GET SCHOOLED: DIY Anarres Workshops (November - December)
* All Classes are held at Anarres Natural Health Clinic, College & Ossington.
* All Classes cost $50, $30 pre registered, 2 for $25. Buy a 5 workshop Holiday Card for only $100!!
* To RSVP for a class, for address and other info 416.535.9620 or firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Lotions, Potions and Creams WorkshopWhen: Wednesday, November 12, 6 to 8 pm
Dread the dry, itchy skin of winter? The obnoxious fragrances and unreadable ingredients of moisturizing lotions? Want to moisturize and nourish your skin without feeling like you've been dunked in a tank of lard? Come learn to make your own lotions, for yourself, your family, and as gifts. We'll use simple, natural, vegan ingredients like wax and flower waters. You'll chose enhancing ingredients like essential oils, cocoa butter, shea butter, and calendula oil to meet individual skin needs. You'll come away with a total of 150 ml of lotion you've made, and skills that can serve you for a lifetime for a fraction of the cost of a commercial moisturizer! SPACE IS LIMITED.
What: NEW!!! Make Your Own Perfume WorkshopWhen: Friday, November 21, 6 to 8 pm
Humankind has been developing the art and science of perfumery since the time of the Neanderthal. Learn the basics of the art of perfumery using life giving carrier oils, flower waters and extracts and luxurious essential oils. You'll learn about top, middle and base notes, select a perfume type, and concoct your own entrancing, energizing or therapeutic scent from a selection of dozens of pure essential oils. You'll come away with 10 ml of your custom perfume to keep or give as a gift, plus skills that can serve you for a lifetime for a fraction of the cost of a toxic commercial perfume.
What: Organic Glycerine Soap WorkshopWhen: Friday, November 28, 6 to 8 pm
Love to use or give those beautiful clear glycerine soaps with flowers, or toy spiders, photos, or secret messages inside? The vast majority of melt and pour soaps have preservatives and sodium laurel sulphates in them, but Anarres serves up healthful-ness in light amber coloured vegetable glycerine soap made with organically grown oils. You'll learn how to melt, pour, set, cut and package 6 soaps hand made by you. We'll experiment with adding goodies like natural clays for colour, butters such as cocoa and shea for skin benefits and flowers, messages or ornaments for fun. You'll come away with skills that can serve you for a lifetime for a fraction of the cost of an artisan soap addiction!
What: Healing and Sensual Oils WorkshopWhen: Monday, December 1, 6 to 8 pm
It's time to snuggle in for winter, and enjoy moisturizing, cuddling or gifting - with healing and sensual oils. Learn how to grind rose petals into natural nourishing colourants, infuse dried marigold flowers into unsurpassed healing calendula infused oil and create exquisite meditative and aphrodisiac oils from infused resins. You'll learn how to obtain, harvest and infuse flowers, petals and resins. We'll create a variety of ointments and oil products from calendula and frankincense infused oils. You'll come away with two 100 ml bottles of healing or sensual oil you have blended yourself, plus skills that can serve you for a lifetime for a fraction of the cost of a handful of little pots and a massage oil!
What: Bath Salts, Scrubs and Bath Oils WorkshopWhen: Wednesday, December 3, 6 to 8 pm
Rubber Duckie isn't the only thing that makes bath time lots of fun! This hands on workshop will have you getting down and dirty with carrier oils, epsom salts, essential oils, sea salts and other natural ingredients. You'll learn how to identify your skin's needs, and choose the ingredients that will work best for your health and sanity. You'll make custom bath salts, scrubs and bath oils that can benefit you from head to toe. You'll come away with two priceless custom made gifts, and skills that can serve you for a lifetime for a fraction of the cost of a petroleum-filled and dyed carcinogenic bath product!
What: Tub Truffles WorkshopWhen: Monday, December 8, 6 to 8 pm
Rubber Duckie isn't the only thing that makes bath time lots of fun! This hands on workshop will have you getting down and dirty with carrier oils, natural clays, essential oils, and other natural ingredients. You'll learn how to identify your skin's needs, and choose the ingredients that will work best for your health and sanity. You'll make custom tub truffles that moisturize after they do they bath bomb dance! You'll come away with a dozen priceless custom made tub truffles to use yourself or give as gifts, and skills that can serve you for a lifetime for a fraction of the cost of a synthetic dyed carcinogenic bath product!
What: The Love Lab: DIY Natural Lube and Mojo Massage Oils!When: Monday, December 15, 6 to 8 pm
Get that petroleum off your crotch! PEG is NOT your friend! Neither is propylene glycol, glycerin, colouring, fragrances or any of those unreadable chemical ingredients that appear on the labels of commercial sexual lubricants, if they appear on the label at all. Aside from the harmful ingredients and punishing price tag, the lubes come in non refillable plastic, toxifying our planet a further 575 years after use! Come and get your customized Mojo Massage Oil and DIY with Tracey TieF, Certified Natural Health Practitioner. You'll learn about slippery, water-based, safe, tasty and healing ingredients, and make your own lube for the cost of half a tube! Make your own mojo to fit your mood. What a gift for you AND your beloved!
Anarres in-Clinic Workshops are also offered by request, your space or mine:BOOK A PARTY (5 friends!), CLASS OR WORKSHOP Call for more info: 416 535 9620 Anarres' workshops are relaxing and fun and take place at Anarres Natural Health Clinic, College & Ossington. Classes are limited to six participants so that everyone gets a semi private lesson experience. There's fruit, veggies and dip to snack on, and, as always, a choice of cool crystal water or refreshing tea. There are always goodies to take home, as well as new found knowledge and skills.