Wellness Retreat with Farooq Parekh at T2F


Stress and strain have become an integral part of today’s urban life and despite being aware of how badly it may affect our lives in multiple was, many of us don’t know the solution. Sunflower Mantra is bringing the answer to the problems of confusion, meaninglessness, stress, anxiety, panic attacks and depression.

In this wellness retreat you will be given the tools to tackle all your issues and worries. Be it academic, professional, social, personal, emotional or of any nature, through a combination of various branches of knowledge. The tools going to be used in this Wellness Retreat include Art Therapy, Psychotherapy, Horticultural Therapy, Meditation, Mindfulness and Music. Sunflower Mantra, with Farooq Parekh, has been conducting Art Therapy workshops at The Second Floor (T2F) for almost a year, and Horticultural Therapy workshops at Alliance française de Karachi for several months. Horticulture refers to plants’ culture and Horticultural Therapy means activities revolving around plants that provide relief from stress and anxiety. This Wellness Retreat will open new possibilities for you and change your perceptions about several aspects of your life.

About the Trainer:
Farooq Parekh’s
extensive experience of teaching and training is spread over a period of two decades and extends to a wide variety of streams and audiences. He is an Art Therapy practitioner and conducts art therapy workshops at T2f and other organisations. He is the founder of Sunflower Mantra, a training platform which has been founded with a purpose to inspire people to be able to attain their goals and lead happy lives. He is a proponent of integrating art and soft skills into the curriculum rather than labelling these crucial skills an ‘extra’ curricular activities. He has recently acquired training in ‘Horticulture Therapy’ from New York Botanical Garden, USA and in “Creating Arts through movement and dance’ from Segni Mossi’ in Rome, Italy.

He has trained and guided teachers, parents, youth, and members of corporate sector with some national and multinational organisations. For more than a decade, he has also been engaged as a visiting faculty member for A’ level Sociology and Psychology at prestigious schools and colleges including Karachi Grammar school (KGS), Nixor College, Southshore, The City School, Beaconhouse School System. His qualifications include degrees in Sociology and History. He has acquired education from University of Karachi and University of Amsterdam in Netherlands. He has traveled extensively and has attended numerous conferences and training locally and internationally.

Date: Every Friday, 10th Jan 2020 – 21st Feb 2020
Time: 05:00 PM – 08:30 PM
Venue: Meeting Studio, T2F
Entry: Rs. 1000/- (For One Session), Rs. 5000/- (For Entire Retreat)
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/581216289330256/

**Contact 0321-2117671 for registration and inquiries**

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