Our four day Chinese New Year event will help you to welcome all the good things in life for the year ahead, finding “fu” (fortune and luck) for you. Complimentary workshops will explore the themes of good food, good family times, good looks, good living and good health.
Join us for workshops this Chinese New Year outside Lululemon on the First Floor:
|Thursday 15th Feb||Friday 16th Feb||Saturday 17th Feb||Sunday 18th Feb|
|12pm||Money Tree Plant Potting||Fortune Cookie Decorating||Skin hydration consulation*||Money Tree Plant Potting|
|1pm||Money Tree Plant Potting||Fortune Cookie Decorating||Charm bracelets & face painting||Money Tree Plant Potting|
|2pm||Tea blending*||Fortune Cookie Decorating||Charm bracelets & face painting||Money Tree Plant Potting|
|3pm||Tea blending*||Moon Masterclass||Charm bracelets & face painting||Red envelope decorating & Chinese calligraphy|
|4pm||Mien-shiang*||Moon Masterclass||Terrarium plant potting*||Red envelope decorating & Chinese calligraphy|
|5pm||Mien-shiang*||Meditation*||Terrarium plant potting*||Red envelope decorating & Chinese calligraphy|
|6pm||Mien-shiang*||Meditation*||Skin hydration consulation*|
*Adult class. Attendance is based on a first-come-first-served basis. Certain workshops are subject to age restrictions.
KID WORKSHOPS (3 YEARS+ unless otherwise stated)
Charm Bracelets & Face Painting (5 YEARS+)
Kids can enjoy making Chinese New Year themed charm bracelets with red and gold beads, finishing off with dragon pendants, they will also be able to have their faces painted.
Red Envelope Decorating & Chinese Calligraphy
Learn how to write your name or desired phrase in Chinese calligraphy! Practicing on authentic rice paper, and when you’ve perfected what you want to write, decorate a red envelope, sign your name off in Chinese.
Money Tree Plant Potting
Children are invited to decorate ceramic pots before planting their Money Tree seeds using compost disks.
Tea Blending Workshop
Make your own herbal tea bags. Take the teabag away or brew the tea at the workshop to try.
Fortune Cookie Decorating
Fortune cookie decorating with colourful sweet treats. People will be able to take their cookies away in an authentic noodle box.
Based on the full moon ritual which promotes cleansing, growing & transforming the mind, we will take the kids on a journey with the Moon Masterclass:
- Wish jar (encouraging positive thinking): prepped with glitter and all things sparkling, kids will decorate their wish jars and then fill their jars with wishes.
- Move with the moon (stretching away the negative energy), low-impact kid’s yoga
- Mood meditation (time to reflect)
Meditation for Adults
Our meditation guru will be on hand to provide people with a 5-minute meditation introduction. Participants will then be invited to take a seat on our comfy red bean bags, pick up a pair of head phones and switch off from the hustle & bustle of the centre.
Mien Shiang, also known as Face Mapping/Reading, analyses the face to determine health, character, relationships and luck of an individual. Priya Sher has been awarded the title of Face Reading Master by Grand Master Chan Kun Wah, she will be running presentations accompanied by demos.
Terrarium Plant Potting
People will be provided with jars which they will layer with soil, sand and pebbles, adding 2-3 succulent plants to perfect their new in-door plant. There is an opportunity to speak to our florist who will provide top tips on how to nurture their succulents.
Meet the Skin Experts and Discover your skin’s true hydration score
Come and meet Dermalogica and find out your Skin’s healthiest future with a face mapping skin analysis. Chinese Diagnosis, one of the philosophies behind Face Mapping®, is based on the belief that the skin provides an outside view into the body's internal health. We will use the latest technology to define your true hydration levels.
Gymbox Paddleboard Yoga
Time to attack that 'big swell' with our new core focused class where the Paddleboard becomes your yoga mat. Since the platform is unstable, your whole midsection will have to work harder to keep you balanced.
The free workshops run from 15-18 February 2018. Attendance is based on a first-come-first-served basis. Certain workshops are subject to age restrictions. T&Cs apply visit uk.westfield.com for more details.