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Chihuahua

Clases de Meditación

8:00a.m. to 9:00a.m.
Sede Cooperando
Calle 2a #2017 (Entre calle Irigoyen y Mina)
Chihuahua

En esta clase se muestra la teoria y practica de la meditacion como una forma de introspeccion para trabajar con las emosiones aflictivas y poder transformarlas. Se trabaja en varios modulos para lograr una mayor concentracion y una vision mas refinada de los procesos mentales. No tiene un acercamiento religioso y esta enfocado al publico en general sin importar la practica espiritual que tenga.

Bring one of the following:
clases de algo que sepas enseñar
clases de cocina oriental
clases de dibujo
clases de frances
clases de guitarra
clases de italiano
clases de japones
clases de reposteria
Ropa usada para dar como donación

About the teacher, Cristian Domínguez Alvarez

Soy practicante de meditacion desde hace 18 años, he aprendido con grandes maestros de estos metodos de transformacion interior, imparto cursos regularmente en un grupo de meditacion y practica en la ciudad, he guiado este curso en particular desde hace tres años.

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Sistema Operativo Humano

11:00p.m. to 2:00a.m.
Clínica de Medicina Tradicional y Vibracional
Ignacio Rámirez 1400 Col. Pacífico (Casi esquina con Ocampo)
Chihauhua

Taller de técnicas que utilizan el poder de la respiración conciente, involucrando tecnologías vibracionales y geometría sagrada para incrementar la conciencia, segregar DMT en el cerebro de forma natural y autónoma, liberación de cargas emocionales y memorias, activando tu cuerpo de luz y elevando el potencial del sistema operativo humano. Con las experiencias vividas tu cuerpo guarda o almacena cargas y energías, con ellas tus sentidos se debilitan, provocando enfermedad y pérdida de energía en las demás áreas de tu vida. Con este taller conocerás técnicas para comprender como funciona el sistema operativo humano, y tranformaremos esas cargas en luz, activando tu potencial para que seas tú quien dirige y crea tu propia vida. Estas técnicas se aplican a cualquier aspecto de tu vida: a)Físico, b)Mental, c)Espiritual. Si te has preguntado: • ¿Como obtener lo que anhelo de manera fácil, armònica, fluida? • ¿Porquè me enfermo? • ¿Cómo funciona mi cerebro, mi cuerpo de luz? • ¿Por qué en ocasiones las situaciones fluyen y en otras encuentro resistencia? • ¿Què desgasta mi cuerpo • ¿Còmo obtener mas energía y no envejecer?

Bring one of the following:
1 Kilo de Almendra
1 Kilo de Nuez
Aceite de Coco
Aceites Esenciales
Alimentos Orgánicos
Bomba para inflar llantas de bicicleta (usada o nueva)

About the teacher, Laurence ten Bosch

Soy originario de Holanda. Soy mi propio Jefe desde hace más de 6 años. Me gusta generar oportunidades para mí y para la gente que me rodea. Llevo algunos años en este viaje para conocer de lo que estamos hechos y para qué. He tomado algunos cursos sobre la energía de nuestro cuerpo y la que nos rodea. Sin embargo el conocimiento del sistema operativo humano es un estudio único en su especie que combina muchas de las técnicas que por separado estudian la energía y es por ello que ahora me toca compartir lo que al respecto se.

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Geneva

l'Espace de Quartier Secheron (basement / sous-sol)
Avenue Blanc 7, basement / sous-sol (Call 078 809 17 58)
Genève

Discover how to make an easy, quick, balanced vegetarian meal that you, your family & friends can all enjoy. A tasting session will follow the cooking class. This class includes a short introduction to Ayurvedic nutrition, how to cook with spices and how to make a simple sweet chutney. N.B.The class will be held in English /French depending on the participants' needs. A NOTER: Le cours se déroulera en français/anglais selon les besoins des participants.

Bring one of the following:
a bottle of brandy
a ukelele class
fresh organic ginger
fresh organic herbs e.g. coriander
fresh, local, seasonal, organic vegetables/fruit
help painting doors in my appartment
open heart & mind

About the teacher, Janet Gomez

Ayurveda, yoga, nutrition & food are important parts of my life. Over the years I've attended many a class & course and read a number of books, and continue to read, study, observe (eternal student!). I enjoy sharing with anyone interested, esp. those who lead a busy life (like me), this path to well-being. L'ayurvéda, le yoga, la nutrition et l'alimentation jouent un rôle important dans ma vie. Au fil des années j'ai suivi de nombreuses cours, stages et formations et j'ai lu de nombreuses livres et je continue à lire, à étudier, à observer (on apprend toujours!). J'ai du plaisir à partager avec toute personne intéressée, surtout ceux/celles qui vivent une vie trépidante (comme moi!) pour les guider vers du bien-être.

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l'Espace de Quartier Secheron (basement / sous-sol)
Avenue Blanc 7, basement / sous-sol (Call 078 809 17 58)
Genève

I am a Spanish girl and I would love to teach you something about Spanish food, like the typical Spanish omelette. We will taste something else, like Horchata, and do a Spanish omelette, an "empanada" and "pan tumaca". Maybe something else...it depends on the time. These are meat free, so if you are vegetarian, you are welcome, but we will use products from animals (like eggs). Je suis une femme espagnole et j'aimerais vous apprendre des choses sur la cuisine espagnole. On goutera des mets inhabituels, comme par exemple l'Horchata. On fera une omelette espagnole, une "empanada" et du "pain tumaca". Ce sont des produits ne contenant pas de viande, donc les végétariens sont bienvenus. Par contre, on utilisera des produits d'origine animal (des oeufs).

Bring one of the following:
A scrapbook/ un petit carnet pour écrire
A surprise/ une surprise
An original recipe that you love above all/une recette originale que tu adores
Des choses à cuisiner dans le cours: patates, oignons, pâte feuilletée, poivrons, sauce tomate, tomates, huile d'olive, pain
Things to cook in the class: potatoes, oignons, puff pastry, pepers, olive oil, tomato sauce, some tomatos, bread

About the teacher, Beatriz Fernandez

In a Trade School lauch party someone proposed me to do this course. Great idea!! Here I am. Dans une fête de lancement de la Trade School quelqu'un m'a proposé de faire ce cours...Super idée!! Donc me voici!!

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l'Espace de Quartier Secheron (1er floor / étage)
Avenue Blanc 7, 1er floor / étage (call 078 809 17 58)
1202 Geneve

After a successful first session we are excited to continue this journey into “Soul Knowledge” through Self Awareness by offering series of topics. Next one is on Let's talk about "Emotions": • What am I feeling? • What options do I have? • What do I really want? If you are curious to open up to the possibilities of discovering your inner self, experience life from the deepest authentic part of you, that you are excited with the idea to co-create with us a conscious, empowering, loving, positive and healthy environment, please join us in an introductory session on “Soul Knowledge” through Self Awareness course. If by reading these few lines you feel excited, interested and your mind is kind of saying what is this session I want to learn more, then please join us-- this is absolutely for you.

Bring one of the following:
a real life example you want to work on
one favourite and one least favourite "Emotion"
one strong belief about life
openness to learning
sense of humour

About the teacher, Deepanjali SAPKOTA and Simone REEVES

Deepanjali SAPKOTA: I grew up with a grandmother who kept telling me and all her disciples that nothing exists except our own self, the most important thing in life is to know/find out who we really are, and the only job we have on this planet is to experience our own self. I thought she was crazy and loved her always. This message became alive when I started asking myself big questions about life. Ever since I have been practicing Atma Gyan (in Nepali Soul Knowledge), a personal choice, a life style more in line with my being, and life suddenly transformed from being a hassle, a burden to a playground, an experiential bliss, empowerment, peace, love, compassion, unity, oneness, conscious and fountain of happiness flows within and quest for search outside stopped. During this journey I remembered the mission of my Life, my soul’s desire to share the insights, experiences, and my life journey by simply speaking about my own understanding of my soul which I believe has the same qualities like all souls in the world. Simone REEVES: Simone is passionate about calling forth the Leader that is in each of us and thus leading and living a life ‘on purpose’. As a Certified Professional Co-Active coach with over 20 years breadth and depth of experience in regional and global HR Leadership roles across various geographies, Simone is experienced in supporting individuals and organisations in achieving productive transformation through facilitating performance and change processes. Collaboration and co-creation in the moment is her favourite flavour of the month and she looks forward to involving you in the experience.

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l'Espace de Quartier Secheron (1er floor / étage)
Avenue Blanc 7, 1er floor / étage (call 078 809 17 58)
1202 Geneve

Following the successful face massage course Edition II held on 26 August 2014, and great demand, I am offering a second Edition to the Scalp massage which completes the head massage. We previously covered an introduction to face massage where tensions settle but we do not want to forget the rest of the head! During this short class, you will be able to revise your face massage skills should you wish to attend this class too. Those who would not have attended the face massage class can still learn separately how to massage the scalp :). This promotes relaxation to help release tensions. This is an Introduction Course, NOT a therapeutic class therefore students will only go through relaxation lines. PLEASE BRING A YOGA MAT, A SMALL PILLOW OR CUSHION, a blanket if you needed, a bottle of water, a pen and paper. For any queries, please contact me on zenmoi01@gmail.com A la suite du cours du massage du visage qui s’est tenu le 26 août , ainsi qu'à une grande demande, je vous propose le massage du cuir chevelu, qui complètera le massage de la tête. La dernière fois, nous avions commencé par le massage du visage où les tensions se logent, mais il n'est pas question de manquer le reste de la tête ! Pendant ce cours, vous aurez la possibilité de réviser le massage du visage (si vous avez participé à ce cours). Ceux qui n’auront pas participé au cours précédent pourront toujours apprendre séparément le massage du cuir chevelu :). Le massage du cuir chevelu aide lui aussi à la détente et au relâchement des tensions. Ceci est un cours d’INITIATION et NON un cours thérapeutique, les participants auront simplement à suivre les lignes de Relaxation. VEUILLEZ EMMENER UN TAPIS DE YOGA, UN COUSSIN, une couverture, une bouteille d’eau, un stylo et du papier. Pour toute question, contactez-moi par mail à zenmoi01@gmail.com

Bring one of the following:
1 x bottle of Organic Orange, or Bergamote or Citrus massage Oil / 1 x bouteille d'huile de massage BIO à l'orange, ou citrus ou bergamote
1 x kilo of Bergamote
1 x kilo of Cassumunar Ginger
1 x kilo of fresh Lemongrass
1 x Pierre d'ALUN BIO
3 x litres of Organic Rice drink / 3 x litres de boisson au riz BIO

About the teacher, Marie

Coming from a corporate professional background in London and in Geneva, I realised that spending my life in the office was not the best thing to take care of myself. I went to Thailand to train on Traditional Thai Massages and discovered a complete different world and approach to taking care of our body and mind. I have trained for days, weeks, months and months before opening my own practice Zen-Moi in central Ferney-Voltaire, near the Airport and International Organisations. Having learnt a different approach to the human being's suffering, stress, and pains, I consider myself lucky to have had the precious chance to have trained from one of the most prestigious Thai Traditional Medical & Massage School but also from elderly Thai women from the Thai countryside who hold the knowledge of Thai Massage. Nothing on earth is worth giving up our Health, no money can buy it so give yourself a chance: "Take care of your Body & Soul". Visit my FB page under "Zen-Moi, Relaxation Traditionnelle Thaïe"

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CERN (please read the course description for exact directions and instructions!)
Route de Meyrin 385
Meyrin

We will be playing the famous role playing game called Mafia (http://www.wikihow.com/Play-Mafia). We will look at a variety of strategies used by some players to probe and examine suspects, while others attempt to lie and deceive their way through the game. We will discuss how we can employ the techniques of inquisition and deception in real life situations. Equipped with this additional knowledge, we will play a second game of Mafia and try to implement what we have learnt. Time permitting, we will play a modified version of the game with additional characters and even higher stakes! Feedback from previous students: "We had a lot of fun playing mafia, and it was very interesting to play and to think at the same time about the different behaviours of the players. I would love to do it again." "It was great to discover a new game with you. You did great, I felt you knew how to make the whole thing work very well." "What a great introduction the the Geneva Trade School! The course was fun and engaging and a great way to meet new people in the city." *****DIRECTIONS TO CERN AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR ENTERING THE BUILDING***** Meeting Point: CERN Reception (building 33) (15 minutes before official start of class) Directions: Take the tram line 18 to CERN (it is the last stop). The CERN Reception is the building to your left (opposite the Globe). Please note that the students will need to be escorted into CERN, so they must be at the reception on time. Room: The class will be held in the IKEA Room in CERN Restaurant #1.

Bring one of the following:
a tour of your workplace with some cookies and hot chocolate
coffee mug with design or message
earphones
invitation to a home-cooked vegetarian or pescetarian dinner
one hour driving class around Meyrin
potted plants, flowers or herbs
something special from your city or country (non-alcoholic, non-meat)
umbrella

About the teacher, Sameed

I am a physicist by training and currently work at CERN. I have lived in the United States, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and Hungary and have interacted extensively with people from nearly fifty different nationalities. Although I do not have any formal education in psychology, I have privately studied the subject in various extra-curricular capacities. I have been playing Mafia for more than three years now and have researched the psychological aspects of the game with my colleagues at university. There are a lot of lessons and hidden gems in this highly interactive game that I would love to share at Trade School Geneva.

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White Magic & Tantra Workshop

4:00p.m. to 5:30p.m.
Université de Genève / Uni Mail - Room M4220
Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve 40, 4th floor (right side from tram stop entrance) (Call 078 721 94 19)
Genève

Hearing the the familiar ancient myths and legends which describe magical and miracle happenings, we are intrigued by the possibilities... but normally brush them off as being mere bedtime stories. However, the countless occurrences in literature of cultures around the world do not exist by sheer coincidences in artistic imaginative creativity, but rather because of very concrete events. YES, it is REAL: It is not a fairy tale of abracadabra. You can become a magic priest/priestess, sorcerer/sorceress, witch/warlock... and, yes, even one who's actions are deemed Divine Creations, meriting the name "God/Goddess". This class is intended as an introductory survey of ancient magical techniques that adhere to ethics and morals, bringing all desired results : success, ability, protection, charisma, love on all levels and of all types, peace, bliss, health, wealth & prosperity. I will also introduce the way and knowhow of rituals, incantations, symbols, gestures & potions.

Bring one of the following:
Art frames
Camera tripod
Gold paint (acrylic, gouache, oil)
Mortar & pestle
Painting furniture in The Temple
Pillows for meditation
Publicity help: Printing flyers, newsletter writing
Shoe rack
Typing/editing/translating my books/websites
Web design
Yoga mat

About the teacher, Alix Claire Erie

In 2012-2013, during the last months of her master work in theoretical physics, Alix had a series of awakenings, bringing her to the realization of her true calling to be channel for the divine will, providing access to self-realization for all seekers who cross her path. At this time she left the academic sciences to pursue the manifestion of her vision and performed a complete renunciation of all her belongings. She then traveled for a year visiting and working in several different countries, spiritual communities, and ashrams, and is now based again in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Basic bicycle repair

2:00p.m. to 3:30p.m.
l'Espace de Quartier Secheron (1er floor / étage)
Avenue Blanc 7, 1er floor / étage (call 078 809 17 58)
1202 Geneve

The class will be a hands on demonstration on how to fix a flat tire and then basic information about bike care and maintenance.

Bring one of the following:
A good beer
A great veggie recipe
A surprise
Tire patches
Vegetarian food

About the teacher, Max Diaz

I spent two years in West Africa where I got around mostly by bicycle and learned the hard way on how to take care of and fix a bike. A few friends of mine who ride regularly asked me to show them some basic bike repair skills so I thought more people might be interested. I'm in no way a pro biker or mechanic but do know enough to always be able to get back on to ride :)

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Part I: First start in Spanish

2:15p.m. to 3:45p.m.
Université de Genève / Uni Mail - Room M4220
Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve 40, 4th floor (right side from tram stop entrance) (Call 078 721 94 19)
Genève

A class dedicated to total beginners with a curiosity for the language. We would have fun understanding some useful cultural facts about the language and its speakers and cover together some basic Spanish. I will teach you how to introduce yourself, order some simple food from a menu, express some basic ideas and more....!!! Ready for the challenge??? Muy bien!! All you need is pen and paper and your fun and enthusiasm. For those wishing to collaborate further, you are welcome to bring something to share with the class (drink, food, anecdotes of your experience with the language, Spanish music, etc, etc). See you all very soon!!

Bring one of the following:
something creative
something funny
something passionate
something traditional
surprise

About the teacher, Amelia Espejo

I am a native Spanish from Málaga. A linguist by profession with over 15 years experience teaching languages and translating/interpreting in many countries around the world. I love meeting new people, interacting in class and learning from each other experiences/nationalities. I think the opportunity of a free trading service is fantastic, it provides the platform for true exchange of skills in a friendly and enriching atmosphere.

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Who am I?

4:00p.m. to 6:00p.m.
l'Espace de Quartier Secheron (1er floor / étage)
Avenue Blanc 7, 1er floor / étage (call 078 809 17 58)
1202 Geneve

This class is for everyone who has the intuition that there is more to life than just working, having fun with friends, partying, building a family, following your hobbies, being happy, etc. Whether you have already read books, had experiences or not, everyone is welcome to join. This course is not about learning any new technique or religion, but about exploring what our true nature is, with what is available to us at any given moment: perception, thoughts and awareness. Expect to be challenged in your most fundamental beliefs and come to the class forgetting everything you have ever learnt in life.

Bring one of the following:
A house by the ocean
A surprise
Any kind of chocolate
Organic vegetables or fruits
Something expected

About the teacher, Benjamin Schmid

I have explored this topic since I was 15 years old, exploring psychology, philosophy, Advaita Vedanta and most importantly, using my own experience. I have the greatest passion for finding how we and this universe is functioning and have found out that our true nature is ultimate peace and joy.

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Université de Genève / Uni Mail - Room M4220
Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve 40, 4th floor (right side from tram stop entrance) (Call 078 721 94 19)
Genève

Ce cours portera sur le thème de la musique dans la conscience: après avoir retracé l'histoire de la musique occidentale, de l'antiquité à nos jours, nous verrons s'il est possible d'établir des liens entre les partitions (plus généralement la théorie musicale) et les émotions.

Bring one of the following:
De la peinture, des pinceaux, crayons, stylos
Des partitions ou d'autres choses en rapport avec la musique
Un livre (sur la philosophie, la religion, la musique, la spiritualité...)
Un objet naturel (une pierre, une plume..)
Une longue discussion ou une jam session après le cours

About the teacher, Virgile Delmas

Je m’appelles Virgile, je viens de Belgique et je fais des étude de philosophie et science des religions à Lausanne ainsi que musicologie à Genève. J'ai pris du temps avant d'oser me lancer dans des études littéraires assez divergentes mais je suis vraiment heureux d'avoir fait ces choix, j'apprends énormément de choses et j'aimerais les partager.

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Zumba Fitness

4:00p.m. to 5:00p.m.
l'Espace de Quartier Secheron (basement / sous-sol)
Avenue Blanc 7, basement / sous-sol (Call 078 809 17 58)
Genève

Dancing makes me happy and keeps me fit, and with this class I will do my best to help YOU find the same feeling! Zumba is for everyone - it is an easy-to-follow, calorie-burning, latin-inspired dance-fitness class in which you work out your body while having fun. Colour your day with positive energy and joyful exercise, let's dance together!!! Come with a smile and wanting to dance - but as it's fitness exercise as well. You'll sweat, so a bottle of water is recommended ;) Fitness/easy-to-dance clothes & trainer shoes.

Bring one of the following:
1 kg fresh ginger
Andros or Tropicana fruit juice
Café Touba (found in African boutiques)
Fresh fruits
Help with installing a washing machine
Lush perfume stick "Lust" (my favourite!)
Orange or warm yellow shower curtain
Piece of African fabric
Yogi tea or Kusmi tea

About the teacher, Heidi Hopeametsä

Heidi Hopeametsä works as freelancer. She is qualified Zumba instructor since June 2013 and gives a regular zumba class at Usine Kugler on Thursday evenings. She's also group fitness instructor, makes colourful clothes and jewellery for her urban fashion brand Mata de Prata, teaches creative sewing in a multicultural project for adults and customising clothes class for teenagers, and she makes balloon animals and fantasy makeup at childrens parties.

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Philosophie grecque et Taoïsme

2:15p.m. to 3:45p.m.
Université de Genève / Uni Mail - Room M4220
Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve 40, 4th floor (right side from tram stop entrance) (Call 078 721 94 19)
Genève

Ce cours portera sur Épictète, un philosophe stoïcien de l'antiquité grecque et sur Lao-Tseu un penseur chinois, à l'origine du Taoïsme. Nous décrirons parallèlement leur philosophie et leur histoire. Quels liens sont possibles entre ces deux grand maîtres de l'esprit, très distants dans l'espace et dans le temps? Le réponse est beaucoup, contre toute attente s'établit un fort lien qui unit leurs pensées convergentes.

Bring one of the following:
De la peinture, des pinceaux, crayons, stylos
Des partitions ou d'autres choses en rapport avec la musique
Un livre (sur la philosophie, la religion, la musique, la spiritualité...)
Un objet naturel (une pierre, une plume..)
Une longue discussion

About the teacher, Virgile Delmas

Je m’appelles Virgile, je viens de Belgique et je fais des étude de philosophie et science des religions à Lausanne ainsi que musicologie à Genève. J'ai pris du temps avant d'oser me lancer dans des études littéraires assez divergentes mais je suis vraiment heureux d'avoir fait ces choix, j'apprends énormément de choses et j'aimerais les partager.

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Indianapolis

Tree Planting Basics

11:00a.m. to 12:30p.m.
Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center
Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center at 727 N. Oriental St
Indianapolis

In this class, you will have a chance to learn the proper techniques of planting a tree in a hands on, interactive way. All too often, trees are planted incorrectly, but trees die slowly, so not many people notice. Add years to your tree's life span with a few simple planting tricks and tips. Please bring something to write with. We will start by learning how trees grow, discussing how to select the right tree and finish with a demonstration of planting a tree.

Bring one of the following:
a homemade snack for the class
properly planting a tree after class and emailing us a picture
sharing your knowledge and teaching someone else
volunteering at least once with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (http://www.kibi.org/volunteer/ways-to-volunteer/)

About the teacher, Kumari Ratnayke & Rachael Mathews

Kumari is inspired by building community and believes creating a sense of place through nature can play a critical role in this endeavor. Her love of learning and nature has led her to become a Master Gardener and Tree Steward. Trade School Indy has provided an amazing avenue for sharing this passion. Rachael grew up around all sorts of green things, but never really started her own planting until Kumari offered to share her awesome green know-how to help Rachael start her own veggie bed. Now she spends much of her time in the garden, and loves helping others discover their own green thumbs, most recently as a Master Gardener, and now with Trade School Indy. Rachael is thrilled to be assisting Kumari is this awesome class about tree planting!

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Beginning Knitting

12:00p.m. to 3:00p.m.
Indy Reads Books
Indy Reads Books at 911 Mass Ave
Indianapolis

Learn how to do a simple cast-on and knit stitch and get started knitting! This class will cover the basics of getting started, share some basic patterns that can be made with just the knit stitch, and give some additional resources. Students will start a scarf or cowl in class, and a handout explaining the bind off will be distributed. You will need a pair of size 8 knitting needles (made of any material) and one skein of a solid color worsted weight yarn, should be a light color so you can see what you are doing! Recommended brands to start with are Red Heart Super Saver, Lion Brand Wool-ease, Berroco Vintage, and Cascade 220.

Bring one of the following:
artwork (pottery, ceramics, photography, prints, need not be own)
beer or wine
Doctor Who books or collectibles
yarn for knitting and yarn bombing

About the teacher, Cara Moczygemba

Cara is a clay artist and knitter. She started knitting 9 years ago and now her daughters introduce her to friends by saying that she "knits all the time". She does not knit while sleeping or driving. She has yarnbombed a stone turtle, makes ceramic "knit" mugs, and otherwise tries to bring the joy of yarn everywhere she goes.

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Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center
Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center at 727 N. Oriental St
Indianapolis

Has using Twitter to grow your business or personal brand been on your to do list for quite some time? Time to break out the hashtags and learn how to make this social network work for you. In this class you'll learn the basics of using Twitter to market yourself and/or your business, from Twitter chats to using lists to finding content to share. For this class, please bring a laptop, phone or other device you can access Twitter, as well as any materials you'd like to use for taking notes. You should have a Twitter account set up prior to attending, whether personal or for business, and a very basic understanding of how it works.

Bring one of the following:
items for Teachers' Treasures (http://teacherstreasures.org/how-to-help/donate-supplies/)
items for the Madison County Humane Society such as Purina dog food, Purina puppy Chow, Purina cat food, Purina kitten chow, large trash bags, or paper towels
volunteer at your local animal shelter and tweet me a photo
volunteer one day at Teachers' Treasures

About the teacher, Sarah Eutsler

Sarah Eutsler is a writer & designer who works with small business owners and non-profits to get snazzy communications into the world. She's also the founder & editor of twentysomething Indy, an online magazine for the young professional set in Indy. A life-long writer, she studied English Writing and was a Media Fellow at DePauw University, where she graduated in 2011. When she's not working, she's reading magazines, blogging, watching too many movies, and perfecting her cat entertainer skills.

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Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center
Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center at 727 N. Oriental St
Indianapolis

Want to advocate for the common good? Want to influence public policy for a better world? Convinced no one can do anything to make a change? Well, that's simply not true! There are things everyone can do right now to raise a voice and influence the decisions related to topics around the world. You can be an effective voice for real change. This class will offer background information and a few practical starter tips to help you on your way. Keep in mind that the focus of the class will be on influencing Congress, but the practical tips you learn will be applicable if you're influencing the statehouse or even the township council! Don’t have a specific topic in mind? I will offer examples about my work in global poverty for you to practice with. You are encouraged to bring a topic - including background information - you would like to advocate on so that you can be coached on writing a letter to a member of Congress or to an editor.

Bring one of the following:
two canned goods for a food pantry housed at LYN House community center in the Windsor Park neighborhood

About the teacher, Lisa Marchal

Lisa Marchal is the Senior Global Grassroots Associate with RESULTS, a grassroots advocacy group committed to creating the political will to end hunger and the worst aspects of poverty. She has been with RESULTS since 2008.

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Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center
Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center at 727 N. Oriental St
Indianapolis

This is a class for the kitchen novice who would like to learn how to start on the road of creating delicious homemade recipes for their family and friends. In this class you will learn which kitchen tools are essential, which are not, how to clean and process your mise en place and be able to participate in a hands on demo of how to prepare some fruits and vegetables that will ultimately be made into a fresh salsa! Please bring the knife you use most often for chopping in the kitchen and a whole onion so you can practice chopping an onion in class. If you would like to bring your onion home, please bring something to place it in as well. After class we will enjoy the fruits of our labor and eat the delicious salsa that was made.

Bring one of the following:
a 6 pack of Indiana craft brewery beers (I would love to try your favorite)
a cute or interesting apron (if you sew, all the better)
any jar of Fermenti Artisan fermented vegetables
Artisano's olive oil, balsamic vinegar or fluer de sel
local unpasteurized honey
organic produce such as heirloom tomatoes, greens, herbs, squash, etc.
plush dog toys for a medium dog
red barn natural bully slices for dogs

About the teacher, Lori Weiss

Lori is a 30 year home chef that has a passion for cooking and teaching people to get back into their kitchens. She has won awards for her recipes and was featured on WISH-TV's Indy Style demonstrating her winning recipe. Lori is also an experienced professional baker with 25 years experience in baking and cake decorating and teaching and training other bakers. She is currently retired, but makes Jewelry in her spare time. Cooking IS her passion and creating fun and new recipes is what keeps her fresh and creative.

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Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center
Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center at 727 N. Oriental St
Indianapolis

Do you want to know more about money - your money? This class will show you how to budget, how to plan for your retirement and how to achieve your financial and life goals. This is for financial beginners - no money knowledge necessary! This class will be heavily Q&A and go off specific examples and unique situations. We will be drawing up potential budgets, so bring a list of expenses, debts and incomes! Think about what changes you want to make and any other financial questions you might have. Please bring a writing utensil and something on which to take notes.

Bring one of the following:
canned organic soup
canned tomatoes
cans of ginger Ale
coffee - brands like Seattle's Best and Eight O'Clock are good (no Starbucks please)
pasta in various shapes/forms
pimm's liquor
sewing or jewelry craft supplies
whole milk
your favorite bottle of Moscato or Pinot Noir wine
your favorite stout, porter or brown ale beer

About the teacher, Zina Kumok

Zina Kumok is a Memphis transplant, by way of Ukraine. Her love of personal finance came from listening to Dave Ramsey on the radio while driving with her mom. She's passionate about teaching personal finance because she's seen how it can empower people and help them improve their lives. When she's not playing with her calculator, she likes walking her dog, shopping at Trader Joe's and watching documentaries. She also enjoys making collages, exploring the city and planning her latest European adventure.

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Los Angeles

Beginning Graphic Design

6:00a.m. to 8:00a.m.
Teacher's Home in Hollywood
1213 Gordon St. Apt#9
Los Angeles

Today's overly crowded world of images and information, both in the physical world and in our daily online media, requires the skill of a Designer to connect with people. These skills are a basic understanding of symbols, signs, interface, typography, language and aesthetics; all of which are nurtured in this beginner's class. Come to explore new ideas on software such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, but also learn some classic techniques with pencil/pen and paper that will advance you to a new level of a skilled Designer! ****SUPPLIES Students Will Need To Bring To Class: computer, pencil or pen, paper

Bring one of the following:
surprise me!

About the teacher, Brian Markle

Brian Markle is currently a Los Angeles based Designer, Animator and Educator. The studio focuses on communication strategies for arts, cultural and educational sectors.

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Intro to Knitting

5:00a.m. to 7:00a.m.
Teacher's House in Echo Park
Address will be emailed before class
Echo Park

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of knitting: casting on, knitting and purling, and casting off. By the end of class you will know all you need to get started on your first knitting project! ****Supplies students will need to bring to participate in class: One skein of yarn and the appropriate sized needles for that yarn. Pro tip: go to a yarn store for these items if you are unsure about which needle size you'll need (The Little Knittery in Atwater Village is my favorite).

Bring one of the following:
a 750ml craft IPA or sour beer (or 2 12oz bottles!)
a handmade ceramic bowl or planter
a mix cd based on the theme l.a. summer psych
a potted herb (dill, basil, mint, chive, etc.)
a skein of100% natural fiber yarn (wool, cotton, linen, alpaca, etc)
a ukelele lesson
an hour of yard work
Polaroid 600 film

About the teacher, Amanda Sutton

Retired ballet dancer turned sweater knitting, motorcycle commuting, pie baking, bicycle collecting, contemporary dance choreographing art student with a full time job.

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Artist Trading Cards

11:00p.m. to 1:00a.m.
reDiscover Center
12958 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles

Think you’re not an artist? Think again! Miniatures have been an artform in cultures all over the world for centuries, and thanks to the increasingly popular global Artist Trading Cards movement, anyone can explore their creative side in a fun, low-cost way. Think of them as baseball cards for artists—you can trade them, use them as greeting cards, or just keep them to commemorate a special memory. Course includes information on how to become part of this exciting worldwide community. ****Supplies Students Will Need to Bring to Class: Students can bring any or all of the following: Glue (Elmers, Modpodge, Glue Gun {glue gun glue!}), Broken Jewelry, beads, buttons, feathers, stickers, ephemera, old clothes (to be cut up!), Markers in any color, Acrylic paint (paint brushes!).

Bring one of the following:
Fabric (remnats or yards)
Local Organic Honey
Loose Tea
Small blank canvases (4" x 6" or smaller)
Soil for plants

About the teacher, Amy Bauer

Amy Bauer is an artist and recent Los Angeles transplant from NYC. Expanding the definitions of both traditional and folk art, Amy is involved in craftivism, feminism, and public art. Her art has been shown world wide and is in various collections. She is an active member of Yarn Bombing Los Angeles, Women's Caucus for Art, and Trade School Los Angeles. She has taught workshops for both children and adults and loves to share her knowledge.

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Bicycle Flat Fix

11:00p.m. to 12:00a.m.
LA River Bike Path
2820 Newell St
Los Angeles

A class on patching and replacing tubes when you get a flat tire on your bike. How to take off your tire, put it back on, pump up your tube and what PSI is. The basics of finding and fixing your own flat tire. ****Supplies students will need to bring to participate in class: If you have these things: bring a bike, or just a wheel (with, or without a flat), tire irons/levers, replacement tubes, a patch kit, a pump.

Bring one of the following:
A really really good mix cd
Figs (all forms)
Micron pens
Nice paper
Photoshop on a flash drive
Tarot Cards
Word on a flash drive

About the teacher, Michaela Bathrick

Michaela Bathrick is an art student at UCLA, an employee at the UCLA Bike Shop and a bike commuter in the wild Los Angeles.

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LA River Bike Tour

12:30a.m. to 1:30a.m.
LA River Bike Path
2820 Newell St
Los Angeles

This class will be a bike tour down the LA River Bike Path. I will explain the history of the LA River also knowledge of wildlife and plants. There will be bird and plant identification. I will explain organizations that help maintain and look to preserve the LA River As much as it will be educational there will also be elements of thrills like the legendary River Monster and other unnatural creatures along the way. Don't worry about bringing protection. I will make an offering to the river gods to keep us safe. But just a heads up there could be water bears, 200 pound geese and demi gods who reside in the water. This will be a lot like the Universal Studios Tour. Prepare to enjoy a nice bike ride that will be a couple miles. This will be an hour or less. We will take breaks along the way for water and rest. Start off location: 2820 Newell St Los Angeles,CA 90039 There is plenty of street parking if you plan to drive and put your bike in your car. ****Supplies students will need to bring to participate in class: A bicycle, water bottle, snack and the fortitude to not be frightened by the wild and exciting creatures that only a few people know about.

Bring one of the following:
a trinket of some sorts
artwork
books or stuff on roman culture
fruit or vegtables
movie
Or just bring something you think is cool. People just willing to sign up for this is more than enough of a gift.
Plant pots

About the teacher, Josh Kaplan

My name is Josh Kaplan. The LA River is one of my favorite places in the world. I always bring it up and it seems a lot of people don't know about it so I decided it would be fun to teach. I do improv comedy out here and am a filmmaker. I love to backpack and enjoy learning things from anyone. I don't have much to say but all my knowledge is just from looking stuff up and spending 5 to 6 days there.

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DIY Frame Loom Weaving

11:00p.m. to 1:00a.m.
Teacher's Apartment in Silverlake
1339 Waterloo St., Apt 1/2
Los Angeles

Weaving is a really simple, incredibly satisfying way to make beautiful wall hangings and textiles! We'll make a simple frame loom out of a picture frame, learn how to warp the loom, and start (and maybe even finish) our little weavings! You'll learn a few of the most basic weaving techniques, and I'll send you off with some photocopies and diagrams for different knots and joinings you can try on your own. ****Supplies students will need to bring to be able to participate in this class: - A sturdy old picture frame (glass removed) or canvas stretcher (or DIY frame -- some kind of wooden frame a bit larger than you'd like your weaving to be) - Scissors - Ruler - Pencil or pen - Any yarn you want to use (I'll have a limited amount) - An extra hammer if you have one! I'll have some yarn, nails, and paint stirrers to use as shed sticks and shuttles.

Bring one of the following:
A book you really love with a note on why you love it, like they do at bookstores
A plant
An invitation to your class or show or party or dinner or whatever it is that you like to do
Any kind of food or beer or wine
Anything handmade
Something to hang on my walls

About the teacher, Jennifer Wineke

Jen took a weaving course and fell in love, but is by no means an expert -- just an enthusiastic experimenter eager to share the yarn-joy. Making stuff is the best.

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Figure Drawing 101

6:00a.m. to 8:30a.m.
Teacher's House in Silverlake
165 N Toluca St
Los Angeles

Learn the basics of figure drawing. Introduction to some of the masters of figure drawing. Basic instruction and techniques, followed by plenty of practice with a live model. Either clothed or nude subjects with timed poses ranging from 1-30 minute poses. Possibly would use participants as models (clothed, of course). ****Supplies students will need to bring to participate in this class: A large sketch pad, at least 18x24 inches (larger is better). Vine charcoal, graphite pencils, pens, markers, pastels, crayons, oil pastels, colored pencils, paints (and brushes, if you promise not to make a mess). Easel if you want, but otherwise we will be seated around the room. Some might like a large clip board to work on, but make sure that you at least have a sturdy sketch pad or other surface to draw on.

Bring one of the following:
A book that you’ve read and liked (or that has really great illustrations in it)
A dream catcher
A unique coffee mug, bowl, or plate
A wind chime
A work of art or craft made by you or someone you know
Bag of coffee
Christmas lights
Surprise me with a unique item (like an odd but aesthetically pleasing garage sale find)

About the teacher, Karen Stasevich

I grew up in rural Michigan and got a dual BA Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Michigan and an MA from the American University of Beirut. To this day, no employers have cared, but I am still trying to convince them otherwise. I am a dilettante, but things that enjoy the most are art, languages, backpacking, and hitch hiking.

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Echo Park Lake: Meet at the Boathouse
751 Echo Park Ave
Los Angeles

Working in a bike shop for 4 years, I changed more flats than I care to remember :) Let me share my flat-fixing skills with you and you'll never again be stranded with a flat. ****Supplies students will need to bring to participate in class: Bring your bike, a new tube (make sure you buy the correct size for your wheel and tire size!), and a set of tire levers.

Bring one of the following:
a 750ml craft IPA or sour beer (or 2 12oz bottles!)
a handmade bar of soap
a handmade ceramic bowl or planter
a mix cd of the weirdest druggy doomy dark noisy stuff you can come up with
a potted plant
a skein of 100% natural fiber yarn (wool, cotton, linen, alpaca, etc)
a ukelele lesson
Polaroid 600 film

About the teacher, Amanda Sutton

Retired ballet dancer turned sweater knitting, motorcycle commuting, pie baking, bicycle collecting, contemporary dance choreographing art student with a full time job.

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reDiscover Center
12958 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles

Buttons fall off. Socks get holes in them. Pants are too long. Save hundreds in basic tailoring costs by learning how to do these minor repairs yourself. Avoid having to wait for days while the tailor performs these basic tasks you can do just as well in minutes. Learn both traditional techniques, and the current trend in visible mending (both methods can be used on all fabrics). Class includes pointers on general mending. ****Supplies Students Need to Bring To Class: Students should bring the following: Buttons Thread Hand Needle (needle threader) Fabric (can be scrap)

Bring one of the following:
Local Organic Honey
Loose Tea
Old funky buttons
Soil for plants
Thread in all colors and thicknesses

About the teacher, Amy Bauer

Amy Bauer is an artist and recent Los Angeles transplant from NYC. Expanding the definitions of both traditional and folk art, Amy is involved in craftivism, feminism, and public art. Her art has been shown world wide and is in various collections. She is an active member of Yarn Bombing Los Angeles, Women's Caucus for Art, and Trade School Los Angeles. She has taught workshops for both children and adults and loves to share her knowledge.

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Epiphany Space
1375 North St. Andrews Place
Hollywood

Grab a pen, a working one. Grab paper, that Starbucks' receipt works, and come on by for a peek into the inner workings of comedy. We'll examine some of the tools of humor and do hands on exercises to sharpen our wit. ****Supplies Students Need to Bring To Class: Pen and paper

Bring one of the following:
bags of large marshmallows
Caffeinated Tea
Nutella
Pens
scones

About the teacher, Kara Christensen

Kara lives in the heart of Hollywood, in a an apartment furnished by the posher street corners of Los Angeles. She is currently employed to write scripts for Families of Character, and was hired to write funny, and informative, sketches for a company's training weekend. In her spare time she writes Romantic Comedies, makes stop motion shorts (found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJrqe7t1C5I or search Marshmallow Snow: Episode 1), and writes on her blog about Dating in LA (labullets.blogspot.com).

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Sound Making & Meditation

3:30a.m. to 6:00a.m.
Teacher's Back Porch - Echo Park
2016 Ewing Street
Los Angeles

This class is aiming to be a physically restorative class. I will help teach and guide a 2.5 hour class based on the physical healing properties of sound waves and music. The first 15 min- half hour will just be a brief run-down of information on the types of sound and how they physically can affect your body and setting up physically for the class with a gentle physical warm-up. The first hour will include physical postures and positions based on Alexander Technique and Yoga and various physical and vocal exercises and group vocal sound making that are geared toward restoration and release. The second hour will be a guided meditation through different types of sound. Music provided by a musical guest! (drummer, cellist or violinist) Its all about leaving feeling restored and relaxed gaining a hopefully new perspective on ways to meditate or physically release stress through making and listening to sounds. In terms of format, this is something you might experience in a yoga studio... ****Supplies students will need to bring to participate in class: 1.) A yoga mat ideally, or a blanket, or a pillow. Something sturdy but comfortable. 2.) WATER 3.) Towel if you desire but only because its summer in LA.

Bring one of the following:
1.) Shea butter
2.) organic or local or farmers mrkt citrus fruits (or anything from cookbook)
3.) Lavender Essential Oil
4.) Two hours of your spare time to help me or my special guest run lines (actors)
5.) Delicious Ginger Beer (OR) Birch Beer (if you

About the teacher, Hope Simpson

My name is Hope, and I am a friendly foodie yogi storyteller artist type, interested in sharing some of the wonderful healing properties of sound and help some Angelenos relax a little from our uptight sedentary crazy noisy lifestyles. I graduated college in Claremont, CA having studied languages, linguistics, and theater arts.

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Watercolor Techniques and Tricks

12:00a.m. to 2:30a.m.
At the Teacher's Art Studio in Silverlake
Address will be provided upon registration
Silverlake - Los Angeles

In Watercolor Techniques and Tricks, we'll cover the basics to get you started on your own masterpiece! Finished work will include an outdoor landscape, feathers and unexpected tools and tricks to create interesting textures and effects. Finished artwork will be frame-ready! :::: Supplies Students Will Need To Bring :::: Paper towels and a smock.

Bring one of the following:
A pad of Watercolor Paper 140 lb or heavier, any size
Black Hardbound Sketchbook size 5½" × 8½"
Bonterra Pinot Noir Wine
Dr. Bronners Lavender Castile Liquid Soap - 16 oz.
Esdee Brand: Three-in-One Lino Cutting Baren Kit
Speedball brand: Block Printing Ink, any color

About the teacher, Sienne Mascarenas Diaz

I am an Illustrator who creates adventure themed, eco-friendly goods and teaches my craft!

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The Yoga of Herbs

3:00a.m. to 6:00a.m.
Teacher's Back Porch - Echo Park
2016 Ewing Street
Los Angeles

The purpose of my class is to allow students the time and space to explore their senses (especially taste!) and to expand their knowledge and consciousness of edible plants. The class is structured into several components. We will begin with a Gardening 101 of sorts in my garden. The class will spend time planting, identifying, doing simple plant maintenance, and talking about composting and natural garden cycles. The garden instruction is followed by a period of exploration and meditation. After a short briefing, students are free to explore the garden – tasting, collecting, experiencing, and meditating on their sensory experiences. After this period, we will regroup for a short lecture on the principles of Ayurveda and then I will open the space for students to describe the “properties” of the plants they’ve collected. We will take time to share experiences, memories, recipes, and any associations provoked by their explorations of the garden. We will finish with a simple yoga asana (likely tree pose) at dusk. The class is invited to stay after to prepare a simple meal with our foraged food and herbs in my home. All students will leave with foraged herbs, fresh fruits, veggies, and seeds!

Bring one of the following:
a crystal or rock
a lesson in oil extraction (for making essential oils)
an old surfboard
blueberry anything
candles
coconuts
energy work
homemade soap
plants
seeds from a favorite plant

About the teacher, Cici Cyr

I am infinitely curious about the relationship between humans and the Earth, but especially plant life. I graduated from Pomona College, where I focused my studies on the environment, anthropology, and studio art. Since graduation, I’ve been diving, ever deeper, into life in Echo Park. I garden for a living and for pleasure; I practice yoga, study yoga therapy and Ayurveda; rock climb; and surf. I love sweet fruit and lazy summer days in my hammock.

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Real Talk. Sex Ed for Grown Ups.

6:30a.m. to 8:30a.m.
Teacher's House in Pasadena
Address will be emailed before class
Pasadena

For most of us, it's been awhile since we've had sex ed (if we had a sex ed class at all). And maybe our teachers were not so great, or not very comfortable, and maybe we weren't having sex anyway, and it's been awhile. I'd like to offer a class for adults that addresses some of the important components of staying healthy and cover the big topics that people ask me about over and over again once they know I work in sexual health. I'm not a doctor and will not be offering medical advice. Some examples of questions I've had recently: At what point do I tell someone I have herpes? My male partner gave me HPV, is he cheating? Do I get my kid vaccinated against HPV? What kind of protection do I use during a threeway? All my hippie friends use withdrawal method and I don't get how that's even a thing? This will not be an instructional class about how to pleasure a partner or tips for blow jobs, and so on (although I think those are great and I can tell folks where they can go to those classes). This is more about having a safe and respectful place to talk about a few things, ask some expert types some questions, and hopefully have fun. The class will be a mixture of activities, lecture, a female condom demonstration, and plenty of discussion. I will make an anonymous form available to everyone who signs up for the class where they can ask some questions ahead of time, and I will also have a question box in the class. I have female condoms I can give out to people (and male condoms). Female condoms can take practice to use, so it's helpful to have them for free instead of spending money on them. I would like this class to be limited to folks over the age of 18. ****Supplies students will need to bring to be able to participate in this course: Writing supplies if they want to take notes.

Bring one of the following:
Juniper Ridge incense
Landscape design help
Mix CD (or jump drive, I'm a modern girl)
Organic coffee beans
Squash blossoms
Weird, old vinyl records

About the teacher, Lidia Carlton

Lidia Carlton works for a large government agency as a specialist on sexual health education and STDs. (She is not a doctor, so please don't show her things.) Before working for The Man, she was the Program and Training Manager at Planned Parenthood, and has basically been trying to make sure humans have bodily autonomy, freedom, and enjoyment for the past 11 years. She is also a roller derby referee and enjoys long walks on the beach.

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Hermon Park
5566 Via Marisol
Los Angeles

Who needs a gym to get a great workout? Not you! In this group exercise class, we'll complete a high-energy interval training workout using no equipment other than your own body weight. We'll warm up together, then move into a series of high and low-intensity intervals for a workout that taps into coordination, stamina, strength and cardiovascular conditioning. We'll finish the class with a cool down and stretching. You'll leave with a great workout under your belt, plus I'll provide you with ideas and resources for how to create a similar workout on your own. ****SUPPLIES Students Will Need To Bring To Class: Wear sneakers and workout apparel; Bottle of Water; Yoga Mat (or, if you don't have a yoga mat, bring a towel). Students will be required to sign a waiver & release form at class.

Bring one of the following:
100% Pure Lavendar, Cedar or Juniper Essential Oil
Bottle of Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio or Vinho Verde
Bouquet of fresh flowers
Pantone color swatch book
Potted indoor succulent
Yoga Mat (gently used is ok)

About the teacher, Leanne Pedante

Leanne Pedante is a personal trainer and all-around lover of movement. Whether it's hiking, running, interval-training, weight-lifting or yoga, she believes (for real) that there is joy, fun, happiness and healing in movement and she wants to share in it with other people. When not in motion, she works as a freelance graphic designer and runs Trade School LA.

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Beginning Motion Design

10:00p.m. to 2:00a.m.
Teacher's Home in Hollywood
1213 Gordon St. Apt#9
Los Angeles

A comprehensive understanding of motion and time are crucial for new designers tackling complex information. The new media of design requires skills in storytelling, experimentation, timing and editing. This class is a beginner’s introduction to designing for digital motion and traditional animation. The first part of the class will familiarize students with the basics of storyboarding, character design and animatics. After that, the entire length of the class will be devoted to a single, final project, which will include a storyboard. Students can pursue any projects they wish. The techniques taught will span both digital software (e.g. After Effects, Premiere) and traditional practice (e.g. cell animation). The aim is to develop skills in storytelling and experimentation in form — assets needed to work in today’s hyper competitive market. ****Supplies students will need to bring to participate in class: pen, paper, computer (optional)

Bring one of the following:
surprise me!

About the teacher, Brian Markle

Brian Markle is currently a Los Angeles based Designer, Animator and Educator. The studio focuses on communication strategies for arts, cultural and educational sectors.

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Collars for Pets & People

11:00p.m. to 1:00a.m.
reDiscover Center
12958 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles

Learn to take every day parachute cord, rope, and even shoelaces to make stylish, functional, and versatile collars for Fido & Friends. Or even yourself! Using military ropes for macrame knotting this workshop shares some history on this easy and useful trend. Leave with your own collar for yourself or a friend. ****Supplies Students Need to Bring to Class: Scissors, Tape Measure (or pet's current collar for sizing), hot glue gun (and glue for gun!).

Bring one of the following:
Art supplies
Fabric (remnants or yards)
Glue gun and glue for gun
Local honey
Soil for plants

About the teacher, Amy Bauer

Amy Bauer is an artist and recent Los Angeles transplant from NYC. Expanding the definitions of both traditional and folk art, Amy is involved in craftivism, feminism, and public art. Her art has been shown world wide and is in various collections. She is an active member of Yarn Bombing Los Angeles, Women's Caucus for Art, and Trade School Los Angeles. She has taught workshops for both children and adults and loves to share her knowledge.

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Block Talk

12:00a.m. to 1:30a.m.
Epiphany Space
1375 North St. Andrews Place
Hollywood

Are you suffering from writer's block? Come talk it out with a professional writer's block brainstormer. Bring the piece your stuck on, and we'll do a series of activities to help breathe life and momentum back into it.

Bring one of the following:
bags of large marshmallows
Caffeinated Tea
Nutella
Pens
scones

About the teacher, Kara Christensen

Kara lives in the heart of Hollywood, in a an apartment furnished by the posher street corners of Los Angeles. She is currently employed to write scripts for Families of Character, and was hired to write funny, and informative, sketches for a company's training weekend. In her spare time she writes Romantic Comedies, makes stop motion shorts (found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJrqe7t1C5I or search Marshmallow Snow: Episode 1), and writes on her blog about Dating in LA (labullets.blogspot.com).

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Gal Palace
131 S. Rampart Blvd.
Los Angeles

Creating, maintaining and using journals/diaries/sketchbooks to record your life and ideas... The workshop will include looking at examples as inspiration, using collage and source material, texts and exercises as jumping off points to create your own ongoing journals. The workshop can be seen as a refreshing take on inspiring an ongoing and personal journaling practice. ****Supplies Students Will Need To Bring To Class: Please bring a journal with you to class. Collage materials, inspiring quotes, and other material also encouraged.

Bring one of the following:
Art supplies
Graphics help
Snacks for class
Website help

About the teacher, Malado Baldwin

Malado Baldwin is a Los Angeles and New York based multi-media artist, whose work was recently featured in Gallery Tally at FOR YOUR ART, LA, THE BRUCENNIAL 2014, NY, Paperazzi3 at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, NY; and Sideshow Gallery, NY. Her work has been reviewed on artcritical.com, art21.com, hyperallergic.com, Art Business News, and Esquire Magazine among other publications. A graduate of Swarthmore College (BA, 1997, Comparative Literature French/English) and The New York Studio School (MFA 2006, Painting), Malado Baldwin is the recipient of the Buckingham Prize for the Expression of Music in Art (2005), the Visual Arts Foundation Grant (2007) and a nominee for both the Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award (2008, 2010) and the Rema Hort Mann Grant (2011, 2012). She is currently compiling a lifetime of artists books and drawings into new artistic installations and book projects, alongside finishing a collaborative multi-media film project called LUX/NOX for festivals and shows. Websites: www.maladobaldwin.com / www.threequestionsfor.me

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Downtown LA
Exact meet-up location will be updated soon
Los Angeles

I will briefly go over a few pivotal architects who have changed how buildings are designed and built. We'll walk around downtown and look at some buildings done by notable architects and go over interesting facts.

Bring one of the following:
A T-shirt Plain Colored or Black/White or simple graphic
Beanie
Bicycle Tools
Cheap Sunglasses
Dark Chocolate
Espresso Beans
Good Sketching Pens
Homemade Food
Interesting Spices, Sauces, Curries
Nuts
Sketchbook/Notebook
Tea
Wine, Craft Beer, Scotch

About the teacher, Leandro Yuan

I studied architecture at Cal Poly Pomona and currently work for an architect. I have helped with giving architectural tours for houses and exhibits. I enjoy going to museums and exploring Los Angeles.

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Mindful Sleep for Vibrant Living

2:00a.m. to 4:00a.m.
Paniolo Productions presents
3552 Kelton Ave
Los Angeles

This workshop offers the opportunity to learn about hypnosis, it's use for better sleep patterns and how to purposefully utilize your dreamtime to increase wellness . Participants will learn how the mechanics of the subconscious mind operates, experience a group hypnosis/relaxation to create better sleep habits and begin using your dream time to clear the mind of accumulated stress. The overall aim is to connect your mind-body awareness and allow your natural sleep and dream cycles to truly regenerate your system overnight, and every night, so that you awaken feeling refreshed, energized, empowered and perhaps even excited to begin your day with awareness, clear intention and action to match. ****Supplies Students Need to Bring To Class: Pillows for head or under knees or both. A blanket and yoga mat or towel to lye on.

Bring one of the following:
1 hour holistic service
Bottle of Wine
dance class
exercise class
hand made cards or small art
jewelry
Mixed CD
poetry
yoga class

About the teacher, Clare Taylor

Clare Taylor C.Ht. - Certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy, NLP, and Therapeutic Guided Imagery. A 2008 Graduant of the Hypnosis Motivation Institute, Tarzana, Ca. In private practice for 7 years, serving the greater Los Angeles area and Westside communities. Specializing in Behavior Modification/Hypnotherapy for vocational and avocational self improvement and general well being, including stress reduction and sleep.

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Chin's Push
4917 York Blvd
Los Angeles

Computers have the potential to endlessly enlighten and frustrate all of us. This class will cover some basic techniques to make your time on computers more fruitful, less annoying, and more secure. We'll go over different ways to access the programs, information, and other resources that you need to continue your practice as an activist, artist, curious digital diver - including: File Sharing (get/backup what u need!) Computer Security Computer/File Organization Suggested Helpful Programs Ad Blocking! Some Basic Computer Hardware Overview and any other tips/troubleshooting you have! This will be very open and free flowing. I'll cover some of these basics and also open up the space for any of us to share tips and try to tackle specific issues. ****Supplies students will need to bring to participate in class: Just bring your computer/device and your fleshy self.

Bring one of the following:
A Nod
A Rock
A Slap
A Twig
A Wink

About the teacher, Matt

Matt Weathers is an artist and activist. He wants to teach you new ways to listen and stroke your pet computer.

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Hosted by the Teacher
478 E Avenue 28
Los Angeles

It's said that music makes a film come alive. As an independent filmmaker, how and when do you choose the right music for your film, especially if you have a small or nonexistent budget? Is it better to use a composer or to license music, and what is the difference? Jen will give you pointers and answer your burning questions in this mini-class which is open to filmmakers of all experience levels. Students will have an opportunity to show a clip from their film, with or without music. ****Supplies Students Need to Bring To Class: Notebook (paper or digital) Film clip (optional) Favorite music (also optional)

Bring one of the following:
A couple hours of handyperson services (i.e. patch a hole in the wall, sand some shelves, etc.)
A couple of hours of organizing help
A decent bottle of wine
Hair braiding
Help out someone in need (pay it forward)
Something really cool that I wouldn't have thought of, either a service or an item
Vegetable seedlings for our garden
Wool or alpaca yarn bits for making a felted cat toy (or a felted cat toy)

About the teacher, Jennifer Mandel

Jennifer Mandel, Music Supervisor and owner of Uncle Agnes Music, has been music supervising film, TV, commercials, and sports promos for over 12 years. She studied Music and Audio Recording, is a singer-songwriter, and assisted on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic for many years.

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Teacher's Home in Pasadena
614 E. Howard St. (behind #616)
Pasadena

I will be teaching students how to re-wire a lamp with a faulty or outdated cord, plug, and/or socket. This will also be a class about how to make or assemble a lamp out of almost anything. Students will spend the first hour of class at a hardware store a few blocks from the teaching location, I will explain various types of cords, switches, and sockets, then help them choose the correct hardware for their project. The rest of the class will be a visual demo followed by hands-on application. ****Supplies students will need to bring to participate in class * I will provide standard black lamp cord, but students may decide to purchase another color of lamp cord. They will need to bring cash or card for purchase of supplies; most lamp repairs and from-scratch lamp kits cost less than $12. Students may also bring metal, wood, or plastic items that they would like to turn into a lamp. I do not have tools for glass or ceramics. If the student already happens to own wire strippers or a set of both types of screwdrivers, those are helpful but not required. I will provide a variety of tools and adhesives, and I will also have some paint and other miscellaneous crafty things on hand students are welcome use. Inspiration for found-object lamps: http://tinyurl.com/ouhvtep

Bring one of the following:
(10 pair pk) "Leight Sleepers" earplugs (available at Walgreens)
(50-100pk) disposable nitrile gloves
(6pk) 9” black lightweight invisible zippers (for skirts)
18g or 20g bare (uncoated) copper wire 50 ft rolls
Bourbon
New or lightly used wire strippers
NEW small-gauge drill bits (1/16”-1/8”)
Small bottles CA glue (Satellite City green label or comparable, can find at model/hobby shops)
Spool of rosin-core solder
tickets for Cinefamily
tickets/passes for theatre, music, museums, etc
Use of a pickup & lifty help for one trip during a future move (Sept/Oct?)

About the teacher, Shannon Dedman

Work: Freelance props master, set decorator, art director, shopper, props and furniture fabricator, project manager, consultant, puppet fabricator, and puppeteer. Play: Baker, performance artist, reader, referee, camper, maker/hacker/tinkerer/crafter.

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Chez Arroyo
211 S Ave 57
Los Angeles

This introductory class overviews the Creative Problem Solving or CPS process (a process, which resulted from more than 50 years of research and development) and its practical application on challenges, goals, and opportunities that individuals face in their personal and professional lives. We will identify and explain the four stages of the CPS process as well as a number of divergent and convergent tools that can be utilized in each to facilitate successful resolutions. We will practice the process on a challenge together and explore why some participants feel energized at one stage and challenged in another. ****SUPPLIES students need to bring to class: A pack of post it notes (larger size preferred), a color marker, an open mind, and wiliness to participate and have fun.

Bring one of the following:
chart paper
color markers
large post-it notes
networking tape (that doesn’t damage walls)
Services: Advice in one of the following areas: social media, web-site design, resume-cv-bio, branding-PR, business plan,

About the teacher, Adela Vangelisti

Adela’s diversified background provides her with a solid understanding of the issues impacting corporate as well as educational organizations in the 21st century. Her expertise in the creative process enables her to provide customized solutions and to work closely with her clients, ensuring they meet their key goals and objectives. Through her career Adela has worked as an editor-in-chief and creative director for a number of publications working closely with a variety of organizations and developing innovative solutions to help them navigate through change. She is certified as a LegoSerious Play, Creative Problem Solving (CPS) as well as Technology of Participation facilitator. She is fluent in Spanish. Adela is currently completing her M.S. at the International Center for Creative Studies, in Buffalo, New York.

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Perfecting the Portrait

12:00a.m. to 4:00a.m.
LACMA
5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

This class, in it's essence, will be a basic photography course focusing on portraiture and what it takes to capture a beautiful photograph of someone. We live in a world that is being constantly documented by ourselves and everyone around us, so why not have the skills to make sure that it is done so in a way that will produce the most accurate and flattering images possible? I want to give people the basic tools of photography so that they can bring everything from there "selfie game" to the "first day of class" photo and beyond into commercial photography to the next level. There are some very basic and simple rules that one can follow to instantly take a better image, and this applies to your iPhone just as much as it does to your 3,000$ SLR camera. The class will be broken up in two parts, the first being a basic knowledge lecture with examples of imagery, followed by a hands on "how to" where each student will have the chance to take photos of a model provided by myself. The students will leave with the basic skills to produce quality images in various circumstances that they might encounter in daily life as well as more professional environments. I expect that this class will take anywhere from 3-4 hours. I will personally take an image of each student that will be edited and sent to them after the workshop is completed. ****Supplies Students Need to Bring To Class::: The students will be required to bring some form of technology equipped with a camera. It doesn't matter if it's your iPhone, some other smartphone, a point and shoot, or a large format SLR camera.

Bring one of the following:
A bag of apples (prefer fuji/Gala)
A bottle of wine (prefer sweet wine)
A small gift of your choice
Coffee (prefer low caffeine)
Homemade baked goods (no nuts please!)

About the teacher, Cameron Sarradet

Cameron Sarradet is an young photographer, originally from Louisiana, who moved to LA in May of 2014. He has been practicing photography for about 5 years and has experience in everything from Senior Portraits and Wedding photography to Actor's head shots and Conceptual Imagery. Although he has no formal training, his experiences and his body of work prove that he is more than qualified to relay the basics of his craft to a student body.

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Gal Palace
131 S. Rampart Blvd.
Los Angeles

The workshop is designed to empower emerging cultural creatives (visual artists, musicians, actors, dancers, emerging creative space/event organizers, +) by providing an overview of marketing and promotion basics to help take them to their next level. The course will introduce key strategies and tools used for traditional publicity, email marketing, and online marketing. Participating students should have professional aspirations, actively pursuing their creative efforts (i.e., in an active band, making art, performing, etc.) Students will leave the course with the start of an action plan to guide their marketing and promotional efforts. The workshop is led by Charlene Boehne and Lynn Tejada, both of Green Galactic, an LA-based firm which provides publicity and marketing consulting services primarily to arts, culture, and entertainment clients.

Bring one of the following:
a bottle of Shiraz or Merlot
a piece of original dog art
clear garbage bags
graphic design assistance in creating a flyer
local fruits/vegetables (from your backyard, foraged, etc.)
snacks to share with the class
US postage stamps
video editing help

About the teacher, Lynn Tejada & Charlene Boehne

Established in Hollywood, California in 1993, Green Galactic provides publicity and marketing consulting services primarily to arts, culture, and entertainment clients. For over 20 years, Green Galactic Founder Lynn Tejada has been a publicist for alternative art and culture producers, enthusiastically representing clients on a local, regional, national, and international scale. Her promotional focus and client base has grown to include all things of interest to her including music, theatre, art, film, restaurants, dance, fashion, books, and more. Tejada has a BS in Television Production. A marketing professional and project manager for over 20 years, Charlene Boehne has worked in both the non-profit and corporate for-profit worlds. She joined Green Galactic in 2009, primarily as a marketing consultant and writer. Boehne, who has an MFA in Studio Art, has led business training workshops and taught college-level art classes.

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Chez Arroyo
211 S Ave 57
Los Angeles

How long has it been since you've thought about your childhood dreams? Are you feeling stuck, or just want to change the general direction of your career? This class is for you. We will discuss the components of career discernment and explore your core values. You will determine if your core values are aligned with your current occupation. You will leave the class with a list of resources and methods to learn whether your values align with potential careers under consideration. ****SUPPLIES Students Will Need To Bring To Class: a notebook a pen an open mind

Bring one of the following:
a bottle of wine
a cat toy
a piece of art created by you
a vinyl record
follow me and TSLA on twitter (@ritasoultanian/@tradeschoolLA)
tell 10 people about TSLA (who don't already know about it) via email or facebook (tag me and TSLA!)
your favorite decaf tea

About the teacher, Rita Soultanian

Rita is a Career Counselor with 10 years of experience in career services and higher education. She is skilled at advising young professionals on the entry-level market and provides personalized guidance regarding occupational choices, goal setting, and job search. She is also a singer (check out The Silver Lake Chorus) and a voiceover artist.

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My Mind Is Running!

4:30a.m. to 6:30a.m.
Chin's Push
4917 York Blvd
Los Angeles

In this class, we will on the one hand consider how urban movement can deepen our understanding of Los Angeles’ material ambiance, or psychogeography. Aimless running- something similar to what the Situationist International writer Guy DeBord called dérive, or drifting- is a playful-constructive practice where we let ourselves “be drawn by the attractions of the terrain and the encounters we find there.” On the other hand, we will consider how running can be a meditative practice. We will look at questions such as, how does one meditate? Why should one meditate at all? And, how can we run in a mindful way? Although it is not required for the class, participants are encouraged to read Sakyong Mipham’s book “Running with the Mind of Meditation,” as well as Guy DeBord’s writings on dérive and psychogeography (available at online here http://library.nothingness.org/articles/all/all/dosearch/index.php?toplevel=1&authorid=2). We will not be running in this class. We will talk, meditate, make psychogeographical maps of Los Angeles terrain, and deconstruct our attachments to socially prescribed forms of movement. ****Supplies students will need to bring to be able to participate in this class: Please bring something comfortable to sit on (i.e. a large cushion or two, a meditation stool, a folding chair). Please also bring a brief written description of the city street where you work, of the route that you take to arrive at work, and of the city street where you reside. Please include details of color, lighting, smell and emotion. The more specific the better!

Bring one of the following:
A map
A record
Any type of jarred spread that you consider rare or exciting (sweet or savory)
Incense
Lessons on creating a garden
Something made out of jade

About the teacher, Dylan Howell

I like to run and I like to meditate, and I'm always tickled by French theory. If you give any of these things a shot, I think that you might like them too. I'm both looking forward to sharing what I know with the class, and to learning from other folks about their Los Angeles.

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Manila

Commune (Salcedo Village, Makati)
Liberty Plaza, 102 H.V. Dela Costa Street, Salcedo Village
Makati City

This is the second class of Nihongo Basics -- a series of lectures wherein students can learn about the language through fun activities. At the end of this class, students will be able to introduce other people, hold a very simple conversation in Japanese, and learn how to write in Katakana. Please bring a notebook and a pen for writing down notes, and a picture of 3 of your favorite persons... See you soon!

Bring one of the following:
CBTL or Starbucks gift certificate
Donuts from J.Co or Krispy Kreme
Globe prepaid credits/cards
National Bookstore gift certificate
SM gift certificate

About the teacher, Erina Tachibana

I'm part Japanese but a proud Pinay, currently an online English teacher to Japanese students, and always looking forward to my next trip to the beach.

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Forex 101

1:00p.m. to 3:00p.m.
The Midnight Owl (UP Village)
Mapagkawanggawa St. corner Mabait St.
Quezon City

Learn the basic of forex trading.

Bring one of the following:
Apple Pie
Choco Sundae from Mcdonalds
Contact numbers
Mr. Chips
Referrals who wants to learn forex trading

About the teacher, Jill

I am a forex and commodities trader. I have been trading for a year now. I want to share what I know about forex trading.

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Trade School Manila HQ (Meego Travel, Medical Plaza Ortigas)
Meego Travel, Unit 2504 Medical Plaza Ortigas, San Miguel Ave., Ortigas Center,
Pasig City

There are now so many camera phones, point-and-shoots and DSLRs everywhere. But with just a little additional knowledge, you can make your photos more meaningful and memorable.

Bring one of the following:
a bag of starbucks coffee beans (not grounded)
a box of green tea (tea bags or tea leaves)
Red or white wine
SM gift card
small unlined sketch notebook

About the teacher, Gary Coronado

As a former physics high school teacher, I have not forgotten the thrill and the happiness of being in front of a class and sharing my passion. This time however, instead of Newton's Laws or the Laws of Thermodynamics, I teach, through my blog, photography techniques and how-tos. My blog can be found at www.theshyphotographer.com. I am also at twitter.com/garybc and instagram.com/garybc

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The Midnight Owl (UP Village)
Mapagkawanggawa St. corner Mabait St.
Quezon City

How does one come up with ideas? This workshop will challenge you to think, think again, and think once more. A critical skill that the facilitator uses for coming up with training modules, talks and speeches. A critical skill useful for accomplishing anything that needs your ideas. Find your own voice and speak up. Requirements: - a functioning voice box - a well-rested mind - something to write on - something to write with - something to design with (if you like to doodle and color) - any random object you find beside you - a paper where you have written why you decided to take this class

Bring one of the following:
A box of cereal - Nestle Fitnesse Honey & Almond or Nestle Honey Gold Flakes
A good quality (non-slippery) yoga mat
A pack of glow-in-the-dark stickers (for my toddler students! :))
Good quality unsalted butter for baking
Scrapbooking materials
SM/Landmark/National Bookstore GC's

About the teacher, Kath Favorito

Kath Favorito is a dreamer. An artist. A teacher. On weekdays, she teaches toddlers. On weekends, she facilitates small group sharings in recollections. Once a month, she conducts a leadership and character development program for kids and teens.

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Intro to Making Rubbercut Stamps

5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.
Commune (Salcedo Village, Makati)
Liberty Plaza, 102 H.V. Dela Costa Street, Salcedo Village
Makati City

This class teaches you the basics on how to make rubbercut stamps from scratch. The class touches on materials used, techniques, things you can do with your stamps and of course, hands-on stamp-making. For the class, please bring the following materials: 1. Wood carving tools / lino cutters available at NBS and Deovir OR Speedball lino cutter available at Deovir or from online sellers like create by TLF 2. Rubber erasers and/or soft rubber carving blocks 3. Cutting mat (can be improvised as long as it prevents the table from being scratched) 4. Xacto knife 5. Pencil - preferably HB or darker; tracing paper 6. Stamp pad 7. Blank postcards/greeting cards, notebooks witj blank covers or anything you might want to decorate with your new stamps

Bring one of the following:
a 5-/10-day itinerary for an international destination you have already been to (may be cross-country)
book in English by a Filipino author - preferably used and with highlights of your favorite passages and quotes
cute iPad2 or s4 case
food/coffee shop/grocery/NBS GC
notebook/s with blank kraft covers
something handmade and you made yourself

About the teacher, Fatima Espinosa

I'm a 20-something information management partner in an FMCG company with a penchant for crafts and DIY. I'm normally an introvert but becomes an extrovert whenever I am teaching.

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Voice Workshop 101

1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.
Good Food and Events (E. Rodriguez Sr. Ave, New Manila)
101 Culmat Bldg., E. Rodriguez Sr. Avenue, New Manila
Quezon City

For everyone who sings or loves to sing, this is your chance to develop your voice. Attend this voice workshop from C.A.R.E. Program. You will learn the 5 secrets of a good voice and have the chance to sing and get immediate feedback from the voice coach himself. You will also get to learn practical tips which you can apply not just with singing but with public speaking and performing arts. C.A.R.E. Program (Children's Arts, Recreation & Educational Program) is a non-profit organization that aims to provide training and education to people who wish to learn extra skills particularly in the field of performing arts. We are also very much involved in charity activities and a big part of our resources go to the scholarship program for abandoned, disabled and mentally impaired children. For the past years, we have been providing scholarships and creative programs for underprivileged children of Payatas and have been supporting the needs of Cottolengo Filipino, a charitable institution for boys under the Little Works of Divine Providence Congregation. We also conduct regular workshops in various schools and universities in Metro Manila and many provinces.

Bring one of the following:
1 kl any type of fruit or vegetable
1 kl Chicken
1 kl Pork
3 kls uncooked rice
Food products or seasoning

About the teacher, Jerome Vinarao

Jerome Vinarao is the president and artistic director of the Center for Arts Foundation, Inc., a foundation based in Quezon City, Philippines with sites and branches in Manila, Quezon City, Makati, Pampanga, Laoag, Bulacan, Palawan and Siquijor Island. He has been teaching performing arts for free in the Philippines and other countries (specializing in Voice, Dance and Acting) since 1998. He directs concerts, musical plays and corporate events. He also gives workshops and seminars in various schools and universities. Jerome Vinarao is involved in various socio-cultural activities and events. He is also involved with the church and other non-governmental organizations. Jerome Vinarao is currently establishing and helping various organizations in building culture and arts awareness. One of his recent advocacy involves his management of Olang Arts Park on Siquijor Island, Philippines. It is a 5 hectare property in the Central Visayas region which is being developed into an artist's village. Jerome Vinarao also manages talents and artists. He produces record albums, concerts and other events in the Philippines and abroad.

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Art Therapy Workshop

5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.
The Midnight Owl (UP Village)
Mapagkawanggawa St. corner Mabait St.
Quezon City

No good with art? No problem! Art therapy is more focused on the process instead of the outcome. Join me for a little bit of introspection through paint and paper!

Bring one of the following:
2 Gouache paint sets
5 boxes of oil pastels
A .org domain name
An album by an independent local artist
An interesting non-fiction book (about war, literature, ocean science, social entrepreneurship, history, or even biographies)
Any book of poetry by Charles Bukowski
Beer from Palaweno Brewery
Movie passes

About the teacher, Mariel Sandico

I'm a multimedia designer and educator from Quezon City. I manage an artist volunteer collective that empowers youth through the arts. I like beer and history books.

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Norwich

Easy Indian Cooking

8:00a.m. to 9:00a.m.
St Laurence's Church
St Benedict's Street
Norwich

This class will give beginners a basic understanding of Indian food and flavours and those who have attended previous classes/ have previous experience, will learn a few new recipes and cooking techniques with the help of a live cooking demo. I will also be able to help you resolve problems you may have faced while cooking Indian food. At the end of the lesson we get to eat what we have cooked!

Bring one of the following:
A set of oil pastels
An A3 size hard back sketch pad
Any toy for a little boy (age 3)
Anything homemade
Organic fruit /veg
Set of hair rollers

About the teacher, Esther Lall-Durowoju

I was born in India and learned to cook from my mother and grandmother. I cook healthy, flavoursome and traditional Indian food. I am an architect by profession, and love all things creative. I am looking to expand my horizons by learning new skills. I am always happy to barter for knowledge!

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Play and Make Medieval Board Games

9:00a.m. to 10:00a.m.
St Laurence's Church
St Benedict's Street
Norwich

This is your opportunity to discover (and play) two medieval board games that have disappeared from popular memory: Nine-Man's Morris and Fox and Geese. There's also the chance to make either (or both) board games to play with your friends and family and help keep these lovely games alive.

Bring one of the following:
Bag of general purpose compost
Clothes for 11/12 year old boy (check charity shops)
Empty jam jars (with lids)
Paints suitable for ceramics
Small plant pots - suitable for seeds/seedlings
Tent pegs
Yeast - dried or fresh
Your favourite recipe - vegan or vegetarian

About the teacher, Colin Hynson

I'm a freelance educational and children's writer, researcher and consultant. I love teaching (and learning) quirky but useful things.

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The Book Hive
53 London Street
Norwich

A two hour introduction into the basic skills of storytelling. The session includes work on developing voice, movement and gesture as well as thinking about how to both adapt and learn stories to tell.

Bring one of the following:
A surprise!
Ball point pens
Birdfood
Biscuits (Home made are good!)
Old wood for kindling
Plants for the garden

About the teacher, David Tonge

I am a professional storyteller who specialise in historical costumed telling and I work at museums, heritage sites, festivals, fairs and schools all over the UK.

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St Laurence's Church
St Benedict's Street
Norwich

A beginners class to learn how to make percussive sounds in a rhythmic manner with only our voices. We'll look at: how to warm up, the different percussive vocal sounds to use, how to make a rhythmic beat and ways to play with our voices. Any ability level can take part - no skills necessary - if you can talk you'll be able to do it.

Bring one of the following:
A decent salt and pepper grinder with metal grinders
A double duvet
A full body mirror
A hose with a reel
A house lamp
A melodica
A single duvet
Plain white plates, bowls, or mugs
Some nice house plants
Someone to remove the waste from our garden

About the teacher, bebox

Hi there, I'm Be. My stage name is bebox. I am a beatboxer, loop station artist and singer. I've been beatboxing and looping beats for 4 years and singing since I was a child. I enjoy having fun and using my voice expressively. I hope to inspire and encourage others to build their self esteem by playing with their voices.

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Get Writing

8:00a.m. to 9:00a.m.
St Laurence's Church
St Benedict's Street
Norwich

A fun session of creative writing exercises to get the creative juices flowing. Bring a pen and paper and a willingness to have fun and share your work.

Bring one of the following:
Cake (homemade)
Extra Virgin Olive oil
Organic produce (not meat or fish)
Poetry books
Smoked garlic
Some new bamboo socks (women's size 7)

About the teacher, Julia Webb

I believe that everyone has a writer inside them and that creative writing should be fun. I have a degree in Creative Writing form Norwich University of the arts and an MA (creative writing/poetry) from UEA. I have taught for various organisations including 4women, Writers Centre Norwich, Homegroup and Leeway. I currently run a writing workshop at the Greenhouse and teach introduction to poetry at Wensum Lodge.

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Learn to Knit

9:00a.m. to 10:00a.m.
St Laurence's Church
St Benedict's Street
Norwich

Learn how to make a scarf, cast on, knit, maybe purl too, and cast off. So simple, anyone can do it. Bring :- Knitting needles size 8mm (but any size will do if you can't find a pair) 1 or 2 100g balls of wool (your preferred colour) The more like Dr Who's scarf you want, the more wool will be needed obviously. The wool can be chunky or double knit (DK) it depends on how thick you want your scarf.

Bring one of the following:
A surprise
Anything rainbow coloured
Bunch of flowers
Chocolates
Vegtable plants

About the teacher, Kessa

I was first taught to knit by my mother when I was young. Have sold many knitted accessories and made many jumpers of my own designs over the years.

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Yoga & Relaxation

10:00a.m. to 11:00a.m.
St Laurence's Church
St Benedict's Street
Norwich

A balanced class to include physical postures, breath work and relaxation. Suitable for all levels of ability, just come along and relax. You will need to bring a yoga mat (a camping mat will do just as well!)

Bring one of the following:
A Surprise
Fruit
Inspirational reads/ films
Old Healthy eating cookbooks
Vegetables

About the teacher, julia ebbens

I am a part time yoga teacher/ student of nutritional therapy and have been teaching in a range of locations for over a year. My background is in Law but I soon got fed up with it and am very glad to be embarking on a healthier journey!

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Making Mandalas

8:00a.m. to 9:00a.m.
St Laurence's Church
St Benedict's Street
Norwich

No expertise in drawing or colouring needed just come and sit with others as we colour patterns in Mandalas or make our own circular patterns. Mandala means "circle" which means wholeness. Making or colouring them is a mindful activity that can be soothing, calming and inspiring creatively. The psychologist Carl Jung made one everyday to monitor his personal growth.

Bring one of the following:
A short story book
A surprise
Cake
Fruit
Poetry

About the teacher, Natasha Day

Natasha Day is an artist among other things, and mainly uses acrylic paints in abstracted landscapes. She has worked with art and Mandalas as part of Art and Wellbeing themes and believes fully in the therapeutic benefits of art making in general

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The Fine Art of Napkin Folding

9:00a.m. to 10:00a.m.
St Laurence's Church
St Benedict's Street
Norwich

Have you ever turned up at a meal to find some beautifully-folded napkins on the table in the shape of a boat, a bishop's mitre or a rose? If you have then keep up with your friends by coming along to this class and learn some great napkin folds. If you haven't then be the envy of your friends by being the first to display your new-found napkin folding skills.

Bring one of the following:
Clothes for an 11 year old boy (charity shop stuff okay)
Empty jam jars with lids
Folk or Classical CDs
Homemade biscuits or cakes
Kilner jars or bottles
Loose tea
Your favourite vegetarian/vegan recipe

About the teacher, Colin Hynson

I'm a freelance educational and children's writer, researcher and consultant. I love teaching (and learning) quirky but useful things.

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Making Your First Sourdough Bread

10:00a.m. to 11:00a.m.
St Laurence's Church
St Benedict's Street
Norwich

This class is aimed at newcomers to sourdough bread making. It will give simple step-by-step instructions on developing and caring for a sourdough starter. Students will learn to bake a delicious basic loaf and be given ideas for enhancing that loaf by changing the flour mix and adding additional ingredients. I will have samples available to try.

Bring one of the following:
Bread proving baskets
Cookbook
Large bread mixing bowl (non-metallic)
Organic bread flour
Surprise me

About the teacher, Mark Bond-Webster

I am a former teacher of history, now working for a charity providing housing for the homeless in Norwich. I am a passionate reader. I am also a passionate amateur cook, with a particular fondness for baking. I can also be found at many of the wine tastings held in the local area!

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Paris

Gestion de projet collectif

2:30p.m. to 4:00p.m.
Le Moulin à Café - salle 2
8 rue Sainte Léonie, 75014
Paris

On croit souvent que la réussite d'un projet est due au hasard et qu'elle nécessite un chef. Réalité ou illusion ? Avez-vous déjà mené un projet sans chef ? Seulement en concertation et en respectant l'ordre d'intervention des différents acteurs ? Au cours de cet atelier, vous apprendrez à vous situer en tant qu'acteur dans un collectif. J'aurai besoin, si vous en êtes d'accord, que vous me transmettiez au moment de votre inscription, votre date de naissance. Celle-ci permettra de finaliser le travail autour de votre tempérament, utile pour gérer un projet. Et s'il reste du temps, nous tenterons de vivre un début de réalisation de projet. L'atelier devra se terminer obligatoirement à 22h, pour des raisons de transport.

Bring one of the following:
Aide au développement de mon activité sur les réseaux
Aide pour créer un site internet basique
Des feuilles et un stylo pour le cours
Un chapeau d'automne
Une paire de boucles d'oreilles
Une surprise

About the teacher, Martine ANSON

Après avoir exercé plusieurs métiers de formation et de relation d'aide, je me suis consacrée à la maternité et à l'instruction à domicile de mes enfants. Depuis 25 ans j'ai suivi diverses formations en pratiques alternatives de santé et j'ai créé mon propre métier de conseil en relation depuis un peu plus de 4 ans.

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Le Moulin à Café - salle 1
8 rue Sainte Léonie, 75014
Paris

Formation pour tous et plus spécifiquement pour les responsables associatifs et entrepreneurs sociaux. Focus sur la communication presse, apprentissage de la démarche de la relation presse et de la méthodologie du communiqué de presse. Temps d'atelier de co-construction de communiqué de presse. Temps de l'atelier: 2h maximum.

Bring one of the following:
un feed back sur cette formation
une clé usb si vous souhaitez récupérer le diapo
vos expériences de relations presse
vos instruments de musique pour finir sur un boeuf musical
votre sourire

About the teacher, pierre fournier

Je suis Pierre Fournier, 21 ans et licencié en économie sociale et solidaire, intéressé par l'économie collaborative. J'habite au Mans. Je suis engagé dans la vie associative depuis 10 ans et j'ai été attaché de presse pendant 4 ans dans 3 organisations différentes. C'est ma grande première avec Trade school et je suis très heureux de vous faire partager mes compétences dans ce domaine.

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L'ABC de la gestion projet

12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m.
Le Moulin à Café - salle 1
8 rue Sainte Léonie, 75014
Paris

Comment structurer un projet? Quelles sont les grandes étapes? Comment fédérer une équipe autour d'une vision commune? Ceux sont 3 questions parmi tant d'autres que nous pourrons aborder pendant cet atelier...

Bring one of the following:
auto cuiseur soupe
casserole en inox à fond épais
cuiseur vapeur
gateaux bio sans lait
poele en inox à fond épais

About the teacher, Arnaud Lebrun

Bonjour, Je suis formateur en management de projet indépendant qui intervient principalement pour le leader du marché. A partir de mi-septembre, j'évolue et je vais suivre une formation Montessori d'un an pour devenir éducateur pour 3-6 ans.

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Initiation à la généalogie

2:30p.m. to 4:00p.m.
Le Moulin à Café - salle 1
8 rue Sainte Léonie, 75014
Paris

D'où venez-vous ? Qui étaient vos ancêtres ? Vous vous posez des questions mais ne savez pas comment vous y prendre. La France possède le plus ancien État civil du monde, véritable mine d'informations. Cet atelier vous propose de vous expliquer comment démarrer votre généalogie, à qui vous adresser, quelles sont la marche à suivre et la méthodologie à adopter, de vous expliquer ce que vous pouvez attendre des archives... Les ressources étant différentes dans chaque pays, cette séance portera essentiellement sur la France (y compris l'Outre-Mer) mais peut également constituer une initiation utile pour quiconque s'intéresse à la généalogie, ayant des origines étrangères. Apportez vos questions, je m'efforcerai d'y répondre et de vous orienter à l'issue de la présentation.

Bring one of the following:
Albums pour collection de timbres à bandes cristal (et pourquoi pas des beaux timbres ?)
Cartouches d'imprimante pour Epson stylus photo R320 (T0481/2/3/4/5/6)
Graines de légumes bio pour potager
Lampe de bureau type Banker
Légo
Livres d'archéologie & d'histoire (grecque / romaine / byzantine / haut Moyen Âge) de niveau universitaire
Poêles / Casseroles à fond épais pour vitrocéramique
Pots de fleurs en grès
Suspensions en métal pour pots de fleurs et jardinières de balcon
Thés parfumés en vrac
Vêtements d'enfant taille 12 ans (garçon)

About the teacher, Violaine Malineau

Enseignante en histoire de l'art et archéologie à l’École du Louvre, conférencière et généalogiste au sein de la coopérative Coopaname, je m'intéresse à toutes les histoires, les petites et la grande.

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Quito

Instituto Personal
Calle El Ceibo #125 (A tres cuadras del parque de Cumbaya, bajando por la Francisco de Orellana es la tercera cuadra a mano izq. Es la ultima casa, de portón marrón a la izq., es calle sin salida)
Cumbaya

Aprenderemos temas como: ¿Qué es alimento/ alimentación? Tendencias mundiales hacia la salud. Alimentación viva, enzimática. Megaherz/ Sun Gazing. Leches y caratos vegetales. Fermentados, brotes, germinados, leches vegetales, Prebióticos, probióticos y simbióticos. Súper alimentos, crucina, Raw Food, menúes, vegetales, bioestáticos, bioácidos, bioenergéticos, bioactivos. Mitos y descubrimientos verdes de vanguardia, sueño, 8vo continente, plantas medicinales, hogar y planeta saludables entre otros... Quisiera que despues del taller todo el que asista se lleve un meta marco de analisis de como contribuye lo que ingiere a su calidad de vida y de salud y como la alimentación cruda favorece 100% la salud

Bring one of the following:
ayudarme a construir mi huerta urbana 4 horas
libros sobre cómo construir mi huerta urbana
paseo a un crater
paseo a un volcan
paseo un sitio bellisimo de Ecuador
trabajar en mi huerta urbana 4 horas

About the teacher, Laura Montilla

Soy escritora, coach nutricional y codirijo el Instituto Latinoamericano de Coaching y Terapia ILACOT

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Gimnasio Sport Body
Av. Machala N55-87 y Carlos Quinto (detrás del Comisariato del Ejército, barrio San Carlos, Norte de la ciudad de Quito).
Quito

Este taller es para que quienes necesiten conocer el procedimiento legal para requerir manutención legal para los alimentos de menores de edad y su identidad (su apellido y demás derechos referentes a su identidad), es un taller básico, pues este tema es bastante amplio. Se les guiará la forma de iniciar este proceso, de ser el caso. Tendrá una duración de tres horas máximo. Dirección: Av. Machala N55-87 y Carlos Quinto. Lugar: Gimnasio Sport Body, Ref: Detrás del Comisariato del Ejército, barrio San Carlos, Norte de la ciudad de Quito.

Bring one of the following:
cinco libras de manzanas
Cuatro horas de trabajo manual en jardín.
diez libras entre zanahorias; apio, pepinillo, tomate, en porciones iguales.
Dos pies de frutas y galón de agua (para compartir en el taller)
Presentacion musical de cuatro canciones (lugar y horario a acordar)
Tres clases de bailoterapia (una semanal, horario a acordar)
Tres clases de yoga (una por semana, horario a acordar)
Tres libros de historias cortas o poemas
Tres masajes corporales (si tiene experiencia en esta area, uno semanal)
Un cuadro elaborado por el participante
Una manualidad y la explicacion de como elaborarla

About the teacher, virman salvador

Soy abogada, y me gusta compartir mis conocimientos con personas que tienen necesidades de temas legales, pero no saben como resolver. Espero que este taller resuelva inquietudes a quienes lo necesiten

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Rotterdam

Jacobus Tuin in Rotterdam Centrum
Jacobusstraat 105
Rotterdam

The Museum of Modern Art has opened a major retrospective devoted to Brazilian artist Lygia Clark. This class will pay tribute to the artist by giving a theoretical and visual overview of her work from the abstract beginnings, to Neo-Concretism to the abandonment of art all together.

Bring one of the following:
ancient philosophy books
CDs
connections in rotterdam
sophisticated socks
sticker tattoos

About the teacher, Sanne Bovenlander

I wrote my master thesis on the critical reception of the work of Lygia Clark and Helio Oiticica. And I'm in love with Brazil.

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Chakra healing

3:30p.m. to 5:00p.m.
Jacobus Tuin in Rotterdam Centrum
Jacobusstraat 105
Rotterdam

Lezing over de chakra´s, waaronder uitgebreid de 7 hoofdchakra´s, energieen en het terugvorderen van je eigen authenticiteit.

Bring one of the following:
kamerplant
penselen voor olieverf
plantjes voor het balkon
schildersdoeken
tube olieverf

About the teacher, Simone van Beers

Simone heeft op het pad van het leven vele wijze mensen ontmoet en mede daardoor een breed esoterisch referentiekader. Op reizen door Azië heeft zij haar innerlijke wijsheid verder kunnen ontwikkelen. Dit is aangevuld met de wijsheid van “Native Americans” (o.a. van medicijn-mannen behorend tot de blood tribe). Daarnaast heeft zij diverse specifieke opleidingen gevolgd (mandala-, intuïtief tekenenen, droom-analyse) en wordt geleid door haar spirituele ervaringen. Ze was lange tijd student van Tulku Lama Chenmo Rinpoche (trantisch boeddhisme).

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Westminster

Impact Hub Westminster
1st Floor New Zealand House, 80 Haymarket
London SW1Y 4TE

Ever wanted to build a website but found the technological step too much? Well worry no more, I will explain all the steps you need to get a simple website up and running using Wordpress and Drupel. I will cover domain names, hosting, and free open source content management systems, Wordpress & Drupal, that I have been using to build websites for the past 7 years.

Bring one of the following:
A surprise
Coaching
Design, marketing or sales help
Food - anything will be good, I like spontaneous surprises
Photography skills

About the teacher, Chandeep Khosa

Drupal Web Developer | Director / Developer at Imagine Creativity (Web Development, Digital Marketing & Training) | Charity & social enterprise enthusiast. I love theatre, comedy, improvisation along with learning languages, travel and exotic cuisine :)

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Hands on Video Editing with FCPX

1:30p.m. to 2:30p.m.
Impact Hub Westminster
1st Floor New Zealand House, 80 Haymarket
London SW1Y 4TE

I'll (do my best to) teach you the basics to build and refine your video/events in the newest 'user friendly' Final Cut Pro X. In this approach, I'll try my best to make you feel excited and passionate about the many aspects of the editing process in Final Cut - from importing/organization, editing and refining, with a bit of audio and effects tips and finally exporting.

Bring one of the following:
any book which you've already read and think of worth sharing
any DVD film -will make me happy for a day-
Any surprise, really!
bottle of nice white wine (not that picky)
snacks to share between us all

About the teacher, Chris Santana

I run a startup Video Production company (www.onehundredeighty.co.uk) based here at TheHub Westminster. On a daily bases I'm either out looking for suitable projects, editing at the Library space or hosting at TheHub from time to time. Cineworld is surely another spot to find me!

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Impact Hub Westminster
1st Floor New Zealand House, 80 Haymarket
London SW1Y 4TE

In spite of the incredible variety of vegetarian cuisine, the vegetarian options you'll find on menus are often bland afterthoughts. This class will introduce you to some exciting veggie dishes from around the world, with an emphasis on easy to prepare balanced meals. We'll make (and eat!) some dishes together and you'll leave with some easy recipes to try at home.

Bring one of the following:
An interesting book
Dark chocolate
Fresh produce
Some of your favourite vegetarian recipes to share
Vegetarian protein source (e.g. Quorn, tofu, TVP, quinoa, seeds)

About the teacher, Genevieve Laurier

Genevieve is the Operations Officer for the Social Innovation Partnership- a dynamic social advisory business based in the Hub Westminster. She gets excited about travelling, gender studies, reading, and exciting vegetarian food- she cooks every day as a means of fulfilling her love of eating.

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Coding a Website in Javascript

1:30p.m. to 2:30p.m.
Impact Hub Westminster
1st Floor New Zealand House, 80 Haymarket
London SW1Y 4TE

A practical session introducing web development in HTML and JavaScript. Bring your computer and make sure you have a text editor (e.g.: http://www.sublimetext.com or https://atom.io) installed.

Bring one of the following:
A woolly hat for a one year old.
Breadsticks with sesame seeds.
Dried apricots.
Paddington books.
Toys for a one year old.

About the teacher, James Arthur

Geek generalist. Developer at OpenDesk.

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