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Roots Seychelles

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Mare Anglaise, La Batie Beau Vallon, Mahé

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«Roots Seychelles»
Get to enjoy and learn plant-printed textiles, illustrated maps, and herbal healing through art workshops. Made with love in Seychelles!
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Learn the Traditional Seychellois Art of Sun Printing with Roots Seychelles!

Enjoy the view and learn to create your own custom-printed textile designs with Seychelles artisans of the year! Using the abundant nature of Seychelles, we will teach you the old world printing methods of our ancestors who created their intricate designs using the power of the tropical sun and the fascinating endemic plants found on the island. Our atelier is in the mountains of Beau Vallon where you’ll learn different sun printing techniques. You will also be taught all of the skills needed to design your own fabrics to produce gorgeous pareos and scarves. You’ll be able to take home your own hand-printed textile. We offer our printing classes in a fun, friendly social atmosphere in a peaceful Kreol environment. Reservations required. Resident rates are offered! Inquire for details!

 

  • Age:  No experience needed. All levels and ages are welcome!
  • Location: Beau Vallon, Mahé Seychelles
  • Time:  3 hours (10 am - 1 pm)
  • Provided:  Class supplies, snacks, drinks
  • Language: Offered in English, French, and Seychellois Kreol
  • Price:  € 90 per person​ / € 125 per person with Kreol lunch

 

Enjoy our Illustration Maps!

In addition to an amazing textile design studio, we are also a super fun illustration house specializing in MAPS!  We have been traveling and drawing maps of our journeys for 30 years, and we have designed maps of places all around the world. These days we concentrate on locations in Seychelles and surrounding areas in Africa and the Indian Ocean. Custom/personalized map orders are happily accepted on commission.

 

Healing Plants of Seychelles

Rastafarians believe in using plants as a main source of medicine and healing. Rasta bush medicine healers are known to have superior powers with a vast knowledge of the local plants.

 

  1. Herbal Steam: Indulge in the soothing embrace of Herbal Steam, a time-honored relaxation ritual that harnesses the therapeutic properties of aromatic herbs. As the gentle steam envelops you, feel your worries melt away, leaving you refreshed and revitalized.
  2. Infusion: Experience pure bliss with our Infusion therapy, where carefully selected herbs are infused into warm water, releasing their natural essence. Sip on these aromatic concoctions to nourish your body and soul, promoting a sense of harmony and well-being.
  3. Healing Bath: Step into a world of serenity with our Healing Bath, designed to rejuvenate both your body and mind. Immerse yourself in a tranquil oasis as the healing properties of natural herbs work their magic, leaving you feeling pampered and renewed.
  4. Massage: Indulge in the ultimate relaxation with our expertly crafted Massage therapy. Let skilled hands knead away tension and stress, leaving you with a sense of profound relaxation and restored energy.
  5. Markets (for herbs): Explore a vibrant tapestry of colors and scents at the Markets, where herbs take center stage. Immerse yourself in the local culture as you browse through a diverse array of fresh herbs, spices, and remedies, a true sensory delight for the curious soul.

 

We Love to Bring Your Ideas to Life!

Custom orders are happily accepted! Do you have a special item, design, or color in mind? Let us know--we are multi-talented designers and would love to make something just for you. Let's work together!

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Business Hours

«Roots Seychelles» can be contacted or visited during the following hours:

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  • Monday
    10:00-17:00
  • Tuesday
    10:00-17:00
  • Wednesday
    10:00-17:00
  • Thursday
    10:00-17:00
  • Friday
    10:00-17:00
  • Saturday
    10:00-17:00
  • Sunday
    10:00-17:00

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