Exercise, dance and fitness

Exercise, dance and fitness

Redfern Community Centre

Redfern Community Centre has a wide range of health and exercise activities to help keep your body and mind in top form.

All classes are free unless marked*. Contact our team for more information. 


Redfern Community Centre29–53 Hugo Street
Redfern NSW 2016
02 9288 5713

Activity timetable

Time/Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9am Quick and easy fitness*        
Ballroom dancing – beginner   Stronger fitter seniors exercise (school term only)
9.45am       Preschool music and movement (school term only)   
10am         Qigong
11am     Tai chi in the park (details below)    
12.30pm Ballroom dancing – advanced         
3pm Youth program: Tennis and barbecue (see below)   Touch footy on the Green    
Yin yoga
  Hatha yoga
6pm       Eurythmy movement art class   
6.30pm Kyokushin karate Forro Latin dance  Kyokushin karate     
6.45pm     Bodyweather artistic movement*    

Class descriptions

Ballroom dancing

Classes are for all levels, taught by an experienced professional teacher. Please bring proper non-marking dancing shoes.

Youth program: Tennis and barbecue

Come and play tennis at Alexandria Park. Tennis racquets provided! Open for youth of high school age, up to 24 years. In wet weather, the program is at Cliff Noble Community Centre, 24 Suttor Street, Alexandria.

Kyokushin Karate

Self-defence classes for the wider community.

Yin yoga

Our Monday yoga class comprises a variety of styles and is open to all levels. We provide mats, just come dressed comfortably. Please note due to class size restrictions, people who show up after 5.30pm may be denied entry.

Hatha yoga

Our hatha yoga class is open to all levels. We provide mats, just come dressed comfortably. Please note due to class size restrictions, people who show up after 5.30pm may be denied entry. 

Forro Latin dance 

Forro is a genre of Brazilian music and the dance is for all levels from beginner to advanced. This popular class will whet your appetite for dancing.

Stronger fitter seniors exercise

Gentle exercise for seniors. This class works with light weights, bands, and bodyweight to work on strength, fitness and flexibility. Open to all levels of fitness. 

Bodyweather artistic movement*

Bodyweather is a broad-based training that proposes a practical strategy to the mind and to the body. It is not just for 'professional dancers' or 'performance practitioners' alone but is an open investigation relevant for anyone interested in exploring the body.

Cost: Fees apply.

Preschool music and movement

Open to children of preschool age, this class introduces kids to music, and makes music fun!

Eurythmy movement art class

Movement workshops for actors, dancers, visual artists, singers or anyone wanting to be inspired by poetry, prose, gesture, qualities of movement, atmosphere, colour, music, masks, or life in general.


Qigong (pronounced chee-gung), is similar to tai chi and is the study and practice of cultivating vital life-force through various techniques, including breathing techniques, postures, meditations and guided imagery.

Quick and easy fitness*

Redfern Oval community room.

Cost: $3. 

Tai chi in the park

Redfern Park.

Last updated: Wednesday, 24 August 2016