Body Voice Centre

FOOTSCRAY COMMUNITY CHOIR T2 2018: 11 Monday evenings 7-9pm from 16 April to 25 June in the large studio. With Chris Nankervis on piano and John Howard.
New singers welcome. In T2 we will be working toward an exciting workshop/fundraising concert collaboration with the Asylum Seekers Resource Centre’s music group, ‘Musical Journeys’ to be held in June thanks to a grant from Maribyrnong City Council. There will be a series of two or three Saturday afternoon gatherings with ‘musical journeys’ where the two groups can meet, get to know each other a bit and teach each other some songs.
Book
here on Trybooking for the 11 sessions, $150/90 or pay $20/$15 cash on the night.
See the
choir’s website.

NEW

NIA DANCE MOVEMENT PRACTICE with Sarah Marie. Thursdays 6.30 to 7.30pm and Saturdays 10 to 11am. Intro 3 for $30. 10 class passes available.
Combining dance, martial arts and mindfulness, Nia tones your body while transforming your mind. More than just a workout, Nia is a holistic fitness practice addressing each aspect of your life - body, mind and soul.
www.niaaustralia.com.au sarahmarienia@gmail.com

SACRED SOUNDS presented by Inner Chi Balance, Saturday 23 June, 2.30 to 3.30pm. Experience the beautiful sound, vibration and journey with amazing Tibetan and crystal Singing Bowls and Gongs, chanting and sacred mantras. $30 per person. Limited spaces. Book online here. Contact Gina on 0407 222 494.
www.innerchibalance.com.au email: info@innerchibalance.com.au

ONGOING

SUN YOGA with Claire Heywood.
General Hatha yoga classes for adults taught by experienced teacher (20+ years). They are gentle and slow paced, developing a deep meditative focus that nourishes your body, heart & mind. You will strengthen & stretch, relax & focus, slow down & breathe...
Casual attendance welcome. First class FREE :-). Join anytime.
Tuesdays 6.30 to 8pm. Term 2 starts 17 July. See
Claire’s website for more details or call her on 0448 074 204.

GREAT WESTERN YOGA with Fiona Garlick
You don’t need to be fit, flexible or female to take our classes. Our classes are suitable for beginners and can be modified for more experience yoga practitioners. The 60 minute sessions include a series of postures (asanas), breathwork (pranayamas) and relaxation (savasana) and will improve your mental and physical health.
$15 casual, $110 for a 10-week term (unlimited classes), $95 early bird.
Sunday 8.30am, Tuesday 6.30am, Wednesday 5.30pm. See
Fiona’s website for bookings.

A YOGA SEED with Tess Healy on Sundays 6pm to 7.15pm.
Restorative and slow flow yoga classes for beginners and beyond. By learning how to attune to our breath, quiet our mind and rest our body deeply, we can begin to move more mindfully and gracefully through life; both on and off the mat.
$15 casual. $12 concession/senior.
Contact Tess on 0488 774 088 or see her
website for more information

SATURDAY MORNING YOGA with Lisa Sommerlad, 8:30 to 9:45am
Suitable for beginners and intermediate 15yrs+. A traditional yoga practice with an emphasis on self care. Strengthening, revitalising and relaxing.
$15/class or $50/4 class pass.
Lisa 0431 590 109
www.binducreativedanceandyoga.com.au

BINDU CREATIVE DANCE AND YOGA with Lisa Sommerlad
Expressive and imaginative creative dance and yoga for all boys and girls- Parent/child (18mth-2yrs), Preschooler (3-5 yrs), Preppie/Grade 1 & Primary/Grade 2+. Creative Dance and Yoga provides opportunities for children’s confidence and self-awareness to expand through the joy of  individual creativity.
Creative dance is joyful, strengthening the mind, spirit and physical body. Each class is a balance of dynamic movement, stillness, relaxation & play. Self-expression & transformation are intrinsic. Creative Dance has its foundations in yoga. A culturally diverse & rich variation in music genres & styles inspires our artistic response & imagination. Friendly, non-competitive and non-gender specific. Gentle guidance from Lisa in the ways of physically moving & dancing are explored, by inspiring our imaginations with a different theme each class. Innovative room set-ups, evocative music & engaging props make for an exciting & fresh creative experience every time!
See Lisa’s
website for more details. 0431 590 109

CATOW - CREATIVE ARTS THERAPISTS OUT WEST
This is a peer support group open to all new and experienced creative arts therapists and students. The group runs at 7-8.30pm on the last Sunday of each month at the Body Voice Centre 50 Wolverhampton Street, Footscray. You are welcome to attend all or any sessions. Please RSVP Michelle 0409 510 244 or email michellesfox@icloud.com. First session for 2018 on 25 February. Join
CATOW on Facebook.

ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE lessons with Shona Innes available on Wednesdays in the small studio. Contact Shona on 0421 285 338 or shona.alextech@gmail.com. More on Shona’s website.

BLAKE MUSIC SCHOOL: Professional tuition in guitar, bass, singing, keyboards, violin, drums harmonica, sax, clarinet and even yodelling. You can contact individual teachers directly to arrange lessons. For singing or beginners piano contact Belinda Foster belindasofra@gmail.com or 0418 502 095, for saxophone or harmonica contact Max Tinkle jazz@ozonline.com.au or 0418 587 687, for guitar, ukulele, bass, drums, theory and composition contact Jake Donohue jake.d.donohue@gmail.com or 0411 384 112, for piano contact Frank Zhang frankzhangxh@hotmail.com or 0467 093 902.

EDV SUPPORT GROUP
EDV support groups give people affected by an eating disorder the opportunity to come together with others facing similar issues. Recovery support groups are for people 18 years and older, with any type of eating disorder who have taken the first steps to recovery and want to meet others with a similar experience. Meets on the first Tuesday of the month 7pm to 8.30pm from February to December. See
EDV website for details.

 

STUDIOS
The Body Voice Centre has two studios, a music room, and associated facilities - kitchen and toilets - which are available for hire. See here for details.

GETTING HERE
The Body Voice Centre is at 50 Wolverhampton Street, Footscray. It is close to bus routes 216, 219 and 220 that run along Queen Street in the city. It is a 10 minute walk from th Middle Footscray and West Footscray train stations, and about 15 minutes from the central Footscray station.
Parking is 2-hour in Wolverhampton Street. There is some all-day parking in Creswick Street, one street to the west.


Site last updated 12 June 2018

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