When speaker and trainer Donna Sirianni isn't leading corporate seminars or groups at health clubs, she visits participants' homes to lead one-hour seminar about changing their lives. In her seminars, Sirianni focuses on subjects such as crafting a positive mindset, managing stress, and organizing personal goals. Participants can take away practical ideas and tools they need to start making the changes necessary to lead a more fulfilling journey. The Creating a Positive Mindset: What Are You Thinking? seminar is the first in a series of seminars on various topics.
DJ Academy New York incorporates electronic music into The New York Academy of Music curriculum for the first time. During the 12-week program, the instructor covers the history, technology, and practices behind DJing, teaching classes of 6–12 pupils how to sample, scratch, and create their own mash-ups. The DJ Academy New York program ends with the chance for students to showcase their newfound skills during a live performance at Revolution Music Hall. Pioneering figures in the DJing and electronic music community are also invited to share their experiences during seminars.
The professional musicians who teach at New York Academy of Music believe talent appears at a young age. That's why their music programs start for kids as young as 2 years old with Rock 'n' Tots, a class where pre-kindergarten kids can listen to rock and pop while they bop and learn. Once students have excelled beyond the bounds of Rock 'n' Tots, they can attend the RockStar Academy—where they'll learn how to perform and write songs—or take private lessons that cover nearly all instruments and styles. For seasoned performers, an onsite recording studio provides a place to lay down tracks.