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Classes and Services at the Co-op

Honest Weight offers free and low-cost classes as part of our mission. We are committed to helping our community learn more about growing, choosing, preparing, and using natural foods and to teaching about alternative ways of living that are healthy for ourselves, our community, and our planet. 

This Month's Classes

One-on-One Services

Group Sessions + Drop in Services

Honest Weight Outreach - Come see us out in the Community!

Please note that classes often fill up. Register to reserve your spot where required, and please let us know if your plans change and you are no longer able to make it. Contact Deanna Beyer with any questions at DeannaB@honestweight.coop. All classes are free of charge unless otherwise noted!

 

Acupuncture

Every Monday starting at 9am Community Room

Next Dates: September 26th & October 3rd

FREE ACUPUNTURE SESSIONS! Registration required.

Acupuncture can be used to help with a variety of conditions such as pain, anxiety, stress, digestive issues or just to maintain a healhty balance. A 30 minute session will allow time for a trageted one-sided acupuncture treatment. These sessions are open to ALL (you don’t have to be a member!). Sign up at the Service Desk for a 30-minute spot and make sure to arrive a few minutes prior to your scheduled time.

Paul Marks L.Ac. MSTOM is a NYS licensed Acupuncturist with over 12 years experience. He has spent extensive time studying classical acupuncture and moxa therapy as well as being a Ph.D. candidate at Liaoning University of TCM in China. He specializes in orthopaedic acupuncture and pain management.

Reiki with Dee

Every Monday starting at 10am Conference Room

Next Dates: October 3rd, 10th, & 17th

FREE REIKI SESSIONS! Registration required.

Reiki is an energy system developed in Japan by Mikao Usui in the 1920s which helps to balance the body and allow its natural self healing capabilities to work more effectively. Elegant and intelligent, it works according to the needs of the person and is known for relieving pain promoting relaxation and well-being as well as aiding the healing processes of the body and is widely used in hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, etc. as a compliment to allopathic medicine. These 30-minute sessions will include a quick consultation to discover how to best serve your needs, scanning and full body treatment to support you in your wholeness. Visit our Service Desk to sign up.

Reiki is not a replacement for medical treatment please consult a medical provider as Reiki practitioners do not diagnose medical conditions or prescribe medication.

Dee Mclaughlin is a sixth generation Reiki master in the Usui Shiki Ryoho tradition.  She received all of her training at the John Harvey gray Center for Reiki Healing under Reiki Master Teacher Lourdes Gray and is currently in training to become a Reiki master teacher.  

Hair by Izzy

Every Wednesday from 2-5pm Community Room

Next Dates: September 28th

FREE COMMUNITY HAIRCUTS! Registration required.

Every Wednesday between 2-5pm Islenia Martinez (Izzy) will be here to offer haircuts (or blowouts) for ALL (you don’t have to be a member!). Sign up at the Service Desk for a 30-minute spot and make sure to arrive a few minutes prior to your scheduled time.

Check her out on Instagram @Hairbyizzy518ny or on Facebook at Hair by Islenia.

Reiki with Richard

Thursdays starting at 10:30am Conference Room

Next Dates: October 20th & 27th

FREE REIKI SESSIONS! Registration required.

"Reiki is the life energy that flows through all living things.”

Offered by Usai Master/Teacher Rich Schneider, this half-hour experience features the wonderful healing energy of Reiki along with advanced work on the chakras using Reiki chakra tuning forks. The session is a very calm, caring, and loving environment conducive to re-alignment and balancing. All that’s required is that you sit, close your eyes, relax, and receive.

Knit & Stitch, drop in!

TIME CHANGE!

Every Friday from 1-3pm Community Room

Next Dates: September 29th 

We welcome knitters and crocheters, beginners or advanced. Come share your skills or learn new ones in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. No need to sign up; just drop by!

Wild Medicinals Herb Walk at the Tivoli Preserve with Rebecca Hein, register here!

Monday, September 26th at 5:30pm Tivoli Preserve

Join us at the Tivoli Preserve to explore the abundance of wild medicinal herbs growing in our region. Learn to identify and use many wild plants that grow all around us as well as the principles of ethical wildcrafting. We will be focusing on weedy and invasive species that often populate disturbed landscapes. The walk will involve a short hike through woods, fields, and down to the lake. Bring your hiking shoes and tick protection.
 
Rain Date: Tuesday, September 27, 5:30-7pm
 
Meet in the parking of the Tivoli Preserve entrance off Livingston Ave between Judson St and North Lake Ave in Albany NY. (NOTE: This is not the entrance many GPS will take you to) Please arrive 10 minutes before the walk is set to begin

BRAND NEW! Death Cafe, drop in!

Monday, September 26th 6pm Community Room

No need to register, just show up!

Hosted by member-owner, Michelle Polacinski, this cafe will provide a safe space to discuss death in all aspects. The objective is to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives. While this is not a bereavement or grief support resource, we will happily refer you to places where you can receive this kind of support.
This offering is Free. Beverages and a sweet treat will be provided.

Michelle Polacinski is an experienced herbalist and trained end-of-life doula. After struggling with physical health issues throughout her childhood and teenage years, Michelle discovered plant medicine. Growing up in the rural Lebanon Valley, she was no stranger to foraging and yet continues to learn about new plants and their healing properties every day. She has been working with plants for over 12 years.

NEW! Intermediate Chinese Language Class, drop in!

Tuesday, September 27th 6pm Community Room

No need to register, just show up!

This drop-in course is for students with some previous Chinese training and/or experience and will further the objectives of Chinese 101 & 102 offered at HudsonValley Community College (introductory courses designed to develop practical Mandarin Chinese skills), by expanding students' practical conversational skills and improving fluency. Students will discuss interesting topics using their Chinese language skills and learn to speak more in different situations. 

Ming-huai Hall came to the USA from China 30 years ago. She was an English college teacher in China and currently works for the NYS government as a linguist. She has been teaching Chinese language and culture (Level I & II) at Hudson Valley Community college for 18 years.

Unplug and Connect to Inner Peace, drop in!

Wednesday, September 28th 12-12:30pm Community Room

No need to register, just show up!

Experience and learn a variety of relaxation, breathing, and meditative practices to incorporate into your day-to-day life.  Learn how to let go of stress, fear, and anxiety by accessing the deep peace and serenity that already exists within you.

Certified Chopra Center Meditation Instructor Geralyn O'Reilly will guide you through a series of relaxation, breathing, and meditative practices that can lower your blood pressure, relax your body and central nervous system and leave you with a calm state of being.

This program is ideal for anyone experiencing stress, fear, or anxiety as well as those feeling the ill effects of over-stimulation from electronics or social media. No prior experience is needed.

Learn to Make Bone Broth with Dr. Rhiannon, register here!

Wednesday, September 28th at 12:30pm Teaching Kitchen

Bone broth contains many vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A, B2. B12, and E, plus omega-3s, omega-6s, minerals such as calcium, iron, selenium, zinc, phosphorous, and potassium, as well as glucosamine, chondroitin, and collagen. While you can buy bone broth, the best way to control the nutritional content and ingredients is to make your own! In this class, we'll make a batch together! Bring a glass container if you'd like to take some home!

Felted Soaps with Mallory, register here!

Thursday, September 29th at 6pm Teaching Kitchen

Explore the ancient art of felting wool while creating your own bar of decorative felted soap. You will learn how to create a felted fabric that will encase your bar of soap by tangling wool fibers together using simply water, soap, and your own two hands. Felted soap bars help extend the life of your soap as well as create a naturally exfoliating surface for your skin. This is a very hands-on activity – please be prepared to handle wool and have your hands immersed in soapy water for long periods of time.

Space is very limited, so please register early. There is a $6 non-refundable materials fee. This class is for ages 12+. Please let us know of any wool allergies so gloves can be provided.

Weigh Less, Live More: A Health Class for Men (and those who care about them), register here!

Saturday, October 1st at 10am Community Room

Have you (or the man you love) struggled to lose weight? Or lost it only to gain it back? You’re not alone. But health doesn’t have to be hard. Geoff will help you understand some of the factors that may be getting in the way of your health goals. He’ll provide tips to help you lose those pounds and keep them off so you can have a more active and fulfilling life.

Geoff Gloak is a health coach trained through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and Optimize/Heroic coaching programs. He specializes in helping men in mid-life and beyond to achieve—and maintain—their health goals and improve their overall happiness. His life purpose is to heal the planet by fostering awareness and enthusiasm for healthy living one day at a time. www.coachgloak.com

Kidding Around Yoga with Colleen, register here!

Saturday, October 1st at 12:30pm Community Room

This class is a fun Kidding Around-style yoga. There will be music, dancing, games, meditation, a story, and a craft. Kids from 6-10 are welcome as a drop and shop (if the parents are comfortable). Registration is preferred, drop-ins if space allows.

Taught by our own Colleen Schneider who is a special education teacher and certified Kidding Around Yoga teacher and has been working with young children in the Capital region for about 10 years. She has been practicing yoga herself for about 15 years and enjoys sharing her love for yoga with children.

Crystal Sound Healing, drop in!

Saturday, October 1st at 5pm Community Room

No need to register, just show up!

Drop in and enjoy a crystalline Sound Bath meditation! In this soothing vibrational experience, Chelsie Marie will guide you in setting positive intentions before you embark on your sound journey. Through guided crystal sound bowls and Chelsie Marie's angelic vocal tones, you will gently float into a state of deep relaxation releasing any tension, stress, and anxiety. Feel free to bring a blanket and something to cover your eyes!

NEW! Community Yoga with Mary, drop in!

NEW CLASS! Sunday, October 2nd at 9:30am Community Room

Make time in your week to yoke together mind, body, & spirit through intentional movement in this hour-long drop-in vinyasa class. With a focus on conscious breath, you will move through a series of poses (asanas), creating space in your body as well as your heart. Come connect with yourself, while in community with others. All levels, including beginners welcome.

What Do We Do About Zero Waste in Our Homes, register here!

Thursday, October 6th at 6:30pm Community Room

We welcome participants to come prepared to discuss their ZW tips and strategies for moving toward a zero-waste life at home, including how to navigate back-to-school lunches! The event will be facilitated by Susan Haynes of Honest Weight Food Coop’s Environment Committee and will involve a mix of presentation and discussion. We can learn from each other! Bring your reusable tumbler as tea will be offered!

Susan Haynes has been a member of Honest Weight for five years where she has been involved in outreach, served as a shopper’s helper, and parking lot attendant. She has been a member of the Environmental Committee for three years. She is a retired professor at HVCC where she taught for thirty years in the Educational Opportunity Division and served as the Union President of the EOC alliance for over twenty years.

Yoga with scrap, register here!

Saturday, October 8th at 9am Community Room

NEW CLASS! Yoga with scrap is a challenging mat class for practitioners seeking a moderately rigorous practice – great for beginners with some familiarity with yoga.

This class will begin with tuning into the breath through guided somatic awareness. Moving into movement with modified sun salutations for warm-up, each class proceeds through vinyasa sequences of standing and floor asanas crafted to encourage students to discover a deepened relationship with their bodies, sensation, strength, flexibility, energy, and inner life.

Registration requested, drop-ins available if space allows. PLEASE ARRIVE A FEW MINUTES EARLY–NO LATE ARRIVALS.

Clothing Swap 3.0!

Sunday, October 9th 10am-2pm Community Room

The first two events were SO well received, that we're going to do it AGAIN! Bring in clothes you no longer use on Friday or Saturday. Whether you bring clothes or not, all are welcome to come "shop" the event for FREE! We're looking for a wide variety of sizes, and types of clothes (women/men's wear, children's and baby clothes, coats, etc.)

Here’s the scoop:

  1. Bring gently-used, clean clothes, shoes, and accessories that you no longer want – keep it to NO MORE than 10 items (we will not accept any hats or undergarments)
  2. Please bring quality, well-maintained items (no stains, tears, pilling, broken, etc.) that you would want to use if it was new to you. We may refuse to take certain items if they are stained, dirty, etc. We will donate items not chosen by attendees at the end of the event.
  3. Bring a shopping bag for any items that you claim and wear something that makes it easy to try on clothes (there are no dressing rooms available).
  4. There are no limits on how many items you can take home, but please take only what sparks joy.

We will be accepting items before the Swap during the following times:

  • Friday, October 7th between 2-6pm in the Community Room
  • Saturday, October 8th between 11am-4pm in the Community Room

PLEASE NOTE: We have limited space for this event, so we will stop accepting items when we’ve reached capacity. NO items will be accepted on the day of the swap!

As a way to say “Thank You!” each person who donates items will be given

a coupon for $5 off any purchase of $25 or more! Only 1 coupon per person.

The Swap will take place on Sunday, October 9th from 10am-2pm, is open to everyone, and will be first-come, first-served. ALL CLOTHES ARE FREE! Please be sure to arrive early for the best selection!

Any questions? Email deannab@honestweight.coop

Any items left at the end of the event will be donated to Grassroots Givers.

Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia

Monday, October 10th 1pm Community Room

This class explores the relationship between Alzheimer's disease and dementia, examines what happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer's, details the risk factors for and three general stages of the disease, identifies FDA-approved treatments available to treat some symptoms, looks ahead to what's on the horizon for Alzheimer's research, offers helpful Alzheimer's Association resources.

If you'd like to attend, we ask that you register so that we can have materials for everyone. Questions or to register, call the Alzheimer's Association at 518.675.7214

Coffee with the CCO, drop in!

Saturday, October 15th 9am Community Room

For curious memer-owners. No need to register, just show up!

Co-op Owners: drop in and have a cup of coffee or tea with Stephen Quickenton, our Interim Chief Cooperative Officer. Get to know Stephen in this casual setting, and have a chat about what's happening at Honest Weight, the big picture, and the day-to-day!

Make Your Own Cold Brew with Virgo Rising, register here!

Saturday, October 15th at 11am Teaching Kitchen

NEW CLASS! In this exciting class, Jackie will show you how to make your own cold brew, briefly review the history of coffee, and show you how to organize a breakfast or brunch that would pair nicely with the specific cold brew roast that you’ve made. Excited to see you all there!

A $5 materials fee reserves your spot! Materials (including a reusable coffee sock, mason jar, and coffee) will be provided and each participant will leave with a freshly-brewed jar to enjoy later!

Virgo Rising began in January of 2022 with Jackie Gibbons’ drive to create the same beautiful experience and cozy atmosphere you get in most coffee shops, but with a focus on sustainability. Out of the many coffee shops, she had visited, few (if any) had any environmental practices in place. Right from the beginning, Virgo Rising has been a business that strives to be more eco-friendly through not only the coffee shop being vegan but also by using compostable packaging and cutting back on unnecessary materials (business cards, sleeves, etc.)

Kidding Around Yoga with Colleen, register here!

Saturday, October 15th at 12:30pm Community Room

This class is a fun Kidding Around-style yoga. There will be music, dancing, games, meditation, a story, and a craft. Kids from 6-10 are welcome as a drop and shop (if the parents are comfortable). Registration is preferred, drop-ins if space allows.

Taught by our own Colleen Schneider who is a special education teacher and certified Kidding Around Yoga teacher and has been working with young children in the Capital region for about 10 years. She has been practicing yoga herself for about 15 years and enjoys sharing her love for yoga with children.

Crystal Sound Healing, drop in!

Saturday, October 15th at 5pm Community Room

No need to register, just show up!

Drop in and enjoy a crystalline Sound Bath meditation! In this soothing vibrational experience, Chelsie Marie will guide you in setting positive intentions before you embark on your sound journey. Through guided crystal sound bowls and Chelsie Marie's angelic vocal tones, you will gently float into a state of deep relaxation releasing any tension, stress, and anxiety. Feel free to bring a blanket and something to cover your eyes!

Community Yoga with Mary, drop in!

Sunday, October 16th at 9:30am Community Room

Make time in your week to yoke together mind, body, & spirit through intentional movement in this hour-long drop-in vinyasa class. With a focus on conscious breath, you will move through a series of poses (asanas), creating space in your body as well as your heart. Come connect with yourself, while in community with others. All levels, including beginners welcome.

Mary, an Albany native, has been practicing yoga for the last 13 years and recently completed back-to-back teacher trainings through Jai Yoga School in Slingerlands. She loves the energy a yoga class creates, and is grateful to be cultivating that energy in the HWFC Community Room.

Felted Mushrooms with Mallory, register here!

Sunday, October 16th at 1-4pm Teaching Kitchen

Learn the art of wet fleting during this three-hour workshop and create a stand of wooly mushrooms! Using wool, water, soap, and your two hands, you will learn an ancient artform used by humankind throughout civilization to create fabric. 

This is a very hands-on activity, please be prepared to handle wool and have your hands immersed in soapy water for long periods of time.

Space is very limited, so please register early. There is a $7 non-refundable materials fee. This class is for ages 16+. Please let us know of any wool allergies so gloves can be provided.

NEW! Homeschool Parent Support Group, drop in!

Monday, October 17th 6-8pm Community Room

No need to register, just show up!

Homeschooling parents gather on the third Monday of each month without their children to talk about what's working in their routines. It is a positive space to be inspired and lift each other up as we move through our homeschooling year. Welcome to all seasoned and new homeschooling parents.

Open Mic Coffee House is BACK!, drop in!

Wednesday, October 19th at 6:30am Co-op Cafe

Join us on for community music, poetry, and storytelling!

All are welcome to perform at this community event, or just grab a latte and listen to talented members of the HWFC community! Beverages and great snacks, goodies, and food can be purchased at HWFC. Alcoholic beverages of any kind are not permitted. Outside food and beverages of any kind are not permitted.

Interested in performing? Sign up and check in starting at 6:30pm in the Co-op Cafe. Time slots will be assigned in order of performer check-in.

Contact the Membership Committee at Membershipcomm@honestweight.coop for more information. Member-Owners will not receive time investment hours for performing or as audience members.

Yoga with scrap, register here!

Saturday, October 22nd at 9am Community Room

NEW CLASS! Yoga with scrap is a challenging mat class for practitioners seeking a moderately rigorous practice – great for beginners with some familiarity with yoga.

This class will begin with tuning into the breath through guided somatic awareness. Moving into movement with modified sun salutations for warm-up, each class proceeds through vinyasa sequences of standing and floor asanas crafted to encourage students to discover a deepened relationship with their bodies, sensation, strength, flexibility, energy, and inner life.

Registration requested, drop-ins available if space allows. PLEASE ARRIVE A FEW MINUTES EARLY–NO LATE ARRIVALS.

Around the World Cuisine for Kids: INDIA!, register here!

Saturday, October 22nd at 12pm Teaching Kitchen

The next stop for this super fun class is INDIA!  Just in time for Diwali, we will explore some fantastic food, and learn all about this interesting culture. Of course, we'll also get another stamp on our passports!


This monthly class at Honest Weight will explore countries around the world and introduce our youngest cooperators to some classic cultural examples of food. Each child will be given a "passport" to bring each time they attend. Appropriate for ages 4-8, parents are welcome to stay if they wish.

Are You Psychic-Intuitive, register here!

Sunday, October 23rd at 1pm Community Room 

"Everyone is born with psychic abilities. It’s just amatter of knowing how to tap into it.”

-Julien Offray de la Mettrie

Are you psychic? Do you want to know more aboutit? In this workshop, you will be introduced to the psychic-intuitive world includingthe different ways Spirit speaks to us and how to discern the differencebetween spiritual messages and your own thoughts. The workshop will help youuncover your intuitive gifts and show you why this is important to yourspiritual path. Also, you will learn about spiritual protection and itsimportance in any psychic-intuitive work.

This workshop is fun, interactive, and uplifting.It will inspire and quicken your spiritual and personal growth, enriching allareas of your life. You will be encouraged to access fresh, new intuitiveinformation coming from the depth of your Soul while at the same timestrengthening your connection with Spirit. 

Learn to Make Bone Broth with Dr. Rhiannon, register here!

Thursday, October 27th at 6:30pm Teaching Kitchen

In case you missed the class in September, here's your chance to attend an encore! Bone broth contains many vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A, B2. B12, and E, plus omega-3s, omega-6s, minerals such as calcium, iron, selenium, zinc, phosphorous, and potassium, as well as glucosamine, chondroitin, and collagen. While you can buy bone broth, the best way to control the nutritional content and ingredients is to make your own! In this class, we'll make a batch together! Bring a glass container if you'd like to take some home!

Ayurveda and the Doshas, register here!

Saturday, October 29th at 11am Teaching Kitchen

Ayurveda is an ancient system of holistic healing that originated in India over 5,000 years ago. Ayurveda translates as the science of life and is one of the sister sciences of yoga. In this class Cathy will discuss the fundamental principles of Ayurveda and how to determine your unique mind-body constitution. She will discuss simple dietary and lifestyle practices to help bring your body back into a state of balance using the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda.

Light refreshments will be served.

Cathy Antoniewicz has worked in the kitchen at HWFC for over 10 years. She is a graduate of the Joyful Belly School of Ayurveda and offers workshops, cooking classes, and one on one consultations as a certified Ayurvedic health counselor. Her specialty lies in helping people recover from burnout and related digestive and nervous system imbalances.

Community Yoga with Mary, drop in!

Sunday, October 30th at 9:30am Community Room

Make time in your week to yoke together mind, body, & spirit through intentional movement in this hour-long drop-in vinyasa class. With a focus on conscious breath, you will move through a series of poses (asanas), creating space in your body as well as your heart. Come connect with yourself, while in community with others. All levels, including beginners welcome.

Mary, an Albany native, has been practicing yoga for the last 13 years and recently completed back-to-back teacher trainings through Jai Yoga School in Slingerlands. She loves the energy a yoga class creates, and is grateful to be cultivating that energy in the HWFC Community Room.

Community Yoga with Mary, drop in!

Sunday, November 13th at 9:30am Community Room

Make time in your week to yoke together mind, body, & spirit through intentional movement in this hour-long drop-in vinyasa class. With a focus on conscious breath, you will move through a series of poses (asanas), creating space in your body as well as your heart. Come connect with yourself, while in community with others. All levels, including beginners welcome.

Mary, an Albany native, has been practicing yoga for the last 13 years and recently completed back-to-back teacher trainings through Jai Yoga School in Slingerlands. She loves the energy a yoga class creates, and is grateful to be cultivating that energy in the HWFC Community Room.

Healthy Living for Your Brain

Monday, November 14th 1pm Community Room

This workshop covers four areas of lifestyle habits that are associated with healthy aging – cognitive activity, physical. health and exercise, diet and nutrition, and social engagement. In each area, we will discuss what we know, drawing on current research, as well as what we can do, including steps to take now to improve or maintain overall health in each area.

If you'd like to attend, we ask that you register so that we can have materials for everyone. Questions or to register, call the Alzheimer's Association at 518.675.7214

 

We're also happy to share some recordings of virtual classes and sessions that have taken place on Zoom, Instagram, and Facebook. Here are links to some recent favorites!

Plastics Recycling in the Capital Region & Beyond: Myths vs. Markets, Webinar, February 2022 with Honest Weight's Environment Committee and NYSAR3 (New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling)

Breathwork to Reduce Anxiety
with Deanna Beyer, Education Coordinator

Inside the Co-op Kitchen: Cooking with What You Have
with Dan Hurlbut, Food Service Department Manager

Homemade Window Paint for Kids of All Ages
with Deanna Beyer, Education Coordinator

The 8 Movements of the Spine to Maintain a Healthy Back and Feel Good
with Deanna Beyer, Education Coordinator

Inside the Co-op Kitchen: What To Do with All That Pasta and Canned Tomatoes
with our Food Service Department

Inside the Co-op Bakery: Making and Decorating Using Rainbow Frosting
with Anastasia, Baker and Decorator Extraordinaire

One-on-one Services. Reserve your spot at our service desk!

Reserve a session at our Service Desk or by calling (518) 482-2667. Please only sign up for one service each month to allow others to take advantage of our Practiioner Services. Please be sure to leave your  phone number when you reserve a session--sometimes our Practitioners have to cancel, in which case we need to be able to get in touch with you.

Due to COVID, we are not currently offering any one-on-one services. Please stay tuned for updates.

 

Group Sessions + Drop-In Services No need to register—just drop in!

 

Conversational Spanish with Melanie Porés, Every Friday, 10am-12pm via Zoom
For Spanish speakers at all levels.  Please email deannab@honestweight.coop to receive the Zoom link

TIME CHANGE! Knit & Stitch, Every Friday, 1-3pm Community Room
We welcome knitters and crocheters, beginners or advanced. Come share your skills or learn new ones in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. No need to sign up; just drop by!

Folk Guitar & Ukulele, 2nd Monday of each month, 6-8pm Community Room                                         Learning/sharing session with Roger Allen and Cynthia Mulford that's open to all who are interested. This low-stress instructional workshop is tailored to equip, inspire and encourage participants to competently make and talk the language of music. Come learn to play and sing hundreds of traditional and contemporary folk, pop, and country songs. Meet other musicians (aspiring and accomplished) in this all-level class that happens on the second Monday of every month. No need to sign up – just drop by!

Due to COVID, our group session + drop-in services are limited. Please stay tuned for updates.

Community Outreach - Co-op Classes at the CommunityOur Outreach Team travels all around the Capital District to offer Honest Weight education at schools, libraries, and community spaces. Come see us out in the community! For more information, contact Amy, our Outreach Coordinator, at amy@honestweight.coop.

Due to COVID, we aren't currently updating this portion of our website. Please stay tuned for updates.