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Brambleton Center Calendar

  1. Ceramics (Ages 18+)

    February 27, 2020, 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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  2. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    February 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation 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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  3. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    February 27, 2020, 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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  4. Cycle Sampler (Ages 18+)

    February 27, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    The title says it all! Each night you will sample a variety of skills to target different muscle groups. This class will incorporate HIIT techniques, free weights, and hill climbs, all layered into a high cardio cycling class. You are guaranteed to stay on the edge of your seat during this unique cycle offering. Six week course. Instructor: Beth Hoel.

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  5. Flex and Flow (Ages 18+)

    February 27, 2020, 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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  6. Nutrition in Your Body (Ages 18+)

    February 27, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    There are an enormous number of factors that affect how our body processes the nutrition (food) we put into it. Session three of the Holistic Nutrition series takes a deeper look at nutrition and our body. We'll look at factors such as hormones, the gut microbiome, insulin resistance, and environmental factors, just to name a few! No prerequisite needed. Instructor: Certified Nutrition Coach Lori Fadorick.

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  7. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

    February 28, 2020, 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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  8. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    February 28, 2020, 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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  9. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+)

    February 28, 2020, 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+)

    February 28, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Sign up for unlimited Jazzercise classes for just $115! This special offer allows you access to a total of 30 hours of Jazzercise. Join this motivating crew three times a week for a fun, effective workout that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Instructor: Suzanne Miller.

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

    February 29, 2020, 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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  12. Beginner Obedience & Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    February 29, 2020, 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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  13. New: Something for Everyone (Ages 18+)

    February 29, 2020, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Indian cuisine can provide something for everyone! Come join the fun as we learn to cook some tasty Indian options: Chicken Tikka Masala; Aloo Bonda- deep fried spicy potato dumpling; and Chocolate Burfi- a creamy chocolate milk dessert. Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.

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  14. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    February 29, 2020, 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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Explore Park Calendar

  1. Virginia Creeper Winter Ride (Ages 10+)

    February 29, 2020, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Departs from Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Enjoy hours of pleasant cycling along the beautiful Virginia Creeper Trail! Beginning at the local high point of Whitetop Station, we will take advantage of 17 miles of scenic and gently sloping terrain, providing an easy and novice-friendly ride to our end-point in historic Damascus, VA. Comfortable bikes, helmets, water bottles, and transportation are included in the registration cost. Participants have the option of bringing a packed lunch or purchasing lunch at the popular Creeper Trail Café mid-way through the ride. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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Green Ridge Recreation Center Calendar

  1. Canine Good Citizen Certification (Ages 18+)

    February 27, 2020, 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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  2. Therapy Dog (Ages 18+)

    February 27, 2020, 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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  3. New: Cajun/Creole Cooking (Ages 18+)

    February 28, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Down Home cooking that will add a Kick to your Taste Buds, BUD! Learn to prepare (and then enjoy) Cajun Crawfish and Shrimp Etouffe - The Traditional Louisiana Meal and Gumbo Style Chicken Creole (a lesson that will help you with many other dishes and stews for years to come-making a roux). Create a mouth-watering Blackened Catfish entree served up with just the right touch of spices and flavor (make your own Blackening Seasonings). Finish the evening with learning to create a Louisiana treat-Creole Coffee. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!

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  4. Kinderdance® (Ages 3-5)

    February 29, 2020, 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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  5. Tiny Bubbles (Ages 18 months - 36 months)

    February 29, 2020, 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

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

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  6. Kindertots® (Age 2)

    February 29, 2020, 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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  7. Kids Yoga (Ages 4-6)

    February 29, 2020, 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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  8. Soap Making (Ages 18+)

    February 29, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Learn how soap becomes “soap” through the process of saponification and how to use on line calculators to custom create any soap that suits your personal preference! Participants will have hands on practice creating and following a recipe, learn important safety tips and will leave class with at least one pound of “raw” soap to take home to cure the 6-8 weeks necessary. This is a fast-paced course designed to give the basics of soap making. Please bring an old bath sized towel to insulate soap for the ride home. Lisa Hoyt has been teaching soap making for over 20 years.

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