Are you interested in Performing Arts for yourself or for your child?  Or are you interested your child exploring extracurricular education? Review Classes for Children

Those interested in classes may pre-register by e-mailing student's name, contact information, and class title to: eccles@xmission.com , over the phone by calling us at 801-392-6935, or mail a check and class information to: The Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah 84401

Are you interested in knowing more about becoming a member of the Eccles Community Art Center.  An annual family membership donation starts at a minimum of $25.  As noted on the center's class schedules, art center members receive discounts on classes.

 

Spring 2012

HEALTH & HAPPINESS:

ADULT: Yoga, & Tai Chi workshops will be held in the Dance Studio, 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.

Instructors: Norm Skanchy

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

April 3 through May 3, 2012

Ages: 45 and up

Tuition/five weeks session: $50 members,

$55 nonmembers.

Daily/ Drop-in: $7 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

Beginning: (eight weeks): March 28 through May 16, 2012

Wednesdays, 7:30 - 8:45 p.m.

Tuition: $40 members,  $45 nonmembers.

Intermediate: (eight weeks) The intermediate yoga workshop will include new sequences, and meditations.

March 28 through May 16, 2012

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

Tuition: $40 members, $45 nonmembers.

Restorative Yoga: A continuing class  to help de-stress, and maintain overall health. This class will help to counter any type of disorder brought on by repetitive movements. An excellent class to help and prevent back problems. This class will leave you feeling as if you have had a full body massage. A minimum of 5 students is required with a maximum set at 15 students. 

Instructor: Jill Sjoblom, RYT

Session I: March 7 through May 21, 2012

Wednesdays, noon to 1:00 p.m.

Session II: March 5 through May 23, 2012

Mondays, 5:15 to 6:00

Tuition: Drop-in (daily):$10 members, $12 nonmembers.

Monthly/ Session: $32 members, $42 nonmembers.

Receive a discount when you sign up to attend both sessions: $45 members, $55 nonmembers.

sAdhana Yoga: A continuing yoga class for those searching for a fun, challenging Iyengar tradition class.  No beginners please.  A minimum of 5 students is required with a maximum set at 15 students.

Instructor: Jill Sjoblom

Mondays, 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.

May 5 through 21, 2012

Monthly Tuition: $32 members,  $42 nonmembers.

Saturday Vinyasa Flow Yoga:  Participants will practice the correct alignment of basic yoga poses and learn how to link them together through movement. Be prepared to build strength, balance, and stamina, all while relieving stress and tension.  The poses in this class can be modified for everyone from beginner to advanced students. 

Lori Parrish has been practicing yoga for nine years,  teaching for four years.  She has trained with Jo Canfield, Dana & Baron Baptiste, Charlotte Bell, to name a few.  With a background in dance, she has a great appreciation and awareness of how the body moves.  In her own practice, she has found that experimenting with each pose, and movement within the pose, is the best way to find what works best for you.  Lori likes teaching all types of classes, but especially enjoys teaching kids and prenatal yoga.

Instructor: Lori Parrish, RYT

April 7, April 21 & 28, 2012

Saturdays, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Tuition: $20 members, 25 nonmembers.

Drop-in (daily): $8 members,

$10 nonmembers.

PERFORMING ARTS: .

DANCE: ADULT/CHILD: (Classes held in Dance building, parking available on east side, enter parking from Orchard street.)

African Dance: Introductory program of African dance taught in an invigorating atmosphere.  Move with polyrhythm, which are the basis of African dance and many other popular dance forms, such as hip hop and stomp.  Explore the cultural significance of the dances.  African–based movement is a great aerobic workout and it is fun!  No experience is necessary.  Any age is welcome.  (Children may take class if accompanied by a parent.)

Instructor: Déjà   Mitchell, B.S., Modern Dance, Utah State University.  She has studied African dance and drumming  for over 15 years with numerous renowned teachers. 

Spring Session: six weeks: April 16 through June 4, 2012 (class will not be held April 23 and May 28)

Summer Session I:  six week: June 11 through July 16, 2012

Summer Session II: six weeks: July 23 through August 27, 2012

Mondays, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

Tuition/session: $42 members,

$45 nonmembers.  $125 family (up to four participants, at least one an adult)

Generations Dance: A beginning level African dance class, geared towards those who are over 50 or are looking for a fun, low impact exercise class for staying or getting into shape.  You will gently be guided and inspired by Deja, an experienced dance instructor and the wonderful music and rhythms of Africa!

Children are welcome in the class if accompanied by a parent or grandparent.

Instructor: Deja Mitchell

Spring Session: April 17 through May 29, 2012 (class will not be held on April 24)

Summer Session I: June 5 through July 10, 2012

Summer Session II: July 17 through August 28, 2012 (class will not be held on July 24)

Tuesdays, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Tuition/session: Adults: $30 members, $33 nonmembers. Children: $4/class.

Tribal Fusion Belly Dance: Learn the basic belly dance language. Feel sensual and strong. Tribal fusion belly dance is a blend of styles and cultures--from India, to North Africa, to New York urban. A fun, full-body workout that will make you feel transformed.   

All levels and ages welcome.

Instructor: Déjà  Mitchell

Spring Session: May 3 through June 7, 2012

Summer Session I: June 14 through July 19, 2012

Summer Session II: July 26 through August 30, 2012

Thursday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Tuition: $42 members, $45 nonmembers.

DANCE: ADULTS:

Latin Fusions: Latin Fusions for fun and fitness. Come learn basic and easy dances from Latin and South America like MERENGUE, SALSA, and CUMBIA, fused with elements of belly dance, hip hop, coupled with exhilarating and energetic music that will give you tons of energy to start your weekend off right! You'll have so much fun, you won't even notice you just got a work out!   Bring water and be prepared to party! 

Instructor: Britta Visser Stumpp  http://www.brittabandit.com

Session I: April 7 through May 12, 2012

Session II: June 2 through July 7, 2012

Saturdays, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 through Adult

Tuition: $35 members, $40 nonmembers.

Soul Meets Body: A Moving Meditation through Dance: Join us for a weekly dance session that moves your body, releases your heart, and frees your mind, allowing you to connect to the essence of your soul, the source of  inspiration where you can access unlimited possibilities and potential.

This class is loosely based on the 5 Rhythm  Method.  The instruction is minimal which allows you to dance the way you prefer to dance within a group of people, who also enjoy moving.  The music will be uplifting, and will guide you through a wave of energy, allowing you a full range of expression, and leaving you feeling more balanced and centered. 

Instructor: Tamara Anderson      

March 5 through May 21, 2012

Mondays, 6:45 to 8:15 p.m.                        

 Tuition: Drop-in (daily):$7 members,$8 nonmember.                                       

Monthly: $25 members, $30 nonmembers. 

MUSIC: ADULT/ CHILD:

Tribal Rhythms: Drums: Explore the basics of drumming.  Traditional African rhythms and djembe techniques will be taught.  We will have a facilitated drum circle, so you  can get playing and have fun!

High-quality African drums (djembes) and instruments will be supplied for class use.  Or you may bring your own to play.

Instructor: Déjà  Mitchell

Beginning:

Spring Session: six weeks: April 16 through June 4, 2012 (class will not be held April 23 and May 28)

Summer Session I:  six week: June 11 through July 16, 2012

Summer Session II: six weeks: July 23 through August 27, 2012

Mondays, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8 through Adult

Thursday Session: May 3 through June 7, 2012

Thursdays, 7 to 8 p.m.

Tuition/session:$42 members, $45 nonmembers.

Intermediate:

Spring Session: April 18 through May 30, 2012 (class will not be held April 25)

Summer Session I: June 6 through July 18, 2012 (class will not be held July 4)

Summer Session II: July 25 through August 22, 2012

Wednesdays, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8 through Adult

Tuition/session: $42 members, $45 nonmembers.

Advanced: 

Spring Session: April 18 through May 30, 2012 (class will not be held April 25)

Summer Session I: June 6 through July 18, 2012 (class will not be held July 4)

Summer Session II: July 25 through August 22, 2012

Wednesdays, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Ages: 8 through Adult

Tuition/session: $42 members, $45 nonmembers.

DIVERSE ARTS: CHILD:

Mad Science Camps: Mad Science invites you to see how much fun hands-on science can be. Mad Science’s goal is to spark the curiosity of children in kindergarten through 6th grade (Ages: 5 through 11 years old) and instill a clear understanding of what science is really about and how it affects the world around us. All materials and equipment are supplied by Mad Science. A minimum registration of 10 students is required. The maximum is set at 25 students. 

Science Wizards: Discover how things move with science.  Take apart pellets to see what an owl can’t digest.  See how light and shadow change the world you view, through a camera.  Join a team of camp engineers to build bridges, domes, cubes and pyramids.  Assemble and control pulleys, levers, catapults, and simple machines.  Make your own sidewalk chalk, crystal garden, and chromatography–dyed T-shirt.

Monday through Friday

June 4 through 8, 2012

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuition: $220

Rockin’ Rockets and Radical Robots: Come explore the laws of physics and aerodynamics. Also learn about circuits and programming while you build your own  Rocket to launch and a radical Robot. (Materials fee of $10 applies.)

Monday through Friday

June 18 through 22, 2012

9 a.m. to noon

Tuition: $140  + Material Fee: $10

 Secret Agent Lab: This camp is packed with secret spy gadgets and funky forensic gear. Attend Spy Academy. Study coded messages. Test fake blood and bag’n’tag evidence. Build and break into your own safe. Learn the science of security. Find the bad guys and put them away for good!

Monday through Friday

July 9 through 13, 2012

9 a.m. to noon

Tuition: $140

NASA: Journey Into Outer Space: From our earth’s atmosphere to the outer reaches of our solar system, this hands-on space program sends children on a quest for exploration! Comets, planets, stars and more are all waiting to be discovered. Learn about the four forces of flight, the challenges of space travel, and other cool space related activities. Includes many awesome science kits!

Monday through Friday

July 30 through August 3, 2012

9 a.m. to noon

Tuition: $140

Mad Science Classes: Mad Science invites you to see how much fun hands-on science can be. Mad Science’s goal is to spark the curiosity of children in kindergarten through 6th grade (Ages: 5 through 11 years old) and instill a clear understanding of what science is really about and how it affects the world around us. All materials and equipment are supplied by Mad Science. A minimum registration of 10 students is required. The maximum is set at 25 students. 

Instructor: Mad Science Staff

Mad Science is offering workshops on the second Saturday of each month  through May, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.  Here are a listing of the dates and themes:

Saturday, May 12, 2012: Rocket Science Build and launch your own rocket.  Learn about the solar system.

Tuition: $35/child/Saturday. 

Ask about discounts for siblings or taking more than one workshop

VISUAL ARTS & CRAFTS:

Classes are  held in Art Studio in the Carriage House Building unless otherwise noted.

CAMPS: ADULT/CHILD

Summer Adventures in Art Camp: Students will draw and paint with a variety of materials including charcoal, pencil, watercolor, oil pastel, and colored pencil.  Students should bring a watercolor set.

Instructor: Annette Orrock

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Session I: July  25, 26, & 27, 2012

Session II: August 8, 9, 10, 2012

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ages: 8 through adult

Tuition: $75 members,$80 nonmembers.

CLASSES:

I Love Animals: Learn to catch the texture, color, nature and attitude of animals with a variety of art materials.  Supplies provided.

Instructor: Annette Orrock

Saturday, June 2, 2012

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Ages: 8 through Adult

Tuition: $27 members, $30 nonmembers.

Making Art with Your Children: A workshop for  adults to take with the child or children in their life. Participants will explore  painting and drawing with a variety of supplied materials.

Instructor: Annette Orrock

Saturday, June 23, 2012

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Ages: 8 through Adult

Individual tuition: $25 members, $30 nonmembers.

Parent/child Tuition: $40 members, $50 nonmembers.  Add a second child for : $15.

Painting Glowing Watercolors of Flowers: Learn  to glaze and charge in color to create luminous translucent flowers.  Bring your own watercolors if you have them.  Instructor will provide some paints and surfaces.

Instructor: Annette Orrock

Saturday, May 5, 2012

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Ages: 8 through Adult

Tuition: $27 members, $30 nonmembers.

ADULT/ YOUNG ADULT:

Acrylic/Oil  Painting: Explore  one of these versatile medium and its many uses.  This workshop is for the beginner to intermediate artist wanting to learn how to take an idea or concept to a great work of art to display on the wall.  A six week course to explore color, design, balance and painting techniques.  A list of supplies will be made available to registering students. Please decide your media  - oil or acrylic when registering for this workshop.

Kirk Larsen has been a professional self-taught artist for 12 years.  His artistic background includes murals in homes and businesses through the intermountain west; fine paintings in acrylic and oil; color consulting; and decorative painting.

Instructor: Kirk Larsen 

April 12, 19, 26, May 10, 17, & 24, 2012

Thursdays, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Ages: 14 through adult

Tuition: $70 members, $75 nonmembers. 

Nature Journaling for Urban Naturalists:  Explore and expand your relationship with the natural environment through a three-session workshop covering nature journaling basics, from artwork and writing to deciding what you want to keep in a journal about nature. Instructor Susan Snyder is a professional teacher-naturalist with a master's degree in Ecological Teaching & Learning and has taught such workshops to children and adults at Ogden Nature Center and such events as the Great Salt Lake Bird Festival. Participants must be at least 14 years old and are required to bring a sketchbook of at least 6-by-9 inches with blank (unlined) pages. Participants may also bring whatever drawing and writing tools they prefer. Susan will have some drawing and writing tools on hand for students to use in class. Participants younger than 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Instructor:  Susan Snyder

Wednesdays, May 23 through June 6, 2012

6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Ages 14 through adult

Tuition/session: $45 members, $50 nonmembers.

Intermediate Digital Photography: Over a four-week course, students will receive instruction in specific areas of photography including landscape, portraiture, tabletop/close-up work and night photography.  This is a hands-on class where students will take photographs and their work will be critiqued and input given.  Students should bring their camera to class each week.   A minimum of 5 students is required for this workshop to be held.

Instructor: John Hampton

April 23 through May 21, 2012

Mondays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Ages: 14 through adult

Tuition: $50 members, $55 nonmembers.

 Adult Watercolor: Daytime: This workshop is for beginners to intermediate, with advanced techniques for intermediate students.  Learn techniques, tricks and tips for traditional watercolor painting and move into experimental directions to create your own style.  Become familiar with the behavior of paint and water.  An emphasis will be on painting glowing colors.  Come paint, play, explore and HAVE FUN!

Instructor will provide supplies for the first class, then recommend supplies for students to continue.

Instructor: Jackie Jones

April 3 through May 22, 2012

Tuesdays, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Monthly Tuition (four weeks):

 $75 members, $80 nonmembers.

Drop-in/daily: $20 members, $23 nonmembers.

Adult Beginning Watercolor: This class is for those who are new to watercolor. We will set up our palettes together, discuss tools and materials, learn the basic washes and brush strokes. We will also explore a

multitude of techniques to develop a better understanding of this exciting medium.

The class size will be kept small to allow students to receive individualized instruction.  This workshop will be limited to 12 students, with a minimum of 5 needed.  A basic supply list will be made available to registering students.  Other supplies will be provided by the instructor.

Instructor: Terrece Beesley

April 4 through May 16, 2012

Wednesdays, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Ages: 15 through Adult

Tuition: $90 members, $95 nonmembers.

Summer 2012

HEALTH & HAPPINESS:

ADULT: Yoga, & Tai Chi workshops will be held in the Dance Studio, 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.

Instructors: Norm Skanchy

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

June 5 through July 5, 2012

Ages: 45 and up

Tuition/five weeks session: $50 members, $55 nonmembers.

Daily/ Drop-in: $7 members, $8 nonmembers.

Restorative Yoga: A continuing class  to help de-stress, and maintain overall health. This class will help to counter any type of disorder brought on by repetitive movements. An excellent class to help and prevent back problems. This class will leave you feeling as if you have had a full body massage. A minimum of 5 students is required with a maximum set at 15 students. 

Instructor: Jill Sjoblom, RYT

Session I: June 6 through August 29, 2012 (class will not be held on July 4th).

Wednesdays, noon to 1:00 p.m.

Session II: June 4 through August 27, 2012 (class will not be held July 30).

Mondays, 5:15 to 6:00

Tuition: Drop-in (daily):$10 members, $12 nonmembers.

Monthly/ Session: $32 members, $42 nonmembers.

Receive a discount when you sign up to attend both sessions: $45 members, $55 nonmembers.

Basic Iyengar Yoga: Yoga assists with flexibility, strength, clarity, and is an excellent way to maintain overall health and well being.  Yoga helps you stay aligned with your inner wisdom, integrity, and heart’s desires.  This workshop is good for beginners, or those who wish to keep their practice simple.  A minimum of 5 students is required with a maximum set at 15.

Instructor: Jill Sjoblom

June 4 through 25, 2012

July 2 through 23, 2012

August 6 through 27, 2012

Mondays, 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.

Monthly Tuition: $32 members,  $37 nonmembers.

Saturday Vinyasa Flow Yoga:  Participants will practice the correct alignment of basic yoga poses and learn how to link them together through movement. Be prepared to build strength, balance, and stamina, all while relieving stress and tension.  The poses in this class can be modified for everyone from beginner to advanced students. 

Lori Parrish has been practicing yoga for nine years,  teaching for four years.  She has trained with Jo Canfield, Dana & Baron Baptiste, Charlotte Bell, to name a few.  With a background in dance, she has a great appreciation and awareness of how the body moves.  In her own practice, she has found that experimenting with each pose, and movement within the pose, is the best way to find what works best for you.  Lori likes teaching all types of classes, but especially enjoys teaching kids and prenatal yoga. A minimum of 5 students is required with a maximum set at 15.

Instructor: Lori Parrish, RYT

May 12, 19 & 26, 2012

June 2, 9, & 23, 2012

July 7, 14 & 21, 2012

Saturdays, 9:15 to 10:30 a.m.

Tuition: $20 members, 25 nonmembers.

Drop-in (daily): $8 members, $10 nonmembers.

CHILD:

Children’s Yoga: A fun class at which children will explore body movement and mind/body connection.  Using yoga poses and breath, we will work on building coordination, balance, strength, body awareness, and relaxation skills.  Fair play, self-confidence, and friendship will be introduced through group activities.  A minimum of 5 students is required with a maximum set at 15.

Instructor: Lori Parrish, RYT

June 6 through August 1, 2012 (class will not be held on July 4th)

Wednesdays, 9:00  to 10:30 a.m.

Ages: 5 through 12 years old

Tuition:  $45 members, $50 nonmembers.

Drop-in (daily): $6 members, $ 7 nonmembers.

 LITERARY ARTS: ADULT:

Fiction Writing:  This workshop is for experienced and beginning writers.  Develop the basic mechanics of writing fiction and the components of narrative storytelling, including idea generation, plot, setting, character development, dialogue, and pacing.  Learn strategies for navigating challenges such as writer’s block, dead ends, revision, plot holes, creating a creative space, and finding time to write.  Workshop your story in a constructive and supportive environment with a published author.  Creative writing can be a fun, inexpensive, and deeply rewarding form of personal expression.  No previous experience necessary.  Those interested in publishing their work will learn how to format manuscripts, write query letters and synopses, and effectively research publishing forums.    

Adrian Stumpp is a graduate of the creative writing program at Weber State.  His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in national publications such as Aisthesis, BlazeVOX, and Emprise Review.  He is a three time winner of the Utah Arts Council’s annual creative writing competition, in which his collection of short stories, All the Variables & Other Love Stories, won first place in 2009.  He has studied under such award-winning writers as Antonya Nelson and Sean Murphy. 

Instructor:  Adrian Stumpp

Fiction: June 11 through July 16, 2012

Mondays, 7:45 to 9:45 p.m.

Ages: 14 through adult

Tuition/session: $40 members,  $45 nonmembers.

Poetry Writing:  This workshop is for experienced and beginning poets.  Explore the basic elements of writing poetry, including imagery, meter and rhythm, line and stanza, simile and metaphor, and figurative language.  Develop skills such as internal rhyme, consonance and assonance, prosody, and various rhetorical devices.  While greater emphasis will be placed on contemporary free-form poetics, some traditional poetic forms like the sonnet and haiku will also be explored.  Creative writing can be a fun, inexpensive, and deeply rewarding form of personal expression.  No previous experience necessary.  Those interested in publishing their work will learn how to format manuscripts, write query letters, and effectively research publishing opportunities.

Instructor: Adrian Stumpp

Poetry : June 11 through July 16, 2012

Mondays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Ages: 14 through adult

Tuition/session:  $40 members, $45 nonmembers.

PERFORMING ARTS:

FILM MAKING: CHILD:

Film Making for Children:  In this NEW class inspired by “artzy” movies and the latest technology IPHONES and DIGITAL CAMERAS, kids ages 6 to 16 are welcome to explore the basic fundamentals of making an ART FILM. 

Students under the direction of the instructor will work in groups  to create original stories , from suggested ideas, and work on scriptwriting, storyboards, shooting, acting and directing a short film.

We will work inside and outside on the grounds of the Eccles Community Art Center.  Students are encouraged to bring a camera/phone the first day of class.

A minimum of 8 students is required for this class.  The maximum is set at 20 students.  Film editing for kids will follow in a separate class.  Students may bring laptops with IMOVIE.

Instructor: Lisa Qualiozzi

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

June 25, 26 & 27, 2012

Tuition: $75 members, $80 nonmembers.

DANCE: ADULT/CHILD: (Classes held in Dance building, parking available on east side, enter parking from Orchard street.)

African Dance: Introductory program of African dance taught in an invigorating atmosphere.  Move with polyrhythm, which are the basis of African dance and many other popular dance forms, such as hip hop and stomp.  Explore the cultural significance of the dances.  African–based movement is a great aerobic workout and it is fun!  No experience is necessary.  Any age is welcome.  (Children may take class if accompanied by a parent.)

Instructor: Déjà   Mitchell, B.S., Modern Dance, Utah State University.  She has studied African dance and drumming  for over 15 years with numerous renowned teachers.   

Summer Session I:  six week: June 11 through July 16, 2012

Summer Session II: six weeks: July 23 through August 27, 2012

Mondays, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

Tuition/session: $42 members, $45 nonmembers.  $125 family (up to four participants, at least one an adult)

Classic Middle Eastern (Belly) Dance: Sensuous silk veil (provided), followed by simple combinations.  Each week will highlight a new rhythm with moves to match.  All levels, shapes, sizes are welcome to come play with us!

Instructor: Candace Baker (Zuhra)

Summer Session I: June 5 through July 10, 2012

Summer Session II: July 31 through September 4, 2012

Fall Session I: September 4 through October 23, 2012

Tuesdays,  6:15 to 7:15 p.m.

Tuition/session: $ 42 members,

$45 nonmembers.

Generations Dance: A beginning level African dance class, geared towards those who are over 50 or are looking for a fun, low impact exercise class for staying or getting into shape.  You will gently be guided and inspired by Deja, an experienced dance instructor and the wonderful music and rhythms of Africa!

Children are welcome in the class if accompanied by a parent or grandparent.

Instructor: Deja Mitchell

Summer Session I: June 5 through July 10, 2012

Summer Session II: July 17 through August 28, 2012 (class will not be held on July 24)

Tuesdays, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Tuition/session: Adults: $30 members, $33 nonmembers. Children: $4/class.

Tribal Fusion Belly Dance: Learn the basic belly dance language. Feel sensual and strong. Tribal fusion belly dance is a blend of styles and cultures--from India, to North Africa, to New York urban. A fun, full-body workout that will make you feel transformed.   

All levels and ages welcome.

Instructor: Déjà  Mitchell

Summer Session I: June 14 through July 19, 2012

Summer Session II: July 26 through August 30, 2012

Thursday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Tuition: $42 members, $45 nonmembers.

DANCE: CHILD:

Dance Explorations:  Instructor, Deja Mitchell created this workshop after a trip to Mali, Africa.  "I had such a huge learning experience Mali and one of the things I liked the best was watching the kids.  They do dance and music together (and other games) as entertainment amongst themselves.  They run in "age groups "of about 3 year spans (boys and girls together)."  I have created this class for them to learn various routines within the African Dance and may be Hip Hop genres.  This will be a great class to get kids active this summer.

Instructor:  Deja Mitchell

Tuesday, June 5 through July 17, 2012  (class will not be held July 3) six weeks:

10:00 to 11:00 a.m. 5 to 6 years old

11 a.m. to 12:00 noon  7 to 9 years old

Wednesday, June 6 through July 18, 2012 (class will not be held July 4) six weeks:

10:00 to 11:00 a.m. 10 to 12 years old

11:00 a.m.  to 12:00 noon 13 to 15 years old

Tuition: $30/session/child members, $35/session/child nonmembers.

DANCE: ADULTS:

Latin Fusions: Latin Fusions for fun and fitness. Come learn basic and easy dances from Latin and South America like MERENGUE, SALSA, and CUMBIA, fused with elements of belly dance, hip hop, coupled with exhilarating and energetic music that will give you tons of energy to start your weekend off right! You'll have so much fun, you won't even notice you just got a work out!   Bring water and be prepared to party! 

Instructor: Britta Visser Stumpp

June 2 through July 7, 2012

Saturdays, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Ages: 14 through Adult

Tuition: $35 members,  $40 nonmembers.

Soul Meets Body: A Moving Meditation through Dance: Join us for a weekly dance session that moves your body, releases your heart, and frees your mind, allowing you to connect to the essence of your soul, the source of  inspiration where you can access unlimited possibilities and potential.

This class is loosely based on the 5 Rhythm  Method.  The instruction is minimal which allows you to dance the way you prefer to dance within a group of people, who also enjoy moving.  The music will be uplifting, and will guide you through a wave of energy, allowing you a full range of expression, and leaving you feeling more balanced and centered. 

Instructor: Tamara Anderson      

June 4 through August 20, 2012

Mondays, 6:45 to 8:15 p.m.                          

 Tuition: Drop-in (daily): $7 members, $8 nonmember. Monthly: $25 members, $30 nonmembers. 

MUSIC: ADULT/ CHILD:

Tribal Rhythms: Drums: Explore the basics of drumming.  Traditional African rhythms and djembe techniques will be taught.  We will have a facilitated drum circle, so you  can get playing and have fun!

High-quality African drums (djembes) and instruments will be supplied for class use.  Or you may bring your own to play.

Instructor: Déjà  Mitchell

Beginning:

Summer Session I:  six week: June 11 through July 16, 2012

Summer Session II: six weeks: July 23 through August 27, 2012

Mondays, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8 through Adult

Tuition/session:$42 members, $45 nonmembers.

Intermediate:

Summer Session I: June 6 through July 18, 2012 (class will not be held July 4)

Summer Session II: July 25 through August 22, 2012

Wednesdays, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Ages: 8 through Adult

Tuition/session: $42 members, $45 nonmembers.

Advanced: 

Summer Session I: June 6 through July 18, 2012 (class will not be held July 4)

Summer Session II: July 25 through August 22, 2012

Wednesdays, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Ages: 8 through Adult

Tuition/session: $42 members, $45 nonmembers.

 DIVERSE ARTS: CHILD:

CLASSES: In association with Recycled Art/Chalk Art Festival, May 19:

The Dirt of Garbage:  Take some worms, add a little garbage, what do you get?  Fertilized soil and a whole lot of fun!  This workshop allows children ages 5 to 12 years old to gain an understanding of the concept of decomposition through hands on experimentation and teaches about recycling and reuse!

Instructor: Mad Science Staff

Saturday, May 19, 2012

12 noon to 1:00 p.m.

Ages: 5 to 12 years old

Tuition: $15

The Science of Chalk:  At this workshop, children will become a Mad Science chemist while learning how the chemistry of items used in school, are actually scientific reactions!  Students will mix-up their own sidewalk chalk and make a chalkboard to take home for hours of scientific and artistic fun!

Instructor: Mad Science Staff

Saturday, May 19, 2012

12 noon to 1:00 p.m.

Ages: 5 to 12 years old

Tuition: $15

CAMPS:

Mad Science Camps: Mad Science invites you to see how much fun hands-on science can be. Mad Science’s goal is to spark the curiosity of children in kindergarten through 6th grade (Ages: 5 through 11 years old) and instill a clear understanding of what science is really about and how it affects the world around us. All materials and equipment are supplied by Mad Science. A minimum registration of 10 students is required. The maximum is set at 25 students. 

Instructors: Mad Science Staff

Science Wizards: Discover how things move with science.  Take apart pellets to see what an owl can’t digest.  See how light and shadow change the world you view, through a camera.  Join a team of camp engineers to build bridges, domes, cubes and pyramids.  Assemble and control pulleys, levers, catapults, and simple

machines.  Make your own sidewalk chalk, crystal garden, and chromatography–dyed T-shirt.

Monday through Friday

June 4 through 8, 2012

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuition: $220

Rockin’ Rockets and Radical Robots: Come explore the laws of physics and aerodynamics. Also learn about circuits and programming while you build your own  Rocket to launch and a radical Robot. (Materials fee of $10 applies.)

Monday through Friday

June 18 through 22, 2012

9 a.m. to noon

Tuition: $140  + Material Fee: $10

Secret Agent Lab: This camp is packed with secret spy gadgets and funky forensic gear. Attend Spy Academy. Study coded messages. Test fake blood and bag’n’tag evidence. Build and break into your own safe. Learn the science of security. Find the bad guys and put them away for good!

Monday through Friday

July 9 through 13, 2012

9 a.m. to noon

Tuition: $140

NASA: Journey Into Outer Space: From our earth’s atmosphere to the outer reaches of our solar system, this hands-on space program sends children on a quest for exploration! Comets, planets, stars and more are all waiting to be discovered. Learn about the four forces of flight, the challenges of space travel, and other cool space related activities. Includes many awesome science kits!

Monday through Friday

July 30 through August 3, 2012

9 a.m. to noon

Tuition: $140

Ask about discounts for siblings or taking more than one workshop

VISUAL ARTS & CRAFTS:

Classes are  held in Art Studio in the Carriage House Building unless otherwise noted.

Series: PARENT/CHILD

Artful Mondays:  A series of summer workshops targeted to parents and their children ages 7 through 12 years old  to explore art concepts.  They are scheduled the third Monday of the summer months beginning at 10 a.m.  The presentations will be an hour long and will cover various genres in art.  Discussion  will be included using the art from the center’s permanent collection by local artisans as inspiration.  A follow up project sheet will be made available for those wishing to continue the exploration at home.  Space is limited to 50 participants.

Presented by: Curator of Education, Jill Sjoblom or a member of her team of docents.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Monday, July 16, 2012

Monday, August 20, 2012

10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Tuition: Free, pre-registration is a must as space is limited.

CAMPS: ADULT/CHILD:

Summer Adventures in Art Camp: Students will draw and paint with a variety of materials including charcoal, pencil, watercolor, oil pastel, and colored pencil.  Students should bring a watercolor set.

Instructor: Annette Orrock

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Session I: July  25, 26, & 27, 2012

Session II: August 8, 9, 10, 2012

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ages: 8 through adult

Tuition/session: $75 members, $80 nonmembers.

CAMPS: CHILD:

Pop-Up Book Making Art Camp:  Discover the magic, surprises and fun pop-up books provide.  This camp will show you how to make your very own pop-up book.  Spend one session or five sessions learning different techniques each day.  You will complete a pop-up book each day.  You will have a mini library of five books if you spend the week in the camp.   All supplies furnished.  Minimum of 5 students per day. 

Instructor: Mary Wells

Monday through Friday

June 18 through 22, 2012

1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Ages: 7 through 12 years old

Tuition: Daily: $12 members, $15 nonmembers.

Register for the week: $45 members, $55 nonmembers.

CLASSES: ADULT/CHILD:

Acrylic Painting & Design:  Using bright colors and concentrating on creative design, students will paint their own 16”x20” canvas.  They will explore design principles, using bold shapes and colors.  They will be exposed to a variety of tools in completing their project, including brushes, rollers and other items with the acrylic paint medium.  Students will paint borders around their paintings so framing will not be necessary.  Each student will create and take home a beautiful piece of art.   This is a perfect adult/child workshop to attend together.

A minimum of 7 students is required, with a maximum of 16 students per session.  Supplies provided.

Instructor: Kristin Kapp

She graduated in Graphic Design from Utah State University. 

Ages: 7 through adult 

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Tuition: $15 members, $18 nonmembers.

I Love Animals: Learn to catch the texture, color, nature and attitude of animals with a variety of art materials.  Supplies provided.

Instructor: Annette Orrock

Saturday, June 2, 2012

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Ages: 8 through Adult

Tuition: $27 members, $30 nonmembers.

 Making Art with Your Children: A workshop for  adults to take with the child or children in their life. Participants will explore  painting and drawing with a variety of supplied materials.

Instructor: Annette Orrock

Saturday, June 23, 2012

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Ages: 8 through Adult

Individual tuition: $25 members, $30 nonmembers.

Parent/child Tuition: $40 members, $50 nonmembers. 

Add a second child for : $15.

Zentangling: Learn to create fascinating tangles with this relaxing and rewarding artform.  The slogan "You can do anything, one stroke at a time." describes the zentangle process.  It turns drawing simple patterns into artistic designs.  All supplies furnished.  Minimum of 5 students.

Instructor: Mary Wells

Thursday, June 21, 2012

7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Ages: 8 through Adults

Tuition: $15 members, $18 nonmembers.

 CHILD:

Ceramics for Children:  Explore how to “hand Build”  with clay.  Students ages 6 through 16 are welcome to participate in making a coil pot with slab lid.  The glazing process over a bisque firing will be explored.  Students will learn about the layering of tones. 

This class requires a minimum of 8 students; the maximum is 20.

Material Fee: $20 includes clay, glaze and firing of two small items.

Instructor: Lisa Qualiozzi

Monday, Tuesday,

July 16 & 17, 2012

and Monday, July 23, 2012

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Ages: 6 through 16 years old

Tuition: $75 members + material fee, $80 nonmembers + material fee

Manga Illustration:  This unique class from the popular comic art and television series, Naruuto captures a new kind of illustration.  Instructor and students will explore putting together a story, drawing facial gestures, design line elements and tone to capture the essence of Manga Art.  Supplies provided.  This class requires a minimum of 8 students; the maximum is 20.

Instructor: Lisa Qualiozzi

Monday, Tuesday,

August 6 & 7, 2012

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Ages: 8 to 14 years old

Tuition: $45 members, $55 nonmembers.

Science/Art Workshops: These workshops introduce students ages 6 to 9 years old to concepts using art, science and craft projects.  Class size limited to 12 students.  Supplies provided

Instructor: Debra Muller

Color:  Explore the science and art of color while working with watercolor, air dry clay and paper art projects.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Tuition: $6 members, $8 nonmembers.

On Butterfly WingsInstructor and students will research the designs that may be found on butterfly wings using art and field guides. Students will explore the world through the butterfly’s eyes. The students will design their own butterflies, and abstract art based on their discoveries.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Tuition: $6 members, $8 nonmembers.

Bubbles: Students will discuss different types of bubbles, create a bubble wand and bubbles solution, as well as creating bubble art.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

5:15 to 6:15 p.m.

Tuition: $6 members, $8 nonmembers.

Register for all three Science/Art Workshops: $15 members, $20 nonmembers.

ADULT/ YOUNG ADULT:

Wire Jewelry: Create your own pendants, chains, or mounts your own stones for personalized wire pieces.  Participants will cover various methods of cold connections to create unique jewelry pieces; no heat or power tools will be used.  A supplies list will be provided to registering students.

Instructor: Roseann Marchesano; B.A. Art Education

Saturdays, July 14, 21, & 28, 2012

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Ages: 14 through Adult

Tuition: $25 members, $30 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.

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