Japara offers a wide range of high quality and affordable educational, vocational and recreational programs and courses. We also proudly partner with many community groups and the Yarra Ranges Council to facilitate workshops and events that meet the interests and needs of our community. You can enrol in any of the courses on offer online, via email or stop in to Japara and enrol in person.
And don’t forget to visit our events calendar to get a listing of upcoming workshops and events in your area.  

Our Autumn Program is focused on your health and wellbeing.  Japara is offering classes in Tai Chi, Yoga, Mindfulness and much more.

Check out our advertisement of what's on at Japara in the Star News.  Out Now!   

Building Skills, Building Friendships

Dru Yoga with Angela
Monday 19 April - 21 June | 9:15am-10:30am | $162 per person | *No class 14/6/2021
This graceful form of yoga based on soft, flowing movements with directed breathing and visualisation is the ideal way to start your week.  Angela has a gentle, positive approach that you will love.  This program is perfect for all ages and abilities.

Yoga for Everyone with Angela
Tuesday 27 April - 22 June | 7pm-8pm | $135 per person
Ideal for beginners to intermediate Yogi's.  You will not need to turn your body into a pretzel in this yoga class with Angela.

Mindfulness for Wellbeing with Anja
Thursday 6 May - 10 June | 7pm-9pm | $155 per person
Mindfulness meditation, Chi Kung, music, imagery, Mandala drawing and developing your inner resources through relaxing the body, calming the mind and exploring your creativity.  Full course information for each session can be provided.

Beginners Tai Chi with Jeff
Thursday 6 May - 24 June | 11am-12pm | $120 per person
Tai Chi helps coordination, balance, relaxation, posture and muscle tone.  It is beneficial for all ages and abilities.

Seniors Fitness with Mary
Tuesday 20 April - 22 June | 10am-11am | $8 per session
In-chair exercise to assist with strength, mobility and flexibility.  Great for all fitness levels.  BYO drink bottle.

Macramé Dream Catcher with Lynn
Tuesday 16 June | 11:15am-2:15pm | $35 per person (including materials)
Catch your dreams by making your very own dream catcher.  Once you learn the art of macramé you won't look back.

Macramé Wine Bottle Holder with Lynn
Friday 28 May | 10am-1pm | $30 per person (including materials)
Make your own macramé wine bottle holder.  The perfect gift for someone special or yourself.

All Occasions Card Making with Lynn
Friday 4 June | 10am-12:30pm | $25 per person (including materials)
Create your own cards for any occasion in this crafty class.  You will make 3 gorgeous cards for that someone special with your own personal touch.

Mini Album Making with Lynn
Friday 18 June | 10am-1pm | $35 per person (including materials)
Make your own personalised mini album for photos, memorabilia and much more.  All materials are included so all you have to bring is your creative flair.