Category Archives: fitness

Yoga in Bendigo

There are a number of fantastic places in Bendigo to practice your pranayama and asanas; these studios all offer different kinds and styles. Have a chat to the staff, or check them out to find a style and teacher that suits you. Continue reading

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Where can you learn to swim? Swimming Schools in Bendigo

Learning to swim; it’s a rite of passage in Australia isn’t it? Probably the hardest part in Bendigo, is working out where to go. Sooo many places and so many wonderful, caring teachers. It is all subjective and you may … Continue reading

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Roller Derby – Bendigo’s own Chiko Rollers

Dragon City Derby Dolls, Bendigo’s own Roller Derby league present a triple Header Roller Derby Bout on Saturday 10 May 2014 at the Bendigo Stadium (134 Marong Road). Three games of action packed Roller Derby, for one low admission price. … Continue reading

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My Bendigo: Sue Walton

Gym Owner/Trainer Contours Bendigo It’s Her Gym, Bendigo What was your first job? Check-out chick. Have you ever had a quirky job/task in Bendigo?  Organising fun run teams. What book are you reading? The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult What’s your favourite … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Classic 2013

Did you know that there is a Mother’s Day Classic event held in Bendigo? Well now you do. The Bendigo event involves two distances: an 8km run starting at 8am a 4km walk and run (9am start) around Strathdale Community Park; through the … Continue reading

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Do you want to be part of a flashmob?

1st Rehearsal When: Wednesday 29 August Time: 5pm Where: T’hooft Cafe, Lyttleton Terrace Bendigo What will you have to do? You can dance if you want to, or just help us by being a part of the rent a crowd 2nd … Continue reading

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Parks with Playgrounds

Cooinda Park McKenzie Street West (Cnr Norma Street), Golden Square Also known as ‘Slide Park’; the long slippery dips at Cooinda Park are a huge hit with the kiddies, big or small.  There are two swings (one a toddler swing), … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Classic 2012

Did you know that there is a Mother’s Day Classic event held in Bendigo? Well now you do. The Bendigo event involves two distances, a 4km walk or run and an 8km run around Strathdale Community Park; through the bushland … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Classic, Bendigo Style

This post has been updated. For the 2012 event, click here. Did you know that there is a Mother’s Day Classic event held in Bendigo? Well now you do. The Bendigo event involves two distances, a 4km walk or run … Continue reading

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Give us a push love…

Thank you to the wonderful Bendigo folk who I saw help a heavily pregnant women push her car from Lyttleton Terrace around to Queen Street. They were lovely! (we won’t mention the others that pretended they didn’t notice and drove … Continue reading

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