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Feature Class - Classic Chocolate Making

Posted by Adriana Amelio on Apr 24, 2015 2:04:00 PM

Around this time last year, I attended a local event focused on Good Business – a gathering of entrepreneurs and socially conscious Edmontonians hoping to mingle with likeminded individuals. One such local business owner was Rebecca Grant, a local chocolate maker who had built her Violet Chocolate Company into a successful Edmonton sweet shop! After chatting about her scrumptious and unusual bars, I knew she was exactly the type of instructor we needed at Metro! 

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Topics: chocolate, cooking, local business, instructors, for beginners, adult continuing education, cooking class, edmonton

Featured Class - Date Night!

Posted by Adriana Amelio on Jan 30, 2015 4:13:00 PM

Looking to shake up your routine? Need a great gift for Valentine's Day? Boy, have we got you covered!

Edmonton has some great local spots and activities. Many bloggers and news outlets have documented some great ideas for the upcoming day of love, but we like to do things a little differently. Taking a class together can be a great way to bond and have fun as a couple! Learn something new together or introduce your significant other to your passion; give as a gift or enjoy a date night!

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Topics: for beginners, adult continuing education, edmonton, gift, valentine's day

5 Ways to Make Your Resolution Rock with Metro

Posted by Adriana Amelio on Jan 5, 2015 10:46:00 AM

Welcome to 2015! Metro has some great new (and seasoned) classes coming this year, but which one(s) should you take?

Now is the time for resolutions – ones you can actually see through! According to these statistics, 24% of people polled fail at their resolutions every year they make one while 49% have infrequent success. You don’t have to be a part of that group! In fact, people who set a resolution, or resolutions, are 10x more likely to achieve their chosen goals than those who don’t explicitly set one. That’s huge! So how can you make sure you're part of the ~80% who achieve their resolution? We’ve got some ideas:

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Topics: for beginners, stress, new year, adult continuing education, winter, resolution, edmonton, planning