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  1. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

    December 9, 2019, 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  2. Yoga for Beginners (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  3. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - 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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  4. Fully Fit (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton 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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  5. Body Enrichment (Ages 30+)

    December 9, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  6. Advanced Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 11:30 AM - 2:00 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: TBD

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  7. Lunchtime Cycle (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 12:00 PM - 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. Instructor: Heather Richardson.

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  8. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Transformational and focused blend of Pilates and yoga movements that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. Pilates principles use the body’s strength, flexibility, and coordination to maximum advantage .Yoga postures tone, strengthen, and align the body, increase flexibility, and move energy through the body, leaving the participant calm enough to meditate after practice. Quiet the mind, embrace the present moment, and manifest good health. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  9. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  10. Jazzercise Unlimited! (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Sign up for unlimited Jazzercise classes for just 105! Register online or call the Brambleton Center for this special rate. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  11. Nia (Ages 50+)

    December 9, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton 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. Four week class. Instructor: Laura Pole.

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  12. Total Body Workout (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton 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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  13. Intro to Indoor Cycling (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 5:45 PM - 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,” or “It’s too intense for me?” Have you wanted to try but have been too intimidated? If so, try our introduction to cycling class, where you cycle at your own pace! This workshop is specifically designed for the beginner and the first portion of the class learning bike set-up, cycle terminology and how to ride comfortably. You'll end the workshop feeling more confident about indoor cycling and will have completed a great workout. Instructor: Beth Hoel

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  14. Pottery - Monday (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  15. New: Animal Art (Ages 5-10)

    December 9, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do you love animals? We will use color pencils, paper mache, clay, chalk and more creating beautiful animal art!!! Instructor Debbie Harris taught for Roanoke County Schools for over 20 years. Class is 5 weeks. No class 12/23 and 12/30.

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  16. Mindfulness Yoga Flow (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Simple and gentle yoga poses to help you unwind, relieve stress, feel great and become more aware of your body, mind and breath. Increase flexibility, balance and focus. Enjoy stretching, strengthening. Breathing, meditation 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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  17. Handbuilding in Clay (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  18. Chair Assisted Pilates (Ages 18+)

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

    As an adapted version of “Fundamental Pilates,” this class offers chair and floor options with all the same benefits as other pilates classes! This class will focus on strength, balance, and flexibility and is suited for most fitness levels. Eight week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  19. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  20. Pilates & Barre (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton 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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  21. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Challenging and rejuvenating for all fitness levels, this Pilates class uses the principles of control, centering, concentration, and precision to engage the deepest core muscles. A total body balance of strength and flexibility that incorporates mind-body exercise techniques to calm the mind and reduce stress. Ten week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  22. Resolution Ride (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Pedal your way into fall 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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  23. Pottery - Tuesday (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  24. Power Basics (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  25. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

    December 11, 2019, 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  26. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    December 11, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Transformational and focused blend of Pilates and yoga movements that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. Pilates principles use the body’s strength, flexibility, and coordination to maximum advantage .Yoga postures tone, strengthen, and align the body, increase flexibility, and move energy through the body, leaving the participant calm enough to meditate after practice. Quiet the mind, embrace the present moment, and manifest good health. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  27. Handbuilding in Clay (Ages 18+)

    December 11, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  28. Meditative Yin Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 11, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  29. Fully Fit (Ages 18+)

    December 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton 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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  30. Body Enrichment (Ages 30+)

    December 11, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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

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

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

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  32. Yoga for Life (Ages 18+)

    December 11, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  33. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 11, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  34. Jazzercise Unlimited! (Ages 18+)

    December 11, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Sign up for unlimited Jazzercise classes for just 105! Register online or call the Brambleton Center for this special rate. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  35. Pottery - Wednesday (Ages 18+)

    December 11, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    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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  36. Jazzercise Strength 60 (Ages 18+)

    December 11, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  37. Mindfulness Yoga Flow (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Simple and gentle yoga poses to help you unwind, relieve stress, feel great and become more aware of your body, mind and breath. Increase flexibility, balance and focus. Enjoy stretching, strengthening. Breathing, meditation 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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  38. Ceramics (Ages 18+)

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

    Whether you are new to ceramics, decorated ceramics 40 years ago, or have recently made ceramic items, we welcome you to join this class. You will purchase your molded greenware pieces from a local vendor and instruction will be provided for your level of experience. Techniques include acrylic painting, dry brush painting, glazes and under-glazes. We will fire your pieces at the Brambleton Center as you make them. This is an enjoyable and relaxing way to make many useful items for your home and for gifts. Instructor: Betsy Jenkins

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  39. Ceramics (Ages 18+)

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

    Whether you are new to ceramics, decorated ceramics 40 years ago, or have recently made ceramic items, we welcome you to join this class. You will purchase your molded green ware pieces from a local vendor and instruction will be provided for your level of experience. Techniques include acrylic painting, dry brush painting, glazes and under-glazes. We will fire your pieces at the Brambleton Center as you make them. This is an enjoyable and relaxing way to make many useful items for your home and for gifts. Instructor: Betsy Jenkins

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  40. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 10:00 AM - 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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  41. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  42. Pilates & Barre (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton 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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  43. Pottery - Thursday (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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  44. Empowering Chair Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Would you like to do yoga, standing up or seated in a chair, without ever getting down on the floor? Enjoy the many health benefits of yoga with like-minded yogis. Improve balance, increase flexibility, reduce stress, learn meditation, make new friends and feel energized. This is a yoga class for all levels. Ten week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner, Certified Life Coach and Yoga Instructor e-RYT 200.

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  45. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Challenging and rejuvenating for all fitness levels, this Pilates class uses the principles of control, centering, concentration, and precision to engage the deepest core muscles. A total body balance of strength and flexibility that incorporates mind-body exercise techniques to calm the mind and reduce stress. Ten week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  46. Absolute Beginners Pottery (Ages 16+)

    December 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  47. Medicare Mad Clear (Ages 55+)

    December 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    This seminar will explain the basics of Medicare, the different types of Medicare health and prescription drug plans, and things to consider in choosing coverage options that are right for you. Presenter: Dr. Joe Greene—Helping people understand Medicare for more than 13 years.

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  48. Next Step Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  49. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  50. Flex and Flow (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Does your yoga practice need a lift? Try a new yoga sensation - yoga with weights! In this class, we will combine basic yoga flows with gentle weight lifting. All major muscles groups will be toned, resulting in better posture and leaner muscles. All levels welcome, although prior yoga experience is preferred. Instructor: Abby Reed.

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  51. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 6:30 PM - 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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  52. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  53. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

    December 13, 2019, 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  54. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    December 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Transformational and focused blend of Pilates and yoga movements that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. Pilates principles use the body’s strength, flexibility, and coordination to maximum advantage .Yoga postures tone, strengthen, and align the body, increase flexibility, and move energy through the body, leaving the participant calm enough to meditate after practice. Quiet the mind, embrace the present moment, and manifest good health. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  55. Body Enrichment (Ages 30+)

    December 13, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  56. T'ai Chi-24 Form (Ages 18+)

    December 13, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Brambleton 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. Ten week program Instructor: Robyn Amstutz.

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  57. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+)

    December 13, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  58. Jazzercise Unlimited! (Ages 18+)

    December 13, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Sign up for unlimited Jazzercise classes for just 105! Register online or call the Brambleton Center for this special rate. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  59. New: DIY Bath Bomb (Ages 6-15)

    December 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Is your bath time feeling boring? Add a little fun and relaxation with these homemade bath bombs! During each session you will make two customized bath bombs that will be ready to take home by the end of the class! Sign up for one session, or all three! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy and closed toe shoes. Instructor: Gabrielle King

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  60. New: DIY Bath Bombs (Ages 6-15)

    December 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Is your bath time feeling boring? Add a little fun and relaxation with these homemade bath bombs! During each session you will make two customized bath bombs that will be ready to take home by the end of the class! Sign up for one session, or all three! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy and closed toe shoes. Instructor: Gabrielle King

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  61. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 14, 2019, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  62. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 14, 2019, 9:30 AM - 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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  63. Intermediate Obedience & Problem Solving (Ages 18+)

    December 14, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Brambleton 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. Prerequisite: Graduation from our Beginner Obedience course or permission from High Hopes.

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  64. Medicare Decisions Made Easy (Ages 55+)

    December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    You have been told that you are eligible for Medicare, but what does that really mean? This educational presentation will help you understand the Medicare program and what you need to do to make the right decisions for yourself regarding your medical and prescription drug needs. Presenter: Lynn Atkinson MBA, HIA, SCLA, AAI.

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

    December 14, 2019, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  66. New: Resin Art- DIY Coasters (Ages 16+)

    December 14, 2019, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    In this resin pouring art workshop, you will get to create your own set of four coasters! If you are a first timer or resin pouring pro, it makes no difference because this class is for all skill levels! Be sure to wear clothes you don't mind saying goodbye to, as this class is sure to be a bit messy. Closed toed shoes are also required. Due to drying time requirements, your final masterpiece can be picked up the following day. Instructor: Gabrielle King

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  67. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    December 14, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  68. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

    December 16, 2019, 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  69. Yoga for Beginners (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  70. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 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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  71. Fully Fit (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton 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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  72. Body Enrichment (Ages 30+)

    December 16, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  73. Advanced Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 11:30 AM - 2:00 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: TBD

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  74. Lunchtime Cycle (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 12:00 PM - 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. Instructor: Heather Richardson.

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  75. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Transformational and focused blend of Pilates and yoga movements that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. Pilates principles use the body’s strength, flexibility, and coordination to maximum advantage .Yoga postures tone, strengthen, and align the body, increase flexibility, and move energy through the body, leaving the participant calm enough to meditate after practice. Quiet the mind, embrace the present moment, and manifest good health. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  76. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  77. Jazzercise Unlimited! (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Sign up for unlimited Jazzercise classes for just 105! Register online or call the Brambleton Center for this special rate. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  78. Nia (Ages 50+)

    December 16, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton 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. Four week class. Instructor: Laura Pole.

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  79. Total Body Workout (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton 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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  80. Pottery - Monday (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  81. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  82. New: Animal Art (Ages 5-10)

    December 16, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do you love animals? We will use color pencils, paper mache, clay, chalk and more creating beautiful animal art!!! Instructor Debbie Harris taught for Roanoke County Schools for over 20 years. Class is 5 weeks. No class 12/23 and 12/30.

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  83. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  84. Handbuilding in Clay (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  85. Chair Assisted Pilates (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    As an adapted version of “Fundamental Pilates,” this class offers chair and floor options with all the same benefits as other pilates classes! This class will focus on strength, balance, and flexibility and is suited for most fitness levels. Eight week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  86. Pilates & Barre (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton 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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  87. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Challenging and rejuvenating for all fitness levels, this Pilates class uses the principles of control, centering, concentration, and precision to engage the deepest core muscles. A total body balance of strength and flexibility that incorporates mind-body exercise techniques to calm the mind and reduce stress. Ten week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  88. Resolution Ride (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  89. Pottery - Tuesday (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  90. 'Tis the Season: Chocolate Yoga Flow (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Why not combine two of your favorite things? Practitioners are bringing together the two indulgences to create a delicious yoga practice meant to release endorphins and elevate your mood through sweets. We will practice a more mindful way to enjoy chocolate (yes, you get to munch on chocolate in yoga pants) and will end the class with a rejuvenating, restorative yoga practice. Grab a friend and meet us on the mat- we will provide the chocolate!

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  91. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

    December 18, 2019, 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  92. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Transformational and focused blend of Pilates and yoga movements that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. Pilates principles use the body’s strength, flexibility, and coordination to maximum advantage .Yoga postures tone, strengthen, and align the body, increase flexibility, and move energy through the body, leaving the participant calm enough to meditate after practice. Quiet the mind, embrace the present moment, and manifest good health. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  93. Handbuilding in Clay (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  94. Fully Fit (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton 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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  95. Body Enrichment (Ages 30+)

    December 18, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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

    December 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  97. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  98. Jazzercise Unlimited! (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Sign up for unlimited Jazzercise classes for just 105! Register online or call the Brambleton Center for this special rate. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  99. Pottery - Wednesday (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    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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  100. Jazzercise Strength 60 (Ages 18+)

    December 18, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  101. Ceramics (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Whether you are new to ceramics, decorated ceramics 40 years ago, or have recently made ceramic items, we welcome you to join this class. You will purchase your molded greenware pieces from a local vendor and instruction will be provided for your level of experience. Techniques include acrylic painting, dry brush painting, glazes and under-glazes. We will fire your pieces at the Brambleton Center as you make them. This is an enjoyable and relaxing way to make many useful items for your home and for gifts. Instructor: Betsy Jenkins

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  102. Ceramics (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Whether you are new to ceramics, decorated ceramics 40 years ago, or have recently made ceramic items, we welcome you to join this class. You will purchase your molded green ware pieces from a local vendor and instruction will be provided for your level of experience. Techniques include acrylic painting, dry brush painting, glazes and under-glazes. We will fire your pieces at the Brambleton Center as you make them. This is an enjoyable and relaxing way to make many useful items for your home and for gifts. Instructor: Betsy Jenkins

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  103. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 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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  104. Pilates & Barre (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton 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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  105. Pottery - Thursday (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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  106. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Challenging and rejuvenating for all fitness levels, this Pilates class uses the principles of control, centering, concentration, and precision to engage the deepest core muscles. A total body balance of strength and flexibility that incorporates mind-body exercise techniques to calm the mind and reduce stress. Ten week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  107. Absolute Beginners Pottery (Ages 16+)

    December 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  108. Next Step Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  109. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  110. Flex and Flow (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Does your yoga practice need a lift? Try a new yoga sensation - yoga with weights! In this class, we will combine basic yoga flows with gentle weight lifting. All major muscles groups will be toned, resulting in better posture and leaner muscles. All levels welcome, although prior yoga experience is preferred. Instructor: Abby Reed.

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  111. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 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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  112. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  113. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

    December 20, 2019, 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  114. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Transformational and focused blend of Pilates and yoga movements that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. Pilates principles use the body’s strength, flexibility, and coordination to maximum advantage .Yoga postures tone, strengthen, and align the body, increase flexibility, and move energy through the body, leaving the participant calm enough to meditate after practice. Quiet the mind, embrace the present moment, and manifest good health. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  115. Body Enrichment (Ages 30+)

    December 20, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  116. T'ai Chi-24 Form (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Brambleton 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. Ten week program Instructor: Robyn Amstutz.

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  117. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  118. Jazzercise Unlimited! (Ages 18+)

    December 20, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Sign up for unlimited Jazzercise classes for just 105! Register online or call the Brambleton Center for this special rate. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  119. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 21, 2019, 9:30 AM - 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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  120. Intermediate Obedience & Problem Solving (Ages 18+)

    December 21, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Brambleton 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. Prerequisite: Graduation from our Beginner Obedience course or permission from High Hopes.

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  121. New: Holiday Candle Making (Ages 18+)

    December 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    If you wish you could capture the scents of the holiday season and put them into a jar, then this class is for you! Join us in taking those smells and turning them into candles for you or your loved ones. No previous candle making experience is required. Please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy and closed toe shoes. Instructor: Gabrielle King

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  122. Painting with Ed Gowen (Ages 12+)

    December 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Have you always wanted to paint but think you aren't equipped with the talent? Take a class with Ed Gowen and amaze yourself, your family and your friends with your masterpiece! First time painters are welcome and no experience is required! Ed will take you step-by-step through a painting project with entertaining demonstrations as well as personal coaching. Class projects last for a day (10: 00 - 3:30) and may include the popular methods of Bob Ross, Robert Warren, Gary Jenkins and at times, Ed’s own techniques as well. So bring a roll of paper towels and settle in for a day of challenging and relaxing fun! All other supplies are included! Participants under age 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

    December 21, 2019, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  124. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    December 21, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  125. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

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

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

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  126. Yoga for Beginners (Ages 18+)

    December 23, 2019, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  127. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 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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  128. Fully Fit (Ages 18+)

    December 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton 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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  129. Body Enrichment (Ages 30+)

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

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

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  130. Advanced Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 23, 2019, 11:30 AM - 2:00 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: TBD

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  131. Lunchtime Cycle (Ages 18+)

    December 23, 2019, 12:00 PM - 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. Instructor: Heather Richardson.

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  132. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    December 23, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Transformational and focused blend of Pilates and yoga movements that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. Pilates principles use the body’s strength, flexibility, and coordination to maximum advantage .Yoga postures tone, strengthen, and align the body, increase flexibility, and move energy through the body, leaving the participant calm enough to meditate after practice. Quiet the mind, embrace the present moment, and manifest good health. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  133. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+)

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

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

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  134. Jazzercise Unlimited! (Ages 18+)

    December 23, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Sign up for unlimited Jazzercise classes for just 105! Register online or call the Brambleton Center for this special rate. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  135. Total Body Workout (Ages 18+)

    December 23, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton 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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  136. Pottery - Monday (Ages 18+)

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

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

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  137. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  138. New: Animal Art (Ages 5-10)

    December 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do you love animals? We will use color pencils, paper mache, clay, chalk and more creating beautiful animal art!!! Instructor Debbie Harris taught for Roanoke County Schools for over 20 years. Class is 5 weeks. No class 12/23 and 12/30.

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  139. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 23, 2019, 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  140. Handbuilding in Clay (Ages 18+)

    December 24, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  141. Chair Assisted Pilates (Ages 18+)

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

    As an adapted version of “Fundamental Pilates,” this class offers chair and floor options with all the same benefits as other pilates classes! This class will focus on strength, balance, and flexibility and is suited for most fitness levels. Eight week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  142. Pilates & Barre (Ages 18+)

    December 24, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton 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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  143. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

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

    Challenging and rejuvenating for all fitness levels, this Pilates class uses the principles of control, centering, concentration, and precision to engage the deepest core muscles. A total body balance of strength and flexibility that incorporates mind-body exercise techniques to calm the mind and reduce stress. Ten week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  144. Pottery - Tuesday (Ages 18+)

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

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

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  145. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

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

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

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  146. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

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

    Transformational and focused blend of Pilates and yoga movements that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. Pilates principles use the body’s strength, flexibility, and coordination to maximum advantage .Yoga postures tone, strengthen, and align the body, increase flexibility, and move energy through the body, leaving the participant calm enough to meditate after practice. Quiet the mind, embrace the present moment, and manifest good health. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  147. Handbuilding in Clay (Ages 18+)

    December 25, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  148. Body Enrichment (Ages 30+)

    December 25, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  149. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

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

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

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  150. Jazzercise Unlimited! (Ages 18+)

    December 25, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Sign up for unlimited Jazzercise classes for just 105! Register online or call the Brambleton Center for this special rate. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  151. Pottery - Wednesday (Ages 18+)

    December 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    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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  152. Jazzercise Strength 60 (Ages 18+)

    December 25, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  153. Ceramics (Ages 18+)

    December 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Whether you are new to ceramics, decorated ceramics 40 years ago, or have recently made ceramic items, we welcome you to join this class. You will purchase your molded greenware pieces from a local vendor and instruction will be provided for your level of experience. Techniques include acrylic painting, dry brush painting, glazes and under-glazes. We will fire your pieces at the Brambleton Center as you make them. This is an enjoyable and relaxing way to make many useful items for your home and for gifts. Instructor: Betsy Jenkins

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  154. Ceramics (Ages 18+)

    December 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Whether you are new to ceramics, decorated ceramics 40 years ago, or have recently made ceramic items, we welcome you to join this class. You will purchase your molded green ware pieces from a local vendor and instruction will be provided for your level of experience. Techniques include acrylic painting, dry brush painting, glazes and under-glazes. We will fire your pieces at the Brambleton Center as you make them. This is an enjoyable and relaxing way to make many useful items for your home and for gifts. Instructor: Betsy Jenkins

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  155. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 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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  156. Pilates & Barre (Ages 18+)

    December 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton 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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  157. Pottery - Thursday (Ages 18+)

    December 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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  158. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    December 26, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Challenging and rejuvenating for all fitness levels, this Pilates class uses the principles of control, centering, concentration, and precision to engage the deepest core muscles. A total body balance of strength and flexibility that incorporates mind-body exercise techniques to calm the mind and reduce stress. Ten week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  159. Absolute Beginners Pottery (Ages 16+)

    December 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  160. Next Step Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  161. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  162. Flex and Flow (Ages 18+)

    December 26, 2019, 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Does your yoga practice need a lift? Try a new yoga sensation - yoga with weights! In this class, we will combine basic yoga flows with gentle weight lifting. All major muscles groups will be toned, resulting in better posture and leaner muscles. All levels welcome, although prior yoga experience is preferred. Instructor: Abby Reed.

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  163. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 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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  164. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 26, 2019, 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  165. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

    December 27, 2019, 8:55 AM - 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  166. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Transformational and focused blend of Pilates and yoga movements that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. Pilates principles use the body’s strength, flexibility, and coordination to maximum advantage .Yoga postures tone, strengthen, and align the body, increase flexibility, and move energy through the body, leaving the participant calm enough to meditate after practice. Quiet the mind, embrace the present moment, and manifest good health. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  167. Body Enrichment (Ages 30+)

    December 27, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  168. T'ai Chi-24 Form (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Brambleton 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. Ten week program Instructor: Robyn Amstutz.

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  169. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  170. Jazzercise Unlimited! (Ages 18+)

    December 27, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Sign up for unlimited Jazzercise classes for just 105! Register online or call the Brambleton Center for this special rate. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  171. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 28, 2019, 9:30 AM - 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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  172. Intermediate Obedience & Problem Solving (Ages 18+)

    December 28, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Brambleton 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. Prerequisite: Graduation from our Beginner Obedience course or permission from High Hopes.

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

    December 28, 2019, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  174. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    December 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  175. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

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

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

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  176. Yoga for Beginners (Ages 18+)

    December 30, 2019, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  177. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 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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  178. Body Enrichment (Ages 30+)

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

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

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  179. Advanced Pottery (Ages 18+)

    December 30, 2019, 11:30 AM - 2:00 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: TBD

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  180. Lunchtime Cycle (Ages 18+)

    December 30, 2019, 12:00 PM - 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. Instructor: Heather Richardson.

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  181. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    December 30, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Transformational and focused blend of Pilates and yoga movements that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. Pilates principles use the body’s strength, flexibility, and coordination to maximum advantage .Yoga postures tone, strengthen, and align the body, increase flexibility, and move energy through the body, leaving the participant calm enough to meditate after practice. Quiet the mind, embrace the present moment, and manifest good health. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  182. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+)

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

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

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  183. Jazzercise Unlimited! (Ages 18+)

    December 30, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Sign up for unlimited Jazzercise classes for just 105! Register online or call the Brambleton Center for this special rate. Ten week program. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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  184. Total Body Workout (Ages 18+)

    December 30, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton 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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  185. Pottery - Monday (Ages 18+)

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

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

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  186. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  187. New: Animal Art (Ages 5-10)

    December 30, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do you love animals? We will use color pencils, paper mache, clay, chalk and more creating beautiful animal art!!! Instructor Debbie Harris taught for Roanoke County Schools for over 20 years. Class is 5 weeks. No class 12/23 and 12/30.

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  188. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    December 30, 2019, 7:05 PM - 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  189. Handbuilding in Clay (Ages 18+)

    December 31, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

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

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  190. Chair Assisted Pilates (Ages 18+)

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

    As an adapted version of “Fundamental Pilates,” this class offers chair and floor options with all the same benefits as other pilates classes! This class will focus on strength, balance, and flexibility and is suited for most fitness levels. Eight week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  191. Pilates & Barre (Ages 18+)

    December 31, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Brambleton 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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  192. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

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

    Challenging and rejuvenating for all fitness levels, this Pilates class uses the principles of control, centering, concentration, and precision to engage the deepest core muscles. A total body balance of strength and flexibility that incorporates mind-body exercise techniques to calm the mind and reduce stress. Ten week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  193. Pottery - Tuesday (Ages 18+)

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

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

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  194. Power Basics (Ages 18+)

    December 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

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

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Explore Park Calendar

  1. NEW: Dry Hollow Holler! Short Track MTB Race

    December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Close out the year with 20 minutes of intense short track mountain bike racing at the inaugural Dry Hollow Holler at Camp Roanoke! Providing a great introduction to racing for novice riders and an opportunity to maintain late-season fitness for more serious racers, the short track format is an ideal way for anyone to enjoy a fun experience on a bike! While a mountain bike will be the ideal raceday choice for most riders, more confident racers can likely ride the course on any bike with tires 38mm or wider. Racers should expect course conditions to include rocks, roots, open fields, and mud! Registration fees are $20 until raceday and $25 on the day of the race. Raceday registration will be available from 8:30 am to 9:30 am, with the first race starting at 10:00 am.

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Green Ridge Recreation Center Calendar

  1. New: Beginner Knitting (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Discover the art of knitting in a casual group setting. Learn to cast on, bind off, and knit basic stitches while working on your first knitting project! This class is open to beginners and those looking for additional practice and to improve technique. Materials list will be provided to participants when class reaches minimum. This is a three week program. Instructor: Leah Marlow.

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  2. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge 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 principles that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  3. Adult Ballet (Ages 16+)

    December 9, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 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 traveling 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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  4. New: Crochet a Christmas Tree Cozy (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Accesorize your travel mug! Get into the holiday spirit with this cute Christmas Tree Cozy-perfect for traveling to outdoor holiday events! This is a beginner-friendly class! You will need a skein of worsted weight (4) in choice of color. A 5 mm hook will be needed as well. You will be notified when class meets minimum for supply purchase. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.

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  5. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation 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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  6. Beginner Obedience &Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 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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  7. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:45 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 seven 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 45 minutes of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. September-October will be Swing Line Dances. October-December will be the Hustle.

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  8. Prestige Gymnastics Cheer Clinic for Preschoolers (Ages 3-4)

    December 11, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Ready...OK! These basic cheerleading clinics are perfect for the beginner or intermediate cheerleader. We will be learning motions, stunting, dancing, jumps, tumbling, and of course working on brand new cheers! This class is sure to be a confidence booster for all participants and can be used just for fun, or to help prepare for school or recreational cheer squads. Leotard not required-just comfortable clothes and closed-toed athletic shoes. Instruction by Prestige Gymnastics Staff.

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  9. Canine Good Citizen Certification (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    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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  10. Therapy Dog (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Would you like to give back to your community by volunteering with your dog? Therapy Dogs are used in a variety of settings including hospitals, rehab and long-term care facilities, schools, libraries, Veteran care programs, and many other facilities. During this six week course, we practice advanced behaviors necessary for you and your dog to interact in the community with different types of people in different environments. Your dog must have his or her Canine Good Citizen title to participate.

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  11. Kinderdance® (Ages 3-5)

    December 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 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. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kinderdance® of $30 to be paid each year upon starting classes. Choose the fee with $30 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform and proper footwear on the first day of class.

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  12. Little Tykes Indoor Soccer (Ages 3-5)

    December 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 9:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

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

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  13. Little Tykes Indoor Soccer (Ages 3-5)

    December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

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

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  14. Kindertots® (Age 2)

    December 14, 2019, 10:10 AM - 10:40 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. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kindertots® of $20 to be paid each year upon starting classes (September 2019 is start of new year). Choose the fee with $20 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform and proper footwear on the first day of class.

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  15. Kids Yoga (Ages 4-6)

    December 14, 2019, 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Children ages 4 to 6 will learn the basics of yoga in a developmentally designed program just for them! We will explore basic yoga positions and working together as a class while learning about mindfulness and our peace within. This program will bring new movements, yoga games, and activities to your child each week. Join us today for a high-energy class full of rhythm, moving, laughing, and learning! Choose the fee with $15 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform on the first day of class.

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  16. New: Crochet a Snowman Hat (Ages 18+)

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - December 15, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    ust like you find at a craft show or on Etsy-create your own Snowman hat. Hat size pattern may vary between newborn to adult. You will need 2 small black buttons, a small skein of worsted weight (4) in white and color of your choice for top of snowman(make sure yarn is same brand). A 5 mm hook will be needed as well. Prior experience crocheting recommended-advanced beginner class. You will be notified when class meets minimum so you can purchase supplies. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.

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  17. Wellness Workshop: Intro to Seated Dance (Ages 18+)

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Discover the power of seated dance! Designed for anyone suffering from a condition that limits mobility and strength, Discover the power of music and movement through this guided moving musical tour.

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  18. New: Beginner Knitting (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Discover the art of knitting in a casual group setting. Learn to cast on, bind off, and knit basic stitches while working on your first knitting project! This class is open to beginners and those looking for additional practice and to improve technique. Materials list will be provided to participants when class reaches minimum. This is a three week program. Instructor: Leah Marlow.

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  19. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge 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 principles that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  20. New: Evergreen Wreath Workshop (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Cente

    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. Please bring a pair of garden gloves (doesn't need to be new). Instructor: Mallory Newcomb

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  21. Adult Ballet (Ages 16+)

    December 16, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 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 traveling 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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  22. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation 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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  23. Beginner Obedience &Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 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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  24. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:45 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 seven 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 45 minutes of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. December-February will be West Coast Swing. February-March will be Swing 101. No class December 24 and 31.

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  25. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    December 18, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. 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 4:30 pm-9:00 pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00 am-2:00 pm.

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  26. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    December 19, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. 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 4:30 pm-9:00 pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00 am-2:00 pm.

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  27. Canine Good Citizen Certification (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    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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  28. Therapy Dog (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Would you like to give back to your community by volunteering with your dog? Therapy Dogs are used in a variety of settings including hospitals, rehab and long-term care facilities, schools, libraries, Veteran care programs, and many other facilities. During this six week course, we practice advanced behaviors necessary for you and your dog to interact in the community with different types of people in different environments. Your dog must have his or her Canine Good Citizen title to participate.

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  29. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    December 20, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. 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 4:30 pm-9:00 pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00 am-2:00 pm.

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  30. Kinderdance® (Ages 3-5)

    December 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 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. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kinderdance® of $30 to be paid each year upon starting classes. Choose the fee with $30 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform and proper footwear on the first day of class.

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  31. Little Tykes Indoor Soccer (Ages 3-5)

    December 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 9:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

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

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  32. Little Tykes Indoor Soccer (Ages 3-5)

    December 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

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

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  33. Kindertots® (Age 2)

    December 21, 2019, 10:10 AM - 10:40 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. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kindertots® of $20 to be paid each year upon starting classes (September 2019 is start of new year). Choose the fee with $20 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform and proper footwear on the first day of class.

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  34. Kids Yoga (Ages 4-6)

    December 21, 2019, 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Children ages 4 to 6 will learn the basics of yoga in a developmentally designed program just for them! We will explore basic yoga positions and working together as a class while learning about mindfulness and our peace within. This program will bring new movements, yoga games, and activities to your child each week. Join us today for a high-energy class full of rhythm, moving, laughing, and learning! Choose the fee with $15 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform on the first day of class.

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  35. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    December 21, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. 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 4:30 pm-9:00 pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00 am-2:00 pm.

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  36. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    December 22, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. 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 4:30 pm-9:00 pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00 am-2:00 pm.

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  37. School's Out Day Camps (K-5)

    December 23, 2019, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    School's Out! Join us for a fun day at Green Ridge Recreation Center when Roanoke County Schools are out. Swimming, gym time, arts, crafts, and games are all planned for the day. Register for morning, afternoon, or all day. Morning snack and afternoon snack will be provided. Please pack a sack lunch if staying from 12-1. Also, please bring swimsuit, towel and gym shoes. Please register in advance as spots will go quickly!

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  38. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge 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 principles that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  39. Adult Ballet (Ages 16+)

    December 23, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 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 traveling 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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  40. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    December 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation 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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  41. Beginner Obedience &Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    December 24, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 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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  42. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+)

    December 24, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:45 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 seven 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 45 minutes of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. December-February will be West Coast Swing. February-March will be Swing 101. No class December 24 and 31.

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  43. School's Out Day Camps (K-5)

    December 26, 2019, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    School's Out! Join us for a fun day at Green Ridge Recreation Center when Roanoke County Schools are out. Swimming, gym time, arts, crafts, and games are all planned for the day. Register for morning, afternoon, or all day. Morning snack and afternoon snack will be provided. Please pack a sack lunch if staying from 12-1. Also, please bring swimsuit, towel and gym shoes. Please register in advance as spots will go quickly!

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  44. School's Out Day Camps (K-5)

    December 27, 2019, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    School's Out! Join us for a fun day at Green Ridge Recreation Center when Roanoke County Schools are out. Swimming, gym time, arts, crafts, and games are all planned for the day. Register for morning, afternoon, or all day. Morning snack and afternoon snack will be provided. Please pack a sack lunch if staying from 12-1. Also, please bring swimsuit, towel and gym shoes. Please register in advance as spots will go quickly!

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  45. Kinderdance® (Ages 3-5)

    December 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 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. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kinderdance® of $30 to be paid each year upon starting classes. Choose the fee with $30 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform and proper footwear on the first day of class.

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  46. Kindertots® (Age 2)

    December 28, 2019, 10:10 AM - 10:40 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. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kindertots® of $20 to be paid each year upon starting classes (September 2019 is start of new year). Choose the fee with $20 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform and proper footwear on the first day of class.

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  47. Kids Yoga (Ages 4-6)

    December 28, 2019, 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Children ages 4 to 6 will learn the basics of yoga in a developmentally designed program just for them! We will explore basic yoga positions and working together as a class while learning about mindfulness and our peace within. This program will bring new movements, yoga games, and activities to your child each week. Join us today for a high-energy class full of rhythm, moving, laughing, and learning! Choose the fee with $15 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform on the first day of class.

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  48. School's Out Day Camps (K-5)

    December 30, 2019, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    School's Out! Join us for a fun day at Green Ridge Recreation Center when Roanoke County Schools are out. Swimming, gym time, arts, crafts, and games are all planned for the day. Register for morning, afternoon, or all day. Morning snack and afternoon snack will be provided. Please pack a sack lunch if staying from 12-1. Also, please bring swimsuit, towel and gym shoes. Please register in advance as spots will go quickly!

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  49. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 30, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge 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 principles that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  50. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    December 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation 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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  51. Beginner Obedience &Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    December 31, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 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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  52. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+)

    December 31, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:45 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 seven 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 45 minutes of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. December-February will be West Coast Swing. February-March will be Swing 101. No class December 24 and 31.

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