Creative & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing



Alive and Aware

We design and bring our wellbeing workshops to you! Workshops include yoga, meditation, men’s health and more. We can link you into other programs. Various times and locations. Free to disadvantaged groups.

PMNC

Ongoing Course. FREE to disadv groups.

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Exercise for all ages 

Do you want to keep fit, improve wellbeing and build social connections? Then Exercise for All Ages is for you! The class is affordable for all incomes and accessible for participants of all ages and abilities. Our friendly instructor Marie will motivate you to build confidence, physical strength, balance, bone density and health benefits. If you have any injuries please let the instructor know. Locations: Sol Green Recreation Centre: Corner Coventry & Montague Streets, South Melbourne on Mondays. Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Centre (PMNC): corner Nott & Liardet St, Port Melbourne on Fridays.

PMNC

Mon  – 9.15am-10am – $5 per session –  Tutor: Maree Fri – 9am – 9.45am – $5 per session – Tutor:  Maree

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Get Out Of Town (GOOT) 

Want to enjoy fun day activities with your children this school holidays and are on a low income? Get Out Of Town (GOOT) is a FREE school holiday excursion program for disadvantaged families. Our program brings together low income, isolated families and helps them to experience exciting, enjoyable holiday outings without the financial strain usually involved. All our outings are free and some meals are included. Get Out Of Town organises three day activities per school holiday period. Past trips have included the Bowling, Circus Oz, & Water Parks. All participants must reside within the City of Port Phillip and have a Centrelink Concession Card.

PMNC

Enquiries and applications and bookings call Jules on 9645 1476 or 0497 301 845, or email admin@pmnc.org.au for an application form.

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Open Heart Meditation 

Do you want to feel happier, more relaxed and calmer? At Open Heart Mediation you will: Enjoy feelings of true joy/happiness/love that radiate from your heart, De-stress and feel deeply relaxed, energised and rejuvenated, Experience better connection with self and others, Learn to communicate from the heart rather than the mind, Learn to live joyfully and open-heartedly, in Heart Consciousness, Receive healing, to become more free from sadness, worry, anger etc., Experience what true joy, happiness and love really feel like, Learn how to strengthen your Heart and to feel the beauty within your Heart. Experience true joy and happiness.

PMNC

General and local enquiries may be made to Rani 0405 405 757. Workshop and retreat enquiries to Anne-Marie 0404 287 903 or Narelle 0411 607 025.

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Strength Balance for over 50’s 

Do you want to keep fit, improve wellbeing and build social connections? Our friendly instructor Marie will motivate you to build confidence, physical strength, balance, bone density and health benefits. If you have any injuries please let the instructor know.

PMNC

Wed 9.15am-10am,  $5 per session Contact PMNC for more info

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Tai Chi(Fan + 24 form) 

Do you need to relax, clear your mind and improve your balance? Tai Chi exercise is for you! This class is for women and men who enjoy low impact exercise. Tai Chi is a gentle exercise that helps you to relax, activate the muscles and joints in the body, sharpens the mind and strengthens the body without stress. The class consists of warm-up exercise, meditation, Qigong, Yang Shi Tai Chi Fan -18 and the Beijing International Form – 24. Beginners always welcome *if you have any injuries please let your teacher know. Location: South Melbourne Community Centre.

PMNC

Tue 9.30-11am, $3 per session Contact PMNC for more information.

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Accessible Yoga (for disability/disadvantaged)

Accessible Yoga is a beginner class aimed for people with disabilities and older people. This class is aimed at being accessible to lower income members of the community. Yoga is suitable for those participants with chronic illness, disabilities and older people (participants can be seated). *A Centerlink concession card must be provided. Dharma Daws will lead you gently through simple stretches, breathing and relaxation. There are limited places of only 14. Participants Prepayment is required in advance to secure a place.

PMNC

Fri – Fortnightly 1-4pm, $5 per session Contact PMNC for more information.

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Yoga Beginners

Come join us for enjoyable, energising Gita yoga classes and finish your day with strength and balance! Experience all the benefits of stretching your body and quietening your mind. Our instructors have been leading this course for years and are a wealth of knowledge.

ESNLC

Tuesday or Thursday 6.30pm – 7.40pm

  • Running all year round except public holidays
  • Cost per session: $10 / $7 concession
  • No need to book just show up!

Contact: Monica 0434 308 877 (Tuesdays) or Penny 0403 697 624 (Thursdays)

 




Yoga Intermediate

Come join us for enjoyable, energising Gita yoga classes and finish your day with strength and balance! Experience all the benefits of stretching your body and quietening your mind. Our instructors have been leading this course for years and are a wealth of knowledge.

ESNLC

Tuesday or Thursday 7.45pm – 9.00 pm

  • Running all year round except public holidays
  • Cost per session: $10 / $7 concession
  • No need to book just show up!

Contact: Monica 0434 308 877 (Tuesdays) or Penny 0403 697 624 (Thursdays)

 




Walking Group

This walking group has been going for years and departs in rain, hail or shine! Get your walking shoes on and bring some coins for a coffee on the beach half way.

ESLNC

Come join us and stay fit whilst meeting new people. It’s a great way to make friends.

  • Weekly: Friday at 9.30am sharp meeting out the front of ESNLC (87 Tennyson Street).
  • Cost: Free
  • No need to book just show up!

 




ARTS & Performance



Art Attack

Bring your inner creativity! Learn to create your artwork from zero to masterpiece.
What you will learn:

  • Develop techniques in drawing, mosaics, painting, lino-cut, mixed media.
  • Create your own artwork.
  • Display your work.
  • Learn about the visual arts industry.
  • No prior art experience necessary.
PPCG

When: Thursdays, 12.30pm – 2.30pm.
Where: Alma Road Community House, 200 Alma Road, St Kilda East.
Cost: Free *eligibility applies

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Wild at Heart Song writing

Are you a budding song writer and performer? This course teaches the song writing and performance skills to set you on your way. It’s designed for people who may have barriers to other learning and employment opportunities due to mental ill health

PPCG

When: Wednesdays 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Where: Sol Green Community Centre, Cnr Montague St & Coventry St, South Melbourne VIC 3205
Cost: Free *eligibility applies

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City of Voices (Com.Theatre)

City of Voices welcomes adults of all ages and abilities. Learn performance skills and participate in quality theatrical performances. All you need is a desire to create and express yourself, confidence and willingness to work in a group. This year we are developing a range of exciting performances. * Transport for residents in Daylinks area only.

PMNC

 

Venue: South Melbourne Community Centre (corner Park & Ferrars Place) South Melbourne.

Wed 5-7.30pm, $6 /$8 daylink transport, Tutor Myf

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Drop in Art

Drop in and say hello, Play with art materials, Just give it a go. Your thoughts & ideas, Meet new people & have fun. No skills needed, materials supplied. *Participants of all ages and abilities are welcomed. Group Facilitator Liz Milsom sees art as a fun way to explore creativity, have fun and meet others in a social environment. She is passionate about creating opportunities for members of the community to engage in visual art, music and drama without requiring any artistic skills at all!

PMNC

Mon 1.30-3pm, $2.50 conc / $5

Tutor: Liz

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Art Therapy

This small group of all abilities students use art therapy as a basis of creative expression. Different mediums are used such as painting, drawing and sculpture. They provide an artistic experience where people can share and enjoy themselves at the same time. The group leader has been working in the field for a number of years.

ESNLC
  • This course starts Friday 26th April – 28th June
  • Fridays: 1pm-3pm
  • Cost: $100 per Term



Make your Mark

Young artists – learn business skills from successful creative industry experts and start your own creative enterprise.

PMNC

Thurs 6.30-9pm, Free

Tutor: Julie

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Rag Theatre

Provides an opportunity for participants to engage in a creative activity that includes storytelling, acting, improvisation and group-devised work.

PMNC

Tuesdays: 11:30am to 2:30pm

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Share & Care Entertainers

Share and Care Entertainers is a group who have weekly tap dancing classes with a professional teacher and also perform and entertain the community at events and functions. The class varies in all age groups and we welcome younger members. New members and beginners are welcome.

PMNC

Wed 12.30 – 2.15pm, $7 per session

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