Expand Your Horizons at These 5 Places to Take Classes in Oklahoma City

Jean Jones
June 01, 2015


Do you ever watch a spectacular couple having fun on the dance floor and think, "I wish I could do that?" Maybe you love art but don't have confidence in your ability. Why not stop dreaming and start exploring your creative side by taking classes? We've found some of the most interesting courses in Oklahoma City to inspire you.

1. Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City 73102

OKC's world-class museum is more than just a place to view works of art. They offer a number of classes and workshops for adults, kids and families. In addition to painting, you can try your hand at other media including glassblowing, sculpture and photography.

2. The Gourmet Yarn Co.
2915 W. Britton Road
Oklahoma City 73120

Knitting is not just for grandmothers anymore. Celebrities such as Julia Roberts, Felicity Huffman and Kristen Stewart have taken up this relaxing and creative hobby. The Gourmet Yarn Co. has knitting and crocheting classes to accommodate any level of experience. Choose from general instructional courses or ones that guide you through a specific project.

3. International Dance Studio
3001 Northwest 73rd Street
Oklahoma City 73116

Dancing lessons are sort of a multi-purpose activity. In addition to learning a new skill, you can build your self-confidence while getting a great physical workout. iDance offers adult classes in jazz, lyrical, tap, ballet and other styles. Have fun practicing your new skills and meeting others at their dance socials on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month.

4. Redlands Fencing Center
6909 W. Hefner Road
Oklahoma City 73162

Are you looking for something unique and out of the ordinary? Fencing is a sport with a rich historical tradition. It builds strength and endurance while improving agility, balance and coordination. Classes are offered in all three Olympic styles as well as classic combat like longsword and rapier.

5. Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Whether you're looking for a new job or trying to advance in your current one, Francis Tuttle's Adult and Career Development Center will help you sharpen your skills and develop new ones. Course categories include Business & Accounting, Insurance, Real Estate and Computer Technologies. Since no one's life should be all work and no play, they also have classes in writing, needlework, crafts and performing arts.

What was your favorite subject when you were in school? We'd love to hear about it in the comments!

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