Afrikan Dance and Drum Workshops
High energy, authentic rhythms and dance are bought together and shared. These workshops are fun for all ages. Bring the whole family! Workshops run periodically throughout the year. Please inquire.
American Sign Language
American Sign Language classes at A Common Ground includes instruction in natural gesture and expression techniques, sign language vocabulary and grammar, Deaf culture and ASL literature. Lessons involve an introduction to language theory concepts, vocabulary practice, role-playing activities, group conversations and performance opportunities. Every class is designed to address individual skill levels and challenge students to expand their visual communication.
With over forty years’ teaching experience, Jill Hancock inspires confidence, camaraderie, and the love of dance in all her students. Her immersive instruction and guidance is suitable for all levels of experience, beginner to advanced, and for all ages: 3 to adult. Her upbeat classes are both energetically fun and technically comprehensive.
Circus Moves Class
Hat City Jugglers meetup: will meet monthly on Sundays: http://www.circusmoves.com/juggling-club.html
Circus Moves Classes: http://www.circusmoves.com/community-classes.html
Kids on Stilts: https://www.facebook.com/events/892315341152062/
Circus Moves Mixed Levels: https://www.facebook.com/events/661663937674047/
Community Circle Dance (Seasonal)
Dances from many cultures as well as contemporary pieces created in the spirit of ancient folk dance. No partners and no experience is required. All dances are taught, so start any time. Appropriate for all ages (youngsters must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.) Seasonal workshops available.
Learn the soulful traditional Spanish dance of Flamenco. Professional Dancer and Spanish native Sandra Hernández brings her experience and lifelong dedication to dance and culture. A variety of classes are available for teen and adults.
Hula & Tahitian Dance
Imma “Chona” Trinidad continues the artful, historic dance of hula here in our community. Be it a graceful story told through dance or the hypnotic movement of Tahitian roots, Chona shares this art with her children and adult classes.
JumpDrum is a revolutionary percussion instrument created and taught by David De Palo, that gives you a great workout just by playing it. It’s a hybrid drum set in which the bass drum is played by walking, running, or bouncing atop it.
Students in this course will have the opportunity to explore a few of the many aspects of theater. From musical performance etiquette, to simple improv, script and character analysis, as well as popular theater and vocal techniques and group games to find that inner-performer!
Pre and Post Natal Pilates
Whether you are anxiously awaiting the arrival or have just brought you new bundle home, certified Doula Sherrie Rushmeyer will keep you feeling good. Sherrie’s genuine nature and expansive knowledge is comforting. Her class is designed to tone and strengthen the muscles used for childbirth along with a total body workout.
Prenatal Pilates is a class designed specifically for pregnant women. It will stretch, strengthen and tone your body as well as help alleviate common discomforts associated with pregnancy and prepare your body for your upcoming birth.
Postnatal Pilates will help you return to your pre-pregnancy weight and tone and strengthen all muscle groups. Babies are welcome to come to class with you.
Salsa and Tango (Argentine style)
Jay Bardalai shows his enjoyment of the music and the dance, teaching the fancy but sensual moves of Salsa to teens and adults.
Yoga (ages 14 and up)
Balance of body and mind is created through the practice of Yoga postures. Jill Hancock teaches the correct alignment and technique to instill this balance to her students. Ages 14 to adults are welcome.
Pretty much the most awesome workout ever. Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it. If you like Jazzercise, this one’s for you! Instructor: Patricia Sanchez.
• Piano Lessons
• Voice Lessons
• Guitar Lessons
• Sweet 16 Choreography
• Wedding Party Dances