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in Lifelong Learning

Ballroom Dance - Basic & Intermediate

$99

with Robin Shaw

Calendar Next session starts Sep 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for some fun! You will learn Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, and Swing. Next time you attend a wedding, anniversary or other social event, you will be ready to dance the night away with confidence. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate this class is for you! Smooth soled shoes work best; leather or jazz sneakers are ideal.

Barre with Amanda

$99

with Amanda Gunter

Calendar Next session starts Sep 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jan 6, 2020

Barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles) combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements.

Beginner Ukulele

$89

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Next session starts Oct 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Discover the hottest, happiest musical instrument around! On it you can play folk music, rock, blues, pop, country, classical, reggae, bossa nova, jazz. Our beginners’ ukulele course is meant for people with no musical background – even people who think they are musically challenged! And, you don’t even need to know how to read music! Using familiar songs, he introduces you to chords, strumming, and finger picking. Requirements for his class are to have a serviceable soprano, concert, or tenor size ukulele and an electronic tuner. Duncan can help if you don’t have a uke yet.

Beyond Beginner Ukulele

$30

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Next session starts Nov 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Get ready to take your ukulele playing to another level with Duncan Perry! Using his song-based approach, you will explore left hand ornamentation techniques including hammering on and slides. The right hand will get a work out as you expand your knowledge of strumming and fingerpicking by learning such skills as triplets and muting. At a minimum, all students are expected to know basic chord formations in the Keys of C and G and be capable of smooth chord transitions. Requirements for his class are to have a serviceable soprano, concert, or tenor size ukulele and an electronic tuner. Duncan can help if you don’t have a uke yet.

Cardio Sculpt for Women

$20

with Lisa Robertson

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2019 at 3:15 pm, runs for 3 weeks
5 additional sessions through Feb 4, 2020

This judgement-free zone is intended to get women of all fitness levels moving and healthy. A fun, balanced and effective workout that includes short cardio bursts and weight lifting to improve muscular fitness and boost cardiovascular efficiency. Using creative and diverse exercises and equipment, this class will keep participants moving and loving it from Sept through Feb.

Encore! Encore! Sing Some More!

$69

with Susan Frank

Calendar Next session starts Jan 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Did you love From Car Singers to Carolers? Then you’ll love this encore class. If you didn’t take the previous class don’t worry - all are welcome!

From Car Singers to Carolers

$69

with Susan Frank

Calendar Next session starts Oct 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

When you sing in the car, do you imagine that you are singing a solo in church, singing a song for that special someone, rocking karaoke, or harmonizing in a group?  Then this class is for you! You will learn vocal techniques, how to use your breath, how to use your face to express your song, and how to choose a song that is right for special occasions and your voice. We’ll have a chance to try out your songs with the group or as solo’s. You will have the option to sing in a production of A Christmas Carol during the first weekend in Dec at the York Community Auditorium.





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