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Your Chance to Understand Chinese Values Through Modern History of China

A new course on Understanding Chinese Values Through Modern History of China commences on 12 May 2022.  Zoom classes are held weekly on Thursdays from 11.30am to 12.30pm. This is a short 7-week course, with the intention of giving you some understanding of the trait of Chineseness as a whole. Topic by topic, you are […]

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Zumba on Zoom

Zumba and dance teacher Panja Murugiah runs an online Zumba class every Thursday 11am-12pm and it is now open to U3A Highvale members. The health benefits of Zumba and dancing include: Improved condition of your heart and lungs. Increased muscular strength, endurance and motor fitness. Improved  muscle tone and strength. Increased aerobic fitness. Better coordination […]

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Karaoke Anyone?

Come and have some fun, singing your favourite songs solo or with other members. There is a choice of songs in many languages streamed directly from YouTube. Singing karaoke helps the brain to access its short-term memory and improves our cognitive functions. It is an entertaining activity that contributes to health, social benefits, stress relief, the improvement of breathing and […]

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Status of Classes

2022 Term 1 Class Status The new timetable for 2022 is available online. The Line Dancing (Upper Beginners) and Line Dancing (Improver) classes are now held in larger premises with increased capacity. A new Karaoke class commenced on 4 February — enrolment is now open. Another new class starts on 12 May. It is a […]

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COVIDSafe Plan

Community services organisations have a role to play in helping to minimise the transmission of the COVID-19 virus. It is mandatory for services with on-site operations to have a COVIDSafe Plan. U3A Highvale has developed a COVIDSafe Plan in compliance with Victoria State Government directives. All U3A members should refer to the Plan for recommended […]

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Mandatory Vaccinations

In living with COVID-19, the focus now is on mandatory vaccinations. In this context, for entry into the premises where our classes are held, it is mandatory for members or visitors to be fully vaccinated. It is U3A Highvale’s policy to adhere to the rules set by our ‘landlords’. It is recommended that members wear […]

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Online Health Qigong Class

U3A Highvale recently introduced an online course — Health Qigong on Zoom. The course aimed at health improvement, focuses on mind body exercise (MBE) and is hosted by a Singapore-based club daily at 11.55am AEST, Mondays to Saturdays. There are two 40min sessions each day — attend all or as many as you choose. Although […]

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Online Yoga Class

The tutor of the Wednesday Online Yoga (Pranayana) course offered additional Tuesday classes. This course teaches yoga breathing exercises and techniques via Google Meet. You will need a yoga mat. The Tuesday class which started in May 2021 is held weekly at AEST 3.00pm. As the tutor resides in India, the timing could vary depending […]

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