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MONDAY

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COMMUNITY YOGA:

Mondays 8:00am-9:00am

Instructors: Rebecka Furtado and Talia Kahan

Rebecka Furtado and Arti Panjwani Kvam are 200-500 hour yoga certified teachers that love to teach beginning yoga in a Hatha Flow, Yin, Restorative mix that is customized for each class. Both have been working with the Venice Family Clinic for over a year providing community classes that are easy to join and non intimidating, while maintaining a constant benefit and challenge to the seasoned student. Both are very dedicated to serving the community at large and helping those who would not normally have access to classes. This class is all levels and free to the community. Please bring a mat, block and straps if you have them, we have some mats and blocks to use if needed.

FREE

Contact Rebecka at 310-664-7530

MOO MOO MUSICA

Mondays 9:30am - 10:30amMoo Moo Musica
Instructor: JulieAnne Searles
A Joyful Celebration of multi-cultural music and dance: Newborns - 4 yrs old.
First class Free!! 
Single Class: $17.00  
4 classes: $65.00 
8 classes: $125.00
Contact JulieAnne: 310.289.5645
moomoomusica@yahoo.com

JILLY JAZZ: 

Mondays 11:00am - 12:30pm

Tuesdays 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Thursdays 10:45am-12:15pm

Thursdays 6:30pm  - 7:30pm
Instructor:  Jill Strauss
This class is pure classic jazz.  Luigi, Fosse, Robbins.  Strong in technique, rich in style with a wonderful variety of eclectic music.  Your creative self-expression will be unleashed!  Beginning/Intermediate level on Mondays, Intermediate level on Tuesdays and Intro/Beginning level on Thursdays.
Single Class:  $16 
10 classes: $140  
20 classes: $240
Contact Jill:  310.963.3378
www.jillyjazz.com

DANCING THROUGH PARKINSON'S: 

Mondays 1:30-2:30pm

Instructor: Invertigo Dance Theatre

A series of classes presented by Invertigo Dance Theatre in collaboration with Moving Body Pilates.  Dance through Parkinson's is a class modeled after the Dance for PD® program of the Mark Morris Dance Group/Brooklyn Parkinson's Group. The class is created to encourage stability and balance, increase flexibility, keep your mind limber, and leave you feeling inspired!

Friends and Family are welcome to join as the class is designed for all levels and allows each person to move at their own pace.

Single Class: donation only

Contact: laura@invertigodance.org

 

LITTLE GIANTS YOGA

Mondays 3:30pm-4:15pm

Instructor: Clara Hendon

Yoga 4 Kids 4 Change, is LA's only kids' community yoga class, and each class raises money for a charity. Our mission is to instill a sense of empowerment in children that they can change the world NOW through the wonderful world of yoga. Each class incorporates yoga, stretching, creative movement/dance and relaxation into an action packed, 45 minute class complete with music, props, interactive games, kids' dance party and plenty of imaginary play.

For 4-7 years old (kids younger at 4, bring an adult!)

Contact Clara: https://www.facebook.com/littlegiantsyoga

***Please don't forget a yoga mat!***

DRAMABEE

Mondays 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Instructor: Catherine Allison

Acting Workshops for Kids. Dramabee provides an exciting introduction to the world of acting and theatre to children-through play! It's what they love to do and it's what they do best, so by making both the workshops and performances a series of games we get to see these young actors performing with a vitality and spontaneity that is riveting to watch!

www.madamechocolate.com

Contact Catherine: catherine@madamechocolate.com or 310.428.7308

TAE KWON DO:

Mon/Tues./Wed./Thurs.:4:30-6:30

Saturdays 12:15pm-1:45pm
Instructor: Gregory Battle
6th Degree black belt Gregory teaches classes for Adults and Kids!
$150 per month for as many classes as you want
Contact Greg: 310.251.989

WALKING THEATRE WORKSHOP:

Mondays 6:30pm-10:30pm
Instructor: Joseph Culp

Walking Theatre Workshop is a body/mind method for 'knowing and being others'. This transpersonal technique is combined with traditional acting methods to develop and perform new work for theatre and film. New work will be performed at The Lodge!
$125.00 per month
Contact Joseph: 310.408.8023
www.josephculp.com

www.walkingtheatregroup.com

ARGENTINE TANGO NIGHTS:

Mondays 7:00pm-10:00pm

3rd Monday of the month begins at 6:45

Instructor: Makela Brizuela

Beginner Authentic Argentine Tango. The intense connection that you can achieve in a three minute tango can only be compared to ecstasy. This class lets you into the passionate culture of tango guided by an Argentine born teacher.
$17 per class, $140 for 10 classes
Contact Makela: 310.740.2007
www.makelatango.com

ARGENTINE TANGO PRACTICA:

Mondays 8:00pm-10:00pm

3rd Monday of the month: Practica with Wine and Cheese 7:30-10pm

One of the friendliest, warmest venues in town, Makela's Practica Electrica offers generous space, good lighting, a great mix of the traditional classics and the best modern tango, and best of all--fun dancers to practice with.
$12 per 2 hour practica, or $100 for 10 sessions.
Contact Makela: 310.740.2007
www.makelatango.com

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Youtube: makelatango

 

TUESDAY

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MOO MOO MUSICA:

Tuesdays 11:00am - 12:00pm
Instructor: JulieAnne Searles
A Joyful Celebration of multi-cultural music and dance: Newborns - 4 yrs old.
First class Free!! 
Single Class: $17.00  
4 classes: $65.00 
8 classes: $125.00
Contact JulieAnne: 310.289.5645
moomoomusica@yahoo.com

PRENATAL YOGA AT THE MAMA TREE:

Tuesdays 12:15pm-1:30pm

Join Lisa Arshawsky, RN, Midwife, and Certified Kundalini Yogi in a beautiful Prenatal Yoga Practice. Lisa provides a unique blend of Kundalini and Hatha flow with an emphasis on breath work, dance, occasional Kirtan chanting and joy in connecting to your divine sisters. This she infuses with her own subtle energetic practice and 14 years of experience in the pre and postnatal world. If you are expecting a baby, this class will connect you to the powerful and divine mother that already resides in you.

Contact Lisa: midwifela@gmail.com

TAE KWON DO:

Mon/Tues./Wed./Thurs.:4:30-6:30

Saturdays 12:15pm-1:45pm
Instructor: Gregory Battle
6th Degree black belt Gregory teaches classes for Adults and Kids!
$150 per month for as many classes as you want
Contact Greg: 310.251.989

JILLY JAZZ: 

Tuesdays 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Instructor:  Jill Strauss
This class is pure classic jazz.  Luigi, Fosse, Robbins.  Strong in technique, rich in style with a wonderful variety of eclectic music.  Your creative self-expression will be unleashed!  Beginning/Intermediate level on Mondays, Intermediate level on Tuesdays and Intro/Beginning level on Thursdays.
Single Class:  $16 
10 classes: $140  
20 classes: $240
Contact Jill:  310.963.3378
www.jillyjazz.com

 

WEDNESDAY

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BODY WEATHER LABORATORY:

Sundays 12:30pm-3:30pm

Wednesdays 10:00am-1:00pm
Dancer/choreographer Oguri is one of the foremost exponents of the contemporary dance movement known as Butoh. Trained in Japan, his career began in 1984. He has been based in Los Angeles since 1991 and has been offering classes entitled Body Weather Laboratory (BWL). BWL strengthens the growth and understanding of Butoh, which utilizes in-depth study of nature as source material for dance. BWL has been in residence at the Electric Lodge in Venice since 1997 and supported in part by OGP since 1999. In 1993 BWL formed a dance company and has conducted workshops and residencies. BWL tours and performs locally and internationally. **This is NOT a BUTOH WORKSHOP**

Instructor: Oguri & Roxanne Steinberg
Led by acclaimed Butoh artist, Oguri.
$18/day $60/4 days, $100/8 days
Contact Oguri: oguribwl@verizon.net
www.lightningshadow.com

 

TAE KWON DO:

Mon/Tues./Wed./Thurs.:4:30-6:30

Saturdays 12:15pm-1:45pm
Instructor: Gregory Battle
6th Degree black belt Gregory teaches classes for Adults and Kids!
$150 per month for as many classes as you want
Contact Greg: 310.251.989

SAMBA FUNKY:

Wednesdays. 8:00pm-9:00pm

Instructor:  Dani Lunn

Celebrate the roots of Samba with raw creative expression!  Samba Funky is a fun, adventurous, high energy dance class.  The warm-up includes body isolation exercises to develop coordination and inspired footwork to become quick on your feet.  We then focus on evolving sequences across the floor and exploring unique expression.   The choreography is a stylized combination of jazz, samba and structured improvisation.

$12 per class
Contact Dani: swingbrazildance@yahoo.com

 

THURSDAY

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SOUL MOTION:

Thursdays 9:00-10:30am

Instructor: Yukiko Amaya

Learn to move, express and communicate through your  body in complete freedom and sensitivity, beyond the barriers of language and the confines of mine.

Single Class: $18, $80 for five classes, $156 for ten classses

Contact Yukiko: topazsea@mac.com, 310.866.2476

www.sundarisacredarts.com

JILLY JAZZ: 

Thursdays 10:45am-12:15pm

Thursdays 6:30pm  - 7:30pm
Instructor:  Jill Strauss
This class is pure classic jazz.  Luigi, Fosse, Robbins.  Strong in technique, rich in style with a wonderful variety of eclectic music.  Your creative self-expression will be unleashed!  Beginning/Intermediate level on Mondays, Intermediate level on Tuesdays and Intro/Beginning level on Thursdays.
Single Class:  $16 
10 classes: $140  
20 classes: $240
Contact Jill:  310.963.3378
www.jillyjazz.com

KUNDALINI KLEANSE YOGA:

Thursdays 12:30pm-1:30pm

Join RN, Holistic and Spiritual Health Coach and Yogi, Lisa Arshawsky, for a powerful and cleansing 1 hour lunchtime Yoga Set. Kundalini yoga is a highly integrated, evolved and comprehensive science that will cause the glands, organs, nervous system and fascia to function more optimally. The effects of this profound technology has the direct impact of clearing your physical, mental and spiritual bodies and thus can lead to an entire Kleansing of your being. The sets that Lisa chooses, as handed down by Yogi Bhajan, are for anyone wishing to heal any area of their life. Join in and experience this amazing technology for yourself.

Contact Lisa: midwifela@gmail.com

MOO MOO MUSICA:

Thursdays 3:25pm - 4:25pm
Instructor: JulieAnne Searles
A Joyful Celebration of multi-cultural music and dance: Newborns - 4 yrs old.
First class Free!! 
Single Class: $17.00  
4 classes: $65.00 
8 classes: $125.00
Contact JulieAnne: 310.289.5645
moomoomusica@yahoo.com

TAE KWON DO:

Mon/Tues./Wed./Thurs.:4:30-6:30

Saturdays 12:15pm-1:45pm
Instructor: Gregory Battle
6th Degree black belt Gregory teaches classes for Adults and Kids!
$150 per month for as many classes as you want
Contact Greg: 310.251.989

HAWAIIAN HULA CLASSES

Thursdays 7:30pm-8:30pm

It's not grass skirts and coconuts!
This class is for adults of all ages, shapes and levels. Men are welcome too!
Hula is a traditional Hawaiian cultural art form of dance, story-telling, spirituality, nature, legends, chants, and history.  Beginners will learn the basic steps of Hula and will learn to dance Hula as it has been danced in Hawai'i for many generations. You will learn the Hula lineage that was taught by Kumu Hula Leilani's teacher, Loea Kawaikapuokalani Hewett, an internationally renowned Hula master, judge, composer and traditional Hawaiian medicine and cultural expert.
If you've never visited the Islands, or if you miss going back, then this is your chance to experience and learn more about Hawai'i, Hula and Aloha!

Things to bring:
-bottled water
-paper and pen
-wear comfortable stretchable clothing (e.g., T-shirt, tank top, capris, yoga pants, shorts, etc.)
-optional wet wipes to wipe your feet after class (we will dance barefoot)
-optional pareo or sarong, or pa'u (hula skirt), if you have one

-your willingness to learn and have fun!

 

Tuition: $72.00 a month - Payable by cash or PayPal to HalauKukui@gmail.com
Contact HalauKukui@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY

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MOO MOO MUSICA:                      Moo Moo Musica    

Fridays 10:00am - 11:00am
Instructor: JulieAnne Searles
A Joyful Celebration of multi-cultural music and dance: Newborns - 4 yrs old.
First class Free!! 
Single Class: $17.00  
4 classes: $65.00 
8 classes: $125.00
Contact JulieAnne: 310.289.5645 moomoomusica@yahoo.com                    

INT/ADV MODERN DANCE CLASS with Collective Movement:

Fridays 11:30am-1:30pm

Instructor: Alexandria Yalj

(Part I - Foundation) Basis focusing on alignment, core strength, breath, and exploration of gravity. Alexandria has successfully Incorporated ideas from her own training of Limon, Horton, Cunningham, Graham, and Simonson techniques and culminated them with her own fresh energetic flavor and musicality to create exciting warm up. These "dances" promote physicality, stamina and agility enhancing performance quality awareness and execution.

(Part II- Research) Combining improvisation and the dynamic choreography of Alexandria Yalj, this improvisational lab has been specifically developed for investigation and experimenting with time, space, effort, and shape. Offering an array of improvisational vignettes where participants are presented with playground of compositional images to play with and exercise their creative mind paired with body and soul.

Alexandria Yalj
-self producing performance artist with an MFA in choreography from CalArts. If she is not chasing the sun regardless of direction, she's probably diligently coordinating the next Collective Movement. As artistic director of Collective Movement, Alexandria has had the extreme pleasure in forming a pick up dance company that embodies an organically radical approach to choreography. Her unique choreographic works haven been presented in her native New York City as well as New Hampshire, Fresno City College, Pepperdine University, Berkshire Fringe Festival and here in Los Angeles. A current company member of Rosanna Gamson/World Wide, Alexandria is constantly searching for new approaches to expression and communication capacity of the body.


Classes are $12

Contact Alexandria: dance4everyone@gmail.com

THE MAGIC OF ACTING:

Fridays, contact Michele for schedule

Instructor: Michelle Delgado

A unique children’s theatre group that provides an educational insight to theater arts.  Actors will discover their individual talents and become fully self expressed! The key word for this theatre group is “EMPOWERMENT” Actors will explore scene study, character development, improvisation and much more!  The session will intensely focus on preparing actors to audition for our next theatre production. Gift Giver Productions, makes it a point to challenge each actor to discover their fullest potential on and off stage! Ages 5 -10 years and 11-16 years

Session: 8 weeks

Contact Michelle at GiftGiverProductions@yahoo.com or 310.902.4177

www.giftgiverproductions.com


JILLYJAZZ KIDS:

Fridays 3:00pm-6:15pm

Instructor: Jill Strauss with Marina Blanche Munoz

JillyJazz Kids will focus on building foundation, developing technique and style, while fostering creative self-expression and the joy of movement. JillyJazz Kids is excited to bring true jazz dance art form to the Venice and Westside communities.

Ballet & Creative Movement

Ballet and Creative Movement ages 3 - 4 3:00pm- 3:45pm
Basic Jazz and Ballet ages 5 - 8  4:00pm - 4:50pm
Jazz ages 9 - 12  5:00pm - 6:15pm

Contact:jillyjazz@gmail.com.

 


SATURDAYS

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HATHA YOGA

Saturdays 9:00am-10:30am
Instructor: John Sweetman
This is an invigorating class building strength, flexibility, balance and relaxation, challenging body, mind and spirit to develop and grow to new heights.
$15.00 per class
Contact John: 310.313.4970

AFROCARIBE:

Saturdays 10:30am-12:00pm
Instructor: Kimberly Miguel Mullen
Celebrate the spirit of AfroCaribbean culture through ongoing dance classes and specialty workshops accompanied by a live percussion ensemble. All Levels welcome, no experience necessary. Attire: Comfortable clothes and bare dancing feet. 
$15.00 per class
Contact Kimberly: mail@kimberlymiguelmullen.com
www.kimberlymiguelmullen.com

TAE KWON DO:

Mon/Tues./Wed./Thurs.:4:30-6:30

Saturdays 12:15pm-1:45pm
Instructor: Gregory Battle
6th Degree black belt Gregory teaches classes for Adults and Kids!
$150 per month for as many classes as you want
Contact Greg: 310.251.989

 

SUNDAY

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SWING BRAZIL:

Sundays 10:30am -12:00pm    
Explore the Body/Mind connection through the Magic of Brazilian Dance with the excitement of live percussion. Facilitated by Vida Vierra, artistic director of Swing Brazil Dance Company. All levels welcomed. Wear comfortable dance clothing and bare feet please.
$12 per class (Swing Brazil)
Contact Vida Vierra: swingbrazildance@yahoo.com
www.vidavierra.com  or  www.myspace.com/swingbrazil

BODY WEATHER LABORATORY:

Sundays 12:30pm-3:30pm

Wednesdays 10:00am-1:00pm
Dancer/choreographer Oguri is one of the foremost exponents of the contemporary dance movement known as Butoh. Trained in Japan, his career began in 1984. He has been based in Los Angeles since 1991 and has been offering classes entitled Body Weather Laboratory (BWL). BWL strengthensthe growth and understanding of Butoh, which utilizes in-depth study of nature as source material for dance. BWL has been in residence at the Electric Lodge in Venice since 1997 and supported in part by OGP since 1999. In 1993 BWL formed a dance company and has conducted workshops and residencies. BWL tours and performs locally and internationally.

Instructor: Oguri & Roxanne Steinberg
Led by acclaimed Butoh artist, Oguri.
$18.00 per class
Contact Oguri: oguribwl@verizon.net
www.lightningshadow.com

SAHAJA MEDITATION

Sundays 5:00pm-6:00pm

Sahaja Meditation is a simple technique that works to give us a little break from our daily hectic lives and thoughts and achieve our balance and peace of mind. It's always free and you can attend or skip at your convenience!

FREE

More on Sahaja Meditation:
www.sahajameditation.com

www.freemeditation.com

 

QOYA

Sundays 6:30-pm-8:00pm

Qoya is based on the idea that through movement, we remember. We remember our essence is wise, wild and free. Wise, wild and free also draw reference to the movement forms that are practiced. Wise-evoking the wisdom of yoga, wild- the creative expression in dance and free- the ability to really enjoy one's body through sensual movement. There are over 100 certified Qoya teachers and classes, workshops and retreats scheduled worldwide in 2014 throughout the US, as well as internationally in Mexico, Costa Rica, Europe, Peru, Chile and Zimbabwe.

To learn more, visit loveqoya.com

To learn more about Rochelle Schieck, founder of Qoya, visit wisewildfree.com