VSS eNewsletter 7 June 2006
VSS eNewsletter 7 June 2006
Aromatherapy is becoming more familiar. However, how much do we truly know about this alternative therapy? In VSS’ June Wellness Seminar, Pauline Chau will educate us on theoretical and practical aspects of aromatherapy. This joint seminar with MyOrangeTrees.com and Living Space looks at:
What are essential oils/base oils?
What is aromatherapy?
Essential oil safety
Methods of application
Quantities and dilution
Types of essential oils
Case studies on Sinusitis, Premenstrual tension (PMS) and Insomnia
About the Speaker
Pauline Chau, UK ITEC certified therapist, has gone through a series of theory and practical trainings at Diploma level on aromatherapy, reflexology and sports massage therapy. She has years of experience practicing aromatherapy and massage treatments in the chiropractic and spa industries. She has conducted numerous aromatherapy appreciation workshops on private and group bases. Her objective for this workshop is to share knowledge and experience on how to apply essential oils for physical, emotional and mental purposes. Pauline is a believer in a holistic approach to improve and balance one’s well-being through proper diet and adequate exercise.
The seminar will be held Fri, 30 June, 8-9.30pm at Living Space, 17, Hong Kong Street, near Clarke Quay MRT, Tel: 65 340 340. Admission fee = $5 per person. Please email kee_yew@... to reserve your seats early.
Please tell any JC students you know that attractive prizes and a meaningful topic are on offer in the Singapore Meatout Week essay contest. Singapore Meatout Week is 22-30 July, and the contest closes 15 July.
Bright Hill Temple, 88 Bright Hill Road (MRT = Bishan) is offering a third 8-week course on vegetarian cooking. This time the course will be led by Oh Chong Fah, who has done many courses and demos for VSS. The course meets every Sunday from 4pm-6pm at the 2nd floor of Ven Hong Choon Memorial Hall, beginning Sun, 25 June. Cost is $50/pax per course. For more information: 6849.5332. The class is taught mainly in Mandarin, but with enough English so that in the past English speakers have happily taken part.
A couple in Yishun needs a vegetarian confinement nanny for a baby due to arrive in late June. If you can help, please contact Lam at lin_ya_nan@... or 9844.0443.
Tonic @ Living Space offers an Organic Steamboat Feast with more than 80 varieties of organic dishes, organic steamboat broths as well as freshly made organic dipping sauces. All broths, sauces and dips are made from organic ingredients and contain no animal ingredients. No MSG. No preservatives. No pesticides.
Diners can also pick up organic fresh produce and products from the adjoining organic grocer, Tonic receives local organic vegetables three times a week and shipments arrive direct from USA and Australia twice a week.
Tonic @ Living Space
17 Hong Kong St (Clarke Quay MRT)
Tel :65340 340
The U.S. state of Florida ’s House of Representatives has passed a resolution recommending healthier choices for school canteens. Part of this includes veg options: http://www.healthyschoollunches.org/legislative/florida.html.
For Vesak Day this year, Bright Hill Temple put up an exhibition on a Buddhist perspective on vegetarianism. That exhibition can now be viewed online at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/zeph/message/964.
Lily Ko, the boss and star chef of Yogi Hub, is helping a friend start up a new vegan restaurant. They need people for the following positions:
1. Head Cook
2. Cook Assistant
3. Wait Staff
Interested parties may contact Lily @ 9182 6898.
Yogi Hub’s Tanjong Pagar branch has relocated to 25 Stanley St . They are open from M-F from 11.30-7.30 and Sat from 11-3. Closed Sun and public holidays. Tel: 6220-4344, 9006-7318. Near Chinatown , Raffles Place and Tanjong Pagar MRT stations.
Ru Lai Veg Stall at 131 Bencoolen Street has closed. Please support your local veg outlet. Click on the hyperlink below to find ones that you might not know about.
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