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Summer 2022 Community Education Wellness Courses 

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Modern/Contemporary Dance for Teens and Adults 

Wednesdays, July 6 – August 24
7-8 p.m.
CRN# 61595
CFP 742-51
Fee: $100

Weekly class will move from stretching thru a blended style incorporating elements of: classical ballet, classical modern dance (Horton, Lemon, Graham…) with a healthy dose of post-modern dance (generally a mix of theater and dance) and jazz; think earth bound ballet with some leaps and some moves lying on the ground. Please wear stretchy clothing, have long hair pulled up in a pony tail and be prepared to dance in socks or bare foot. Register for Modern/Contemporary Dance for Teens and Adults.

Aikido for Adults and Teens

Thursdays, July 7 – August 18
7-8:15 p.m.
CRN# 61778
CFP 800-51
Fee: $75
This course will be taught at the YWCA, 44 Washington Ave., Schenectady, N.Y. 12305.

Students, ages 14 and older, will practice Hombu style Aikido, which strengthens the body, mind and spirit. Aikido uses blending and redirecting techniques, Jujutsu joint locks and boxing elements that keep this martial art applicable for all individuals. Aikido promotes self-defense, flexibility, strength building and coordination. Students are asked to wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Register for Aikido for Adults and Teens.

Intro to Iaido

Mondays, July 11 – August 22
5:30-6:45 p.m.
CRN# 61779
CFP 803-51
Fee: $75
This course will be taught at the YWCA, 44 Washington Ave., Schenectady, N.Y. 12305.

Students, ages 18 and older, will learn about and practice Iaido, a modern non-combative physical and mental discipline based on the proficient use of the traditional Japanese (Samurai) sword. Students will hone their martial acuity through Zanshin (a state of awareness – of relaxed alertness). Students are asked to wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Register for Intro to Iaido.