Geelong West Neighbourhood House

Celebrating Diversity, Building Community

Current Activities

COVID–19 UPDATE - TERM 3 Program

We regretfully wish to let you know that due to Government’s Stage 3 restrictions, Geelong West Neighbourhood House will be closed until restrictions are lifted.

We will keep you updated via our website, newsletter and Facebook and if you have any questions, please feel free to email our office.

We still have Qigong classes available through Zoom and Meditation classes recorded and sent to you, feel free to enrol for these classes via website or email info@gwnh.org.au for further details.

We wish you all good health and see you when we return!

 

Creative Arts

Dates: 
Friday, 17 July 2020 to Friday, 14 August 2020
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Venue: 
Geelong West Community Hub

In this class you will learn what materials are required and what techniques are used in watercolour painting. Join others at the same level in a supportive and encouraging atmosphere. No previous experience required.

Suitable for beginners or as a refresher to get yourself painting again.

Some paint available or BYO tube colours only. Basic Supplies list available on enrolment.

Materials : $25 (includes paper and brush)

Tutor: 
FelicityK
Cost: 
$80 + $25 Materials
Dates: 
Friday, 21 August 2020 to Friday, 18 September 2020
Time: 
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Venue: 
Geelong West Community Hub

Combining flat watercolour washes and ink pen drawing, this class will explore techniques and give you time to complete an artwork of your own subject choice.

Designed for those with some previous beginner watercolour skills.
Basic Supplies list available on enrolment.

Materials: $25 (includes paper and ink pen)

Tutor: 
FelicityK
Cost: 
$80 + $25 Materials

Health & Wellbeing

Dates: 
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 to Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Time: 
9:30am - 10:30am
Venue: 
Geelong West Community Hub - 89 Autumn St, Geelong West

Come and join to learn the secret of a beautiful and healthy body.

Our Pilates class will give you a full body workout performed on a mat, realigning, strengthening and improving your balance.

Improve your posture, flexibility and balance, reduce neck and back discomfort, build bone and muscle strength, firm up your tummy and butt, and reduce stress in a relaxed and supportive environment.

BYO yoga mat and water bottle.

Tutor: 
Lila Smyth
Cost: 
$100 per term or $12 per week
Dates: 
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 to Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Time: 
10:45am - 11:45am
Venue: 
Geelong West Community Hub - 89 Autumn St, Geelong West

Join us in a non-competitive friendly environment for a traditional Hatha style Yoga class suitable for all levels - absolute beginners to experienced practitioners.

Alita will lead you through breathing techniques, gentle stretching and rotations of joints to release tension through the body and mind, plus energizing strengthening and balancing sequences to keep the body and mind sharp, healthy and harmonized. Class concludes with a guided relaxation to restore and rejuvenate.

If you can breathe, you can do Yoga!
BYO water bottle, Yoga mat & blanket.

Tutor: 
Alita
Cost: 
$100 per term or $12 per week
Dates: 
Thursday, 16 July 2020 to Thursday, 17 September 2020
Time: 
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Qigong classes available through Zoom.

Qigong is an integrated body-mind health practice originating from China encompassing physical postures and stretching, repeated flowing body movement, breathing techniques and focused intention.

The movements are easy to learn and accessible to everyone, require no equipment and are modified in case of injury/illness.

Learn more about Qigong here.

Tutor: 
Paul Burns
Cost: 
$12 per week
Dates: 
Monday, 3 August 2020 to Monday, 5 October 2020
Time: 
1.00pm - 2.00pm (Except public holidays)
Venue: 
Recorded classes will be sent to you.

Looking for a way to create a more balanced life and improve your wellbeing?

Come join our mindfulness class and switch off from the demands of life and experience simply being. Together we gradually unwind and give our bodies and minds the chance to rejuvenate and replenish.

Proved benefits of regular mindfulness/meditation practice include better intra and inter personal relationship, decreased stress levels, better concentration and mental clarity, improved emotional awareness, weight and blood pressure regulation.

No experience required.

Venue: Recorded classes will be sent to you.

Tutor: 
Linda de Marco
Cost: 
$12 per week

Community

Dates: 
Monday, 13 July 2020 to Monday, 14 September 2020
Time: 
10.00am - 12 noon (Except public holidays)
Venue: 
Geelong West Community Hub - 89 Autumn St, Geelong West

Come along and enjoy good company, good conversation and the opportunity to make new friends.

Bring along your sewing, knitting or crochet patterns and projects and join us in the Hub overlooking the beautiful West Park.

New members very welcome.

No booking required, just turn up.

Cost: 
Gold coin donation