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Quinta da Calma Open Weekend

QUINTA DA Calma, the centre for integral yoga and holistic health, situated at São Lourenço, just outside Almancil, opens its doors for the weekend of Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19 for an Open Weekend, to demonstrate the wide range of therapies and practices it has to offer, which can help in maintaining good health and vitality, and personal development.

A number of talks and demonstrations will be given by the centre’s therapists and mini-sessions can be booked in some of the modalities to enjoy first-hand experience of therapies on offer.

Subjects and therapies to be covered in the weekend include: the benefits of regular massage, reflexology, integral yoga, tai chi, qi gong, pilates, chiropractic, kinesiology, touch for health, raw foods for health, meditation, how to cope with stress, flower essences, holistic psychotherapy, aura readings and regression therapy, among others.

The event will run from 10am to 6.45pm on Saturday and Sunday. Entry is free and vegetarian snacks and light meals will be available on both days.

Following the weekend’s activities, on Monday, March 20, Quinta da Calma will be holding a celebration of Earth Day. This day marks the March Equinox and is to be celebrated by thousands, or perhaps even millions, of people at the same time all around the world, when attention is focused on a common purpose – the sustainable care of the Earth, with peace and justice for all. This special event will be held at the Meeting House, starting at 6pm. Entry is free.

• For information, visit Quinta da Calma or call 289 393 741. See website page www.quintadacalma.com/upcoming.htm for the full programme.