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Tai Chi

Tai Chi

Fitness and Health

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Improve your health and well-being in one of our fitness classes

Argentine Tango

 

Brianna Sifuentes, Holmes JHS, 10 weeks Spring

Spring, 1st class 4/5
Th: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
$90 fee/spring

Argentine Tango is a partnered dance of both improvisation and connection where each step is communicated from lead to follow. The improvisation in Argentine Tango creates endless possibilities and allows for expression and interpretation of the music by both dancers through body movement, embellishments and rhythm. The close embrace coupled with the seductive body movement makes Argentine Tango a unique and addictive dance for everyone regardless of age.  Participants will learn sequences that are common in social dancing. They will also learn about the importance of establishing a connection with the partner, all while dancing to a beat of the music. Students will have opportunities to participate in milongas (Tango social gatherings) to practice their skills.

 

 

Ballroom Dance

 

Barbara Nicholas, Holmes JHS MPR, two 5 week sessions

Spring, 1st class 4/3*

Tu: 6:40-7:40 p.m.
$40 fee/5 weeks
$70 fee/10 weeks

Learn how to social dance with grace and style.   You will learn simple dance patterns for the Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba, East Coast Swing, Salsa, and Tango.  Be able to glide across the floor to your favorite Sinatra song or move those hips to the cha cha rhythm.  Show off your fancy foot work at the next party taking Beginning Ballroom Dance.  You do not need to sign up with a partner.  The class is offered in two 5-week sessions* and different dances will be presented in each session.  Students are encouraged to sign up for both sessions.

 

 

Eating for Health & Vitality

 

Colleen Schemrich, Davis Sr. High School O-4, 8 weeks

Spring, 1st class 4/5

Th: 7:15-8:15 p.m.
$40 fee/quarter

This course will explain the connection between healthy eating and a healthy immune system, disease prevention and lessening chronic pain.  Students will be taught "the why, what, and how" of healing through making healthy food choices.

 

 

Tai Chi - Beginning

 

Matthew Messer, Holmes JHS MPR, 10 weeks

Spring, 1st class 4/4

Wed: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

$50 fee/quarter

Tai Chi students will gain beginning level exposure to the 8 movement and 16 movement Tai Chi forms as practiced by world class Tai Chi experts and enthusiasts in the U.S. and throughout the world. Instruction of the 'Eight Pieces of Silken Brocade' Chi Gong series of exercises (Ba Duan Jin) will also be included. This class is a perfect fit for those of you who would like to continue the Tai Chi training you've learned in previous quarters at DACE. 

 

 

Tibetan Meditation

 

Tenzing Thinley, Valley Oak MPR, 10 weeks

 

This new class will introduce meditation and brief mind training practice. The class will focus on single point and analytical meditation.  Each class will include opportunities for questions and discussion in addition to time to practice the techniques.  The instructor graduated from Gyudmed Tantric University.

Spring, 1st class 4/5

Th: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

$50 fee/quarter

 

 

Yoga - Beginning

 

Armita Pishdadi, Valley Oak MPR, 10 weeks

Spring, 1st class 4/4

Wed: 5:45-7:00 p.m.

$70 fee/spring

This Iyengar-based Hatha yoga class is geared toward beginners, but all levels are welcome.  Through an emphasis on alignment the student will develop body awareness, strength, and flexibility.  Please bring your own yoga mat (must have), and two yoga blocks and a strap are also strongly recommended.

 

 

Yoga - Continuing

 

Armita Pishdadi, Valley Oak MPR, 10 weeks

This Iyengar-based Hatha yoga class is geared toward experienced yoga students.  Through an emphasis on alignment the student will develop body awareness, strength, and flexibility.  Please bring your own yoga mat (must have), and two yoga blocks and a strap are also strongly recommended.

Spring, 1st class 4/5

Th: 6:45-8:00 p.m.

$75 fee/spring

 

 

Zumba

 

Katherine Maghoney, Korematsu Elementary MPR, 10 weeks

Spring, 1st class 4/3

Tu & Th: 6:15-7:15 p.m. $100 fee/quarter

 

Zumba is a fun and simple fitness class that uses high energy Latin/International music and easy to follow dance moves to utilize the principles of aerobic fitness, interval training and resistance training. With a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body, Zumba is the “feel-happy” workout you have been looking for.

 

 

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Health and Fitness

Zumba

Zumba