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Ballroom Dancing For Couples

$72

with Patty Medina

Calendar Sep 26, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 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.
Fall  Force, Interval Training
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Fall Force, Interval Training

$4

with Jessica Lockhart

Calendar Sep 4, 2018 at 5:45 pm, runs for 15 weeks
This interval training class offers three essential fitness components: cardio, strength training, and stretching to release tension. Participants will engage in interval training, essential for calorie burning and weight loss. Students will engage in multiple actions for short bursts. Students must register and pay the instructor at the first class, but anyone can drop in or start the class anytime throughout the session. No discounts applicable. Requirement: 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.
Fit For The Future
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Fit For The Future

$5

with Emma Holder

Calendar Sep 11, 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.
Global Dance Party
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Global Dance Party

$5

with Emma Holder

Calendar Sep 10, 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.
Modern Dance For Beginners
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Modern Dance For Beginners

$5

with Jessica Lockhart

Calendar Sep 15, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 10 weeks
This co-ed adult movement class will bring out a student’s creative side. The class encourages students to move, bend, flow, and stretch, all while progressing to a rhythm. No experience necessary. Students should come to class with an open mind and a willingness to move barefoot in a new way. (Register and pay at first class, and drop-ins welcome anytime during session.) 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.

Tap Dance: Beginner

$80

with Jennifer Kain

Calendar Nov 3, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

This course is for beginner tap dancers or experienced tappers who want to brush up on the basics. Students will learn technique and steps slowly, working their way up to short combinations each week. Students should bring tap shoes if they have them or smooth-soled shoes if they don't. $12 drop in fee.

Yoga For Bigger Bodies

$40

with Sammi Boudrot

Calendar Oct 23, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
This class utilizes a safe, fun, body-positive environment to welcome students of all shapes, sizes, and ability levels to yoga. Although students do not have to be a specific size to attend, this class pays special attention to offering accommodations and modifications for individuals with larger bodies. Yoga poses are taught in a manner that respects and celebrates differences and encourages building strength, balance, flexibility, and self-acceptance.




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