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#AliveWithCreativity: Creative workshops

Creative and skills development workshops, delivered every Wednesday.

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Duration: 20 minutes

Release tension and connect with your expressive body in this 20 minute dance class with local dancer and choreographer Gulsen Ozer. 

Find strength and spaciousness in your body as Gulsen takes you through a couple of short exercises that take inspiration from flowing silk thread and tall trees. 

This class is gentile and relaxing. It is designed to be accessible to people without any prior dance class experience and is suitable for seated dancing and seniors as well as younger people. 

This workshop is part of Cardinia Shire Council's #AliveWithCreativity digital arts and culture program.

Duration: 17 minutes

If you are looking for a fun creativity workshop that embraces diversity, you need to join in online with Jose Mesquita for interactive Hand Drumming.

This activity will be delivered in a three part series workshops for beginners so no need of any drumming experience to join in.  

If you missed workshop one or two, never fear! Simply scroll down this page for the first and second videos and catch up at any time. 

This third and last part of the workshop series will be playing along  to Samba Reggae sounds.  

Don’t worry if you don’t have a drum at home, a bucket, a table top or any flat surface will work. 

Please note: This video complies with the Victorian Government coronavirus restrictions that were in place at the time of filming. 
Duration: 17 minutes

If you are looking for a fun creative workshop that embraces diversity, you've come to the right place! Welcome to Interactive Hand Drumming with Jose Mesquita.

In this second workshop, you will be working on a rhythm called Samba Reggae, originally derived as a blend of Brazilian samba and Jamaican reggae.

If you missed workshop one, an introduction to hand drumming, never fear! Simply scroll down this page for the first video and catch up at any time. 

This three part workshop is ideal for beginners, you don't need any drumming experience to join in. Don’t worry if you don’t have a drum at home, a bucket, a table top or any flat surface will work.

In the next workshop, you will play along to Samba Reggae sounds. 

Interactive Hand Drumming with Jose Mesquita is part of Cardinia Shire Council's #AliveWithCreativity digital arts and culture program.

Please note: This video complies with the Victorian Government coronavirus restrictions that were in place at the time of filming.   

Duration: 17 minutes

If you are looking for a fun creative workshop that embraces diversity, you've come to the right place! Welcome to Interactive Hand Drumming with Jose Mesquita.

This workshop will be delivered over three weeks and is ideal for beginners, you don't need any drumming experience to join in. This first session is an introduction to hand drumming. 

Session two will see you working on a rhythm called Samba Reggae and in your last session, you will play along to Samba Reggae sounds. 

Don’t worry if you don’t have a drum at home, a bucket, a table top or any flat surface will work.

Interactive Hand Drumming with Jose Mesquita is part of Cardinia Shire Council's #AliveWithCreativity digital arts and culture program.

Please note: This video complies with the Victorian Government coronavirus restrictions that were in place at the time of filming.   
Duration: 20 minutes

Have fun, release tension, connect with your expressive body and shake your groove thing in this 20min dance class with local dancer and choreographer Gulsen Ozer.

This class is gentile and relaxing. It is designed to be accessible to people without any prior dance class experience and is suitable for seated dancing and seniors as well as younger people. 

Please note: This video complies with the Victorian Government coronavirus restrictions that were in place at the time of filming.   

 

Duration: 60 minutes

In this one-hour workshop, Jenni will show you how to create beautiful tea stained paper using small flat leaves, tea and food colouring.

To follow along at home, download the Wet on Wet Workshop information sheet.

Please note: This video complies with the Victorian Government coronavirus restrictions that were in place at the time of filming.