Workshops and classes

Meditation by the Sea

Sahaja yoga defines meditation as a state where you are both completely conscious and completely without thought. Join us on South Beach, down the track between the dunes, just west of the South Beach Cafe (look for the green sign).In this natural and inviting setting, you'll participate in guided meditation and a few gentle stretches. Classes are ideal for beginners and experienced meditators alike. These summer classes are run by the same team who hold Sahaja Yoga Meditation classes on Thursday nights at the East Fremantle Tricolore Community Centre.    

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Understanding Drip Irrigation | A Hands On Workshop

Learn how to set up waterwise drip irrigation in your own backyard with expert irrigator David Jenkins. Set in the growing grounds of the White Gum Valley Community Orchard, the workshop will give you hands on experience with setting up drip irrigation as you help with a section of the Orchard's existing retic. Come join us for a pleasant morning in the orchard as we learn a new skill, share some morning tea and enjoy being together in nature. Please bring a hat, closed toe shoes, sunscreen,  shovel, gloves and a wheelbarrow if in walking distance. See you there!

Therapeutic Restorative Yoga 3 week course

Therapeutic yoga combines restorative poses that are soothing and supporting, offering the chance to be still and quiet, leaving us rested, nourished and nurtured. When we relax, we have the opportunity to go deeper without tension or strain , the immune and digestive systems improve, nervous system is calmed, the body and energy channels can open up so that the whole body can receive more goodness and full energy. It is also a wonderful time for emotional healing.Busy lives can become hectic and we can find ourselves spending most of our time rushing and doing, rather than stilling and resting.Movements…

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Yoga at Leighton

Boost your wellbeing and self-care by the sea!  Join us at one of our favourite WA beaches, Leighton Beach, as we celebrate the start of summer and our incredible coastline with a beautiful yoga series during February, completely FREE!  Get a taste of the Leighton lifestyle while spending time relaxing and celebrating YOU.  The class will be conducted by the incredible Ava Irani from Spanda School, who will be taking you through a sequence that is suitable for yogis of all levels (including beginners). It includes a harmonising of energies to allow you to experience all the balance, gratitude and joy to take you into the rest of your week.  THE DETAILS:  Bring the yoga essentials - a yoga mat, water bottle, towel and positive attitude  Head to the grass area at Leighton Beach prior to the 5.30pm start time to get your name ticked off  Once your name has been ticked you will begin your warm up, tune into you and begin your session.  We can’t wait to share this slice of paradise with you. See you then for stretching, serenity and sunsets!

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AcroYoga: try it for 3 weeks

Missed out on  the first session of Acroyoga last week?  You can still join for 3 weeks!We will be working on the foundational and technical aspect of acroyoga involving transitions. Students progress at their own level and partners can be changed around to enhance skills and also get to know everyone in the group. The course is available for beginners and/or experienced. No prior knowledge is necessary.AcroYoga combines acrobatic concepts with a yogic consciousness. It involves yoga, partner yoga, partner acrobatics, thai yoga massage and therapeutic postures. It is a social and consciousness awakening activity, and can push one’s physical…

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Explore Yoga Course

One class a week for six consecutive weeks. You may have heard of a variety of Yoga styles and wondered, what is best for me?  Now that you’ve completed Begin Yoga, it’s time to explore and experience some different styles of Yoga, such as Hatha, Yin and Flow, to widen your exposure to what is available.  Each week will explore a different style of Yoga, suitable for those new to the practice.  Each of these styles offers unique benefits, this course will leave you well equiped to develop your personal practice and help you to determine what style will suit your…

Hatha Flow

Hatha Flow- More dynamic, power postures, building the yang energy of concentration, strength, determination, willpower, activity. Every Hatha class is tailored to suit the needs of the group. On a physical level, the muscles, joints, and organs are targeted. Ava uses traditional yoga asanas, to heal, strengthen and energise the body in a truly magical way. However the class goes far beyond the physical body, incorporating the original and powerful intentions of the yoga practice. A meditation with movement, the chakras are discussed and energized, as well as a connection to the witness consciousness, or the ‘seer’ is addressed. Ava draws…

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Ripple Retreats

Ripple Retreats are held over one day in a beautiful, serene venue in East Fremantle. Retreat activities include: Yoga Asana  Meditation  Whole food lunch, morning and afternoon tea and fresh juices breathing workshops Free time to relax and 'Just Be' Our goal is to help nourish your body with yoga, whole foods and fresh juices and balance your mind and heart with breathing, deep relaxation practices, meditation and more! If a day spa equates to a buff & polish of your car, then the experience of a Ripple Retreat is like a 'full service & detail', helping you feel radiant inside and out. Whether you seek that elusive 'pause button' that will allow you to stop, reflect and reclaim your balance, or a nourishing day to help your inner spark burn a little brighter, we welcome you to join us for a day of growth, healing and inspiration. Love Love Love - best day ever.  Ryoka and Debbie are the most beautiful souls that guide you through a magical day of learning and relaxation in a little oasis. Namaste MF Thanks Debbie and Ryoka, we had a wonderful day and learnt so much. The relaxation classes and nutritional talk was particularly interesting to us and we have just invested a small fortune at the green grocers for our juices. Best wishes H & D  Beautiful day, beautiful surroundings, beautiful food, beautiful co -supporter/presenter/sharing coordinators and the most beautiful sleep i have had in ages Thank you Thank you. I am coming again and bringing my Mum or Sister​

2017 Larder Series with Executive Chef Scott Bridger

Discover and learn the secrets behind our favourite larder items with Scott Bridger, Executive Chef of May Street Larder and Bib & Tucker.  Take part in an exclusive small group workshop series and learn tricks of the trade to create your own delicious home larder. Each class will feature a different focus with Scott leading the group through the techniques behind some of his favourite recipes. TOMATOES | 14th March 2017 Learn how to make pasta the traditional way! Also includes ketchup, preserving and drying tomatoes and taking home your own goodies. Includes dinner, which consists of fresh pasta made…

Getting Into Shape and Goal Setting for 2017

Learn how to lose weight or maintain your optimal weight the healthy way using a diet of wholefoods, superfoods, herbs and natural medicines with Aurora Gilbert (World Body Building Fitness Model's gold medalist) and Heath Daly (Naturopathic Food as Medicine specialist and owner of The Raw Kitchen). "Calories in, calories out, is an old abandoned concept as it has failed as a theory. We now know that it is hormones that control weight balance and that eating in line with the food pyramid is leading to the obesity epidemic." Heath Daly The foods we are encouraged to eat are causing hormonal…

Finding your feet: The art of yoga and drawing

Finding your feet is a one day workshop to establish intentions, free the hand and set the course for a journey of creative exploration. Working with simple drawing techniques, yoga postures and guided visual meditation, participants will experience intuitive creative flow to enhance a fresh and inspiring outlook. Join Madeline on this special day of creative expression through yoga, art and meditation. Schedule: 10.00 – 10.30 Opening song and meditation 10.30 – 12.30 Yoga Asana for grounding feet 12.30 – 13.00 Light vegan lunch provided 13.00 – 15.00 Drawing the feet 15.00 – 16.00 Restorative visualisation Investment: $125 per person early…

Bathers Beach Art Precinct

The Bathers Beach Art Precinct is part of the conservation and activation work around the historic Arthur Head area of Fremantle, Western Australia. The area is of historical significance for indigenous Australians and European settlement of Western Australia. The precinct is home to more than 20 established and highly respected sculptors, painters, photographers, Indigenous artists, a ceramic artist and designers, one of which is the famous sculptor Greg James who created the sculpture of the fisherman at Fishing Boat Harbour. Other artists include Joanna Robertson, Jenny Dawson, Peter Zuvela, Ann Land, Carol Hazel, Caroline Thompson and Tessa Joy. Studios Kidogo…


Workshops and classes

If you’re looking for creative or active things to do in Fremantle then taking part in a workshop or class is the perfect activity. Our listings include free yoga classes and raw food workshops to night classes at the Fremantle Arts Centre. Discover something new and fun to do in Fremantle.