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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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Morning 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. COURSE OUTLINE A brief introduction to the history and philosophy of yoga In each session we will cover the following: Yoga postures for stretching and strengthening different parts of your body. Breathing techniques. 5 minutes deep... [More]
$150 Limited inc GST / $135
Morning 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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Procrastinating Writers - Procrastinate No More!

Are you a ‘non-practising’ writer? Has a lack of time, energy or self-belief stopped you from starting and completing your writing project? Are you trapped within a writer’s block or stuck writing/re-writing the same old chapter? But importantly, have you noticed how discipline alone will not help? Whatever your writing issue, you’re not alone; many writers (both amateur and professional) feel the same level of frustration when not able to follow through with a promise to... [More]
$138 Limited inc GST / $124
Procrastinating Writers - Procrastinate No More!

<p>Are you a ‘non-practising’ writer? Has a lack of time, energy or self-belief stopped you from starting and completing your writing project? Are you trapped within a writer’s block or stuck writing/

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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. COURSE OUTLINE A brief introduction to the history and philosophy of yoga In each session we will cover the following: Yoga postures for stretching and strengthening different parts of your body. Breathing techniques. 5 minutes deep... [More]
$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'

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Terroir and Quality in Dry Wines

Recognising terroir in a wine is one of the reasons why it can be so captivating. Terroir endows wine with a unique sense of ‘somewhereness’, characteristics which derive from the complete natural environment in which it is produced. This recognisable taste and flavour is an expression of the particular combination of vine with soil, topography and climate. So fascinating to encounter. This tasting will demonstrate that vineyard site – where the grapes are grown – can have an... [More]
$62 Limited inc GST
Terroir and Quality in Dry Wines

<p>Recognising <em>terroir</em> in a wine is one of the reasons why it can be so captivating. <em>Terroir</em> endows wine with a unique sense of ‘somewhereness’, characteristics which derive from the

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Strengthen Your Brain Qi Gong

Traditional Chinese Medicine theory states that the channels connecting the brain and head also connect to the hands and fingers. By exercising the fingers and hands, we can manipulate and improve the brain’s energy and blood circulation. It can help prevent dementia, reduce migraines, epilepsy and help recovering from stroke. COURSE OUTLINE The theory of Qi Gong. The history of Aromatic Qi Gong. Learn Qi Gong Movements. Introducing the do’s and don’ts, and reactions. Repeat the... [More]
$70 Limited inc GST / $63
Strengthen Your Brain Qi Gong

<p>Traditional Chinese Medicine theory states that the channels connecting the brain and head also connect to the hands and fingers. By exercising the fingers and hands, we can manipulate and improve

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Solving Cryptic Crosswords I

Learn how to approach cryptic crosswords – the less challenging ones first. Learn what hints the compiler is honour bound to give the solver, and what attempts to mislead are still possible. Hints, tips and secrets are revealed as the class puts in a combined effort. Anagrams will be unscrambled, synonyms sought, and red herrings demystified. Note: There will be a short break for afternoon tea. COURSE OUTLINE Getting started – what you need to know. General techniques. The typical... [More]
$76 Limited inc GST / $68
Solving Cryptic Crosswords I

<p>Learn how to approach cryptic crosswords – the less challenging ones first. Learn what hints the compiler is honour bound to give the solver, and what attempts to mislead are still possible.

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Anti-ageing Skincare: Aromatherapy, Plants & Natural Ingredients

Learn how to make your own natural skincare without artificial ingredients. Aromatherapist and herbalist, Sonia Washburn, will demonstrate a selection of aromatherapy and natural skincare products that can be used to improve dehydration, wrinkles, redness and aging complexions. Students can make their own signature aromatherapy skin oil blend to take home. [More]
$97 Limited inc GST / $87
Anti-ageing Skincare: Aromatherapy, Plants & Natural Ingredients

Learn how to make your own natural skincare without artificial ingredients. Aromatherapist and herbalist, Sonia Washburn, will demonstrate a selection of aromatherapy and natural skincare products

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Introduction To Financial Planning

Learn from an experienced financial planner how to build and structure your own financial plan. Covering goal setting, asset allocation and how to utilise it, wealth creation strategies, taxation strategies, how to maximise your superannuation, risk management (how to keep from being vulnerable), estate planning and more. Note: There will be short breaks for morning and afternoon tea and a break for lunch – lunch is NOT included. COURSE OUTLINE Goals and Objectives/Psychology of... [More]
$104 Limited GST free / $94
Introduction To Financial Planning

<p>Learn from an experienced financial planner how to build and structure your own financial plan. Covering goal setting, asset allocation and how to utilise it, wealth creation strategies, taxation

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Successful Self-publishing - What You Need To Know

It has been said that there’s a book in all of us. Some of us write manuscripts but decide to leave them well alone at the bottom of a drawer. Others amongst us persevere and work to become published and self-published authors. This course looks at the strong but capricious writing urge, the mysterious transformation of a manuscript into a book, e-book or article and the Way of the self-publisher, offering practical tips from beginning to end. If you have ever wanted to write and... [More]
$216 Limited inc GST / $194
Successful Self-publishing - What You Need To Know

<p>It has been said that there’s a book in all of us. Some of us write manuscripts but decide to leave them well alone at the bottom of a drawer. Others amongst us persevere and work to become

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