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Workshop: Embodied Activism

Sunday 17 September 1-5pm Save the Children Australia 33 Lincoln Square South, Carlton A special additional Plan to Thrive event this September with Sage Hayes, visiting US activist, somatics practitioner and teacher of embodied liberation. Whether you’re organizing a campaign, participating in direct action or involved in other social justice work, intense engagement with injustice […]

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Postponed Workshop: Music in Activism

New time: Thursday 30 November, 6-8:30pm Save the Children, 33 Lincoln Sq South, Carlton We can sing longer than we can yell! In this workshop we’ll play some, sing some, yell some and dance some. Using music, humour and movement to revitalise our thought patterns and find new and effective ways to get our message […]

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Workshop: Art and Activism – Woodcut Foot Prints

This month we’re inviting all types of change makers to participate in a workshop at the intersection of art and activism: a skill share on making woodcut prints. Woodcut is a simple, cheap and fun printmaking technique. It has a long history of being used by activist-artists to create political images. Creative activism is becoming […]

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Workshop: Holistic Health x 3

Sunday July 9, 2-5pm Save the Children, 33 Lincoln Sq Sth, Carlton This month we’re delving into a variety of topics to give activists a boost of wellbeing and refresher tips for the winter months. The workshop will be split into three sections to present different approaches of holistic health knowledge and practical skills: “Shiatsu […]

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Review: Inclusive Yoga

Anu and Laura Gilmartin On Sunday 7 May Anu led a two-part session of Inclusive Yoga at Dance of Life Centre of Yoga and Healing in Fitzroy. Some of the session’s resources are provided here. Session one: Standing in your Power. Anu asked us to recall an intention we are currently have or to create […]

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Workshop: Putting Pen to Paper

Sunday, June 4, 2-5pm Save the Children, 33 Lincoln Square South, Carlton Writing and drawing can be powerful ways to process and express what’s happening in our lives, including our activism. It gives us a chance to reflect and respond to the world around us. When was the last time you took time to put […]

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Workshop: Inclusive Yoga

2:00-5:00pm (please arrive 1:30pm) Sunday 7 May Dance of Life Centre of Yoga and Healing, St Marks Church, 250 George St, Fitzroy Join us for some integrated self care for your wellbeing – combining body and mind – with a session of ‘Inclusive Yoga’ with Anu. The guided yoga session will include: – mindfulness – […]

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Workshop review: Recognising burnout and changing course

Melbourne activists took part in a Plan To Thrive workshop on Avoiding Burnout on Sunday 2 April. The workshop was facilitated by community and permaculture activist Theo Kitchener. Theo started the workshop by offering a definition of workaholism and discussing the relationship between workaholism and burnout. The workshop then opened up to the group for […]

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Workshop: Avoiding Burnout

  2:30-5:00pm Sunday 2 April Save the Children, 33 Lincoln Square South, Carlton Vic A participatory and transformative look at how we can better enjoy ourselves, and avoid burnout whilst changing the world. This workshop is based on the learnings from one long-term activist’s journey with avoiding burnout and finding fulfilment.   We’ll be talking […]

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Darebin Spiritual Healing Trail

A guided walk to improve wellbeing through connection to the land, to others, and most importantly ourselves.   2:30-5:00pm Sunday 5 March Darebin Parklands Gather from 2:30pm at the corner of Separation Street and Smith Street Alphington. We will then walk down together to start the trail at 3pm.     We invite activists, campaigners […]

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