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.



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.



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



Aerial Arts for Youth w/ Joanna Haigood ~ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm (Starts October 24th 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.





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

Yoga taught in the Iyengar Method – Mixed level, beginners welcome ~ 10:30am beginning Wednesday 9/13/17

Inspired by the teachings of BKS Iyengar this style of Yoga brings about integration of body, mind and spirit. It is rooted in the traditional eight limbs of Yoga incorporating philosophy with the practice of postures and breathe awareness to develop health and well being of the whole person. It is a meditation in movement and practiced as an Art, Science and Philosophy. Jennifer MacGregor Dennis

The F.L.A.G. Ship Program ~ 1:15 PM – 2:30 PM, Bolinas Library, 14 Wharf Rd, Bolinas

The F.L.A.G.ship program, in partnership with Marin County Free Library, offers FREE drop-in bilingual preschool activities for families with children 0 to 5 years old on-board our bus. Stories, songs, games, crafts and other fun Kindergarten-readiness activities engage children and adults together. Information and referrals for family services are always available.



Bolinas-Stinson Children’s After School Theater, with Lisa Townsend ~ 2:45 – 6:00 p.m.

B-CAST Fall 2017

 When: November 8th – December 20th Time: 2:45pm-3:45pm Drama for 3rd-5th

Time: 4pm-5:45pm Repertory Class (upon teacher’s approval)

Cost: $125. (Partial & full are scholarships available, please inquire)

BCAST Theater Classes are designed to extend the student’s creative drama experience by expanding their imagination, building their confidence, and developing sensitivity (listening & observing skills) during the process of creating & problem solving when working with others.  Theater exercises focus on spontaneity, presence of mind, and the power of positive choice while strengthening the actor’s body, mind & voice.

 Registration, please contact Lisa: 868-0473 OR contact@lisatownsend.com


Beginning Yoga with Brenda Stine ~6:00 – 7:15 pm (September series starting!)

Each class will be a balanced mix of strengthening, lengthening and relaxing poses, with continuity from week to week so you can really see what a difference a regular yoga practice can make. We will also lso build up to a “peak pose” that varies from class to class, so we are sure to cover a variety of poses every month: chest openers, back openers, balancing poses, inversions, etc.

 Cost: $15/classWear: comfortable clothes with room to move, a shirt that won’t fall in your face when bend over from standing (tuck it in or where a snug one ; – )

Questions? of course you do!  Bring ‘em on yoga@brendastine.com





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


After-School Spanish for 3rd-6th Graders,~ 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm. A series of seven classes. $75 per student. Help your child stretch her/his mind with the mental gymnastics of learning a second language! Fun class focusing on communication/conversation and developing an ear for the sounds of the language. Introduction to the basics of grammar of a foreign language. Taught by a native speaker, Liliam Alfaro, who has also taught French and Latin to children and adults. For more info please contact Liliam at docforcats@gmail.com




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


Move & Tumble with KT (3-5 yrs) Starts October 6th – December 1st. (No class on 10/27/17)

Fridays 12:30pm – 1:30pm / $12 a class / drop-in okay


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.



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!



Brazilian Dance Class with Anna Gottreich ~ 11:00 am – 12:15pm (Last Sunday of the month only  – please check with Anna Gottreich <annagott@sbcglobal.net> if class is happening!)

Get a great workout as you learn different dances of Brazil, from Carnaval Samba, to traditional Afro-Brazilian movement, and lots in-between! Classes are high energy and fun, and feature a thorough warm-up, and movement across the floor, set to beautiful, fast-paced, authentic rhythms. All levels welcome! Wear comfortable dance/workout clothes – you WILL sweat! Get a great workout and get your culture on!

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.