SwissPats - Body, Mind & Soul
There seems to be a theme this week - how to take care of your body and mind. If you're interested in apples, chakras, yoga and connecting to yourself, we have some great events to tell you about.
Saturday, Nov. 10 - 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Markthalle in Basel
At Öpfel-Tag, everything revolves around the juicy autumn fruit at Markthalle Basel. For one day, the market becomes the home to apples in all shapes and colors: fresh, canned, dried, fermented or otherwise refined. Throughout Markthalle, creative people will set up stands that featuring their take on the apple.
This is an experience for the whole family. At 12 p.m. and again at 2 p.m. you and your children can make an apple strudel with the bakery Cool Beans.
One of the more creative persons on hand is Marianna Buser, a cookbook author, caterer and course instructor. She’ll be creating delicious things with apples all day long. For example, apple bread. And she’ll also demonstrate how to make the fastest applesauce in the world.
Most of the event is free, however…
There is a 45-minute workshop with Christine Brugger, a sensory scientist, lecturer and author, at 10:30 and again at 1:30. For CHF 30 you will discover special aromas in old and new varieties of apples, which there are more than 3,000 and all offering different flavor and tastes. In this workshop you will sharpen your senses and find out which apple type is your favorite.
At 11 p.m. and 3 p.m. learn about the healthy power of the apple with nutritionist Dr. Jasmin Peschke.
Throughout the day there are 15-minute walks around Markthalle with a different guide offering their take on the apple.
For the complete program and more information check out the website.
Front of Bicycle Exhibition in Basel
Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9-17.30
Sunday, Nov. 11 from 9-17.30
At Expo Kasernestrasse, 3600 Thun
More than 70 exhibitors are on hand feature products related to yoga, Ayurveda (AH-YOUR-VEDA) — which is an system of medicine with historical roots in India —, natural cosmetics, sustainable fashion and organic food.
The goal is to have the visitor experience the treasures and the knowledge of nature and to provide inspiration for the body & mind and suggestions for everyday life.
Some of the lectures and workshops:
The key to powerful, natural hair - Evelina Aurora Gammeter (hair and energy work) notes again and again that after the natural hair care also the faces rejuvenate significantly. She explains how it works and gives helpful tips and tricks.
How everything is connected to the spine. Regina Kunzi discusses how it is the largest vertical force current in our body and directs all life impulses where they are needed.
Kids yoga & Family yoga
Self defense for kids from age 7. Noemi Porfido shows kids how to practice how they can prevent quarrels, how to deal with physical conflicts among peers and defend themselves without being unnecessarily rude. It is also important to know what to do when faced with unexpected situations with adults.
Tamara Kohler discussing Ayurveda (AH-YOUR-VEDA) - It is almost a good thing never to have time and always be active and dynamic. But what price do we pay for this idea of the perfect, dynamic and always available human? The number of people who suffer from a burn-out syndrome is growing epidemically worldwide.
Ayurveda has profound measures to rebalance imbalances of the nervous system. In addition, the deep understanding and knowledge of Ayurveda helps to give meaning and value to life without performance delusion and to develop a responsible way of dealing with it.
Entry is free to view the exhibitors, lectures and workshops. There is a small fee, about CHF 20, for the yoga session, and on Sunday there is a vegan organic brunch that costs CHF 39.
Food trucks and stalls will be on hand to provide regional, organic delicacies.
For more information, visit the website.