Weekly Classes & Programs

Pdancer-child-75-100lease contact our office at (415) 868-2128 or email lia@bocenter.org if you would like to know specifics or availability to start a class or offer a workshop.

 

MONDAY

Somatic Exercises ~ 9:30 – 10:45 am

Learn a series of gentle focused movements that can be practiced daily to re-educate the body to move freely with ease and flexibility.  Somatic Exercises release habituated pain and chronic discomfort, restores muscle function and renewed awareness in moving through daily life. Please bring  a mat, blanket and dress  warmly in comfortable clothes, exercises will be done on the floor. Drop-ins welcome. For more info contact Cenize   (415) 497- 4413   cteafortwo@gmail.com

 

Bo Babies ~ 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Baby and toddler group for mamas, papas and babies – free entry
Was paid for with a grant from the Stinson-Bolinas Community Fund – looking for current funding or sponsors! 

 

Pilates Mat with Lisa ~ 5:30-6:45 p.m. 

This class will focus on your needs as well as: Improving posture, Strengthening you r core, Increasing Flexibility, Injury Prevention,
Awareness of Breath, Reducing tension & Stress.
To Register: 868-0473 or come to the 1st class
10 Class series = $140 – 12 students max

 

Yoga with Angela Sterpka ~ 7:00- Decompress body, mind and spirit with this soulful yoga practice suitable for all levels.   Classes are a hatha-flow that incorporate asana (yoga postures), breath work, internal practices and meditation so that students may grow their own body awareness and expand their limits.  $12/class or 5 classes for $50.

 

TUESDAY

Diaspora Dance for our Village Elder Women ~ 9:00am-10:15 am

An empowering restorative movement experience with Amber Hines. We will embody, connect with our source energy and one another. Come Strengthen, lengthen, dance and flow. Lets move our energy together. For more info contact Amber at amberchines@gmail.com

 

Soul Soup: A family style music ritual w/ Amber Hines ~ 10:30am – 11:15 am

Utilizing ritual traditions from around the world. We will gather in song, dance and play with live drum accompaniment. Pre-registration is requested, thou walk-ins are welcome. Contact Amberchines@gmail.com for more info and to register.

 

Gentle Workout w/ Brenda Stine ~ 11:30-12:30 am

This class is a mixture of what Brenda knows and loves: yoga, dance, music, and moving the body safely. Classes include a warm up, with special attention to the neck and spine, stretches, and easy moves that wake up our circulation, rhythm and coordination. We always get out of the chair and work on our posture and balance too.
Formerly known as Senior Stretch, this class is for ANYONE of ANY AGE who wants or needs a gentle work out at this time. We stretch and move, mostly while sitting in a chair, but you can stand if you want to.

 

Aerial Arts for Youth w/ Joanna Haigood ~ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm BACK FALL 2017!

 

Core Contact with Lisa Townsend ~  6:30pm-8pm
A Contemporary Dance Class – Open to Teenagers & Adults
CoreContact is a contemporary dance class for the mind-full body. Joining mind/body modalities with release based modern dance we begin by warming our bodies with a focus placed on our breath, the body’s alignment, our soft tissue and bones. This attention established, we will build from simple movement exercises to longer dance phrases. Phrase material will emphasize: going in and out of the floor with ease, dancing boldly & covering lots of space, taking chances off balance, embodying articulate gestures,& developing musicality within our strong, efficient, and graceful bodies.

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY

Pilates Mat with Lisa Townsend ~ 8:30-9:45 a.m. 
drop-in okay

After-School Theater with Lisa Townsend ~ 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Diaspora Dance with Amber Hines ~ 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. ON HOLD TILL FALL 2017                                       

An empowering restorative movement experience inspired by the sacred gifts of my African heritage. I invite you to get into your body and move your energy! We will stretch, strengthen, groove deeply and sweat.  Adults only please!

 

THURSDAY

Yoga Flow with Brenda Stine ~ 7:30am – 9:00 am / $15 OR $5 for caregivers working with the elderly

Start your day with a dynamic yoga class that moves fluidly through poses, with mindful attention to your body and breath. The class is set to music and is both vigorous and relaxing: restoring balance to body, mind and soul.

 

 

Food Bank ~ 12 noon. The San Francisco Food Bank and the Marin Food Bank brings food assistance for those who need it

 

Congolese Dance and Drumming with Sandor ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm / $15

 

FRIDAY

Pilates Mat with Lisa Townsend ~ 9:00-10:00 a.m. – drop-in okay

 

BALLET CLASS for Adults and Teens, Beginner-Advanced, with Erika Townsend

Come & Be “Beautiful at the Ballet”

Fridays 10:30 to Noon (no class the 4th Friday of each month.) Drop-in single class $15, Five classes $60. The class includes Ballet Barre, Stretching, Center Work & Across the Floor.

Dance is a wonderful centerpiece for life. You live it. You breathe it. Ballet develops muscular strength, agility, & co-ordination as well as good posture, poise & grace. The art of ballet is related to the arts of music, sculpture, literature, drama, and design both in its technique and in its ideals of beauty and strength. Ballet, gives a lift to the spirit and is just plain FUN. Wear comfortable workout clothes (not baggy) and ballet shoes. Hair should be away from face and neck. Erika Townsend has been teaching ballet for over fifty years in NYC, California & right here in Bolinas since 2013.

bnetownsend@att.net    209.523.4305    209.985.9852

 

No Place Like Home ~ 12:00 noon (once a month) Free brunch served every fourth Friday of the month. Offered to you by the No Place Like Home committee and the Calvery Presbyterian Church.

 

SATURDAY

Diaspora Dance with Amber Hines ~ 9:00 – 10:15 a.m.                             

An empowering restorative movement experience inspired by the sacred gifts of my African heritage. I invite you to get into your body and move your energy! We will stretch,strengthen,groove deeply and sweat.  Adults only please!

 

SUNDAY

CommUnity Night ~ starts between 6:00 and 7:00 pm

(Only occasional Sundays, check www.bocenter.org/events for details )
This is an evening YOU may organize something for your community and it is FREE for YOU and  everyone attending! Please call 868-2128 for details on how it works.