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WEA Sydney offers a relaxed and social environment with a community feel. With a central CBD location, we are easily accessible by public transport. Our diverse and high-quality courses are led by professional and friendly tutors and offer you great value for money. Whether you are interested in finding a new hobby, planning your travels or developing new skills in photography your journey starts here.

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Garden Design for Large and Small Spaces

Whether you’re starting from scratch or revamping an existing area, enjoy learning how to transform an open space into a haven for relaxed living. Topics include: site analysis, plant selection, use of colour and perspective, types of containers, potting mix, mulch, watering, fertilizing, maintenance, common pests and diseases and much more. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face   COURSE OUTLINE Define the function of your outdoor area – analyse individual needs/wants Assess your site –... [More]
$121 Limited inc GST / $109
Garden Design for Large and Small Spaces

<p>Whether you’re starting from scratch or revamping an existing area, enjoy learning how to transform an open space into a haven for relaxed living. Topics include: site analysis, plant selection,

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This course has been rescheduled to a new date by request of the tutor.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Morning Yoga

Experience an in-depth introduction to yoga incorporating postures, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation, based on the teaching styles of the Satyananda Yoga and International Yoga Teachers' Associations. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. This course encourages and supports personal growth at one's own pace within a beautiful and positive community of people over regular meetings in WEA House to refine and practice physical and mental... [More]
$229 Limited inc GST / $206
Morning Yoga

<p>Experience an in-depth introduction to yoga incorporating postures, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation, based on the teaching styles of the Satyananda Yoga and International Yoga

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Exercise Your Brain with Amusing Mathematical Problems

Amusing mathematics stimulates logical and creative thinking in order to find solutions of particular problems and discover the beauty of mathematics. During the classes, the students will work independently and in small groups with the support of the teacher on solving a variety of recreational mathematical problems. These problems are known for centuries introduced in Liber Abaci (1202) by Leonardo of Pisa known as Fibonacci; Problems to Sharpen the Young (circa. 9th century) by... [More]
$113 Limited inc GST / $102
Exercise Your Brain with Amusing Mathematical Problems

<p>Amusing mathematics stimulates logical and creative thinking in order to find solutions of particular problems and discover the beauty of mathematics. During the classes, the students will work

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Mindfulness, Meditation and Deep Relaxation

This course offers various simple meditation and relaxation techniques that will target understanding of stress and fatigue and easy ways to manage that. These techniques will offer ways to bring in calm and clarity in our busy minds and outlook as well as help boost general health and wellness. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face COURSE OUTLINE Simple meditation and relaxation techniques to target stress and fatigue, in the body and mind Feeling of well-being & calm Body repair Coherence... [More]
$149 Limited inc GST / $134
Mindfulness, Meditation and Deep Relaxation

<p>This course offers various simple meditation and relaxation techniques that will target understanding of stress and fatigue and easy ways to manage that. These techniques will offer ways to bring

...
$149 Limited inc GST / $134
Mindfulness, Meditation and Deep Relaxation

<p>This course offers various simple meditation and relaxation techniques that will target understanding of stress and fatigue and easy ways to manage that. These techniques will offer ways to bring

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

The Nile River: Ancient Egypt at Luxor

Ancient Egypt - still beguiling and mysterious after 5,000 years. We begin in Luxor and explore the Karnak and Luxor temple complexes. We see how papyrus is made and visit the Valley of the Kings as well as Queen Hatshepsut’s Funerary Temple. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face / Online SUGGESTED READING Ancient Egyptians, Anton Gill, Harper Collins 2003 Ancient Egypt, Barry Kemp, John Murray Learning 2015 The Egyptians, Michael Hayes, Lansdowne Publishing 1997 COURSE OUTLINE Nile River,... [More]
$39 Limited inc GST
The Nile River: Ancient Egypt at Luxor

<p>Ancient Egypt - still beguiling and mysterious after 5,000 years. We begin in Luxor and explore the Karnak and Luxor temple complexes. We see how papyrus is made and visit the Valley of the Kings

...
$39 Limited inc GST
The Nile River: Ancient Egypt at Luxor

<p>Ancient Egypt - still beguiling and mysterious after 5,000 years. We begin in Luxor and explore the Karnak and Luxor temple complexes. We see how papyrus is made and visit the Valley of the Kings

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Composing Photographs

Improve the design of your photographs by learning how to see the various design structures, elements, principles and ratios that are involved in constructing a picture. Sensitize yourself to the aesthetic. Appreciate the tools of design for greater personal expression and visual impact in your own photography and in the appreciation of the art of photography. Analyse the work of the fine art masters of photography in practical class composition exercises. Photographic assignments... [More]
$113 Limited inc GST / $102
Composing Photographs

<p>Improve the design of your photographs by learning how to see the various design structures, elements, principles and ratios that are involved in constructing a picture. Sensitize yourself to the

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Beginners Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise and meditation. Coordinating slow rhythmic movements based on Chinese martial art forms with relaxed deep breathing leads to a calmness that has many health benefits both physical and psychological. Regular practice will lead to improvements in balance; flexibility; aerobic fitness; muscular strength & endurance; joint integrity; and ability to deal with chronic pain. Many people also find a reduction in anxiety and anger and an improvement in... [More]
$229 Limited inc GST / $206
Beginners Tai Chi

<p>Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise and meditation. Coordinating slow rhythmic movements based on Chinese martial art forms with relaxed deep breathing leads to a calmness that has many health

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

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Continuing Tai Chi

This is a continuers Tai Chi course which coordinates slow rhythmic movements based on Chinese martial art forms with relaxed deep breathing which leads to a calmness that has many health benefits both physical and psychological. Regular practice will lead to improvements in balance; flexibility; aerobic fitness; muscular strength & endurance; joint integrity; and ability to deal with chronic pain. Many people also find a reduction in anxiety and anger and an improvement in mood.... [More]
$229 Limited inc GST / $206
Continuing Tai Chi

<p>This is a continuers Tai Chi course which coordinates slow rhythmic movements based on Chinese martial art forms with relaxed deep breathing which leads to a calmness that has many health benefits

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

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Narrative Photography - There is a Story in your Neighbourhood!

A compelling photo story can be about the simplest things in everyday life. Explore the genres and fundamentals of narrative photography, how to find topics and apply creative techniques. You will learn step-by-step how to build a narrative with your photos to portray aspects of your city, find themes in your neighbourhood or even create a photo essay in your own home. These building blocks can be applied to your travel photography later on. Bring any camera, as long as you know... [More]
$113 Limited inc GST / $102
Narrative Photography - There is a Story in your Neighbourhood!

<p>A compelling photo story can be about the simplest things in everyday life. Explore the genres and fundamentals of narrative photography, how to find topics and apply creative techniques. You will

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$171 Limited inc GST / $154
Narrative Photography - There is a Story in your Neighbourhood!

<p>A compelling photo story can be about the simplest things in everyday life. Explore the genres and fundamentals of narrative photography, how to find topics and apply creative techniques. You will

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Australian Native Plants

It's hardly surprising Australian native plants have become so popular. Learn how to identify them, how they have adapted to our environment and why they are perfect, low-maintenance plants for sun or shade, to create privacy, attract birds, provide fragrance, act as fire retardants and even eat! Comprehensive course notes are provided. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face COURSE OUTLINE Origin Identification Adaptations Sun/Shade Coastal/Frost Tolerant Bird-attracting Screening Fragrant... [More]
$121 Limited inc GST / $109
Australian Native Plants

<p>It's hardly surprising Australian native plants have become so popular. Learn how to identify them, how they have adapted to our environment and why they are perfect, low-maintenance plants for sun

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This course has been postponed to a new date by request of the tutor.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.