Restricted Class Topics

Skillshare classes cover a wide variety of topics related to creativity, the arts, design, freelance, entrepreneurship, lifestyle, and productivity. There’s a lot of room for unique and specific skills and expression within these fields, but some topics are off-limits on Skillshare. 

The topics listed below are prohibited on Skillshare. This list is non-exhaustive and may change from time-to-time. Teachers who create classes on prohibited topics risk having action taken on their accounts, including account deactivation.

The following class topics are not permitted on Skillshare: 

  1. Classes focused on passive income business strategies, amassing fast followers, or promising financial outcomes
  2. Classes about dating, romance, or relationships 
  3. Classes about teaching on other educational platforms
  4. Classes that show students how to resell existing products or services (such as drop-shipping or multi-level marketing)
  5. Classes about medical content or that are related to the medical field (e.g., holistic medicine, dieting, nutrition, weight management) 
  6. Classes about mathematics, standardized testing, physical and life sciences (e.g., biology, chemistry) or classical engineering (e.g., biochemical, aerospace, mechanical, electrical engineering)
  7. Classes that focus on or consistently reference any of the following: religion, spirituality, politics
  8. Classes about fitness and/or exercise
  9. Classes that focus on pet care (e.g., grooming, training)
  10. Classes that focus on beauty regimens or cosmetology

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