June 3


WHAT:  The Wellness Show

DATE:  Wed 10 - Thursday 11 June

MORE: The Wellness Show is a unique showcase of the innovation, opportunities and technology that are transforming health and wellbeing. Held at Sydney's iconic Luna Park, the expo will be co-located with the world's leading conference on human happiness and wellbeing. Combined with an extensive visitor promotion campaign, The Wellness Show will be visited by thousands of well qualified professionals.

Technology and innovation are providing a raft of new products and services that tap into consumer demand for health and happiness. What new products and services are developing that enhance physical fitness, health, nutrition, mental health and financial security? How is the 'quantified self' driving the growth of devices and applications to measure our health and wellbeing?


WHAT:  Seedball Workshop

DATE:  Saturday 13 June

MORE: In this workshop we’re making seedballs – an excellent technique to get things growing, where nothing else will.

You’ll learn to make ’em, and take home a pack to sprout at your place.

We’ll also be distributing the first free batch of seedlings we’ve raised (on our fabulous seed raising mix), to whoever wants to take them home and grow some veg on their windowsills, in pots, or a veggie patch.

If you’re coming, please RSVP here – it helps us gather the right amounts of everything for the day. Or you could just show up, that’s ok too.



WHAT:  Alexander Technique and Mat Pilates by the Yarra, for the Yarra Foundation

DATE:  Sunday 21 June

MORE: Help raise funds for disadvantaged children's education

Celebrate Winter Solstice by renewing your commitment to your health

Sunday June 21 (Winter Solstice) from 10 to 3
Revitalize your whole self with Alexander Technique and Pilates 
Learn simple exercises to help you reduce patterns of pain and gain more strength and flexibility
Learn to improve body awareness and reduce stress and anxiety
Find out how easy it can be to remain committed to your fitness and wellbeing goals

Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes you can move in.
This 5 hour workshop introduces you to the combined practice of Alexander Technique and Pilates in order to give you practical tools for reducing tension and undoing patterns of chronic pain. You will experience practical work that addresses your movement needs so that you can improve your energy levels, strength, flexibility, mobility and vitality Class will be held at Utaki indoor studio space, and depending on weather we will finish with a walking meditation next to the Yarra trail. Limited spaces, book early! Price includes afternoon tea at Thyme by the Yarra cafe.
Where: Located at Utaki clinic in the beautiful Warrandyte, just behind the Yarra.
Cost: $79 early bird (book by June 10) $120 after June 10
Proceeds are donated to the Yarra Foundation which is a registered NGO.


WHAT: The School of Radiant with Claire Baker

DATE:  Sunday 14 June

MORE: A full day workshop devoted to self care and self expression. A safe, playful space for you to get wild, well and creative.

Infusing self care practices with clarity-creating exercises and soul-stirring yoga, dance and art, The School of Radiant is a total immersion in YOU and your unique intentions, gifts and desires. 

To be radiant is to capture the true essence of who you are and to unshakeably beam that out into the world. But in order to do this divine, creative work – to follow our true calling – we’ve gotta be well.

And whether you’re feeling uninspired in your creative practice or just looking to reignite this vital side of your personality – often all we need is space to explore and experiment.

Let me provide that space for you.

Let’s explore and embrace this relationship between self care and self expression, together. 



WHAT:  Body Local Social

DATE:  Thursday 18 June

MORE:  Come celebrate our Brooklyn community as we take over the gorgeous new Bikram Yoga studio in the heart of Lefferts Gardens and Compound CoWorking right next door.


  • a dozen plus emerging brands exhibiting their products and services
  • complimentary beverages and delicious organic bites
  • goody bags with treats from our sponsors
  • our mega-Wellness Pavilion, featuring AJ Block’s Sound Healing, massage therapy by Camilo Brooks, Acupuncture from Mountain and more!
  • Live DJ Set by Srikala
  • experiencing your community of wellness and fitness superstars all under one roof

For anyone who works in fitness, wellness, or nutrition, or is passionate about healthy living, this event is not to be missed!


WHAT:  Match My Spirit Free Vegetarian Cooking Class & Salsa Dancing

DATE:  Friday 19 June


  • Connect, Network & Make New Friends (It’s Therapeutic!!)
  • Recharge & Revitalize
  • Jumpstart Your Senses
  • Optimize Your Health
  • Magnify Your Image & Relationships
  • Shop Organic & Natural Products
  • Build Your Business & Increase Your Clientele

 Come share in our Amazing Holistic Company. Feel loved and pampered after a  long week in our crazy city :-)



WHAT:  Dirt & Dinner with Kiss The Ground

DATE:  Friday 5 June

MORE:  Dirt and Dinner is a series of events where hands on gardening education or informative talks about our food system are combined with dinner and concerts.  Dirt and Dinner is produced by the nonprofit Kiss the Ground, dedicated to inspiring global participation in the restoration of soil.  

Join Kiss The Ground at their garden location in Venice for a night of food, music and commentary by Ryland Engelhart, Owner/Manager of Café Gratitude and founder of Kiss the Ground http://www.kisstheground.co. Musical entertainment for the evening will be provided by electro-acoustic musician, Kristin Center. http://www.kristincenter.com   As Kristin is at the keys, Chef Natalie Hsu will be presenting an amazing organic and vegetarian dinner. Come settle in for the night with Kiss The Ground, meet some new people and leave inspired.  All proceeds benefit Kiss the Ground's work in the community.  


Burrata  Blackberry Chai Reduction, Basil, Stonefruit, Fig

Socca Crepe, Herb Puree, Salad, Pickled Shallots, Mushrooms

Toast  Tahini, Tomato, Collards

Portobello  Buffalo Cauliflower, Cotija, Guacamole, Pickled Shallots 

Pesto   Potatoes, Asparagus, Broccoli

Kale   Quinoa, Lentils, Dried Cherries, Pecans, Strawberries, Spring Mix

Passion Fruit  Dessert, Chia, Coconut Milk, Honey 

Tickets are offered on a sliding scale so that more of our community may participate.  $50-100 suggested donation All proceeds benefit Kiss the Ground's garden mentorship program.


WHAT:  Mind Body Green Presents 100 Women to Watch in Wellness w/ Amanda Bacon

DATE:  Sunday 7 June

MORE: Meet Amanda Chantal Bacon – founder of Moon Juice and one of mindbodygreen + Athleta’s #WomeninWellness – and hear about her favorite juice recipes, how she stocks her kitchen and more.

1:30-2:00PM: Talk by Amanda Chantal Bacon, "Healthy Fats: Get Out of Fat-Free Consciousness" 
2:00-3:00PM:  Sample Moon Juice beverages and snacks, sip prosecco and shop the latest looks from Athleta.

PLUS, spend $150 and receive a FREE mindbodygreen tote filled with products and services from mindbodygreen + Athleta’s Women to Watch in Wellness, including Amanda Chantal Bacon, Courtney Nichols Gould, Dana Claudat and more.

Can’t make it? Join us on Saturday, June 13 at Athleta Santa Monica. RSVP here.



WHAT:  Organic Vegetarian Night

When: Friday 12 June

MORE:  Join us for our vegetarian night and enjoy our menu that celebrates the freshest seasonal and organic produce.

7.30pm Arrival
3 course dinner
Complimentary Bread & Batter
£28.00 per person


WHAT:  Soil, Compost & Wormeries : Learn & Build

DATE:  Saturday 15 August


 Get the most of your space fertility with this session focused on soil, composting and wormeries. First we will go through how soil life works, then we'll go through how to get a good compost heap and starting a wormery, before going out to building a simple compost bin, and look at how to get your wormery in top shape.

Trainer: Paul Richens

Price: £60 non-members/£30 members