Adult Fall Classes Roundup!

September always reminds us of the feeling of a new class roster, freshly sharpened pencils and the sense of possibility. Just because you aren’t heading back to school doesn’t mean you can’t pick up a new skill this fall. Check out some of the examples offered around the neighborhood below and see how you can get the most out of autumn in DUMBO. For full lists click the link to each location.

Made in NY Media Center

Documentary Research and Writing: Finding The Story

September 7

Learn research and writing processes crucial to story development for a documentary film, from the research process through the edit. 

Film Financing: Create an investor-ready package

September 3, September 5, September 10

This course offers a deep dive into US and international film financing, aiming to demystify the entire process and equip you with tools to create a package of your own.

Yoga Vida

Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga takes a gentle, healing approach to releasing deep layers of tension throughout the body. We'll use blocks, bolsters and blankets to support and ground postures which are held for approximately ten minutes. Dim lighting and soft music creates a peaceful atmosphere your mind & body will thank you for.
This class is open to all levels and perfectly suited for anyone recovering from injury, illness, or simply feeling overwhelmed.

For all levels

Flow (candlelit)

Many things are better in a dimly lit rom with flickering candles and yoga is no exception. This open-level class is structured to be simple enough for beginning students but includes variations to challenge on levels and abilities. The style, mood and pace are dependent on the teacher.

For all levels

Creatively Wild

Adult Fall Classes, Sep 1- Dec 31

An exciting program of Fall Adult Art classes for all ages & levels.


Beginner-Intermediate: Traditional Drawing, Classic Drawing, Still Life, Figure Drawing, Graphic drawing, Plein Air Study, Portrait & more!


Beginner-Intermediate: Acrylic, Watercolor, Oil Painting. Techniques in Painting include Abstract & Realism, Landscape Painting, Still Life, Classical Painting, NEW Digital Painting & Animation, Portrait Painting, Figure Painting & more!

Mixed Media

With inspiration from the masters from Basquiat to Keith Haring, modern art to the classics. Classes in creative Self-Expression through exciting media such as Found Object Art, Recycled & Repurposed Materials, 3D Works and Collage.

American Sign Language NYC

ASL 1: Basic

In a Basic class you’ll find a new approach to learning American Sign Language (ASL). Have you tried learning from a book or through online instruction and still have no clue? This course teaches shapes, numbers, the alphabet, and introductory level conversations to enhance your ability to build upon the language. These beginner courses provide a non-intimidating environment for you to explore a language for the first time.

For Beginners 

Martinez Academy of Arms

Beginner Fencing at Gelsey Kirkland

Students begin by learning footwork and the proper manner of gripping the weapon and positions of the hand. Along with this foundation they will also learn the centuries old etiquette that exists in a traditional school of fencing.

For Beginners

Gleason's Gym


Start boxing at Gleason’s Gym the self-proclaimed “Cathedral of Boxing” where countless big names have trained. Become a member, or train with one of the 92 trainers who “will bargain with you.” This gym, though it means business when it comes to boxing, is very welcoming to first-timers.

For all levels

Valrhona Chocolate

Intensive Chocolate Bonbons Workshop

Try your hand as a chocolatier for the day! Join this intensive course designed especially for expert home cooks or beginner pastry professionals who are looking to learn more about chocolate confections and take their chocolates to the next level.

The Cliffs at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Intro to Bouldering

A great place for first-timers and beginners to start! Learn basic techniques while getting acquainted with the facility + community.

For Beginners

Shaktibarre Dumbo


This combination yoga-barre workout tones, lengthens, and awakens your body and mind by combining isometric ballet movements with vinyasa flow, chakra activation, and empowering meditation.


This variation on the Shaktibarre adds high intensity interval training to the combination of isometric ballet movements with vinyasa flow, chakra activation, and empowering meditation.

Dance Reverie

Planning a fall wedding? Dance Reverie offers private wedding dance lessons that can be customized around your wedding plans to couples of all skill levels and requirements. We want you to feel comfortable and confident while preparing for your wedding dance. The first lesson is free!

For all levels