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9 Unique Classes and Workshops to Take up this Year

Ever heard of people who have either become stars or got rich quick from a hobby then thought that could have been you? Now you have no excuse! It can feel a little cheesy trying to find a hobby that suits you, especially when one doesn’t include drinking or happy hours.

It can turn into a passion that helps you recover from a long day, It can also help boost the quality of your life, and that’s why its so important to have a hobby.

But what if you’re not particularly passionate about anything? Where do you start? We’ve compiled a list of workshops around town that could help you discover new hobby.

1. Pottery

Nairobi Art Centre has a variety of art courses that they teach and among them is pottery.  The course is an introduction to pottery and will teach you the basics such as discerning  types of good clay, filtration, hand building, throwing, glazing and many more! Appropriate for anyone over the age of 13.

Location: James Gichuru Road, Lavington

Tel no: 0727415678


Cost:Ksh. 2,000 Per Class, Ksh. 7,000 for 4 classes,

Timings:  Tue 1-3pm, Wed 10-12pm, Sat 2-4pm


2. Drawing and Painting Course at the Nairobi Art Centre

Looking for a holiday activity for your child or a new hobby to pass time outside of the house? You can start with this. The course extends for 4 months but can be taken 4 weeks at a time .

Location: James Gichuru Road, Lavington

Tel no: 0727415678




Cost: Ksh. 10000 per month

Timing: Thursdays and Saturdays 10AM – 1PM


3. Adult Ballet at Dance Center Kenya

Dance Center Kenya probably teaches all types of dance you can think of. They’re know for their children classes but they do teach adults as well! Learn the ballet basics and improve your posture, balance and muscle tone. Its never too early or too late for your little one to pick a unique skill.  She could be the next Anna Pavlova.

Location: Karen Hardy Shopping Centre and Lavington Mall

Email: info@dancecentre.co.ke/ lavington@dancecentre.co.ke

Tel no: 070525369



Click here to see scheduling


4. Zumba Classes at Dance Centre Kenya

Zumba fitness is a fun filled latin based dance routine that enables you to burn calories with a variety of dance moves and stay fit. These include salsa, soca, tango, reggaeton, cumbia, belly dance, Quebradita and African. All you need to do is move your body to the rythm, have fun and party yourself into shape!

Location: Karen Hardy Shopping Centre, Lavington Mall

Email: info@dancecentre.co.ke, lavington@dancecentre.co.ke

Tel no: 0705725369




5. Culinary Classes with Open Table Cooking School

Open Table Cooking School, based on Chaka Road, offers cooking and baking courses from the basic to advanced. You can also opt to take your domestic manager to learn the basic cooking and baking skills that will be a great way to empower her.

Additional specialty courses such as:

  • Bread Making
  • Soups
  • Salads
  • Stews
  • Casseroles
  • Appetizers

Finally they offer baking & cooking parties for birthdays, bridal showers, and team-building events.

Phone: 0716329542

Visit their website.

Location: Chaka Road, near Yaya centre


6. Karate Classes at Self Defense

Karate is a form of self defense which is an important tool every should have. You never know what situations you may end up in and when your skills might come in handy.

Email: karate.kenya@gmail.com


For more information please visit


7. Yoga at African Yoga Project

Yoga is an ancient art that will relax you from the inside out. It’s a space where you get mental clarity and shine from the inside out. Head on to African Yoga Project for their classes.

Location: Diamond Plaza Annex 4th Floor Masari Rd

Tel no: 0713256785



Open hours:

Mon – Thur: 6:30AM – 8:00 PM

Friday: 6:30AM – 6:45 PM

Saturday: 10AM – 5:45 PM

Sunday: 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM


8. Baking School with Valentine Cake House

Who doesn’t love a little cake now and then? However, if you learnt how to bake, you could have it everyday! Valentine Cake House is known for their delicious cakes and their baking school.

3rd Floor, Old Mutual Building,
Kimathi St.
0711 305 588 | 0722 794 414 | 0721 266
Southern Building,Opp. Meridian Court Hotel,
Ground Floor, off Moi Avenue
0722 567 100 | 020 315 749
Savani building, 1st floor, Above Bata shop opp.
Bima towers, Next to Post Office
0739 778888 | 0707 046351 | 0723 938243
Sokoni Plaza Opp Main Matatu Stage
0723133318 | 0202132518




9. Muziki Changa 

Muziki Changa offers 45 minute interactive sessions for children from 6 months – 3 years and their caregivers (parent or nanny).  Classes involve singing, musical movement, and use of simple percussion instruments; including both familiar children’s songs and original music.

For who: Kids

How Much: Kshs 700

Where: Various locations available


Contrary to what you may have studied in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. Get ready to be fullfilled!


What have you signed up for this year? Tell us in the comments below


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