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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education



Music & Dance

Movement to the Classics - Torrington

$50

with Tamari Witkin

Calendar Apr 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This is a low impact interval training (exercise) to a select playlist of classical music. Learn easy to follow choreography and bring 2-pound and 5-pound weights if you wish to use them in class. Moves coordinate to the music, building balance, strength, and agility. Participants must be in reasonably good shape or provide note from a doctor.  You may be asked to sign a waiver at class. Bring a water bottle and small towel to class.

Fiddle/Violin For the True Beginner - Torrington

$79

with Dee Wheeler

Calendar Apr 22, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you always wanted to play the violin or fiddle?  Did you buy an instrument with every intention of taking lessons, but never got around to it?  Well, now is the time to make this dream come true.  Bring your instrument to this class where you will learn the basics of violin/fiddle playing, as well as some strings and chords.

Singing - Introduction to Voice -Watertown

$40

with Carmen Byram

Calendar May 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This course is designed to educate the students on how to improve their voice range. Understand the basics on how to sing a song the proper way. Learn proper body posture, breathing, to improve voice range and more!

Beginner Swing & Salsa - Woodbury

$40

with Jim Zaccaria

Calendar May 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In only 2 nights, enjoy learning two of the happiest ballroom dances – SWING & SALSA !!   Just four steps over six beats (Swing) and 6 steps over 8 beats (Salsa) will get even “never-ever” dancers moving to some of the greatest up-tempo Big Band, classic Rock & Roll, Blues, Pop and Latin music of all times.  We’ll eliminate the mystery and create the FUN in dancing. For singles or couples, NO partner or previous dance experience is necessary.  Dance notes and Song lists included.

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Acoustic Guitar for the True Beginner - Torrington

$79

with Dee Wheeler

Calendar May 26, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you always wanted to play the guitar?  Did you buy a guitar with every intention of taking lessons but never seemed to get around to it?  Now is the time to dust and polish it and bring it with you to this class where you will learn the basics of guitar playing as well as some strings and chords.  Bring your guitar to class with you.

Swing Dance in Only One Night! - Plymouth

$20

with Jim Zaccaria

Calendar Jun 2, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Learn to SWING DANCE in only one evening to some of the greatest up-tempo music from the 50’s to today!  We will have a fun time in our zero-stress environment - even you "never, ever" dancers will enjoy yourself right away.  Instruction and song sheets will help you remember what you learn.  For singles and couples, and NO partner or previous dance experience is necessary. The Instructor, Jim Zaccaria has taught Social Dancing since 1985 and helped found the Philadelphia Swing Dance Society. 





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