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HEALTH & HAPPINESS

ADULT:

Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi, Dance and Drumming workshops will be held in the Performing Arts Building, parking available on the east side, enter from Orchard street.

Adult Tai Chi: Experience the flowing movement of Tai Chi as it treats your body to a gentle, relaxing workout.  Tai Chi is the most popular form of exercise on the planet.  Adults that practice Tai Chi lead a more active life, and their health potential increases.  Tai Chi as an exercise is said to leave one cool, calm, refreshed as well as energized.  This class is suggested for those ages 45 and older.

Instructor: Sally Miller

April 4 through May 30, 2017

Tuesday/Thursday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Ages: Adult

Tuition: Drop-in: $7 members, $8 nonmembers.

Ten (10)class punch pass: $50 members, $55 nonmembers.

Chair Yoga: A unique yoga style that adapts yoga positions and poses through creative use of a yoga chair. The chair replaces the yoga mat and becomes an extension of the body. The student is able to warm up the body safely and perform yoga poses with more support and stability. Poses are done seated on the chair or the chair is used for support during standing poses, forward and backward bends, side extensions, balancing, and leg and arm stretches. Chair Yoga is suitable for all ages, fitness levels and physical conditions.

Instructor: Allison Berlin

April 4 through May 30, 2017

Tuesday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Drop-in: $9 members, $11 nonmembers

Eight (8) class punch: $56 members,  $72 nonmembers.

Ease-y Meditation:  Workshop will include instruction on the basic meditation practice of using the breath to develop samatha (tranquility and joy). Three basic skills: 1) mindfulness; 2) appropriate objects of attention; and, 3) appropriate effort will be covered.  Of course, we cannot ignore the context of real-life difficulties affecting the ability to accomplish these skills. Therefore, there will be a discussion of obstacles to concentration and a brief introduction to the insight aspect of meditation. Attending meditators will be welcome to present and lead in their own tradition. No minimum duration of meditation will be required. It simply is expected that people choosing to sit for shorter periods respect others by not being unnecessarily noisy. Chairs will be available or bring your own cushion.  Those interested in beginning a mediation regime are welcome.

Supervisors: Linda & David Weiskopf

April 6 through June 1, 2017

Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

Quarterly Tuition: $15 members, $20 nonmembers.

Nightly: $ 5 members, $6 nonmembers

Morning Kundalini Yoga: Taught in the Kundalini Yoga tradition established by Yogi Bahjan, this morning class will focus specifically on how to use Kundalini Yoga to dramatically improve your health—physically, emotionally, and mentally. Open to all students—beginners or experienced.

Instructor: Tim Irwin

Spring: March 15 through May 3, 2017

Wednesday,  9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Tuition: (8 weeks session): $40 members,

$50 nonmembers

Daily/Drop-in: $6 members, $8 nonmembers

Kundalini Yoga: Learn Kundalini Yoga techniques that can help one develop increased energy and well being.  Practice meditation that can bring deep states of relaxation and connectiveness.  Experience how to practice Kundalini Yoga that can help bring  calm and contentment to these chaotic times. 

Instructor: Sat Mandir Khalsa

Spring: March 15 through May 3, 2017

Wednesdays, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m.

Tuition (8 week sessions): $40 members,

$45 nonmembers.

Restore and More Yoga: A continuing,  slower vinyasa flow class with restorative poses to help overall physical and mental health. Each class is designed to create and maintain  flexibility, balance and a healthy back. We will also release tension from hips and shoulders. After this class you will move through life with less effort and more ease. A minimum of 5 students is required with a maximum set at 15 students. 

Instructor: Jill Sjoblom, RYT

April 4 through May 31, 2017

Tuesday and/or Wednesdays, noon to 1:00 p.m.

Tuition: Drop-in (daily):$10 members,

$12 nonmembers.

Four (4) class punch pass: $32 members,

$38 nonmembers

 

sAdhana Yoga: All levels welcome for this yoga class. We will explore awareness, opening space in the body, grounding and overall physical and mental well being. Focus will be on the subtleties and benefits of yoga, modification of poses for personal growth and knowledge.

Instructor: Jill Sjoblom

Wednesday, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

April 5through May 31, 2017

Four (4) class punch pass: $32 members, $38 nonmembers.

Daily/Drop-in: $10 members,

$12 nonmembers.

Wine Tasting:  This popular class introduces your palate to a variety  of  wines while the instructor discusses what to look for in a good wine.  Students must be at least 21 years old.  

Due to the expense of the wines served, registration will not be recorded without payment. Early reservations to hold a space in a specific class will not be recognized until a payment has been received by ECAC staff. Registration payments may only be refunded if notice is given 10 days prior to the start date of the class, otherwise your tuition will default to become payment for the wine and the instructor’s wages. Classes are held with a minimum of 10 students and a maximum of 13.

Wine tasting classes are held in the dining room of the historic Eccles mansion, please enter through the east  (kitchen) entrance.

Instructor: Jay Hart

Best Bottle:  In this workshop, instead of the usual complement of four wines, we will enjoy pairs of different varietals each evening (eg. 2 Chardonnays and 2 Shirazes).  One sample of each pair will be priced c. $10-15, and the other c. $20-40.  Our “task” will be to determine if the extra expense is justified.  This focused approach will allow us to spend a bit more on each bottle, and perhaps, to explore wine/cheese matches in a more systematic way.  As has been our custom, the instructor will bring the first week’s selection then the class will determine the varietals it wishes to explore during the final two weeks of the course.  Join us!

April 6 through 27, 2017

Thursday evenings 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Tuition: $85 members

$90 nonmembers.

Champagnes & Sparkling Wines:  Taste a medley of bubbly wines.

May 4 through 25, 2017

Thursday evenings 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Tuition: $85 members

$90 nonmembers.

 

 

 

Class Policies: Advanced registration is required for all classes; registration fees are required to be paid 10 days prior to the start date of the class/workshop.  Space may be reserved by phone; the registration fees may be mailed or delivered to the art center.   All classes have minimum and maximum enrollment.  The Art Center reserves the right to cancel classes with low registration.  Every effort is made to notify those registered of cancellations or postponements.  Fees for canceled classes are fully refundable.

 

Withdrawals/Refunds: For multiple date classes, refunds will be made available for students withdrawing from classes within the first week, prior to the day of the second class.  For single date classes refunds are available only if students withdraw one week prior to the class.  Class fees after these dates are non-refundable.  A $5.00 withdrawal processing fee may be charged.

For more information, please contact: The Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah 84401, (801) 392-6935 or on-line at www.ogden4arts.org.

 

 

 

 

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