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February 24 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM IMAGINATION WORKSHOP: Writing and Sharing to Hear and Heal with Beth Turner


Up a creek without a paddle? Funny line, but not so amusing when it applies to you. We all strive to have life, walk in it fully and in good health. Would you like to get back into the flow of life? Join Beth Turner, founder of e3, for a time of journaling, reflecting, hearing and sharing. You’ll learn ways to journal through emotional turmoil, pain, creative and expressive blocks, and into hearing with wisdom, discernment and anticipation. Join us and let the encouragement and connection lead you back into the streams of life and health!

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February 25 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM BUSINESS: Understanding Storytelling Beyond the Buzzword with StoryFirst Media

The last storytelling talk you’ll ever need! “Storytelling” is one of the most overused buzzwords in business today — but it’s really not so complicated. Over the course of 75 minutes, Michael and Dave Neelsen, co-founders of StoryFirst Media, will equip you with a better understanding of how stories work on the brain, two tricks that help turn any product/service history into a story, and a thematic tool that will transform any brand into a story in a single session. Join us and get beyond the buzzword!

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February 25 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUSINESS FOR GOOD: Think Beyond the Bank: Alternative Funding for Your Business

Do you need access to capital to start or expand your business? Join An Nyguyen to learn how Kiva Microloans successfully connects Madison area small businesses owners to 0% interest crowdfunded business loans.

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February 26 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM LEARNING LAB: Empowered by Emotional Intelligence for Success with Mike Durnin

On the journey towards success and being the best version of ourselves, each of us has the capacity to be empowered by emotional intelligence. The key is understanding the process of utilizing the elements of self-awareness, self-management, empathy and relationships to formulate an action plan for success. Mike Durnin, Dean of Student Formation & Personal Empowerment Facilitator for the University of Dubuque, will lead you through a spirited and uplifting interactive discussion sharing strategies for helping you navigate the world of emotional intelligence during this lunch & learn.


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February 28 2020, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM FITNESS: Yoga with Keena

Start feeling happier and healthier with this relaxing, body-strengthening yoga session in DreamBank’s inspiring space! This combination is designed to help you achieve a renewed attitude of mindfulness and gratitude. Yoga newbie? No worries. We’ll teach you the basics and provide a yoga mat.

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February 29 2020, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM FAMILY: Winter Fun with Naturing in Madison

Come explore hands-on activities for the whole family with Naturing in Madison! Join us at the DreamBank for a morning of engaging materials, thoughtfully designed play invitations, and fun crafts. Naturing in Madison is a nonprofit with the goal of bringing the whole family outdoors, offering accessible nature play experiences, and ensuring equitable access to outdoor play. Come grow wild with us at DreamBank and around town!

 

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February 29 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CRAFTING: Drop-In Event: DIY Fizzy Bath Bombs with Nina Schultz

Come make luscious bath bombs using simple household ingredients and essential oils. Bath bombs are a great way to relax after a long day of activity and they can ease stress and help aid in sleep or motivation, whichever you need. DIY bath bombs make lovely gifts, in case you’d want to share. Note: If you don't have a bathtub, don’t worry! These bath bombs are also effective as shower steamers! Drop in anytime during the event to make your own. This craft is perfect for ages 12 and older.

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March 02 2020, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM FITNESS: Functional Strength Training with Peter Krause Fitness

In this fitness workshop led by Peter Kraus, founder of Peter Kraus Fitness, attendees will learn to use their own bodies as a tool to develop strength and functionality that’ll improve everyday life. Working from the foundation up, you’ll build an amazing base upon which you can grow your fitness dreams.

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March 03 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM BUSINESS: Building a Mindset for Success with Madison College

Find ways to become inspired and empowered throughout your career no matter your chosen path. Join Madison College business instructors Dr. Lynea LaVoy, Lynn Baldwin, and Jill Huizenga to explore the benefits of innovation, creativity, and critical thinking by solving problems through an entrepreneurial lens. Leave with practical strategies that’ll help you build a mindset of success.


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March 04 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM LEARNING LAB: Do It, Dump It or Delegate It with Ann Kerian

We all have things in our personal and/or professional lives that we “tolerate" or “put up with" that can really bring us down. It’s time to make decisions — take those negative things off your frustration list! Join Ann Kerian, motivational speaker and trainer, to learn how to take accountability for your choices and live a stress-free life.

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March 05 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM FAMILY: Morning Play Date

Spend a morning meeting new friends at DreamBank! While the kids enjoy interactive story time and crafts, grown-ups can explore our exhibit and enjoy a cup of coffee in our inspiring space. Free snacks, fun and learning abound so bring your hungry bellies, listening ears and colorful imaginations! 

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March 05 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BOOK CLUB: Atomic Habits

Join DreamBank for an inspiring book club as we read James Clear’s Atomic Habits — a ground-breaking book that reveals how minuscule changes in everyday habits can grow into life-altering outcomes. We’ll meet over the course of five weeks to discuss the book, enjoy some light snacks and share with each other what we’ve learned! Sign up early to join the fun. We’ll provide book club members with a book.

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March 05 2020, 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM DREAM BIG: Solving the Upper Limit Problem with Dr. Shilagh Mirgain

We all have an “upper limit,” or an internal thermostat that’s programmed as a set point, which determines how much love, success, wealth and health we can handle in our life. In this experiential talk, Dr. Shilagh Mirgain explores this concept made popular by Gay Hendricks in the book The Big Leap. She’ll explain how trying to “up-level” past our limit often leads to internal resistance that can be detrimental to our dream pursuit. But she’ll also discuss strategies to help us embrace discomfort and dismantle this pattern. Come ready to learn how to transcend your upper limit — it’s time to bring the best out in you


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March 06 2020, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM FITNESS: Yoga with Brittany

Start feeling happier and healthier with this relaxing, body-strengthening yoga session in DreamBank’s inspiring space! This combination is designed to help you achieve a renewed attitude of mindfulness and gratitude. Yoga newbie? No worries. We’ll teach you the basics and provide a yoga mat.

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March 07 2020, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM FAMILY: Kids Boxing with Canvas Club Boxing

Come glove up at DreamBank! Coaches Jesse and Melissa of Canvas Club will be teaching jabs, hooks, and uppercuts in a series of stations, along with leading boxing classes. Not only is boxing a great workout for the mind and body, it also helps kids increase focus, reduce stress, and build self-confidence! Please note, no contact is involved.

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March 07 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CRAFTING: Springtime Bunny Pots with Nick Jackson

Gear up for spring with this cute bunny-themed craft! Starting with a mini clay pot or metal pail, you’ll use a variety of craft supplies to bring this curious little bunny to life. We'll provide all the supplies, and DreamBank's resident crafter Nick Jackson will show you all the steps. This craft is perfect for guests ages 12 and up.

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March 09 2020, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM FITNESS: Get HIIT Not Hit with Omni Fight Club

Utilizing kickboxing movements and high-intensity interval training, you’ll train like a fighter without getting hit! Punch, kick, and burn your way through our circuit of exercises set to custom music tracks, led by our phenomenal and experienced coaches. Omni Fight Club’s all-inclusive training format ensures you get the most out of every workout, and the community-focused atmosphere actually makes working out fun! We call it fun tough fitness, and we don’t stop until the bell rings! All fitness levels welcome.

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March 10 2020, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM BUSINESS: Building a Successful Campaign: Planning & Execution with Sarah Hurley

 In this session, we’ll go behind the scenes of what it takes to successfully plan and execute a marketing campaign. In this two-way discussion, marketing consultant Sarah Hurley will draw on her 20 years of tried-and-true marketing best practices and offer your team a new way to approach your next marketing campaign. From defining success, to crafting your unique selling point, to answering the “now what” question after your launch date, this workshop has the answers you need.

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March 10 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CAREER: Personal Branding with Don Stanley

In this second session, Join UW Professor Don Stanley as you will learn how to effectively and efficiently use social media to share and produce content that’ll help you stand out BEFORE you apply for a job. You’ll learn how to use the content marketing and comment marketing strategies as well as steps to create active social media accounts without spending hours every day on your profiles. Plus, you’ll learn the 70/20/10 strategy and experiment with different tools to help you know what to share on social media.


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March 10 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM THINK & EXPLORE: Social Media Tips for Working Musicians with Josh Klemons

In the year 2019, no musician is just a musician. You’re also a marketer, booking agent, graphic designer and social media expert — among other things. Overwhelmed? Digital storyteller and strategist Josh Klemons is here to help. He’ll shed some insight that’ll help you get the most out of your band's social media channels by covering topics like using Facebook Live to grow your reach, the power of Facebook Events and how to get your fans to evangelize your story online. After his talk, you’ll no longer look at social media as a chore, but rather a powerful asset to your success! 

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