Paint Party!

2021-04-07T15:16:52-04:00

Join us for an adult event at The STEAM Studio to kickoff STEAM@thefitz! Come and paint with us! Whether you are an artist and have your own project you are working on OR want to participate in the Social Art Challenge, this is the event for you. We will be painting, drawing, listening to jazz, and having fun, with only slight interruptions from Dr. Noah, talking about cool STEAM stuff and making shameless plugs for all the ambitions we have for STEAM@thefitz! The STEAM studio has donated supplies that are available to use and some new and unopened supplies for purchase. [...]

Paint Party!2021-04-07T15:16:52-04:00

POSTPONED: Yin Yoga – All Levels

2020-04-15T23:01:31-04:00

A complementary yoga practice to the more dynamic and invigorating yoga styles that are predominant today. Some call it the “other half of yoga.” In Yin Yoga, floor postures are held passively for several minutes in order to access a safe and positive ‘stress’ on the deep layers of connective tissue in the body. Physically, Yin Yoga restores and maintains the natural mobility of the joints, primarily between the navel and the knees. Energetically, Yin Yoga opens the body’s meridian system, which enhances the body’s energetic flow and supports emotional equilibrium. As this practice emphasizes stillness and silence, Yin Yoga prepares [...]

POSTPONED: Yin Yoga – All Levels2020-04-15T23:01:31-04:00

Put Pencil to Paper and Start Drawing (Age 16+)

2020-02-25T11:07:08-05:00

Do you want to learn how to draw but don't know where to start? In this class, we’ll share fun, beginner-friendly drawing techniques that can turn anyone into an artist. This class will help you overcome your fear of the blank page and focus on putting pencil to paper so you can draw the way you always wished you could. In this class, we will cover the fundamentals in drawing including: Using different pencils for line quality Applying different shading methods Practice measurement and proportions in your work We’ll will help you embrace imperfections in your work with step-by-step exercises that [...]

Put Pencil to Paper and Start Drawing (Age 16+)2020-02-25T11:07:08-05:00

Beginner Guitar (Ages 15+)

2020-02-22T19:23:13-05:00

Join our beginning guitar class and get hooked on guitar! Students will need their own acoustic guitars - they'll be learning simple chords and songs in no time. Level 1 classes begin with an introductory section for 8 weeks. Students may then continue and register for an additional 8 weeks. This program grows into the a Level 2 and 3 classes meet for 16 weeks and explore more advanced chord fingerings and a broader repertoire of material. Levels 4 and 5 also meet for 16 weeks, and incorporate songwriting with guitar instruction. As students advance, they can transition at any time [...]

Beginner Guitar (Ages 15+)2020-02-22T19:23:13-05:00

Beginner Ukulele (Ages 15+)

2020-02-22T19:27:36-05:00

Ukulele for older teens and adults - Don't let the kids have all the fun! Teens and adults can learn to play Uke too! Join us to learn how to play ukulele in a social group setting. In Level 1, we'll teach you the basics you need to know to get going on this popular instrument. You'll come away with having a few songs under your fingers and the ability to figure out more tunes on your own. Students should come to the first class with their own Ukulele. Note: Classes run April 3 - May 29, no class April 24.

Beginner Ukulele (Ages 15+)2020-02-22T19:27:36-05:00

Introduction to Conversational French

2020-02-25T12:43:04-05:00

Planning a trip to Canada or France or a French-speaking country? Or perhaps you just want to learn this language for your own enrichment. This class is for people who have never spoken the language or have very limited experience. Maybe you took French class many years ago in High School or grew up with French relatives but have forgotten it all. For six weeks we will cover basics such as introductions, family, numbers, dates, nouns, adjectives, verbs and much more. Learn to speak, read, write and translate this beautiful language. Required Materials: A French-English dictionary in any form. Note: Course [...]

Introduction to Conversational French2020-02-25T12:43:04-05:00

Songwriting Workshop (Age 15+)

2020-02-25T11:13:48-05:00

This is the practical application and technique of the working songwriter. Melody, lyrics, “hooks,” points of view and song logic will be covered. Solo writing as well as the concept of collaboration are introduced. Participants will work individually and in small groups. Objectives Learn and employ both conventional and unconventional song structures. Establish the difference between simple expression and communication through song, and how to establish a musical dialogue with the listener. The fundamentals of lyric writing through the usage of rhyme and meter. Employing various writing devices to help make a song more effective - POV, object writing, tension and [...]

Songwriting Workshop (Age 15+)2020-02-25T11:13:48-05:00

Learn Spanish as a Family

2020-02-25T12:38:28-05:00

Come learn Spanish as a family - Parents and kids can learn together! (Ages 8+) Over 435 million people worldwide speak Spanish as their first language, making it the second most commonly-spoken native language in the world. We believe communication is the key to a peaceful world. Through language you learn about other cultures, different ways of understanding and seeing the world. We teach Spanish to kids and adults in a fun and relaxed environment through play and hands on activities, promoting the values of Spanish-speaking cultures of Europe and South America. Note: Course runs April 1 - May 13, no [...]

Learn Spanish as a Family2020-02-25T12:38:28-05:00

Harmonica

2020-02-22T19:35:42-05:00

Music is an amazing outlet to relieve daily stress, plus a harmonica fits right in your pocket! This course will help you become a harmonica player. All you need to do is follow the lectures plus some practice and you will start to feel a surge of confidence as you see your skills increasing daily. This will be an exciting, fun, and challenging class – I think you will thoroughly enjoy it! Requirements: All you need is a 10 hole diatonic harmonica Even if you've been told you are musically hopeless you can play harmonica! The famous harp slinger Lee Oskar [...]

Harmonica2020-02-22T19:35:42-05:00

Beginner Ballroom Dance

2020-02-11T11:26:39-05:00

Be a hit at your next wedding or function by learning the basics of five of the more popular Ballroom dances: Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, Cha cha and Swing. No Partner Required! You'll learn the basic steps to each of these dances and add more moves as the class progresses. You'll also learn about lead and follow technique as well as the rhythms for each dance so you'll be able to dance to a wide variety of music. No partner is required as the class will be taught in a rotational system so that everyone will have a chance to dance with [...]

Beginner Ballroom Dance2020-02-11T11:26:39-05:00

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