Your Hampshire and Dorset Wedding - Page number 86 - September/October 2021 (Issue 88)

FIT AND FUN For the sassiest workout in town, how about a Show Girl party or Burlexercise workshop? Great for active or vintage-loving brides, Basingstoke-based For The Health Of It offers burlesque- inspired dance workouts starting with a cardio session including some showgirl dance moves followed by a resistance workout for the whole body using their special weighted boas. With music from electro swing to showgirl soundtracks and a few pop divas thrown in too, you can have fun while getting a great workout. The Showgirl Party is the ultimate hen do activity covering anything from traditional burlesque dance moves, dancing in heels and the art of ‘the tease’ to glove striptease and body confidence building, you’ll also learn a ready-made burlesque routine. You select the activities you want and whatever you choose, you’re sure to have a party to remember! CRAFTY HENS Make memories together and create a lasting keepsake to treasure. My Scented Home offers two-hour workshops for groups of up to eight people to have fun while learning new skills. Owner Catherine Nix specialises in dried flower creations and loves to share the joy. She hosts workshops in the cosy, warm setting of her Dorset roundhouse or is happy to bring the party to you. Try your hand at making a dried flower crown to wear on your wedding day or rose bud hearts to decorate the venue. Catherine can tailor the session to suit you and never fear, there will be cake – maybe even a glass of fizz too! GIRLS’ NIGHT IN A girls’ night out can be fun, but a girls’ night in can be even better. Head into the weekend with your besties in four-star style and comfort for the ultimate Friday night get-together at The Solent Hotel & Spa in Fareham, Hampshire. The prosecco will be on ice and with supper served to your door when you’re ready, you can kick back and relax. DVDs or traditional board games are available for in-room entertainment, or for something a little different, with advance notice the hotel can organise a masterclass for you, anything from cocktails to Pilates, or cupcakes to mindfulness or head over to the spa and enjoy a 10% discount on all pre-booked treatments from the fabulous Caudalie range. 86