PUBLISHED : Friday, 05 August, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 05 August, 2005, 12:00am

Epic poetry

Nimu Dani, founder of the Sri Aurobindo Society is in Hong Kong and is organising monthly readings of Sri Aurobindo's epic poem Savitri. Famous initially as an independence fighter, Sri Aurobindo gained notoriety for his book Life Divine and Savitri. The poem took 30 years to complete and was written from what he called 'the Overmind'. In English. August 8, 7pm. Core, 10B Comfort Building, 86-88A Nathan Rd, TST (opposite the mosque). Inquiries: 2735 3262.

Summertime Yoga

The Life Management Yoga Centre is offering a summer special of easy-to-do yoga. Participants can learn how simple, safe and effective yoga is in the introductory classes. You'll learn the basic yoga postures and relaxation techniques. Bilingual. Tonight to Aug 30. Choice of once or twice a week. Tue and/or Fri, 7pm- 8.30pm; Sat, 3.30pm-5.00pm. 11/F Kimberley House, 35 Kimberley Rd, TST, $200 for four lessons or $400 for eight. Inquiries: 2191 9651 or e-mail: life@yoga.org.hk

Energy boost

Swami Vidyanand is offering a workshop that will combine ancient yogic principles with universal-energy healing techniques. Tomorrow, 4pm-6pm, the Healing Circle, 15F Lucky Building, 39 Wellington St, Central, $150. Inquiries: 2521 5099.

Seeing stars

Visiting astrologer Paul Six is offering a free evening on Tuesday, plus a workshop on Aug 14, 1pm-6pm for $800. Private consultations will also be available, Aug 9-14, Healing Circle, Lucky Building, 15/F, 39 Wellington St, Central. Inquiries: 2521 5099.

Core move

Core, formerly of Hillwood Rd, has moved to the Cosmic Resources Centre, 10B, Comfort Building, 86-88A Nathan Rd, TST, (MTR Exit B1, building next to the HSBC, entrance by Sasa). Its new email is core1@netvigator.com. Inquiries: 2735 3261/62; fax: 2735 3260.

New Age revamp

The New Age Shop is closing for renovations, Aug 7-21. It will still be taking calls and arranging practitioner sessions. New Age Shop, 7 Old Bailey St, Central. Inquiries: 2810 8694.

Peter Lloyd is editor of the monthly e-magazine www.holistichongkong.com