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Designed for you to become confident and fluid in the African dance form. Begins with a dynamic warm up, and builds complexity from there. Build core strength, "head tail" connection, and other body awareness. Supportive environment with live drumming! Early Bird Pricing thru 9/15: $55 and $60 after 9/15. Register via phone or email: 541.232.5471 or Andrea@WestAfricanCulturalArts.org. This class, taught by Andrea DiPalma Yansane with live drumming lead by Alseny Yansane of West African Cultural Arts Institute, is designed to give you everything you need to learn to become confident and fluid in the African dance form. Class will begin with a dynamic warm up that will ease you into the dance movements gradually building upon the complexity of the moves as you get warmer focusing on building core strength, "head tail" connection, and other body awareness. Together we will continue to work the movements deeper adding layer by layer of movement nuances as you incorporate more and more of what you've learned. You will learn about how intimately the dance movements are connected to the music, how to understand the poly-rhythmic dialog of the drums, where exactly to lock into the driving beat, and how the dances relate to West African culture. You will also experience a learning atmosphere that is open, encouraging, and supportive of all levels & experiences. Class benefits: • Improved flexibility, strength, and endurance • Ability to recognize the various dances, rhythm names, and cultural significance • Increased fluidity in executing movements and transitioning from one move to the next • A deeper sense of confidence and accomplishment dancing in the African dance form • Freedom to jump out in the solo circle and improvise. No Class October 31, 2017.

23602

Start date: 10/03/17

Room :  Xcape Dance Academy

7 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM (10/3/2017-11/14/2017)

Class Cost: $55.00

Instructor : TBD TBD 

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Location : XDA Classroom - Xcape Dance Academy Location : 
  XDA Classroom - Xcape Dance Academy.

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Learn the basics for learning the West African poly-rhythmic orchestra including djembe accompaniment parts, musical signals and arrangements, solo phrases and bass drum and bell parts. Experience the vibrant poly-rhythms of Guinea, West Africa in a non-threatening atmosphere that is fun, encouraging, and inspirational for beginning and experienced drummers alike! Early Bird Pricing thru 9/15: $70 or $55 for students w/valid school i.d., $75/$60 after 9/15. Register via phone or email: 541.232.5471 or Andrea@WestAfricanCulturalArts.org. Have you ever wanted to take an African drum class, but felt just a little bit intimidated? Well now is your chance to learn about the vibrant poly-rhythms of Guinea, West Africa in a non-threatening atmosphere that is fun, encouraging, and inspirational for beginning and experienced drummers alike! Join Alseny Yansane, dynamic teacher & fourteen year performing artist with world renowned Ballets Africains of Guinea as he offers a drum classes that will teach all the basics for learning the West African poly-rhythmic orchestra including djembe accompaniment parts, musical signals and arrangements, solo phrases and bass drum and bell parts. Andrea and Papa Yansane will be assisting in the class to help Alseny demonstrate how the different drum parts line up to best model how they fit together musically.

23601

Start date: 10/02/17

Room :  WOW Hall

5 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (10/2/2017-10/30/2017)

Class Cost: $75.00

Instructor : TBD TBD 

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Location : WOW Classroom - WOW Hall Location : 
  WOW Classroom - WOW Hall.

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You can tango! Tango is rewarding right from the start and provides a lifetime of discovery. This class welcomes you into the tango community.  No partner necessary. Class held at Northwest Fencing Academy, 2101 Bailey Hill Road, Eugene Questions? See tango.noahbrenner.com, email noah@noahbrenner.com or phone 541.687.5861. No Class November 26, 2017.   

23635

Start date: 10/01/17

Room :  Northwest Fencing Academy

11 sessions.

Weekly - Sun 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (10/1/2017-12/10/2017)

Class Cost: $149.00

Instructor : Noah Brenner 

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Location : AOA Classroom - Northwest Fencing Academy Location : 
  AOA Classroom - Northwest Fencing Academy.



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Delve deeper into tango! This class will be different each term as it adapts to the needs and interests of the students. You should be reasonably comfortable with the material from Tango 1 (both leading and following). No partner necessary. Class held at Northwest Fencing Academy, 2101 Bailey Hill Rd, Eugene. Questions? See tango.noahbrenner.com, email noah@noahbrenner.com or phone 541.687.5861. No Class November 26, 2017.   

23636

Start date: 10/01/17

Room :  Northwest Fencing Academy

11 sessions.

Weekly - Sun 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (10/1/2017-12/10/2017)

Class Cost: $109.00

Instructor : Noah Brenner 

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Location : AOA Classroom - Northwest Fencing Academy Location : 
  AOA Classroom - Northwest Fencing Academy.



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This intermediate level class develops the student's alignment, coordination and musicality in Ballet technique. This class includes center floor phrases, adagios, petit allegros and grande allegros with an emphasis on musicality and line. Students explore alignment, breathing, body awareness and function as it relates to overall health and injury prevention. No Class November 23, 2017.

23639

Start date: 09/26/17

Room :  LCC05 Rm 136

21 sessions.

Weekly - Tue, Thu 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM (9/26/2017-12/7/2017)

Class Cost: $100.00

Instructor : Florabelle Moses 

Please read: No Class November 23, 2017.

Location : LCC Classroom Lane Community College - Main Campus Location : 
  LCC Classroom Lane Community College - Main Campus.



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This intermediate-advanced level Ballet class will focus on technical execution, musicality, and line. Class work builds on the student's ballet vocabulary through more advanced center floor phrases, adagios, petit allegros and grande allegros. Students explore alignment, breathing, body awareness and function as it relates to overall health and injury prevention.

23640

Start date: 09/25/17

Room :  LCC05 Rm 136

22 sessions.

Weekly - Mon, Wed 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM (9/25/2017-12/6/2017)

Class Cost: $100.00

Instructor : Florabelle Moses 

Location : LCC Classroom Lane Community College - Main Campus Location : 
  LCC Classroom Lane Community College - Main Campus.



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Great choice for Beginners. This class will get you moving on the dance floor.....and having lots of FUN! Designed to introduce the beginner dancer to basic patterns in five different dances: Waltz, Fox Trot, East Coast Swing, Cha-Cha and Tango. Couples and singles welcome.   Instructor - Linda Staver, Director Oregon Ballroom Dance Instructors College, NDCA Registered ProAm Teacher, Certified Ballroom Dance Teacher and Auditor Recognized by the NDCA.

23641

Start date: 09/29/17

Room :  Staver Dance Studio

10 sessions.

Weekly - Fri 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (9/29/2017-12/1/2017)

Class Cost: $149.00

Instructor : Linda Hansen 

Location : SDS Classroom - Staver Dance Studio Location : 
  SDS Classroom - Staver Dance Studio.



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This adaptive, yoga-in-chair class is for anyone who wants to gain yoga benefits without the need to go to the floor. The practice will include breathing, joint-free movements, poses in chair, balancing and standing poses with the chair support, and final body relaxation and scanning.

20808

Start date: 09/27/17

Room :  Dance Studio

11 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM (9/27/2017-12/6/2017)

Class Cost: $49.50

Instructor : Staff Staff 

Location : FL Classroom - Florence Campus Location : 
  FL Classroom - Florence Campus.



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This adaptive, yoga-in-chair class is for anyone who wants to gain yoga benefits without the need to go to the floor. The practice will include breathing, joint-free movements, poses in chair, balancing and standing poses with the chair support, and final body relaxation and scanning.

20807

Start date: 09/29/17

Room :  Dance Studio

10 sessions.

Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (9/29/2017-12/8/2017)

Class Cost: $40.50

Instructor : Staff Staff 

Location : FL Classroom - Florence Campus Location : 
  FL Classroom - Florence Campus.



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Practicing yoga realigns your body, tones and lengthens muscles, and helps improve flexibility and balance. Core work focuses on building strength in the deep muscles of the abdominal region and lower back. This class will strengthen the core muscles while opening joints, releasing tension and toning muscles. 

Start date: 09/26/17

Room :  112

21 sessions.

Weekly - Tue, Thu 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM (9/26/2017-12/7/2017)

Class Cost: $129.00

Instructor : Sara Meyer 

Location : CGC Classroom - Cottage Grove Campus Location : 
  CGC Classroom - Cottage Grove Campus.



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Practicing yoga realigns your body, tones and lengthens muscles, and helps improve flexibility and balance. Core work focuses on building strength in the deep muscles of the abdominal region and lower back. This class will strengthen the core muscles while opening joints, releasing tension and toning muscles. 

Start date: 09/26/17

Room :  112

12 sessions.

Weekly - Tue, Thu 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (9/26/2017-11/2/2017)

Class Cost: $69.00

Instructor : Sara Meyer 

Location : CGC Classroom - Cottage Grove Campus Location : 
  CGC Classroom - Cottage Grove Campus.



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This course focuses on exploring and creating new movement through dance improvisation in a fun inviting atmosphere. Students work in solos, duets, and groups, to develop spontaneity, confidence, and awareness, as they experience dance as a creative processes. Studetns explore alighnment, breathing, body awareness and funtion as it relates to overall health and injury prevention. No Class November 23, 2017.

23653

Start date: 09/26/17

Room :  LCC Main Campus Bld 05 Room 136

21 sessions.

Weekly - Tue, Thu 12:00 PM - 1:50 PM (9/26/2017-12/7/2017)

Class Cost: $100.00

Instructor : Bonnie Simoa 

Please read: No Class November 23, 2017.

Location : LCC Classroom Lane Community College - Main Campus Location : 
  LCC Classroom Lane Community College - Main Campus.



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