Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Adult Classes and Workshops

We are proud to offer a variety of classes and workshops to survivors of brain injury throughout the state of Colorado.  All classes and workshops are FREE; however, registration is required.  Please contact Heather with any questions at 720-907-1455 or Heather@BIAColorado.org.

1 – Western Slope

Brain Injury Basics

Brain Injury Basics is designed for adults living with a brain injury.  This workshop will cover:

  • Types of brain injury and brain anatomy
  • Brain injury facts
  • Symptoms of brain injury and symptom recognition
  • Strategies and treatment options for living with a brain injury

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2 – Denver Metro

A Matter of Balance

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.  This program is for adults aged 60 and older.

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Adults Living with a Pediatric Brain Injury

This 5-session group is for adults who sustained a brain injury before the age of 21.

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Art Class

Art encourages the development and healing of physical coordination, personal expression and mental outlook, and provide survivors with a social space in which to interact.

Date and Time: 
2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location:
Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado
1325 S. Colorado Blvd., B300
Denver CO 80222

Information and Registration

 

Assistive Technology Basics

Do you have an Android or Apple device?  If so, come learn how technology and applications can help survivors of brain injury have greater independence and functionality.

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Brain Injury Basics

Brain Injury Basics is designed for adults living with a brain injury.  This workshop will cover:

    • Types of brain injury and brain anatomy
    • Brain injury facts
    • Symptoms of brain injury and symptom recognition
    • Strategies and treatment options for living with a brain injury

Date and Time:
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Location:
Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado
1325 S. Colorado Blvd., B300
Denver CO 80222

Information and Registration

 

Conceptos Básicos Sobre Lesiones Cerebrales

Conceptos Básicos Sobre Lesiones Cerebrales está diseñado para adultos que viven con una lesión cerebral. Este taller cubrirá:

  • Tipos de lesiónes cerebrales y anatomía cerebral
  • Hechos de lesiónes cerebrales
  • Síntomas de lesiónes cerebrales y reconocimiento de síntomas
  • Estrategias y opciones de tratamiento para vivir con una lesión cerebral

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Cooking Matters

Cooking Matters helps families to shop for and cook healthy meals on a budget. Families learn about nutrition, and they get to cook a healthy meal or snack in each session. Participants are given cooking-related incentives throughout the class as well as fresh healthy foods to take home.

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Energy Conservation Workshop

Learn how energy is used, and explore ways to save energy and money.  Bring your Xcel bill and learn how to read and understand it.  Each attendee will be entered into a drawing to win a $10 King Soopers gift card!  Pledge to save energy and take home an LED bulb!

Date and Time:  
Monday, April 23, 2018 — 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

Location:
Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado
1325 S. Colorado Blvd., B300
Denver CO 80222

Information and Registration

 

Financial Health

This course guides individuals with limited income to become more aware of the ways in which financial stress affects their overall well-being. It explores the underlying behavioral and economic issues that lead to decisions and choices that cause financial stress. This course provides the information and tools individuals need to change their behaviors to become financially stable.

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Game Day

Learn and play games that will help you work on cognitive abilities such as planning, concentration, and memory.

Date and Time:  
Monday, May 7, 2018
10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

Location:
Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado
1325 S. Colorado Blvd., B300
Denver CO 80222

Information and Registration

 

Lunch & Learn

BIAC is offering Lunch & Learn sessions on available resources for survivors of brain injury.   Space is limited; please register!

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Music Therapy

Music therapy is the use of music to address non-musical goals. This can vary from using music to improve speech after a stroke, to using music to help children with developmental disabilities reach their developmental milestones.

Date and Time:
10:15 A.M. – 11:15 A.M. every Thursday

Location:
Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado
1325 S. Colorado Blvd., B300
Denver CO 80222

Information and Registration

 

Needlework

Work to improve your fine motor skills and challenge your brain in new ways through various forms of needlework.

Date and Time:
Every 3rd Tuesday of the month, January-June 2018
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Location:
Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado
1325 S. Colorado Blvd., B300
Denver CO 80222

Information and Registration

 

Socializing (and dating!) after Brain Injury

Discuss how positive relationships can help with recovery, learn strategies for building and strengthening relationships, define social communication and identify challenges, and (explore tips for dating!).

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The GrowHaus Workshop

The GrowHaus is a non-profit indoor farm, marketplace, and educational center.  In this workshop, you’ll learn about healthy nutrition and food justice, take a guided tour of The GrowHaus facility, and engage in hands-on projects.

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The Mindful Brain

Learn how mindfulness can help promote wellness in body and mind and help cope with the challenges of living with a brain injury or concussion.

Date and Time:
1st Tuesday of each month, January – June 2018
10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Location:
Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado
1325 S. Colorado Blvd, Suite B300
Denver, CO  80222

Information and Registration

 

3 – Northern Colorado

Adaptive Yoga

This specialized yoga class is adapted specifically for adults living with a brain injury in northern Colorado. Props such as chairs, bolsters, blankets, blocks, and fit balls are used to support the stability, safety, and comfort of each participant. Each class will provide the experience of various breathing techniques, mindful movement that includes both strengthening and stretching exercises, and relaxation techniques.

Date and Time (6-week sessions):
Option 1:  Every Wednesday from 1/24 – 2/28,  2:30 – 3:30pm
Option 2:  Every Wednesday from 3/21 – 4/25,  10:30 – 11:30am

Location:
Raintree Athletic Club
2555 S. Shields St.
Fort Collins, CO  80526

Information and Registration

 

Brain Injury Basics

Brain Injury Basics is designed for adults living with a brain injury.  This workshop will cover:

  • Types of brain injury and brain anatomy
  • Brain injury facts
  • Symptoms of brain injury and symptom recognition
  • Strategies and treatment options for living with a brain injury

Check back for future offerings of this class.


4 – Southern Colorado

Brain Injury Basics

Brain Injury Basics is designed for adults living with a brain injury.  This workshop will cover:

  • Types of brain injury and brain anatomy
  • Brain injury facts
  • Symptoms of brain injury and symptom recognition
  • Strategies and treatment options for living with a brain injury

Check back for future offerings of this class.

 

Mindful Yoga Resiliency

Join the 12-week Mindful Yoga Resiliency class with Eighteenth Element Yoga studio.  This class will focus on powerful mindfulness practices to develop resilience to stress.

Date and Time:
Every Sunday, April 22 – July 8, 2018
11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Location:
Eighteenth Element Yoga
5050 Edison Ave, Suite 115
Colorado Springs, CO  80915

Information and Registration

 

Music Therapy

Experience a relaxed and fun group environment, working with a board certified music therapist to address non-musical goals.  No musical skills are required!

Date and Time:
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, February – April 2018
10:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Location:
Graner Music
4460 Barnes Rd
Colorado Springs, CO  80917

Information and Registration