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.

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.

Time:
10:15 A.M. – 11:15 A.M. every Thursday in 2017.

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

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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.

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

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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

Time:
Monday, October 2, 2017
Monday, December 4, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

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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.

Time: 
Every Wednesday from 9/6/17 – 10/11/17 (six weeks)
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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

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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.

Time: 
1st and 3rd Tuesdays of October and November in 2017
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

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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.

Time: 
October 10, 17, 24, 31 in 2017 (last four Tuesdays of the month)
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

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Adaptive Yoga

This specialized yoga class is adapted specifically for people 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.

Time: 
Every Wednesday from 9/20/17 – 10/25/17 (six weeks)
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

Information and Registration