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 – Central Mountain Region

 

2 – Denver Metro Region

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

 

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: 
Monday, October 8, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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

Information and Registration

 

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!  A light lunch will be provided.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 25, 2018
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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

Information and Registration

 

Grief and Loss Group

This group will provide a supportive and healing environment for survivors of brain injury to move through their grief and loss towards and active engagement in life.

Date and Time: 
2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, July – December 2018
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

Information and Registration

 

Improv Group

In collaboration with Allprov, BIAC is offering an improv group for adults living with a brain injury.  This group will focus on having fun and building communication skills!

Date and Time:
Every Monday, 10/29/18 – 12/10/18 (except Nov 12th)
1:00 P.M – 2:30 P.M.

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

Information and Registration

 

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-December 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

 

Poetry Workshop

Writing poetry can help us find our way when we are lost, and help us keep moving when we are convinced we cannot walk another step. This workshop will introduce you to “the healing art of making poems” and provide opportunities to practice the art.

Date and Time:
Every other Tuesday, August 7th – December 11th
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

Information and Registration

 

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 – December 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 Region

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: 
Every Wednesday from 9/12/18 – 10/31/18
2:20 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

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

Information and Registration

 

4 – Southern Region

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, July – December 2018
1:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M

Location:
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital
325 S. Parkside Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO  80910

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

Date and Time: 
September 27, 2018
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location:
Rawlings Library (Thurston Room)
100 E. Abriendo Ave
Pueblo, CO  81004

Information and Registration

 

5 – Western Slope Region