FREE Adult Enrichment Programs at the William Way LGBT Community Center
Curious about yoga? Looking for an inclusive space to start, re-start or improve your practice? Join us for a free three-session series that focuses on breaking down the fundamental postures of yoga. This slower paced class is open to all; you'll get detailed explanations of the most common and accessible asana (postures). Instructor Jaclyn McIlwain is an experienced, 200 Hour Certified yoga teacher with Teacher Training from Dhyana Yoga and Yoga for Trauma and Addiction Teacher Training from Transformation Yoga Project. All bodies and all levels are welcome at this free class. Class dates: April 11, 18, 25 at 6:30pm
A social class for all experience levels! Knitter Charles Rumford will introduce a new concept every week and then open the room up to a knitting social. Whether you've been knitting for years or have never picked up a needle, this is a great opportunity to gain new skills and meet other crafty folks. Don't have supplies? No problem! There will be yarn and needles to use. Workshop dates April 12, 26 and May 10 at 6pm. Click here to register.
NEW CLASS! Join educator Steven Sloan for a primer on using your creative skills and talents to affect change. Whether you're an artist, a scholar or just a person who is passionate about a cause, you'll find basic instructions and inspiration for making your mark in the world. Sloan has done research and interviews with Ann Northrup and will be presenting a portion of his work as a jumping off point. Northrup is the artist who created the beautiful Pride and Progress mural on the side of the Center and we'll use this transformational piece as a launching pad for our discussion and our own work. Click here to register for this free class!
NEW CLASS! When you're looking for a new job or work opportunity, your cover letter and resume are your first, and sometimes only, impression. How do you make them pop, stand out from the crowd, and produce results? Amy Kirkpatrick will take you through step-by-step introductions for composing and improving your materials in Microsoft Word. Know a little or know a lot? There's tips, tricks and how-tos in this free course for everyone. Click here to register.
Test the waters with our new Yoga for All class. This is a precursor to a 3 session series that focuses on breaking down the fundamental postures of yoga, which will move at a slower pace, explain in detail foundational and accessible asana (postures), and is open to all levels. Whether you’re new to yoga or an experienced practitioner, this class is for you. Instructor Jaclyn McIlwain is an experienced, 200 Hour Certified yoga teacher with Teacher Training from Dhyana Yoga and Yoga for Trauma and Addiction Teacher Training from Transformation Yoga Project. All bodies and all levels are welcome at this free class.
Brush up your skills and learn new ones at this free WayGay U adult enrichment program! The workshop will feature writing exercises with participants and a craft talk on the art of writing short stories. Kathy Anderson is the author of the short story collection, Bull and Other Stories (Autumn House Press, 2016, ISBN 978-1-938769-11-5), winner of the 2015 Autumn House Press Fiction Prize. She was a finalist in the 2015 New Rivers Press Many Voices competition and the 2014 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, among other prizes and awards. Her story stories have been published in international and national literary journals and have twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. kathyandersonwriter.com. Click here to register.