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 Michael with any questions at 720-907-1455 or Michael@BIAColorado.org.

1 – Central Mountain Region

 

2 – Denver Metro Region

Cooking Matters

A virtual course on  teaching individuals, parents and caregivers to shop for and cook healthy meals – building a world where healthy eating choices are available for everyone.

Offered via Zoom!

*Please provide email during registration to receive Zoom link

Date and Time
Every Monday, November 9th – Dec 7th (Exception of Thanksgiving Week)
4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Location
Virtual Sessions using Zoom – Please provide email during registration to receive Zoom link.

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.

Offered Via Zoom!

*Please provide email during registration to receive Zoom link

Date and Time
1st Thursday of the month, through Dec 2020
10:00 A.M. – 11:15 A.M.

Location
Virtual Sessions using Zoom – Please provide email during registration to receive Zoom link.

Information and Registration

Social Wellness Class

Join Mimi Hayes, author, comedian, and brain-injury survivor for a much needed wellness support group.

Date and Time
Wednesday December 16th
2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Location
Virtual Sessions using Zoom – Please provide email during registration to receive Zoom link.

Information and Registration

3 – Northern Region

 

4 – Southern Region

 

5 – Western Slope Region

1-5 – Statewide

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, October 21st – November 25th (6 weeks)

9:00 am – 10:05 am

Location:

Virtual Sessions using Zoom – Please provide email during registration to receive Zoom link.

Information and Registration

BIAC Book Club

The BIAC book club will work more like a book sharing and lending club. We will join together monthly to speak about any books you may have read and recommend to others.

Date and Time: 
3rd Thursday of each month
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location:
Virtual Sessions using Zoom – Please provide email during registration to receive Zoom link

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 Wednesday of each month, through Dec 2020
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location:
Virtual Sessions using Zoom – Please provide email during registration to receive Zoom link

Information and Registration

Music Therapy

Music therapy is the use of music to address non-musical goals. Participate in opportunities for decision making, creativity, and self-expression.

Date and Time:
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, through December 2020
10:15 A.M. – 11:15 A.M.

Location:
Virtual Sessions using Zoom – Please provide email during registration to receive Zoom link.

Information and Registration

Tai Chi & Breathwork

Join us for Tai Chi and Breathwork recreation program. This combines slow and fluid movements with breathwork for a low intensity exercise.
These exercises improve balance, body alignment and core strength.
Connect breath and movement to energize and heal the body.

Date and Time
Tuesday December 15th
2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Location
Virtual Sessions using Zoom – Please provide email during registration to receive Zoom link.

Information and Registration

 

Additional Resources

Heads Up for HOPE

Our goal is to provide support for those living with brain injury and their caregivers in a safe, comfortable and encouraging environment that allows people to share personal experiences regarding their injuries, treatments, obstacles, and resources. We offer Support Groups and Yoga & Meditation.

Love Your Brain Yoga

WHAT: This FREE 6-week online program is designed to build resilience and community through yoga, mindfulness, and education. 

  • Receive weekly emails with 4 tools: educational videos, recorded yoga classes, yoga nidra, and guided meditations  
  • Option to join a LYB Mindset Interactive program with weekly online group meetups on Zoom

WHO: Depending on the type of program, people may be eligible if they have experienced a brain injury, are caregivers, yoga teachers, clinicians, or are simply interested in building resilience 

WHEN: Programs start in the winter at different days and times. You can be signed up to receive a notification for when that happens here. All times are listed in EST and PST. 

SIGN UP: Classes are limited to 13 people so sign up on our website today! Once you register, you’ll receive an email from us from mindset@loveyourbrain.com, please check your spam folder if you do not hear from us within 5 business days of completing registration.