Byron Bay may be known for its salty, laid-back beach vibe but it’s not all surf, sun and sand that’s on offer. There is a plethora of indoor activities and creative outlets to get stuck into on your weekend getaway, great news for those winter escapes when it can get a little chilly for the beach.
Here are our favourite workshops in Byron Bay to get your creative juices flowing.
Byron School Of Clay
Book a pottery course and learn how to make beautiful ceramics with the talented experts at Byron School Of Clay. They offer a fantastic selection of wheel throwing or hand building workshops for total beginners and experienced potters. Keep your favourite pots and collect them 4 weeks later after they’ve been glazed! A little piece of Byron to cherish always.
Byron Bay Cooking School
Achieve your health and wellness goals with Byron Bay’s very own Le Cordon Bleu Master, Chef and Holistic Nutritionist Samantha Gowing. Book a private or group Masterclass at Sam’s Byron Bay Cooking School and discover how to heal your digestion, create healthy recipes and understand the healing properties of food. With her unique blend of nutrition and fine dining, Sam is an expert in using ‘food as medicine’. Not only will her workshops have your taste buds tingling, they will leave you feeling inspired on your path to optimum health.
Byron Bay is a mecca for yogis and is home to a number of amazing yoga studios which offer classes covering all styles from vinyasa to yin to ashtanga. They also boast amazing yoga workshop programs such as masterclasses in bhakti yoga (yoga of love and devotion), stress reduction techniques and purna yoga. The ultimate retreat for mind, body and soul. Check out Creature Yoga and Byron Yoga Centre for more information on upcoming workshops. Bring your intentions to the mat and leave your worries at the door!
Pinot & Picasso
Reveal your inner Picasso at Byron Bay’s only paint and sip experience. Enjoy a night of BYO wine while honing your brush skills as your Pinot & Picasso host delivers each session with step-by-step instructions to help you create your very own masterpiece. A social, night out with something to show for it! This newly opened space is perfect for Hen’s Nights, Girls Nights Out, Private Functions, Parties, Team Building and Group Bookings.
Byron Bay Photography Course
Discover the underwater world of ocean photography with multi award winning oceanic and nature photographer Craig Parry. Tune into how to read the ocean, what’s going on beneath the surface and how to nail that perfect shot. Craig’s intensive workshops cover all the fundamentals to take your photography to the next level with tips in the studio to practical sessions in the breaks of Byron Bay.
With all of these wholesome experiences to choose from, you’ll have no shortage of things to keep you busy in the bay in the cooler months! P.S. Did you know our billabong pool is solar heated and is a cosy 25 degrees during winter? And our spa is heated to 25 degrees! It’s an endless Summer at East On Byron.
Chase the winter sun and book your escape to the Northern Rivers.