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Drumming & Percussion

$69

with Kevin Campbell, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Master drummer/multi-instrumentalist Kevin Campbell will teach traditional West African and South American rhythms on a wide variety of drums and percussion instruments, ie. djembe, dunun, gourd shakers and balafon. In addition, he will combine specific hand drumming techniques with accompanying songs and percussion complements. All instruments provided and participants are encouraged to bring their own. All levels of experience and non-experience are welcome.

Introduction to Belly Dancing

$9

with Linda Hamilton, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 6 pm

Join us for this one-night introduction class to the art of Belly Dance! Learn some moves and have lots of fun! This type of dance is a feast for the senses. Flowing glittery scarves and material, enticing eastern beats and rhythms that make you want to move! It will definitely lift your spirits. No experience necessary. Wear clothes that you can move in.

 

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Ballroom Dance for Beginners

$59

with Jon Miele, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Are you the couple that is always uncomfortable to get up on the dance floor at weddings and other social functions? Are you the husband, wife, or partner that always says no when asked to take dance lessons? If so, this is the class for you. Jon Miele can teach anyone to dance, and ensure that they have fun along the way. By the end of this course you will know the basics in Waltz, Fox Trot, Swing, and Cha Cha, along with some other surprise fun dances. Don’t be afraid to take this important step; it is a guarantee that your life will be enriched from this fun experience.

Instructor: Jon Miele
Wednesdays, 3/4 - 4/15, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Location: Windham Middle School - Music Room
Fee: $59 individual / $99 couple

Full Course

Just ONCE Guitar for Busy People

$25

with Don Pride, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 4, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but simply find it difficult to find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Bring your acoustic guitar. Class limited to 15 students. For ages 13+. For more information go to justonceclasses.com.

A $29 Textbook and Practice DVD is payable to instructor the night of class.

Ballroom Dance

$59

with Megan Dinsmore, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Mar 5, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join the party and learn to dance. Beginner ballroom dance will cover the basic steps for the waltz, foxtrot, tango, salsa, rumba, bachata and more. This class is intended for couples, but don’t let that stop you if you don’t have a partner– singles are welcome too! This six week class will give you the confidence to get up and dance the night away at that wedding or cruise that is on the horizon or simply to add a dance routine to your workout. Guaranteed great exercise to wonderful music. No street shoes, please! Bring shoes to change into.

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Middle Eastern Dance/Bellydance I

$49

with Patti Luchetti, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 5, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Belly Dance, also called Oriental Dance, is native to the ancient Middle East. It was widely spread by migrations of Rom and other tribal peoples, from India, north to Turkey and west to Spain – with Egypt becoming a renowned center of the art form in modern times. In our global age, Cairo now hosts respected dancers from Asia, Europe and the USA as well. Belly Dance gives gentle, strengthening exercise to the whole body with an emphasis on the belly and thighs. This class will introduce torso movements and rhythms fundamental to this art form. Students will try dancing with scarves and Veils! Wear loose, comfortable clothing or dance wear and please bring a large scarf for the hips.

Zumba Session 1

$67

with Robin Lovell, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar Mar 9, 2020 at 6:15 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Robin's Zumba® classes have been running strong for over 6 years. Zumba® is dance exercise for people who don't consider themselves dancers but love to dance. The moves are easy to follow and set to fun, high energy Latin and international music with an occasional top 40, oldie or country song. The hour flies by and you will get a great workout. Dress in comfortable workout clothes and sneakers with good support but not a lot of tread. Don't forget your water. no class on Apr 20 (S1)
Full Course

Zumba Session 1 & 2

$119

with Robin Lovell, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar Mar 9, 2020 at 6:15 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Robin's Zumba® classes have been running strong for over 6 years. Zumba® is dance exercise for people who don't consider themselves dancers but love to dance. The moves are easy to follow and set to fun, high energy Latin and international music with an occasional top 40, oldie or country song. The hour flies by and you will get a great workout. Dress in comfortable workout clothes and sneakers with good support but not a lot of tread. Don't forget your water. no class on Apr 20(S1) & Apr(S2)

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