BELFAST MELA

World of Wellbeing

Phew! Relax and unwind at the World of Wellbeing.

Join Tessa Ann and the team again for a range of wellness activities to suit all ages. Experience an area of calm and pamper your mind with guided workshops, information and wellness experiences. A refreshing experience for the mind, body and soul.

Get your best dance moves at the ready!
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What's On

The Sound Spa - Sound Escape

The Sound Spa - Sound Escape

Escape the festival noise to find your calm and restore your balance with The Sound Spa's "Sound Escape" delivered by Tessa Ann. Immerse yourself in a serene environment where soothing sounds and tranquil melodies transport you to a place of deep relaxation and inner peace. Listen to the harmonious vibrations of singing bowls, chimes, and gentle instruments. Perfect for meditation, stress relief, or simply unwinding, The Sound Spa's Sound Escape offers the perfect tranquil festival escape.

Magical Sounds

Step into our festival tent and embark on an auditory adventure with "Magical Sounds." This fun and interactive audio story invites children and grown-ups alike to explore a world filled with delightful, soothing sounds. Guided by the charming ECHO TA TA, the Sound Traveller, you’ll meet magical friends who play their own unique calming sounds. Perfect for a break from the festival bustle, this story helps listeners unwind and discover the joy and wonder of sound. Join us, close your eyes, and let the magical sounds transport you to a place of calm and happiness. Stay for some arts and colouring activities after the story. This experience is based on Tessa Ann’s ‘Magical Sounds ’book for childr

Magical Sounds
Soul Dance Journey

Soul Dance Journey

Tessa Ann will provide the sounds, beats, and space for those of you who love to move and flow in your own way. You won't be guided to dance; just listen to your sound within. Join us for a free-flowing and fun dance experience at our Sound Escape space in the serene beauty of the Rose Garden in Botanic Gardens. Let's dance together and discover the transformative magic within.

Womb Harmony & Healing

Join Joanne Callan from Changing Cycles Social Enterprise as we gather in circle for a womb blessing meditation and explore how we can nurture feminine energy within ourselves and the world.

Womb Harmony & Healing
Qi-Gong with Fiona Jennings - Yellow Crane

Qi-Gong with Fiona Jennings - Yellow Crane

Qigong ("chee gong") is an ancient system of exercises for the body and mind. Easy and simple to do, it offers benefits for athletes, weekend warriors, couch potatoes and anyone in between. It can improve strength, mobility, brain and mental health, energy and sleep. We will do a simple routine to practice at home or anywhere. No experience necessary. Suitable for adults only.

Wonder Bubble - Bubble workshop

Join Toni from Wonder Bubble to get hands on with creating giant bubbles. You'll also be treated to a giant bubble display. An experience for all ages, you're welcome to dive into a world of play.

Wonder Bubble - Bubble workshop
Fi Flo Hoops - Hula Hooping workshop

Fi Flo Hoops - Hula Hooping workshop

Hula Hooping is becoming one of the most popular fitness crazes in the UK, and it's not as hard as it looks! It has also been proven to reduce anxiety, lower blood pressure and have a positive impact on your mood and overall energy. In this fun workshop you will learn the basics of spinning an adult hoop around your waist and on your hands. We will also explore movement with the hoop and learn a choreographed hoop dance together. Hula Hoops are provided.

Soothing Sounds at The Ravine

For an extra wellbeing boost, you are welcome to stop by The Ravine and experience a therapeutic soundscape installation created by Tessa Ann.Take a tranquil stroll through this serene environment and immerse yourself in the calming ambiance. This space offers a peaceful retreat amidst the vibrancy of the Mela.

Soothing Sounds at The Ravine