Principal addressing school assembly

Health, Wellbeing & Dance

Yoga Flow

Thursday 6.30 – 7.45 pm (8 weeks)
Begins with gentler movements to warm up the body, then moves into progressively more challenging flowing sequences. These may include balances, inversions and peak poses. Ends with calmer, deeper stretches and floor-based asanas (yoga postures). The Sequences are planned to help build strength, flexibility and balance making the body stronger, more flexible, releasing tension stored in the body, plus calming the mind. Most people are eligible for a 50% subsidy.

Tutor: Elena Hill
Date: 9 Feb – 30 Mar 2023
Fee: $108*

Tai Chi

Thursday 7.00 – 8.00 pm (6 weeks)

Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise that can help improve and maintain strength, flexibility, balance, posture and breathing.    Ideal for anyone wanting to feel more at ease at the end of a busy day.  Each class will include warmups, Qigongs, and Yang style  Tai Chi moves.  Suitable for all levels of ability.

Tutor: Gretchen Howard
Date: 23 Feb – 6 Apr (no class 30 Mar) 2023
Fee: $90

Introduction to Creative Journaling Workshop

Saturday 1.30 – 4.30 pm

Creative journaling offers a way to enhance your wellbeing by expressing yourself through using a blend of creative writing and visual arts.  This involves a mix of short and longer guided exercises.  This short workshop is not a creative writing or art class and no artistic or writing experience is required.  The focus is on the process of creating and not how it looks or reads.

Tutor: Lynda Jessen-Tye
Date: 18 Feb 2023
Fee: $75

Belly Dance With Gretchen

Thursday 6.00 – 7.00 pm (6 weeks)

A fun way to improve flexibility, fitness, coordination, posture, balance, and strengthen your core, all to beautiful Middle Eastern music.  Try something different, meet new people and make new friends.  Gretchen has been teaching for over 25 years.

Tutor: Gretchen Howard
Date: 23 Feb – 6 Apr (no class 30 Mar) 2023
Fee: $112

Practical Self-Defence

Monday 7.00 – 8.00 pm (6 weeks)

Students will become more aware of their surroundings and potential dangers; to know how to avoid and de-escalate these, and if necessary, respond and recover.  There is a practical element to the course – each session will contain group discussions and hands on scenario-based self-defence.  You will learn to defend attacks from the front, back, groun-defence and common attacks.  No level of fitness required, just a willingness to participate and learn.

Tutor: Anna Bulley
Date: 13 Feb – 20 Mar 2023
Fee: $112

Introduction to Animal Care

Tuesday 7.00 – 8.00 pm (6 weeks)

Learn skills and develop confidence to handle and care for domestic animals.  This is a great starter for those passionate about animal care, those looking at becoming a new pet owner, or people wishing to do further study.  You will learn about animal welfare, animal handling and husbandry, and have an introduction to first aid.

Tutor: Erika Kruidenier
Date: 21 Feb – 28 Mar 2023
Fee: $112