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: 
December 19th
12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

Information and Registration

 

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!  Refreshments will be provided.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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

Information and Registration

 

Financial Health

This 4-class series will be comprised of Holidays Under Control and Asset Building Education.  These classes provide tools to stabilize your economic situation and improve financial and health habits for the long-term through changes in the choices you make.

Date and Time: 
November 8th and 15; December 13th and 20th (in 2018)  Attend all four classes!
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 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

 

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

 

Smart Shopping:  Stretching Your Food Dollar

Understand how to maximize SNAP benefits, learn how to use food banks, learn how to track and manage food spending, and become more comfortable with meal planning and cooking strategies after a brain injury.

Date and Time:
Friday, January 25th
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location:
Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado
1325 S. Colorado Blvd, Suite 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, February – June 2019
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

 

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, through June 2019
1:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M

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

Information and Registration

 

5 – Western Slope Region

Adaptive Yoga

This class will be taught in a trauma sensitive format, which focuses on breath, awareness while enhancing skills for self-regulation, relaxation and increased mobility.

Date and Time: 
2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, January – March 2019
11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M

Location:
Metta Yoga
1227 N. 23rd St.
Grand Junction, CO  81510

Information and Registration