Looking to avoid the many Christmas parties kicking off this weekend and wondering what’s on? Then check out our roundup of the best wellness-inspired events taking place around the country
Weekend activities don’t have to involve drinking to excess. So if you’re wondering what’s on, here’s a round up of the best wellness-inspired events taking place around the country.
What’s on in Dublin?
Mandala and Meditation Workshop
At this time of year it can be easy to lose sight of what’s important, so this mandala workshop encourages participants to come back to themselves through meditation and quiet reflection.
During this full day workshop you’ll experience a group meditation, silent mandala work and a relaxaing yoga nidra. Expect to leave full of peace and with a clearer sense of self.
Saturday, 8 December from 10.30am – 5pm @ Aras Chronain, Clondalkin. Tickets are priced from €45 and are available here
What’s on in Kilkenny?
Medieval Mile Run
Kilkenny Recreation & Sports Partnership and Yulefest, invite everybody to lace up their running shoes and get out to run/walk in the 2nd Medieval Mile Run.
Join runners, joggers, walkers, hand cyclists, of all ages will dash through the streets of Kilkenny. This Yulefest event will take place on closed streets under Kilkenny’s magical Christmas lights.
The route will take runners from St Francis Bridge up Dean Street for a sharp turn around, back down into Irishtown, up High Street to a big finish at Kilkenny Castle.
Friday, 7 December from 7.30pm – 8.30pm. Registration costs €10 and can be done here
What’s on in Waterford?
Christmas Floral Workshop
Create a festive arrangement with Katherine O’Connell at The Makers Market Waterford .
Katherine has been in the floristry industry for over 30 years working for many florists and also running her own flower shop. She now teaches flower arranging classes in the Autumn and Spring.
In this workshop you will produce a door swag or a table arrangement to take home with you and enjoy over the festive period.
Saturday, 8 December 2018 from 2pm – 4pm. Tickets are priced at €25 and are available here