Empower yourself this September, and step out of your comfort zone into one of the these exciting new courses taking place in Galway city! From cooking Italian cuisine to crazy circus tricks, it’s a great month to start something fresh, learn new skills from the very beginning – with no experience or prior knowledge to use as a safety net.

No matter how multi-faceted a person’s extra-curricular activities may be, there is always room for a new experience. Whether you want to bend it like Beckham at a Yoga class, or channel your inner Michelangelo at an art course, young or old…now is the time to try! Just remember it’s never yoo late to be a beginner

So go forth, Be Brave, Be Bold, Be Curious – As Eleanor Roosevelt says ‘Nothing we learn in this world is ever wasted’ 

Keep on reading for a list of some of the best upcoming adult beginners classes below….

The Paint Box, Terryland 


If you want to try your hand at art, the Paint Box should be your first port of call. With oil-painting, drawing and mixed media courses all on offer, it is an experience not to be passed up. If you want to pick up a paintbrush and get your overalls dirty, get in contact by emailing: thepaintboxgalway@gmail.com or calling: 089 2264 676

Italian Cooking at Home at Aniar Restaurant & Boutique Cookery School 


Instead of heading out to your local Italian restaurant for some Spaghetti Bolognese, why not try your hand at some authentic Italian cooking? At this day workshop, students will learn to make fresh egg pasta, gnocchi, and tortellini. The course runs from 10am to 5pm on Sunday 4th November and includes a light lunch and a tasting of the day’s produce with a glass of wine at the end of the day.

To reserve your space and for more information on prices, contact Aniar Restaurant via Tel: 091 535 947 or Email: food@aniarrestaurant.ie 

Aerial acrobatics at Galway Community Circus


Have you ever wanted to just run away and join the circus? At GCC’s adult aerial classes you will the opportunity to build strength and flexibility and meet people from an alternative environment all while hanging from a piece of fabric! For times, fees and to register, please click the button below, email info@galwaycircus.com or call 085 1117224.

Adult swimming lessons at Leisureland


Swimming is one skill that will stand to you your whole life. It is something that is hard to go back to as an adult but it is an activity that can be quickly mastered. To book a lesson in Leisureland, Salthill, call 091 521455.

Ballet classes in Galway Dance Centre 


Ballet is excellent to develop poise and grace, strength and confidence. It is a beautiful art form which will stand to you for years. The adult beginners class takes place every Wednesday from 6.30 p.m. for one hour. For more information, Email: christina@galwaydancecentre.com or Tel: +353 87 99 33 070