Wood & Wires

Private guitar lessons from a patient and dynamic professional musician.

Rare Bird

Gift and home decor shop that also holds makers classes for aspiring artisans.

Just Dance Ballroom

Professional ballroom dance lessons for groups or individuals, as well as special dance events.

Galeria Beso Maya

  • 3224 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland, California 94602

Art Gallery that features work from POC artists. Space is also used for workshops and classes.

Trapeze Arts

Flying trapeze and other circus arts classes for youth and adults.


Shop that offers the tools and classes necessary to do your own fermenting and canning.

Golden Gate Atelier

Art school that offers training in classical realism including conceptually-based structure drawing.

Forged Axes

  • 2440 Adeline Street, Oakland, California 94607

Historical blacksmithing classes and custom-made tools using traditional blacksmithing methods.


A neighborhood dance school, serving dancers of all ages and experience since 1976.

Ellen Webb Studio

Performance space that offers dance and yoga classes, as well as studio rentals.

Kitchen on Fire

Great place for individuals and groups to learn a variety of cooking methods from several cultures.

The Crucible

Industrial arts school that offers individual and series classes for youth and adults.

The Grease Diner

DIY commercial screen printing studio that offers screen printing services, retail products, and classes.

ArtVale Gallery

Community-oriented art gallery that offers classes and workshops, as well as studio rentals and art supplies.

Sports in the Bay

  • Oakland, California

Sports in the Bay is an online sports site that features athletes up close and personal.

The Baby Academy

Preschool that offers a S.T.E.M. curriculum and age appropriate activities that make learning fun.