This month in the Lobby Art Gallery we present work by Inverness artist, Nancy Stein. The May art exhibit by Nancy Stein in the Dance Palace Lobby celebrates the children’s play “The Last Wild Witch,” directed by Maica Folch, which will be performed on May 5 at 6:30 pm. Nancy is most known for her […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org before attending. $45 monthly *Instructor led classes are held independently at the […]
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.
*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 email@example.com 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 […]
INFORMATION COMING *This event is held independently at the community center. Please note, masks are still required in the common spaces in the Dance Palace; masks are available in the lobby. We thank you for your cooperation.
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 […]
This class will be a mix of Balkan and Israeli dances. Folk dancing is proven to be one of the very best ways to both exercise the body and the brain - and it’s just plain fun! Instructor Carol Friedman loves to dance and to share the dances she loves. She has been teaching […]
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; […]
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 […]
Discover how nature, in all of its wisdom, supports us to make an easier transition from Winter to Spring. Foraged herbal plants that can be found all over West Marin will be used to make your own artisanal Spring Herbal Tonic base. All ingredients are provided for the class. We will continue to build upon our […]
Help celebrate and appreciate 50 amazing years of Papermill Creek Children's Corner! We will play and party and enjoy the new outdoor classroom space. Food and entertainment will be provided. ¡Ayúdenos a celebrar y apreciar los 50 años maravillosos de Papermill Creek Children's Corner! Jugaremos y festejaremos y disfrutaremos del nuevo salón de clases al […]