Not many people know this but participating in activities that you enjoy or love can help you in a big way to combat mind-related ailments. Simple to severe anxiety disorders, depression, coping with hurt or anger – these are just some of the problems we face in our daily lives that can easily be overcome with the help of art. And it’s not just one art form that is known to help. Any form of art, be it painting, singing, dancing, making handicrafts, physical activities such as camping, and hiking have been known to be very beneficial for people all over the world, irrespective of their age, gender, nationality, or religion.
There are several hobby classes in Bangalore that are organized throughout the year. Some of the ones that may interest you are:
- Christmas Craft Workshop – Between 2PM and 6PM on12th November in Bloom & Grow, you will be able to learn the secrets to making those wonderful Xmas tree ornaments and small decorative pieces that you’ve always seen and admired at stores! Also, learn how to make wonderful greeting cards foe this festive season which can of course be used to make special, meaningful, and love-filled greeting cards for all occasions for the rest of your life. Cost of this workshop is INR 1,500.
- The Art of Anchoring – Another workshop that will be conducted at Bloom & Grow, this one is on 12th November and the cost of it is INR 1,500. This is for those who are hesitant about speaking on public forums but have always wanted to put their ideas forward to many interested people. Those who like anchoring for private and official parties, or those who already do so but want to improve their skills will love this workshop that will be filled with several small activities. These activities are for you to improve your self-confidence and inter-personal skills. Learn how to give brilliant speeches or tell witty jokes to your friends or in front of your colleagues once you’ve learnt the tricks to do at this workshop!
- Creative Yogis: Creative Writing, Storytelling, and Yoga for Kids – As the name suggests, this workshop is for children. Those aged between 7 and 12 years can learn many interesting things in this workshop about putting their creativity on paper in the form of a story, learn how to narrate stories and rhymes in an interesting way, and also learn basic yogasanas that will help them stay happy, relaxed, and healthy for the rest of their lives. The workshop is scheduled to happen on 20th November at Kavade ATTIC, North Bangalore, and the fee for this is INR 500.
- Monoprinting Workshop with Priyanka – Organized by Bloom & Grow at their premises on 19th Dec, this workshop aims at teaching people the interesting and not-so-common art of printmaking in which lines or images can only be created once. All you need to do is pay INR 2,000 for the workshop, carry a baking or over tray, and reach the venue to learn this amazing art form from a world-renowned artist. The workshop will be for 2 hours.
Make your choice and get ready to have a good time while also learning new skills at these workshops!