PUBLISHED : Friday, 12 May, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 12 May, 2006, 12:00am

Qigong and on

English qigong beginners classes every Friday from today until June 23, 12.30pm-1.30pm, the Helena May, Garden Rd, Central, $840 for all seven lessons or $150 per class. Inquiries: 6055 5387

Baby steps

Find out how to give a fun and easy infant massage at an introductory workshop. It's said to soothe colicky babies, decrease anxiety levels, help ease the achy, sore muscles of your rapidly growing infant, and may make it easier for them to sleep through the night. Ages six weeks to crawling. Spaces are limited to four babies plus parents. Tomorrow, 3.30pm-4.30pm, Sutherland-Chan Centre, 15/F Capitol Plaza, 2-10 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, $250. Inquiries: 2544 5838

Poetic licence

Read Sri Aurobindo's epic poem Savitri with Nimu Dani from the Sri Aurobindo Society Hong Kong, tomorrow, 3pm-4pm, Core Cosmic, 10B Comfort Bldg, 86-88A Nathan Rd, TST. Inquiries: 2735 3261

Sparring partners

A spa management and development diploma/certificate course with Ranjeet Kaur. Learn from her 20 years' experience in the spa industry. Tomorrow, Sun, and Sat, May 21, 10am-5pm, International Spa and Beauty College, 10/F Silver Fortune Plaza, 1 Wellington St, Central, $8,800. Inquiries: 2526 8818

For pet's sake

Aromatics for Pets I is a holistic guide to pet care. Learn how to use essential oils confidently and safely on your dog or cat. Tomorrow, 2pm- 6pm, Natural Pet Care Centre, 1/F Sha Tsui Rd, Tsuen Wan, $600. Inquiries: www.earthgirlcreations.com

Deep in thought

Meditation with Sister Meera Nagananda from Malaysia involves guidance to assist participants in taking their awareness to deeper and clearer levels of self-understanding. Tomorrow, 4pm-6pm, Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Centre, 17 Dragon Rd, Tin Hau. Inquiries: 2806 3008

Light up your life

Light medicine - how to integrate more light into your being, with Susan Jamieson. Mon, 7.15pm, the New Age Shop, 7 Old Bailey St., Central, $250. Inquiries: 2810 8694

Breathe easy

Introductory lectures on the Buteyko method with Jac Vidgen (below). 'Optimising your breathing pattern can reverse a range of common health concerns,' he says. Mon, 7pm-9pm, Healing Arts Centre, 1/F Man Cheung Building, 15 Wyndham St, Central, and Tue, 4pm-6pm, Drs Owens, Trodd & Partners, 2/F Dairy Farm Shopping Centre, 35 Beach Rd, Repulse Bay, Wed, 8pm-10pm, Methodist Centre Rooms, 7/F East Town Bldg, 41 Lockhart Rd, Wan Chai; Thu, 7pm-9pm, Vitality Centre, Suite 801, Commercial Hse, 35 Queen's Rd, Central. Inquiries: 9378 5185

Down to earth

Try a biodynamic farming workshop. The practice is a holistic approach to farming that can protect and revitalise the Earth. Farm activities and cosmic rhythms are inter-related and influence the crop and quality of the land. Fri, May 19, to Sun, May 21, Warehouse Teenage Club, 116 Aberdeen Main Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 6290 1906

Rainbow of light

A level three rainbow of light workshop with Eva Summer Breeze runs for five weeks. Thu, May 18, June 1, 8 and 15, 7.15pm-9.30pm, Reflections Bookshop and Resource Centre, 21/F Jing Long Commercial Bldg, 52 Tang Lung St, Causeway Bay, $1,000 for all sessions. Inquiries: 2504 1333

Heal thyself

Healer Sandra Gonzalez is back in town and will be holding meditations every Tue from May 16, 7pm-9pm, the Healing Circle, 15/F Lucky Bldg, 39 Wellington St, Central. Inquiries: 2521 5099

Peter Lloyd is editor of www.holistichongkong.com