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Health and beauty workshops

Two workshops, one on Mediterranean plants and the other on oriental dance, are being held at the Casa da Cultura Islâmica e Mediterrânica (CCIM) in Silves in September.

Those wishing to learn about the benefits of Mediterranean plants when used for health and beauty are invited to attend the workshop ‘No jardim da Casa Islâmica – workshop sobre plantas mediterrânicas’ on Saturday, September 15 from 9.30am.

Participants will learn how to make oils, ointments, teas, natural scrubs, face masks and home fragrances, using rosemary, lavender and other plants.

Enrolment costs €12, or €15 if registering between September 5 and before September 12.

On Wednesday, September 19 at 7pm, there will be an opportunity to learn how to belly dance with a veil in the oriental dance workshop.

Those interested in taking part need to be aged 11+ and cost is €10 or €15 if registering between September 10 and September 17.

To enrol, please visit the CCIM at Largo da República, Jardim Cancela de Abreu.

For more information, please call Gisela Oliveira on 962 334 723 or email amagiadapalavra@hotmail.com