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Learn yoga basics in 12-week course

For first-time beginners, those with limited experience and those who would like a back-to-basics refresher, LivingYoga is offering Getting Back to Yoga Basics, a two-part 12-week course, starting on Tuesday, November 1st.

Running from 5:30 until 7pm, the course is designed to provide a comprehensive level one course of yoga asanas, breathing practices and deep relaxation. Adaptations for individual body types will be offered to develop awareness and build confidence in the practice of yoga. The course will be taught by a Yoga-Alliance RYT500 and Adaptive Yoga certified teacher.

Part 1 will end on December 6th and Part 2 will start on January 10th.

The cost is $260. For information, or to register, contact yogacentrebermuda@gmail.com or 295-7525.

As part of their Fall Lecture series, Bermuda College are discussing Age Discrimination: An Inconvenient Truth on Tuesday, November 1st.

From 6.15pm in G 301 North Hall at Bermuda College, the discussion will focus on defining and promoting an understanding of age discrimination and the public discussion will explore discriminatory practices and the implications for Bermuda.

Panelists will include Peter Sousa (C.E.O., Pension Commission), Ben Adamson (Human Rights Commissioner), Dr. Claudette Fleming (Director of Age Concern), Dr. G. B. McPhee M.D., C.M. (Physician), and Tawana Tannock (Chair, Human Rights Commission) who will also serve as moderator.

This event is free to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Barbara O'Shaughnessy on 236-9000 ext. 4045 or bos@college.bm.

Be the first to see the new designs at BSoA's Bermuda Fashion Collective Show on Thursday, November 3rd.

Doors to the Bermuda Society of Arts on the top floor of City Hall open at 5.30pm for a 6pm start. This popular show features many of Bermuda's top fashion designers showcasing their eclectic style and unique energy. Featured local designers will include Dana Cooper, Aura Moniz Jones, Carla-Faye Hardtman, Deane Williams, Desiree Riley, Edith Rookes, James Lee, Juliette Dyke, Mikaela Eshe, Monique Stevens, Patrice Morgan, Rene Hill, Tabitha Essie and Talibah Simmons.

Tickets are $45 for general admission and $75 for Front Row. Admission includes a pre-show glass of bubbly. Tickets can be purchased at the BSoA office or at www.BDAtix.bm.

For more information, contact Carla-Faye or Nzingha at bsoa@logic.bm or 292-3824.

After last year's success, Crown & Anchor at the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club are happy to announce the return of Scones Skones Skounes, every Friday in November.

The name says it all: scones in interesting and inventive ways. From 3pm until 6pm, their pastry chef whips up eight different flavours – plain,

Chocolate, Raisin, banana rum, cinnamon peanut, hazelnut, coffee, and Matcha Green Tea.

Continue the indulgence by adding different jams and marmalades, such as pineapple fennel jam, berry jam, orange jam, apple cinnamon jam, and clotted cream.

The cost is $35, not including gratuities. Reservations are recommended.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact Dining Reservations at 298-2028 or ham.diningreservations@fairmont.com.

Getting all dressed up for the holiday season can get expensive but luckily the Bermuda Red Cross Thrift Shop have come to the rescue with their Annual Evening Wear Sale on Friday, November 4th.

From 5pm until 7pm, you can enjoy a glass of bubbly and shop for the perfect outfit.

Admission is free but you are advised to bring plenty of $$ for all your shopping.

For more information, contact Suzanne DeCouto on 236-8253.

The Bermuda Volleyball Association (BVA) invite you to join them for a Tasting of Nautical Themed Wines on Friday, November 4th.

From 6pm until 8pm at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, six wines from Gosling's will be showcased and available for purchase. Nibbles will also be available.

Tickets are $50 and are available online at www.pTix.bm. All proceeds go to benefit the Women's National Volleyball Team Program.

For more information, contact elisabethrae@gmail.com.

Another great opportunity to listen to entertaining presentations on a variety of topics, without worrying that any of the speakers will waffle on for too long, as the 17th edition of PechaKucha Night Bermuda will be on Friday, November 4th.

PechaKucha Nights were started in Japan and have a 20×20 presentation format where each speaker shows 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images. Since there is no pausing or going back, speakers have no choice but to keep to their allotted time. Following each presentation is a 3 minute 40 second Q&A session with the audience.

Doors open at 6.30pm and presentations begin at 7pm. This will take place at St. George's Cricket Club during Entrepreneur's Week in conjunction with BEDC. There will be a cash bar and dinner available to purchase.

Admission is free and all are welcome.

For more information, visit the Pechakucha Bermuda Facebook Page.

The last Bermuda Karate Institute (BKI) competition of 2016 will be the 29th Annual Skippy Kick, an open martial arts tournament for all levels and styles, juniors and adults, on Sunday, November 6th.

This will be from 1pm at Pembroke Sunday School and will include forms, weapons forms, point sparring and K-1.

Competitors information and entry forms can be found atwww.BermudaKarateInstitute.com.

The cost of entry is $10 for adults, $5 for under-12s and $20 for families.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact the Bermuda Karate Institute on 292-2157.

Katherine Smithwick ‘08 and Heather Parker P'18 ‘16 cordially invite you to an Admissions, Alumni and Parent Reception with Middlesex School on Tuesday, November 8th.

Running from 6.30pm until 8.30pm at The Reefs, this event will be hosted by A. David Dodwell P'94 and David. M Dodwell ‘94. Middlesex School, located in Concord, Massachusetts, is a boarding school for 9th to 12th grade, so students and parents who are interested in high school are particularly welcome.

There is no cover charge.

For more information, or to RSVP by November 1st, contact RSVP@mxschool.edu.

For full events listings and flyers, please visit?www.NothingtodoinBermuda.com. The above is abbreviated content from that site. If you would like your event included on the site, please go to the Submit Your Event section and add all the details and flyer.

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Published October 27, 2016 at 12:41 am (Updated October 27, 2016 at 12:41 am)

Learn yoga basics in 12-week course

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