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Spanish for Travellers Intensive (A1)

This course is for complete beginners or people with a very limited knowledge of the Spanish language. It will give you simple phrases and strategies to help you understand what you need to know for travelling in Spain or South America. Travel, social and cultural tips will also be included. Tutor supplied material. COURSE OUTLINE Introducing yourself Numbers & Alphabet Giving personal data Booking a hotel How to get a room Asking prices At the café and at the restaurant How to... [More]
$220 Limited GST free / $198
Spanish for Travellers Intensive (A1)

<p>This course is for complete beginners or people with a very limited knowledge of the Spanish language. It will give you simple phrases and strategies to help you understand what you need to know

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Mind, Body, Yoga! - Meditation for Beginners

Access clarity of mind, physical balance and open to the possibility of personal transformation. This 6 week course will include postures (asana) led by your breath, breathing practices (pranayama), sound meditation, mindfulness and other techniques designed to nurture mental steadiness and peace of mind. SUGGESTED READING The Heart of Yoga, T.K.V Desikachar How to Tread the Path of Superconscious Meditation, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oNHIWbziSs COURSE OUTLINE Each week we... [More]
$108 Limited inc GST / $97
Mind, Body, Yoga! - Meditation for Beginners

Access clarity of mind, physical balance and open to the possibility of personal transformation. This 6 week course will include postures (asana) led by your breath, breathing practices (pranayama),

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The Art of Italy's Glorious Middle Ages

Tradition has long held that Italian art emerged out of the “Dark Ages” in the 13th century, into a magnificent cultural flowering that was later styled a Renaissance. This course explores the origins of medieval Italian sculpture, painting and the minor arts. From early Pisan and Roman experiments with proportion and realism, to Giotto’s triumph in Tuscany and the difficulties it posed for ensuing generations in Siena and Florence, we move to an exploration of the diverging... [More]
$189 Limited inc GST / $170
The Art of Italy's Glorious Middle Ages

<p>Tradition has long held that Italian art emerged out of the “Dark Ages” in the 13th century, into a magnificent cultural flowering that was later styled a Renaissance. This course explores the

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Decadence & Aesthetics: Pre-Raphaelite Poetry

What were those Victorians up to? Explore the poetry of the mid to late Victorian age, and in particular the highly aesthetic and dangerously decadent poetry from the Pre-Raphaelites. This was a secret league who pledged themselves against old brown paintings and poetry! Come and taste some of these luscious fruits in the poetry of Rossetti, Meredith, Morris, Swinburne, Siddall, Burne-Jones and more. Were these poets, painters, illustrators and designers forward thinking or... [More]
$189 Limited inc GST / $170
Decadence & Aesthetics: Pre-Raphaelite Poetry

<p>What were those Victorians up to? Explore the poetry of the mid to late Victorian age, and in particular the highly aesthetic and dangerously decadent poetry from the Pre-Raphaelites. This was a

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Transforming the Monarchy: Tudors and Stuarts

The 229 years between the day Henry Tudor plucked the crown from the dead body of the defeated Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 and the day Queen Anne died in 1714 were among the most dynamic and significant in English history. They changed the nature of the monarchy: from absolute rule to an institution dependent on the will of the people, an institution which could survive unpopular monarchs and constitutional crises. This history intensive focuses on the power struggles... [More]
$219 Limited inc GST / $197
Transforming the Monarchy: Tudors and Stuarts

<p>The 229 years between the day Henry Tudor plucked the crown from the dead body of the defeated Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 and the day Queen Anne died in 1714 were among the most dynamic

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Indoor/Outdoor Sculpture for Beginners using Paverpol™

In this fun hands-on workshop we will create sculptures using almost entirely recyclable materials and natural fabrics & fibres. We’ll start with the basics to learn technique and form. After that, what you can create is limited only by your imagination! Once fully cured, your environmentally-friendly sculpture is waterproof and garden-ready! Paverpol is a non-toxic water-based fabric hardener and carries an Art and Creative Materials Institute (ACMI) Approved Product (AP) seal.... [More]
$252 Limited inc GST / $227
Indoor/Outdoor Sculpture for Beginners using Paverpol™

In this fun hands-on workshop we will create sculptures using almost entirely recyclable materials and natural fabrics & fibres. We’ll start with the basics to learn technique and form. After that,

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Introduction to Celtic Languages

Celtic languages were once spoken throughout large areas of Western Europe, but have been in retreat for many centuries. Where did they come from? How are they different from other European languages? Do they still have a future? We look at their history, and examine each of the six surviving Celtic languages. SUGGESTED READING Williams, J.E.Caerwyn (translated by Patrick Ford), The Irish Literary Tradition, University of Wales Press, Caerdydd, 1992 James, S., The Atlantic Celts,... [More]
$149 Limited inc GST / $134
Introduction to Celtic Languages

<p>Celtic languages were once spoken throughout large areas of Western Europe, but have been in retreat for many centuries. Where did they come from? How are they different from other European

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A Clash of Religions - The Role of Religion in the Middle East Conflict

Since ancient times the struggle for dominance between the three major religions, Judaism, Islam and Christianity for control of not just the Holy Lands, but also the hearts and minds of people from Algeria to Jerusalem to Iran has led to violence and the intervention of people from other parts of the world. But it is not just about religion. Evaluate how important the role of religion is in the context of the total conflict. COURSE OUTLINE The role of religion in ancient, medieval... [More]
$96 Limited inc GST / $86
A Clash of Religions - The Role of Religion in the Middle East Conflict

<p>Since ancient times the struggle for dominance between the three major religions, Judaism, Islam and Christianity for control of not just the Holy Lands, but also the hearts and minds of people

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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]
$107 Limited inc GST / $96
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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Discovering New Zealand's Food and Wine Regions

Contrary to popular belief, New Zealand producers more than just the Sauvignon blanc varietal. Come along as we explore some of the well known and boutique producers of some of the New World’s finest Pinot Noirs, the aromatic Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris, Rieslings and Sparkling wines from the Hawkes Bay, Marlborough and Central Otago regions. Plus we’ll match these with some highly recommended restaurants and foodie experiences. [More]
$72 Limited inc GST / $65
Discovering New Zealand's Food and Wine Regions

Contrary to popular belief, New Zealand producers more than just the Sauvignon blanc varietal. Come along as we explore some of the well known and boutique producers of some of the New World’s finest

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