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

Let It Out Poetry

Writing poems is strong medicine. Making them helps us recover, re-create, and re-establish our own purposes and meanings, our own identities and relationships, especially after a life-changing trauma, illness, or injury.

Date and Time
6 sessions every other Monday, July 5th – September 13th
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Location

In Person: 1325 S. Colorado Blvd. B300
Denver CO 80222

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

Information and Registration

The Mindful Brain – In Person

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 Wednesday of the month every other month starting August
11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Location
BIAC Office

1325 S. Colorado Blvd. B300
Denver CO 80222

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, July 14th – August 18th 

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Location:

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

Information and Registration

Art Therapy Virtual Studio

Art therapy virtual studio is for adults living with brain injury to make art together and share about their artwork. During the class there will be quiet time to make art at home while connected virtually, and to share what you are working on if you would like to. Basic art kits will be sent to registrants and you can create any type of art you would like during our time together.

Date and Time: 
3rd Thursday of each month
2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Location:

In person: BIAC office 1325 S. Colorado Blvd. B300 Denver CO 80222

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
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location:

In Person: 1325 S. Colorado Blvd. B300
Denver CO 80222

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

Information and Registration

Justice Involved Brain Injury Basics

This special edition of Brain Injury Basics is meant for justice-involved brain injury survivors and anyone playing a supportive role in their lives. The workshop will provide information about brain injuries, the unique challenges faced by survivors navigating the criminal justice system, and resources for support.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday July 28th
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location:

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

Information and Registration

The Mindful Brain – Virtual 

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!

Keep in eye out for future in person offerings

*Please provide email during registration to receive Zoom link

Date and Time
1st Tuesday of the month
10:00 A.M. – 11:10 A.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
10:15 A.M. – 11:15 A.M.

Location:

In Person: 1325 S. Colorado Blvd. B300
Denver CO 80222

Virtual: 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
3rd Wednesday of the month 
6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

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

Information and Registration

STEP Parenting Class

The STEP parenting class is 6-part series designed for adults living with a brain injury who parent children ages toddler through pre-teen. Join Victoria Barnes, PhD and Susan Brown MA, LPCC, CBIS for an immensely beneficial class for all parents. 

Date and Time
6 Part Series

Every other week starting July 15th – September 23rd

6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.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
3rd Tuesday of the month
2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Location

In person: BIAC office 1325 S. Colorado Blvd. B300 Denver CO 80222

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.