We practice outside, behind the Dance Palace. Warm-up and practice of Tai Chi set as taught by Sifu Kuo Lien Ying, who certified Ellen to teach in 1978. Shaolin and weapons sets for advanced students. New students are taught individually. Please contact Ellen at email@example.com before attending. $45 monthly *Instructor led classes are held independently at the […]
Learn all the basics of sewing machine operation, and complete a sewingproject during this bootcamp program, in a fun bootcamp. Instructor Pia Anderson is an experiencedteacher who runs the Marin Sewing Lab. Open to students 15 and older. $150 for this 6-hour class. Students should bring their own scissors, and lunch.
Stretching and strenghtening the body. Balancing. Gaining range of motion in the joints. Practicing awareness. Joining together, once more, to breathe and let go of stress. Ellen has been teaching since 1970. She was certified in the Iyengar tradition and has also studied for many years with Ramanand Patel. Her years in dance and Tai […]
Kids Theater leads elementary school-aged children through a journey into the world of theater. Students develop acting skills through theater games, scene work, storytelling, creative movement, music-making, and character exploration. They will prepare to perform a play titled “The Last Wild Witch," an eco-fable by Starhawk. Students find their voice, build self-confidence, and discover the joys of performance through collaboration. […]
Private class *This event is a rental and held independently at the community center. Contact the organizer directly for up-to-date information and questions, COVID policies, etc. Masks are still required in the common spaces.
No time for bootcamp? This class covers all the basics of sewing machineoperation but without completion of a sewing project! This class is required to use the Dance Palace sewing machines during upcoming open studio time. Class is open to all ages 15 and up. $50 fee. Students should bring their own scissors. Instructor Pia […]
*Instructor-led classes are held independently at the community center. Contact the instructor directly for up-to-date information on holiday schedules and class questions, to register, COVID policies, and to make class tuition payments. Masks are still required in the common spaces.
Aikido is the only martial art that seeks to resolve conflict without harming the attacker. Children find that aikido helps them learn to get along, build self confidence, develop focus, good manners, and calmness. Training develops physical coordination and balance as children run, roll, jump, and fall. Contact instructor Ruth Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or […]
Aikido is a non-aggressive form of self-defense that emphasizes the control of the self as the path to control of a situation. Wear loose clothing or martial arts gi. Cost $5 mat fee per session. Sensei is Bruce Fox, Godan in Seidokan Aikido. Ongoing Tuesdays, 5:30pm – 6:45pm For more information, contact Bruce Fox. *Instructor […]
Keep your immunity up to date! Presented by Marin Health & Human Services and Point Reyes Health Center
A multicultural art program taught at the Dance Palace for children ages 7-12. Artists of many cultures will be invited to participate. The children will use two- and three-dimensional media—painting, printmaking, ceramics, jewelry, and textiles— to develop their own unique expressions. Visits to local galleries are included. A snack is provided before class. Enrollment is […]
Fun with Code provides a fun way for students to learn how to develop games or apps from the ground up! We have a variety of awesome projects, including race cars, pixel art, GoalieMania!, animation and music, Whack-A-Mole, and more! For grades 3-8. Wednesdays, 3:30pm-5:00pm January 18 - March 29; no class on February 22 […]
Deep Hatha Flow Yoga Hatha Flow Yoga: Emphasis on breath and awareness. This philosophy based practice includes a fluid sun salutation, asana practice offered with gradations of challenge, pranayama, mantra, and meditation. *Instructor-led classes are held independently at the community center. Contact the instructor directly for up-to-date information on holiday schedules and class questions, to […]
A FREE developmental playgroup for children 0-3 years of age and their parents, caregivers and families. Provided by a partnership between the Dance Palace and Parent Services Project. Come together to play, learn and prepare your child for success in school and life with intentional, developmentally-appropriate learning experiences. Through these experiences, your child will be […]
Come sing! Join us after school on Thursdays at the Dance Palace. All singers 1st-5th grades are invited to join! Walkdown from the West Marin School (after the Inverness bus arrives) will be supervised by Sarah Cane, who will then direct the choir. Regular rehearsals will be Thursdays, 3:15-4:15pm, at the Dance Palace. Session registration required; […]
Make a LED robot flashlight and build a propeller car! Be prepared to have fun and challenge yourself! Sign your middle schooler up for this FREE sample class; space is limited.
ZUMBA with Gina Tanner and Chrissy Costello ZUMBA is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training, alternating fast & slow rhythms, and resistance training. We absolutely love teaching Zumba classes. The reason is simple: Every class feels like a party! We are currently licensed to […]
The NEW Little Ones Music Class gives children ages 3-6 an opportunity to learn songs, develop their imagination, and connect with new friends in a supportive community. Young, creative minds are encouraged to open up by an experienced, child-focused teacher who knows how to capture their attention and nurture their imagination. Each week children might engage in singing songs (in English […]
elby Wynn Schwartz joins us to celebrate the U.S. publication of her Booker Prize-longlisted novel, After Sappho (Liveright). "After Sappho is a project of both imagination and intimacy, but also of significant research. Schwartz’s protagonists are all real people, but she has captured the essence of their lives and identities by means of what she describes as 'speculative […]