Retreats, Workshops & Classes

Winter is a perfect time for an inspiring retreat, workshop or class.

Yoga and exercise classes with numerous Floyd teachers at diverse locations are offered near every day of the week!
Check out our events calendar for details. 
The Floyd Center for the Arts has numerous craft and art classes not listed below or on our events page, find them on the art center’s website

Sampling of opportunities below: 

For more information about below and FULL list of events, go to events calendar.


  • Heart of the Child Music Education  Fridays 9:30 am11:30 am

    • Baby Beats (9:30am – 10:15am)

      • A special time for babies and their caregivers, this is an intimate class with lots of opportunity for bonding.
    • Joy Jammers (10:30am – 11:30am)

      • A mixed age class for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers. Seasonal songs celebrate the abundance of nature we share in Floyd County with fun songs, lots of movement, scarves, balls, and rhythm instruments. Grandparents and other extended family members are always welcome to watch or play along, too. Sharing music fun as a family is the best way to build your child’s love of music. For children up to 6 years.


  • Beekeeping

    January 20 : 1:30 pm3:00 pm

    Free              Jessie Peterman Memorial LIbrary (Floyd)

    If you’ve ever thought about taking up beekeeping, you probably have lots of questions. Now is the time to start for 2018!  Long-time beekeepers Clem Von Claparede and Sam and Jack Price will be here to answer your questions.


  • Clawhammer Banjo & Guitar One Day Workshop

    February 3 @ 9:30 am4:30 pm

    | $85           Floyd Country Store


  • Fiddle Workshop with Erynn Marshall

    March 10 : 10:00 am12:00 pm

    | $25.00       Floyd Country Store


  • Songwriting Workshop with Carl Jones

    March 10 : 10:00 am12:00 pm

    | $25.00         Floyd Country Store


  • Intermediate Bass Workshop with Joebass

    March 12 : 6:00 pm8:00 pm

    | $25.00       Floyd Country Store



  • Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together

    March 15March 18

    | $350.00              Floyd Country Store    

  • Mentorship Program – Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary

    February 3 : 3:00 pmFebruary 4 : 6:00 pm

    | $125.00

    Date: Saturday and Sunday, February 3-4, 2018
    Time: Saturday: 3:00pm – 6:00pm / Sunday: 9:00am – 4:00 pm
    Location: Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Lane, Floyd, VA 24091

    For experienced biodynamic beekeepers – a pedagogical training of Spikenard beekeeping methods and guidance for those who want to deepen their own teaching and further Spikenard Biodynamic Beekeeping in the world.


  • More posted soon!