Regular Events & Activities for 2024

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Hatha Yoga for Wellbeing

Dinali Devasagayam
A gentle style of yoga including postures, breathing and relaxation techniques to stretch, strengthen and energise the body and calm the mind. Suitable for all.

This activity is no longer offered at Sophia but at a new venue. Contact Sophia for details.



Sophia Singers

Margaret May
Explore the beauty of women’s spirit through song. Build skills, confidence and community in an enjoyable and positive environment. Newcomers welcome! Weekly during school terms.
Click here to know more about Sophia Singers

Tuesdays, starts 13/2


Cost: $12 Members $10


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Mindfulness Practice

Barb Hancock
A monthly group to practice Mindfulness Meditation in the beautiful space of Sophia. Each session comprising of a guided meditation focusing on the breath; time to explore the natural beauty of the garden and a guided Body Scan practice. No experience necessary.

Tuesdays on 6/2, 5/3, 2/4, 7/5, 4/6, 2/7, 6/8, 3/9, 1/10, 5/11, 3/12

9.30am - 11.00am

Cost: $10 Members $8

All Welcome

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Feminist Theologies Re-Visited

Maureen O'Connell & Sophia Vogt

An invitation to first gather for morning tea. Please bring a book/article on Feminist Theologies to share, discuss, listen. Stimulating conversation is always had! New participants welcome too!

Tuesday 13/2, 9/4, 11/6, 13/8, 8/10

10.45am - 12.30pm

Cost: : $5 Members $3


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Women Writing

Jenny Wightman
Do you like to write? You don’t have to be a published author or a formidable wordsmith to join this group of women who meet to explore their experience of life through writing. Anyone with an interest in writing is most welcome! 3rd Tuesdays:

Tues 20/2, 19/3, 16/4, 21/5, 18/6, 16/7, 20/8, 17/9, 15/10, 19/11

10.30am - 12.30pm

Cost: $5 Members $3


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Connect Play Create

Trish Fairley
Fun, creative and playful, using the improvisational tools of InterPlay, we move our bodies, tell stories, use our voices and create stillness. It’s a great way to connect with others, live more lightly and experience grace.

Tues 20/2, 19/3, 16/4, 21/5, 18/6, 16/7, 20/8, 17/9, 15/10, 19/11
1.30pm - 3.30pm
Cost: $15 Members $12


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Nurturing Friendships, Sharing Stories

Maureen O'Connell, Elaine MacFarlane & Sophia Vogt
These gatherings welcome those with a disability or disadvantage. Come, connect, make new friends and share stories over a light lunch. Carers and friends welcome too!

Tuesday 26/3, 28/5, 23/7, 24/9, 10/12

1.00pm - 3.00pm

Cost: No Cost

All Welcome

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Friends of the Peace and Sophia Gardens

Jenny Wightman, Nel Morrison
We invite you to join our enthusiastic group of volunteers for a Working Bee on the second Tuesday of the month to help maintain the beautiful gardens. Delicious morning tea provided. No garden experience necessary

Starts Tuesday 6/2


All Welcome

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English Classes for Refugee and Migrant Women

These classes provide English tuition and practical life skills for refugee women and others not able to access alternative classes. Supportive environment with child-minding provided. Weekly during school terms.

Wednesday Starts 14/2

10.00am-12.30pm | No cost


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Circle Dancing for Health & Wellbeing

Marisa Ala Dea
Meaningful, joyful & uplifting, Circle Dance combines easy to learn dance steps with music from around the world. Previous dance experience not required & all women welcome, from beginners to beyond! Weekly during school terms.

Wednesdays starts 7/2

1.30pm - 3.00pm

Cost: Cost: $18 Members $15


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Silent Meditation

Annette Jarrett
Do you often long for silence, quiet rest & a time to be still? Come to our weekly silent meditation, during school terms.

Wednesday starts 7/2


Cost: Gold coins

All Welcome

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The Enneagram

Penny Cahalan
Join Penny on a journey to explore your inner emotional landscape. This year we will be looking in greater depth at how type influences our way of being.

Wednesday 813/3, 10/4, 8/5, 12/6, 10/7, 14/8, 11/9, 9/10, 13/11


Cost per session $15 Members $12

All Welcome

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No Activities on Thursdays in 2024


Serendipity Sessions

Marisa Ala Dea
Monthly gatherings exploring a variety of activities to engage & enrich our creative selves.

Friday 15/3 2pm, 19/4 2pm, 21/6 4pm, 19/7 2pm, 16/8 2pm, 20/9 2pm, 11/10 2pm, 15/11 2pm, 13/12 2pm
(All two & a half hour session length.)

Cost: $15 Members $12


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Women's Poetry Circle

Judith Haines
This is a supportive group of women poets who meet to share their poetry, develop writing skills, experiment with style and enjoy a creative group process.The format includes writing workshops and guest readers. If you are interested in exploring poetry & poetry writing, please join us. No prior knowledge of poetry or writing experience is necessary.

Saturday 10/2, 13/4, 8/6, 10/8, 12/10, 14/12


Cost: $5 Members $3


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Sunday Cirlce Dancing

Lyn Porter
Come breathe in the peace & serenity at Sophia as we dance to uplifting music from around the world with easy to learn steps such as walking, swaying, step touch, grapevines etc. All dances carefully taught with focus on enjoying the dancing and moving meditation experience. Open, friendly, - visitors welcome to try us out!

Sunday 4/2, 3/3, 7/4, 5/5, 2/6, 7/7, 4/8, 1/9, 13/10, 3/11, 1/12

3.00pm - 5.00pm

Cost $18 Members $15

All Welcome

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Buddhist Meditation

Celia Karpfen
We are a non-denominational group who meet for qigong, dharma talks, sitting and walking meditation and discussion. Our practice is influenced by mindfulness and commitment to a spiritual journey. Participants are encouraged to see themselves as their own spiritual authority.

Sunday 14/1, 11/2, 10/3, 14/4, 12/5, 9/6, 14/7, 11/8, 8/9, 13/10, 10/11, 8/12

9.00am - 11.30am

Cost: $6 Members $4

All Welcome

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For more information contact us

225 Cross Road,
Cumberland Park,
Adelaide 5041
South Australia

(08) 8373 3781; Mob 0439 594 363

Office hours:

Tuesday to Friday, 10 am - 4 pm.