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Study general courses at WEA Sydney in a relaxed and social environment, and central CBD location. Easily accessible by public transport, our high quality courses are led by professional and friendly tutors, and offer you great value for money.


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Lunchtime Yoga

Experience an in-depth introduction, incorporating postures, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation, based on the teaching styles of the Satyananda Yoga and International Yoga Teachers' Associations. Please wear comfortable clothing. Maximum of 13 students. COURSE OUTLINE The history and philosophy of yoga will be briefly introduced, as well as the theory behind the relaxation sessions. Contra-indications to certain practices will be given special attention. The... [More]
$138 Limited inc GST / $124
Lunchtime Yoga

Experience an in-depth introduction, incorporating postures, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation, based on the teaching styles of the Satyananda Yoga and International Yoga Teachers'

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$145 Limited inc GST / $131
Lunchtime Yoga

Experience an in-depth introduction, incorporating postures, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation, based on the teaching styles of the Satyananda Yoga and International Yoga Teachers'

...

The Creative Writing Laboratory

The creative writing laboratory will suit beginners and those who have written before. Using practical exercises to capture the emotional and physical landscape of your writing, you’ll discover or rediscover your own writing voice, whilst learning more about structure and style. If you wish, there will be opportunities to read your work to the group for feedback. COURSE OUTLINE Clarify your idea by drafting tagline, logline and synopsis (and a poem). Strengthen your writing via... [More]
$158 Limited inc GST / $142
The Creative Writing Laboratory

<p>The creative writing laboratory will suit beginners and those who have written before. Using practical exercises to capture the emotional and physical landscape of your writing, you’ll discover or

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$158 Limited inc GST / $142
The Creative Writing Laboratory

<p>The creative writing laboratory will suit beginners and those who have written before. Using practical exercises to capture the emotional and physical landscape of your writing, you’ll discover or

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Find Your Voice: Public Speaking & Story Telling

Learn the basic and most advanced strategies for public speaking and effective communication. Get familiar to talk in small and bigger groups, present confidently various topics for diverse audiences, improvise (non-scripted presentation), and use story-telling. Learn how to be confident using your voice and body to improve your public speaking, academic presentations, pitching and story-telling skills. COURSE OUTLINE Foundations of effective Public Speaking and Story-Telling and... [More]
$158 Limited GST free / $142
Find Your Voice: Public Speaking & Story Telling

<p>Learn the basic and most advanced strategies for public speaking and effective communication. Get familiar to talk in small and bigger groups, present confidently various topics for diverse

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Share Investment Methods

Investing is simple, but consistent successful investing is very difficult. How do you interpret the confusing economic signs? What are the relationships between the cash rates, bond rates and share market returns? When should you get in or out of the share market? This course critiques the basic investment theories and investor’s mass psychology, provides you with a workable fundamental and technical research framework and finally shows you how to implement an investment plan in... [More]
$138 Limited GST free / $124
Share Investment Methods

<p>Investing is simple, but consistent successful investing is very difficult. How do you interpret the confusing economic signs? What are the relationships between the cash rates, bond rates and

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How To Retire In Style Successfully

Learn from an experienced financial planner proven ways to accumulate wealth for retirement, and the legislative opportunities available for people prior to transitioning into retirement. Cover strategies on how to build a tax free income stream in retirement, explore your options and, if applicable, improve your eligibility for Age Pension benefits. Note: There will be short breaks for morning and afternoon tea and a break for lunch – lunch is NOT included. COURSE OUTLINE Goals... [More]
$104 Limited GST free / $94
How To Retire In Style Successfully

<p>Learn from an experienced financial planner proven ways to accumulate wealth for retirement, and the legislative opportunities available for people prior to transitioning into retirement. Cover

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$104 Limited GST free / $94
How To Retire In Style Successfully

<p>Learn from an experienced financial planner proven ways to accumulate wealth for retirement, and the legislative opportunities available for people prior to transitioning into retirement. Cover

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Everyday Creativity: A Way into Writing

Creativity we know, is important in every art form – the challenge for writers is how to access your creative energy and bring it to the page. This courses offers an introduction to meditative and visualisation techniques, sense immersion, mind mapping, scrapbooking, word play, mind photography, image collecting, and more. Be prepared for mess, chaos, colour, texture, movement, music, sound, as we open all the senses to the deliciousness of creative play. All genres welcome. COURSE... [More]
$104 Limited inc GST / $94
Everyday Creativity: A Way into Writing

<p>Creativity we know, is important in every art form – the challenge for writers is how to access your creative energy and bring it to the page. This courses offers an introduction to meditative and

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Japanese Poetry: Haiku Ginko - Writing Zen

Some people wonder how to begin to write. But nobody ever wonders how to begin to walk. If you combined those two things, and let your hand move the way your legs are moving, it is easy. A haiku (a Japanese form of short poem) captures a moment in nature. It is a doorway to Zen practice – it’s a way to write what you know. A ginko is a walk in nature, during which your writing hand keeps moving just like your legs. Whatever sights, sounds and smells you experience can transform... [More]
$158 Limited inc GST / $142
Japanese Poetry: Haiku Ginko - Writing Zen

<p>Some people wonder how to begin to write. But nobody ever wonders how to begin to walk. If you combined those two things, and let your hand move the way your legs are moving, it is easy. A haiku (

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Structural (Substantive) Editing

Whereas copy editors feather dust the typescript, structural (substantive) editors refurbish it. Learn what structural editors do; discuss the nature, proportions, elements and arrangement of any publication; brainstorm ways to structure an unstructured book; identify the text and non-text elements of two similar books; reorder a group of paragraphs and the entries in a table of contents; suggest ways to structurally improve a school newsletter and a magazine article; and learn to... [More]
$119 Limited inc GST / $107
Structural (Substantive) Editing

<p>Whereas copy editors feather dust the typescript, structural (substantive) editors refurbish it. Learn what structural editors do; discuss the nature, proportions, elements and arrangement of any

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Card Making: Christmas Designs

Like to surprise and impress your family and friends with handmade cards for Christmas? These cards are each an original work of art that can convey your wishes and you can have a lot of fun creating them. Learn many techniques and a sound basis for card making. Equipment supplied by tutor on the day, cost $15 (not included in course fee). All new designs. Note: There will be short breaks for morning and afternoon tea and a break for lunch – lunch is NOT included. COURSE OUTLINE... [More]
$104 Limited inc GST / $94
Card Making: Christmas Designs

<p>Like to surprise and impress your family and friends with handmade cards for Christmas? These cards are each an original work of art that can convey your wishes and you can have a lot of fun

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How to Keep your Mind Agile

Keeping the brain active increases its vitality and strengthens its functioning. Regular mental exercises build cognitive reserves and neural connections. Students will learn about cognitive exercises and their benefits that enhance a fluid mind. A new type of puzzle called Codeword captures our imagination and promotes problem solving ability. It has a crossword-style grid with a few individual letters given as hints. Students will learn the techniques to decrypt these challenging... [More]
$104 Limited inc GST / $94
How to Keep your Mind Agile

<p>Keeping the brain active increases its vitality and strengthens its functioning. Regular mental exercises build cognitive reserves and neural connections. Students will learn about cognitive

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