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 mail 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.  To view our Term 1 2020 Program and Activity Guide click here.

Health and Wellbeing Classes
Dru Yoga - with Angie
Day: Monday | Time: 9:15am-10:30am | Dates: 3rd Feb-23rd Mar | Cost: $105 | Duration: 7 Weeks | No class 9th March, Labour Day Holiday
Graceful Yoga based on soft, flowing movements, directed breathing and visualisation.  Please bring your own yoga mat and blanket.

Zumba - with Teena
Day: Monday | Time: 9:30am-10:30am | Dates: 3rd Feb-23rd Mar | Cost: $96 | Duration: 8 Weeks | No class 9th March, Labour Day Holiday
It's more like a dance party than a workout!  Teena will share her love of dance and fitness with you.  Get fit, have fun!  Please bring your own towel and drink bottle.

Yoga for Everyone - with Briony
Day: Tuesday | Time: 7pm-8pm | Dates: 4th Feb-24th Mar | Cost: $120 | Duration: 8 Weeks
Ideal for beginners to intermediate yogi's not wanting to turn themselves into a pretzel.  This gentle form of Yoga will improve your flexibility and strength.  

Seniors Fitness - with Mary
Day: Tuesday | Time: 10:15am-11am | Dates: 21st Jan-24th Mar | Cost: $8 per session | Dress comfortably 
In chair exercise to assist with strength, mobility and flexibility.  You are in safe hands with Mary, who has many years experience assisting seniors.

Intro to Exercise - with Hilary
Day: Friday | Time: 10am-11:30am | Dates: 14th Feb-20th Mar | Cost: $90 | Duration: 6 Weeks
Are you new to exercise, returning to exercise or facing health challenges?  Hilary's expertise in personal training will have you noticing the benefits within weeks but more importantly, will teach you how to enjoy exercise.

Beginners Boxing for Exercise - with Mary
Evening: Thursday | Time: 6:45pm-7:45pm | Dates: 6th Feb-12th Mar | Cost: $90 | Duration: 6 Weeks OR Day: Friday | Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm | Dates: 7th Feb-13th Mar | Cost: $90 | Duration: 6 Weeks
Great for cardio, aerobic fitness and muscle strengthening plus you will have the best workout.  This class is tailored to the individual's fitness level.

Creative Classes

Macrame - with Lynn
Day: Friday | Time: 10am-12pm | Dates: 14th Feb-21st Feb | Cost: $40 | Duration: 2 Weeks