Workshops

Upcoming Events

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Soren Kierkegaard

 
2/28/20
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’re going to discuss Soren Kierkegaard's Concept of Anxiety . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Vinyasa 101 Workshop at Om Studios

 
2/29/20
 
$35
 
Om Studios

Come build a safe vinyasa practice and learn alignment techniques that might not always be covered in your typical hour-long class. Vinyasa 101 at Om Studios in Monterey on Saturday, February 29 at 1:30pm will offer an introduction to the...

Macrame Market Bag

 
2/29/20
 
$65
 
Petite Petal Co.

Petite Petal and Chantel from Astilbe +May join forces for this macrame market bag workshop! This class is perfect for the beginner macrame enthusiast. You will learn some basic macrame knots and create a market bag perfect for your next...

The Upanishads 2: Yoga Philosophy at Union Yoga

 
3/1/20
 
$15-$25
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga invites you to join us for the second in our series of workshops about the Upanishads taught by Daysha Hampton, held on Sunday, March 1 at 11:45am. All are welcome and no previous exposure to the Upanishads is...

Monthly Community Bhakti Satsang at Union Yoga

 
3/1/20
 
$5-$10 suggested donation
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a Monthly Community Bhakti Satsang led by Rebekah Menezes on the first Sunday of March, April, and May, 4:30pm-6pm. $5-$10 suggested donation.

Come join the unity of gathering together for an introduction to mantra and chanting....

Adult Potter's Wheel Night

 
3/6/20
 
$55 includes 3ib. clay
 
The Art Beat

Our staff will show you the basics of throwing and come back at your own convenience! Perfect for beginners! Great for a girls night out, couples evening, or just to gather with like minded people and get dirty on a Friday night!

YAC: Youth Artist Workshop for Ages 8-13

 
3/7/20
 
$20/$35
 
Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective hosts Youth Artist Workshops called Teaching Across Generations on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm. The studio is open to young artists ages 8-13 to try their hand at sculpting, painting, and much more.

Spring Floral Workshop

 
3/7/20
 
$85
 
Petite Petal Co.

Join Petite Petal for a hands on workshop where we will show you how to compose a beautiful spring inspired arrangement. Learn how to create elegant and unexpected compositions by layering different textures and colors with seasonal materials. Explore a...

Fringed Market Bag

 
3/7/20
 
$65
 
Petite Petal Co.

Petite Petal and Chantel from Astilbe +May join forces for this fringed market bag workshop! This class is perfect for the macrame enthusiast. Having some knowledge of macrame and knots is recommended but is still suitable for a beginner. You...

Weekend Adult Potter's Wheel Night

 
3/7/20
 
$55 includes 3ib. clay
 
The Art Beat

Our staff will show you the basics of throwing and come back at your own convenience! Perfect for beginners! Great for a girls night out, couples evening, or just to gather with like minded people and get dirty on a Saturday night!

Boxing Cardio Class: Fundraiser for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

 
3/13/20
 
$20
 
BoxingStrong at Prime Fitness

Boxing Strong invites you to join in the battle to beat leukemia! On March 13 and 30 at 6:30pm, we'll offer a high intensity cardio and plyometric class. Fee is $20 - all proceeds will go to the Leukemia and...

YAC: Youth Artist Workshop for Ages 8-13

 
3/14/20
 
$20/$35
 
Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective hosts Youth Artist Workshops called Teaching Across Generations on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm. The studio is open to young artists ages 8-13 to try their hand at sculpting, painting, and much more.

Boho Dried Spring Wreath

 
3/14/20
 
$65
 
Petite Petal Co.

The perfect addition to your home decor! In this class you will design your own wreath with a variety of dried florals and greenery. A variety of sizes will be provided for you to pick from on the day of...

Woodsy Tablescape Design

 
3/14/20
 
$85
 
Petite Petal Co.

Get ready for a fun workshop with designer Kristell Mazzuco and learn how to make floral arrangements and place settings for your table. You will be provided with a birch inspired placemat (four included for you to take home), a...

Red Cross Basic First Aid (no CPR)

 
3/16/20
 
Free/$22
 
Campbell Community Center

This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants.

Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Meditation at Monterey Yoga Shala

 
3/22/20
 
 
Monterey Yoga Shala

Monterey Yoga Shala presents a Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Mediation led by Rini on March 22, 25, 26, 27, and 28, all beginning at 7pm and ending at 8:30pm.

In this meditation, we don’t stop the mind from thinking...

Spring Break Camps at Code Ninjas

 
3/23 - 3/27
 
$200
 
Code Ninjas

Code NInjas presents our Spring Break Camps, March 23-27. Your children can participate in either our App Builders Club or our RoboPRO Beginners workshop. Fee is $200 for each 5-day program.

App Builders Club
Students...

Multi-day event ending on Fri Mar 27, 2020

Whimsical Arrangements and Critters

 
3/28/20
 
$85
 
Petite Petal Co.

Join Kristell Mazzuco for a hands on flower workshop and learn how to make springtime critters along with some other fun and playful arrangements. We will utilize different floral techniques for each arrangement. You will learn how to cut and...

Drawing Trees Workshop at Monterey Museum of Art

 
3/28/20
 
$10/$15/$20
 
Monterey Museum of Art

At this workshop at Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street, learn to draw trees with artist Margaret Niven of The Ripple Effect on Saturday, March 28, 1pm-3pm. All skill levels are welcome and all materials are included. Tickets...

Boxing Cardio Class: Fundraiser for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

 
3/30/20
 
$20
 
BoxingStrong at Prime Fitness

Boxing Strong invites you to join in the battle to beat leukemia! On March 13 and 30 at 6:30pm, we'll offer a high intensity cardio and plyometric class. Fee is $20 - all proceeds will go to the Leukemia and...

Boho Fresh Flower Crown

 
4/4/20
 
$60
 
Petite Petal Co.

Hands on workshop where you learn how to make a boho floral halo.

Macrame Feathers and Foliage

 
4/4/20
 
$70
 
Petite Petal Co.

Petite Petal and Chantel from Astilbe + May join forces for this beautiful wall hanging macrame workshop!

In this class you will learn how to make 3-4 macrame feathers or leaves! You will learn 2 different knotting styles and...

Farmhouse Florals

 
4/11/20
 
$90
 
Petite Petal Co.

Join Kristell Mazucco for this farm house workshop that will inspire you to create a fun casual country style arrangement using weathered barn wood and seasonal flowers. In this session you will learn how to make a natural arrangement utilizing...

Culinary Floral Workshop

 
4/25/20
 
$90
 
Petite Petal Co.

Join us for a fun gastronomic hands on workshop presented by floral designer and chef Kristell Mazzuco. Utilizing edible flowers, participants will learn how to decorate desserts, appetizers and beverages. Everyone will make sugared flowers to take home. You will...

Macrame Semi Circle Wall Hang Workshop

 
4/25/20
 
$75
 
Petite Petal Co.

Petite Petal and Chantel from Astilbe +May join forces for this beautiful wall hanging macrame workshop! In this class you will learn how to make a semi circle macrame wall hang adorned with beautiful recycled chiffon ribbons!

Living in Color: The Color Duets of Kaffe Fassett and Erin Lee Gafill

 
5/12/20
 
$15/$20/$25
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Internationally renowned textile artist Kaffe Fasset and his niece, award winning artist, teacher, and author Erin Lee Gafill, invite you to join them on a whirlwind tour of their colorful and inspiring lives and work in anticipation of their upcoming...

Kidding Around Yoga Teaching Training at Monterey Yoga Shala

 
9/12 - 9/13
 
$595
 
Monterey Yoga Shala

Monteery Yoga Shala hosts a Kidding Around Yoga Teacher Training, September 12 an 13, 11am-6:30pm.

Are you passionate about helping children thrive in school and at home? Looking for ways to make a difference in the lives of children...

Multi-day event ending on Sun Sep 13, 2020

Past Events

Milk Paint Birdhouse Workshop

 
3/31/18
 
$40
 
Freshly Worn Furniture

Jump in to the basics of Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint and leave with a fun rustic birdhouse ready for your home or yard. We will learn how to mix Milk Paint and seal the paint with Miss Mustard Seed's...

Holiday Wreath Workshop

 
12/4/19
 
$75
 
Petite Petal Co.

Kick off the holidays by filling your house with the smell of fresh pine and evergreen! In this workshop you will learn how to make your own holiday wreath - from scratch. That’s right, you start with a ring base...

Healing with Diet Workshop at Spa on the Plaza

 
2/27/20
 
$35
 
Spa on the Plaza

The Healing with Diet Workshop at Spa on the Plaza promises to inspire and educate participants on the value and healing benefits of a healthy diet. Jen DeVilliers, a certified CHEK Practitioner, has coached hundreds of clients around the world...

Open House at Monterey Yoga Shala

 
2/22/20
 
free
 
Monterey Yoga Shala

Monterey Yoga Shala, Old Monterey's newest yoga studio, invites you to come visit our space, meet our teachers, and enjoy free classes, complimentary refreshments, massage, and more. We're located inside the Fitness Center of Portola Hotel & Spa.

Music Therapy and Wellness: Free Workshop at Boxing Strong

 
2/19/20
 
free
 
BoxingStrong at Prime Fitness

Boxing Strong presents a free workshop taught by Darcy Smith entitled Music Therapy for Wellness. We'll discuss music therapy, music and the brain, and EnTRAINment, which uses your body's natural rhythm as a motivator.

Comedy Improv Class

 
12/10/19
 
$10
 
MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

This weekly improv comedy class, presented by Monterey Comedy Improv , explores spontaneity, creativity, and humor through improvisation. Most importantly, learn the fine art of saying “Yes.” Newcomers are welcome!

Classes are held on Tuesdays, 6:30pm-7:30pm, at the...

Code Ninjas Presents: Women and Girls in Computer Science

 
2/18/20
 
free
 
Monterey Public Library

Join Code Ninjas of Monterey for a free Introduction to Computer Coding Workshop at Monterey Public Library. The workshop will start with a presentation about women and girls in computer science, followed by a hands-on coding lesson for girls and boys age 7-14. Advance registration is required.

Mantras and the Deities Workshop at Union Yoga

 
2/16/20
 
$40
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a Mantras and the Deities Workshop led by Nichol Chase on Sunday, February 16, 5pm-7pm. Fee is $40 for this workshop, $60 if you decide to attend both this workshop and the second workshop, Handstand, Forearm Stand,...

Handstand, Forearm Stand, Hopping, and Floating Workshop at Union Yoga

 
2/16/20
 
$40
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a yoga workshop led by Nichol Chase focusing on methods for hopping and floating in and out of the handstand and forearm stand. By working step-by-step and exploring every nuance, expect to have fun, be challenged, and to surprise yourself with what you can do!⁣

Alta Chocolate Class

 
2/15/20
 
$55
 
Alta Bakery and Cafe

Alta Bakery and Cafe presents a Chocolate Class on Saturday, February 15 at 5:30pm, taught by Chefs Ben Spungin and Matt Sommerville. Fee is $55 per person. Space is very limited. Please e-mail Alta to register.

Learn...

Sacred Intimacy / Tantra for Loving Couples: Workshop at ISGC

 
2/15/20
 
$210
 
Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

The Intimacy, Sexuality and Gender Center of Monterey is offering a specialized one-day tantra workshop including all aspects of sacred tantra, focusing on uniting the sensual, sexual, and sacred energy with partners in a bonding, healing experience. Space is still available, call 831-375-7553 to register.

Parents' Night Out at Code Ninjas: Valentine's Edition

 
2/14/20
 
$29.99
 
Code Ninjas

Code Ninjas presents a Valentine's edition of Parents' Night Out on Friday, February 14, 5pm-8pm. Bring your kids, age 6-14+, to play Fortnite with Sensei Julian at the dojo while you go out and enjoy yourselves. Fee is $29.99 per...

Valentine Card Making

 
2/1/20
 
$75
 
Petite Petal Co.

Printmaking is a reflective process, a perfect outlet to express feelings of gratitude, love, and joy. You’ll learn design principles for printmaking, and ways curiosity, intuition, and experimentation drive your creative process.

Macrame Heart Wall Hang

 
2/8/20
 
$65
 
Petite Petal Co.

For this workshop you will make your own macrame heart wall hang! Learn a few basic knots and go home with your very own handmade macrame wall hang.

Alta Chocolate Class

 
2/7/20
 
$55
 
Alta Bakery and Cafe

Alta Bakery and Cafe presents a Chocolate Class on Friday, February 7 at 5:30pm, taught by Chefs Ben Spungin and Matt Sommerville. Fee is $55 per person. Space is very limited. Please e-mail Alta to register.

Learn...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
2/4/20
 
$40
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! Tonight, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. Fee is $40, advance registration required. All materials and instruction are included. Wine is extra.

Paint with Dali

 
2/1/20
 
$30
 
MHAA Salvador Dali Museum

Uncork your creativity at Paint with Dali, a monthly painting workshop at the MHAA Salvador Dali Museum. Paint, canvas, and brushes are provided as experienced local artists lead you step by step through the process of unleashing your inner Salvador Dali.