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Ballroom Dancing For Couples

$62

with Patty Medina

Calendar Mar 7, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks
This class introduces couples to basic ballroom dance skills that will help them enjoy a night out, or prepare them for special events such as weddings, anniversaries, or social gatherings. The class also helps boost a student’s confidence by teaching them to look great while dancing to styles such as waltz, foxtrot, cha-cha, rumba, and merengue. Requirement: A dancing partner. Class payment is per person.

Chalk Painting Kitchen Cabinets/ Furniture

$77

with Miki Earl

Calendar Mar 7, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
Is there furniture in your home that needs a fresh look? Been dreaming of a new kitchen? Students will learn the simple Royal Chalk 4 step system for painting your furniture. Students will learn how to create any look you desire, vintage, cottage, antiqued, or modern and in any painted color you desire. Wood, MDF, Laminate can all be painted. No experience required! Visit the royalchalk.com site to get an idea of the beauty you can create. Bring a VERY small portable piece of furniture or wooden craft to paint and a one cup sample of flat low-primer paint. We love the Home Depot BEHR Premium Plus flat sheen 8 ounce samples. (Please, no chairs with spindles.)  Wear your painting clothes or an apron and bring a small drop cloth. All materials, chalking supplies and tools will be provided.

Charleston, Beginning

$80

with Gillian Davis

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks
Learn the basic 8-count footwork and some simple, fun Charleston moves that will get you out on the dance floor. Students will learn techniques to connect with any partner, and build your confidence dancing to different styles and tempos of music. The teacher will break things down slowly and clearly, give you plenty of practice time, and rotate partners throughout the class so students will have a chance to dance with everyone. For those of you who have taken our Beginning East Coast Swing or Beginning Lindy Hop Class, we'll show you how to transition from those dances in and out of Charleston. For those of you brand new to swing dancing, this is a great class to get your feet wet and have some fun!

De-Stress With Hypnosis

$19

with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Mar 19, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this seminar students will learn how hypnosis can help release your habitual reaction to stress and replace it with positive, relaxed responses. Students will learn how to enter the hypnotic state whenever you desire, using it to reinforce, comfortable, confident, satisfying way to handle stress. The repetition of that response , ins self hypnosis, causes it to become the new permanent habit in your subconscious mind. 

Falun Gong: Introduction

$10

with Marcus Gale

Calendar Apr 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
Falun Gong is an ancient, traditional Chinese practice of "self cultivation". Students will learn ways to improve mental and physical wellness through five easy-to-learn exercises, meditation, and the elevation of one's mind. The practice is based on the universal values of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. This introductory class will provide a brief overview of the system, plus a demonstration of the exercises.
Fit For The Future
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Fit For The Future

$5

with Emma Holder

Calendar Jan 9, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 14 weeks
Participants will enjoy an effective whole body interval workout targeting muscular strength, cardiovascular stamina, core stability, flexibility, balance and coordination. Regain, maintain and improve fitness levels to be free to enjoy life and travel experiences, prevent injuries and maximize health span. Accessible and challenging for all levels and ages, beginner through athlete. Bring sneakers, mat and a water bottle. $5 drop in or $40 for 10 class card can be used for all Emma's M/T/W classes. Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.
Fitness Fusion: Core, Strength And Function
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Fitness Fusion: Core, Strength And Function

$4

with Laura Lee Sawyer

Calendar Jan 8, 2018 at 5:45 pm, runs for 14 weeks
Designed to fit into a busy schedule, this class helps students to achieve a better body. Divided into multiple segments (cardio, core strengthening, functional exercise and more), this class focuses on helping students take control of their physical progress. Students can drop in or start the class anytime throughout the session, but no discounts applicable. Please bring a mat or towel. Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.
Global Dance Party
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Global Dance Party

$5

with Emma Holder

Calendar Jan 8, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 14 weeks
This dance fitness class includes music of Salsa, Swing, Merengue, Tango, Cha Cha, Reggaeton, Bellydance, African and more. For 45 minutes, participants will bust stress, boost energy and burn calories while using traditional and unique moves to fabulous music. Improvisation encouraged. This course also includes 15 minutes of core work to support your back, your dance, and your life. Bring a mat, sneakers and water bottle. $5 drop in or $40 for 10 class card can be used for all Emma's M/T/W classes Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.




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