TAI CHI WORKSHOP AND HOLIDAYbatik

An opportunity to enjoy Tai Chi and a taste of Senegal.........

EACH FEBRUARY I OFFER A GROUP OF 12-16 PERSONS THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN TAI CHI (BOTH BEGINNERS AND IMPROVERS) IN THE BEAUTIFUL SURROUNDINGS OF THE SENEGALESE COUNTRYSIDE.... IT'S A HOLIDAY WITH A DIFFERENCE, A CHANCE TO LEARN, HAVE FUN, EXPERIENCE NEW THINGS AND CHILL ALL AT THE SAME TIME.......THE DATES FOR THE 2019 WORKSHOP/HOLIDAY ARE MARCH: 4th - 14TH INCLUSIVE...

HERE IS THE PROPOSED SCHEDULE FOR 2019.

I DO HOPE YOU CAN JOIN ME ON THIS FANTASTIC HOLIDAY!!!!!

 

MONDAY:       ARRIVAL AT BANJUL GAMBIA AND TRANSFER TO ABENE SENEGAL

            TIME TO SETTLE IN AND ACCLIMATIZE.....

  8.30PM: DINNER FOLLOWED BY AN EVENING OF ENTERTAINMENT TO WELCOME YOU TO CASSIOPEIA.......

TUESDAY:

9.00-10.30AM: BREAKFAST ON THE VERANDA

                 YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLORE THE VILLAGE, CHILL ON THE BEACH RELAX AND WIND DOWN ....... MASSAGE/BEAUTY THERAPY TREATMENT APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE DURING THE DAY

2.00PM:        LUNCH AND FREETIME

8.30PM:        SUPPER AND EVENINGS ENTERTAINMENT

WEDNESDAY:

9.00-9.45AM:       MORNING QI GONG AND MEDITATION

10.00AM:            BREAKFAST ON THE VERANDA

11.00-12.00:        TAI CHI......... NEW DISCIPLINE

1.00PM:              LUNCH AND FREE TIME

5.30PM:              OPTIONAL SINGING AND DANCE WORKSHOP

8.30PM: SUPPER AND EVENINGS ENTERTAINMENT

THURSDAY:

9.00-9.45AM: MORNING QI GONG AND MEDITATION

10.00 AM:          BREAKFAST ON THE VERANDA

11.00-12.00:       TAI CHI....... NEW DISCIPLINE

1.00PM:             LUNCH AND FREETIME

5.30PM:            OPTIONAL DRUMMING WORKSHOP

8.30PM:            SUPPER AND EVENINGS ENTERTAINMENT

FRIDAY:

8.00-9.00AM:      BREAKFAST ON THE VERANDA

9.15AM:            TRANSFER TO A DAY OF BOATING ON THE MANGROVES

                     TO THE ISLANDS WITH A DELIGHTFUL PICNIC LUNCH

8.00PM:            SUPPER AND EVENINGS ENTERTAINMENT AROUND THE FIRE

SATURDAY:

9.00-9.45AM:    MORNING QI GONG AND MEDITATION

10.00AM:          BREAKFAST ON THE VERANDA

11.00-12.00:      TAI CHI...... NEW DISCIPLINE

1.00PM:            LUNCH

2.00 PM:          OPTIONAL AFTERNOON TRIP TO KAFOUNTINE

8.30PM:           SUPPER AND EVENINGS ENTERTAINMENT

SUNDAY:

9.00-9.45AM:    MORNING QI GONG AND MEDITATION

10.00AM:         BREAKFAST ON THE VERANDA

11.00-1.00PM:   OPTIONAL BATIK WORKSHOP PART 1

1.30PM:          LIGHT LUNCH AND FREE TIME

6.00-7.00PM:    TAI CHI....... NEW DISCLIPLINE

8.30PM:          SUPPER FOLLOWED BY EVENINGS ENTERTAINMENT

MONDAY;

9.00-9.45AM:   MORNING QI GONG AND MEDITATION

10.00AM:       BREAKFAST ON THE VERANDA

11.00-1.00PM: OPTIONAL BATIK WORKSHOP PART 2

2.00PM:         LUNCH AND FREE TIME

6.00-7.00PM   TAI CHI ...... NEW DISCIPLINE

8.30PM:        SUPPER FOLLOWED BY EVENINGS ENTERTAINMENT

TUESDAY:

9.00-9.45AM: MORNING QI GONG AND MEDITATION

10.00 AM:      BREAKFAST ON THE VERANDA

11.00-12.00:   TAI CHI........ NEW DISCIPLINE

1.30PM:         LUNCH AND FREE TIME

5.30PM:        OPTIONAL SINGING AND DANCING WORKSHOP

8.30PM:        DINNER AND EVENINGS ENTERTAINMENT

WEDNESDAY:

9.00-10.30AM: BREAKFAST ON THE VERANDA

                 YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO CHILL ON THE BEACH, RELAX AND FIND THOSE

                 CRAFT SHOPS YOU MSSED BEFORE!! ....... MASSAGE/BEAUTY THERAPY

                 TREATMENT APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE DURING THE DAY

1.00PM:         LUNCH

                 FREE TIME OR AN OPTIONAL WALK TO 'BANTANWORO' WITH A GUIDE

5.00PM         OPTIONAL COOKERY WORKSHOP

8.00PM:        SUPPER THEN EVENINGS ENTERTAINMENT AND PARTY AT CASSIOPEIA

THURSDAY;

8.30AM:              BREAKFAST, TIME TO ENJOY A FINAL WANDER AROUND

                       THE LANES OF THE ABENE COUNTRYSIDE

10.30AM             TRANSFER TO AIRPORT AND HOME.

 

TOURS AND WORKSHOPS CAN INCLUDE:

: :LEARN AFRICAN DANCING! BOTH THE WILD AND MORE SEDATE DIOLA STYLE WITH BRILLIANT TEACHER ANANOU

: A DAY OF BOATING TO THE ISLANDS IN THE MANGROVES WITH A DELIGHTFUL PICNIC LUNCH

: TRADITIONAL COOKING OVER A WOOD/CHARCOAL FIRE USING TRADITIONAL EQUIPEMENT

: DIOLA SINGING WITH THE LADIES OF ABENE VILLAGE

: BATIK MAKING WITH A LOCAL ARTIST

: : HOW TO PLAY SERUBA THE TRADITIONAL INSTRUMENT OF THE CASAMANCE

: LEARN TO PLAY DJEMBE.... GREAT FUN!!!

:WANDERING AROUND KAFOUNTINES FASCINATING CRAFT MARKET AND TRADITIONAL FOOD MARKET

: :MAYBE A LAZY AFTERNOON ON THE BEACH JUST 10 MINUTES SAUNTER

FROM ‘CASSIOPEIA’ YOUR HOME FOR THE 10 DAYS....

:VISIT THE GREAT TREE 'BANTANWORO' HOME TO WARRIOR SPIRITS IN ABENE VILLAGE

: :A 2 DAY TRIP TO ZIGUINCHOR CAN BE ARRANGED FOR AN ADVENTURE IF YOU DECIDE TO STAY ON FURTHER DAYS

: :THE LOCAL TAILORS CAN MAKE YOU A FABULOUS, COLOURFUL BESPOKE OUTFIT

 

 

 

THE PRICE FOR THE WORKSHOP/HOLIDAY IS £485 PER PERSON.

A NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF £100 SECURES YOUR PLACE.

 

THE HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES:

:FULL BOARD IN EITHER TWIN OR DOUBLE ENSUITE ROOMS OR TWIN OR DOUBLE ROOMS WITH PRIVATE SHOWER ROOM

:A COMPLIMENTARY PACK OF 6X 2 LITRE BOTTLES OF WATER FOR EACH ROOM

:TRANSFERS TO AND FROM AIRPORT AT BANJUL GAMBIA AS A GROUP

:ALL OPTIONAL WORKSHOPS AND TOURS AND A DAYS BOATING EXCURSION

:ALL GROUP EVENING ENTERTAINMENT INCLUDING ENTRANCE FEES.

 

NOT INCLUDED:

:INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS: PLEASE ASK RE FLIGHT ARRANGEMENTS

:TRAVEL INSURANCE...

:INDIVIDUAL AIPORT TRANSFERS OUTSIDE OF THE WORKSHOP DATES.

:ALCOHOLIC OR SOFT DRINKS

:BOTTLED WATER ONCE COMPLIMENTARY BOTTLES ARE FINISHED.....

:PERSONAL SPENDING MONEY.......

:APPOINTMENTS WITH THE MASSEUSE/HOLISTIC/BEAUTY TREATMENT

:EXTRA NIGHTS AT CASSIOPEIA AFTER THE WORKSHOP/HOLIDAY CAN BE ARRANGED

FOR £30 PER PERSON PER NIGHT FULL BOARD

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THE COMPANY I RECOMMEND FOR THE DATES TO FLY WITH IS 'THOMAS COOK AIRLINES'

FLYING FROM GATWICK SOUTH DIRECT TO BANJUL GAMBIA

FLIGHT TIME MONDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 2019 07.35AM

FLIGHT NUMBER MT 1170 JOURNEY TIME 6HRS 20 MINS

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RETURNING FROM BANJUL GAMBIA DIRECT TO GATWICK SOUTH

RETURN FLIGHT TIME THURSDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2019 15.30 LOCAL TIME

FLIGHT NUMBER MT1033 JOURNEY TIME 6 HOURS

PLEASE BE AWARE IF YOU ARRIVE AT A DIFFERENT TIME/DAY AND NEED INDIVIDUAL AIRPORT TRANSFER THERE IS A SUPPLIMENT OF £55 EACH WAY.

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HEALTH REMINDER

MALARIA TABLETS CAN BE PURCHASED EITHER FROM YOUR DOCTOR,OVER THE COUNTER,

AT YOUR PHARMACIST OR ONLINE....... MALARONE IS THE LEAST LIKELY TO HAVE SIDE EFFECTS

YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION IS COMPULSARY FOR SENEGAL AND IS NOW A LIFETIME VACCINATION..

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