Yoga Meets Life Drawing

A Four Part Series Workshop
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Part 1: Mindful Relationships - Compassionate inquiry through consciousness, connection, love and joy.
Saturday 15 June: 10:30am - 2pm

Yoga - Calm your mind and connect with your body.

Life Drawing- With a mindful union of mind and body engage your creativity in an unconventional approach to life drawing designed to clear inhibitions and preconceptions.

Compassionate Inquiry - With a calm mind, a playful self-acceptance, and a sense of freedom, survey your true self.

Each workshop includes

  • 1 hour of guided Vinyasa Yoga
  • 1 hour of directed Life Drawing
  • 1 hour of Compassionate Inquiry


  • $225 per workshop
  • Bring a buddy for $125
  • Early bird discount save 20% when booked by 1 June.
  • Or book all four for $720.

All are welcome. Price includes art materials and refreshments.
Bring a yoga mat and lunch.


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Presented by Steve Toelupe & JoElle Gragilla, a collaboration with and

Vintage and Retro Market

Foxtail Events Community Markets
Event Date

Join us at Thistle Hall in Upper Cuba Street, for the Vintage & Retro market, bought to you by Foxtail Events!

Saturday 22 June
10am - 3pm

This fun little market will have a selection of:
* Vintage / retro clothing, shoes, accessories
* Vintage / retro homewares, toys, collectables, ceramics, pottery, textiles, books, comics etc
* New crafts / art that have been upcycled from vintage / retro items & fabrics

Peruse the various treasures and stunning items for sale, then head down to one of the local cafes for food and drink.

Each stall will have either cash or EFTPOS facilities available, however it is best to bring cash to the market too.


Learn to Dot Art Mandala

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This hands on class will teach you the basics of doing dot art mandala, which is a very mindful art technique. You will learn about the tools, paints, how to create your own mandala and create your own piece or pieces to take home.


All materials included.

Chamber Music New Zealand presents - Mudra Dance Company Workshop: A journey into Classical Indian Dance and Music

Conducted by Vivek Kinra with the Mudra Dance Company and Indian Musicians
Event Date

Chamber Music New Zealand is delighted to invite you to a free dance and music workshop led by Vivek Kinra and Mudra, New Zealand’s premiere Indian Classical Dance company - an exciting journey into world of Classical Indian dance and music of Bharata Natyam.

Experience basic dance movements, hand gestures, and rhythmic patterns of Bharata Natyam under the mentorship of dance maestro Vivek Kinra. The learning will be enriched by a live ensemble of esteemed South Indian musicians, where you can truly immerse in the harmony between music and dance.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn in a welcoming and fun environment. This is a workshop tailored for all levels of dance and music expertise who will be guided through the world of Classical Indian dance and music, with the support and encouragement of the Mudra Dance Company and visiting musicians.

Discover the secrets behind this performance at a community workshop - come and experience the joy of Indian classical dance!



Monday 1 July: 6 - 7.30pm
Upstairs Hall
Thistle Hall Community Venue
293 Cuba Street (entrance on Arthur Street)

Registrations for the workshops are essential. Register here:

Registrations close Friday 21 June at 5pm, or as soon as all spaces are filled.


Cost: Free

Bring: Water Bottle

Wear: Comfortable clothing that you can move in

No previous experience is required.


Mudra Dance Company are on tour for Chamber Music New Zealand and will perform in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch 29 June – 6 July

Concert dates and details are here:  Vismaya | CMNZ (


Any questions? Contact:

Cathy Irons  ph. 021 1424849