Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Fall is coming

We're gearing up for fall and it's going to be a whammer!

Registration is open for Music Together in Athens. Please click HERE for more information and to sign up!

Some other classes we have in store for you include:

ARTS LIVE! produced by Appalachian Progressive Education and ARTS/West, is a brand new program that provides local teens with a fun and casual place to gather, learn, explore and thrive. Weekly sessions will include theater and improv games, movie nights, dance nights and workshop hosted by local artists and artisans. All future program content is to be determined by the student participants.

Fridays, 6:00-8:00pm. Whether you’re a budding young artist looking for a place to exercise and express your artistic talents or a local teen looking for somewhere to hang out with friends, try new things and meet new people, ARTS LIVE! is a safe, fun and creative space for teens from the Athens and local communities to get out, hang out and be creative! This is YOUR space, so come, raise your voice and share in the fun!

R.S.V.P. to:
ARTS LIVE on facebook
or call Beth at 614-937-6096

Belly Dancing: Open your heart, body and mind to unaccustomed rhythms and movement while empowering yourself to appreciate your body through a dance that celebrates the womanly form, no matter what size or shape.


Basics: 5:15pm-6:15pm

Advanced: 6pm- 7:15pm

Inquiries and registration call Ellie Olin at 740-590-1896

Burmese Bando Yoga And Aerobic Workout For Women & Girls. Get in shape at your own pace and have fun in a supportive class! WHEN: Monday and Thursday 5:30 to 6:45 COST: $5.00 per class or $30.00 per month. Bring a yoga mat or blanket and wear athletic shoes & comfortable clothing.

Inquiries: call Cheryl at 740-594-7452
All women and girls welcome!

Creative Endeavors Workshop will continue to offer arts based enrichment and homework help after school on weekdays from 2:30-5:30 for Athens City School students. Our program is child-centered and focuses on project based learning. We offer a wide range of artistic projects based on the student’s interests. Creative Endeavors Workshop located at ARTS/West, contact information contact Paul Kristofco: (740) 591-6432,

Mama And Baby Yoga!

Ages 4 weeks to crawling
You have already bonded with your child as he or she grew inside you for nine months. Now that you can hold your baby, you can share the beauty and health benefits of yoga with him or her. In class we stretch with the babies, smile, laugh and even sing with them. This unique yoga class will leave both mama and baby peaceful and happy. Contact Laura Post for dates, times and registration:

Prenatal Yoga -
Prenatal yoga helps mothers gain a deeper awareness of their bodies while helping to alleviate some discomforts pregnancy can bring. In class we will strengthen the lower back, pelvic floor and many other key muscles important for the journey into Motherhood. Yoga promotes circulation, better night's sleep and overall better health. This class offers a safe environment for you to share and hear about mama's journey while tapping into your innate wisdom about birth and life. Contact Laura Post for dates, times and registration:

World Citizen Culture Drumming class is an exploration into the rhythms and cultures of West African. We study traditional Mande djembe(hand drum) and djun djun(bass drums) arrangements. Students in the class will learn hand techniques, poly-rhythmic percussion harmony, solo techniques for djembe, drum tuning and arrangements for traditional rhythms from Ivory coast, Congo and the African Diaspora. Cost is $5 a class and the classes are from 5-6 Sundays. From 6-7 there will be a free open jam. Contact Instructor Lawrence Greene: