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.

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

Vintage Junk Journal - with Lynn
Day: Friday | Time: 10am-1pm | Dates: 6th & 13th March | Cost: $55 | 2 Weeks
Make a stunning junk journal to collect all your precious memories including concert tickets, letters, travel passes, photos and much more.

Mixed Media Picture Frame - with Lynn
Day: Friday | Time: 10am-12pm | Dates: 20th & 27th March | Cost: $40 | 2 Weeks 
Create a photo frame with your own personal touch.  Perfect for yourself or a gift for someone special.

Easter Flower Posy - with Marli Bloom
Day: Thursday | Time: 7pm-9pm | Date: 26th March | Cost: $65 
Join Marli who will teach you how to make a beautiful Easter Posy in ceramic pot to give as a gift or for your to keep to make your Easter celebrations special.  Please bring along a small towel to work on.