Events Listing

Auriculotherapy – Ear Acupuncture

Ear acupuncture or Auriculotherapy is a relaxing treatment which may assist in stress management. We have appointments available for you to experience ear acupuncture in a group setting. Cost is $5 per session.

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Parent – Child Mother Goose

This group, for mums with kids from 0-4 years, is designed to strengthen the attachment and interaction between mothers and their children. During this eight week program you will gain skills and confidence that can lead to more positive parenting relationships. We focus on using rhymes, songs and story telling that will be both enjoyable and beneficial to the mothers and their children. There is no cost to attend this group, though a donation is welcomed.

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Aboriginal Women’s Group – Ngalawa Wingara

Ngalawa Wingara means ‘to sit and think’ and it is also the name of the Aboriginal women’s healing space at the Centre. Come yarn about what helps us heal and nourishes our spirit through times of grief and loss. There is no cost to attend this group, though a donation is welcomed.

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Kitchen Garden Remedies

This series of workshops, conducted by our naturopath and gardener, have a focus on nutrition. Each workshop in the series revolves around a particular topic or theme. The health benefits and nutritional value of various herbs, vegetables and fruits are explored; practical tips and techniques are provided in cooking, preparing, preserving and storing foods while gardening advice is provided around planting and growing.

Our next Kitchen Garden Remedies Workshop is:

Veg out this Summer

Who said veggies had to be boring? Let’s look at fun ways to use in season, summer vegetables for every meal of the day. We’ll be taking a close look a beetroot, capsicum, lettuce, radish, tomatoes, cabbage, cucumber, parsley, sweetcorn and zucchini. Learn how to plant, care for and harvest these vegetables. Join us in creating some amazing dishes that are low cost, easy to prepare and gluten free.

Bonus – take home pack of seeds for each participant.

When: Tuesday, 30th October 2018 from 10.00am – 12.30pm

Cost: $10 (to cover the cost of food)

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Tai Chi

Tai Chi can have a positive effect on the mind and the body. This gentle form of exercise can help in maintaining muscle strength, flexibility, balance and mobility.

Tai Chi is a series of slow, graceful, flowing movements or postures, which are undertaken methodically and precisely, using mindfulness techniques.

We conduct the following two Tai Chi sessions at our premises on Fridays, during school terms.

• Beginners Tai Chi – 10:00am to 10.45am
• Advanced Tai Chi – 11.00am to 12.00pm

There is no cost to attend this group, though a donation is welcomed.

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Yoga

We conduct the following three Yoga sessions at our premises on Thursdays, during school terms.

• Yoga in a Chair – 9.15am to 10.00am
• Yoga for Managing Stress – 10.15am to 11.00am
• Gentle Yoga – 11.15am to 12.15pm

There is no cost to attend this group, though a donation is welcomed.

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Hindi/Urdu Speaking Women’s Group

The Hindi/Urdu Speaking Women’s Group is conducted by a Hindi/Urdu/English speaking facilitator, on Fridays from 10.00am to 12.30pm, during school terms. Throughout the year, this social and support group explores a range of women’s health topics, as well as participating in various cultural activities and events. There is no cost to attend this group, though a donation is welcomed.

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Strong and Supportive Aboriginal Women’s Group

The Strong and Supportive Aboriginal Women’s Group is conducted in partnership with Liverpool Women’s Resource Centre. The group meets at Liverpool Women’s Resource Centre (23 Sheriff Street, Ashcroft) on Thursdays from 10.00am to 2.30pm, all year.

Throughout the year, this social and support group explores a range of women’s health topics, as well as participating in various cultural activities and events. There is no cost to attend this group, though a donation is welcomed.

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Spanish Speaking Women’s Group

The Spanish Speaking Women’s Group is conducted by a Spanish/English speaking facilitator, on Thursdays from 10.00am to 12.30pm, during school terms. Throughout the year, this social and support group explores a range of women’s health topics, as well as participating in various cultural activities and events. There is no cost to attend this group, though a donation is welcomed.

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The Women’s Support Group

The Women’s Support Group is conducted on Thursdays fortnightly from 10.00am to 12.00pm, during school terms. Throughout the year, this social and support group explores a range of women’s health topics, as well as participating in various cultural activities and events. There is no cost to attend this group, though a donation is welcomed

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