Past Melbourne Classes

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The Art and Exercise of Bellydance with Alia

Belly dancing doesn't require a bare belly! So put that idea to the side! Belly dancing is a wonderful form of movement and dance that focuses on isometric exercises, where one muscle group works in the opposite direction to other muscle groups. It's such an effective form of exercise as it doesn't require going down…

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Intro to Acrylic Pour Art with Maria

Who hasn't seen a video of paint pouring?  It's soothing, it's colourful and it's definitely fun!   Join us and learn how to make your own pour art which is a little more involved than you may have thought but the results are pretty spectacular. Then, we'll get started designing our own and we'll all go home…

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Good Laughs, Good Mood: Laughter Movement with Joshinder

Need a refreshing and revitalising circuit breaker? A way to feel present in your body, with a boost for the mind and mood? Laughter yoga, or laughter movement, might be right up your alley! Laughter gives us a big dose of endorphins and dopamines - the hormones and chemicals that helps us feel good. And…

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Social Media for Small Businesses with Hayley (online)

Do you run a small business, or even a side hobby that you're trying to get up? This workshop is all about how to use social media to support your own small business with ease and enjoyment. It's about using the time, energy and resources you already have to make the most of specific social…

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Needle Felting: Cottage Pin Cushions with Heather

What’s it all about?   Needle felting is the process of turning loose wool into a solid felt using a barbed needle - it’s a very easy craft that doesn’t require extensive equipment. Using the dry needle felting technique you'll be taught how to create basic 2D and 3D shapes, to develop into the cutest…

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Transfer Paper for Clay Pottery with Maddy

Working with clay and learning some pottery skills is always fun. In this class we'll be making pieces from air-dry clay specifically to decorate and customise with unique designs from transfer papers. Transfer paper works a bit like temporary tattoos - keeping them wet with a cloth until the design transfer over. While transfer paper…

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Queer Social Darebin: Learn Sewing via Plush Hearts with Robert

Learn hand sewing basics while creating a cute plushie heart that can be used as a key chain or home decor! Together we'll learn how to work with plush fabric, read and cut a simple pattern and some basic stitches to get us going. Come and join us for a queer good time! This event…

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Paper and Glass Jewellery with Qing

Who would have thought glass and paper could be made into wonderful pieces of jewellery? !  So simple to create, yet stunning to wear!   With the limitless bounds of print media (think books, old maps, sheet music, photographs, origami paper) you can take almost anything flat and make it into your very own piece of…

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Making and Drawing Illustrated Lists with Emilie (online)

Lists are easy to make, they help you stay organised, and they make for a great addition in any art journal. Not only can lists be a creative tool, but they can help you clear your mind, focus, and stimulate creativity when approached through art! If you love checking items of your to-do list, or…

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Polymer Clay: Cute Kawaii Magnets with Maria

Kawaii is the Japanese culture of cuteness, and in this class Maria will show you how to make the cutest magnets ever! Polymer Clay is a a fun and easy-to-use modelling medium with all the colours to choose from. Learn how to mould different items, how to play with gestures and Japanese-style kawaii features and…

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A Practical Introduction to Coding with Alind

What's it all about? Coding isn't a scary word! And computer programming is not just a vocational skill– it can be creative, accessible, practical, and fun! Come along and learn how to code by doing it for yourself! In this workshop we'll get you hands on and working with basic code as we learn how…

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The Tale of That Copyrighted Black and Gothic Upcycling with Maria

You might not have heard of "Vantablack", but it's a wild and curly tale of colour copyrights, light absorbing darkness, satellites and. . . home decor! ?   Simply put, Vantablack is the darkest black pigment humans have created, originally as a form of military camouflage. It's extremely matte, meaning it doesn't reflect light, giving it…

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Jesmonite Gifts: Galactic Trinket Trays with Maddy

Jesmonite is a water-based and eco-friendly resin, which is non-toxic and has no dangerous fumes. It's a versatile casting material, with diverse colours, textures and finishes. Come and learn how to use Jesmonite, and design and create your own colourful trinket tray. It's also a fun way to say Thanks Mum this Mothers' Day with something handmade. This is…

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Signature Scents: Make Your Own Perfume with Lily

As seasons change, so do the unique scents around us. Which is partly why, across the globe, humans find smell a very evocative sense that triggers memories and nostalgia. In Lily's class you'll learn all about the composition of perfume: how to create blends of top, middle and base notes to combine into your very…

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Meditation for Those Who Dislike Meditation with Natalie (Online)

Do you feel overwhelmed, stressed, anxious, depressed, nervous, worried, frustrated, annoyed?  How do you respond to these feelings? And how has that been working for you?  would you like more calm from time to time? We frequently hear of the wonderful benefits of meditation and mindfulness. But it's not always an enjoyable or achievable processes. Does…

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Soft Cover Journal Binding with Cherie

Your teacher Cherie loves paper. She makes it, dyes it, decorates it, collects and repurposes it. In this class Cherie will introduce you to Junk Journals as you collate, decorate and bind your own soft cover journal. In this class you'll collate a soft-cover journal out of hand dyed and purposely distressed pages, giving your…

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SOLD OUT – Queer Social Darebin: Boxing for Everyone with Emily

Ever wanted to try out boxing in a supportive, fun environment were everyone is welcomed? That space is Pony Club Gym and this class will have to throwing upper cuts in no time! Come and have a play, move a little and discover how much fun boxing is. This event will be half social chats…

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SOLD OUT – Intro to Resin: Serving Trays with Maria

Resin is a popular material that offers great variety in the projects you can make and the decorations that you can encase. Join us for an intro into resin where we will learn how to mix, colour and pour our resin into a prepared wooden tray to make and decorate our own spectacular serving trays!…

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No Needle Knitting: Chunky Cosy Pillows with Maria

Can you make a big chunky pillow in 30mins? Yes you can! In this class, we'll learn a No-needle knitting technique using the chunkiest, softest yarn. You'll leave with a new fun hobby and a new cozy pillow everyone will be able to finish during the class. What will we cover? In this class you…

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Ohagi Dessert: Healthy Japanese Cooking with Naoko (online)

How delicious is fresh Japanese! Such attention to detail of flavour, texture, colour, and aroma. While requiring an attention to details, Japanese cooking doesn't need to be too complicated to be both incredibly tasty and healthy. In this class you'll be able to cook along with Naoko in Kanazawa, Japan, as she demonstrates how to…

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Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners with Mark

To the uninitiated Cryptic Crosswords can seem impossible – best left to geniuses and people with too much time on their hands. Yet once taught the basics, you will find them addictive, satisfying and surprisingly accessible. After attending this class you will have all the tools needed to tackle any cryptic clue. And with a…

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Aged Cheeses: Make Your Own Vegan Cheeses with Elodie

If you've ever tried to give up dairy, you know how hard it can be to give up cheese!  But there are lots of reasons why non-dairy cheeses are a good option: whether you're vegan, sensitive to dairy, aware of your food miles, or are on a budget. This class specifically focuses on vegan versions…

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Journaling Writing to Sharpen Your Focus with Ingrid (Online)

As wonderful as technology is, it is a constant distraction. It quickly absorbs our energy,  attention and focus, making us less present for ourselves and others.  Journal writing is an incredible way to give yourself some tech-free time, the time to gain clarity, problem solve, and feel more present and focused.  As you journal, you’ll be…

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SOLD OUT – Leathercraft Basics: Make a Leather Purse with Gosia

Discover the art of Leathercraft! In this workshop, you’ll learn the fundamentals of leatherworking while creating your own unique and sustainable leather pouch. Using 100% repurposed leather, you'll be guided through all aspects of this project, from creating the initial pattern, to stitching and embellishing, to create your own one-of-a-kind leather pouch that reflects your…

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SOLD OUT – Leathercraft Basics: Make a Leather Purse with Gosia

Discover the art of Leathercraft! In this workshop, you’ll learn the fundamentals of leatherworking while creating your own unique and sustainable leather pouch. Using 100% repurposed leather, you'll be guided through all aspects of this project, from creating the initial pattern, to stitching and embellishing, to create your own one-of-a-kind leather pouch that reflects your…

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