The Lure of the Labyrinth

CLASS ID: 11B9A
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 6, 9:30-11:30 AM
Tuition: $10 Member/$13 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experience with Labyrinths

New to the labyrinth and curious to know why this ancient archetype has such contemporary appeal? Want to know if, why or how engaging on the path of the labyrinth might empower and enrich your own life journey? This introductory class is designed to help answer these questions and provide time to walk, reflect, and share your experience with others.

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Beginning Tap

CLASS ID: 11B9L
Date/Time: 6 Tuesdays, November 5-December 17, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
**No Class November 26
Tuition: $81 Member/$100 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 14+, Experienced Beginner and Beyond
Location: 4th Street Dance Centre., 5350 Hwy 61, Suite #8

Learn to brush, shuffle, dig, flap and other standing and traveling tap skills. Simple combinations will be taught and reviewed each week before added to a dance we learn. This is the perfect class for the absolute beginner to tap. Tap shoes strongly recommended although any hard sole shoe may be worn.

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Open Tap

CLASS ID: 9B9F
Date/Time: 8 Thursdays, September 12-October 31, 10:30-11:30 AM
Tuition: $106 Member/$134 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 14+, Experienced Beginner and Beyond
Location: 4th Street Dance Centre. 5350 Hwy 61, Suite #8

Open Tap is designed for the dancer who has taken Beginning Tap or other tap classes. Basic tap skills (shuffle, flap, riff, etc) will be reviewed and combined to create complex tap steps. Each session we will learn a fun tap dance. Tap shoes required.

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October Woodfire Exploration

CLASS ID: 10A3B
Date/Time: TBA
Tuition: $250 Member/$310 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginner and Beyond
Location: Zac Spates Pottery Studio

Woodfire your pottery with Zac Spates at his beautiful, newly built pottery studio 25 minutes east of White Bear Lake in Hudson, Wisconsin. Class participants will learn how to load and fire Zac’s small anagama wood kiln. Participants can continue with their regularly scheduled classes (or take Tuesday Evening Clay with Zac) to create the work to be fired. The class will meet two months before the firing to see Zac’s kiln/studio and to discuss clay and glaze surfaces, wadding techniques, etc. in preparation for the firing. The loading and firing occurs over a Friday-Sunday weekend, and the kiln will be unloaded the following weekend. While it is not required to be onsite for the entire firing and unloading, participants are encouraged to help as much as they are able. No wood fire experience necessary.

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Clay Open Studio

Every Wednesday & Saturday from September – December

Need more studio time? This class is open to anyone who is enrolled in other clay classes and wants more work time. It is also open to those with clay experience who want to work independently. Instructors will be available to answer your questions and to help with specific needs. Bring your tools for another fun clay day! Materials are included.

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Intermediate Pastels

CLASS ID: 9BPA
Date/Time: 3 Wednesdays, September 4-25, 1:30-4:00 PM
No Class September 11
Tuition: $87 Member/$111 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Intermediate to Advanced

CLASS ID: 11BPA
Date/Time: 3 Wednesdays, November 6-20, 1:30-4:00 PM
Tuition: $87 Member/$111 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Intermediate to Advanced

Christopher Copeland
This indoor class will explore how to add color, depth, and vibrancy to pastel paintings by experimenting with various techniques using a variety of surfaces and textures. Focus will be on composition, light, and color value with individual attention and class demonstrations.

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Bienvenue à la Conversation Française

CLASS ID: 9B8C
Date/Time: 6 Thursdays: September 5 & 19, October 3 & 17,
November 7 & 21, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Tuition: FREE with registration ($5 suggested donation)
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Carolynn Johnson
Join us for open-ended conversation amongst friends. Whatever your proficiency, we’d love to see you. If you’ve always wanted to be more conversational with your French, here’s your opportunity. Bring a notebook if you wish to take notes.

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Art, Meditation, and Mindfulness

CLASS ID: 9B6E
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, September 5-26, 1:00-4:00 PM
Tuition: $126 Member/$162 Non-Member
Material Fee: $8 Payable to Instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Teens, All Levels

Join us as you create personal, inspired pieces of art. Projects/ techniques may include mandalas, labyrinths, collage, Zentangle, and more. Bring your own ideas for a personal project to complete with instructor’s guidance. Give yourself the gift of peace of mind and join us in this creative, relaxing, experience. Instructor brings a wealth of experience with her after spending 15 months in India studying Tibetan Thangka painting, Indian art, and various meditation techniques.

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Clay Studio for All Skill Levels

CLASS ID: 9B3G
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, September 5-26, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $136 Member/$168 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

CLASS ID: 10B3J
Date/Time: 5 Thursdays, October 3-31, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $170 Member/$210 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

CLASS ID: 11B3G
Date/Time: 3 Thursdays, November 7-21, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $102 Member/$126 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Adama Sow
Senegalese teaching artist Adama Sow will assist potters with wheel throwing, hand-building, and glazing techniques. Demonstrations will cover hand-building and basic wheel-throwing techniques as well as more advanced concepts upon request. Work at your own pace with both individualized and group instruction. No clay experience necessary; all levels are welcome. Materials are included.

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Pottery Wheel for All Skill Levels

CLASS ID: 9B3H
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, September 5-26, 6:30-9:00 PM
Tuition: $136 Member/$168 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

CLASS ID: 10B3K
Date/Time: 5 Thursdays, October 3-31, 6:30-9:00 PM
Tuition: $170 Member/$210 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

CLASS ID: 11B3H
Date/Time: 3 Thursdays, November 7-21, 6:30-9:00 PM
Tuition: $102 Member/$126 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Adama Sow
Senegalese teaching artist Adama Sow will teach beginning potters how to control the wheel, and show advanced students how to make a better pot. Demonstrations will cover basic wheel-throwing techniques. No clay experience is necessary. Advanced students are welcome. Materials are included.

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