We are not running any of these face to face programs due to COVID 19. Please visit our Virtual Program page for programs that you can do online or by phone.
IKEBANA AND THE ART OF JAPANESE FLORAL ARRANGEMENT
Date: Sunday 16 Feb
The Japanese art of flower arranging,Ikebana, plays an important part in Japanese culture. It is an art form that embeds a unique set of aesthetics, which requires the composer and viewers to study, appreciate, and celebrate a variety of seasonal floral materials. The class covers a brief history, main principles for the composition, and a hands-on Ikebana experience. You will take home a complete arrangement.
Join Cesar in recycling and upcycling soft plastic waste in to PLAYE - a material we turn
into one-of-a kind accessories and bags, which are lightweight, durable and water resistant. We’ll cover the basic chemistry to make materials and make products from scratch, learn how to transform “waste” into high end, functional and 100% sustainable products, that ranges from perfect little accessories, jewellery to wallets, backpacks and totes.
Embark on a culinary journey through the wonders of the Persian cuisine. In this hands-on class with Persian cooking host, Forouzan, you will learn how to prepare a healthy four course Middle Eastern meal with traditional spices, ingredients and techniques from the region. Included in this flavorsome and healthy array will be oven-baked mains, stews, dips, salads and sweets.
Thinking of beekeeping in your backyard? Bees have been around for millions of years and humans have always had a taste for honey. This is an introductory class in the art of beekeeping, meet the bees, learn about their behaviour and what is involved in keeping bees in suburban Melbourne.
We all fall asleep but not all of us are truly and deeply resting. This beginner-level workshop will help you learn to relax your body and quiet your mind through the practice of yoga - on and off the mat. No prior yoga experience necessary. Please wear soft and loose clothes. A light afternoon tea will be provided.
This body movement workshop brings together the Indian classical dance of bharatanatyam and hatha yoga to help you reconnect with your body. You'll learn basic yoga poses, an introductory-level dance choreography and the pure joy of moving in a different way. This workshop is led by dancer, Natasha Nathan, and yoga teacher, Stephanie Sta Maria. Those aged 40 and above are especially welcome. A light afternoon tea will be provided.
A practical six-hour course over two sessions, covers writing and pitching article ideas to editors, interview techniques, writing markets, blogs, speeches, public relations / web content, e-books and writing groups to join. Our tutor Carole Goldsmith, has been writing professionally for over 25 years, will guide you on the many ways of writing for a living, earning potential, pay-rates, invoicing and more.