Upcoming Free Workshops

Click the LEARN MORE BUTTON to see details for each workshop! 

Flyers can be downloaded from individual workshop description pages.

Some workshops are 6 weeks long, others are one day, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MOST CLASSES as we have limited capacity for each class.  For most workshops you will be asked to complete a short survey about your experience - this is how we receive funding to offer the workshops for free to the recovery community as well as continue to improve the creative recovery experience.  

Please click on the LEARN MORE BUTTON to enroll, read instructor bios, and see full class descriptions.

All classes are FREE for people in recovery!

***Most classes will be IN PERSON at partnering locations, SOME VIRTUAL ON ZOOM - see info on individual class pages.

 
Sketching Artist

FUEL YOUR CREATIVE SPIRIT

WITH KENDALL OTIS

IN-PERSON 6 WEEK ART WORKSHOP

STARTS SEPT. 14th

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

@THE ART GYM

WITH KENDALL OTIS // EVERY WEDNESDAY EVE. FROM 6:30-7:30PM (MST)

CLASSES START

JULY 13TH

IN-PERSON ONLY FOR SIX WEEKS

***Please only sign up if you can commit to attending in person for most of the classes - we have limited capacity and want to register only those that can attend in person for six weeks (or at least 3 classes)***

CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT


THE ART GYM

1460 LEYDEN ST.,

DENVER, CO 80220

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EXPRESSIVE ARTS

WITH QUANA MADISON

VIRTUAL 6 WEEK ART WORKSHOP  

STARTS SEPT. 15th (VIA ZOOM)

THURSDAY EVENINGS (6 WEEKS)

 (ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO YOU AFTER REGISTRATION)

WITH QUANA MADISON // THURSDAY EVE. FROM
6:30PM-7:30PM,
CLASSES START SEPT. 15th

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IMPROVISATIONAL DANCE

WITH JENNY FOOTLE

6 WEEK IN-PERSON

CREATIVE EXPRESSION WORKSHOP

STARTS SEPTEMBER 9th

FRIDAY EVENINGS (FOR 6 WEEKS)

7:15PM-8:15PM

IN PERSON ONLY 

@CROSSPURPOSE

WITH JENNY FOOTLE // FRIDAY EVENINGS

7:15PM-8:15PM

CLASSES START SEPTEMBER 9th

IN-PERSON ONLY FOR 6 WEEKS

***This workshop is drop in - you can attend one or all of the classes - please register to attend***

CLASSES WILL BE LOCATED AT:

CROSSPURPOSE

3050 RICHARD ALLEN COURT

DENVER, CO  80205

(CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS)

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WRITE. RECOVER.

(Registration Closed - Waitlist only)

IN-PERSON FIVE-WEEK

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP

​STARTS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH

MONDAY EVENINGS (FOR 5 WEEKS)

7PM-8:30PM

IN-PERSON ONLY 

@ FREE SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY

***MAX OF 12 PARTICIPANTS | REGISTRATION REQUIRED***

WITH JEAN UNGER // MONDAY EVENINGS

7:00PM-8:30PM

CLASSES START SEPTEMBER 12th

IN-PERSON ONLY FOR FIVE WEEKS

***This workshop is drop in - you can attend one or all of the classes - please register to attend***

CLASSES WILL BE LOCATED AT:

​​FREE SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY

2122 SOUTH LAFAYETTE ST.

DENVER, CO 80210

(click for directions)

TRAUMA INFORMED YOGA

(WEEKLY FREE EVENT)

(NO REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP - PLEASE COMPLETE SURVEY AT EVENT)

This is a beginner's yoga class helping create body-mind-spirit connection and awareness, while also learning helpful tools to use in everyday sober life.  


Throughout this class we learn a trauma informed mindfullness practice you can add to your own recovery program, and learn to laugh a little through the tough parts in life.


Mats available or bring your own and come join us for some community healing fun.

 
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TRAUMA INFORMED YOGA

(IN-PERSON WEEKLY EVENT)

LED BY CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR MAGGIE BARFOOT


MONDAY EVENINGS 

6:15pm-7:15pm

​​FREE SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY

2122 SOUTH LAFAYETTE ST.

DENVER, CO 80210

MATS AVAILABLE OR BRING YOUR OWN

Max of 25 participants for this free class, spots available on a first come basis - no registration required.  We do ask each participant to complete a short demographic survey that helps us receive funding to pay for space and instructor.  

VIRTUAL CREATIVITY MEDITATION 
(MONTHLY EVENT via zoom)

Unblock your creativity! Once per month, we will lead a Virtual Meditation Group to promote connection and spiritual growth.  We believe creativity blossoms when the soul is grounded and at peace.

 
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Creativity Meditation Workshop

MONTHLY VIRTUAL CLASS

WITH QUANA MADISON // Saturday, September 24th

10 am (MST) VIA ZOOM

ONE DAY WORKSHOP

VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM

Zoom link will be sent to your email day before event once you have registered.

OPEN STUDIO FOR CREATING & COMMUNITY

 (MONTHLY EVENT)

(max of 12 participants - registration required)

Join us for open studio time at The Art Gym in Denver.  We come together once per month to work on whatever artistic project you would enjoy.

Open studio is a space where you can work on a project you have been working on, or start something new!

Bring your own art supplies, or we will also have some basic supplies for you to use for free.

Come get creative with us, and connect with other sober creatives!

 
Painting Equipments

Open Studio for Creating & Community (Monthly Event)

Sunday, Oct 9th

4-6pm

Location

The Art Gym - Denver

1460 Leyden St.

Denver, CO 80220

CAiR Community Drum Circle

with Chad Irish

(Monthly Event @ Free Spiritual Community)

The Circle has healing power.

In the Circle, we are all equal.

When in the Circle, no one is in front of you.  No one is behind you.  No one is above you.  No one is below you...

We are one vibration.

Join us for this rythmic meditative community experience to celebrate creative recovery!

 
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CAIR COMMUNITY DRUM CIRCLE

WITH CHAD IRISH


MONTHLY EVENT - 3RD WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH

WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCT. 19th

8:30PM 

IN-PERSON 

@

FREE SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY

2122 SOUTH LAFAYETTE ST.

DENVER, CO 80210

(CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS)

CONNECTING WITH COLOR

ONE NIGHT ART WORKSHOP @ FREE SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY

(Max of 12 participants - registration required)


This class will focus on using color to identify and express emotions. It will include some basic color theory principles, helping you mix and understand how color works, and introduce you to the medium of watercolor. We will explore using color to channel and identify feelings, creating a healthy, accessible, and fun outlet to express them. Whether you're new to painting, or trying to reinvigorate your creative practice, this class will provide a great opportunity to deepen your connection with yourself and others through art.

 
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CONNECTING WITH COLOR

WITH DAVID SWARTZ


ONE NIGHT ART WORKSHOP

NEXT CLASS

TBD

FREE SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY

2122 SOUTH LAFAYETTE ST.

DENVER, CO 80210

(CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS)

CIRCLE SINGING

WITH ROY WILLEY

(One-night workshop in-person)

What is Circle Singing? Circle Singing is a community singing and sounding practice, spontaneous and evolving — like a drum circle for voices.
Based on practices developed by Bobby McFerrin and his collaborators, Circle Singing is a supportive, judgment-free space to play with your voice. Leaders create songs in the moment — patterns, percussive sounds, rhythms, harmonies, melodies, recognizable words, or invented language — and teach the parts orally to the rest of the group. The parts layer together into completely original compositions, each song a unique creation, never sung before, never to be sung again.
It's a very organic, playful, community singing experience. All voices are welcome!

 
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CIRCLE SINGING

WITH ROY WILLEY


ONE TIME SINGING WORKSHOP

NEXT CLASS

TBD

FREE SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY

2122 SOUTH LAFAYETTE ST.

DENVER, CO 80210

(CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS)

 
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MORE WORKSHOPS ARE BEING DEVELOPED IN MANY AREAS OF CREATIVE EXPRESSION, CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFORMATION OR SIGN UP TO RECEIVE NEW CLASS INFORMATION IN YOUR EMAIL.