Personal Enrichment Workshops

2024 Workshops

Access Statement: Berkshire Community College (BCC) values inclusion and equal access to its programs and activities and is committed to a climate of mutual respect and full participation. Our goal is to create learning environments that are usable, equitable, inclusive and welcoming. If you are an individual with a disability and require reasonable academic accommodations, you are advised to contact the Disability Resource Center (DRC) prior to the start of a course to discuss your accommodation needs and options. The DRC will work collaboratively with students with disabilities to develop effective accommodation plans. For an appointment, please contact the Disability Resource Center at or apply for services online.

Knife skills
  • Knife Skills Workshop

  • Learn how to dice, slice, chiffonade, julienne and perform other techniques. This hands-on workshop includes knife safety, care, sharpening and honing.
Asian cooking class
Real estate sales
Self care hypnosis
  • Hypnosis for Weight Control

  • Through guided meditation using hypnosis and your positive action statement, learn the techniques that will help you to begin your successful journey to weight control.
Healthy cooking
  • Delicious and Healthy Carbs and Veggies

  • Join YouTube cooking sensation Anna Gershenson in cooking with healthy carbs and veggies. In this workshop, we will make healthy cream of broccoli soup, and quinoa salad with green peas and asparagus.
Social media
Plan and Start a Business
  • How to Plan and Start a Business

  • We'll explore everything from generating business ideas and understanding your customers, building a strong brand, marketing, and even bouncing back from setbacks.
Landscape Painting
  • Multi-medium Landscape Painting

  • Discover how to tap into your creative center while learning the basics of landscape painting. By your last session, you will have a unique self-expression art piece.
  • Bartending and Mixology

  • Understand the fundamental principles of mixology, bar organization and equipment. Learn to properly prepare and serve mixed drinks, cocktails and wines. Review the legal ramifications of serving laws.
Choke Saver classes
  • Choke Saver Training Certification

  • Register to attend our next free Choke Saver class. Local businesses, such as restaurants that are required to have Choke Safe certified individuals on site, are encouraged to participate.

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Kid's Programs

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Workshop Formats

  • Online or in person
  • Range from two-hour to four-part workshops
  • Most are self-pay