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Classes, Seminars, and Workshops - Week of July 22, 2019

Classes, Seminars, and Workshops





 
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22

Monday


July 2019
 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

"Globetrotters: Explore Arts of the World Camp": Wild Swan Theater.

  community member   < less Girl with drum

Wild Swan Theater drama camps are fun experiences where kids can feel safe and comfortable exploring the imaginative world of theater. Our main goal is that every camper has a great time cultivating their creativity and leaves camp feeling successful. With a new theme every week, activities will include warm-ups, theater games, and improvisations that bring people together in a nurturing, memorable way. This week's description: Come globe-trot with us as we travel the world! Each day we will explore a new country-we'll hear stories from a different culture, dance to its music, do art, and celebrate the specialness of each land! From Brazil to Japan to India to Mexico-it is a "small world" after all!! (For students ages 6 - 10)
Wild Swan Theater Studio, 6175 Jackson Rd. $175. 734-995-0530. wildswan@wildswantheater.org http://wildswantheater.org/classes-camps/ [map]



23

Tuesday


July 2019
 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

"Globetrotters: Explore Arts of the World Camp": Wild Swan Theater.

  community member   < less Girl with drum

Wild Swan Theater drama camps are fun experiences where kids can feel safe and comfortable exploring the imaginative world of theater. Our main goal is that every camper has a great time cultivating their creativity and leaves camp feeling successful. With a new theme every week, activities will include warm-ups, theater games, and improvisations that bring people together in a nurturing, memorable way. This week's description: Come globe-trot with us as we travel the world! Each day we will explore a new country-we'll hear stories from a different culture, dance to its music, do art, and celebrate the specialness of each land! From Brazil to Japan to India to Mexico-it is a "small world" after all!! (For students ages 6 - 10)
Wild Swan Theater Studio, 6175 Jackson Rd. $175. 734-995-0530. wildswan@wildswantheater.org http://wildswantheater.org/classes-camps/ [map]



 6-7 p.m. 

"Aerial Boot Camp": A2 Aviary.

  community member   < less

Are you one of the many folks who don't feel "strong enough" to start aerial training? This class is the preparation you've been looking for!
This all levels conditioning class is perfect for new aerialists, or for experienced flyers as a supplement to your current training. We will focus on building strength, alignment, flexibility, and technique with progressive training in the air and on the floor. Students will develop the core and upper body muscle groups needed for all aerial apparatuses and will learn exercises and spotting techniques to practice on their own.
Get ripped and have fun doing it! Crazy spandex, legwarmers, and workout-video exercise attire welcomed but not required. Absolute beginners of any (or no) athletic background highly encouraged! Please register via website, class size is limited. =)
A2 Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk Dr, Suite A. $12. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


24

Wednesday


July 2019
 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

"Globetrotters: Explore Arts of the World Camp": Wild Swan Theater.

  community member   < less Girl with drum

Wild Swan Theater drama camps are fun experiences where kids can feel safe and comfortable exploring the imaginative world of theater. Our main goal is that every camper has a great time cultivating their creativity and leaves camp feeling successful. With a new theme every week, activities will include warm-ups, theater games, and improvisations that bring people together in a nurturing, memorable way. This week's description: Come globe-trot with us as we travel the world! Each day we will explore a new country-we'll hear stories from a different culture, dance to its music, do art, and celebrate the specialness of each land! From Brazil to Japan to India to Mexico-it is a "small world" after all!! (For students ages 6 - 10)
Wild Swan Theater Studio, 6175 Jackson Rd. $175. 734-995-0530. wildswan@wildswantheater.org http://wildswantheater.org/classes-camps/ [map]



 6 p.m.  Free! 

"Retire on Purpose": A New Path Financial.

  community member   < less Deb Purcell, MBA Presenter

From People, to Place and then Purpose - what is the life you want to live in retirement?
Beyond financial planning, this interactive workshop will help you envision and then create the life you want in retirement.
You will come away with the tools to help put that life within your reach so you can begin reconciling your desires with your financial priorities.
The goal for retirement isn't just a "number". It's living the life you want. Register on our website today!
Washtenaw Community College Great Lakes Reg'l Ctr. Room 202, 4800 E. Huron River Dr. Ann Arbor MI 48105. Free. 734.330.2266. dpurcell@anewpathfinancial.com www.anewpathfinancial.com [map]



 7 p.m.  Free! 

"An Evening of Poetry and the Written Word": Crazy Wisdom Poetry Series.

  community member   < less

Featured Reader: Ian Haight is an author, translator and editor who graduated from UM's Residential College, worked with the UN, was a tenured professor at a Korean university, and now resides in Germany. His Celadon won the First Book Prize in Poetry from Unicorn Press. He communicates an international, spiritually-minded aesthetic. Visit ianhaight.com
All writers welcome to read their own or other favorite poetry or short fiction
afterward at open mic. Hosted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, and Dave Jibson
see our blog at https://cwcircle.poetry.blog/
Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tea Room, 114 S. Main St. Free. 7346652757. info@crazywisdom.net http://www.crazywisdom.net [map]


25

Thursday


July 2019
 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

"Globetrotters: Explore Arts of the World Camp": Wild Swan Theater.

  community member   < less Girl with drum

Wild Swan Theater drama camps are fun experiences where kids can feel safe and comfortable exploring the imaginative world of theater. Our main goal is that every camper has a great time cultivating their creativity and leaves camp feeling successful. With a new theme every week, activities will include warm-ups, theater games, and improvisations that bring people together in a nurturing, memorable way. This week's description: Come globe-trot with us as we travel the world! Each day we will explore a new country-we'll hear stories from a different culture, dance to its music, do art, and celebrate the specialness of each land! From Brazil to Japan to India to Mexico-it is a "small world" after all!! (For students ages 6 - 10)
Wild Swan Theater Studio, 6175 Jackson Rd. $175. 734-995-0530. wildswan@wildswantheater.org http://wildswantheater.org/classes-camps/ [map]



 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Health Care Tips for Independent Living": Northfield Township Area Library.

  community member   < less

Join Kassie Brancheau of Heartland Home Health from 6:30-7:30 p.m., for a discussion about disease management and how to reduce unnecessary hospital visits. This program is FREE, but registration is required.
Northfield Township Area Library, 125 Barker Road, Whitmore Lake. Free. 734-449-0066. hmccausland@ntal.org http://www.ntal.org/events.html [map]


 7-8:30 p.m. 

Beginning Pole Dance: A2 Aviary.

  community member   < less multiple smiling students climb multiple poles

Twirling, dancing, and climbing a pole - what more can you ask for? In this 90 minute class, you will learn beginning pole skills and have the opportunity to string them together in upbeat, fun choreography. With an emphasis on building strength and safe pole dancing form, we will explore the creativity of this vertical dance form. You will also learn how to set up and break down the X-Poles, so that you will be able to use them when you are cleared for open gym.
Please wear shorts (feel free to bring layers to stay warm) and avoid wearing lotion or jewelry to this class.
All genders are welcome in every class at the Aviary. Please register via the Aviary's website, class size is limited. =)
A2 Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk Dr, Suite A. $25. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]



26

Friday


July 2019
 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

"Globetrotters: Explore Arts of the World Camp": Wild Swan Theater.

  community member   < less Girl with drum

Wild Swan Theater drama camps are fun experiences where kids can feel safe and comfortable exploring the imaginative world of theater. Our main goal is that every camper has a great time cultivating their creativity and leaves camp feeling successful. With a new theme every week, activities will include warm-ups, theater games, and improvisations that bring people together in a nurturing, memorable way. This week's description: Come globe-trot with us as we travel the world! Each day we will explore a new country-we'll hear stories from a different culture, dance to its music, do art, and celebrate the specialness of each land! From Brazil to Japan to India to Mexico-it is a "small world" after all!! (For students ages 6 - 10)
Wild Swan Theater Studio, 6175 Jackson Rd. $175. 734-995-0530. wildswan@wildswantheater.org http://wildswantheater.org/classes-camps/ [map]



27

Saturday


July 2019
 10-11 a.m. 

"Aerial Boot Camp": A2 Aviary.

  community member   < less

Are you one of the many folks who don't feel "strong enough" to start aerial training? This class is the preparation you've been looking for!
This all levels conditioning class is perfect for new aerialists, or for experienced flyers as a supplement to your current training. We will focus on building strength, alignment, flexibility, and technique with progressive training in the air and on the floor. Students will develop the core and upper body muscle groups needed for all aerial apparatuses and will learn exercises and spotting techniques to practice on their own.
Get ripped and have fun doing it! Crazy spandex, legwarmers, and workout-video exercise attire welcomed but not required. Absolute beginners of any (or no) athletic background highly encouraged! Please register via website, class size is limited. =)
A2 Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk Dr, Suite A. $12. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


 11 a.m.  Free! 

"Surviving the Playground: A Free Class for Kids"

  community member   < less Keith Hafner's Karate - Surviving the Playground

Roughhousing, intimidation, and other 'social cruelties' can make the playground a scary place. On Saturday, July 27th, we will be teaching simple skills that empower kids to feel happy and confident on the playground and in the neighborhood: the skills of emotional toughness, friend-making skills, and a little basic self-defense. Perfect for kids ages 5-10.
This class is FREE to our community! Click Here to register: https://member-site.net/VIP/default.aspx?FE--PhPJJ
Keith Hafner's Karate, 214 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor. Free. 734-994-0333. khafner@provide.net www.karateisgoodforyou.com [map]



28

Sunday


July 2019
 3:30-5 p.m. 

"Balancing Work and Motherhood": Ann Arbor Baby Beginnings.

  community member   < less

Sometimes called the "fifth trimester" the transition back to work brings many new challenges for mom. Balancing work, family, and relationships can be tricky! Join us for this facilitated workshop where we discuss the challenges of working outside of the home, and provide tips for keeping your sanity. Meet other moms in similar situations and learn their go-to strategies. Snacks provided!
You are welcome to come with or without baby-we will have age appropriate toys available.
Great for those who have attended and aged out of our weekday moms group, or for any mom struggling with the transition back to work.
July topic: Scheduling. How do you manage getting ready before work, childcare drop-off, and end of day pickups? Share and learn tips for easier transitions!
We meet Sunday July 28th from 3:30-5pm at Align Chiropractic.
Align Chiropractic, 2464 East Stadium. $15. 734-221-0158. info@annarborbabybeginnings.com www.annarborbabybeginnings.com [map]



 5 p.m.  Free! 

Cannabis Patient Education Group.

  community member   < less

Are you interested in learning more about medical cannabis and how to integrate it into your health care routine? Come on out to our monthly group where you will meet others who use medical cannabis. We cover new topics each month & the group takes place at the Om of Medicine, a medical cannabis provisioning center. This group is open to the public and is set up in our lounge which also happens to be a local art gallery! Come by for community, comfort, and cannabis education!
Om of Medicine, 111 S. Main St. Free. 7343698255. info@omofmedicine.org omofmedicine.org [map]







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