10 Inspiring Classes You Can Take Online Right Now (For Free!)
A spark of interest and a hint of excitement and you’ve got yourself some curiosity. You know, that ‘perk up your ears’ feeling you get when something new catches your attention.
It’s also the antidote to boredom and dare I say the seed to future moments of happiness.
True, humans are creatures of habit, but we require challenges and change to grow and new possibilities to dream.
While our worlds might feel a little smaller these days, there are adventures that still lie ahead, roads still to be travelled, worlds still to be discovered, and new friends still to be made; and there’s still no time like the present to get started.
Right now, there is an incredible offering of free online classes available at your fingertips. Here is a list of some of the most interesting ones – courses that inspire discovery, pleasure, and beauty just for the sake of discovery, pleasure, and beauty.
So, pick a city below, and see what adventure awaits you.
Free Personal Development Classes Online
Whether you want to learn more about a subject that piques your interest or would like to develop a budding skill, the world of online learning is just a click away. With so many free classes popping up online, the only question you have to ask yourself is which one should I begin first!
PARIS, FRANCE – Pop Art – in collaboration with Le Centre Pompidou
Like stepping through a looking glass into le Centre Pompidou in Paris – this class will take you on a light and fun adventure through the world of contemporary art.
VALENCIA, SPAIN - Basic Spanish 1 - in collaboration with Valencia Polytechnic University
Learn conversational Spanish directly from two Spanish professors from the Valencia Polytechnic University. What better way to prepare for your next trip?
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting - in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art.
Learn about the ‘New York School’ artists and abstract expressionism of the 1950’s.
With studio exercises, this class isn’t just theoretical - you can get messy and get that artist glow too.
PADUA, ITALY - Story of a Wine: The Importance of Being Prosecco - in collaboration with Padua University
Journey through the vineyards of northern Italy learning about this famous sparkling wine.
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – Music for wellness - in collaboration with Berkeley College.
Remember being a teenager, lying on your bed, listening to an album while staring at the ceiling and daydreaming of your crush. Give yourself permission to go back to enjoying music in a leisurely fashion with this class focused on music, breathing and self-care.
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS –The Architectural Imagination - in collaboration with Harvard University.
A journey across the globe and through time, you’ll appreciate architecture on a whole new level after this class.
COMPTON, CALIFORNIA - Exploring Mentorship and Community Change with the Compton Cowboys – in collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger
Delve into the inspiring world of the Compton Cowboys and develop your mentorship abilities and confidence.
EXETER, ENGLAND -Invisible Worlds: Understanding the Natural Environment – in collaboration the University of Exeter
Some places can only be travelled to through a microscope. Discover the interconnections between all that is unseen and ourselves with this class.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Fashion Values: Nature – in collaboration with The London College of Fashion
There’s only one way forward when it comes to fashion on this planet – but the question still seems to remain: how? For the curious.
SANTA CLARITA, CALIFORNIA - Sharpened Visions: A Poetry Workshop – in collaboration with CALARTS
Abstraction, Image, Metaphor. If you love words but have been too timid until now, it’s time to express yourself. For the poet in you who longs to break free.
If you’re curious but slightly daunted, or worse haunted by school days gone by, you needn’t be – you can commit as much as you want to, and grades are not part of the experience. So, here’s to taking the reins to shake off boredom and following your curiosity.
- 10 Inspiring Classes You Can Take Online Right Now (For Free!) - April 27, 2021