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Bollywood Fusion

$79

with Seema Patil

Calendar Feb 25, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Explore the wonderful world of Indian Bollywood dance with fitness moves incorporated for a full body and cardio workout! Indian music will support your dancing and keep you inspired to open yourself to new movements. Enjoy the moves of Bollywood while burning calories. No experience needed! Dress for a dance workout and go barefoot or wear dance shoes. No class 3/10.

Seema Patil, former Indian film, TV & theater artist, was cast in her first TV series at age 12 and began her classical dance training at 14. She has choreographed for many events and keeps up on her art form by attending a Bollywood intensive camp in Saco every summer. Her passion is Bollywood fusion style with a combination of dance moves and fitness training.

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Drumming 101

$59

with Krystian Beal

Calendar Feb 26, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

With focus on the snare, learn to read basic rhythms and play basic rudiments. Get online resources, such as metronomes and play-along videos to help build your skills outside of the classroom. Leave with an enhanced appreciation of music, the ability to play the basics and with the tools necessary to continue to grow independently as a musician.

Required: One 12-inch drum pad with two 5A drum sticks (approx. $30 on Amazon).

Krystian Beal studied Elementary Education with a concentration in Music at UME @ Orono. He currently plays in several local bands and is also a singer-songwriter and soloist.

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Line Dancing

$65

with Elizabeth Richards

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Line dance to a variety of rhythms: Latin, country standards and even the Electric Slide. Get a great cardio workout while learning to dance to your favorite songs! Requests will be taken for specific dances and/or music the first night, and dances taught will be in response to these requests whenever possible. Wear comfortable clothing and soft-soled shoes. No partner is required for this fun, energetic class. No class 2/20.

**Snow date 2/6, 2/13.

Elizabeth Richards has been teaching for many years and dancing for more than 20. She loves to share the joy of dancing with her students.

Full Course

Night Club Two Step

$99

with Elizabeth Richards

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 7:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Are you looking for a versatile slow dance that can be used at weddings, parties and on small dance floors? Need a simple rhythm with a romantic feel? Learn the basics of this fun, flirty dance that you can use with almost any love song. Fee is per couple so bring your partner and get ready to move! Wear comfortable clothing and soft-soled shoes. No class 2/20.

**Snow date 2/6, 2/13.

Elizabeth Richards thinks dancing is a great way to socialize, get a little exercise and have a lot of fun. She has been sharing her love of dance with students for nearly 20 years.

Full Course

Basic of Singing

$49

with Katharine Whitaker Slack, BA

Calendar Mar 16, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn to sing with the right training and practice in a fun, supportive environment! Using vocal exercises and games, proper breathing, posture and articulation techniques, you will be amazed by your newly found vocal production. Sheet music will be provided.

Kathy Slack, BA in Theater with a Minor in Voice from Ithaca College, has studied with German Opera singer, Jutta Rose, along with jazz greats, Rhiannon and Bobby McFerrin and Jeanette LoVetri from the Contemporary Commercial Music Institute. She has performed throughout NE & NYC and currently teaches in Yarmouth and Bath.

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Piano 103/104

$95

with Malena Rachelle

Calendar Apr 6, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Can you read music, know basic chords and scales, and are able to play basic songs? Have you taken Piano 102 or 103? Then you are ready! Get deeper into music theory and chord structures to really expand your playing. An electronic piano will be provided during class. Students must have access to a touch-sensitive keyboard with sustain pedal for practice between classes. Midtown Music in Biddeford can help you find the right keyboard and book(s) if needed. No class 4/20 and 5/25.

Required: (for 103 & 104) Alfred’s Basic Adult All-in-One Course, Book 1 by Alfred Publishing ISBN: 978-0882848181 (and for 104 only) Alfred’s Basic Adult All-in-One Course, Book 2 by Alfred Publishing ISBN-13: 978-0882849942.

Malena Rachelle has been teaching music privately since 1989. She previously taught music theory, chorus, musical dramas and more at Living Waters Christian School and Excellence Academy.

Piano 102

$95

with Malena Rachelle

Calendar Apr 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Can you read music and play basic songs, or have taken Piano 101? Then you are ready to explore melodies with simple chord structures to expand your playing! An electronic piano will be provided during class. Students must have access to a touch-sensitive keyboard with sustain pedal for practice between classes. Midtown Music in Biddeford can help you find the right keyboard and book if needed. No class 4/20 and 5/25.

Required: Alfred’s Basic Adult All-in-One Course, Book 1 by Alfred Publishing ISBN: 978-0882848181.

Malena Rachelle has been teaching music privately since 1989. She previously taught music theory, chorus, musical dramas and more at Living Waters Christian School and Excellence Academy.

Tap Your Way to Fitness Level II - Spring

$89

with Linda Holmes

Calendar Apr 6, 2020 at 7:15 pm, runs for 8 weeks

A more intense workout for the tap enthusiast who has participated in Tap Level I or has previous experience. Music from Broadway to jazz with new steps and combinations to challenge and keep you moving! Bring water, wear loose clothing and flat/low-heeled tap shoes. No class 4/20 or 5/25.

Linda Holmes, a certified instructor in Group Exercise, Healthways Silver Sneakers, Zumba & Zumba Gold, BTS Group Groove and Night Club Cardio, has been dancing & teaching for 50+ years. She has studied all over the USA.





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