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Workshops: April Edition

Each month we aim to bring attention to some of the many workshops happening in the area for you to learn from – and perhaps give you chance to meet some of the awesome people that work in our ‘hood. If you happen to know of any other workshops happening please email us at so we can get the info out there.


Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store | 2667 East Hastings Street | 604-255-2577 |

Baaad Anna’s strives to offer accessible and affordable classes, while supporting and respecting the work of instructors. We are trying out a ‘sliding scale’ for the registration fee, and hope that participants will pay based on their own income

  • Beginner Crochet w/ Alyona Safonova on April 23rd from 1:00 – 3:00pm $35 (+tax)
  • Beginner Knitting w/ Adrielle Boschma on April 7, 14, 21 & 28th from 6:00 – 7:30pm $70-90 (+tax) sliding scale
  • Beyond The Basics w/ Zoe Brown on April 5, 9 & 26th from 6:00 – 8:00pm $70-90 (+tax) sliding scale
  • Crochet Granny Squares w/ Alyona Safonova on April 30rd from 1:00 – 3:00pm $35 (+tax)
  • Learn to Spin with a Drop Spindle w/ Kislan Coderre of Kinfolk Yarn and Fibre on April 10th & 17th from 3:30 – 5:30pm $70 (+tax)
  • Continental Speed Knitting w/ Liisa Nieminen of Fluff and Hustle for 3 Days; April 18, 25 & May 2 from 6:30 – 8:30pm $90 (+tax)
Credit: VTDS

Vancouver Tap Dance Society | 2775 East Hastings Street | 604-839-3401 |

Dance is wonderfully adaptable to suit any age and body type. The benefits of dance training include improved posture, balance, coordination, strength, flexibility and brain activity. It’s also a lot of fun and a great workout. Learn dance exercises and follow easy dance routines using R&B, Motown, Pop and Soul.

  • Beginner Jazz Dance Classes for ages 40+ on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:00pm – 2:15pm for $5 – $10 a class Sliding Scale


Tiny Finery | 2162 East Hastings Street | 604-569-2171 |

Create yourself something new, by attending one of these classes for making earrings, mineral makeup or even bath bombs.. HOW FUN! Price includes materials needed.

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Another Space | 1523 East Pender Street | 604-365-8989 |

Another Space was created to promote the importance of personal growth and healing work. Sarah and Tada believe that the road to a better world begins with individuals exploring their vulnerability, creativity and spirituality. Their goal with Another Space is to be a hub for people who are looking for more out of life and connect them to the right people who can help them in their journey. Another Space Workshop List

  • Weaving with the Ancestors w/ Sarah Peacock on April 6th from 7:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Moving Magic: Self Healing through Imagination and Movement w/ Tada Hozumi on April 7, 14, 21& 28th from 10:30am – 11:45am
  • Art Therapy Open Studio w/ Sarah Peacock on April 11, 18, 25 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Embodying Loving Presence w/ Erin Pickell on April 12th from 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Buying Happiness: Learning to Love Money and Yourself w/ Tada Hozumi on April 13th 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Give no F*cks: Moving through Self-Judgement w/ Tada Hozumi on April 14th from 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Healing through Movement: Hip Hop Dance Therapy w/ Tada Hozumi on April 19th from 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Gourmet-Warehouse-classes Credit: Gourmet Warehouse

The Gourmet Warehouse | 1340 East Hastings Street | 604-253-3022 |

Love to cook? Why not drop in and learn something new at Gourmet Warehouse! They welcome amateur cooks, experts, or those just looking to learn new techniques. All of their instructors have a passion for food and will teach you everything you need to know. They also offer demonstration classes; all with a theme and fit for all ages and levels of skill.

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