FALL 2019 CLASSES

 

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DANCE & MOVEMENT-Ballet, Irish Step, Hip Hop, BollyX, Tap & more!

Continuing Bollywood Dance (All Ages)
with Gina Deibel
Sundays, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fall Term: September 8 through January 26 (no class 12/22, & 12/29)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 8, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio

Bollywood dance is bold, dramatic, gender-neutral, and fun!

Advanced Beginning/Continuing Ballet
with Elizabeth Call
Mondays, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Fall Term: September 9 through January 27 (no class 12/23, & 12/30)
Term Tuition: $270 if registered on or before September 9, $290 if registered after.
Single drop-in: $20, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
This class is suitable for older children who have had at least 2 years of ballet training, and for adults with some ballet experience. Attire: pink tights, pink ballet slippers.

Pre-Pointe & Pointe
with Elizabeth Call
Mondays, 8:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Fall Term: September 9 through January 27 (no class 12/23, & 12/30)
Term Tuition: $90 if registered on or before September 9, $110 if registered after.
No drop-in permitted
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
This class will focus on exercises to develop strength in the feet, lower legs, and core to dance on pointe. At least 2 years of ballet instruction is necessary, as well as permission of the instructor. If new to pointe work, please do not purchase shoes without contacting the instructor through Hubbard Hall first.
Attire: pink tights, pink pointe, or pre-pointe shoes.

Barre Fit
with Elizabeth Call
Tuesdays, 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Fall Term: Three 6-week sessions
Session A: September 10 through October 15
Session B: October 22 through November 26
Session C: January 7 through February 11
Term Tuition: $60 per Session. Single-drop-in $15, First for $5
Barre Fit uses traditional ballet barre exercises to strengthen and tone core muscles, increase flexibility, balance and grace, all done to inspiring classical and light jazz music.

Tap (Ages 7 – 12)
with Lindsay Shaner
Tuesdays, 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Fall Term: September 10 through January 28 (no class 11/26, 12/24, & 12/31)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 10, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
A beginner/ advanced beginner level Tap class. We will focus on fundamental tap steps, exploring different styles and rhythms.

 
Beginner Irish Dance (Ages 7 to Adult)
with Darcy May
Wednesdays, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fall Term: September 11 through January 29 (no classes 11/27, 12,25, & 1/1)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 11, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
A beginning level Irish Step Dance class where dancers ages 7 to adult will learn the basics of Irish step dance and traditional beginner soft shoe Irish jig and reel steps.

Adult Irish Dance (Ages 18 & Up)
with Darcy May
Wednesdays, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fall Term: September 11 through January 29 (no classes 11/27, 12,25, & 1/1)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 11, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
A beginning level Irish Step Dance class where adult dancers will learn the basics of Irish step dance and traditional beginner soft shoe Irish jig and reel steps. Movement clothes and sense of humor are a plus!

Beginner Ballet & Tap (Ages 5-8)
with Lindsay Shaner
Wednesdays, 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Fall Term: September 11 through January 29 (no classes 11/27, 12,25, & 1/1)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 11, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in $15, First for $5.
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
An introduction to the basics of ballet and tap, each class will consist of both styles.

Hip Hop (Ages 8-12)
with Lindsay Shaner
Wednesdays, 6:50 pm – 7:35 pm
Fall Term: September 11 through January 29 (no classes 11/27, 12,25, & 1/1)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 11, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in: $15, First for $5.
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
A fun, upbeat class, dancing to the latest age-appropriate music.

Hip Hop (Ages 13-18)
with Lindsay Shaner
Wednesdays, 7:40 pm -8:25 pm
Fall Term: September 11 through January 29 (no classes 11/27, 12,25, & 1/1)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 11, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in: $15, First for $5.
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
Are you ready to have fun and dance?

Pre-Ballet (Ages 3-4)
with Carman Bogle
Thursdays, 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Fall Term: September 12 through January 30 (no class 11/28, 12/26, & 1/2)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 12, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in: $15, First for $5.
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
This class introduces young dancers to the basic movements of ballet.

Intro to Ballet (Ages 5-6)
with Carman Bogle
Thursdays, 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Fall Term: September 12 through January 30 (no class 11/28, 12/26, & 1/2)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 12, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in: $15, First for $5.
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
This class introduces dancers to the foundations of the ballet class structure.

Beginning Ballet (Ages 7 & up)
with Carman Bogle
Thursdays, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Fall Term: September 12 through January 30 (no class 11/28, 12/26, & 1/2)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 12, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in: $15, First for $5.
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
This class focuses on perfecting ballet techniques through barre work, center work, and allegro work (jumping).

BollyX (Ages 13 and Up)
with Gina Deibel
Thursdays, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fall Term: Three 6-week sessions
Session A: September 12 through October 17
Session B: October 24 through December 5 (no class 11/28)
Session C: December 12 through January 30 (no class 12/26, & 1/2)
Term tuition: $60 per session, Single drop-in: $15, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
BollyX is a powerful and high intensity Bollywood dance cardio workout.

Advanced Beginner Irish 2
with Darcy May
Fridays, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fall Term: September 13 through January 31 (no class 11/29, 12/27, & 1/3)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 13, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
This class is for students who have completed Irish 1 at Hubbard Hall, or have 1- or 2-years Irish step dance experience.

Advanced Beginner Irish 3
with Darcy May
Fridays, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Fall Term: September 13 through January 31 (no class 11/29, 12/27, & 1/3)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 13, $200 if registered after
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
This class is for students who have completed Irish 2 at Hubbard Hall, or have 1- or 2-years Irish step dance experience.

Intermediate Irish 2
with Darcy May
Fridays, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Fall Term: September 13 through January 31 (no class 11/29, 12/27, & 1/3)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 13, $200 if registered after
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
This class is for students who have a few years of Irish dance experience.

Irish 8
with Darcy May
Fridays, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Fall Term: September 13 through January 31 (no class 11/29, 12/27, & 1/3)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 13, $200 if registered after
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
Dancers in this class will be learning a new slip jig for a larger choreography, as well as a traditional hard-shoe Set Dance.

Advanced Irish
with Darcy May
Fridays, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fall Term: September 13 through January 31 (no class 11/29, 12/27, & 1/3)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 13, $200 if registered after
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
Advanced Irish dancers with several years of experience will take part in an entirely new treble reel choreography, as well as a traditional hard-shoe Set Dance.

Parent & Me Movement (Ages 18 mo. -2yrs)
with Lindsay Shaner
Saturdays, 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Fall Term: Two 6-week sessions,
Session A: September 14 through October 19
Session B: October 26 through December 7 (no class 11/30)
Session Tuition: $30 per session, Single drop-in: $7, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
Parents and toddlers will spend time each week dancing and moving together.

Ballet & Tumbling (Ages 3-5)
with Lindsay Shaner
Saturdays, 9:35 am – 10:20 am
Fall Term: Two 6-week sessions,
Session A: September 14 through October 19
Session B: October 26 through December 7 (no class 11/30)
Session Tuition: $60 per Session, Single drop-in: $15, First for $5.
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
These little dancers will engage their imaginations while learning basic, foundational ballet positions and movements along with beginner tumbling skills.

Little Hip Hop (Ages 5-7)
with Lindsay Shaner
Saturdays, 10:25 am – 11:10 am
Fall Term: September 14 through February 1 (no class 11/30, 12/21, 12/28, & 1/4)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 14, $200 if registered after
Single drop-in: $15, First for $5.
Beacon Feed Dance Studio
Let’s Dance! Students will learn introductory hip hop movements and use their own creativity as they dance to age-appropriate music.

MARTIAL ARTS – Tai Ji and Karate

Continuing Tai Ji (All Ages)
with Scott Carrino
Tuesdays, 8:00 am-9:30 am
Fall Term: 20 weeks, September 3 through January 28
Term Tuition: $270 if registered on or before September 3, $290 if registered after.
Half Term Tuition: $140
Single drop-in: $15, First for $5
Yoga & Tai Ji Any Class Pass: $55 for a 4 class pass (see website for details)
Beacon Feed Dance Studio

Tai Ji is an ancient martial art rooted in Chinese Taoism, practiced in slow and graceful forms using gentle movements. Wear loose, comfortable clothing in layers and bring light, sturdy footwear.

Karate 1 & 2 (Ages 5 -12)
with Alan Haskell
Tuesdays, 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Fall Term: September 10 through January 28 (no class 12/24, & 12/31)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 10, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio

Are you looking for an activity for your youngster that will instill discipline and self-confidence? Participation in a martial arts class has been proven to do just that. A Karate uniform is recommended however a t-shirt and loose-fitting, ankle-length pants are acceptable.

Karate 3 (Ages 13-18)
with Alan Haskell
Tuesdays, 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Fall Term: September 10 through January 28 (no class 12/24, & 12/31)
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before September 10, $200 if registered after.
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Beacon Feed Dance Studio

Build your discipline and self-confidence by participating in a martial arts class that has been proven to do just that. A Karate uniform is recommended however a t-shirt and loose-fitting, ankle-length pants are acceptable.

Beginning Tai Ji & Qi Gong (All Ages)
with Scott Carrino
Thursdays, 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Fall Term: 20 weeks, September 5 through January 30
Term Tuition: $270 if registered on or before September 5, $290 if registered after.
Single drop-in: $15, First for $5
Yoga & Tai Ji Any Class Pass: $55 for a 4 class pass (see website for details)
Beacon Feed Dance Studio

Tai Ji is an ancient martial art rooted in Chinese Taoism, practiced in slow and graceful forms using gentle movements. Wear loose, comfortable clothing in layers and bring light, sturdy footwear (no street shoes) and a beginner’s mind to class.

YOGA, FITNESS & HEALING ARTS

Gentle Morning Yoga (All Ages)
with Zaidee Bliss
Mondays 8:30 am-9:45 am
Fall Term: 20 weeks, September 2 through January 27
Full Term Tuition: $240 if registered on or before September 2, $260 if registered after.
Half Term Tuition: $130
Yoga & Tai Ji Any Class Pass: $55 for a 4-class pass (see website for details)
Single drop-in: $15, First for $5
Healing Arts Studio at the Freight Depot
In this class we will gently and mindfully build strength, release held tension and encourage flexibility and suppleness. Please wear comfortable clothing.

GYROKINESIS Refresher “Sit Down & Shape Up!”
with Jacquie West Farbman
Mondays, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fall Monthly Workshops: September 30, October 21, & November 11
Term Tuition for all 3 Workshops: $30, Single drop-in: $15, First for $5
Healing Arts Studio at the Freight Depot

GYROKINESIS “Sit Down & Shape Up!”
with Jacquie West Farbman
Tuesday, 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Fall Term: 4-week Workshop: October 8 through October 29
Term Tuition: $40, Single drop-in: $15, First for $5
Healing Arts Studio at the Freight Depot

Feel Good doing rhythmic, circular movements that boost energy flow, release tight joints, and improve posture & strength. Prevention Magazine wrote “Gyrokinesis is a seated workout that combines the core-strengthening benefits of Pilates, the grace of dance, the fluidity of swimming, and the energy lift of tai chi in one simple, dynamic routine.” Done seated on a stool with some floor and standing movement. Suitable for all fitness levels.

Gentle Evening Yoga (All Ages)  *NEW*
with Jennifer Burke
Tuesdays, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Fall Term: 18 weeks, September 24 through January 28
Term Tuition: $180 if registered on or before October 1st, $200 if registered after.
Half Term Tuition: $100
Yoga Any Class Pass: $55 for a 4-class pass (see website for details)
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Healing Arts Studio at the Freight Depot
Join us Tuesday evenings for a gentle yoga class and you’ll be saying TGIT (Thank Goodness It’s Tuesday), renew and soothe the mind and body.  This class is open to all levels.  Please wear comfortable clothing.

Wednesday Yoga: Alignment Centered Hatha Yoga (Ages 13 and Up)
with Zaidee Bliss
Wednesdays, 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Fall Term: 20 weeks, September 4 through January 29 (no class 11/27, 12/25, & 1/1)
Term Tuition: $270 if registered on or before September 4, $290 if registered after.
Half Term Tuition: $140
Yoga & Tai Ji Any Class Pass: $55 for a 4-class pass (see website for details)
Single drop-in: $15, First for $5
Healing Arts Studio at the Freight Depot
With a focus on alignment and the development of body awareness.

Strong & Joyful Yoga *NEW*
with Janet Buonanno
Thursdays, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Fall Term: 6 weeks, September 26 to October 31
Term Tuition: $60
Yoga Any Class Pass: $55 for a 4 class pass (see website for details)
Single drop-in $15, First for $5
Healing Arts Studio at the Freight Depot
This vinyasa class includes thoughtful warm-ups, sun salutations, and movement intended to explore our strength, flexibility and balance. We will make space for breath and stillness, and tune into the joy in being in this body, right now. Please wear comfortable clothing.

Essentrics (Ages 13 and Up)
with Terry Dansin
Saturday, 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Fall Term: Three 6-week sessions
Session B: October 19 through November 23
Session C: January 11 through February 15
Term tuition: $60 per session, Single drop-in: $15, First for $5
Healing Arts Studio at the Freight Depot
Essentrics (TM) Release, Rebalance & Restore: This continuous workout rebalances your body by activating all your muscles, freeing your joints, and strengthening your core. Fun and easy to follow for the beginner to advanced mover, this full-body technique works through your muscle chains, liberating your range of motion , relieving tension and in the process increasing overall mobility and tone.

*Unfortunately Elizabeth Dunn is unable to teach her Yoga classes this Fall, we have found two new yoga instructors, Janet Buonanno who will teach Strong and Joyful Yoga on Thursday evenings and Jennifer Burke who will teach Gentle Evening Yoga on Tuesday evenings. See above for class details.