Top Interesting Classes To Take In Joburg


I’m always looking for something new to do, whether it’s to have a little bit of fun or learn something new. Taking a class in something you enjoy is a fun way to start a hobby, socialise and become an expert in a certain field. From cake decorating and scrapbooking to crafting, here is my Top 10 Interesting Classes To Take In Joburg! Tip: Booking is essential.

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Please note: the info in this article was correct at the time of writing

Wilton Courses by Baked Boutique – Sandhurst

If you are into baking, but want to expand your baking abilities and be a master at adding those perfect finishing touches, then be sure not to miss out on the Wilton Cake Decorating Courses. Perfect the art of your buttercream skills, learn how to create beautiful flowers and cake designs, and become the master of fondant and gum paste to help you create that wonderful and creative masterpiece to wow family, friends and guests. Visit their website to find out when the next courses take place.

For more information on course times and prices, visit their website.

Scrapbook Den – Edenvale

If you want to get a bit crafty but don’t know where to start, then the Scrapbook Den offers fun general classes Tuesday to Saturday from 09:30 to 12:30. And, if you cannot make these classes, you can request evening classes by appointment. This is also a great way to socialise and have fun with friends, as you will have three hours of entertainment with crafting, good company and laughter!

For more information, visit their website.

 

The Chocolate Studio – Fourways

If you are a chocoholic and just absolutely love everything about chocolate, then be sure to book yourself (and your friends) a fun evening class with The Chocolate Studio in Fourways! They have a number of courses available, so you can learn the art of making Swiss Roulades, cupcakes, chocolate appreciation and much more! This is definitely the perfect way to learn everything there is about chocolate. Book now to avoid disappointment!

For more information, visit their website.

Grootplaas De Rust Cheese Academy – Broederstroom

I am not much of a cheese fan myself, but if you love cheese and are interested in the processes of making your favourite cheeses, ranging from cottage cheese, mascarpone, halloumi and feta to ricotta, book yourself a three-day course at the Grootplaas De Rust Cheese Academy. They have a number of courses throughout the year, so be sure to book your spot now as each course can take a maximum of eight students.

For more information, visit their website.

 

Vertical Vixen – Northriding And Edenvale

Okay, pole dancing is a bit of a taboo topic to some, but in reality, it is becoming a fun, interesting and popular way to get in shape. Even I am interested in trying it! Vertical Vixen offers a range of classes to cater to your needs, experience and fitness level, so there are no prerequisites! You can sign up for a month-to-month membership, a three or six-month membership or an annual membership depending on your appetite for adventure…

For more information, visit their website.

The Grill Academy 

Learn to braai like a pro at the Weber Grill Academy. They offer a range of classes on Weber Grills – perfect if you are looking to do something fun and interesting with friends. From beginners and ladies courses to speciality braaing courses, you’ll be able to refine and show off your braai skills soon – at your next get-together!

For more information, visit their website.

The Kitchen Space – Parkhurst

If you are interested in broadening your knowledge of the world of cooking, then be sure not to miss demos at The Kitchen Space! The Kitchen Space focuses on Asian cooking. You will learn how to prepare everything from Vietnamese and Thai to Chinese and Malaysian dishes. Demos take place every Thursday from 19:00 to 21:00 – great if you are looking for something fun to do on a girls-night-out. Book now!

For more information, visit their website.

Concrete Foundation Crew

How about thing a little different and exhilarating? If this sounds right up your alley, then why not join the Concrete Foundation Crew and some parkour and free-running classes and workshops? Not only will you enjoy the stunning weather, sights and atmosphere of George Lea Park in Sandton, but you’ll also have a fun filled, well-balanced day of outdoor training perfect for both young and old, no matter your age age or build. Classes take place every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 17:00 to 19:00.

Bounce Flight Academy

This class is ideally for kids aged between 7 – 13, but they can cater to older age groups that want to get involved in learning how to do backflips, summer saults, twists and other cool tricks on a trampoline. The Flight Academy will ensure you learn all these awesome tricks safely during your classes. The program also includes a FREE session every Monday and Friday, where you can practice and work on the skills you learnt during class.

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