Island classes

Scotland Island has a variety of classes for our offshore residents and our on-shore friends. From fitness to art and music, browse the classes below and see what takes your fancy.

We suggest that you ring the contact person before attending any of the classes below, as times and costs are subject to change.

Cooking classes

Cooking with Nathalie Muir

Nathalie holds a number of classes during the week, and they vary from week to week — they might be French, Moroccan, or Mediterranean, depending on what is in season. Bring a pen and notebook to take notes while Nathalie presents; once the meal is made everyone enjoys the food together.

You can bring alcohol along if you wish. Please give a week’s notice if you wish to attend, as classes are usually kept to maximum of eight.

There is a men-only class on Thursday nights (see times below).

Classes are held at the times below every second week (call Nathalie to get the next date):

When
Wednesday nights 7 pm to 9 pm
Thursdays 11 am to 1 pm
Thursday nights 7:15 to 9:15 pm: Men Only!
Where
Nathalie Muir’s house (call Nathalie to get directions).
Cost
$40 per class
Contact
Nathalie Muir; Nathalie’s Table; 9999 4449;

Fitness classes

Dynamic Yoga with Nadine

Dynamic yoga is a strong transformative practice suited to men, women and
teenagers whatever their age or level of fitness. It is a fluid practice that links
 movement with breath and is conducive to healing on every level
 – physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual.



Based on vinyasa flow, the practice is physically stimulating but can be easily
adapted to suit individual need.



Nadine, a Level 2 Yoga Australia teacher, has recently moved to the Island
 after teaching yoga for many years in London and Brighton UK.

When
Saturday 8:30 - 10.00am
Where
The community hall.
Cost
$20 or $15 if paying by the term (terms can be shared between family members)
Contact
Nadine; on 0402 752 465

Pilates Fusion with Patrice Corrie

Transform your body with this dynamic fusion of pilates and bodyweight training. Pilates is known to improve core strength and posture, and the class incorporates high repetition and alignment to lengthen, tone and define your shape.

Class finishes with a meditation. Holiday classes available.

When
Mondays 9 am (starting October 2011).
Where
The community hall.
Cost
$180 for 10 week term or $22 for casual class
Contact
Patrice Corrie; Pilates with Patrice; 0406 483036;

Island Group Fitness with Patrice Corrie

Fun, challenging fitness training for all levels. This class is held outdoors at Catherine Park and is a combination of cardio and weights.

Have the benefits of a personal trainer in a group setting. Holiday classes available.

When
Mondays 10:30 am (mums and bubs class)
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8 am
Where
Catherine Park.
Cost
$180 for 10 week term or $22 casual classes
Contact
Patrice Corrie; Group Fitness with Patrice; 0406 483036;

Dru Yoga with Katya Marden, accredited Dru Yoga teacher, insured with OAMPS

Dru yoga is a graceful and potent form of yoga, based on soft, flowing movements, directed breathing and visualisation, and is suited for all levels of fitness. It is the “Yoga of the Heart”. With its foundations set firmly in ancient yogic tradition, it works on body, mind and spirit- improving strength and flexibility, creating core stability, building a heightened feeling of positivity, and rejuvenating your whole being. Each class includes traditional pranayama (focus on breath), asanas (physical movement) and deep relaxation.

When
Tuesday mornings 9 — 10:30 am.
Where
The community hall.
Cost
$17 or 4 lessons for $60
Contact
Katya Marden; Dru Yoga; 9974 5074; 0414 187 916;

Art classes

Landscape painting and drawing with Anne Willman

Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced artists. Learn to observe, draw & paint from subjects within the landscape.

When
Every second Wednesday from 10am to 1pm (except school holidays)
Where
Meet at Tennis Wharf. Location of class will vary & may involve a short walk.
Cost
$30 per session
Contact
Anne Willman; Landscape painting and drawing with Anne Willman; 9999 4002; 0431 149182;

Painting and drawing classes with Marion van den Driesschen

This class caters for both beginners and more experienced artists. Working with acrylics, oils, mixed media on paper and canvas, students are encouraged to explore their own creative process.

When
Saturdays 11 — 1 pm.
Where
Susie Boyd’s house, northern side of Scotland Island.
Cost
$25.00 per session
Contact
Marion van den Driesschen; Painting & Drawing; 0431 457 431;

Watercolours with Max Peet

Max teaches painting with watercolour to all levels.

When
Tuesday and Thursday mornings 10 — 12.
Where
Max Peet’s house, call for directions.
Contact
Max Peet; Watercolour Classes; 9997 4527;