Discover how to enrich your baby's development in this movement and music filled hour of play, dance, and exploration. Find out why floor-time is important and why providing a rich, multi-sensory world for your baby to explore supports brain and body development. The BrainDance is based on fundamental movement patterns infants move through in the first year of life. As you recognize and understand these patterns you can joyfully share in your baby's movement journey, supporting them as they are on their way to becoming a self-motivated mover and explorer ready for a lifetime of learning. Clothing: Adults ¿ comfortable, non-restrictive clothes and bare feet or socks with grippers. Infants ¿ onesie with bare feet and/or onesie with non-restrictive leggings and bare feet. For parents/caregivers and infants ages 2 months to pre-walking.
BrainDance is a sequential, holistic, and flexible movement tool that awakens our senses and can help improve focus, body awareness, circulation, and dynamic alignment. Mental stimulation and physical exercise protect against cognitive and physical decline. BrainDance is exercise 'plus,' promoting integration of mind and body. Experience the patterns of the BrainDance and learn how they can help the brain and body stay strong and healthy throughout one's lifetime. No movement experience necessary; we will do a seated BrainDance as well as other adaptable variations. Wear comfortable clothing and come prepared to have fun!
So you’re retired…what’s next? How can you ensure that your next chapter will be active and fulfilling? In this class you will examine what’s most important to you – your strengths, values, passions and priorities. Next you will develop a plan focused on key areas such as wellness, finances, part-time work/volunteering, social activities and travel. Don’t waste your precious time trying to figure it out on your own. Your life is waiting!
Spend an afternoon with Lee Ann Hittenberger, an experienced seamstress and costume designer and you will learn so much about altering your own clothes! You will learn how to take-in an oversized shirt, make darts, take-in side seams and take up the cuff. Also learn how to: take a hem, set up for sewing and hand hemming. Bring straight sewing pins, hand needle, scissors, matching thread and your shirt, and skirt or pants that have been sitting in your closet for far too long and need hemming. We will get you set up, marked and ready to go. You can also bring anything that has a pesky hole in it and we¿ll show you how to make a simple or decorative patch. A personal sewing machine recommended but optional. Contact the instructor if you need to borrow a machine or have questions. For high school students and adults of all ages!
Students will sample local wines while learning about the appellations in Washington and Oregon along with the history, grape varieties, geography and geology of the regions and winemaking/wine styles. For age 21+.