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  1. IPhone: The Next Step (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Vinton Library

    Have you been using your iPhone for a while but aren’t sure whether you’re using it to its full potential? Take this class and fall in love with your iPhone again. We will cover how to use Calendar, Contacts, Music, and more. Prerequisites: • iPhone 4s or higher with iOS 10 or higher operating system • Understand basic iPhone operation • Know your Apple ID and password* • Bring your iPhone to class

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  2. Evergreen Wreath Workshop (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge

    Learn to make a natural evergreen wreath with cedar, pine, spruce and other great materials. You will also learn how to care for your creation to make it last throughout the holiday season. Includes all supplies for one wreath. Instructor: Mallory Newcomb

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  3. Wohlfahrt Dinner Theatre -Holiday Spectacular (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2018, 9:45 AM - 6:15 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Enjoy a delicious Holiday feast before you are completely immersed in the Christmas season. This original production is stuffed with all the Christmas songs you know and love, as well as dazzling dance numbers and beautiful costumes! This fun-filled Holiday production also features a breath-taking Nativity which is sure to put the whole family in the Christmas Spirit. Don’t miss Virginia’s favorite Christmas tradition! Cost includes lunch and show ticket, transportation, and trip guide.

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  4. Schools Out Day Camps (grades K-5)

    December 20, 2018, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge and Brambleton Center

    School’s Out! Join us for a fun day when Roanoke County Schools are out! Schools’ Out Day camp is open to all children Kindergarten-5th grade. Arts, crafts and games are all planned for day to keep your child entertained. Please make sure your child is wearing gym shoes and brings a lunch. Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided. For Green Ridge campers, please remember your swimsuit and towel because you will be swimming as part of your activities! Register in advance as spots go quickly!

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  5. School's Out Art & Eat Holiday (Ages 7-12)

    December 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Looking for a fun break to the afternoon? We will bake cookies and make holiday decorations! Lots of inclusive holiday options, instructor will contact by email for holiday preferences. Instructor: Lisa Hoyt.

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  6. Schools Out Day Camps (grades K-5)

    December 21, 2018, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    School’s Out! Join us for a fun day when Roanoke County Schools are out! Schools’ Out Day camp is open to all children Kindergarten-5th grade. Arts, crafts and games are all planned for day to keep your child entertained. Please make sure your child is wearing gym shoes and brings a lunch. Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided. For Green Ridge campers, please remember your swimsuit and towel because you will be swimming as part of your activities! Register in advance as spots go quickly!

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  7. Swing Dance Social (ages 18+)

    December 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: December is Holy Berry Swing. January is Hat Dance. February is Valentines Dance.

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  8. Strength Faction - Program Design One-Day Deep Dive (Ages 18+)

    December 22, 2018, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a super simple system to help you write better training programs in less time? Well, step right up because this workshop is just what you’re looking for. "Systematic Approach to Assessment & Program Design" is the result of Chris Merritt’s 7 years (and counting) operating a semi-private personal training gym and 4 years (and counting) running the human performance program of a full-time federal tactical law enforcement group—totaling over 100 programs written a month for just about every goal imaginable.

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  9. Schools Out Day Camps (grades K-5)

    December 26, 2018, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    School’s Out! Join us for a fun day when Roanoke County Schools are out! Schools’ Out Day camp is open to all children Kindergarten-5th grade. Arts, crafts and games are all planned for day to keep your child entertained. Please make sure your child is wearing gym shoes and brings a lunch. Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided. For Green Ridge campers, please remember your swimsuit and towel because you will be swimming as part of your activities! Register in advance as spots go quickly!

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  10. Schools Out Day Camps (grades K-5)

    December 27, 2018, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    School’s Out! Join us for a fun day when Roanoke County Schools are out! Schools’ Out Day camp is open to all children Kindergarten-5th grade. Arts, crafts and games are all planned for day to keep your child entertained. Please make sure your child is wearing gym shoes and brings a lunch. Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided. For Green Ridge campers, please remember your swimsuit and towel because you will be swimming as part of your activities! Register in advance as spots go quickly!

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  11. School's Out Art & Eat Winter (Ages 7-12)

    December 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Break the cold temps with indoor fun! We will bake brownies and make winter themed crafts like snowman soap, snowflake slime, and window suncatchers. Instructor: Lisa Hoyt.

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  12. Schools Out Day Camps (grades K-5)

    December 28, 2018, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    School’s Out! Join us for a fun day when Roanoke County Schools are out! Schools’ Out Day camp is open to all children Kindergarten-5th grade. Arts, crafts and games are all planned for day to keep your child entertained. Please make sure your child is wearing gym shoes and brings a lunch. Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided. For Green Ridge campers, please remember your swimsuit and towel because you will be swimming as part of your activities! Register in advance as spots go quickly!

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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. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+)

    October 12, 2018, 5:30 PM - January 4, 2019, 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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  3. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    October 15, 2018, 5:00 PM - December 17, 2018, 6:00 PM @ 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.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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  4. Yoga For Beginners (Ages 18+)

    October 22, 2018, 9:45 AM - January 14, 2019, 10:45 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Itermediate T'ai Chi (Ages 18+)

    October 26, 2018, 11:00 AM - December 21, 2018, 11:45 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    An internal martial art that emphasizes breathing and gentle continuous movements to help reduce stress and build strength. Also known for improving balance and joint health by slow, mindful, low-impact movements. Classes will focus on standing meditation, gentle flowing movements (Qigong), balance work, and learning the 24 Form. No extra equipment is needed and all postures and exercises will be done standing. Instructor: Robyn Amstutz.

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  8. Ceramics (Ages 18+)

    November 1, 2018, 10:00 AM - January 3, 2019, 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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  9. Intermediate Obedience & Problem Solving (Ages 18+)

    November 10, 2018, 9:30 AM - December 22, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  10. Begnner Obedience & Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    November 10, 2018, 10:45 AM - December 22, 2018, 11:45 AM @ Bramble5on 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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  11. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    November 10, 2018, 12:00 PM - December 22, 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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  12. Adult Ballet (Ages 16+)

    November 12, 2018, 7:00 PM - December 17, 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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  13. NEW Watercolor Painting (Ages 18+)

    November 19, 2018, 6:30 PM - December 17, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Washes, dry brush and other techniques are used to create watercolor masterpieces. Step-by-step instruction will guide you from basic to more advanced techniques. Paintings 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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  14. 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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  15. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    November 28, 2018, 9:00 AM - January 2, 2019, 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Ellis Lifeguard Training Classes

    December 12, 2018 - December 16, 2018 @ 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 4:300pm-9:00pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00am-2:00pm.

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  21. Kinderdance (ages 3-5)

    December 16, 2018, 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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  22. Family Pottery (Ages7+)

    December 16, 2018, 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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  23. Never Stop Moving (ages 55+)

    December 17, 2018, 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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  24. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2018, 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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  25. Body Enrichment (ages 30+)

    December 17, 2018, 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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  26. Advanced Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2018, 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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  27. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (ages 18+)

    December 17, 2018, 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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  28. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2018, 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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  29. Tai Chi 10 Form (ages 18+)

    December 18, 2018, 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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  30. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2018, 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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  31. Low Impact Aerobics (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2018, 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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  32. Resolution Ride (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2018, 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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  33. Beginner Obedience & Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2018, 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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  34. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2018, 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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  35. Swing and Jazz Line Dancing (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2018, 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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  36. Intermediate Obedience & Problem Solving (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2018, 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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  37. Never Stop Moving (ages 55+)

    December 19, 2018, 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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  38. Handbuilding In Clay (Age 18+)

    December 19, 2018, 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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  39. How To Draw Your Home (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Learn how to draw your house in ink using reference photos. Please bring several shots from a corner so we can see the end and the front of the house. Using two- point perspective you will learn how to scale, achieve depth, attention to detail, and shade. What A nice Christmas present this would make! Instructor: Michael Farrar

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  40. Body Enrichment (ages 30+)

    December 19, 2018, 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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  41. Monoprinting (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    This is a technique where you combine both painting and print making. Sometimes there is enough oil paint left on the plexiglass (supplied) to pull a second or ghost print. Any subject matter will do; bold and simple work best though. Each week you can learn a new technique. Smaller plates could be used as Christmas cards; each will be unique! Instructor: Michael Farrar

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  42. Tai Chi 10 Form (ages 18+)

    December 19, 2018, 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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  43. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2018, 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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  44. Jazzercise Strength 60 (ages 18+)

    December 19, 2018, 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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  45. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2018, 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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  46. Pot Luck Luncheon-Mason Cove (Ages 55+) December

    December 20, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Mason Cove, Fire & Rescue

    Join 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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  47. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2018, 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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  48. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2018, 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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  49. Low Impact Aerobics (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2018, 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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  50. Resolution Ride (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2018, 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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  51. Absolute Beginners Pottery (Ages 16+)

    December 20, 2018, 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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  52. NEW Singing 101 (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2018, 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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  53. Next Step Pottery (Ages18+)

    December 20, 2018, 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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  54. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2018, 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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  55. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2018, 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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  56. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2018, 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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  57. Barre Above (ages 18+)

    December 21, 2018, 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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  58. Never Stop Moving (ages 55+)

    December 21, 2018, 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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  59. Body Enrichment (ages 30+)

    December 21, 2018, 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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  60. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 22, 2018, 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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  61. Kindertots (age 2)

    December 22, 2018, 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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  62. Kinderdance (ages 3-5)

    December 22, 2018, 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM @ Green Ridge

    our 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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  63. Family Pottery (Ages7+)

    December 23, 2018, 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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  64. Never Stop Moving (ages 55+)

    December 24, 2018, 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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  65. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 24, 2018, 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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  66. Body Enrichment (ages 30+)

    December 24, 2018, 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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  67. Advanced Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 24, 2018, 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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  68. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (ages 18+)

    December 24, 2018, 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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  69. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 24, 2018, 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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  70. Tai Chi 10 Form (ages 18+)

    December 25, 2018, 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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  71. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    December 25, 2018, 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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  72. Low Impact Aerobics (Ages 18+)

    December 25, 2018, 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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  73. Beginner Obedience & Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    December 25, 2018, 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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  74. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 25, 2018, 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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  75. Swing and Jazz Line Dancing (Ages 18+)

    December 25, 2018, 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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  76. Intermediate Obedience & Problem Solving (Ages 18+)

    December 25, 2018, 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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  77. Never Stop Moving (ages 55+)

    December 26, 2018, 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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  78. Handbuilding In Clay (Age 18+)

    December 26, 2018, 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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  79. Body Enrichment (ages 30+)

    December 26, 2018, 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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  80. Tai Chi 10 Form (ages 18+)

    December 26, 2018, 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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  81. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 26, 2018, 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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  82. Jazzercise Strength 60 (ages 18+)

    December 26, 2018, 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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  83. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2018, 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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  84. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2018, 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. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2018, 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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  86. Low Impact Aerobics (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2018, 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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  87. Resolution Ride (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2018, 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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  88. Absolute Beginners Pottery (Ages 16+)

    December 27, 2018, 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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  89. NEW Singing 101 (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2018, 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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  90. Next Step Pottery (Ages18+)

    December 27, 2018, 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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  91. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2018, 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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  92. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2018, 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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  93. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2018, 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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  94. Barre Above (ages 18+)

    December 28, 2018, 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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  95. Never Stop Moving (ages 55+)

    December 28, 2018, 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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  96. Body Enrichment (ages 30+)

    December 28, 2018, 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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  97. Kinderdance (ages 3-5)

    December 29, 2018, 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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  98. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 29, 2018, 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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  99. Kindertots (age 2)

    December 29, 2018, 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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  100. Kinderdance (ages 3-5)

    December 29, 2018, 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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  101. Family Pottery (Ages7+)

    December 30, 2018, 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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  102. Never Stop Moving (ages 55+)

    December 31, 2018, 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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  103. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 31, 2018, 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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  104. Body Enrichment (ages 30+)

    December 31, 2018, 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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  105. Advanced Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 31, 2018, 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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  106. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (ages 18+)

    December 31, 2018, 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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  107. Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 31, 2018, 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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