If you don't have access to internet or just really need to be in-person, limited spaces are available for several classes. Let us know here and we will let you know your options.
Wednesdays, August 5, 12 & 19, 5:45 - 6:45 PM
Excel can be an amazing tool - or a frustration, or something in between! Learn the basics and start to fully utilize this powerful tool successfully!
Small in-house class for up to 4 individuals, or on-line live.
Three-part series, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, August 9,10 & 11, 7-8 PM
This course will provide an overview of how to capture incredible portraits using natural light for maximum beauty and impact. Learn the basics of theory and practice - and why natural light photography is ideal for those who wish to create dynamic photographs and impactful images!
Wednesdays, August 5 - Sept. 9, 12:00 -1:00 pm
This is a six part introduction series. Groups may rent and/or purchase the official strumming tool - a
ukulele - and will be introduced to the ukulele through a basic lessons in how to play a tune on this little
4-string instrument. Rocky Mountain UkeFest director, Denise Leslie will lead the group in a session of
basic skills, chords and strums to raise one’s musical talent to “rock stardom”. Ukuleles are available
through Denise’s studio - Hideaway Ukulele Studio - located at the Smiley Building in Suite #116.
Wednesdays, 7:15 - 8:15 pm, August 5, 12 & 19
Through gentle practices and discussion, gain a basic understanding of the power and benefits of utilizing breath work. From the physical expansion of lung capacity to stress release and greater mental focus, the use of different breath techniques can help to achieve many outcomes.
We will discuss the fascinating current scientific study from major medical schools regarding actual changes in our brains and physiology – proving out what ancient yogis have taught for centuries.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - Sept 1,2 & 3, 12:00 -1:00 PM
What makes for a compelling cover letter? What makes your résumé stand out from all the others? Amidst these turbulent times, job application materials must hit the mark. Businesses are similarly pressured to maximize their messaging. Poor communication costs businesses and nonprofits billions every year. In a pandemic world, the costs can exceed the monetary.
Now is not the time for ho-hum résumés and cover letters. Now is not the time to have customers and donors glaze over newsletters. Now is not the time for colleagues and employees to miss major updates and policy changes.
This class will examine how to write effective résumés, cover letters, and other business content such as newsletters, brochures, emails, and more. We will highlight the most common bugaboos that result in dull, uninspiring, or downright confusing business communication. Targeted writing exercises will boost each participant’s ability to write powerful and gripping content. Small, effective, easy-to-use techniques can skyrocket your application materials to the top of the stack, inspire investors, and click with your clientele.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - August 11, 12 & 13 and August 18,19 & 20 12:00 -1:00 PM
The admissions essay is a crucial component in the college admissions process. It is the drawbridge applicants need to enter a university or graduate school. Similar essays and personal statements are also essential for big scholarships and professional internships. All too often, these essays fall short. Myths and misconceptions about what the essay is and what it should contain lead many applicants astray.
• Myth #1: A winning essay can be written in one shot—five minutes ought to do.
• Myth #2: A winning essay must present the applicant as a perfect student who loves school—even if you’re the opposite kind of student.
• Myth #3: A winning essay demands applicants to brag about themselves—go big or go home.
This class will debunk those and many other myths while pivoting to explore what the essay is really all about. Students will learn to decode the essay prompts. What are admissions officials really looking for? The class will then dive into the essential elements that make an essay effective and effectively keep it out of the reject pile.
Tuesday, Wednesday Thursday, August 25, 26, 27, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
The course is designed to provide key strategies for high school students (and their parents/guardians) to successfully navigate the college admissions process. This year, we have witnessed unprecedented changes to undergraduate admissions policies, deadlines and requirements - and we will likely continue to experience these changes as we move into the fall. Take this course to stay up-to-date on all of the latest developments and learn about what colleges are really looking for in applications. In today's competitive admissions landscape, it is more important than ever to stand out from the crowd!