Autumn In Melbourne
It’s that time of year when the nights get shorter and we start to dread the Winter ahead. And because hibernating is simply not an option, we are here to help you with a guide to some of the best Health, Wellness & Performance events for you in Melbourne.
SOUTH YARRA HEALTH & WELLNESS SEMINAR
The South Yarra Health & Wellness Seminar is back. Experience and learn the pleasures of a balanced and healthy lifestyle from qualified Practitioners. The feel good evening will vitalise you with the indulgence of food, exercise, health and wellbeing. Find out more at https://syssm.com.au/south-yarra-health-wellness-seminar/
SPORT / EXERCISE
As the self-proclaimed sports capital of the world, we are a sports-obsessed city all year round. In Autumn, attention turns to our National game of Football, but for those not so keen on the biffs and bumps of our national game their a number of other options for you.
ParkRun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. These events take place in pleasant parklands around our city each Sunday and cater for people of every ability to take part; from walkers or those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experience – www.parkrun.com.au
Over 30,000 people willonce again be running in the Run for the Kids on Sunday, March 18. A community event, the fun run primarily aims is to raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. The Royal Children’s Hospital improves the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents through leadership in healthcare, research and education. The event offers a 5km and 15km course – http://www.runforthekids.com.au/course-details/
South Yarra Soccer Club is based at Fawkner Park, Pasley St in South Yarra. This centrally located park is minutes from the city and public transport. The Club offers senior and junior competitions for both men and women – http://southyarrasc.com.au
MCC Hockey is one of the 13 Sporting Clubs of the Melbourne Cricket Club. Based at Melbourne High School the club fields men’s, women’s, juniors and veterans teams for players of all levels. New players are always welcome – http://mcchockey.org/about-mcc/
For those looking to improve their health & wellbeing this Autumn, there is no better way than to come and see one of our highly qualified Exercise Physiologists. An EP holds a four-year university degree in specialising in exercise therapy and lifestyle interventions.
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL
After all laughter is the best Medicine. 28th March to 22nd of April 2018 Melbourne will once again become the happiest place on Earth, with thousands of performers bringing non- stop joy to stages across the city. You’ll find tickets and the full schedule of events at – www.comedyfestival.com.au/2018
BIG VEGAN MARKET
The Big Vegan Market is back this year on the 12th & 13th of May. Hosted at the beautiful Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton Gardens, the market has over 200 stalls of food, drinks, fashion, craft and skincare. Check out www.bigvegnamarket.com.au for more info.
MELBOURNE FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL
Join over 250,000 food and wine lovers at the internationally acclaimed Melbourne Food and Wine Festival this year. The festival puts a global spotlight on Victoria’s world-class food and wine industries. In what started as a simple idea back in 1993, the festival has now grown into a state wide event. This years event will run from March 16 to 25 and will celebrate the theme of Community. Find out more at http://www.melbournefoodandwine.com.au
WICKED DESERT FESTIVAL
Okay, okay, okay it might not be on the Nutritionist menu. But, here at SYSSM we believe in balance and a self reward every now and then. On Sunday May 6th, our local Prahran Market will Showcase the very best in all things sugary and delicious, the Festival will again have fantastic and exciting demonstrations, live entertainment, kids activities and more. Find out more at www.prahranmarket.com.au/event/wicked-dessert-festival-2018/
Kylie is a New Zealand trained physiotherapist, with extensive experience in sports injuries, orthopaedic rehabilitation, manual therapy and dry needling. She also holds an addition Postgraduate Certificate and Masters in Physiotherapy.