Love takes centrestage with a retreat and ride for couples. Sign up for workshops and surfing too
A residential retreat for couples in Auroville promises to help them take a break from their stressful life and blend playfulness into their relationship. There are designed exercises for couples, besides restorative activities that will enable them to spend more time with each other in peace. `8,800. Details: aurovilleretreat.org
On the wall
DakshinaChitra is conducting
workshops on Madhubani painting and the meenakari wall-hangings, with in-house trainers such as Kavi Chitra and Kantha Narasimham, respectively. `800 per head for the former and `2,000 for the latter (including materials and refreshments). From January 7 onwards.
Tasmai Gallery is showcasing city-based Nadees Prabou’s collection of paintings, called the Abstract Urbanscapes in Watercolour. Nadees, known to create surreal atmospheres in his watercolour paintings, will display them till February 3. Details: 0413 2221052
Take your partner on a long ride through the ECR in a trip organised by Tent N Trek. The two-day experience will let you soak in the natural sceneries and the beauty of the beaches. If you don’t have a bike then get along with solo riders. Open to over 150 cc bikes. `2,000 for
riders and `1,500 for pillion riders. Details: tentntrek.com