QV Melbourne is celebrating spring in the city with Fresh / Take, a program of events that offers a new approach to wellness, living and thinking. Fresh / Take launched a couple of days ago and runs for two weeks, closing with a public holiday party on 29 September.
BIG Change for Small Change
Thursday 21 September
On Thursday 21 September, entrance to QV Melbourne as well as activities and food require a gold coin donation with all proceeds going to the Royal Children’s Hospital.
A group guided mass meditation from A-Space will take place from 7am-7:30am (no bookings required).
From 11:30am-1:30pm Hoops, Thighs and Buttocks will run an energetic and fun hula hoop class outside in the Square.
From 12pm get your dance on with a silent disco from Guru Dudu, and sate your appetite with a roving popcorn cart and a sausage sizzle.
After you dance and hula it all out, relax with massage yoga from 2pm-4pm. More massage yoga sessions are available for the after work crowd from 5pm-7pm. Book via qv.com.au
Thursday 21 Sept: 2pm-4pm and 5pm-7pm
Friday 22 Sept: 12pm-2pm and 5pm-7pm
Wed 27 Sept: 12pm-2pm and 5pm-7pm
Thurs 28 Sept: 12pm-2pm and 5pm-7pm
Free Massage Yoga, 20-minute sessions during weekday lunch and after work, and other special event times. Book via qv.com.au
Guided group meditation from A-Space
Tuesday 26 September
A 30-minute group guided silent meditation class in QV Square, led by A-Space co-founder and meditation teacher, Manoj Dias. Each participant will be guided via comfortable Bluetooth headphones.
A-Space teach a variety of meditation and yoga styles from Yoga Nidra to Sound Meditation, Yin to Mindfulness — to complement members’ existing yoga and gym schedules.
Melbourne Fringe Festival’s Fanaticus
Saturday 23 September
2pm and 5pm
Melbourne Fringe Festival present Rawcus Theatre’s Fanaticus at 2pm and 5pm. Fanaticus is a wild and playful public collision of contemporary performance and street basketball. Working with young people from diverse communities across Melbourne, Rawcus will transform the QV Square into a stadium, complete with a pop-up basketball court, DJ and half-time entertainment.
Sunday 24 Sept: 1pm-5pm
The perfect spring picnic day with a Schnitzel making workshop from Polish born Schnitzel expert Roman Dyduk, wine tastings from the multi award winning Red Hill Estate, and live music from Séb Mont.
Fresh / Take Closing Party (AFL Grand Final public holiday)
Friday 29 Sept: 1pm-5pm
Celebrate the start of the long weekend with tastings of new varietals from Red Hill Estate and a surprise program of entertainment and food.
Information & Images Courtesy of QV Melbourne/Fuller PR – Keryn O’Donnell
The Australia Times News
Connie Lambeth – Editor GOURMET – Food/Wine/Events
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