Craftours Lifestyles Magazine December 2018 - Page 31

INDIA known for its rich spiritual traditions, exquisite art and savory foods will delight your body, mind, and spirit. Imagine yourself on the famous Ganges River in Rishikesh for the powerful and uplifting spiritual Aarti Ceremony where little small lamps with a candle and flowers float down the river. In Kathryn’s workshops, you’ll learn about the chakras, recognize how these energy centers are impacting your health, and create chakra inspired art. We’ll participate in the spring festival, Holi also known as the “festival of colors.” Additional workshops include creating mandala designs with rice and flowers, exploring the art of mehndi, daily meditations and laughing yoga, touring the spiritual cities of Haridawar and Rishikesh, and visiting a variety of religious centers to explore the unique cultures, religious rituals, and ashram life. BALI offers the perfect destination to nourish the body and mind as you awaken your creative spirit. Throughout this heart opening experience, you’ll nurture your body with Bali’s famous spa treats, connect to your soul’s wisdom in daily guided meditations, and learn about Tri Hita Karana, Bali’s philosophy for living a harmonious life. Workshops include learning how to make an offering basket and the ritual practice for it, visiting the sacred Monkey Forest, and creating your own batik fabric with master artisans. Kathryn’s workshops will guide you in integrating the beauty, sacredness, and creativity of these experiences with expressive art projects.