Santa Fe is known for its rich history and culture. With an abundance of artists, museums, and experts on a variety of topics, Santa Fe is rich in opportunities for personal growth. If you’re looking for an opportunity to learn a new hobby or simply get better, there are a number of inexpensive classes in Santa Fe and Albuquerque that will allow you to explore an interesting and unique art form or hobby.
Southwestern Cooking School offers a variety of cooking classes that will allow you to explore New Mexican, Native American, Mexican, Spanish, vegetarian and contemporary Southwestern cuisine. You will have an opportunity to perfect a number of dishes including tapas, tamales, rellenos, and more. Classes are offered at many different days and times and start as low as $50.
Milagro Herbs offers a variety of classes about organic herbs and plants. You can learn about flower essences, wild plants, moon medicine, and more. Classes start as low as $25.
Intuitive Painting offers classes that will help you awaken your creativity and express yourself. Classes are open to beginners or experienced painters. Sessions start as low at $35.
The National Hispanic Cultural Center is offering a free class for families that will teach artmaking focused on paper arts. Box-making techniques, bag-making, envelope creation and some cut/collage techniques with re-cycled paper, scissors and glue will be taught and since the holiday season is coming, there will be glitter, sparkle and shine.
Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm is offering an aromatherapy workshop that will teach participants about essential oils that are antiviral and are good for respiratory wellness. This will include discussion of how to maintain good immune health for the family through out the winter months using essential oils and herbals and participants will be invited to make an individual inhaler using essential oils. Cost is $15.
Beekeeping – Wax Products
Albuquerque’s Open Space Visitor Center is offering a class where you will learn to make lip balm, salve, and candles. Students will learn about how to melt and process their own beeswax and the many ways in which it can be utilized in arts and crafts. Cost is $60