Workshops 2019

New 2019 Term 3 workshops are now on.
Workshops are usually $7 or $5 with membership each class.
 Please scroll for complete list & how to register/book.

NWC Workshops Term3 2019
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   Art & Craft Workshops

TUESDAYS unless specified


30th July, Tues




Wet and Dry Mixed Media Maree Cathcart
Come and explore how to get creative using wet and dry mixed media. All range of abilities are welcomed here. Surprise yourself with some fun self-expression! Please bring an extra $2 for materials.

31st July- 4th Sept, Weds

Starts 1.00 or 1.30pm -2.30pm

Ukulele - 6 week course with Gretchen Howard.
Ukulele with Gretchen starts 1-1:30pm – early start for basic chords and strums, 1:30-2:30pm - open class for new and returning students who understand the basics and are ready to expand their skills. Any questions contact Gretchen via email:

6th August, Tues


Intuitive Painting Marianne Vetterli
Learn about how you can confidently and joyfully create a painting without having any previous knowledge. We will learn about mediums & the different effects that colours, different shapes & words have on the mind. All women welcome. Please bring $2 for materials.

13th Aug, Tues

10.30am - 12.30pm


Circle Weaving – Karuna Peralta
In this gorgeous workshop you
get to make a colourful little earring/trinket ‘bowl’ with colourful yarns. Or turn it into a brooch or accessory. It’s all about the weaving! Very relaxing and just a little bit addictive. Please bring $2 for materials. (Wooden circles available to buy from tutor for $10, to take home after the session).

20th August, Tues

10am - 12pm


Floral Crown Making - Annie Riley from The Reed Smith

Make your own gorgeous Floral Crown, and take it home with you. Bring your own flowers and greenery that you've foraged, some will be provided too. Please bring along $2 for crown materials.

27th August &
rd Sept, Tues

12.30 - 2.30pm


Painting with Acrylics (over 2 afternoons) - Maree Cathcart

Session 1: A fun introduction to painting with acrylics and playing around with paint. Create an abstract piece and get creative. Session 2: Create an art piece of a still life or fruit study, using acrylic paints. Prepare to have lots of fun activation your creative side. All ability levels welcomed.


Discovery Workshops

THURSDAYS unless specified

25th July- 29th Aug, Thursdays

$5 koha each session

Young Mum’s Support Group – Helen Williams
This is a group where new Mum’s can get together, share experiences and encourage / support each other over 6 weeks. It is a chance to learn new skills to help you cope with difficult times, build confidence and celebrate these special first years. Each week we’ll have a new topic to explore. Morning tea provided. All welcome.

31th July-28th Aug, Weds
10am -11.30pm

Making Friends with Money – Patricia Greenhough
Patricia will use NLP and the havening techniques, to address all aspects of money so that you can heal your past and get comfortable with your financial decision making. (5 sessions – this course is $25 for NWC members).

8th Aug, Thurs


Introduction to Reflexology – Liz van Beek (World Reflexology Foundation Workshop). Discover techniques to reduce anxiety & stress without using tools or medications. Direct pressure from your own hands on specific reflex points on your feet, hands and ears, stimulate the nervous system to rebalance hormones, nervous and circulatory systems. All women welcome!

15th August, Thurs


Meditation with Sound: from sound into silence – Marianne Vetterli

In this meditation session, learn how to become present to our ‘self’ with the help of the pure sound of Crystal & Tibetan singing bowls.

Being with this healing sound will help to quieten the mind becoming still, cultivate a sense of peace, increasing feelings of wellness & calm.

22nd Aug, Thurs

Bring $2 for ingredients

Let’s Get Babylicious - Charley Chop Chop
Come along to our friendly kitchen table session and learn how to create Charley’s FAMOUS Blueberry Banana Ice-blocks (perfect for a teether), baby puree & quality snacks, perfect for bubba’s 6-12 mths. Easy / Healthy / Delicious. Plus Charley’s energy is contagious! All Mum’s and Bubs welcome.

5th Sept, Thurs
10.30am – 12.30pm

Assertiveness Skills - Anne Bate
Need to find your voice with the bullies in your life? Want to know how to negotiate or push-back?

Learn new ways to get back a balance of power. Get some practical tips in a safe and uplifting setting, with Anne.

12th Sept, Thurs
10am -12pm

Bring $2 for ingredients

Healthy Sweet Treats – with Charley Chop Chop

Charley Chop Chop returns to our kitchen table, to show you her amazing sweet treat recipes! Healthy and treaty does exist! Easy delicious recipes that will support your health!

19th Sept, Thurs
12.30 -2.30pm



Building Confidence & Self-esteem - Anne Bate

Do you lack the confidence to do what you really want? Learn to embrace your strengths, find ways to build your confidence and empower yourself. This one off session is a great boost!


Workshop & Course registration is via phone (546 7986),
email:;  or drop in (at 44 Trafalgar Street).

To confirm your space you will need to pay in advance either by either paying cash at the Centre or via Internet banking. 


Internet Banking:

Name: Nelson Women's Support Inc

Account number:  031355 0736361 00

REFERENCE: Your Initials and Last Name and "WORKSHOP" 


Please email the Coordinator to let us know you made a payment