Activities

The following activities are available to all Guangzhou Women’s International Club (GWIC) members, please contact the relevant coordinators below or check your monthly gazette for more information. If there is an activity you would like to coordinate please Contact Us. (Updated on Nov. 22nd)

MEMBERSHIP ACTIVITIES

Morning Coffee Every first Thursday of the month with some exceptions around major holiday times (due to majority of members’ travel plans) from 9:00-11:00am at Grand Hyatt Hotel.  Click here for more details.

Afternoon  Tea Every third Wednesday of the month with some exceptions around major holiday times (due to majority of members’ travel plans) from 2:00pm-4:00pm at Hilton Tianhe Hotel.  Click here for more details.

Monthly Meet & Greet Provided for all brand new arrivals to Guangzhou.  Our Newcomer Coordinators host a casual chance to meet in a more private setting. Click here for more details.

CLUBS

 

Mahjong

Want to Play Mahjong? We meet every Monday at 12:30pm. Beginners are welcome. If you are interested, please contact:  Nadia Jolling by WeChat: NJolling or Miho Saito by Wechat: mimico1108.

Culture club

Since GWIC members come from all the ethnic backgrounds we created a space to meet and share knowledge of traditions and customs not only from our host country, but from our home countries too. Come and join us for a celebration of cultural exchange. For more information, please contact Tarasha by WeChat: Tarashaa

 

Chinese Language Club

At the Chinese Language Club we will learn useful phrases that help us navigate life in Guangzhou and make our lives a little bit easier. We will also learn interesting knowledge about Chinese culture that will benefit us when communicating with local Chinese. If you are interested in Chinese Language and culture, then this club is for you! We meet every second Thursday of the month. For more information, please contact Sara J by WeChat: yaxuefang.

Language Exchange

Hi,this is Language exchange group’s introduction,please update it: If you would like to practice a new language with a native, please join our group. It is free and its meets in base to availability of members willing to exchange their language. We meet three Mondays of every month. Please contact Saime Wolff by we chat: wxid_056m2nhlyf9412

Meditation Club

If you want to experience self realization, get supercharged and have a blissful meditation experience, this is THE PLACE. Relax your mind and body, learn to let go and live in the present moment, giving a meaning and purpose to a happy and content life. We meet every Monday at 10 AM at HAPPY HOME Meditation Centre (Tianhe). For more information, please contact via WeChat: Disha: dishauberoi or Zeenal: Zeenaldesai

 

GWIC Biking Club

Love to enjoy the nice weather! explore Guangzhou and enjoy its beautiful scenery with easy body workout- join our Bicycle Club where we leisurely ride around town with friends. The favorite destinations will be along the Pearl River Promenade, Ersha Island, Luhu Lake, Shamian Island and Baiyun Mountain. Every Wednesday starting from W hotel, Zhujiang New Town. Sometimes starting point will change according to the route for the day, which will be updated every Monday.   Come Let’s Roll!!  Please contact  Sonal Valdea WeChat: Neilrox1

 

GROUPS

Art group

We will explore different types of art media and techniques; meet local and foreign artists as well as visit galleries and museums. We meet the 4th Tuesday of the month. Contact Claire Dowell, WeChat ID- claire473562

 

Explore Guangzhou Walking Group

Explore Walking Club is a casual club whereby we explore Guangzhou. We meet at a starting place,usually 3rd Wednesday or Friday of the month, at 10 am, to explore local areas. We explore areas in the city, such as parks, temples, museums and others corners of GZ ending with an informal drink or lunch in a local venue. Information and details about each exploration will be posted in our WeChat group. For more information, please contact Luz Maria by WeChat: luzmarx or Alicia by WeChat: Aliciacecilia

 

PWNO

PWNO takes place on the third Thursday of the month at 7 pm at GEM-lounge, Conrad Hotel. Cost 150 RMB for 2 glasses of wine and a small buffet. If you are interested, please contact Jette Bjerregaard by WeChat: JetteBjerregaard

 

Craft Group

If you enjoy craftwork, our group is for you. Bring whatever you are working on and join us. We meet every Friday 10am to noon. If you are interested, please contact Jemma Ji by WeChat: Jemma_and_Clio

 

GWIC Can Cook

Every second Tuesday of the month we have our cooking class, where professional chefs demonstrate how to make a four-course menu. Every month we have a different topic. For time, location or more information please contact,  Luz Maria Marx, WeChat ID: luzmarx or Maricelle Reyes Gallo, WeChat ID : macellegall

 

Book Club

We meet one Thursday per month at 7 pm at the 65th floor of the Park Hyatt (in “The Living Room”). Cost is 150 rmb, which includes 2 glasses of wine and snacks. If you are interested, please contact Gendie Lash by WeChat: Gendie_Lash

 

 

Salsa

Let’s Salsa, groove your body to the tunes of some Cuban music and enjoy the process of transformation from a non-dancer to a dancer

Contact:Zeenal Desai, WeChat ID- Zeenaldesai

When: Every Tuesday and Friday  10.30 to 12.00pm

Where: R&F Full Square Club, 3rd Floor, Block B, Zhujiang New Town No. 16, Ma Chang Road (Metro Line 5, Tancun Station, Exit D)

Cost: Cost: 80 RMB for trial class, then buy a package or choose to drop in any class.

GWIC VOICE

 

All of you who like music and singing, welcome to join the group. We can sing in Chinese  and English at monthly Karaoke meeting. And at the end of the year we could have a singing party or competition. The time is after the GWIC monthly  breakfast.

Please contact :

Stacey wechat : s1773683830 .

Joyce wechat:  joycelee725888

 

Eco club

We care for our health and the environment. Join GWIC Eco Club to learn about an eco-friendly lifestyle in Guangzhou and get answers to important questions like where to recycle, where to buy organic food and how to be healthy in Guangzhou conditions.

We meet every third Tuesday of the month in a beautiful location near Tianhe Bei area and focus on one topic. Free of charge.

For further details please contact Ellen: 18825097026 or WeChat Ellen_Mj

 

PLAYGROUPS

Playgroup 0-3

The group meets every Thursday morning, location varies. This is a great friendly group for mothers and babies. Mothers can talk and share their knowledge and experiences. It’s an opportunity for you and your children to socialize with other parents and children. If you would like more information, contact Daniele by WeChat: Danielle139013

 

Playgroup 3-6

This group normally meet every 2nd Friday and is for mothers with children between the ages of 3-6 years. If you are interested in getting more information about this group, or would like to be included in the group chat, contact Mia Lea via WeChat: 16489929

Super Kids 6-15

No one ever really stops learning, but that doesn’t mean you should get a late start~ GWIC ’s Super-Kids Explores and Discovers every student’s need for New Friends and Having Fun! Anyone from 6-15 is Automatically Welcome to join in All the Multilingual, Art, and Culture Activities with Singing, Dancing, Acting, Sports and More, so Hurry Up, Reach Out, and Meet Someone New by Being Someone New from Learning Something New!  Parents, please, contact Angel for All the Details~

WeChat ID : EclipseEnglish33

SPORT GROUPS

Tennis

Fancy a game of tennis? Join us every Wednesday from 9-11 am at Grand City Tennis Club, Ersha Island. Please contact Grace Park, Katia Corp or Wanda Ortiz-Giralt by WeChat: gracepark1978, KcorpGz or Wanda-o-Giralt

 

Yoga Club

Yoga for beginners / intermediates

In Yoga for Beginners Club we will practice breathing techniques for relaxation. We will also safely explore different postures that will increase our balance, strength and flexibility while creating stronger mind body awareness. The classes will be adapted to the level of the participants.

Please contact Lilia for more details @ Wechat: lilia_barbier

Every First Tuesday of the month 10am -11:15am

Gold Arch Aerobics Gym

Venue Fee: Will be divided amongst all attendees

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