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    Want to learn to dance? Come to Newcomer Night!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (Lakeway)

    October 2 - October 30, 2014

    In this drop-in class, you’ll be introduced to the basic steps of two popular dances! Come on your own, bring a friend, or make it a date night with your sweetie. No experience or partner needed.

    Please arrive 15 minutes early to check-in for the class. You can also join us for our complimentary Happy Half-Hour with free beer and wine 30 minutes prior to class!

    Dances rotate weekly so ...more


    Wedding Dance Workshop - Perfect for engaged couples!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio at Go Dance Studio, Austin

    November 15, 2014

    Our professional instructors offer engaged couples tips and tricks for a stress-free first dance.

    In this 90-minute workshop, couples will learn:

    - An elegant entrance and...more

    Yoga and Dance

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    November 15, 2014

    In this powerful, yet playful workshop, senior yoga teacher Jess G uses her vast dance and yoga experience to help you arrive at a new understanding of both stillness and movement in each yoga...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- The Nutcracker

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    November 16, 2014

    See excerpts from Austin's Holiday Tradition, Ballet Austin's The Nutcracker, and learn a movement phrase with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Sessions A and B are identical....more

    Family Improv Class (with 6 – 10 year olds)

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Theatre, Austin

    September 28 - November 16, 2014

    Build skills of confidence, risk taking, letting go of mistakes, and being more present–as a family. Now everyone can get in on the fun with this improv comedy class for parents and kids to...more

    Tibetan Healing Bowls

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    November 16, 2014

    Join Everitt Allen for a special 2-hour class that will teach you all about the healing sound properties of the Ancient Tibetan Singing Bowls.

    Everitt has extensive experience in using...more

    Improvised Singing 101: Improvised Songs

    Presented by Merlin Works and ZACH Theatre at ZACH Theatre, Austin

    September 30 - November 18, 2014

     Have fun making up your own songs with a live musical improviser every week. We will cover topics such as rhyming, song structure, song styles, song presentation, lyrics, duets, short form...more

    Refresher Etching Class

    Presented by Women Printmakers of Austin

    November 4 - November 18, 2014

    Copper Etching is a traditional printmaking method exploring the beautiful qualities of a line-etched plate. This class offers a refresher course designed for those with prior etching experience....more

    Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

    Presented by Merlin Works and ZACH Theatre at Zach Scott Kleberg Stage, Austin

    October 1 - November 19, 2014

    Learn the fundamentals of improvisation. The class’s interactive exercises build listening and communication skills, heighten awareness and teach you how to be more playful, spontaneous and...more

    Engaged? Attend our Wedding Dance Workshop!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (Lakeway)

    November 22, 2014

     Our professional instructors offer engaged couples tips and tricks for a stress-free first dance.

    In this 90-minute workshop, couples will learn:

    - An elegant entrance and...more

    Annual Body Shift Mixed-Ability Dance Intensive

    Presented by VSA Texas and Forklift Danceworks

    November 22 - November 23, 2014

    Rewire/Dancing States with Nina Martin Annual Body Shift Mixed-Ability Dance Intensive Saturday and Sunday, November 22nd & 23rd Join us for our Annual Body Shift Intensive with Nina Martin on...more

    Videodance™ - RUN THE WORLD by Beyoncé

    Presented by Ballet Austin's Butler Community School at Ballet Austin, Austin

    November 11 - November 25, 2014

     Not a dance technique class, but rather, Videodance focuses on 'workshopping dance'. Experience what it's like to put together a music video and dance it out with crowd!...more

    All The Time Travels All The Time

    Presented by dystheatre and The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    October 19 - November 29, 2014

    It's a workshop, it's a festival, and it's a show. It's all three in every show. It's a smorgasbord fiesta safari of localized ART. Theatre, dance, puppetry, film,...more

    Financial Literacy

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    December 2, 2014

    MUST REGISTER!
    Searching for ways to raise your credit score? Learn strategies from an SBA representative for improving your credit score and using your credit wisely.
    Time: 12:00 PM -...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    December 2, 2014

    MUST REGISTER!
    BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview to opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. This course provides information...more

    High-Impact Marketing: 10 Low-Cost Strategies for Big Sales

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    December 4, 2014

    High-Impact Marketing: 10 Low-Cost Strategies for Big Sales Returns provides practical, step-by-step instruction in how to use low-budget marketing techniques to get your message out to your...more

    Distilling the teachings of Yoga: Lessons from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali with Chase Bossart

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    December 4 - December 5, 2014

    "Join Chase Bossart, yogic scholar and therapist, for two special opportunities to explore the teachings of the Yoga Sutras and deepen your understanding of the practice of yoga.

    The...more

    Merlin Works Improv Mixer (Free!)

    Presented by Merlin Works at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    January 4 - December 6, 2014

    Merlin Works hosts monthly improv mixers first Saturdays 2pm – 4pm at The Long Center. The Mixer is a free, facilitated improv comedy jam intended to introduce the joy of improv to new...more

    Sun Salutations: The Essesnce of Flow

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    December 6, 2014

    When practiced with attention and intention, the simple movements of the Surya Namaskara contain all of the treasures of yoga. Through careful study of ujjayi breathing, the bandhas (energetic...more

    The Fourth Annual Day of Tango Festival

    Presented by Academy of Tango - Texas and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at The Ben Hur Shrine Auditorium, Austin

    December 5 - December 7, 2014

    Join The Academy of Tango - Texas for the fourth annual "Day of Tango" Festival in Austin, Texas with performances by international Tango champions, local area Tango...more

    Chakra Teacher Training

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    December 4 - December 7, 2014

     "Chakras are the gateways between the inner and outer worlds. The chakra system provides the architecture of the soul that brings spirit and body into union, the true meaning of yoga....more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    December 9, 2014

    MUST REGISTER! BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview to opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. This course provides information on...more

    Supervisory Excellence: Be the Boss You Always Wanted

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    December 10, 2014

    Supervisory Excellence plays a critical role in any organization's success. Many people are selected or choose to pursue a management role because they have mastered a particular set of skills...more

    Quickbooks - Introduction

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    December 12, 2014

    Whether you are a brand new user looking to master the fundamentals of QuickBooks, or an existing user wishing to take your QuickBooks knowledge to another level, the QuickBooks Basic seminar can...more

    Drumming in Espanol with Roots & Rhythms Cultural Arts Program and Mariposas Spanish School for Kids

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms and Mariposas Spanish School for Kids

    October 18 - December 13, 2014

    This fun and exciting workshop in Spanish is geared for children ages 3-9 years old, and includes hands on activities, together with drumming and singing in Spanish. October workshop will feature...more

    Inversions: Cultivating steadiness and Ease as We Turn Upsidedown

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    December 13, 2014

    In this workshop we will flow slowly through various asanas that will awaken and prepare the body. Then we will begin to examine alignment and technique in specific poses such as headstand,...more

    Partner Thai Yoga Basics with Jenn Wooten

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    December 13 - December 14, 2014

    The Thai culture has long used a fusion of yoga and massage as a traditional healing therapy. The principles of Thai Yoga Massage draw from the traditions of Yoga, Ayurveda and the Buddhism....more

    Roots & Rhythms After-School Drum Classes at RODRIGUEZ ELEMENTARY

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms

    October 6 - December 15, 2014

    Ongoing, weekly, cultural arts and music education program fostering positive ties to local communities...free to any 4th graders at Rodriguez Elementary in Dove Springs who are currently enrolled...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    December 16, 2014

    MUST REGISTER!
    BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview to opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. This course provides information...more

    BizOpen Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    December 17, 2014

    MUST REGISTER!
    The BizOpen Orientation provides a general overview of the potential steps in the City of Austin's development process. The objective is to help you identify which...more

    Little Wing Music Classes

    Presented by Little Wing of Austin

    September 4 - December 18, 2014

     PUBLIC Little Wing class for ages 3.5 - 5. Held at Toybrary on Thursdays at 4:30 pm. Open to the public. Membership plan; First class free!

    Little Wing provides Music education for...more

    Oasis Health & Wellness Fair

    Presented by Oasis Health & Wellness Fair

    September 20 - December 20, 2014

    Hosted & Sponsored By Casa De Luz & The Integrity Academy
    Featuring:
    Holistic Product Vendors
    Wide Variety of Healing Practitioners
    Mind-Body Classes (Yoga, Tai...more

    Yin Yoga: The Art of Moving into Stillness

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    December 20, 2014

    The fast pace world can leave us feeling dull and stressed out. Yin yoga helps to quiet the mind, quiet the nerves. You'll be able to stretch out on your mat in longer held relaxed postures....more

    Renew To Be You

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    December 20 - December 21, 2014

    Join us for us during this powerful time for two special events with Mehtab and friends. Clear the energy of the old year on the eve of Winter Solstice!

     

    Clearing the...more

    Life Drawing Program

    Presented by Austin Art Space Gallery & Studios at Auditorium Shores, Austin

    July 7, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    Learn how to draw and paint with diffrent materials, using diffrent techniques to draw and panit life-like works of art!


    Family Dance Workshop -- A Journey Through Dance

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    January 25, 2015

    See works from multiple dance genres  such as ballet, jazz, musical theatre, and modern, and learn a movement phrase with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Recommended for ages 3 to 12 years...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- Swan Lake

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    April 26, 2015

    See excerpts from Ballet Austin's iconic Swan Lake and learn a movement phrase with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Recommended for ages 3 to 12 years old.


    Roots & Rhythms After School Drum Classes at HOUSTON ELEMENTARY

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms

    October 3, 2014 - May 22, 2015

    A free after-school arts in education program fosterinig positive ties to local communities, and open to any 4th or 5th grader at Houston Elementary currently registered with ACES After School....more

    The Schoolyard Birds FREE Songwriting Workshop

    Presented by Attendance Records

    October 25, 2014 - May 30, 2015

    The Schoolyard Birds is a FREE songwriting workshop for kids ages 6-10 hosted by Attendance Records.

    Through the instruction and encouragement of our lead teacher and volunteers, students...more

    Storytime Art

    July 18, 2014 - July 15, 2016

    Storytime Art, or StArt! is a great opportunity for your young child to experience art! Storytimes are geared to the 3 – 5 year old preschooler, but some projects could easily translate into...more

    Art & Soul Austin

    Presented by Art & Soul Austin

    January 10, 2010 - October 15, 2016

    Traveling Art Enrichment Classes for ages 3-10 years old. Group art classes,Art Birthday Parties, and private lessons available.


    Improv, Standup, Writing and Sketch Comedy Classes

    Presented by The New Movement at The New Movement, Austin

    October 31, 2009 - Ongoing

    The New Movement is the only venue in Austin dedicated solely to studying the comedic process – our teachers have jump-started the careers of hundreds of performers, come see why! Our...more

    Body Choir

    Presented by Galaxy Dance Studios at Galaxy Dance Studios, Austin

    December 20, 2009 - Ongoing

    BodyChoir is an introspective and interpersonally-guided educational experience, inspired by the foundational work of Gabrielle Roth's 5 Rhythms™ practice. Our doors are open to everyone...more

    Improv Zero-Free Intro Class

    Presented by The New Movement

    June 1, 2013 - Ongoing

    It certainly seems that taking an improv comedy class would be nerve racking. We understand you may want to test drive before you sign up, that’s why we offer our FREE Improv Zero class...more

    Hatha Yoga

    Presented by Love Yoga Coop at Love Yoga Coop, Austin

    January 13, 2010 - Ongoing

    Calling all artists, musicians, dancers, writers, actors, teachers, and conspirers!

    Looking to get in shape this year? Start by re-connecting to your creative self!

    This class is set...more

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