Health and wellbeing

In this sweet-scented 2-hour workshop, our tutor Kate Kofoed (registered nurse & aromatherapist) will demonstrate how you can benefit from using essential oils in your everyday life. Participants will make a scented hand cream during the workshop - the perfect Christmas gift!

ICE - GET THE FACTS, DEVELOP STRATEGIES & FIND OUT WHERE TO ACESS HELP & SUPPORT

The content will cover key issues about ice, its effects on the brain and body, the relationship between drug use and mental health, strategies for dealing with the ice user and access to support and resources. To register for these FREE sessions, to be held on Monday 3 September and Monday 10 September from 6-8pm, visit www.breakthroughforfamilies.com or contact Family Drug Helpline on 1300 660 068 or Ice Advice Line on 1800 423 238.

Classes offered Thursday evenings

Please check under "Exercise and Fitness and Dancing" for further information about these classes.

Mindfulness slows the heart rate and breathing, normalises blood pressure, improves the immune system's ability to respond to stress and can lower cholesterol levels, assisting in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Learn practical, user-friendly meditative techniques for problem solving, relief of stress, discipline of the mind and heightened awareness.

These workshops are based on the research of Dr Lynne Kelly and are for those who want to learn the techniques she writes about in her book The Memory Code. Choose from Memory Palaces, which will demonstrate the mthod of storing information by linking it to the physical properties of a sequence of locations. Or Memory Boards, where participants will enjoy the hands-on opportunity to make an actual personal TOC-lukasa. To enrol for either of these Workshops, please contact The Orality Centre directly on 0404 127 038. To learn more, visit https://theoralitycentre.org/.

Victorian Energy Compare is the Victorian Government's energy price comparison website. It allows users to easily compare electricity, gas and solar offers to find the most competitive deal.

Every Victorian who uses the website between July and December 2018 will receive a $50 bill bonus!

Victorian Energy Compare is completely independent, and has every generally available electricity, gas and solar offer currently on the market.

Learn more at a FREE community information session at Avenue Neighbourhood House @ Eley on Thursday 23 August 2018 at 10am. Bookings are essential on 9808 2000.

Food Labels can be very confusing and tricky to understand. Often we don't have the time to spend trying to work out what they mean and how to use them. Knowing what nutrition information to look for can help make the best choice for your health and avoid unnecessary saturated fat, added salt, added/hidden sugars and kilojoules.

Join us on a supermarket tour with a Dietician to learn some tips that can make shopping for healthy food a whole lot easier and quicker.

Yoga is a form of exercise to tone and firm the body, enhance metabolism and overcome tension and stress. It improves flexibility and focus, stretches the body and relaxes the mind. It is good for all age groups and all abilities are welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Yoga is a form of exercise to tone and firm the body, enhance metabolism and overcome tension and stress. It improves flexibility and focus, stretches the body and relaxes the mind. It is good for all age groups and all abilities are welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Yoga is a form of exercise to tone and firm the body, enhance metabolism and overcome tension and stress. It improves flexibility and focus, stretches the body and relaxes the mind. It is good for all age groups and all abilities are welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Please check under "Exercise and Fitness and Dancing" for further information.

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