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Build your creative skills outside of work

06 July 2017

Adult workshops are becoming increasingly popular as people are constantly looking for new ways to stimulate their brain and build their skills outside of work hours. From creative expression and comedy, to meditation and music, expressing your creative side and connecting with others can have a great impact on your mood. We’re encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and learn something new outside of work this month. Below we’ve outlined our top choices for adult workshops around Melbourne’s CBD.

Cork and Canvas

206 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne

Relax and unwind after a hard days work at this ‘paint and sip’ studio. Grab your friends, bring a date, or come alone, and meet new people while learning to paint a masterpiece all whilst enjoying your favourite glass of wine. If you’ve never painted before – not to worry. The friendly staff will walk you through the process step-by-step to ensure the most comforting experience.

Point and Shoot Photography Course

253 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

If you’re looking to upgrade from your iPhone camera to add a little more sophistication to your photography, join CAE in a five-class point and shoot photography course. Learn from an expert who will teach you the most important aspects of taking the perfect picture. You’ll learn a skill that you can carry with you wherever you go and capture memories that will stay with you forever.

Chunky Move

111 Sturt Street, Southbank

Melbourne’s leading contemporary dance company offers public casual dance classes so you can experience the creativity and fun of this unique art form. It’s the perfect way to unwind, work out and improve mindfulness – just a stroll away from the T&G Building. Whether it’s a one off experience or a goal to learn some new moves, they have options catering to everyone.

IMAGE CREDIT: Pippa Samaya

Laneway Learning

Address depends on chosen class

From roasting your own authentic Japanese tea to hand crafting silver jewellery; Laneway Learning offers inexpensive, entertaining and educational classes in anything and everything. The classes are led by passionate members of the local community, who create a welcoming and unforgettable learning environment for all to enjoy.

No matter what you choose, always remember – it’s never too late to learn a new skill!