Workshops

Upcoming Events

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.

Comedy Improv Class

 
2/18/20
 
$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...

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.

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...

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...

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....

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.

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.

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

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...

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

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...

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.

Beginners' Yoga Workshop at Om Studios

 
2/1/20
 
$55
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents a Beginners' Yoga Workshop taught by Michael Simpson on Saturday. The workshop will provide an introduction to breath, alignment, and movement. Yoga postures will be reviewed to address individual needs and concerns with modifications provided as needed. $55

The Upanishads, The Wisdom Teachings: Yoga Philosophy at Union Yoga

 
1/19/20
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga invites you to join us for an overview of the wisdom teachings of the Upanishads taught by Daysha Hampton. This beautiful and poetic collection is at the heart of yogic philosophy with the Katha Upanishad being one of the first references to the teachings of yoga.

Co-Creating for Community Impact: Strength-Based Collaboration for Change

 
9/22/17
 
Free
 
dKomplex, Inc.

Calling all local resident change makers, entrepreneurs, and coaches! dKomplex introduces Appreciative Inquiry, a revolutionary strength-based approach to facilitating collaborative change. Not only will participants learn the methodology by doing, but our work will produce practical solutions and action...

Design Thinking to Improve Volunteer Engagement

 
9/15/17
 
Free
 
dKomplex, Inc.

Calling all local volunteers and anyone who manages a volunteer program! Join dKomplex for an interactive workshop on design thinking. This experiential training will help participants understand the design thinking process to bring value to your organization. The specific topic...