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Ballroom Basics

with Elizabeth Richards

Mar
20

March 20th to April 10th, 2024

$65 More Info

Learn to live smoothly on the dance floor as you explore the basics of waltz, foxtrot and swing. In this class you will learn both steps and technique to help you be a better dance partner. Stop dreading weddings and special events. Anyone can learn to move well on the dance floor.

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Belly Dancing with Kitties – Session III

with Anne Beal

Apr
2

April 2nd to June 7th, 2024

$120 More Info

Come enjoy a weekly Belly Dance class with kitties! The class will be set up as Mixed Level. It would be good to have some prior belly dance experience, but all are welcome! The space is at Meow Lounge, so there will be cats in the dance area with us during the class. There will be a variety of moves to work on for those who have more experience. Anne Beal has been teaching Belly Dance (Middle Eastern Dance) for more than 15 years. She will be hosting her class in her Meow Cat Lounge.

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Chords are Key to Piano

with Don Pride

May
8

May 8th, 2024

$59 More Info

In just a few hours you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give yourself years of musical enjoyment. How do we do it? While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. You can learn all the chords you will need to play any song in one session. Any song! Any style! Any key! Topics include: how chords work in a song, how to get more out of sheet music by reading less of it, how to form the three main types of chords, how to handle different keys and time signatures, how to avoid “counting” and how to simplify over 12,000 complex chords. Beginners can print out a free pamphlet on reading music by going online to http://www.pianofun.com/downloads/notes.html. Don Pride is a professional musician, teacher and composer who plays throughout the United States. He is a member of the Portland Jazz Orchestra and leads The Don Pride Band. Don teaches at the University of Southern Maine, St. Joseph’s College, the Portland Conservatory of Music and in his private studio. 

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Just Once Guitar for Busy People

with Don Pride

May
15

May 15th, 2024

$59 More Info

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but simply find it difficult to find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Bring your acoustic guitar. Class limited to 9 students. Students age 13+ are welcome. Don Pride is a professional musician, teacher and composer who plays throughout the United States. He is a member of the Portland Jazz Orchestra and leads The Don Pride Band. Don teaches at the University of Southern Maine, St. Joseph’s College, the Portland Conservatory of Music and in his private studio. 

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Line Dancing – Session II

with Elizabeth Richards

Mar
20

March 20th to April 10th, 2024

$65 More Info

Do you love to dance, but don’t have a partner? Try line dancing! This class will offer line dances to many types of music - country, Latin, disco and more! New dances will be taught each week, but we’ll also practice what we’ve learned in previous weeks so you can master them!