With the help of dozens of local experts in their professions, we have put together a list of 'Learn How To' activities that you can try out during your incentive.
Write a Short Play and Act it out at the Theatre
You will write a short play for your work colleagues or friends to act out. Once this has been done you will have the amazing opportunity to actually act this short play out on the stage of the Theatre. Guidance on play writing and acting provided by members of the Latvian National Theatre.
* This can also be filmed for posterity
Coach a football team
You will be taught the basic skills and knowledge needed to be a football coach. Optional chance to test out your coaching skills on a kids’ football team after the workshop.
Sing with a choir
Join the members of one of a leading choral groups for a quick lesson on how to sing choir music. No previous singing experience is needed.
Is there a time and a place for graffiti? Many people think there is. A local graffiti artist gives you the inside track on how to create scratch, scrawl or spray paint images on different kinds of surfaces and shows you some examples of where graffiti in public places has improved the aesthetics rather than degraded them..
Play Ice hockey
If you have never tried to play ice hockey this is a real eye opener and a sporting experience that should not be missed! A local top ice hockey player will teach you the very basics of ice hockey and, by the end of the day, you will get the chance to try to score against a local goalkeeper.
Includes hire of all necessary ice hockey equipment.
Join the Circus
Join the members of a circus for an unforgettable day of circus workshops and behind-the-scenes experiences at the Circus.
Depending on the time of year, later the same day you will get the opportunity to watch the circus perform live in front of hundreds of spectators.
Make Magic Tricks
A half day in the company of one of a group of magicians. Learn how to fool your friends and family into believing that you have suddenly acquired magic skills after a couple of days away,
Give the perfect massage
Rather than being the one receiving it is time to be the one giving! Surprise your other half by learning top tips and skills about the art of massage that you can use on your return home.
For an additional charge you can also receive a full body massage or back massage after the workshop has finished.
Utilise the Social Media
Facebook now has an estimated 600 million users. The power of social media is only just being realised by many businesses and individuals around the world. Rip up your old marketing books and learn how social media can help you transform your business or private life.
The ability to brainstorm is priceless. Brainstorming enables individuals to improve their lives, while in business it can be the difference between business success and abject failure. This workshop teaches you how to develop certain skills so that you can brainstorm and begin to improve your personal life or business tomorrow!
Be a Beautician
A local Latvian beautician will guide you through all the tricks of the beauty trade. Learn basic Hairstyling, Cosmetics, Skin Care and Manicure techniques and help transform the way you and other people look.
Record Your Own Music CD
Tired of all that rubbish they play on commercial radio? Think you could do better? Ever wanted to make your own music? Here is your chance to go into a recording studio and make your very own music CD. Our expert local musician will be there with you to advise and guide you through the basics before you finally start to put down tracks and record your own personal song. It is also possible for you to record your own cover versions of famous musical hits – we will provide the backing music and recording equipment, all you need to do is sing!
Lap Dance, Strip or Pole Dance
You might like to try this out of fascination, to impress your partner or because you are thinking about working in the entertainment industry in the future. This is your chance to learn the basic skills of lap dancing, striptease and the near art form of pole dancing.
Ever wanted to learn how to paint landscapes, portraits or nude models? Learn to Paint in Riga is available to all our guests visiting Latvia who are interested in learning the basics of painting. You can learn to paint in oil, pastel, acrylic paints and watercolours. This course will enable you to make decisions based on subject, technique and colours, and to give you the basics you need to continue an interest in painting after you leave Latvia.