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Expand your talents and explore new fields with the wide array of classes offered by Gilmer Arts. Come paint just for the fun of it with our Sip N Stroke gatherings, or gain more experience in watercolor, pastels or oils with ongoing classes at both beginner and more advanced levels. Interested in music? We have individual and class lessons in piano, guitar and dulcimer. Or if you’re simply interested in relaxing your mind and body, try one of our ongoing yoga classes. And during the summer we have classes for the kids.  Check the listings often as we regularly add new classes.

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Yoga Basics with Heather

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2018

Instructor: Heather Huck Pricing: $15 Walk-in, $60 for 5 Classes, $100 for 10 Classes A hatha yoga class teaching the alignment, modifications, variations and transitions of basic and fundamental hatha yoga poses. We will build strength, flexibility and endurance in mind & body. This class is great to deepen your knowledge of the postures and to learn what concepts and principles that more challenging poses are built on. Excellent for managing stress! Purchase Walk-in Classes Purchase Discounted Multi-Class Packages Interested…

Line Dancing with Michelle

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2018

Tuesdays Two Classes at 6:30 - 7:15 PM Instructor:  Michelle McCullough Fee: 5 class for $60 (members get a 10% discount) Children under 10 free, must be accompanied by guardian Must wear sneakers or non-marring type of shoe Come join us for Fun and Exercise while learning all sorts of Line Dances!  This is a class for all ages and abilities.  We will be dancing to various types of music for beginner's line dancers, then gradually, as the class is…

Yoga Flow With Heather

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2018

Instructor: Heather Huck Pricing: $15 Walk-in, $60 for 5 Classes, $100 for 10 Classes A hatha yoga flow class, linking movement with breath at a fairly steady pace. Not too fast, not too slow. There is less detailed instruction and more fluidity. In a flow class, we have the opportunity to work our minds and bodies in a different way by focusing on consistent movement combined with the use of our breath to carry us through the practice. It’s fun,…

Yoga Foundations with Heather

January 25 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:45am on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2018

Instructor: Heather Huck Pricing: $15 Walk-in, $60 for 5 Classes, $100 for 10 Classes This class is the perfect class to begin your yoga practice, or if you are returning after a while away from the mat. It is also accommodate a desire or need for a slower, less intense practice for the day. There will be straightforward instructions to get you used to the language used and to make connections between your mind and your body. Basic and fundamental…

Yoga with Noor Moody

Class – Yoga

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2018

Instructor: Noor Moody Pricing: $12 per class or $40 for 4-classes Refresh your mind, body and soul with a yoga class. Yoga is said to aide in digestion, improve balance, flexibility and posture, tone and strengthen muscles and much more. Discipline, meditation and posing are key factors in gaining the benefits of better health through regular yoga classes. Learn the right way to breathe, strengthen your core, and meditate. Noor will guide you through a series of relaxing and strengthening…

Intro to Oil Painting with Camille Day

February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This class has been rescheduled to Feb 6th Instructor: Camille (Candy) Day Class Fee: $125 (members get a 10% discount) Come learn the basics of this time honored and much-loved artistic pursuit.  Oil painting is and has always been the most popular painting medium and there are many reasons why.  You’ll learn how to handle the paint, the brushes, and how to apply it to a surface and arrange a painting…even if you’ve never painted before!  All supplies will be…

Class – Art of Collage

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 7, 2018

Register for this Class Instructor: Jeff DeLude Date & Time: 5 weeks starting, Feb 7, 2018 6:30 – 8:30 PM Cost: $45 for all 5 weeks ( Members get a 10% discount) Minimum Students: 4 Explore the many possibilities of old-fashion cut and paste paper collage. Experiment with multiple techniques and formal concepts. Let your imagination soar. You will make at least one collage each class and gain tools for further production on your own. Old and young, this medium…

Master Class with Doyle Dykes

February 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Register for this once in a lifetime class! Turbocharge Your Fingerpicking Simply picking with your fingers doesn't make you a fingerstyle player. There's more to it than that. Join acclaimed fingerstyle guitarist Doyle Dykes and learn to take advantage of every finger on your picking hand. In addition to walking you through his repertoire of trademark techniques, Doyle will show you how to create melodies, independently moving bass lines, and inner voices simultaneously. Doyle will also cover Chet Atkins-, Merle…

Plein Air Workshop – Kathy Rennell Forbes

March 1 @ 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:30pm, repeating until March 2, 2018

Two-Day Plein Air Workshop with Kathy Rennell Forbes On Thursday March 1st and Friday March 2nd, 2018 Gilmer Fine Artists and Gilmer Arts will host a 2-day Plein Air Workshop.  Noted international artist Kathy Rennell Forbes is the instructor. The workshop will start with a review of materials followed by an outdoor watercolor demo and discussion in the morning. After a short lunch break, the students will create their own value studies, sketch their painting, then paint the scene.  First…

Quilting Workshop – Intro to Quilting

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Register for this Class   Instructors: Apple Country Quilt Guild Cost: $40 (members get a 10% discount) Minimum Students: 3    Maximum Students: 12 Students will get a kit to make your own table runner (50” x 12”). Students will learn – basic cutting piecing & finishing. Material will be provided. Supplies needed: Sewing Machine, Neutral Thread, Scissors, Rotary Cutter (Optional), Cutting Rulers (optional).

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