WHAT'S ON/COURSES  

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.  

We have some great classes and training programs for you to get involved with in the New Year.  Please click on the link 2021 Term 1 Program & Activity Guide to view.

Under current Covid-19 Restrictions masks must be worn indoors at all times, unless eating or drinking.

RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS
Building Skills, Building Friendships

DRU YOGA with Angela
Monday 1 February - 29 March | 9:15am-10:30am | $144 | No Class 8/3/2021
Dru Yoga is a graceful and potent form of yoga, based on soft flowing movements, directed breathing and visualisation.  The perfect way to start the week.  Enrolments are essential.  Please bring your own mat, drink bottle and cushion if required.

YOGA FOR EVERYONE with Angela
Tuesday 2 February - 30 March | 7pm-8pm | $135 
Yoga is an ancient practice that brings together mind and body.  It incorporates breathing exercises, meditation and poses designed to encourage relaxation and reduce stress.  Please bring your own mat, drink bottle and cushion if required.

SENIORS FITNESS with Mary
Tuesday 19 January - 30 March | 10:15am-11am | $8 per session

This in-chair exercise class will strengthen your muscles, improve your posture and flexibility and you will have fun doing it.  Please bring your own towel and drink bottle.

BEGINNERS MACRAME with Lynn

Monday 15 February | 10am-12:30pm | $28 | Materials Included
Learn the art of Macramé with Lynn.  In this beginners class you will create a gorgeous heart wall-hanging which will make the perfect gift or art piece for your home.  All materials included .

TREE OF LIFE MACRAME with Lynn
Monday 15 March | 10am-1pm | $35 | Materials Included
Create your own Tree of Life wall-hanging.  Once you learn the art of Macramé you will be able to make your own gifts and pieces for the home.  All materials are included.

ALL OCCASIONS CARD MAKING with Lynn
Monday 22nd March | 10am-12:30pm | $25 | Materials Included
Make your own cards for any occasion in this crafty class with Lynn.  You will create 3 gorgeous cards for that someone special adding your own personal touch.  All materials are included.

REALlife ORGANISING with Veronica
Thursday 18 March | 7pm-9pm | $10
Bust some of those organising myths with Veronica from REALlife Organising.  Learn how to be organised without the pressure of being perfect!  This is a 2 hour interactive session/presentation.  Bookings Essential.

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
More Engagement, More Often

CHILD CAR RESTRAINT SAFETY PROGRAM
Every 2nd Tuesday starting 9 February | 10am-2pm | FREE
Keep your most precious cargo safe by having your child car seat fitted safely.  This is a Kidssafe Program.
Too book please click on this link https://safeseatssafekids.com.au/venues-mec/