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  1. Little Known Secrets of Paying for College (Ages 18+)

    May 24, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The cost of college education is higher than ever. How will you afford this expense? This can't miss class will teach you how to send your children to the college of their dreams without bankrupting your own retirement. You will discover strategies that may enable you to qualify for financial aid and minimize your tax exposure- giving you greater cash flow for funding a college education.

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  2. Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding (Ages 13+)

    May 27, 2017, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Explore Park

    SUP is quickly becoming a favorite river activity for anyone who wants a fun and new way to play on the water. Start the experience with an on-land lesson taught by a certified paddleboard instructor followed by time in the water to practice and hone your paddling skills. Top off the practice sessions with a trip on the river to get a true SUP experience. Must able to swim. Classes designed for beginners. All equipment, gear, and instruction included. Group will meet at The Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center.

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  3. Prenatal Yoga Workshop (Ages 18+)

    May 30, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Pregnancy changes many things, including how you work out! Learn about how to continue a yoga practice during and after pregnancy in this one day workshop. A wide variety of poses, partner stretches, breathing and pelvic floor strengthening for labor and birthing will be taught. Leave feeling refreshed, relaxed and prepared on how to keep your body healthy during pregnancy! 1.5 hr. workshop.

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  4. Experience the Rich History of Lynchburg (Ages 30+)

    May 31, 2017, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Travel to Lynchburg, VA to learn about its incredible civil war history. Your first stop will be at the Old City Cemetery, where an estimated 90% of Lynchburg's enslaved and free African American population is buried along with over 2,200 soliders. Your tour is self-guided throughout the grounds, which boast several museums. These museums include Lynchburg's first hospital, a reconstructed railway station and a chapel and are amist the cemetery's notable rose gardens, which should be in full bloom. Next, you will travel to the Depot Grille for lunch on your own. The restaurant is located in the historic riverfront area and provides a unique lunch experience, since the kitchen is contained within real freight cars! Your last stop is at the Point of Honor House, a beautiful historic home once occupied by Dr. George Cabell, a personal friend of Thomas Jefferson and physician to Patrick Henry. Cost includes van transportation, tour tickets and escort fees.

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Programs Calendar

  1. Jazzersculpt

    March 22, 2017, 6:30 PM - May 24, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Experience the Jazzercise version of toning and strengthening, focusing on endurance and flexibility. You will use hand weights and do some mat work to get yourself in shape! Ten week program.

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  2. Fundamental Pilates

    March 28, 2017, 5:30 PM - June 1, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A system of body weight exercises that strengthens and stretches the body and improves tone and posture. This class focuses on breathing and flexibility, concentrating on precision movements which flow to create a balanced body that feels and looks good. Ten week program.

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  3. Fundamental Pilates

    March 28, 2017, 5:30 PM - June 1, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A system of body weight exercises that strengthens and stretches the body and improves tone and posture. This class focuses on breathing and flexibility, concentrating on precision movements which flow to create a balanced body that feels and looks good. Ten week program.

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  4. Low Impact Aerobics (Ages 18+)

    March 28, 2017, 5:30 PM - June 1, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Improve your stamina and cardiovascular health while strengthening and toning your upper and lower body muscles! Low impact aerobics is great for all fitness levels. Fees for sessions already in progress will be prorated. Ten week program.

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  5. Family Pottery (7+)

    April 2, 2017 - June 11, 2017, All Day @ Brambleton Center

    INTRODUCING-The Family Pottery class. Many parents are as interested in pottery as their children. In this class, work side by side with your child, learning how to hand build with clay and work on the potter's wheel. The fee includes one bag of clay, glazes and the use of tools. An adult must register with a child. $95 per person $190 for both. Eight weeks. Instructor: Rebecca McKeever.

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  6. Kids Pottery (Ages 7-17)

    April 2, 2017, 1:30 PM - June 11, 2017, 4:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Let your child experience the excitement of working in clay as Professional Potter, Rebecca McKeever, brings out their creative side. The student will learn to design pieces out of slabs of clay along with learning coiling and pinch techniques. For students with the physical ability to do wheel work, the lessons will be centering, pulling and shaping clay. The fee includes one bag of clay, glazes and the use of tools. Eight week course.

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  7. Pottery (18+, M Night)

    April 3, 2017 - June 12, 2017, All Day @ Brambleton Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  8. Pottery (18+. M Aft.)

    April 3, 2017 - June 12, 2017, All Day @ Brambleton Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  9. Pottery (18+, Tu)

    April 4, 2017 - June 6, 2017, All Day @ Brambleton Center

    he Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  10. Handbuilding in Clay (18+)

    April 5, 2017 - June 7, 2017, All Day @ Brambleton Center

    Pottery can be created without the use of a potter's wheel. You can create beautiful pots and clay forms by hand using simple tools, slabs of clay, or just by using your hands and fingers. In this class you will explore many techniques for handbuilt pottery. Ten week program.

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  11. Pottery (18+, W)

    April 5, 2017 - June 7, 2017, All Day @ Brambleton Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  12. Absolute Beginners Pottery (18+)

    April 6, 2017 - June 8, 2017, All Day @ Brambleton Center

    Come dive right in to the clay with us as you use your skills learned in the absolute beginner’s pottery course. You will continue your basic methods for finishing and glazing your pieces. Class fee includes studio time during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the ten week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Prerequisite: Absolute Beginners Pottery Instructor: Carlos Dowling.

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  13. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    April 13, 2017, 6:00 PM - June 29, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Experience the link between mindful body movement and breath all the while building heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength in a supportive environment. Instructors often build the class around sun salutations and weave together poses which can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 4, 10 and 12 week course options.

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  14. Gentle, Flowing, Restorative Yoga (Ages 18+)

    April 13, 2017, 7:05 PM - June 29, 2017, 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Are you interested in learning about Yoga but don’t know where to begin? This class combines a variety of forms including Osteo, Restorative, and Hatha Yoga to allow your body to stretch with a flowing movement and ease. This is an excellent class for those starting out in Yoga or for those who enjoy a slower, gentler, stretch. Ten week program.

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  15. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    April 17, 2017, 6:00 PM - July 10, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Experience the link between mindful body movement and breath all the while building heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength in a supportive environment. Instructors often build the class around sun salutations and weave together poses which can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 4, 10 and 12 week course options.

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  16. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    April 17, 2017, 7:05 PM - July 10, 2017, 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Experience the link between mindful body movement and breath all the while building heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength in a supportive environment. Instructors often build the class around sun salutations and weave together poses which can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 4, 10 and 12 week course options.

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  17. Simple Mindfulness Yoga (Ages 18+)

    April 18, 2017, 9:30 AM - June 27, 2017, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Simple and gentle yoga poses to help you unwind, relieve stress, feel great, and become more aware of your body, mind and breath. Increase flexibility, balance and focus. Enjoy stretching, strengthening, breathing, meditation and deep relaxation. Quiet the mind, renew the spirit and infuse your day and evening with peace and joy! This class is perfect for both new and continuing students.

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  18. Simple Mindfulness Yoga (Ages 18+)

    April 18, 2017, 10:45 AM - June 27, 2017, 11:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Simple and gentle yoga poses to help you unwind, relieve stress, feel great, and become more aware of your body, mind and breath. Increase flexibility, balance and focus. Enjoy stretching, strengthening, breathing, meditation and deep relaxation. Quiet the mind, renew the spirit and infuse your day and evening with peace and joy! This class is perfect for both new and continuing students.

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  19. Power Basics (Ages 18+)

    April 18, 2017, 6:00 PM - May 23, 2017, 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Power yoga is an active style of yoga, designed to elevate heart rate with calorie-burning poses and create heat in the body. This class will cover the basics of power yoga, creating a foundation for the beginning power yoga student. This style of yoga aims to increase endurance and stamina, and places a special emphasis on core strengthening, making it a great compliment to your current workout or gentle yoga practice. Beginners welcome! Six week class.

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  20. Egyptian Style Belly Dancing for Beginners (Ages 15+)

    April 18, 2017, 7:00 PM - May 23, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Egyptian style of belly dance involves every part of the body, targeting major muscles groups and working them in isolation or in opposition to other muscles. Major components of this type of dance include circular movements of the arms, hands, head, upper torso and hips. This class is a fun and effective way to exercise, relax and enjoy as an entertaining hobby. Six week program.

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  21. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+)

    April 18, 2017, 7:00 PM - May 23, 2017, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a new way to have fun and exercise? Swing Roanoke will be teaching classes to keep your feet moving all winter long! Each six week series of classes will cover various swing dances like East Coast Swing, 20's or 30's Charleston, Lindy Hop, and others. No partner is required and those with two left feet are welcome! No matter how many times you have come before-classes will have fresh material to learn in each series! Classes include one hour of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. April/May's class will be 3-Count Hustle. May/June's will be Swing 101.

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  22. Simple Mindfulness Yoga (Ages 18+)

    April 19, 2017, 4:30 PM - June 28, 2017, 5:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Simple and gentle yoga poses to help you unwind, relieve stress, feel great, and become more aware of your body, mind and breath. Increase flexibility, balance and focus. Enjoy stretching, strengthening, breathing, meditation and deep relaxation. Quiet the mind, renew the spirit and infuse your day and evening with peace and joy! This class is perfect for both new and continuing students.

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  23. Energizing Yoga Flow (Ages 18+)

    April 19, 2017, 5:45 PM - June 28, 2017, 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Elevate your energy level and feel invigorated in this yoga flow-style class. This class will lengthen muscles, provide overall toning and increase heart rate, as you move from one yoga asana (pose) to another. This class includes physical poses and breathing techniques. Additionally, this class will increase focus, flexibility and will incorporate a brief meditation and a deep relaxation at the end of class. Your body and mind will feel refreshed, renewed and restored. Ten week program.

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  24. Simple Mindfulness Yoga (Ages 18+)

    April 20, 2017, 9:30 AM - June 29, 2017, 10:30 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Simple and gentle yoga poses to help you unwind, relieve stress, feel great, and become more aware of your body, mind and breath. Increase flexibility, balance and focus. Enjoy stretching, strengthening, breathing, meditation and deep relaxation. Quiet the mind, renew the spirit and infuse your day and evening with peace and joy! This class is perfect for both new and continuing students.

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  25. Simple Mindfulness Yoga (Ages 18+)

    April 20, 2017, 10:45 AM - June 29, 2017, 11:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Simple and gentle yoga poses to help you unwind, relieve stress, feel great, and become more aware of your body, mind and breath. Increase flexibility, balance and focus. Enjoy stretching, strengthening, breathing, meditation and deep relaxation. Quiet the mind, renew the spirit and infuse your day and evening with peace and joy! This class is perfect for both new and continuing students.

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  26. Practical Yoga for Men (Ages 18+)

    April 20, 2017, 5:00 PM - May 25, 2017, 5:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Compliment your current workout or sport with this specially designed yoga class for men. Poses will focus on muscles to increase mobility in the hamstrings, shoulders, hips, lower back and more. Feel energized, stretched and toned after this 45 minute practice. This is a class for all skill levels, beginners welcome. Six week course.

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  27. Jazzercise (Ages 18+)

    April 21, 2017, 5:30 PM - May 23, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Jazzercise is a pulse-pounding, beat-pumping fitness program that gets you results fast. It's a calorie-torching, hip swiveling, Shakir'd-be-proud dance party with a hot playlist to distract you from the burn. These sessions are not prorated. Ten week program.

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  28. Refresher Weekend Yoga (Ages 18+)

    April 22, 2017, 9:30 AM - July 1, 2017, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Start your weekend with Saturday morning yoga feeling renewed, restored, and refreshed! Gentle and easy yoga stretches perfect for the first time yoga student, beginner, and continuing student. Enhance health, well being, and awareness of body, mind, and breath. Increase flexibility, calm the mind, and experience a welcomed sense of peace and joy! Ten week program.

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  29. Intermediate Obedience (Ages 18+)

    April 22, 2017, 10:45 AM - May 27, 2017, 11:45 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Step up your training! This six week intermediate course emphasizes the essential obedience commands needed for your dog to be a well-mannered companion. You will learn how to communicate clearly with your dog through the use of positive reinforcement. We also cover proper diet, leadership, exercise, confidence-building exercises and more. Verbal commands and hand signals include Sit, Down, Touch, Distance Stay, Look with Distractions, Leave it, Come, Heel, Place, Release, Tricks, and Agility. (Pre-requisite: Dogs must have graduated from Beginner Obedience.) Instruction provided by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  30. Beginner Obedience (Ages 18+)

    April 22, 2017, 12:00 PM - May 27, 2017, 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Sit, Down, Off and Drop It are just a few of the commands your dog will master.This six week beginner course is designed for any dogs over 6 months old. Your dog will socialize on-leash with other dogs. Exercises include Sit, Down, Off, Touch, Look, Take it, Drop it, Come, Settle, Wait, Stand, Loose Leash Walking, Parent Separation, Tricks, Agility and more. Discussion topics include Canine Personality Test, reading dogs' body cues, getting your dog to focus on you around distractions, impulse control, use of no-pull harnesses, and reinforcing good manners. (No pre-requisite.) Instructor: High Hopes Dog Training.

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  31. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    April 22, 2017, 1:15 PM - May 27, 2017, 2:15 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Does your puppy need some direction? Cute and adorable as they are-they just sometimes have difficulty listening and bad habits continue! This six week course is designed for puppies aged 10-24 weeks old. Your puppy will socialize off-leash with other puppies and people. Exercises include Name Recognition, Touch, Sit, Drop It, Down, Off, Gotcha, Come, Agility, and Pass the Puppy. Discussion topics include puppy development, house-training, chewing, grooming, play-biting, reading puppies' body language, building confidence, and extensive socialization outside of the class. Instructor: High Hopes Dog Training.

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  32. Volleyball Clinic (Ages 9-13)

    April 23, 2017, 4:00 PM - June 4, 2017, 5:30 PM @ Cave Spring Middle School

    Have a child who is interested in playing volleyball yet have no idea where to begin? If so, this clinic is perfect for them. Each participant will be schooled on the basics of volleyball including passing, serving, setting, spiking, digging, blocking and court positioning from high school coaches. The clinic is designed specifically to give beginner or intermediate level players the skills needed to try out for middle school and junior varsity volleyball.

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  33. Volleyball Clinic (Ages 9-13)

    April 24, 2017, 5:30 PM - June 5, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Cave Spring Middle School

    Have a child who is interested in playing volleyball yet have no idea where to begin? If so, this clinic is perfect for them. Each participant will be schooled on the basics of volleyball including passing, serving, setting, spiking, digging, blocking and court positioning from high school coaches. The clinic is designed specifically to give beginner or intermediate level players the skills needed to try out for middle school and junior varsity volleyball.

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  34. Ukulele For Kids (Ages 7-11)

    April 24, 2017, 6:00 PM - June 19, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The ukulele is a perfect introduction to stringed instruments and music in general. Bring ukulele to class. For kids age 7-11. Eight week program.

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  35. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    April 24, 2017, 6:30 PM - August 21, 2017, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  36. Harmony Band (Ages 12+)

    April 24, 2017, 7:05 PM - June 19, 2017, 8:20 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Instructional band with a focus on vocal harmony. Also open to instrumentalists (guitar, keyboard, ukulele, mandolin, bass) with two months of previous lessons. Eight week program.

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  37. Acrylics (18+)

    April 25, 2017 - May 30, 2017, All Day @ Brambleton Center

    Working in acrylics allows for maximum flexibility in color, ideas and techniques. This medium can be used like watercolor or oils. Acrylic paint drys quickly and when dry is permanent. Learn techniques through demonstration and classroom practice using glazes, knife work, texture, composition tips as well as many other methods. Working in acrylics are stress free because of the flexibility allowing for your work to evolve and advance! This class will be intriguing and fun for artists at all skill levels. First canvas is included in cost! *Note: supply list will now be given at the first class, not prior to class. Basic art supplies will be supplied during the first class.* Six program class. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  38. Portraits in Oil (18+)

    April 25, 2017 - May 30, 2017, All Day @ Brambleton Center

    Learn how to acquire a likeness of yourself or a loved one in Oils. Bring a photograph (5x7 or 8x10) in size that has a simple background , so that you can learn to study the structure of the face and head. Discover how to find the correct proportions using warm and cool colors and correct values to flesh out your portrait. First canvas is included in cost! *Note: supply list will now be given at the first class, not prior to class. Basic art supplies will be supplied during the first class.* Six program class. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  39. Spanish for Beginners (Ages 18+)

    April 25, 2017, 10:30 AM - June 6, 2017, 11:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Did you know that Spanish is the second most common language in the United States? If you took Spanish in school and want to brush up on your skills or you just want to learn a second language, this class is for you. This class will focus on vocabulary, introductory words and phrases at the Brambleton Center. Eight week program.

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  40. Volleyball Clinic (Ages 9-13)

    April 25, 2017, 6:00 PM - May 30, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Glenvar Middle School

    Have a child who is interested in playing volleyball yet have no idea where to begin? If so, this clinic is perfect for them. Each participant will be schooled on the basics of volleyball including passing, serving, setting, spiking, digging, blocking and court positioning from high school coaches. The clinic is designed specifically to give beginner or intermediate level players the skills needed to try out for middle school and junior varsity volleyball.

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  41. Drawing (18+)

    April 26, 2017 - May 31, 2017, All Day @ Brambleton Center

    Drawing is an essential first step in laying the base for painting in any media. Shapes, shading, lighting, picture composition, contour drawing, gesture drawing and one and two point perspectives will be covered in this six week program. First canvas is included in cost! *Note: supply list will now be given at the first class, not prior to class. Basic art supplies will be supplied during the first class.* Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  42. Oil Painting (18+)

    April 26, 2017 - May 31, 2017, All Day @ Brambleton Center

    Have a passion for painting? This course will cover surface preparation, palette layout, materials handling, color and shading techniques. Great for beginners, those who have painted with acrylics, or those who want to brush up on their skills. Six week program. First canvas is included in cost! *Note: supply list will now be given at the first class, not prior to class. Basic art supplies will be supplied during the first class.* Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  43. Watercolor (18+)

    April 26, 2017 - May 31, 2017, All Day @ Brambleton Center

    Enjoy a simplified step-by-step process while you learn to express yourself through watercolors. This class for the beginning student includes techniques such as wet paint on dry paper, wet into wet, lost edges, color glazing, color mixing, palette layout and different brush techniques. Sound composition in both still lifes and landscapes will also be covered. *Note: supply list will now be given at the first class, not prior to class. Basic watercolor paints will be supplied during the first class. Must bring own watercolor paper.* Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  44. Intermediate Spanish (Ages 18+)

    April 26, 2017, 5:45 PM - June 7, 2017, 6:45 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Already know some basic spanish but want to take your language skills to the next level? This class is for you. Brush up on your conversational skills and reinforce what you have already learned. Class is 8 weeks.

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  45. Cane Self Defense (Ages 18+)

    April 27, 2017, 9:00 AM - June 1, 2017, 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    This class will teach anyone the benefits of the cane and how to use the cane for stretching, strength, and developing better balance. The class will also demonstrate that the cane is more than a crutch, and it is in fact a source of confidence. Knowing how to use the cane will give an advantage to those who carry a cane, either due to age or disability. Master Ramsey is a certified 5th degree black belt in karate and has been teaching martial arts for over forty years and is currently a member in the American Cane Masters System.

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  46. Guitar for Absolute Beginners (Ages 12+)

    April 27, 2017, 5:45 PM - June 8, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Learn to tune, play chords, read tablature and perform easy melodies like Amazing Grace. Bring your own guitar to class. For ages 12 and up.

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  47. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    April 27, 2017, 6:45 PM - August 17, 2017, 8:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  48. Blues Band (Ages 18+)

    April 27, 2017, 7:05 PM - June 8, 2017, 8:20 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Instructional band for guitar, harmonica (key of C), keyboard, ukulele and bass students with two months of previous lessons. Perform real blues songs. Bring instrument to class. Eight week program.

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  49. Volleyball Clinic (Ages 9-13)

    April 28, 2017, 5:30 PM - June 2, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Glenvar Middle School

    Have a child who is interested in playing volleyball yet have no idea where to begin? If so, this clinic is perfect for them. Each participant will be schooled on the basics of volleyball including passing, serving, setting, spiking, digging, blocking and court positioning from high school coaches. The clinic is designed specifically to give beginner or intermediate level players the skills needed to try out for middle school and junior varsity volleyball.

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  50. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    April 29, 2017, 9:30 AM - August 19, 2017, 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  51. Adult Ballet (Ages 18+)

    May 1, 2017, 9:15 AM - June 12, 2017, 10:15 AM @ Brambleton Center

    This is a beginning level ballet class comprised of a 25 minute barre which will include basic positions, steps, and stretching, followed by a 20 minute centre consisting of arm positions and movement exercises. Participants may wear tights, leggings, or sweat pants, and either a leotard or sports top. Ballet slippers are recommended.

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  52. Bluegrass Banjo (16+)

    May 1, 2017, 6:00 PM - June 26, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Learn to play chords, rolls and songs in this introductory bluegrass style banjo class. Students must bring their own banjo to class. Eight week program.

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  53. Beginning Fiddle (Ages 16+)

    May 1, 2017, 7:30 PM - June 26, 2017, 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    This class is designed for beginners interested in learning to play the fiddle. Students will learn bowings, scales, and songs. Required materials: Fiddle (Violin) and bow.

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  54. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+)

    May 2, 2017, 9:30 AM - June 22, 2017, 10:30 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.

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  55. Adult Self Defense (Ages 18+)

    May 2, 2017, 12:00 PM - May 23, 2017, 1:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do you know how to defend yourself from an attacker? Learn how to recognize a potential threat. Learn how to avoid that threat. Learn how to deal with that threat. Learn how to use your body as a weapon, if needed. This is a four week program. Low impact. Simple body movements. Physical limitations are not a problem.

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  56. Yoga Based Stress Relief (Ages 18+)

    May 2, 2017, 5:30 PM - June 13, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years and has many scientifically proven health benefits, including relieving stress. If you currently have stress in your life and want to let it go, these simple chair based yoga poses, stretches, centering and breathing practices are designed to help you relieve stress and feel great again! Learn the causes of stress and have the tools to reduce the potentially devastating effects of stress on your body, mind and life. These simple and effective stress busters can be used by anyone, anywhere and at any time. This class will allow you to feel calm, peaceful and back in control of your life again! Perfect for both professionals and anyone who prefers to do yoga from a seated position and wants to relieve stress. Six week class.

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  57. Hydro Fit (Ages 15+)

    May 3, 2017, 9:00 AM - May 24, 2017, 9:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a refreshing, energizing low impact workout in the water? Hydro Fit is for you! Using the properties of water, aerobic exercises are designed to improve your cardiovascular endurance, coordination, agility, flexibility, and muscle strength. All fitness levels are welcome!

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  58. Zumba Toning (Ages 15+)

    May 3, 2017, 10:30 AM - May 24, 2017, 11:15 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Zumba Toning is perfect for those who want to party and want extra emphasis on toning and sculpting to define their muscles! Participants will use lightweight maraca-like Toning Sticks which enhance sense of rhythm and coordination, while toning target zones, including arms, core and lower body.

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  59. Barre (Ages 15+)

    May 3, 2017, 4:30 PM - May 24, 2017, 5:25 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Barre is a total body conditioning, strengthening, and lengthening class blending together ballet, Pilates, and light weights. You will focus on form, precision, fluidity, and small isometric movements. Each class will consist of a variety of exercises and movements placing emphasis on the core, seat, thighs, and arms. If you're ready for an invigorating no impact class which delivers maximum results then Barre is for you!

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  60. Core Worx (Ages 15+)

    May 3, 2017, 5:30 PM - May 24, 2017, 6:10 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Time to get toned in 40 minutes! Core Worx hones in on all the muscles from your shoulders to your knees specifically targeting your abdominals.

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  61. Aqua Boot Camp (Ages 15+)

    May 3, 2017, 6:00 PM - May 24, 2017, 6:50 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Ready to cross train? Ready to kick your water workout up a notch? Aqua Boot Camp is for you! Aqua Boot Camp is a fun and challenging workout which will give you an extra push to surpass your comfort zone. Aerobic and strength training will include plyometric moves, sprinting, jumping and hopping. Balance and core work will also be included. Join us as we sweat in the water!

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  62. Beginner Knitting (18+, W)

    May 3, 2017, 6:00 PM - May 24, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Looking for that perfect, relaxing activity on rainy days, warm evenings, or poolside? Try knitting! Discover the art of knitting in a casual, group setting with multi-talented instructor, Leah Marlow. This class is open to beginners and those looking for additional practice or to improve technique. Materials list will be provided to participants when class reaches minimum. This is a four week program.

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  63. Zumba (Ages 15+)

    May 3, 2017, 6:30 PM - May 24, 2017, 7:25 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Zumba Fitness is an explosive workout combining the motivating fusion of Latin and international music with unique moves and dynamic combinations allowing participants to dance away their worries.

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  64. Beginner Yoga (Ages 15+)

    May 3, 2017, 7:35 PM - May 24, 2017, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    New to Yoga? You can begin your practice here. You will discover how your breath can ease not only your mind but lengthen and strengthen your body. Together, you will work with the instructor on breath control, sun salutations, poses, and meditation. You will leave feeling renewed, relaxed, and re-energized.

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  65. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    May 4, 2017, 10:00 AM - June 26, 2017, 11:00 AM @ Brambleton 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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  66. Kid Fit (Ages 4-8)

    May 4, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 25, 2017, 10:45 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    A fun and challenging kid fitness class for those seeking to improve overall fitness or increase athletic performance. Combining games, obstacle courses, core work, aerobic exercise with a light stretch warm up and cool down, it is sure your kid will have a BLAST!

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  67. Kid Fit (Ages 9-14)

    May 4, 2017, 5:30 PM - May 25, 2017, 6:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    A fun and challenging kid fitness class for those seeking to improve overall fitness or increase athletic performance. Combining games, obstacle courses, core work, aerobic exercise with a light stretch warm up and cool down, it is sure your kid will have a BLAST!

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  68. Hydro Power (Ages 15+)

    May 4, 2017, 7:00 PM - May 25, 2017, 7:50 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Are you ready to increase the intensity of your water workout? If so, join us for Hydro Power! Participants are coached through a rugged workout of drills, tabatas, circuits, and interval training. Develop your muscular strength, endurance, and core strength in our 'liquid gym' with a variety of equipment. For intermediate and advanced participants.

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  69. Yoga (Ages 15+)

    May 5, 2017, 8:30 AM - May 26, 2017, 9:25 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Experience the link between mindful body movement and breath all the while building heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength in a supportive environment. Instructors often build the class around sun salutations and weave together poses which can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice.

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  70. Hydro Fit (Ages 15+)

    May 5, 2017, 9:00 AM - May 26, 2017, 9:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a refreshing, energizing low impact workout in the water? Hydro Fit is for you! Using the properties of water, aerobic exercises are designed to improve your cardiovascular endurance, coordination, agility, flexibility, and muscle strength. All fitness levels are welcome!

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  71. Ride n' Reps

    May 5, 2017, 9:30 AM - May 26, 2017, 10:25 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do you love cycling and weight training? Did you answer YES! Then, Ride n' Reps is for you! Ride n' Reps is everything you love about cycling with the addition of upper body muscle sculpting.

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  72. Aqua Sculpt (Ages 15+)

    May 5, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 26, 2017, 10:45 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Aqua Sculpt is a high energy, no bounce, no impact water exercise class. Aqua Sculpt focuses on total body strengthening by honing in on the body's core muscles and by utilizing the natural resistance of the water. Come to have fun, build strength, and sculpt your muscles!

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  73. Dancercise

    May 5, 2017, 10:30 AM - May 26, 2017, 11:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Dancercise is a 30 minute seated class great for those who want a fun and easy way to exercise all awhile increasing mobility and confidence. You will leave ready to move and groove throughout the rest of your day!

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  74. Aqua Kickboxing (Ages 15+)

    May 5, 2017, 5:30 PM - May 26, 2017, 6:20 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Aqua Kickboxing is an innovative, non-competitive class combining the benefits of water’s buoyancy and resistance to increase muscle strength, endurance, agility, coordination, balance, and core stability. Work at your pace while gaining new skills to boost your overall fitness with the opportunity to work out in water and reducing the risk of injury. Perfect for all fitness levels.

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  75. Fitness Fight Club (Ages 15+)

    May 5, 2017, 5:30 PM - June 2, 2017, 6:25 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Come and unleash your inner warrior in Fitness Fight Club! Join Lori Fadorick and Cecelia McKee for a fun, challenging kickboxing and muay thai inspired workout. After 25 minutes of intense cardio work, participants will use pads and gloves to simulate striking a real target. The class ends with an attack on the abs and a cool down. Join us to jab, cut, and strike your way to a stronger and leaner body.

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  76. Jazzercise/Jazzersculpt Unlimited (Ages 18+)

    May 5, 2017, 5:30 PM - July 14, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    This is a special offer for classes taught by Cindy Bryan at the Brambleton Center location only. Register online using course #31107 or call (540) 777-7529 to get this special rate.

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  77. Hydro Fit (Ages 15+)

    May 6, 2017, 9:00 AM - May 27, 2017, 9:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a refreshing, energizing low impact workout in the water? Hydro Fit is for you! Using the properties of water, aerobic exercises are designed to improve your cardiovascular endurance, coordination, agility, flexibility, and muscle strength. All fitness levels are welcome!

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  78. Zumba (Ages 15+)

    May 6, 2017, 9:30 AM - May 27, 2017, 10:25 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Zumba Fitness is an explosive workout combining the motivating fusion of Latin and international music with unique moves and dynamic combinations allowing participants to dance away their worries.

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  79. Barre (Ages 15+)

    May 7, 2017, 1:00 PM - May 28, 2017, 1:55 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Barre is a total body conditioning, strengthening, and lengthening class blending together ballet, Pilates, and light weights. You will focus on form, precision, fluidity, and small isometric movements. Each class will consist of a variety of exercises and movements placing emphasis on the core, seat, thighs, and arms. If you're ready for an invigorating no impact class which delivers maximum results then Barre is for you!

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  80. Yoga (Ages 15+)

    May 7, 2017, 3:30 PM - May 28, 2017, 4:25 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Experience the link between mindful body movement and breath all the while building heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength in a supportive environment. Instructors often build the class around sun salutations and weave together poses which can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice.

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  81. T'ai Chi (Ages 15+)

    May 8, 2017 - June 2, 2017, All Day @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Originally developed as a Martial Art for self defense, T'ai Chi is a non-competitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and dynamic stretching. It is sometimes described as 'Meditation in Motion' because it promotes serenity through gentle movement; connecting the mind, body, and spirit through as sequence of blissful postures. The class consists of slow intentional movements, incorporating breathing and mindful imagery. Its goal is to relax, strengthen, connect the physical body and mind, enhance the natural flow of Chi (life force), and improve one's health.

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  82. Aqua Zumba (Ages 15+)

    May 8, 2017, 8:00 AM - May 31, 2017, 8:45 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Splash your way into shape with an invigorating low-impact aquatic dance. Known as the Zumba 'pool party', the Aqua Zumba program gives new meaning to the idea of a refreshing workout. Integrating the Zumba philosophy with traditional aquatic fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba blends it all together into a workout that's cardio conditioning, body toning, and exhilarating beyond belief.

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  83. Pilates (Ages 18+)

    May 8, 2017, 8:30 AM - May 29, 2017, 9:25 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Lay down your gym mat and get ready to do a series of movements to stabilize, strengthen, and lengthen your core. Based on the principles of Joseph Pilates, this class can change the way your body looks, feels, and performs. Pilates builds strength without bulk, creates a sleek, toned body, and improves flexibility.

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  84. Yoga (Ages 15+)

    May 8, 2017, 8:30 AM - May 29, 2017, 9:25 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Experience the link between mindful body movement and breath all the while building heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength in a supportive environment. Instructors often build the class around sun salutations and weave together poses which can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice.

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  85. Hydro Fit (Ages 15+)

    May 8, 2017, 9:00 AM - May 29, 2017, 9:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a refreshing, energizing low impact workout in the water? Hydro Fit is for you! Using the properties of water, aerobic exercises are designed to improve your cardiovascular endurance, coordination, agility, flexibility, and muscle strength. All fitness levels are welcome!

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  86. Body Enrichment (Ages 55+)

    May 8, 2017, 10:00 AM - July 7, 2017, 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Exercise at a pace you can handle! Starting in a seated position, Body Enrichment is designed for women and men who want to increase their energy and improve balance and coordination. This all-around fitness class is for the student who wants to get involved in a program that is fun, successful and results oriented.

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  87. Twinges in the Hinges (Ages 15+)

    May 8, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 31, 2017, 10:45 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Join us in our indoor, heated pool to experience a water-based exercise program specifically designed to help participants improve joint flexibility, reduce pain, and stiffness while being supported by the water's buoyancy and resistance.

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  88. Zumba Gold (Ages 15+)

    May 8, 2017, 4:30 PM - May 29, 2017, 5:25 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want to feel the excitement of the popular Latin dance-exercise program geared to beginner or older adult participants? If YES, join us for Zumba Gold! Created to emphasize the basic steps of Zumba, this feel-happy program is easy to follow that everyone of all ages can do it!

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  89. Dance Fusion (Ages 15+)

    May 8, 2017, 5:30 PM - May 29, 2017, 6:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want to boogie on down in the water? Then join us for Dance Fusion! This high energy, fun, funky, and electric dance class is fused with cardio building moves such as kicking, punching, and hip swinging. Come to burn calories, tone your body, and to just have fun! All fitness levels are welcomed!

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  90. Jazzercise (Ages 18+)

    May 8, 2017, 5:30 PM - July 17, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Jazzercise is a pulse-pounding, beat-pumping fitness program that gets you results fast. It's a calorie-torching, hip swiveling, Shakir'd-be-proud dance party with a hot playlist to distract you from the burn. These sessions are not prorated. Ten week program.

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  91. Cardio Jam (Ages 15+)

    May 9, 2017 - June 1, 2017, All Day @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Fun, Dance and High Energy music is what Cardio Jam is all about! The upbeat music and easy to follow dance moves will burn calories and make your workout tons of fun. It’s easy, effective and totally energizing!

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  92. Extreme Boot Camp (Ages 15+)

    May 9, 2017 - June 1, 2017, All Day @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Come ready to work! Extreme bootcamp will challenge your limits and unlock your fitness potential. You will utilize body weight exercises with interval training and strength training, in a variety of formats and class styles designed to maximize your aerobic and anaerobic fitness. Class will be held outside when weather is nice.

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  93. Fit for Life

    May 9, 2017, 9:00 AM - June 1, 2017, 9:45 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Are you in need of a class to help you improve your endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility with low impact? If so, Fit For Life is for you! Joint friendly exercises, light weights and various equipment will be used in seated and standing exercises. Come to workout and come to enjoy the welcoming environment and the fun music!

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  94. Hydro Power (Ages 15+)

    May 9, 2017, 9:00 AM - June 1, 2017, 9:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Are you ready to increase the intensity of your water workout? If so, join us for Hydro Power! Participants are coached through a rugged workout of drills, tabatas, circuits, and interval training. Develop your muscular strength, endurance, and core strength in our 'liquid gym' with a variety of equipment. For intermediate and advanced participants.

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  95. Twinges in the Hinges (Ages 15+)

    May 9, 2017, 10:00 AM - June 1, 2017, 10:45 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Join us in our indoor, heated pool to experience a water-based exercise program specifically designed to help participants improve joint flexibility, reduce pain, and stiffness while being supported by the water's buoyancy and resistance.

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  96. Back in Shape

    May 9, 2017, 11:00 AM - June 1, 2017, 11:45 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Grab a chair, mat, and weights and be ready to improve your strength, balance, flexibility, and posture. A step up from Fit For Life, Back in Shape includes floor exercises in addition to seated and standing exercises. You will improve functional fitness for daily activities in a fun and encouraging environment.

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  97. Body Pump Express (Ages 15+)

    May 9, 2017, 12:15 PM - June 1, 2017, 1:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    BODY PUMP by Les Mills is the original barbell class! This 45 minute weight training Express class will challenge all of your major muscle groups! You will squat, press, and curl your way to a stronger self.

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  98. Metal Detecting (18+, Tu)

    May 9, 2017, 6:00 PM - May 23, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Looking for a new hobby? In this class you will learn the code of ethics, types of detectors, terminology, safety, and areas to hunt. Instructor Ed Francisco will also show you the proper techniques to retrieve your finds. All supplies for class are included.

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  99. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    May 10, 2017, 9:00 AM - June 9, 2017, 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    A mix of elements from yoga and pilates is used to create a workout that relieves stress, helps to gain coordination and balance, lose weight, and relax all at the same time. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program, twice a week for the morning session.

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  100. Jazzercise (Ages 18+)

    May 11, 2017, 6:35 PM - July 13, 2017, 7:35 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Jazzercise is a pulse-pounding, beat-pumping fitness program that gets you results fast. It's a calorie-torching, hip swiveling, Shakir'd-be-proud dance party with a hot playlist to distract you from the burn. These sessions are not prorated. Ten week program.

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  101. Pilates & Barre (Ages 18+)

    May 16, 2017, 12:00 PM - June 22, 2017, 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    This low impact, effective program firms, lengthens, and shapes muscles to their optimal form! We start with warm-up exercises and stretches based in Pilates, then we use light hand weights for toning the upper body, followed by highly effective deep tissue concentrated exercises to work the thighs and seat. We will finish with abdominal- targeting mat work. You will feel new strength, increased flexibility, and more graceful. Twelve class program. Instructor: Heather Richardson.

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  102. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    May 16, 2017, 6:00 PM - June 20, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Does your puppy need some direction? Cute and adorable as they are-they just sometimes have difficulty listening and bad habits continue! This six week course is designed for puppies aged 10-24 weeks old. Your puppy will socialize off-leash with other puppies and people. Exercises include Name Recognition, Touch, Sit, Drop It, Down, Off, Gotcha, Come, Agility, and Pass the Puppy. Discussion topics include puppy development, house-training, chewing, grooming, play-biting, reading puppies' body language, building confidence, and extensive socialization outside of the class. Instructor: High Hopes Dog Training.

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  103. Tennis Lessons (Ages 8-12)

    May 16, 2017, 6:00 PM - May 25, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Walrond Park

    Roanoke County is pleased to offer a fun and exciting series of tennis lessons for beginner level junior players with little or no tennis experience. This program is perfect for improving childrens coordination, agility, and fitness. Registration fee includes instruction from current and former college coaches and players on the basics of the tennis stroke, court positioning and scoring system. Registration is limited to allow for adequate court time and personalized instruction for all participants. In the event of inclement weather, instructor will contact all registered participants with make up dates.

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  104. Japanese Karate (Ages 6-9)

    May 16, 2017, 6:30 PM - June 20, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Self-discipline, confidence, coordination , awareness, improved memory & focus, and how to protect oneself against a verbal or physical attack if needed are lessons in a structured class of Karate. Learn to use the mind as well as the body to resolve conflict. Karate is a sport that one can do at any age. It is great for kids as well as adults. Many adults have taken karate earlier in their lives. It is time to start back-all levels welcome. This is a light contact class. We work with many people with physical limitations.

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  105. Tennis Lessons (Ages 16+)

    May 16, 2017, 7:00 PM - May 25, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Walrond Park

    Roanoke County is pleased to offer a fun and exciting series of tennis lessons for beginner level adult players with little or no tennis experience. This program is perfect for improving your coordination, agility, and fitness. Registration fee includes instruction from current and former college coaches and players on the basics of the tennis stroke, court positioning and scoring system. Registration is limited to allow for adequate court time and personalized instruction for all participants. In the event of inclement weather, instructor will contact all registered participants with make up dates.

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  106. Beginner Obedience (Ages 18+)

    May 16, 2017, 7:15 PM - June 20, 2017, 8:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Sit, Down, Off and Drop It are just a few of the commands your dog will master.This six week beginner course is designed for any dogs over 6 months old. Your dog will socialize on-leash with other dogs. Exercises include Sit, Down, Off, Touch, Look, Take it, Drop it, Come, Settle, Wait, Stand, Loose Leash Walking, Parent Separation, Tricks, Agility and more. Discussion topics include Canine Personality Test, reading dogs' body cues, getting your dog to focus on you around distractions, impulse control, use of no-pull harnesses, and reinforcing good manners. (No pre-requisite.) Instructor: High Hopes Dog Training.

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  107. Japanese Karate (Ages 10+)

    May 16, 2017, 7:30 PM - June 20, 2017, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Self-discipline, confidence, coordination , awareness, improved memory & focus, and how to protect oneself against a verbal or physical attack if needed are lessons in a structured class of Karate. Learn to use the mind as well as the body to resolve conflict. Karate is a sport that one can do at any age. It is great for kids as well as adults. Many adults have taken karate earlier in their lives. It is time to start back-all levels welcome. This is a light contact class. We work with many people with physical limitations.

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  108. Homeschool Karate (Ages 5-13)

    May 17, 2017, 10:00 AM - June 21, 2017, 11:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Karate teaches, discipline, confidence, awareness, and focus. Karate for home schooled kids helps with socialization, as well as training their minds and bodies. This course is a light contact sport. We have three objectives in this class. Train how to avoid a potential threat, with body language, and voice. What to do if the situation escalates. Finally how to defend oneself, if conflict is unavoidable. This is a six week course.

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  109. Kinder Dance (Ages 3-5)

    May 22, 2017 - June 5, 2017, All Day @ 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. Parents will be contacted after enrollment regarding shoes and dress for classes. There is an annual administration fee for Kinderdance of $15 for new participants. If you have not had a class in the past year with Kinderdance, please choose the fee with $15 added to it. Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  110. Pilates & Barre (Ages 18+)

    May 22, 2017, 10:30 AM - July 7, 2017, 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    This low impact, effective program firms, lengthens, and shapes muscles to their optimal form! We start with warm-up exercises and stretches based in Pilates, then we use light hand weights for toning the upper body, followed by highly effective deep tissue concentrated exercises to work the thighs and seat. We will finish with abdominal- targeting mat work. You will feel new strength, increased flexibility, and more graceful. Twelve class program. Instructor: Heather Richardson.

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  111. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    May 22, 2017, 5:00 PM - July 31, 2017, 6:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A mix of elements from yoga and pilates is used to create a workout that relieves stress, helps to gain coordination and balance, lose weight, and relax all at the same time. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  112. Total Body Workout (Ages 18+)

    May 22, 2017, 5:30 PM - July 17, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    STABLE AND STRONG! Increase your energy level. Improve your cardio fitness. Lose body fat. Strengthen, sculpt and tone your muscles. Eight week program.

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  113. Kinder Tots (Age 2)

    May 23, 2017, 9:00 AM - June 6, 2017, 9:30 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. Parents will be contacted after enrollment regarding shoes and dress for classes. There is an annual administration fee for Kinderdance of $15 for new participants. If you have not had a class in the past year with Kinderdance, please choose the fee with $15 added to it. Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  114. Rhythm Riders (Ages 18+)

    May 23, 2017, 5:45 PM - June 29, 2017, 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Ride to the rhythm of the music for a healthier body, mind and spirit! Come to class tired and leave energized! You will be riding to Rock n Roll, Blues, Pop and Contemporary music, for the best cardio workout you can achieve! Your instructor is fun, energetic and ready to help guide you to your next fitness level. All fitness levels are welcome; beginners are encouraged to start here. Experienced cyclist are encouraged to come inside out of the elements for a premium cardio workout. Rhythm Riders will be training with intervals, hill rides, mountain climbs, flat sprints, attack sprints, and other challenging exercises. Please bring your own water and towel for class. 6 week course.

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  115. Kids Yoga (Ages 3-5)

    May 24, 2017, 5:30 PM - June 7, 2017, 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Kids Yoga is a class where children participate in fun fitness, playful movements with strength and flexibility, as well as relaxation benefits with breathing techniques all done to child friendly music. Parents will be contacted after enrollment regarding shoes and dress for classes. There is an annual administration fee for Kinderdance of $15 for new participants. If you have not had a class in the past year with Kinderdance, please choose the fee with $15 added to it. Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  116. Kinder Tots (Age 2)

    May 25, 2017, 9:00 AM - June 8, 2017, 9:30 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. Parents will be contacted after enrollment regarding shoes and dress for classes. There is an annual administration fee for Kinderdance of $15 for new participants. If you have not had a class in the past year with Kinderdance, please choose the fee with $15 added to it. Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  117. Kinder Dance (Ages 3-5)

    May 27, 2017, 9:00 AM - June 10, 2017, 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. Parents will be contacted after enrollment regarding shoes and dress for classes. There is an annual administration fee for Kinderdance of $15 for new participants. If you have not had a class in the past year with Kinderdance, please choose the fee with $15 added to it. Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  118. Level 2 Swimming Lessons (Ages 5-12)

    May 30, 2017, 5:00 PM - June 22, 2017, 5:40 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Our swimmers continue to build on the basic skills learned in Level 1 in the Level 2 class. The student will become more confident and be able to swim short distances by themselves. Students in this class should be very comfortable going under the water. Emphasis in this class is on learning to float without support, alternating arms and leg actions on front and back along with rotary breathing. Safety lessons are ever present in order to ensure our participant's safety around all water environments. Fun is not forgotten either!

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  119. Level 3 Swimming Lessons (Ages 5-12)

    May 30, 2017, 5:00 PM - June 22, 2017, 5:40 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Now you're really a swimmer! Swimmers in this class are very confident and comfortable in the water. Dolphin kick and breast stroke are introduced but there is a lot of emphasis on rotary breathing and being able to swim the distance of our lap lane without stopping. By the time a participant passes this level they will have achieved basic water competency skills according to the new American Red Cross standards. Safety lessons become more in depth and cover more topics.

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  120. Level 4 Swimming Lessons (Ages 5-12)

    May 30, 2017, 5:00 PM - June 22, 2017, 5:40 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Participants in this class will focus on developing all the strokes. Upon completion of this class participants will have been introduced to butterfly, sidestroke, breaststroke and turns on the wall. There will be a focus on swimming the length of the pool and improving rotary breathing skills in order that efficiency is improved. This class is appropriate for the young or new swim team member that wants to continue to improve. Don't worry... safety lessons continue.

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  121. Tidal Waves (Ages 4-5)

    May 30, 2017, 5:00 PM - June 22, 2017, 5:40 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Jump in, float, and swim! Children will continue to build upon the skills introduced in Big Ripples and become more proficient in their swimming abilities. Children in Tidal Waves should be comfortable with their face in the water and be independent. This class is designed for a 4-5 year old who is confident in the water and not a beginner. They will learn arm strokes and kicking with freestyle and back stroke and be introduced to rotary breathing. To pass this class a child must be able to float on their back and stomach independently. Water safety is highly emphasized in this class and discussed at every opportunity. Children will move directly to Level 2 after completion of this course.

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  122. Tiny Bubbles (Ages 18-36 months)

    May 30, 2017, 5:00 PM - June 22, 2017, 5:30 PM @ 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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  123. Baby Drops (Ages 6-18 months)

    May 30, 2017, 5:40 PM - June 22, 2017, 6:10 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    No need to wait! Start the process of introducing your baby to the water sooner rather than later. This parent and child class will start building your baby's confidence and swimming readiness. What a fun opportunity for you and your child to explore the water and become adjusted together. Parents will learn basic water skills to keep their children safe and help them to love the water. Safety information and teaching techniques will be provided to parents. Parental participation is required.

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  124. Big Ripples (Ages 4-5)

    May 30, 2017, 5:50 PM - June 22, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Celebrate your child's independence in the water. This is the first class that children participate in the lesson without a caregiver. They must be comfortable separating from their parents and be able to follow safety rules. Children are encouraged to develop arm strokes, kicking, floating, and submerging independently. Safety lessons will be more in depth. It is geared towards beginner swimmers in the 4-5 age range.

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  125. Level 1 Swimming Lessons (Ages 5-12)

    May 30, 2017, 5:50 PM - June 22, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's have fun learning to swim! This is a class for the older beginning swimmer to become comfortable and confident in the water. They will gain basic aquatic skills including; beginning swimming strokes, breath control, floating, and kicking - all of which will help to keep them safe. Games and activities will help teach them to enjoy and become adjusted to the water. In addition, they will participate in a safety lesson each lesson that will encourage them to be safe around all aquatic environments. The goal is a positive attitude towards swimming and water safety.

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  126. Adult Beginner Swim Lessons (Ages 16+)

    May 30, 2017, 6:00 PM - June 22, 2017, 6:45 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    It's never too late to learn how to swim! Our swim instructors will provide an introductory water program designed for adults or teens that may be fearful about participation in water activities or need assistance developing their basic swimming skills. This is a comfortable, non-threatening environment and with very patient instructors who want to help participants conquer their fear of the water and learn to swim.

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  127. Adult Stroke Refinement (Ages 16+)

    May 30, 2017, 6:00 PM - June 22, 2017, 6:45 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Jump in and take this opportunity to increase your swimming efficiency and gain confidence. This is a class intended for those who would like assistance with improving their stroke technique, breathing pattern, and endurance. We welcome those who are looking to improve their basic strokes, become a fitness swimmer or train for a triathlon.

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  128. Little Splashes (Ages 3-4)

    May 30, 2017, 6:20 PM - June 29, 2017, 6:50 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Come enjoy swimming with your child as they acquire basic aquatic skills that willl encourage their love of the water. This class is the foundation of swimming skills for years to come. While parental participation is required in this class, there will be some time of independent swimming. This time will help your child separate from you and help to discover if they are ready to go to the next level without you. Parents will still be provided with water safety information to keep your entire family safe around aquatic environments.

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  129. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+)

    May 30, 2017, 7:00 PM - July 11, 2017, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a new way to have fun and exercise? Swing Roanoke will be teaching classes to keep your feet moving all winter long! Each six week series of classes will cover various swing dances like East Coast Swing, 20's or 30's Charleston, Lindy Hop, and others. No partner is required and those with two left feet are welcome! No matter how many times you have come before-classes will have fresh material to learn in each series! Classes include one hour of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. April/May's class will be 3-Count Hustle. May/June's will be Swing 101.

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  130. Hydro Fit (Ages 15+)

    May 31, 2017, 9:00 AM - June 21, 2017, 9:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a refreshing, energizing low impact workout in the water? Hydro Fit is for you! Using the properties of water, aerobic exercises are designed to improve your cardiovascular endurance, coordination, agility, flexibility, and muscle strength. All fitness levels are welcome!

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  131. Zumba Toning (Ages 15+)

    May 31, 2017, 10:30 AM - June 21, 2017, 11:15 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Zumba Toning is perfect for those who want to party and want extra emphasis on toning and sculpting to define their muscles! Participants will use lightweight maraca-like Toning Sticks which enhance sense of rhythm and coordination, while toning target zones, including arms, core and lower body.

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  132. Barre (Ages 15+)

    May 31, 2017, 4:30 PM - June 21, 2017, 5:25 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Barre is a total body conditioning, strengthening, and lengthening class blending together ballet, Pilates, and light weights. You will focus on form, precision, fluidity, and small isometric movements. Each class will consist of a variety of exercises and movements placing emphasis on the core, seat, thighs, and arms. If you're ready for an invigorating no impact class which delivers maximum results then Barre is for you!

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  133. Core Worx (Ages 15+)

    May 31, 2017, 5:30 PM - June 21, 2017, 6:10 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Time to get toned in 40 minutes! Core Worx hones in on all the muscles from your shoulders to your knees specifically targeting your abdominals.

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  134. Cycle for Beginners (Ages 18+)

    May 31, 2017, 5:45 PM - June 28, 2017, 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    When you think of indoor cycling, do you think, “They go too fast”; “I can’t keep up”; “Cycling is uncomfortable!”; “It’s too intense for me”? Have you wanted to try but have been too intimidated? If so, try our Cycle for Beginners class where you cycle at your own pace! This class is specifically designed for the beginner and will spend half the class during the first week learning bike set-up, cycle terminology and how to ride comfortably. You'll end the 5 weeks feeling more confident about indoor cycling and will have gotten a great workout.

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  135. Aqua Boot Camp (Ages 15+)

    May 31, 2017, 6:00 PM - June 21, 2017, 6:50 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Ready to cross train? Ready to kick your water workout up a notch? Aqua Boot Camp is for you! Aqua Boot Camp is a fun and challenging workout which will give you an extra push to surpass your comfort zone. Aerobic and strength training will include plyometric moves, sprinting, jumping and hopping. Balance and core work will also be included. Join us as we sweat in the water!

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  136. Jazzersculpt (Ages 18+)

    May 31, 2017, 6:30 PM - August 2, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Experience the Jazzercise version of toning and strengthening, focusing on endurance and flexibility. You will use hand weights and do some mat work to get yourself in shape! Ten week program.

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  137. Zumba (Ages 15+)

    May 31, 2017, 6:30 PM - June 21, 2017, 7:25 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Zumba Fitness is an explosive workout combining the motivating fusion of Latin and international music with unique moves and dynamic combinations allowing participants to dance away their worries.

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  138. Beginner Yoga (Ages 15+)

    May 31, 2017, 7:35 PM - June 21, 2017, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    New to Yoga? You can begin your practice here. You will discover how your breath can ease not only your mind but lengthen and strengthen your body. Together, you will work with the instructor on breath control, sun salutations, poses, and meditation. You will leave feeling renewed, relaxed, and re-energized.

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