The Edmonton area is full of aspiring writers and avid readers, but in sucha large city, people many find it hard to connect with each other. Here’s just some of the ways scribblers and book worms can find each other. [Image credit: iStock.com/nd3000]
 Hey green thumbs, if you’ve been dying to learn the art of pruning a bonsai or how to grow prairie fruit in your own backyard, there’s a workshop or two that’s sure to satisfy your horticulture interests. Get down and dirty with these Edmonton and area gardening workshops and courses. [Image credit: iStock.com/tdub303]
Take a break from that screen or explore your inner artist by tapping into the numerous St. Albert studios offering classes on subjects ranging from pottery to cartooning. With a cross of classes for almost all ages and accommodating a variety of needs from single workshops to corporate team building to weekly lessons, one of these studios can surely help you find your creative streak. [Image credit: iStock.com/mediaphotos]
Walk with me, fellow design geeks, to seek out Edmonton’s best architecture. We’ll explore shining glass pyramids nestled in the river valley and a 16th-century French castle perched high up on the banks. Let’s dip our toes in cool reflecting pools, follow the swerving metal curves of the art gallery and snap a pic under the perfect light of the city’s oldest marquee. [Image credit: iStock.com/wwing]
Edmonton has a rich cultural diversity and these art galleries, restaurants and businesses showcase some of the area’s First Nations culture.
If you don’t have a sense of rhythm or you aren’t quick on your feet, take heart. There are studios with professional dance instructors all around Edmonton where you can learn everything from the basics to how to dance competitively. Whatever style of dance you’re interested in, there are plenty of options to set your toes to tapping.
It’s that time of year again for university students far and wide. You have readings to catch up on and term papers you still need find scholarly sources for - and final exams are just around the corner. There are only 24 hours in a day, and you still need to eat and be hygienic. We can’t help you pencil in a shower, but we can help you find a decent place to study and eat at the same time.
It’s never too late to tap into your inner creativity and brush up on your art skills. Vincent van Gogh’s most famous pieces were painted a few years prior to his death. Edmonton has a vibrant arts scene for a city of its size and offers classes on everything from fine art, crafts and glass blowing to name a few. [Image credit: iStock.com/Squaredpixels]
With classes tailored for children, women, and men, as well as mixed age and sex classes, many ofSt. Albert’s martial arts schools offer a free trial class, the option to attend multiple times a week, and registration intakes any time throughout the year. Getting in shape while also learning how to defend yourself is an excellent two-for-one deal, so go for it! [Image credit: iStock.com/dolgachov]
Taking a class is a great way to explore new ideas, meet others with similar interests and develop new hobbies. Edmonton has plenty of classes to offer!
Girls who learn from an early age the importance of leadership and self-confidence will be better equipped to grow into women who can go out and conquer the world. As parents, guardians and family members of girls, we can all help by being positive role models in their lives. Here are some local programs that can help us as we encourage our girls to learn valuable leadership skills and solidify inner confidence.
In today’s increasingly health-conscious society, eating healthy is a big concern. Get on the right track to feeding yourself delicious, home-prepared meals by taking one of these Edmonton cooking classes.
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