Pilates Newbie? Pilates Central will be here to show you the ropes! They’ll kick things off with stretching and show you the fundamental exercises that emphasize centering, concentration and control. Plus they’ll teach you the principles of breathing, body positioning and efficient movement. Be sure to bring a water bottle, workout shoes and appropriate clothing to help you move comfortably — we’ll provide the rest.
Improvisation helps you make the best use of what you already know so you can make big discoveries and surprise yourself. This workshop offers a fun and supportive space where you will practice taking positive risks and getting out of your own way. Games and exercises will focus on spontaneity, responding positively to change, and overcoming barriers to ideas so creative they just might work.
Ever wonder why your website visitors hop off your site without ever contacting you? Eagan Heath, owner of Get Found Madison digital agency is here to explain. He’ll go through common mistakes businesses make with their digital marketing, offer tips on how to pose a clear call to action, and share some wisdom about the ever-important marketing funnel. You’ll leave with strategies you need to draw in more leads and make more sales. Are you ready to transform your business?
Come learn about the growing ecosystem of food-focused infrastructure on the northeast side of Madison: the Madison Public Market, Garver Feed Mill, FEED Kitchens, and proposed food terminal and cross-dock facility. These projects build off of Madison's strength as a hub of food business entrepreneurship. Hear from community leaders about the synergies between these efforts and how you can plug into these exciting new developments in our city. All are welcome to join the conversation — community members, business owners, and dreamers!
Come and take an actual pause in your day to be reminded of the importance that breathe plays in reducing stress and anxiety. In this interactive workshop, we’ll learn some calming breathing techniques and discuss the connection between expressing appreciation and contentment. You’ll leave with skills you can practice in your daily life.
Pump up your week with a full-body workout lead by Gym 608! You’ll be challenged to push yourself in quick bursts with minimal rest, which helps maximize your workout and keeps you burning calories long after it ends.
Are you ready to be inspired? Learn how businesses can be purposeful and profitable. In this session led by Envision IT’s chief evangelist of stakeholder value (president), Nancy Pautsch, we’ll discuss the conscious business movement, outline the foundational pillars of a conscious business, and share inspiring examples of caring organizations that are also successful companies. Business can indeed be a source of meaning and help humanity thrive.
In the pursuit of dreams, sometimes we encounter obstacles, hardships or setbacks. This does not mean that we have failed or need to give up on our wildest of dreams, though! Resilience helps us bounce back and keeps us moving forward towards success. Join Dr. Jasmine Zapata, MD, MPH as we will explore the definition of resilience, why it is so important, and strategies for you to harness this power. Jasmine will share how the power of resilience has played a pivotal role in her life and helped her reach her biggest dreams. Learn how you can too!
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.
Bring your tiny Einsteins down to DreamBank for a hands-on, educational adventure in science! Give your kids the freedom to explore and watch them become more curious, creative and confident with every discovery. We’ll be featuring four different science departments from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, so stop by to join the fun!
Want to exercise your creativity and gain some fulfillment by helping those in need? Join us for a pro-social crafting event led by Caitlin Jackson, co-owner of local craft business The Seedy Merchant. You’ll create no-sew dog and cat toys from fleece, which will then be donated to local humane societies. Want to make a toy for your own furry friend? No problem! We will have enough supplies for you to take one home as well. This event is perfect for ages 12 and older.
Business is challenging. And you’re in a daily fight to survive and win in the marketplace! Learn how to apply the most ancient philosophy of conflict to ensure that your business thrives. In this session led by Mark Hope, Army Special Forces veteran, former executive for the Coca-Cola Company and serial entrepreneur, you’ll be taken on a journey through the wisdom of Sun Tzu and the Art of War to help you apply these learnings to your modern-day business.
We know mindfulness is important when it comes to productivity in the workplace. But what does that actually look like? How can we find time to be more mindful? How can it really improve productivity? Those are the questions we’ll tackle in this session led by leadership coach and president of EllenCoaching, Ellen Bartkowiak. She’ll discuss tools and techniques leaders can use to create a psychologically safe work environment that encourages employees to ask powerful questions that keep them from feeling or acting on the five F’s — fight, flight, freeze, frustration, and or fear. You’ll leave this upbeat, interactive session with the strategies you need to be a more mindful leader, employee and human being!
We’re bringing together like-minded dreamers to develop and connect at our first-ever Dream Summit! And we want to see you there. Register today for this multi-day event complete with motivational keynotes, interactive workshops and networking that’ll help you gain the confidence you need to fearlessly pursue your dreams. RSVP today to commit to 2.5 days of inspiration — spots are limited! This event is perfect for ages 16 and up.
Looking for something fun to do with the kiddos? Join Melanie Gehrke, owner of The Mad Makery, for a morning of crafting. We’ll be learning how to turn a crayon rubbing into a tree! Then, we’ll use stamps to add some fall colored leaves for a bit of seasonal flare. Simply have your kids bring their creativity, we’ll supply the rest.
Come to DreamBank and make your own wooden bead necklace! Customize it and make it your own with a variety of paint. It's a great way to add some pizzazz to your outfit, or make a nice gift for someone special. We'll provide all of the supplies, so just bring your style & creativity! This craft is perfect for guests ages 12 and up.
How do the pressures of the day-to-day impede your ability to build a long term strategy for your business? Whether you’re 5 years in or 5 years from selling, what does it mean to build your business with the end in mind? Join Joe Pometto of Lift Consulting, LLC for this session where he’ll talk about your dream, your legacy, your business and what they do to support people during the life cycle of business. You will walk away armed with ways to build a proper succession plan that’ll not only help you to produce the best business valuation, but also maintain this part of your legacy.
The age of self-driving vehicles is quickly approaching, and completely automated cars and trucks could be on the market in less than five years. But are we ready? Join this lively discussion with former Madison Mayor and local blogger Dave Cieslewicz, as he lays out the advantages, challenges, and implications of an automated driving future.
Ever felt like you’ve tried, tried, and tried again only to still not achieve your goal? Ever felt frustration with putting in 1000% effort and not reaching your desired outcome? You’re not alone! Resilience 3.0 is diving into how to optimize your effort to reach your goals in innovative ways. Using Nuero Linguistic Programming, professional speaker and health and wellness coach, Kirsty Blattner, will help you discover 3 tools and techniques to reach your goals in a timeframe that’s best suited to your individual needs and in alignment with your personality and lifestyle. Are you ready to recalibrate your resilience for success? If so, this event is for you!
WERQ is the fiercely fun dance fitness class based on charting pop, rock and hip hop music. The warm up previews the dance steps in class, and the cool down combines yoga-inspired static stretching and balance poses. WERQ is taught by certified fitness professionals, so the WERQout is safe and effective. All ages, abilities and levels are welcome!