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  1. NEW Paint Nights - Wine Glass Art (Ages 18+)

    September 20, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Paint, socialize, have fun! Create a one of a kind set of 2 wine glasses! Learn the techniques to use for gifts or special occasion! This is a great class to do with friends! Please dress accordingly. Theme for September glasses is Wild Flowers and Lady Bugs (both classes, but if sign up for both get 4 glasses!). Theme for October is Pumpkins. Instructor Tracy Marcus has years of experience teaching crafts to children and adults. All supplies provided.

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  2. The Mighty Roanoke - National Park Service Ranger Program

    September 21, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Explore Park

    Meet at the Explore Park Visitor Center to travel to the Roanoke River to explore the unique river ecosystem and what critters make the river their home.

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  3. Campfire Program with National Park Service

    September 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Campfires are a National Park tradition where visitors are encouraged to come early to enjoy the fire. Discover with a Ranger more about the plants and animals during a natural or cultural history program that will last up to one hour. S’more gift bags will be provided for free at the visitor center. To learn about each week’s topic call (540) 427-1800.

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  4. Swing Dance Social (Ages 18+)

    September 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Looking for something fun to do on Friday nights? Join Swing Roanoke for our swing dance social! No partner is required and we hold an introduction class from 7:00pm-7:30pm (tailored to those who come) with the social to follow from 7:30pm-9:00pm! Come just as you are even if you have two left feet! It's a deal of a lesson and dance for only $5 per person! Themes for dances: September is Fall for Swing. No Social in October. November is Cool Cats Dance.

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  5. Nutrition Planning (Ages 18+)

    September 22, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    "What do I eat?" "When do I eat?" Have you ever asked yourself these questions? Join us for this Nutrition 101 informational session where you will learn things such as eating right for your goals, the importance of hydration, carbs, fat and protein and how they work in your body and much more! This is the first in a four week series. Instructor: Certified Nutrition Coach Lori Fadorick.

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  6. Ranger Trail Hike with National Park Service

    September 22, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Explore Park

    Nature is always changing - discover with the Ranger different parts of this habitat and how they each are an important part of the food web.

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  7. Campfire Program with National Park Service

    September 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Campfires are a National Park tradition where visitors are encouraged to come early to enjoy the fire. Discover with a Ranger more about the plants and animals during a natural or cultural history program that will last up to one hour. S’more gift bags will be provided for free at the visitor center. To learn about each week’s topic call (540) 427-1800.

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  8. Star Gazing with a National Park Service Ranger

    September 22, 2018, 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Explore the night Sky at the Pine Mountain Overlook, the second overlook on the Roanoke River Parkway between the BRP and Explore Park. These programs will be held in place of our regular campfires on the following dates:

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  9. Polymer Clay (Ages 14+)

    September 24, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Make your own jewelry! Learn how to work with this versatile medium to create jewelry and cover the basics for making many more projects. No experience is necessary, items made will go home to be completed in your own oven with complete instructions for safety. Online resources for tutorials will also be shared. Instructor Lisa Hoyt is a member of IPCA (International Polymer Clay Association). She has taught at Michaels, as well as at after school programs, Scouts, churches and community centers in NH and VA for over 20 years.

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  10. Polymer Clay (Ages 14+)

    September 24, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Make your own jewelry! Learn how to work with this versatile medium to create jewelry and cover the basics for making many more projects. No experience is necessary, items made will go home to be completed in your own oven with complete instructions for safety. Online resources for tutorials will also be shared. Instructor Lisa Hoyt is a member of IPCA (International Polymer Clay Association). She has taught at Michaels, as well as at after school programs, Scouts, churches and community centers in NH and VA for over 20 years.

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  11. Polymer Clay Workshop-Focal, Large Beads (Ages 18+)

    September 24, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Participants should have basic skill level with polymer clay and be able to work independently while instructor assists other individuals as needed. Bring your own clay and personal tools but will have access to the instructor’s equipment, mica, and supplies. Handouts, tutorials, and light snack provided. Come meet fellow clayers who hope to one day have a Guild in Roanoke. Instructor Lisa Hoyt is a member of IPCA (International Polymer Clay Association). September will be Focal (Large) Beads. October Skinner Blends. November Mixed Media with Polymer Clay.

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  12. Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding (ages 13+)

    September 25, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Carvins Cove

    SUP is quickly becoming a favorite river activity for anyone who wants a fun and new way to play on the water. Start the experience with an on-land lesson taught by a certified paddleboard instructor followed by time in the water to practice and hone your paddling skills. Top off the practice sessions with a trip on the river to get a true SUP experience. Must be able to swim. Classes designed for beginners. All equipment, gear, and instruction included.

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  13. The Mighty Roanoke - National Park Service Ranger Program

    September 28, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Explore Park

    Meet at the Explore Park Visitor Center to travel to the Roanoke River to explore the unique river ecosystem and what critters make the river their home.

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  14. Campfire Program with National Park Service

    September 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Campfires are a National Park tradition where visitors are encouraged to come early to enjoy the fire. Discover with a Ranger more about the plants and animals during a natural or cultural history program that will last up to one hour. S’more gift bags will be provided for free at the visitor center. To learn about each week’s topic call (540) 427-1800.

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  15. NEW Southern Indian Delight (Ages 18+)

    September 29, 2018, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Take your taste buds to the Southern part of India without leaving Roanoke! Learn how to prepare Uttapum (a popular pancake style dish), Sambar (lentils cooked in savory spices) and Lemon Rice. Enjoy the lunch after you learn to prepare it! Instructor Bhawana Scaer is from India and has been teaching Indian-style cooking for many years and loves to share her culture with others!

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  16. Marbleized Paper Workshop (Ages 18+)

    September 29, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Marbleized paper dates back over a thousand years and from many cultures. Using thinned down oil paint, water, and paper you can make pieces that can be framed or used to make boxes, ornaments, note cards, and so much more. Supplies will be furnished, but if you have your own Strathmore 80 lb. paper, paper towels, oil paints, and thinner you could certainly bring your own. Lots of hands on help and demonstrations. Everyone will have success! There will be a supplies list sent, once minimum is met, to purchase. 4 hr. class. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  17. Ranger Trail Hike with National Park Service

    September 29, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Explore Park

    Nature is always changing - discover with the Ranger different parts of this habitat and how they each are an important part of the food web.

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  18. Campfire Program with National Park Service

    September 29, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Campfires are a National Park tradition where visitors are encouraged to come early to enjoy the fire. Discover with a Ranger more about the plants and animals during a natural or cultural history program that will last up to one hour. S’more gift bags will be provided for free at the visitor center. To learn about each week’s topic call (540) 427-1800.

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Programs Calendar

  1. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    July 23, 2018, 6:00 PM - October 15, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Brambleton 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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  2. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    July 23, 2018, 7:05 PM - October 15, 2018, 8:05 PM @ Brambleton 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. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+) M, W, F

    July 27, 2018, 8:55 AM - September 21, 2018, 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  4. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    July 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM @ 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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  5. Fully Fit (Ages 18+) M, W

    July 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - September 24, 2018, 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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  6. Yoga for Beginners (Ages 18+)

    August 3, 2018, 11:15 AM - October 5, 2018, 12:00 PM @ 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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  7. Barre Above (Ages 18+) Fridays

    August 3, 2018, 12:00 PM - September 28, 2018, 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Barre above fusses 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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  8. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+) Fridays

    August 3, 2018, 5:30 PM - October 5, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Jazzercise's new 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: Cindy Bryan.

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  9. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    August 8, 2018, 9:30 AM - December 8, 2018, 11:30 AM @ 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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  10. Adult Ballet (Ages 16+)

    August 13, 2018, 9:00 AM - September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    This is a beginning level ballet class comprised of a 25 minute barre which will include basic positions, steps, and stretching, followed by a 20 minute center consisting of arm positions and movement exercises. Instructor Tess Post.

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  11. Adult Ballet (Ages 16+) Mondays, Brambleton

    August 13, 2018, 9:00 AM - September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    This is a beginning level ballet class comprised of a 25 minute barre which will include basic positions, steps, and stretching, followed by a 20 minute center consisting of arm positions and movement exercises. Instructor Tess Post. Participants may wear tights, leggings, or sweat pants, and either a leotard or sports top. Ballet slippers are recommended.

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  12. NEW: Zumbini (Ages 0-4)

    August 13, 2018, 10:00 AM - September 24, 2018, 10:45 AM @ Green Ridge

    What is Zumbini!?! Zumbini is a music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers (ages 0-4) and their caregivers. It combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of non-stop Zumbini fun! Zumbini is a 6-week session where we not only nurture your child's love of movement so it will become a way of life, but we also give you the chance to nurture your inner child as well. When you register for a Zumbini session you will receive a class bundle: which includes a Zumbini story book, Zumbini music CDs, access to the Zumbini app and a Zumbini plush toy so you can continue the fun with your little one at home! Please come to class in comfortable clothes and be prepared to move!

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  13. Adult Ballet (Ages 16+) Monday, Green Ridge

    August 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - September 24, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    This is a beginning level ballet class comprised of a 30 minute barre featuring exercises to warm-up feet, legs, and arms. This is followed by 30 minutes of center work and travelling combinations to work on balance, coordination, and flexibility. Participants may wear tights, leggings, sweatpants, and either a leotard or sports top. Ballet slippers are recommended. Instructor Beth Brunelle.

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  14. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    August 16, 2018, 6:30 PM - December 6, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    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. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    August 16, 2018, 6:30 PM - December 6, 2018, 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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  16. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    August 18, 2018, 9:30 AM - December 8, 2018, 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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  17. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+)

    August 20, 2018, 5:30 PM - October 29, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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.

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  18. Resolution Ride (Ages 18+)

    August 21, 2018, 5:45 PM - September 25, 2018, 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Pedal your way into your New Year’s Resolution 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. 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. $20 discount if signing up for both Tuesday and Thursday sessions! Instructor: Beth Hoel.

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  19. Lunchtime Cycle (Ages 18+)

    August 27, 2018, 12:00 PM - October 8, 2018, 12:45 PM @ Brambleton 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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  20. Beginner Obedience & Good Manners Green Ridge (ages 18+) Tuesdays

    August 28, 2018, 6:00 PM - October 2, 2018, 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. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  21. Intermediate Obedience & Problem-Solving Green Ridge (ages 18+) Tuesdays

    August 28, 2018, 7:15 PM - October 2, 2018, 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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  22. Ceramics (Ages 18+)

    August 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - October 18, 2018, 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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  23. Pilates & Barre (Ages 18+)

    September 4, 2018, 12:00 PM - October 11, 2018, 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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  24. Pottery Courses (Ages 18+) Tuesday

    September 4, 2018, 6:30 PM - November 6, 2018, 9:00 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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  25. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    September 5, 2018, 9:00 AM - October 10, 2018, 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  26. Handbuilding in Clay (Ages 18+)

    September 5, 2018, 9:30 AM - November 7, 2018, 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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  27. Self Defense (Ages 13+)

    September 5, 2018, 5:00 PM - September 26, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do you know how to defend yourself from an attacker? Learn how to recognize a potential threat. Learn how to avoid that threat. Learn how to deal with that threat. Learn how to use your body as a weapon, if needed. This is a four week program. Low impact. Simple body movements. Physical limitations are not a problem. Instructor David Ginnings. Four week class.

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  28. Pottery Courses (Ages 18+) Wednesday

    September 5, 2018, 6:00 PM - November 7, 2018, 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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  29. Pottery Courses (Ages 18+) Thursday

    September 6, 2018, 1:00 PM - November 8, 2018, 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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  30. Absolute Beginners Pottery (Ages 16+)

    September 6, 2018, 6:00 PM - November 8, 2018, 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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  31. Next Step Pottery (Ages 18+)

    September 6, 2018, 6:00 PM - November 8, 2018, 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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  32. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    September 6, 2018, 6:00 PM - November 29, 2018, 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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  33. Body Enrichment (Ages 18+)

    September 7, 2018, 10:15 AM - November 2, 2018, 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  34. Kinder Tots (Age 2)

    September 8, 2018, 9:30 AM - September 29, 2018, 10:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    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 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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  35. Kinderdance (Ages 3-5)

    September 8, 2018, 10:15 AM - September 29, 2018, 11:15 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    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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  36. New Kindercombo (Ages 6-9)

    September 8, 2018, 1:00 PM - September 29, 2018, 2:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Kindercombo is a beginning combination ballet, tap, and modern movement program taught in 2 levels. This gives the young dance students a solid fountation upon which to build. Age appropriate educational concepts are used in each class to reinforce different dance techniques and styles. 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. Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  37. NEW Kids Yoga (Ages 7-9)

    September 8, 2018, 2:15 PM - September 29, 2018, 3:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Kids Yoga is a class where children participate in fun fitness, playful movements with strength and flexibility, as well as relaxation benefits with breathing techniques all done to child friendly music. 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. Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  38. Advanced Pottery (Ages 18+)

    September 10, 2018, 1:00 PM - November 12, 2018, 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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  39. Nia (Ages 50+)

    September 10, 2018, 5:30 PM - November 5, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Try one of the most innovative and safe cardiovascular programs around. It let’s 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. Eight class program. Instructor: Laura Pole.

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  40. Pottery Courses (Ages 18+) Monday

    September 10, 2018, 6:00 PM - November 12, 2018, 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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  41. NEW Charcoal Drawing (Ages 18+)

    September 10, 2018, 6:30 PM - October 8, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    One of the first tools used to draw, charcoal is still used today because of its ability to create dramatic contrast. Shading, contouring and blending techniques will be used to create an eye catching drawing. Students will learn the basics of beginning charcoal drawing and proceed to more advanced techniques during this five week course. Classes will be focused on Still Life and Figure Drawing, however your own creativity and personality in your work is encouraged. Instructor Leandra has a background in Fine Art and Graphic Design. All supplies provided.

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  42. Collage (Ages 18+)

    September 11, 2018, 10:00 AM - October 16, 2018, 12:00 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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  43. Oil Painting (Ages 18+)

    September 11, 2018, 1:00 PM - October 16, 2018, 3:00 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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  44. Low Impact Aerobics (Ages 18+)

    September 11, 2018, 5:30 PM - November 20, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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. Instructor: Lisa Stauffer.

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  45. Watercolor (Ages 18+)

    September 11, 2018, 6:00 PM - October 16, 2018, 8:00 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. Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  46. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+)

    September 11, 2018, 7:00 PM - October 16, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    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. September-October will be Charleston. October-November will be Swing 201.

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  47. Abstraction (Ages 18+)

    September 12, 2018, 10:00 AM - October 17, 2018, 12:00 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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  48. Easy Ride for 55 Spin Class (Ages 55+)

    September 12, 2018, 10:30 AM - October 17, 2018, 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  49. Drawing (Ages 18+)

    September 12, 2018, 1:00 PM - October 17, 2018, 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 canvas is included in cost! Supply list given at time of registration. Six week class. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  50. Acrylics (Ages 18+

    September 12, 2018, 6:00 PM - October 17, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  51. Canine Good Citizen Certification Course (Ages18+)

    September 13, 2018, 6:30 PM - October 18, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Green Ridge

    Don't we all want our dogs to be Canine Good Citizens? Well, we can help make that happen! During this six week course, we focus on the ten skills needed by all well-mannered dogs as outlined in the American Kennel Club's Canine Good Citizen Program. The CGC Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community while stressing responsible pet ownership. The CGC test is administered on the last day of class, and all dogs who pass will receive a certificate from the AKC. Instruction provided by High Hopes Dog Training.(Pre-requisite: Dogs must have graduated from Intermediate Obedience or have had private lessons with High Hopes.)

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  52. NEW Lebanese Belly Dancing (Ages 18+)

    September 13, 2018, 7:30 PM - October 18, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    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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  53. T'ai Chi (Ages 18+)

    September 18, 2018, 9:30 AM - November 6, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  54. Jazzercise Strength 60

    September 19, 2018, 6:30 PM - November 14, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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!

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  55. Pot Luck Luncheon-Mason Cove (Ages 55+) September

    September 20, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Mason Cove, Church of the Brethren

    oin your friends for a special social gathering. Bring a covered dish to share and enjoy. We will play BINGO after the meal, so bring a gift to be used as a prize.

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  56. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    September 20, 2018, 5:30 PM - November 29, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  57. Intermediate Obedience & Problem Solving

    September 22, 2018, 9:30 AM - November 3, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Step up your training! This six week intermediate course emphasizes the essential obedience commands needed for your dog to be a well-mannered companion. You will learn how to communicate clearly with your dog through the use of positive reinforcement. We also cover proper diet, leadership, exercise, confidence-building exercises and more. Verbal commands and hand signals include Sit, Down, Touch, Distance Stay, Look with Distractions, Leave it, Come, Heel, Place, Release, Tricks, and Agility. (Pre-requisite: Dogs must have graduated from Beginner Obedience.) Instruction provided by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  58. Begnner Obedience & Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    September 22, 2018, 10:45 AM - November 3, 2018, 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. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  59. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    September 22, 2018, 12:00 PM - November 3, 2018, 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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  60. Kids Pottery (Ages 7-17

    September 23, 2018, 1:30 PM - November 18, 2018, 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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  61. Family Pottery (Ages 7+)

    September 23, 2018, 4:00 PM - November 18, 2018, 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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  62. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

    September 24, 2018, 8:55 AM - December 5, 2018, 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  63. Yoga for Life (Ages 18+)

    September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM - December 10, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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. Ten week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  64. Total Body Workout (Ages 18+)

    September 24, 2018, 5:30 PM - October 12, 2018, 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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  65. Discover Seated Chair Yoga

    September 24, 2018, 5:45 PM - December 10, 2018, 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    This style of yoga is perfect for everyone. Learn practices to help you stretch, focus, release stress, breathe, and let go. Cultivate awareness of the mind-body connection and regain access to your inner peace, joy, calm, and happiness. Ten week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner, Certified Yoga Based Stress Reduction Health Educator and Yoga Instructor E-RYT 200

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  66. NEW Figures in the Landscape (Ages 18+)

    September 24, 2018, 6:00 PM - October 29, 2018, 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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  67. 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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  68. Music Theory (Ages 12+)

    September 24, 2018, 7:05 PM - November 12, 2018, 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Center

    For students who have had one class or two months of lessons in guitar, bass, keyboard, harmonica, or ukulele. Learn the basics of scales, chords and rhythm, increasing your ability to ‘play by ear.’ Bring instrument to class. For ages 12 and up. Eight week program. Instructor: Randolph Walker.

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  69. Mindfulness Yoga Flow (Ages 18+)

    September 25, 2018, 9:15 AM - December 11, 2018, 10:15 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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, meditaion 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. Ten week course with Rhonda Banner.

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  70. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - December 11, 2018, 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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. Ten week course. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  71. Yoga For Life (Ages 18+)

    September 26, 2018, 4:30 PM - December 12, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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. Ten week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  72. Cycle for Beginners (Ages 18+)

    September 26, 2018, 5:30 PM - October 24, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    When you think of indoor cycling, do you think, “They go too fast”; “I can’t keep up”; “Cycling is uncomfortable!”; “It’s too intense for me”? Have you wanted to try but have been too intimidated? If so, try our Cycle for Beginners class where you cycle at your own pace! This class is specifically designed for the beginner and will spend half the class during the first week learning bike set-up, cycle terminology and how to ride comfortably. You'll end the 5 weeks feeling more confident about indoor cycling and will have gotten a great workout. Instructor: Lori Fadorick.

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  73. Mindfulness Yoga Flow (Ages 18+)

    September 27, 2018, 9:15 AM - December 13, 2018, 10:15 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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, meditaion 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. Ten week course with Rhonda Banner.

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  74. Simple Internal Yoga (Ages 18+)

    September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM - December 13, 2018, 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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. Ten week course. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  75. All Ages Ukulele (Ages 7+)

    September 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - November 15, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    For beginners age 7-107. Students under 12 must co-enroll with an adult family member. Bring standard tuned uke (G-C-E-A) to class. Eight week program. Instructor: Randolph Walker.

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  76. NEW Rockabilly Band (Ages 12+)

    September 27, 2018, 7:05 PM - November 15, 2018, 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Instructional band for students who sing and/or play guitar, keyboard, ukulele, or bass. Prerequisite: 2 or more months of previous classes or lessons. Eight week program. Instructor: Randolph Walker.

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  77. Discover Yin Yoga (Ages 18+)

    September 28, 2018, 9:30 AM - December 14, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  78. Simple Internal Yoga (Ages 18+)

    September 29, 2018, 9:30 AM - December 15, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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. Ten week course. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  79. Horseback Riding - Scenic Trail Ride

    September 29, 2018, 1:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Departing from Green Ridge Recreation Center

    You can't gallup until you learn to trot. Get started on the right hoove with the equine experts at Reba Farm. Participants will learn basic horsemanship skills including mounting and riding technique, before setting off on a guided trail ride. No experience necessary. Must wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Transportation, helmets, and tack included. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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