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  1. Winter Survival Skills: Animal Edition (Ages 5+)

    January 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Wild animals cannot go inside and turn up the heat to escape the winter chill! So, what can they do to survive the harsh, cold, and barren landscape? Join a naturalist for a winter walk through Explore Park and discover what challenges the animals of Roanoke County face and how they make it through the winter. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Pre-registration is required. Please dress weather appropriate. This program meets at Visitor Center.

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  2. NEW Indian Street Food (Ages 18+)

    January 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Cities throughout India boast an eclectic (and delicious) array of street foods. Come join the fun as we learn to cook some tasty Indian options: Tikka- marinated chicken on a skewer; Gol Guppa- round crisps stuffed with a savory filling; and Chana Chaat- refreshing chick pea salad. Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.

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  3. NEW Crochet Boot Cuffs (Ages 18+)

    January 21, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Top your cute winter boots with your own hand-made accessory! You will need 2 matching buttons and 100-125 yards of any color worsted weight (4) yarn. A 5.5 mm hook will be needed as well. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.

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  4. Driver's Education (Ages 55+)

    January 22, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Refresh your driving knowledge in this two session program presented by AARP and held at the Brambleton Center. Fees: $20, with a $5 discount for AARP members. Class fee to be paid to the instructor at the first session.

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  5. Advanced Android (Ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Vinton Library

    Have you been using your Android device for a while but aren’t sure whether you’re using it to its full potential? Take this class to learn some tips and tricks and fall in love with your Android again. Prerequisites: • Bring your Android device • Must have basic working knowledge of device

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  6. Intro To The Internet (Ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Glenvar Library

    Learn how to properly navigate the internet, use search engines, and bookmark your favorite sites. We will also discuss Internet safety. Please note, this class is for using the internet on a desktop or laptop computer, not a smartphone or tablet. Prerequisite: • Basic mouse and keyboard skills

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  7. Ipad For Beginners (Ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Hollins Library

    Want to get the most out of your iPad? Learn all of the basics you need to get started in this introductory course, including hardware features, navigating the device, getting connected to Wi-Fi, downloading apps, working with settings, and more. Prerequisites: • Bring your iPad to class • Know your Apple ID and password*

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  8. NEW International Taste Test (Ages 18+)

    January 25, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let your taste buds explore Italy, France and Spain! The menu will include a caprese salad, pan tumaca and homemade crepes with fruit compote and traditional fillings. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!

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  9. Let's Go Caving

    January 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Depart from Green Ridge

    A unique and protected environment, wild caves offer adventure and awe right under our feet. Emphasizing responsible caving, join us as we navigate, crawl and climb through passages and chambers to see beautiful formations and experience this underground world. No experience necessary. Must be capable of strenuous activity. All equipment and transportation provided. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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  10. NEW Salsa Dancing for Kids (Ages 6-9)

    January 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do your kids like to dance? Kids Salsa dancing is the perfect way to keep your kids active by adding variety to their life! This class is great for both boys and girls. We will be learning beginner moves and will be putting them together with music! Mrs. Emilee Fitzwater from Prestige Gymnastics has been teaching dance for almost a year now and has been coaching gymnastics for over 5 years. She loves children of all ages and her passion for dance shows in every class. Dress for class is comfortable clothes and shoes (no flip flops please).

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  11. NEW Salsa Dancing (Ages 10-15)

    January 26, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do your kids like to dance? Kids Salsa dancing is the perfect way to keep your kids active by adding variety to their life! This class is great for both boys and girls. We will be learning beginner moves and will be putting them together with music! Mrs. Emilee Fitzwater from Prestige Gymnastics has been teaching dance for almost a year now and has been coaching gymnastics for over 5 years. She loves children of all ages and her passion for dance shows in every class. Dress for class is comfortable clothes and shoes (no flip flops please).

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  12. Salsa Dancing (ages 16+)

    January 26, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Learn something new this winter! Adult Salsa Dancing will be hosted by Emilee Fitzwater! This class will be focusing on learning the basics in salsa and bachata. All adults are welcome-beginners, first-timers or intermediate dancers. Mrs. Emilee dances multiple times a week, has taught at multiple locations throughout the valley, partakes in many educational clinics by professional dancers, and even performed with the Guia Dance Company. She is excited to bring her love of dance to Green Ridge Recreational Center. Dress for class is comfortable clothes and shoes (no flip flops please).

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  13. Yoga for Beginners (Ages 18+)

    January 28, 2019, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Have you been curious and wanting to give yoga a try? Come to a gently paced class that introduces those new to yoga to the practice. Including poses appropriate for beginners, an introduction to using yoga blocks and straps, utilizing the breath, and relaxation to help settle the mind and emotions. Learn how to move through poses with short flows and to hold poses to build strength while using the breath to go deeper into the form. Leave feeling refreshed and ready for the rest of your day. 10 week class. Instructor: Robyn Amstutz

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  14. NEW Loom Knitting Basics (Ages 18+)

    January 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    After completing your project in Introduction to Loom Knitting, this class is a comprehensive review of loom knitting and covers four cast-ons, four bind-offs as well as many other "must knows", abbreviations and terms about loom knitting. We will spend time practicing what we learn so you can truly make many beginner projects the FIRST time on your own! Everything is provided that is needed to practice all of the skills. Instructor Tonya Hodges is excited to share her knowledge with you! She has learned by training herself and is willing to share input not found in books to help with barriers that may arise. She has been loom knitting since 2014 and has started her own business, Learn to Loom Knit, as well.

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  15. NEW Loom Knitting Basics (Ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    After completing your project in Introduction to Loom Knitting, this class is a comprehensive review of loom knitting and covers four cast-ons, four bind-offs as well as many other "must knows", abbreviations and terms about loom knitting. We will spend time practicing what we learn so you can truly make many beginner projects the FIRST time on your own! Everything is provided that is needed to practice all of the skills. Instructor Tonya Hodges is excited to share her knowledge with you! She has learned by training herself and is willing to share input not found in books to help with barriers that may arise. She has been loom knitting since 2014 and has started her own business, Learn to Loom Knit, as well.

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  16. Keyboard and Mouse (Ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Vinton Library

    In this class you will learn how to use the mouse and keyboard to perform a variety of specific tasks, and learn the terminology associated with their use. This class is for those with little or no experience using a mouse.

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Programs Calendar

  1. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    September 24, 2018, 6:30 PM - January 28, 2019, 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  2. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    October 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - January 21, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Experience the link between mindful body movement and breath all the while building heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength in a supportive environment. Instructors often build the class around sun salutations and weave together poses which can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 12 week course. Instructor at Brambleton: Trudi Mardian.

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  3. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    October 22, 2018, 7:05 PM - January 21, 2019, 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Experience the link between mindful body movement and breath all the while building heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength in a supportive environment. Instructors often build the class around sun salutations and weave together poses which can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 12 week course. Instructor at Brambleton: Trudi Mardian.

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  4. Total Body Workout (Ages 18+)

    November 26, 2018, 5:30 PM - January 28, 2019, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    STABLE AND STRONG! Increase your energy level. Improve your cardio fitness. Lose body fat. Strengthen, sculpt and tone your muscles. Eight week program. Instructor: Anthony Bryant.

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  5. Kids Pottery (Ages 7-17)

    December 2, 2018, 1:30 PM - February 10, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Let your child experience the excitement of working in clay as Professional Potter, Rebecca McKeever, brings out their creative side. The student will learn to design pieces out of slabs of clay along with learning coiling and pinch techniques. For students with the physical ability to do wheel work, the lessons will be centering, pulling and shaping clay. The fee includes one bag of clay, glazes and the use of tools. Eight week course.

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  6. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 3, 2018, 6:00 PM - February 25, 2019, 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  7. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 6, 2018, 7:05 PM - January 24, 2019, 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Experience the link between mindful body movement and breath all the while building heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength in a supportive environment. Instructors often build the class around sun salutations and weave together poses which can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 12 week course. Instructor at Brambleton: Trudi Mardian.

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  8. Lunchtime Cycle (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2018, 12:00 PM - January 28, 2019, 12:45 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Make the most of your lunch break! Bring a towel, water bottle and get ready to ride! Join us for a short, intense cycle ride that will improve your stamina, increase power, strengthen core and leg muscles, increase your cardiovascular endurance and improve your cycling technique. This is a great compliment to your current workout routine! Enjoy a class with a guaranteed seat and ride alongside the same cyclists every class.

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  9. Kinderdance (ages 3-5)

    January 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Green Ridge

    Your child will learn developmentally appropriate basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics, and creative movement, while learning numbers, colors, shapes, words and songs. Parents will be contacted after enrollment regarding shoes and dress for classes. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kinderdance of $15 to be paid each year upon starting classes. Please choose the fee with $15 added to it to pay your sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  10. Little Tykes Basketball (Ages 3-5)

    January 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 9:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's play ball! The Little Tykes program focuses on developing good players and good sportsmanship. Kids have a chance to learn the fundamentals of basketball through passing, dribbling, shooting and fun skill drills. This skill development program will run for 10 weeks, the first four weeks will be practices with the remaining 6 weeks for game play. Each player will receive a t-shirt, trophy and team picture at the end of the program.

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  11. Baby Drops (Ages 6-18 months)

    January 19, 2019, 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    No need to wait! Start the process of introducing your baby to the water sooner rather than later. This parent and child class will start building your baby's confidence and swimming readiness. What a fun opportunity for you and your child to explore the water and become adjusted together. Parents will learn basic water skills to keep their children safe and help them to love the water. Safety information and teaching techniques will be provided to parents. Parental participation is required.

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  12. Big Waves (Ages 4-5)

    January 19, 2019, 9:10 AM - 9:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Celebrate your child's independence in the water. This is the first class that we offer that have children in the water without a caregiver. Your child may be a beginner or already comfortable in the water. Regardless, they will learn to float, kick and become proficient with arm strokes. Rolling over and treading water will be introduced. Submerging is a big part of this class since swimming requires being able to put your face in the water! If they are more advanced they will be expected to swim more independently and with less support from the instructor.

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  13. Level 1 Swimming Lessons (Ages 6-12)

    January 19, 2019, 9:10 AM - 9:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's have fun learning to swim! This is a class for the older beginning swimmer to become comfortable and confident in the water. They will gain basic aquatic skills including; beginning swimming strokes, breath control, floating, and kicking - all of which will help to keep them safe. Games and activities will help teach them to enjoy and become adjusted to the water. In addition, they will participate in a safety lesson each lesson that will encourage them to be safe around all aquatic environments. The goal is a positive attitude towards swimming and water safety.

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  14. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    January 19, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  15. Intermediate Obedience & Problem Solving (Ages 18+)

    January 19, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6 months old. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  16. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 19, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your day with a renewed sense of joy and peace. These simple yoga poses will leave you feeling energized and refreshed. This class offers yoga poses which are gentle, doable, and life enhancing. Stretch, breathe deeply, relax, meditate, and become more mindful as you increase flexibility, focus, and body awareness. This class is perfect for beginning and continuing yogis. Eight week course. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  17. Tiny Bubbles (Ages 18-36 months)

    January 19, 2019, 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Join your child as they discover the world of water. With your help, toddlers will experiment with arm and leg action, floating and going under water. Lots of repetition will help them become very comfortable and confident in the water. This is a fun and engaging class which will keep your child wanting to come back even as they are learning about safety and swimming skills. Parental participation is required.

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  18. Level 2 Swimming Lessons (Ages 6-12)

    January 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:40 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Our swimmers continue to build on the basic skills learned in Level 1 in the Level 2 class. The student will become more confident and be able to swim short distances by themselves. Students in this class should be very comfortable going under the water. Emphasis in this class is on learning to float without support, alternating arms and leg actions on front and back along with rotary breathing. Safety lessons are ever present in order to ensure our participant's safety around all water environments. Fun is not forgotten either!

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  19. Level 3 and Level 4 Swimming Lessons (Ages 6-12)

    January 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:40 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Now you're really a swimmer! Swimmers in this class are very confident and comfortable in the water. All strokes are introduced and by the time they have completed both levels, they will be able to swim at least 25 yards of all six strokes. When a participant passes Level 3 they will have achieved basic water competency skills according to the new American Red Cross standards. Safety lessons become more in depth and cover more topics.

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  20. Little Tykes Basketball (Ages 3-5)

    January 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's play ball! The Little Tykes program focuses on developing good players and good sportsmanship. Kids have a chance to learn the fundamentals of basketball through passing, dribbling, shooting and fun skill drills. This skill development program will run for 10 weeks, the first four weeks will be practices with the remaining 6 weeks for game play. Each player will receive a t-shirt, trophy and team picture at the end of the program.

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  21. Kindertots (age 2)

    January 19, 2019, 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM @ Green Ridge

    Two year old children are engaged in a dance and movement program developmentally designed. During class they enjoy movement creativity, dance exploration, physical development and body awareness while learning numbers, colors, shapes and songs. Parents will be contacted after enrollment regarding shoes and dress for classes. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kinderdance of $15 to be paid each year upon starting classes Please choose the fee with $15 added to it to pay your sign-up fee. Your Kinderdance teacher will bring information about how to purchase dancewear on the first day of classes. Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  22. Little Splashes (Ages 3-4)

    January 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Come enjoy swimming with your child as they acquire basic aquatic skills that will encourage their love of the water. This class is the foundation of swimming skills for years to come. While parental participation is required in this class, there will be some time of independent swimming. This time will help your child separate from you and help to discover if they are ready to go to the next level without you. Parents will still be provided with water safety information to keep your entire family safe around aquatic environments.

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  23. Begin to Swim (Ages 13+)

    January 19, 2019, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation center

    It's never too late to learn how to swim! Our swim instructors will provide an introductory water program designed for anyone 13 years and up that may be fearful about participation in water activities or need assistance developing their basic swimming skills. This is a comfortable, non-threatening environment and we have very patient instructors who want to help participants conquer their fear of the water and learn to swim.

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  24. Beginner Obedience & Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    January 19, 2019, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6 months old. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  25. Kinderdance (ages 3-5)

    January 19, 2019, 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM @ Green Ridge

    Your child will learn developmentally appropriate basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics, and creative movement, while learning numbers, colors, shapes, words and songs. Parents will be contacted after enrollment regarding shoes and dress for classes. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kinderdance of $15 to be paid each year upon starting classes. Please choose the fee with $15 added to it to pay your sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  26. Little Tykes Basketball (Ages 3-5)

    January 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's play ball! The Little Tykes program focuses on developing good players and good sportsmanship. Kids have a chance to learn the fundamentals of basketball through passing, dribbling, shooting and fun skill drills. This skill development program will run for 10 weeks, the first four weeks will be practices with the remaining 6 weeks for game play. Each player will receive a t-shirt, trophy and team picture at the end of the program.

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  27. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    January 19, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The single most important (and fun) thing you can do for your puppy? Puppy Kindergarten!! For puppies between 10-24 weeks old, socialization with other puppies and people is crucial in order to help them become social, well-balanced dogs. While making lots of friends during off-leash playtime, your puppy will gain confidence by participating in activities and learning basic commands. Discussions for puppy parents include puppy development, house-training, destructive chewing, and play-biting. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  28. Family Pottery (Ages7+)

    January 20, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Playing with clay can have some amazing results! Many parents are as interested in pottery as their children. In this class, work side by side with your child, learning how to hand build with clay and work on the potter's wheel. The fee includes one bag of clay, glazes and the use of tools. An adult must register with a child. $100 per person. Eight weeks. Instructor: Rebecca McKeever.

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  29. Never Stop Moving (ages 55+)

    January 21, 2019, 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your morning with this low impact fitness class, designed to blend standing and seated exercises to improve endurance, strength and balance. The class will increase heart rate through gentle exercises and will end with seated poses to improve flexibility and posture. Enjoy fun music and good company in this class created for active adults. Eight week class. Instructor: Jane Powell.

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  30. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Enjoy a quiet healing meditative style of yoga in which poses are held for an extended period of time, encouraging optimal energy flow and health of the bones, joints, and connective tissue. Journey into the heart and soul, and cultivate a heightened awareness, compassion, and acceptance of who you are in every moment. Ten week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200

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  31. Body Enrichment (ages 30+)

    January 21, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Exercise at a pace you can handle! Starting in a seated position, Body Enrichment is designed for women and men who want to increase their energy and improve balance and coordination. This all-around fitness class is for the student who wants to get involved in a program that is fun, successful and results oriented. 8 week program. Instructor: Sarah Linkous, RYT-200.

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  32. Advanced Pottery (Ages 18+)

    January 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    You will have the advantage of using the open studio and the guidance of the Monday afternoon monitor in this class. Come learn from your fellow potters. Prerequisite: two or more years in a pottery course at the Brambleton Center. This pottery class is a ten week program instructor/monitor varies.

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  33. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    January 21, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A mix of elements from yoga and pilates is used to create a workout that relieves stress, helps to gain coordination and balance, lose weight, and relax all at the same time. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.stress, helps to gain coordination and balance, lose weight, and relax all at the same time. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  34. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (ages 18+)

    January 21, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Jazzercise's high-intensity dance workout mixes modern moves with strength training. Set to Top 40 music, Dance Mixx targets the three major muscle groups for a full body workout. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  35. Nia (ages 50+)

    January 21, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Try one of the most innovative and safe cardiovascular programs around. It lets you bop to the beat without jarring your joints and is a great workout for men and women of all ages and fitness levels. It will pump your heart, lubricate your joints, release tension and enhance your balance. Nia uses gentle yet powerful movements that blend dance with martial arts, yoga and other techniques. 6 week course. Instructor: Laura Pole.

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  36. NEW Create, Discover, & Image Kids Art (Ages 6-9)

    January 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Stretch your child’s imagination! Do you have a little artist at home that is getting bored drawing, painting, and sculpting the same things? This class is designed for kids that need more creativity in their art. The instructor with guide your child to put their art in motion. Techniques include but are not limited to drawing, painting, collage and mixed media. All supplies are included. Four week class. Instructor: Rebecca Mckeever.

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  37. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    January 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  38. Mindfulness Yoga Flow (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Simple and gentle yoga poses to help you unwind, relieve stress, feel great and become more aware of your body, mind and breath. Increase flexibility, balance and focus. Enjoy stretching, strengthening. Breathing, mediation and deep relaxation. Quiet the mind, renew the spirit and infuse your day and evening with peace and joy! This class is perfect for both new and continuing students. Eight week course with Rhonda Banner.

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  39. Tai Chi 10 Form (ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Originally developed as a Martial Art for self defense, T'ai Chi is a non-competitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and dynamic stretching. It is sometimes described as 'Meditation in Motion' because it promotes serenity through gentle movements; connecting the mind, body and spirit through a sequence of blissful postures. The class consists of slow intentional movements, incorporating breathing and mindful imagery. Its goals are to relax, strengthen, connect the physical body and mind, enhance the natural flow of Chi (life force), and improve one's health. The Mayo Clinic has reported that the practice of T'ai Chi may reduce anxiety and depression, improve balance, flexibility and muscle strength as well as improve sleep quality. Eight week program.

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  40. Watercolor (Ages18+)

    January 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Enjoy a simplified step-by-step process while you learn to express yourself through watercolors. This class for the beginning student includes techniques such as wet paint on dry paper, wet into wet, lost edges, color glazing, color mixing, palette layout and different brush techniques. Sound composition in both still lives and landscapes will also be covered. Supply list is given at time of registration. First sheet of paper included in cost! Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  41. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your day with a renewed sense of joy and peace. These simple yoga poses will leave you feeling energized and refreshed. This class offers yoga poses which are gentle, doable, and life enhancing. Stretch, breathe deeply, relax, meditate, and become more mindful as you increase flexibility, focus, and body awareness. This class is perfect for beginning and continuing yogis. Eight week course. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  42. Drawing (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Drawing is an essential first step in laying the base for painting in any media. Shapes, shading, lighting, picture composition, contour drawing, gesture drawing and one and two point perspectives will be covered in this six week program. First sheet of paper included in cost! Supply list given at time of registration. Six week class. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  43. Yoga for Life (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Are you looking for an exercise which is enjoyable, fun, and can be sustained for life? Why not make time for yourself? You are worth it! Stretch, breathe, feel good, meditate, relax, and let go of tension and stress. This class will strengthen the body, quiet the mind, renew the spirit, and help you experience a greater sense of joy and overall well-being. This class is perfect for both new and continuing students. Eight week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  44. Level 1 Swimming Lessons (Ages 6-12)

    January 22, 2019, 5:00 PM - 5:40 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's have fun learning to swim! This is a class for the older beginning swimmer to become comfortable and confident in the water. They will gain basic aquatic skills including; beginning swimming strokes, breath control, floating, and kicking - all of which will help to keep them safe. Games and activities will help teach them to enjoy and become adjusted to the water. In addition, they will participate in a safety lesson each lesson that will encourage them to be safe around all aquatic environments. The goal is a positive attitude towards swimming and water safety.

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  45. Level 3 and Level 4 Swimming Lessons (Ages 6-12)

    January 22, 2019, 5:00 PM - 5:40 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Now you're really a swimmer! Swimmers in this class are very confident and comfortable in the water. All strokes are introduced and by the time they have completed both levels, they will be able to swim at least 25 yards of all six strokes. When a participant passes Level 3 they will have achieved basic water competency skills according to the new American Red Cross standards. Safety lessons become more in depth and cover more topics.

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  46. Tiny Bubbles (Ages 18-36 months)

    January 22, 2019, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Join your child as they discover the world of water. With your help, toddlers will experiment with arm and leg action, floating and going under water. Lots of repetition will help them become very comfortable and confident in the water. This is a fun and engaging class which will keep your child wanting to come back even as they are learning about safety and swimming skills. Parental participation is required.

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  47. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A system of body weight exercises that strengthens and stretches the body and improves tone and posture. This class focuses on breathing and flexibility, concentrating on precision movements which flow to create a balanced body that feels and looks good. Ten week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  48. Low Impact Aerobics (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Improve your stamina and cardiovascular health while strengthening and toning your upper and lower body muscles! Low impact aerobics is great for all fitness levels. Ten week program.

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  49. The Young Chef (Ages 8-13)

    January 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Learning to find the joy and value in cooking helps to develop an important skill set and a life-long appreciation for the culinary arts. Enroll the young chef in this series of classes for the opportunity to learn and practice the art of food prep, stove top cooking, and baking. Each class will focus on a different meal time: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert! Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.

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  50. Baby Drops (Ages 6-18 months)

    January 22, 2019, 5:40 PM - 6:10 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    No need to wait! Start the process of introducing your baby to the water sooner rather than later. This parent and child class will start building your baby's confidence and swimming readiness. What a fun opportunity for you and your child to explore the water and become adjusted together. Parents will learn basic water skills to keep their children safe and help them to love the water. Safety information and teaching techniques will be provided to parents. Parental participation is required.

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  51. Resolution Ride (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Pedal your way into winter at the Brambleton Center! Bring your fitness goals, hop on a bike and make a move towards better health. This specially designed class will provide benchmarks and target heart rate, RPM and energy output goals for each ride. Work alongside an energetic instructor and fellow cyclists in a fun cardio class that pairs your bike with a fitness system to track your statistics with each pedal you push. You can even have statistics sent to your phone, so that you can track your progress from the first class to the last class. Come in with fitness goals and leave with results! You never have to arrive early – bikes are selected and guaranteed for the entirety of the class. 6 week course. Instructor: Beth Hoel.

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  52. Big Waves (Ages 4-5)

    January 22, 2019, 5:50 PM - 6:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Celebrate your child's independence in the water. This is the first class that we offer that have children in the water without a caregiver. Your child may be a beginner or already comfortable in the water. Regardless, they will learn to float, kick and become proficient with arm strokes. Rolling over and treading water will be introduced. Submerging is a big part of this class since swimming requires being able to put your face in the water! If they are more advanced they will be expected to swim more independently and with less support from the instructor.

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  53. Level 2 Swimming Lessons (Ages 6-12)

    January 22, 2019, 5:50 PM - 6:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Our swimmers continue to build on the basic skills learned in Level 1 in the Level 2 class. The student will become more confident and be able to swim short distances by themselves. Students in this class should be very comfortable going under the water. Emphasis in this class is on learning to float without support, alternating arms and leg actions on front and back along with rotary breathing. Safety lessons are ever present in order to ensure our participant's safety around all water environments. Fun is not forgotten either!

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  54. Begin to Swim (Ages 13+)

    January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    It's never too late to learn how to swim! Our swim instructors will provide an introductory water program designed for anyone 13 years and up that may be fearful about participation in water activities or need assistance developing their basic swimming skills. This is a comfortable, non-threatening environment and we have very patient instructors who want to help participants conquer their fear of the water and learn to swim.

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  55. Beginner Obedience & Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6 months old. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  56. Bluegrass Banjo (Ages 12+)

    January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Learn to play chords, rolls and songs in this introductory bluegrass style banjo class. Students must bring their own banjo to class. Eight week program. Instructor: Earl Henritze.

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  57. Oil Painting (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Have a passion for painting? This course will cover surface preparation, palette layout, materials handling, color and shading techniques. Great for beginners, those who have painted with acrylics, or those who want to brush up on their skills. First canvas included in cost! Supply list given at time of registration. Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  58. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  59. Power Basics (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Power yoga is an active style of yoga, designed to elevate heart rate with calorie-burning poses and create heat in the body. This class will cover the basics of power yoga, creating a foundation for the beginning power yoga student. This style of yoga aims to increase endurance and stamina, and places a special emphasis on core strengthening, making it a great compliment to your current workout or gentle yoga practice. Beginners welcome! Six week class. Instructor: Abby Reed.

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  60. Little Splashes (Ages 3-4)

    January 22, 2019, 6:20 PM - 6:50 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Come enjoy swimming with your child as they acquire basic aquatic skills that will encourage their love of the water. This class is the foundation of swimming skills for years to come. While parental participation is required in this class, there will be some time of independent swimming. This time will help your child separate from you and help to discover if they are ready to go to the next level without you. Parents will still be provided with water safety information to keep your entire family safe around aquatic environments.

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  61. Egyptian Style Belly Dancing for Beginners (ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Egyptian style of belly dance involves every part of the body, targeting major muscles groups and working them in isolation or in opposition to other muscles. Major components of this type of dance include circular movements of the arms, hands, head, upper torso and hips. This class is a fun and effective way to exercise, relax and enjoy as an entertaining hobby. Six week program. Instructor: Elizabeth Watson.

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  62. Swing and Jazz Line Dancing (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Want a new way to have fun and exercise? Swing Roanoke will be teaching classes to keep your feet moving! Each six week series of classes will cover various swing dances like East Coast Swing, 20's or 30's Charleston, Lindy Hop, and others. No partner is required and those with two left feet are welcome! No matter how many times you have come before-classes will have fresh material to learn in each series! Classes include one hour of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. December-January will be Line Dancing. January-March will be Swing 101.

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  63. Beginning Fiddle (Ages 16+)

    January 22, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Brambleton Center

    This class is designed for beginners interested in learning to play the fiddle. Students will learn bowings, scales, and songs. Required materials: Fiddle (Violin) and bow. Eight week program.

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  64. Intermediate Obedience & Problem Solving (Ages 18+)

    January 22, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Now that your dog has learned some good manners, the next step is to apply those manners to real life situations while addressing common behavior problems like jumping on guests, door-dashing, pulling on the leash, not coming when called, etc. Behaviors taught include stay, place, leave it, heel, touch tag, and more. Dogs will be taught to respond to both verbal and non-verbal cues. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training. Prerequisite: Graduation from High Hopes Dog Training Beginner Obedience & Good Manners course.

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  65. Never Stop Moving (ages 55+)

    January 23, 2019, 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your morning with this low impact fitness class, designed to blend standing and seated exercises to improve endurance, strength and balance. The class will increase heart rate through gentle exercises and will end with seated poses to improve flexibility and posture. Enjoy fun music and good company in this class created for active adults. Eight week class. Instructor: Jane Powell.

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  66. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    A mix of elements from yoga and pilates is used to create a workout that relieves stress, helps to gain coordination and balance, lose weight, and relax all at the same time. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program, twice a week for the morning session.

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  67. Handbuilding In Clay (Age 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Pottery can be created without the use of a potter's wheel. You can create beautiful pots and clay forms by hand using simple tools, slabs of clay, or just by using your hands and fingers. In this class you will explore many techniques for hand built pottery. Ten week program. Instructor: Becky Carr

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  68. Meditative Yin Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Enjoy a quiet healing meditative style of yoga in which poses are held for an extended period of time, encouraging optimal energy flow and health of the bones, joints, and connective tissue. Journey into the heart and soul and cultivate a heightened awareness, compassion, and acceptance of who you are in every moment. 8 class program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E- RYT 200

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  69. Acrylics (Ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Working in acrylics allows for maximum flexibility in color, ideas and techniques. This medium can be used like watercolor or oils. Acrylic paint drys quickly and when dry is permanent. Learn techniques through demonstration and classroom practice using glazes, knife work, texture, composition tips as well as many other methods. Working in acrylics are stress free because of the flexibility allowing for your work to evolve and advance! This class will be intriguing and fun for artists at all skill levels. First canvas is included in cost! Supply list is given at the time of registration. Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  70. Body Enrichment (ages 30+)

    January 23, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Exercise at a pace you can handle! Starting in a seated position, Body Enrichment is designed for women and men who want to increase their energy and improve balance and coordination. This all-around fitness class is for the student who wants to get involved in a program that is fun, successful and results oriented. 8 week program. Instructor: Sarah Linkous, RYT-200.

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  71. Easy Ride for 55 Spin Class (Ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Take a stroll down memory lane on our stationary bikes while listening to upbeat classics! This low impact, gentle cycle class is geared towards the beginner and is a great workout. Designed to be easy on the joints, grab a seat and get ready for a fun, unique, simple spin class! 6 class course. Instructor: Jane Powell.

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  72. Collage (Ages18+)

    January 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Collage: is like a mixed media work where you may have some painting mixed with photos, and maybe pieces of wallpaper or lace, or whatever you would like to use. You can make scenes, animals, interiors, abstracts, seascapes, or maybe the things that live under the sea! You are only limited by your materials- the more the better! The great thing about collage is you can change your mind and move things around before you glue them down! Come and have fun. Supply list given at time of registration. Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  73. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    January 23, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. Must be 16 to be considered for employment. Pre-registration is required. Prerequisite: Must be 15 years old to enroll and be able to swim 100 yds, retrieve a brick from a depth of 8 ft. and tread water for one minute. Classes will be Wed- Fri 4:30pm-9:00pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00am-2:00pm.

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  74. Yoga for Life (Ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Are you looking for an exercise which is enjoyable, fun, and can be sustained for life? Why not make time for yourself? You are worth it! Stretch, breathe, feel good, meditate, relax, and let go of tension and stress. This class will strengthen the body, quiet the mind, renew the spirit, and help you experience a greater sense of joy and overall well-being. This class is perfect for both new and continuing students. Eight week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  75. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    If you've wanted to try yoga, but feel you can't get up and down easily, this class is for you! Improve balance, posture, coordination and memory, improve muscle tone, reduce stress and learn relaxation techniques. No need to get on the floor, no experience necessary. Instructor: Patricia Placona, a 200-e RYT, Restorative Yoga Certified Instructor.

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  76. Tai Chi 10 Form (ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Originally developed as a Martial Art for self defense, T'ai Chi is a non-competitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and dynamic stretching. It is sometimes described as 'Meditation in Motion' because it promotes serenity through gentle movements; connecting the mind, body and spirit through a sequence of blissful postures. The class consists of slow intentional movements, incorporating breathing and mindful imagery. Its goals are to relax, strengthen, connect the physical body and mind, enhance the natural flow of Chi (life force), and improve one's health. The Mayo Clinic has reported that the practice of T'ai Chi may reduce anxiety and depression, improve balance, flexibility and muscle strength as well as improve sleep quality. Eight week program.

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  77. Abstraction (Ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    If you want to have some fun, stretch your creativity or if you are just wanting to try something different this class is for you. Abstract painting made easy. This class will match your creativity with your choice of media. Learn why artists enjoy working in this format. Learn how you can change a simple barn and sky painting into an exciting and interesting work of art. Using class demonstrations, individual exercises and practice examples you will be successful. Come and enjoy the challenge of thinking outside of the representational box! This class is for artists of all skill levels. First canvas is included in cost! Supply list is given at the time of registration. Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  78. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  79. Jazzercise Strength 60 (ages 18+)

    January 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Jazzercise's class that aims to sculpt lean muscle through weight and resistance training for a tight, toned physique in 60-minutes. This class with transform your body! Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  80. Mindfulness Yoga Flow (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Simple and gentle yoga poses to help you unwind, relieve stress, feel great and become more aware of your body, mind and breath. Increase flexibility, balance and focus. Enjoy stretching, strengthening. Breathing, mediation and deep relaxation. Quiet the mind, renew the spirit and infuse your day and evening with peace and joy! This class is perfect for both new and continuing students. Eight week course with Rhonda Banner.

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  81. Ceramics (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Awaken your passion and creativity. Whether you are a beginner or have experience with ceramics, this class is for you. Come learn the skills that make your pieces unique. The class fee includes assistance of certified instructor, Jo Robertson, and firing of your ceramic pieces. Purchase your greenware from the Brambleton Center or an outside source.

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  82. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Enjoy a quiet healing meditative style of yoga in which poses are held for an extended period of time, encouraging optimal energy flow and health of the bones, joints, and connective tissue. Journey into the heart and soul, and cultivate a heightened awareness, compassion, and acceptance of who you are in every moment. Ten week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200

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  83. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your day with a renewed sense of joy and peace. These simple yoga poses will leave you feeling energized and refreshed. This class offers yoga poses which are gentle, doable, and life enhancing. Stretch, breathe deeply, relax, meditate, and become more mindful as you increase flexibility, focus, and body awareness. This class is perfect for beginning and continuing yogis. Eight week course. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  84. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  85. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    January 24, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. Must be 16 to be considered for employment. Pre-registration is required. Prerequisite: Must be 15 years old to enroll and be able to swim 100 yds, retrieve a brick from a depth of 8 ft. and tread water for one minute. Classes will be Wed- Fri 4:30pm-9:00pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00am-2:00pm.

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  86. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A system of body weight exercises that strengthens and stretches the body and improves tone and posture. This class focuses on breathing and flexibility, concentrating on precision movements which flow to create a balanced body that feels and looks good. Ten week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  87. Low Impact Aerobics (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Improve your stamina and cardiovascular health while strengthening and toning your upper and lower body muscles! Low impact aerobics is great for all fitness levels. Ten week program.

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  88. Resolution Ride (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Pedal your way into winter at the Brambleton Center! Bring your fitness goals, hop on a bike and make a move towards better health. This specially designed class will provide benchmarks and target heart rate, RPM and energy output goals for each ride. Work alongside an energetic instructor and fellow cyclists in a fun cardio class that pairs your bike with a fitness system to track your statistics with each pedal you push. You can even have statistics sent to your phone, so that you can track your progress from the first class to the last class. Come in with fitness goals and leave with results! You never have to arrive early – bikes are selected and guaranteed for the entirety of the class. 6 week course. Instructor: Beth Hoel.

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  89. Self-Care Chair Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    This style of yoga is perfect for everyone. Learn practices to help you stretch, reduce stress, breathe, and practice self-care. Cultivate awareness of the mind-body connection and access your inner peace, calm, love, job, and happiness. 8 class program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner, Certified Yoga Based Stress Reduction Health Educator and Yoga Instructor E-RYT 200

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  90. Absolute Beginners Pottery (Ages 16+)

    January 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Our beginners course is great for anyone who wants to dive right into clay. Experienced instructors will guide you through the process of creating pottery on and off the potter's wheel. You will also learn basic methods for finishing and glazing your pieces. Class fee includes studio time during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the eight week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Instructor: Carlos Dowling.

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  91. Dancing Toes (ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Get your toes tapping to some good old classics! This introductory class lets you work on basic tap skills, across–the-floor, combos, and a dance routine. Absolute beginners are welcome. Remember once a dancer always a dancer. Tap shoes required. Instructor: Patty Stratton.

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  92. Guitar for Absolute Beginners (Ages 12+)

    January 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    This class is an introduction to guitar for all types of music. You will learn to tune your instrument, read tablature, play chords, and perform easy riffs and melodies. Please bring your own guitar to class. Eight week program. Instructor: Randolph Walker

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  93. NEW Singing 101 (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Looking to shape up your voice in time for the holidays or to start a fresh hobby in the new year? Join us for Singing 101! You'll learn techniques for use from warm-ups to entire pieces, so you can sing confidently from the car, pew, or choir loft as a solo artist or as part of an ensemble. Basic healthy voice use and maintenance principles specific to singing will be covered. Instructor Lauren Lawson is a classically trained soprano who practices as a speech-language pathologist in the Roanoke Valley.

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  94. Next Step Pottery (Ages18+)

    January 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Come dive right in to the clay with us as you use your skills learned in the absolute beginner’s pottery course. You will continue your basic methods for finishing and glazing your pieces. Class fee includes studio time during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the ten week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Prerequisite: Absolute Beginners Pottery. Instructor: Carlos Dowling.

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  95. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Take time each week to release tension from the day and relax your mind, body, and spirit. Focus your energy on the link between breathing and movement as well as on poses that strengthen you from the inside out. Increase flexibility, endurance, and build heat all in a comfortable and encouraging environment. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 12 week course. Instructor: Trudi Mardian

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  96. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  97. NEW Coal, Railroad & Moonshine Band

    January 24, 2019, 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Learn to play classic coal mining, railroad, and moonshining songs from the Appalachian Mountains. This instructional band class is for students who sing and/or play guitar, keyboard, ukulele, or bass. Prerequisite: two or more months of previous class or lessons. Eight week program. Instructor: Randolph Walker.

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  98. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Take time each week to release tension from the day and relax your mind, body, and spirit. Focus your energy on the link between breathing and movement as well as on poses that strengthen you from the inside out. Increase flexibility, endurance, and build heat all in a comfortable and encouraging environment. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 12 week course. Instructor: Trudi Mardian

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  99. Lebanese Belly Dancing (ages 18+)

    January 24, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge

    Try a new type of core workout! This class will focus on belly dancing basics, introducing students to form and technique. Students will learn a routine that fuses belly dance moves and how to incorporate belly dance into their personal dance style as well as a dance routine workout. Instructor Ashley Smith has a background in belly dancing and has performed at festivals and cultural events and has instructed Lebanese style belly dancing at events.

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  100. Barre Above (ages 18+)

    January 25, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Barre Above fuses the very best of pilates, yoga, aerobics, and strength training. You don’t need to worry about dance experience. Barre above is barre for all bodies! This class includes modifications for any fitness level. You can feel successful while achieving an amazing workout that will lengthen, strengthen and tone your body. Instructor: Erin Lewis

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  101. Never Stop Moving (ages 55+)

    January 25, 2019, 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your morning with this low impact fitness class, designed to blend standing and seated exercises to improve endurance, strength and balance. The class will increase heart rate through gentle exercises and will end with seated poses to improve flexibility and posture. Enjoy fun music and good company in this class created for active adults. Eight week class. Instructor: Jane Powell.

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  102. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    January 25, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    A mix of elements from yoga and pilates is used to create a workout that relieves stress, helps to gain coordination and balance, lose weight, and relax all at the same time. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program, twice a week for the morning session.

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  103. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    January 25, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. Must be 16 to be considered for employment. Pre-registration is required. Prerequisite: Must be 15 years old to enroll and be able to swim 100 yds, retrieve a brick from a depth of 8 ft. and tread water for one minute. Classes will be Wed- Fri 4:30pm-9:00pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00am-2:00pm.

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  104. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (ages 18+)

    January 25, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Jazzercise's high-intensity dance workout mixes modern moves with strength training. Set to Top 40 music, Dance Mixx targets the three major muscle groups for a full body workout. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  105. Kinderdance (ages 3-5)

    January 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Your child will learn developmentally appropriate basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics, and creative movement, while learning numbers, colors, shapes, words and songs. Parents will be contacted after enrollment regarding shoes and dress for classes. There is an annual administration fee for Kinderdance of $15 for new participants. If you have not had a class in the past year with Kinderdance, please choose the fee with $15 added to it. Your Kinderdance teacher will bring information about how to purchase dancewear on the first day of classes. Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  106. Little Tykes Basketball (Ages 3-5)

    January 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 9:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's play ball! The Little Tykes program focuses on developing good players and good sportsmanship. Kids have a chance to learn the fundamentals of basketball through passing, dribbling, shooting and fun skill drills. This skill development program will run for 10 weeks, the first four weeks will be practices with the remaining 6 weeks for game play. Each player will receive a t-shirt, trophy and team picture at the end of the program.

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  107. Baby Drops (Ages 6-18 months)

    January 26, 2019, 9:10 AM - 9:40 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    No need to wait! Start the process of introducing your baby to the water sooner rather than later. This parent and child class will start building your baby's confidence and swimming readiness. What a fun opportunity for you and your child to explore the water and become adjusted together. Parents will learn basic water skills to keep their children safe and help them to love the water. Safety information and teaching techniques will be provided to parents. Parental participation is required.

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  108. Big Waves (Ages 4-5)

    January 26, 2019, 9:10 AM - 9:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Celebrate your child's independence in the water. This is the first class that we offer that have children in the water without a caregiver. Your child may be a beginner or already comfortable in the water. Regardless, they will learn to float, kick and become proficient with arm strokes. Rolling over and treading water will be introduced. Submerging is a big part of this class since swimming requires being able to put your face in the water! If they are more advanced they will be expected to swim more independently and with less support from the instructor.

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  109. Level 1 Swimming Lessons (Ages 6-12)

    January 26, 2019, 9:10 AM - 9:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's have fun learning to swim! This is a class for the older beginning swimmer to become comfortable and confident in the water. They will gain basic aquatic skills including; beginning swimming strokes, breath control, floating, and kicking - all of which will help to keep them safe. Games and activities will help teach them to enjoy and become adjusted to the water. In addition, they will participate in a safety lesson each lesson that will encourage them to be safe around all aquatic environments. The goal is a positive attitude towards swimming and water safety.

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  110. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    January 26, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  111. Intermediate Obedience & Problem Solving (Ages 18+)

    January 26, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6 months old. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  112. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 26, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your day with a renewed sense of joy and peace. These simple yoga poses will leave you feeling energized and refreshed. This class offers yoga poses which are gentle, doable, and life enhancing. Stretch, breathe deeply, relax, meditate, and become more mindful as you increase flexibility, focus, and body awareness. This class is perfect for beginning and continuing yogis. Eight week course. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  113. Tiny Bubbles (Ages 18-36 months)

    January 26, 2019, 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Join your child as they discover the world of water. With your help, toddlers will experiment with arm and leg action, floating and going under water. Lots of repetition will help them become very comfortable and confident in the water. This is a fun and engaging class which will keep your child wanting to come back even as they are learning about safety and swimming skills. Parental participation is required.

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  114. Level 2 Swimming Lessons (Ages 6-12)

    January 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:40 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Our swimmers continue to build on the basic skills learned in Level 1 in the Level 2 class. The student will become more confident and be able to swim short distances by themselves. Students in this class should be very comfortable going under the water. Emphasis in this class is on learning to float without support, alternating arms and leg actions on front and back along with rotary breathing. Safety lessons are ever present in order to ensure our participant's safety around all water environments. Fun is not forgotten either!

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  115. Level 3 and Level 4 Swimming Lessons (Ages 6-12)

    January 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:40 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Now you're really a swimmer! Swimmers in this class are very confident and comfortable in the water. All strokes are introduced and by the time they have completed both levels, they will be able to swim at least 25 yards of all six strokes. When a participant passes Level 3 they will have achieved basic water competency skills according to the new American Red Cross standards. Safety lessons become more in depth and cover more topics.

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  116. Little Tykes Basketball (Ages 3-5)

    January 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's play ball! The Little Tykes program focuses on developing good players and good sportsmanship. Kids have a chance to learn the fundamentals of basketball through passing, dribbling, shooting and fun skill drills. This skill development program will run for 10 weeks, the first four weeks will be practices with the remaining 6 weeks for game play. Each player will receive a t-shirt, trophy and team picture at the end of the program.

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  117. Kindertots (age 2)

    January 26, 2019, 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM @ Green Ridge

    Two year old children are engaged in a dance and movement program developmentally designed. During class they enjoy movement creativity, dance exploration, physical development and body awareness while learning numbers, colors, shapes and songs. Parents will be contacted after enrollment regarding shoes and dress for classes. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kinderdance of $15 to be paid each year upon starting classes Please choose the fee with $15 added to it to pay your sign-up fee. Your Kinderdance teacher will bring information about how to purchase dancewear on the first day of classes. Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  118. Little Splashes (Ages 3-4)

    January 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Come enjoy swimming with your child as they acquire basic aquatic skills that will encourage their love of the water. This class is the foundation of swimming skills for years to come. While parental participation is required in this class, there will be some time of independent swimming. This time will help your child separate from you and help to discover if they are ready to go to the next level without you. Parents will still be provided with water safety information to keep your entire family safe around aquatic environments.

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  119. Begin to Swim (Ages 13+)

    January 26, 2019, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation center

    It's never too late to learn how to swim! Our swim instructors will provide an introductory water program designed for anyone 13 years and up that may be fearful about participation in water activities or need assistance developing their basic swimming skills. This is a comfortable, non-threatening environment and we have very patient instructors who want to help participants conquer their fear of the water and learn to swim.

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  120. Beginner Obedience & Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    January 26, 2019, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6 months old. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  121. Kinderdance (ages 3-5)

    January 26, 2019, 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM @ Green Ridge

    Your child will learn developmentally appropriate basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics, and creative movement, while learning numbers, colors, shapes, words and songs. Parents will be contacted after enrollment regarding shoes and dress for classes. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kinderdance of $15 to be paid each year upon starting classes. Please choose the fee with $15 added to it to pay your sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance

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  122. Little Tykes Basketball (Ages 3-5)

    January 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's play ball! The Little Tykes program focuses on developing good players and good sportsmanship. Kids have a chance to learn the fundamentals of basketball through passing, dribbling, shooting and fun skill drills. This skill development program will run for 10 weeks, the first four weeks will be practices with the remaining 6 weeks for game play. Each player will receive a t-shirt, trophy and team picture at the end of the program.

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  123. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    January 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The single most important (and fun) thing you can do for your puppy? Puppy Kindergarten!! For puppies between 10-24 weeks old, socialization with other puppies and people is crucial in order to help them become social, well-balanced dogs. While making lots of friends during off-leash playtime, your puppy will gain confidence by participating in activities and learning basic commands. Discussions for puppy parents include puppy development, house-training, destructive chewing, and play-biting. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  124. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    January 26, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. Must be 16 to be considered for employment. Pre-registration is required. Prerequisite: Must be 15 years old to enroll and be able to swim 100 yds, retrieve a brick from a depth of 8 ft. and tread water for one minute. Classes will be Wed- Fri 4:30pm-9:00pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00am-2:00pm.

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  125. Family Pottery (Ages7+)

    January 27, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Playing with clay can have some amazing results! Many parents are as interested in pottery as their children. In this class, work side by side with your child, learning how to hand build with clay and work on the potter's wheel. The fee includes one bag of clay, glazes and the use of tools. An adult must register with a child. $100 per person. Eight weeks. Instructor: Rebecca McKeever.

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  126. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    January 27, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. Must be 16 to be considered for employment. Pre-registration is required. Prerequisite: Must be 15 years old to enroll and be able to swim 100 yds, retrieve a brick from a depth of 8 ft. and tread water for one minute. Classes will be Wed- Fri 4:30pm-9:00pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00am-2:00pm.

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  127. Never Stop Moving (ages 55+)

    January 28, 2019, 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your morning with this low impact fitness class, designed to blend standing and seated exercises to improve endurance, strength and balance. The class will increase heart rate through gentle exercises and will end with seated poses to improve flexibility and posture. Enjoy fun music and good company in this class created for active adults. Eight week class. Instructor: Jane Powell.

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  128. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Enjoy a quiet healing meditative style of yoga in which poses are held for an extended period of time, encouraging optimal energy flow and health of the bones, joints, and connective tissue. Journey into the heart and soul, and cultivate a heightened awareness, compassion, and acceptance of who you are in every moment. Ten week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200

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  129. Advanced Pottery (Ages 18+)

    January 28, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    You will have the advantage of using the open studio and the guidance of the Monday afternoon monitor in this class. Come learn from your fellow potters. Prerequisite: two or more years in a pottery course at the Brambleton Center. This pottery class is a ten week program instructor/monitor varies.

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  130. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    January 28, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A mix of elements from yoga and pilates is used to create a workout that relieves stress, helps to gain coordination and balance, lose weight, and relax all at the same time. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.stress, helps to gain coordination and balance, lose weight, and relax all at the same time. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  131. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (ages 18+)

    January 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Jazzercise's high-intensity dance workout mixes modern moves with strength training. Set to Top 40 music, Dance Mixx targets the three major muscle groups for a full body workout. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  132. Nia (ages 50+)

    January 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Try one of the most innovative and safe cardiovascular programs around. It lets you bop to the beat without jarring your joints and is a great workout for men and women of all ages and fitness levels. It will pump your heart, lubricate your joints, release tension and enhance your balance. Nia uses gentle yet powerful movements that blend dance with martial arts, yoga and other techniques. 6 week course. Instructor: Laura Pole.

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  133. Expressive Portaits in Watercolor (Ages 18+)

    January 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Learn from an award-winning, master watercolor instructor during this specially designed series. The class will be spent learning to paint from student's photos of models, learning new techniques to emphasize facial structure, shading and texture through watercolors. This class is suited for intermediate artists. Six week class. Instructor: Suzanne Ross.

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  134. NEW Create, Discover, & Image Kids Art (Ages 6-9)

    January 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Stretch your child’s imagination! Do you have a little artist at home that is getting bored drawing, painting, and sculpting the same things? This class is designed for kids that need more creativity in their art. The instructor with guide your child to put their art in motion. Techniques include but are not limited to drawing, painting, collage and mixed media. All supplies are included. Four week class. Instructor: Rebecca Mckeever.

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  135. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    January 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  136. NEW Harmony Singing (Ages 12+)

    January 28, 2019, 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Join instructor Randolph Walker and your other classmates to sing in harmony! In this class you will learn how to harmonize with others and to sing harmony parts from country and folk songs. Feel free to bring an instrument if you play one, but it’s not required. Eight week program.

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  137. Mindfulness Yoga Flow (Ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Simple and gentle yoga poses to help you unwind, relieve stress, feel great and become more aware of your body, mind and breath. Increase flexibility, balance and focus. Enjoy stretching, strengthening. Breathing, mediation and deep relaxation. Quiet the mind, renew the spirit and infuse your day and evening with peace and joy! This class is perfect for both new and continuing students. Eight week course with Rhonda Banner.

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  138. Tai Chi 10 Form (ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Originally developed as a Martial Art for self defense, T'ai Chi is a non-competitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and dynamic stretching. It is sometimes described as 'Meditation in Motion' because it promotes serenity through gentle movements; connecting the mind, body and spirit through a sequence of blissful postures. The class consists of slow intentional movements, incorporating breathing and mindful imagery. Its goals are to relax, strengthen, connect the physical body and mind, enhance the natural flow of Chi (life force), and improve one's health. The Mayo Clinic has reported that the practice of T'ai Chi may reduce anxiety and depression, improve balance, flexibility and muscle strength as well as improve sleep quality. Eight week program.

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  139. Watercolor (Ages18+)

    January 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Enjoy a simplified step-by-step process while you learn to express yourself through watercolors. This class for the beginning student includes techniques such as wet paint on dry paper, wet into wet, lost edges, color glazing, color mixing, palette layout and different brush techniques. Sound composition in both still lives and landscapes will also be covered. Supply list is given at time of registration. First sheet of paper included in cost! Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  140. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your day with a renewed sense of joy and peace. These simple yoga poses will leave you feeling energized and refreshed. This class offers yoga poses which are gentle, doable, and life enhancing. Stretch, breathe deeply, relax, meditate, and become more mindful as you increase flexibility, focus, and body awareness. This class is perfect for beginning and continuing yogis. Eight week course. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  141. Pilates & Barre (ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    This low impact, effective program firms, lengthens, and shapes muscles to their optimal form! We start with warm-up exercises and stretches based in Pilates, then we use light hand weights for toning the upper body, followed by highly effective deep tissue concentrated exercises to work the thighs and seat. We will finish with abdominal- targeting mat work. You will feel new strength, increased flexibility, and more graceful. 6 week program. Instructor: Heather Richardson.

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  142. Drawing (Ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Drawing is an essential first step in laying the base for painting in any media. Shapes, shading, lighting, picture composition, contour drawing, gesture drawing and one and two point perspectives will be covered in this six week program. First sheet of paper included in cost! Supply list given at time of registration. Six week class. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  143. Yoga for Life (Ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Are you looking for an exercise which is enjoyable, fun, and can be sustained for life? Why not make time for yourself? You are worth it! Stretch, breathe, feel good, meditate, relax, and let go of tension and stress. This class will strengthen the body, quiet the mind, renew the spirit, and help you experience a greater sense of joy and overall well-being. This class is perfect for both new and continuing students. Eight week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  144. Level 1 Swimming Lessons (Ages 6-12)

    January 29, 2019, 5:00 PM - 5:40 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's have fun learning to swim! This is a class for the older beginning swimmer to become comfortable and confident in the water. They will gain basic aquatic skills including; beginning swimming strokes, breath control, floating, and kicking - all of which will help to keep them safe. Games and activities will help teach them to enjoy and become adjusted to the water. In addition, they will participate in a safety lesson each lesson that will encourage them to be safe around all aquatic environments. The goal is a positive attitude towards swimming and water safety.

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  145. Level 3 and Level 4 Swimming Lessons (Ages 6-12)

    January 29, 2019, 5:00 PM - 5:40 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Now you're really a swimmer! Swimmers in this class are very confident and comfortable in the water. All strokes are introduced and by the time they have completed both levels, they will be able to swim at least 25 yards of all six strokes. When a participant passes Level 3 they will have achieved basic water competency skills according to the new American Red Cross standards. Safety lessons become more in depth and cover more topics.

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  146. Tiny Bubbles (Ages 18-36 months)

    January 29, 2019, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Join your child as they discover the world of water. With your help, toddlers will experiment with arm and leg action, floating and going under water. Lots of repetition will help them become very comfortable and confident in the water. This is a fun and engaging class which will keep your child wanting to come back even as they are learning about safety and swimming skills. Parental participation is required.

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  147. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A system of body weight exercises that strengthens and stretches the body and improves tone and posture. This class focuses on breathing and flexibility, concentrating on precision movements which flow to create a balanced body that feels and looks good. Ten week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  148. Low Impact Aerobics (Ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Improve your stamina and cardiovascular health while strengthening and toning your upper and lower body muscles! Low impact aerobics is great for all fitness levels. Ten week program.

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  149. The Young Chef (Ages 8-13)

    January 29, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Learning to find the joy and value in cooking helps to develop an important skill set and a life-long appreciation for the culinary arts. Enroll the young chef in this series of classes for the opportunity to learn and practice the art of food prep, stove top cooking, and baking. Each class will focus on a different meal time: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert! Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.

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  150. Baby Drops (Ages 6-18 months)

    January 29, 2019, 5:40 PM - 6:10 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    No need to wait! Start the process of introducing your baby to the water sooner rather than later. This parent and child class will start building your baby's confidence and swimming readiness. What a fun opportunity for you and your child to explore the water and become adjusted together. Parents will learn basic water skills to keep their children safe and help them to love the water. Safety information and teaching techniques will be provided to parents. Parental participation is required.

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  151. Resolution Ride (Ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Pedal your way into winter at the Brambleton Center! Bring your fitness goals, hop on a bike and make a move towards better health. This specially designed class will provide benchmarks and target heart rate, RPM and energy output goals for each ride. Work alongside an energetic instructor and fellow cyclists in a fun cardio class that pairs your bike with a fitness system to track your statistics with each pedal you push. You can even have statistics sent to your phone, so that you can track your progress from the first class to the last class. Come in with fitness goals and leave with results! You never have to arrive early – bikes are selected and guaranteed for the entirety of the class. 6 week course. Instructor: Beth Hoel.

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  152. Big Waves (Ages 4-5)

    January 29, 2019, 5:50 PM - 6:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Celebrate your child's independence in the water. This is the first class that we offer that have children in the water without a caregiver. Your child may be a beginner or already comfortable in the water. Regardless, they will learn to float, kick and become proficient with arm strokes. Rolling over and treading water will be introduced. Submerging is a big part of this class since swimming requires being able to put your face in the water! If they are more advanced they will be expected to swim more independently and with less support from the instructor.

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  153. Level 2 Swimming Lessons (Ages 6-12)

    January 29, 2019, 5:50 PM - 6:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Our swimmers continue to build on the basic skills learned in Level 1 in the Level 2 class. The student will become more confident and be able to swim short distances by themselves. Students in this class should be very comfortable going under the water. Emphasis in this class is on learning to float without support, alternating arms and leg actions on front and back along with rotary breathing. Safety lessons are ever present in order to ensure our participant's safety around all water environments. Fun is not forgotten either!

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  154. Begin to Swim (Ages 13+)

    January 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    It's never too late to learn how to swim! Our swim instructors will provide an introductory water program designed for anyone 13 years and up that may be fearful about participation in water activities or need assistance developing their basic swimming skills. This is a comfortable, non-threatening environment and we have very patient instructors who want to help participants conquer their fear of the water and learn to swim.

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  155. Beginner Obedience & Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6 months old. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  156. Bluegrass Banjo (Ages 12+)

    January 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Learn to play chords, rolls and songs in this introductory bluegrass style banjo class. Students must bring their own banjo to class. Eight week program. Instructor: Earl Henritze.

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  157. Oil Painting (Ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Have a passion for painting? This course will cover surface preparation, palette layout, materials handling, color and shading techniques. Great for beginners, those who have painted with acrylics, or those who want to brush up on their skills. First canvas included in cost! Supply list given at time of registration. Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  158. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  159. Power Basics (Ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Power yoga is an active style of yoga, designed to elevate heart rate with calorie-burning poses and create heat in the body. This class will cover the basics of power yoga, creating a foundation for the beginning power yoga student. This style of yoga aims to increase endurance and stamina, and places a special emphasis on core strengthening, making it a great compliment to your current workout or gentle yoga practice. Beginners welcome! Six week class. Instructor: Abby Reed.

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  160. Little Splashes (Ages 3-4)

    January 29, 2019, 6:20 PM - 6:50 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Come enjoy swimming with your child as they acquire basic aquatic skills that will encourage their love of the water. This class is the foundation of swimming skills for years to come. While parental participation is required in this class, there will be some time of independent swimming. This time will help your child separate from you and help to discover if they are ready to go to the next level without you. Parents will still be provided with water safety information to keep your entire family safe around aquatic environments.

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  161. Egyptian Style Belly Dancing for Beginners (ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Egyptian style of belly dance involves every part of the body, targeting major muscles groups and working them in isolation or in opposition to other muscles. Major components of this type of dance include circular movements of the arms, hands, head, upper torso and hips. This class is a fun and effective way to exercise, relax and enjoy as an entertaining hobby. Six week program. Instructor: Elizabeth Watson.

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  162. Swing Dance Roanoke Dance Lessons - Swing 101

    January 29, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge

    Want a new way to have fun and exercise? Swing Roanoke will be teaching classes to keep your feet moving! Each six week series of classes will cover various swing dances like East Coast Swing, 20's or 30's Charleston, Lindy Hop, and others. No partner is required and those with two left feet are welcome! No matter how many times you have come before-classes will have fresh material to learn in each series! Classes include one hour of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. December-January will be Line Dancing. January-March will be Swing 101.

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  163. Beginning Fiddle (Ages 16+)

    January 29, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Brambleton Center

    This class is designed for beginners interested in learning to play the fiddle. Students will learn bowings, scales, and songs. Required materials: Fiddle (Violin) and bow. Eight week program.

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  164. Intermediate Obedience & Problem Solving (Ages 18+)

    January 29, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Now that your dog has learned some good manners, the next step is to apply those manners to real life situations while addressing common behavior problems like jumping on guests, door-dashing, pulling on the leash, not coming when called, etc. Behaviors taught include stay, place, leave it, heel, touch tag, and more. Dogs will be taught to respond to both verbal and non-verbal cues. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training. Prerequisite: Graduation from High Hopes Dog Training Beginner Obedience & Good Manners course.

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  165. Never Stop Moving (ages 55+)

    January 30, 2019, 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your morning with this low impact fitness class, designed to blend standing and seated exercises to improve endurance, strength and balance. The class will increase heart rate through gentle exercises and will end with seated poses to improve flexibility and posture. Enjoy fun music and good company in this class created for active adults. Eight week class. Instructor: Jane Powell.

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  166. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    A mix of elements from yoga and pilates is used to create a workout that relieves stress, helps to gain coordination and balance, lose weight, and relax all at the same time. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program, twice a week for the morning session.

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  167. Handbuilding In Clay (Age 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Pottery can be created without the use of a potter's wheel. You can create beautiful pots and clay forms by hand using simple tools, slabs of clay, or just by using your hands and fingers. In this class you will explore many techniques for hand built pottery. Ten week program. Instructor: Becky Carr

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  168. Meditative Yin Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Enjoy a quiet healing meditative style of yoga in which poses are held for an extended period of time, encouraging optimal energy flow and health of the bones, joints, and connective tissue. Journey into the heart and soul and cultivate a heightened awareness, compassion, and acceptance of who you are in every moment. 8 class program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E- RYT 200

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  169. Acrylics (Ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Working in acrylics allows for maximum flexibility in color, ideas and techniques. This medium can be used like watercolor or oils. Acrylic paint drys quickly and when dry is permanent. Learn techniques through demonstration and classroom practice using glazes, knife work, texture, composition tips as well as many other methods. Working in acrylics are stress free because of the flexibility allowing for your work to evolve and advance! This class will be intriguing and fun for artists at all skill levels. First canvas is included in cost! Supply list is given at the time of registration. Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  170. Fully Fit (Ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    This universally friendly, full body workout is designed to build a strong, lean body through a low impact fitness routine. Start with a variety of cardio moves that can be intensified for the most fit, or toned down for beginners, within each and every movement. The class combines resistance toning and stretching for a well-rounded workout geared specifically for those looking to tone and strengthen. One class fits all! A perfect workout compliment to more gentle classes. 8 week program. Instructor: Erin Lewis.

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  171. Easy Ride for 55 Spin Class (Ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Take a stroll down memory lane on our stationary bikes while listening to upbeat classics! This low impact, gentle cycle class is geared towards the beginner and is a great workout. Designed to be easy on the joints, grab a seat and get ready for a fun, unique, simple spin class! 6 class course. Instructor: Jane Powell.

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  172. Collage (Ages18+)

    January 30, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Collage: is like a mixed media work where you may have some painting mixed with photos, and maybe pieces of wallpaper or lace, or whatever you would like to use. You can make scenes, animals, interiors, abstracts, seascapes, or maybe the things that live under the sea! You are only limited by your materials- the more the better! The great thing about collage is you can change your mind and move things around before you glue them down! Come and have fun. Supply list given at time of registration. Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  173. Yoga for Life (Ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Are you looking for an exercise which is enjoyable, fun, and can be sustained for life? Why not make time for yourself? You are worth it! Stretch, breathe, feel good, meditate, relax, and let go of tension and stress. This class will strengthen the body, quiet the mind, renew the spirit, and help you experience a greater sense of joy and overall well-being. This class is perfect for both new and continuing students. Eight week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  174. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    If you've wanted to try yoga, but feel you can't get up and down easily, this class is for you! Improve balance, posture, coordination and memory, improve muscle tone, reduce stress and learn relaxation techniques. No need to get on the floor, no experience necessary. Instructor: Patricia Placona, a 200-e RYT, Restorative Yoga Certified Instructor.

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  175. Tai Chi 10 Form (ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Originally developed as a Martial Art for self defense, T'ai Chi is a non-competitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and dynamic stretching. It is sometimes described as 'Meditation in Motion' because it promotes serenity through gentle movements; connecting the mind, body and spirit through a sequence of blissful postures. The class consists of slow intentional movements, incorporating breathing and mindful imagery. Its goals are to relax, strengthen, connect the physical body and mind, enhance the natural flow of Chi (life force), and improve one's health. The Mayo Clinic has reported that the practice of T'ai Chi may reduce anxiety and depression, improve balance, flexibility and muscle strength as well as improve sleep quality. Eight week program.

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  176. Abstraction (Ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    If you want to have some fun, stretch your creativity or if you are just wanting to try something different this class is for you. Abstract painting made easy. This class will match your creativity with your choice of media. Learn why artists enjoy working in this format. Learn how you can change a simple barn and sky painting into an exciting and interesting work of art. Using class demonstrations, individual exercises and practice examples you will be successful. Come and enjoy the challenge of thinking outside of the representational box! This class is for artists of all skill levels. First canvas is included in cost! Supply list is given at the time of registration. Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  177. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  178. Jazzercise Strength 60 (ages 18+)

    January 30, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Jazzercise's class that aims to sculpt lean muscle through weight and resistance training for a tight, toned physique in 60-minutes. This class with transform your body! Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  179. Mindfulness Yoga Flow (Ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Simple and gentle yoga poses to help you unwind, relieve stress, feel great and become more aware of your body, mind and breath. Increase flexibility, balance and focus. Enjoy stretching, strengthening. Breathing, mediation and deep relaxation. Quiet the mind, renew the spirit and infuse your day and evening with peace and joy! This class is perfect for both new and continuing students. Eight week course with Rhonda Banner.

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  180. Ceramics (Ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Awaken your passion and creativity. Whether you are a beginner or have experience with ceramics, this class is for you. Come learn the skills that make your pieces unique. The class fee includes assistance of certified instructor, Jo Robertson, and firing of your ceramic pieces. Purchase your greenware from the Brambleton Center or an outside source.

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  181. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Enjoy a quiet healing meditative style of yoga in which poses are held for an extended period of time, encouraging optimal energy flow and health of the bones, joints, and connective tissue. Journey into the heart and soul, and cultivate a heightened awareness, compassion, and acceptance of who you are in every moment. Ten week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200

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  182. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your day with a renewed sense of joy and peace. These simple yoga poses will leave you feeling energized and refreshed. This class offers yoga poses which are gentle, doable, and life enhancing. Stretch, breathe deeply, relax, meditate, and become more mindful as you increase flexibility, focus, and body awareness. This class is perfect for beginning and continuing yogis. Eight week course. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  183. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  184. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A system of body weight exercises that strengthens and stretches the body and improves tone and posture. This class focuses on breathing and flexibility, concentrating on precision movements which flow to create a balanced body that feels and looks good. Ten week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  185. Low Impact Aerobics (Ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Improve your stamina and cardiovascular health while strengthening and toning your upper and lower body muscles! Low impact aerobics is great for all fitness levels. Ten week program.

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  186. Resolution Ride (Ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Pedal your way into winter at the Brambleton Center! Bring your fitness goals, hop on a bike and make a move towards better health. This specially designed class will provide benchmarks and target heart rate, RPM and energy output goals for each ride. Work alongside an energetic instructor and fellow cyclists in a fun cardio class that pairs your bike with a fitness system to track your statistics with each pedal you push. You can even have statistics sent to your phone, so that you can track your progress from the first class to the last class. Come in with fitness goals and leave with results! You never have to arrive early – bikes are selected and guaranteed for the entirety of the class. 6 week course. Instructor: Beth Hoel.

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  187. Self-Care Chair Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    This style of yoga is perfect for everyone. Learn practices to help you stretch, reduce stress, breathe, and practice self-care. Cultivate awareness of the mind-body connection and access your inner peace, calm, love, job, and happiness. 8 class program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner, Certified Yoga Based Stress Reduction Health Educator and Yoga Instructor E-RYT 200

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  188. Absolute Beginners Pottery (Ages 16+)

    January 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Our beginners course is great for anyone who wants to dive right into clay. Experienced instructors will guide you through the process of creating pottery on and off the potter's wheel. You will also learn basic methods for finishing and glazing your pieces. Class fee includes studio time during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the eight week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Instructor: Carlos Dowling.

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  189. Dancing Toes (ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Get your toes tapping to some good old classics! This introductory class lets you work on basic tap skills, across–the-floor, combos, and a dance routine. Absolute beginners are welcome. Remember once a dancer always a dancer. Tap shoes required. Instructor: Patty Stratton.

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  190. Guitar for Absolute Beginners (Ages 12+)

    January 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    This class is an introduction to guitar for all types of music. You will learn to tune your instrument, read tablature, play chords, and perform easy riffs and melodies. Please bring your own guitar to class. Eight week program. Instructor: Randolph Walker

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  191. Next Step Pottery (Ages18+)

    January 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Come dive right in to the clay with us as you use your skills learned in the absolute beginner’s pottery course. You will continue your basic methods for finishing and glazing your pieces. Class fee includes studio time during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the ten week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Prerequisite: Absolute Beginners Pottery. Instructor: Carlos Dowling.

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  192. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Take time each week to release tension from the day and relax your mind, body, and spirit. Focus your energy on the link between breathing and movement as well as on poses that strengthen you from the inside out. Increase flexibility, endurance, and build heat all in a comfortable and encouraging environment. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 12 week course. Instructor: Trudi Mardian

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  193. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  194. NEW Coal, Railroad & Moonshine Band

    January 31, 2019, 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Learn to play classic coal mining, railroad, and moonshining songs from the Appalachian Mountains. This instructional band class is for students who sing and/or play guitar, keyboard, ukulele, or bass. Prerequisite: two or more months of previous class or lessons. Eight week program. Instructor: Randolph Walker.

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  195. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Take time each week to release tension from the day and relax your mind, body, and spirit. Focus your energy on the link between breathing and movement as well as on poses that strengthen you from the inside out. Increase flexibility, endurance, and build heat all in a comfortable and encouraging environment. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 12 week course. Instructor: Trudi Mardian

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  196. Lebanese Belly Dancing (ages 18+)

    January 31, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge

    Try a new type of core workout! This class will focus on belly dancing basics, introducing students to form and technique. Students will learn a routine that fuses belly dance moves and how to incorporate belly dance into their personal dance style as well as a dance routine workout. Instructor Ashley Smith has a background in belly dancing and has performed at festivals and cultural events and has instructed Lebanese style belly dancing at events.

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