East Bay workshops to better oneself

This round-up focuses on workshops in the East Bay. If you’re in San Francisco, see our SF workshops to help you DIY feature.
 
Sometimes you want to venture inward to learn how to better quiet the mind or write the next bestseller, and other times you want to wield a blowtorch and make something loud and proud on the outside. Whatever the itch you need to scratch, someone in the area can guide you through new terrain.
 
In addition to The Crucible, Oakland’s famed educational arts facility with a big name and big space hosting art, building, welding and dance, steps from West Oakland Station (read the full BARTable feature about The Crucible here), the East Bay has smaller workshop hubs under its multifaceted tool belt. Check out the following BARTable places dedicated to teaching you new tricks of all kinds.
 
Maker’s Loft

A gorgeous gallery and event space that hosts myriad workshops in a trendy, hypnotic boutique setting.

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Maker’s Loft

12th St. Oakland City Center
Dharma College

Look, whether “namaste” is in your daily script or not, we can all use tools to help us with our thoughts and habitual patterns.

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Dharma College

Downtown Berkeley
Prashanti Art Studio & Gallery

Prashanti is an East Bay focal point for classes and workshops ranging from traditional painting fundamentals to clay, wood or computer graphics.

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The Writing Salon

Whether you sign up for a two-month course or a one-day intensive workshop, this East Bay favorite will help you find the right words to write your next masterpiece.

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The Writing Salon

North Berkeley

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