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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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Write Your Book in a Weekend

Do you have a book inside you desperate to get out? Are you an expert in your field but need a book to reach more people? Learn everything you need to know to write your book in one weekend. Write your synopsis, chapter outline, and first chapter. Learn how to approach a publisher and set up a timetable for regular weekend writing that will see you with a draft manuscript in 3-6 months. All genres, all levels of experience welcome. Note: There will be short breaks for morning and... [More]
$104 Limited inc GST / $94
Write Your Book in a Weekend

<p>Do you have a book inside you desperate to get out? Are you an expert in your field but need a book to reach more people? Learn everything you need to know to write your book in one weekend. Write

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Sleep To The Rescue® - Drug-free, Refreshing Sleep

If you experience restless sleep, wake in the early hours, can’t switch off the busy mind, resorting to sleep medication, then this workshop could change your life. Learn the SleepEasy® four-step approach and begin transforming your sleep now. Also addressed will be sleep physiology, stress and sleep, correct breathing, changing the busy mind into a ‘sleep-friendly’ mind and the practical tools to bring your sleep recovery alive. There is even a snooze included! COURSE OUTLINE What... [More]
$119 Limited inc GST / $107
Sleep To The Rescue® - Drug-free, Refreshing Sleep

<p>If you experience restless sleep, wake in the early hours, can’t switch off the busy mind, resorting to sleep medication, then this workshop could change your life. Learn the SleepEasy® four-step

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WEA Sydney provides yoga mats for this class. For your comfort, however, it is recommended you bring your own foam/soft mat. Also bring along a pillow, eye cover and a sheet/shawl covering of some sort.
$119 Limited inc GST / $107
Sleep To The Rescue® - Drug-free, Refreshing Sleep

<p>If you experience restless sleep, wake in the early hours, can’t switch off the busy mind, resorting to sleep medication, then this workshop could change your life. Learn the SleepEasy® four-step

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WEA Sydney provides yoga mats for this class. For your comfort, however, it is recommended you bring your own foam/soft mat. Also bring along a pillow, eye cover and a sheet/shawl covering of some sort.

Beat The Memory Killers

How would life be if you got more time on your hands because you know how easily to remember what you want and need? Stress and hectic lifestyle are enemies of memory. You don’t have a bad memory, you have an untrained memory. Learn how to remember a speech by heart, your exams, jokes, names and what you read. By using your capabilities more efficiently, you can change your brain and that can take place no matter what your age! Learn how to model super-performers who know how to... [More]
$119 Limited GST free / $107
Beat The Memory Killers

<p>How would life be if you got more time on your hands because you know how easily to remember what you want and need? Stress and hectic lifestyle are enemies of memory. You don’t have a bad memory,

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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. 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]
$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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Developing Your Powers of Persuasion

Some people appear to have a knack for influencing others to get them to understand their perspective. You too can learn the art of influence and persuasion. This course will explore your interaction and influencing style, some fundamental principles of influence and persuasion and some practical techniques to develop simple influencing strategies that can be applied to engage, motivate or influence others at work. COURSE OUTLINE Overview of Influencing and Persuasion – defining... [More]
$119 Limited GST free / $107
Developing Your Powers of Persuasion

<p>Some people appear to have a knack for influencing others to get them to understand their perspective. You too can learn the art of influence and persuasion. This course will explore your

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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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The Perils of Proofreading: An Introduction to Proofreading

Working with a range of real-life sample proofs, you learn the basics of proofreading, how to apply the standard proofreading marks and how to prevent worst-case scenarios from occurring. You discuss the stages of book production, the terms used in publishing, the proofreader’s responsibilities, the differences between copy editing and proofreading, the parts of a double-age spread, printers' type gauges, and a case study. Please bring a red, blue and green pen; a ruler; a bottle... [More]
$119 Limited inc GST / $107
The Perils of Proofreading: An Introduction to Proofreading

<p>Working with a range of real-life sample proofs, you learn the basics of proofreading, how to apply the standard proofreading marks and how to prevent worst-case scenarios from occurring. You

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Meditation for a Peaceful Mind

Since ancient times meditation has been a natural way to promote health, peace of mind and intuitive insight. Only recently has it become acknowledged by academic and health authorities and is recommended for overcoming difficulties related to anxiety and stress. Enjoy deep relaxation, inner peace, clarity of mind and joyful vital energy. Introduction to four major methods of meditation in the Zen, Vedanta, Vipasana and Sufi traditions. Note: There will be short breaks for morning... [More]
$119 Limited inc GST / $107
Meditation for a Peaceful Mind

Since ancient times meditation has been a natural way to promote health, peace of mind and intuitive insight. Only recently has it become acknowledged by academic and health authorities and is

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Exploring the Divine Feminine - A Day with Green Tara

Using craft, collage, writing, visualisation and meditation we spend the day getting to know Green Tara, a female Buddist deity — her place in the spiritual pantheon, her history, her stories, her relevance to modern life and how we can access her wisdom in the everyday. COURSE OUTLINE * Introduction to Green Tara — historical background. Mantra and meditation, how to work with Green Tara in a simplified way. Life maps – using the wisdom of Green Tara to help with past, present and... [More]
$104 Limited inc GST / $94
Exploring the Divine Feminine - A Day with Green Tara

<p>Using craft, collage, writing, visualisation and meditation we spend the day getting to know Green Tara, a female Buddist deity — her place in the spiritual pantheon, her history, her stories, her

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