Course Listing - by Instructor

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Name Biography
Liz Aubry began her restaurant career as a host and busser in order to put herself through college. Her experiences in the hospitality industry led to her infatuation with it. At 22 she became a bartender and never looked back. She loves the creativity, sounds, smells, and tastes involved in mixing a drink, and the fast paced yet family-like vibe of restaurants. She sees making cocktails akin to cooking: an emotionally rewarding way to bring people together. She is a bartender at Mt. Airy's own Commodore Barry Club and Bar Lizette.
Glenn Bergman is the former Executive Director of Philabundance, and previously served for 11 years as the General Manager of the Weavers Way Co-Op. He has led food tours of Chinatown for MALT and this term is also eager to share his food explorations to Northeast Philly. Glenn is donating his faculty fee to the nonprofit Ukraine Trust Train, providing humanitarian relief to people in the war. No funds will go towards military equipment.
Lynn Berkowitz , MFA, BFA, with a career in art museums, has developed an array of award-winning gallery tours, experiences, and apps aimed at helping audiences of all ages and abilities engage with a diversity of art 'isms' and approaches.
James Crichton is a tour guide, museum docent, tour escort and historical character re-enactor. Known for his dramatic presentation style, Jim helped to develop Historic Germantown’s popular Ghosts of the Great Road tours and served as the guide for them for many years. He served as a member of the guide corps at Cliveden of the National Trust for eleven years, was a guide for the History Hunters Youth Reporter Program for six years and has been a docent at Johnson House Historic Site since 2007. A charter member of the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides, Jim has also conducted walking, step-on and duck boat tours of Center City Philadelphia, step-on tours of Valley Forge, Lancaster County and the Camden waterfront, and served as a tour escort for school groups in Gettysburg. Jim has often developed specialty history tours for clients, conducted new guide training at several local museums, and has authored guide training and enrichment materials for Johnson House. Jim is a longtime resident of Germantown and Mt. Airy.
June Daley is the owner of JuneBug Sweet Treats, a small-batch bakery in King of Prussia, PA where LOVE is always the first ingredient.
Rebecca Fisher is the cofounder of Philadelphia's top rated Beyond the Bell Tours. Beyond the Bell designs inclusive historical walking tours that put the people back into people's history. Rebecca is passionate about the intersection of social justice and tourism.
Gina Henry created Go Global, Inc. to empower people to travel as much as they want. She has been taking about ten free vacations per year over the past quarter-century. Check out www.goglobalinc.com for more info.
Allison Houghton is an educator and author on a variety of organic gardening topics. She has served as the education director for the MA chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA/Mass) and as assistant grower for The Food Project farm in Lincoln, MA, and as the director of horticulture at Green City Growers building hundreds of food-producing gardens in the Greater Boston area.
Steve Levick has many years of paddling experience and is certified by the ACA to teach recreational kayaking.
David Low ,MS, PhD was an entertainer and drug counselor before getting a doctorate in Religious Studies, and teaching as an adjunct instructor at Rutgers, Rowan and other colleges in the area. He has a private counseling practice in Mt. Airy. David teaches MALT's comparative religion classes. See more about him at davidlowmsphd.com.
Rachel Martin is the founder of Clutter Tonic: The Easy, Refreshing Way to Organize Your Home. She finds tremendous pleasure in teaching people to organize and maintain the homes they crave.
Lindsay Pinter earned a master’s in clinical mental health counseling, is a board certified coach (BCC), and became a certified hypnotist (CH) after having her own amazing experience with hypnosis. Her work has focused largely on people experiencing anxiety, feeling “stuck”, and general life dissatisfaction. Hypnosis has helped Lindsay in ways that other remedies did not and she hope to teach others all the ways hypnosis can help them too.
Clayton Prince

is the owner and operator of The Philadelphia Musical History Tours. For more information, see www.themusicalhistorytours.com.

Bea Quindlen Bea Quindlen loves to share what she's discovered and pass on the joy of crafting. In fact, she's teaching four of our crafts classes this term.
Roger Schrading is a long time member of the Philadelphia Canoe Club. He is a Certified Instructor in Stand Up Paddleboarding by the American Canoe Association. Certification includes Wilderness First Aid and CPR. Roger has taught many students this introductory course. Students will be required to sign a waiver issued by the American Canoe Association to participate in this course.
Melissa Terrels learned how to weave in college many decades ago and hasn't looked back. She loves the interaction of color in the weaving process. She also knits, spins, dyes and loves to sew her handwoven fabric into bags, accessories and clothes.
Kaniesha Thomas , MSW has been an entrepreneur for the last four years. The mission of her business is to create art that embodies spirituality, healing and self care. www.revolutionaryratchet.com
Muyiwa Togun is the Founder and CEO of Roy Urban Kollection (RUK), an African textile, art and fashion manufacturer and brand. He is a self-made artist, textile and fashion designer, pulling inspiration from his Yoruba roots and his lived experience as a Nigerian youth navigating poverty, systematic oppression, and assimilation into a new culture as a recently immigrated resident to the United States. View his website at https://www.royurbankollection.com/post/roy-urban-kollection-spotlight
Looie Voorhees This course will be taught by ACA (American Canoe Association) Instructor Looie Voorhees. She has a lifetime of paddling experience and is certified by the ACA to teach both flatwater and whitewater canoeing and kayaking and beginner Stand Up Paddleboard.
Pilar Yeakel The tour is lead by an guide from Chanticleer

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