Every Friday at 8 am, HUB, a coffee shop in Thamel, hosts Chakra Yoga classes with LaChelle Amos. LaChelle blends Tibetan singing bowls, crystal and platinum tuning forks, thingsaws, and vocals in her personalized and group sound sessions. Founder of Silence of Sound Yoga, she is also an international conflict resolution specialist. If you are feeling stuck in a rut, you should definitely try this. Each week the class explores a different energy center in human body, learning what each governs and how to keep them balanced through meditation, pranayama, and asana. The hour-and-half class costs Rs 800. Call 9866273244.
DO OFFBEAT SCULPTING
Learn about recycling waste for artistic endeavors in this class hosted by Mim Bahadur Magar Rana at the Modern Art Gallery. You will learn how to make your own mini-sculptures from discarded materials. This four-hour class costing Rs 1,900 (17$) is inclusive of all tools and materials. You will gain an insight into the creative mind of Rana as he will walk you through his other creations too. Call 9818421646.
If you’re looking for some exciting adventure but are not very fond of steep hills and exhausting treks, Dhampus could be an ideal choice to pacify your “craving for a vacation” soul. Pokhara Tour, Sight-seeing and Adventure activities presents to you a two-day Dhampus trek package at Rs 23,000 (215$). The trek is operated all year round and can be planned to your convenience. The fresh smell of the earthy villages, mesmerizing landscapes, warm hospitality of locals, and the view of the beautiful snowcapped Annapurna… worth it. The sum covers accommodation, food and transport. Call 9802014557.