Come and celebrate Summer Solstice with Soraya, Jaipreet and Chand Bhajan.
When: June 22nd (Saturday)
Where: Bridge and Enrich - 718 East 20th Avenue (Fraser and 20th)
A day to honour love, light and our existence.
Summer solstice symbolizes bounty, abundance, and beauty. Our ancestors, patiently, prepared the land during the Fall and restocked themselves with food during the Spring.
Now, with the arrival of Summer Solstice, it is time to rest, enjoy life and celebrate.
Enjoy the Summer Solstice with a beautiful gong bath, dance and chanting.
Please bring blanket and yoga mat (or anything that would make you feel comfortable. You will be laying on your back for 62 minutes).
Dates: Apr 29 – May 4, 2019; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Investment: $1150 CDN + tax if registering before Feb 1, 2019
$1250 CDN + tax if registering after Feb 1, 2019.
ps: accommodation: you are responsible for your own accommodation and meals. Transportation: Fly to Vancouver International Airport
More info satdharamkaur.com.
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