to 4:30 Drumming workshop with Alex N.
Alex will share with us some simple and complex drum beats that will stimulate any party or circle! Please bring your own drum if you have one. We will have some extra as well.

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