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Show Entertainment

Sun 3rd June Entertainment Line up

9am: Doors Open

9:15am: Om Chanting

Om Chanting is a powerful group healing technique which involves sitting in a specifically arranged group and chanting OM for 20 minutes. The collective repeated chanting of OM enhances and amplifies the power of OM. This power of OM helps one to release emotions, thoughts, and negative energy. Participants of Om Chanting experience positive shifts in emotional, physical and mental well being thereby bringing about peace, love and joy in one’s life, to the environment and to the world at large.

Meshree Rajkumar – Om Chanting Country Co-ordinator Bhakti Marga SA / 083 395 8800

 10am: Samurai Arts (Demonstration by Guy McGowan)

Guy McGowan and Paul Gericke have a long history of martial arts practice. Since 2002, however, they have followed the more traditional Samurai Arts — predominantly Kenjutsu (Japanese swordsmanship) and Aikijujutsu (unarmed combat). At the Body & Mind Festival, Guy and Paul will demonstrate a few Kenjutsu and Iaijutsu kata (choreographed patterns of movement/techniques). In addition to the physical benefits of studying these practices in terms of self-defence applications, there are of course aspects of philosophy, self-discipline and personal growth to abundantly enhance one’s Way of Being.

Omote-no-kenjutsu (standard battlefield sword techniques); Gogyo-no-tachi (advanced techniques) and Battô-jutsu (sword draw techniques). NB: Subject to alterations in repertoire.

For further information, contact
Guy on 061 445 2841, or email

11am: Belly Dancing with Belly Fusion

A Captivating Fusion of Dance Styles Fused with the Intrigues of Belly Dance. This Durban based dance studio teaches a fusion of dance styles including belly dancing, hula and, bollywood from Beginner to Professional level. Empowering and inspirational, classes are fun, light hearted and a rejuvenation of the female spirit.
Studios can be found in Hillcrest, Kloof and the Berea. or phone 082 824 0908

12pm: NIA Dancing

Nia is effective work-out that is FUN & CREATIVE. It will re-connect you to the JOY OF BEING ALIVE. Nia reaches into your heart, motivating you to become fit and healthy by evoking a personal desire to explore your potential, through movement and music. Nia is done barefoot & has 52 basic easy moves that are purposeful, exhilarating and motivating. Nia tones the body & enhances flexibility, agility, mobility, strength, stamina, balance, vitality and overall health. It also calms the mind and releases tension and stress. Non-competitive and adaptable to all levels of fitness.

Hillcrest – Lorraine – 031 7671690 –
Durban North – Fiona Furniss – 083 2585880 –
Berea – Charisse Shepherd – 083 6310889 –
Clansthal – Liz Cunningham – 083 5568108 –
Pietermaritzburg – Adrienne Dobeyn – 082 8900524 –
Ballito – Michelle Bryant – 082 7776778 –


 1:00pm: Ageless Grace by Fiona Furniss

Ageless Grace is a fitness programme based on the cutting edge science of Neuroplasticity. Ageless Grace is a fitness programme based on the cutting edge science of Neuroplasticity. Performing the exercises in a chair activates the core of the body, increases stability and range of motion. The programme benefits people of all ages and abilities (including children) by improving health, reducing stress, keeping the brain agile and the body responsive.

Fiona Furniss 0832585880 /

 2:00pm: Yoga Demonstration with Tarryn Coetzee

Simplicity: The Key to physical, mental and emotional health
Kriya Yoga is not about weight loss or exercise. Yoga is a way of life! Yoga has changed my life and I would like to share this with as many people as I can, while I am able.
Contact: 079 868 9694

3:00pm: NIA Dancing

3:45pm: Om Chanting

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