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Classes start on Saturday 6 September for 9 weeks, €90 (Activity book and CD included in class costs)

French For Fun For Kids

presented by La Jolie Ronde tutor Rhona Gomès

An opportunity for 4-12 year olds to learn French through games, songs, rhymes, stories, role-plays and fun!
Classes start on Saturday 6th September and run for 9 weeks.

Please pre-book with Rhona Gomès at 086-8262500 as spaces are limited.

For more information about La Jolie Ronde please visit www.lajolieronde.ie

Term starting Monday 8 September ,

Kindermusik Baby & Toddler Class with Anita - Autumn 2014

For ages newborn to 3.5 year olds

Bond with your child as you play, sing, dance (no talent required!), and giggle together. Your child will learn and grow through activities that stimulate brain growth, build motor skills, enhance social-emotional development, and much more.

Parents know instinctively what scientists have proven: young children thrive on music. All over the world, parents bond with their babies through musical sounds and rhythmic movement. They rock and swing their children, put them to sleep with lullabies, make them laugh with nursery rhymes. Kindermusik is the world’s most trusted music movement program for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and young children. 

Digital home material: 
Music downloads: All of the songs, rhymes, stories and sounds from class are easy to download and add to your music collection.  Monthly literature book is included in e-book format, with pages you can turn yourself, and a page-by-page audio read-aloud that you can turn on or off.  Activity buttons take you to a variety of different activity types, including dance and movement instructions, fingerplay demonstrations and instructions, together-in-the-kitchen activities, music time, listening games, vocal play activities, video field trips, find-it/count-it style activities, ideas for pretend play, and more.

To view a class schedule, please click here.

For more information or to book, contact Anita directly:
Mobile:   089 983 7551
Email:    kindermusikwithanita@gmail.com

From Monday 8 September for 14 weeks, 10.05am - 11.35am, €84 for 7 session

Gentle Yoga with Susie

Yoga is about well-being.  Yoga helps you to manage yourself - the body, thoughts and emotions - through developing awareness and learning to let go of limitations. Suitable for beginners and people with experience of yoga, this session combines physical movements, breath work and a long relaxation.   Susie is fully qualified to teach in the Satyananda tradition of yoga (recognised by the Yoga Federation of Ireland and the British Wheel of Yoga).

Practical information:

  • Wear loose comfortable clothing in layers. Shoes are not worn during the practice of yoga;
  • Bring a blanket or sleeping bag with you for when you are lying on the floor. Mats are provided, though you are welcome to bring your own;
  • Yoga is best practiced on an empty stomach, so try not to eat a large meal for 2 hours before the class;
  • If you have any health problems it is advisable to check with your doctor whether s/he considers yoga to be appropriate for you.
     

For more information or to book, please contact Susie McNaughton 086 7354461.  If there is sufficient demand, a second session will be run from 11.45am - 12.45pm on Monday mornings, focusing on Gentle Joint-moving Yoga.  This would be especially suitable for older people who want to keep moving, and let their energy flow.  Cost €70 for 7 sessions.

From Thursday 11 September for 6 weeks, 10.30am - 12pm, €60 per term

Gentle Yoga with Seema

Seema is passionate about sharing the physical, mental and spiritual benefits of Yoga.  Her style of yoga is unique, embracing aspects of Hatha Yoga, flowing Vinyasa Yoga and Kundalini Yoga. The style includes breath work as every movement in yoga is synchronised with breathing. The classes in glór will be gentle Hatha Yoga and are suitable for all. Her classes end with a guided relaxation, all focused on bringing optimum wellness to the students.

For booking or further information please contact Seema on 0876703890  |  www.ennisyoga.com  seema@live.ie

From Wednesday 24 September for 10 weeks, 1pm - 3pm, €10 per workshop

ACT NOW! Introduction to Acting Training and Theatremaking for Adults with Special Needs

For booking or further information please contact Marie McNamara, Theatre Practitioner and Dramatherapist directly on 087 6391409 │mfgmcnamara@eircom.net.

From Wednesday 24 September for 6 weeks, 10.15am - 11.15am, €90

Guided Meditation Workshops

Led by Josephine Sweeney

Beginners and experienced alike are all welcome.  The mornings will cover connecting with your higher self, relaxation & breathing techniques, Mindfulness, Personal Development, and finding the balance in mind, body and spirit. 

Led by Josephine Sweeney, a Certified Louise Hay Practitioner & Heal Your Life® Coach, the meditations will encompass elements from her work based on the philosophy of Louise Hay.  Come along to enjoy a peaceful and harmonious hour with like- minded individuals.

To enrol contact Josephine Sweeney:

Mobile:      087 6926715
Email:       info@serenitywithin.ie
Website:   www.serenitywithin.ie

Payment terms are available.

Term commences Wednesday 1 & Thursday 2 October, First Child €85/Additional children €75

The Unlimited Dream Machine School of Theatre

with Zara Starr

Clare based professional theatre company The Unlimited Dream Company are opening a school for budding performers.  Hosting weekly workshops over a ten week term, facilitator Zara Starr will inspire confidence and creativity in a fun and dynamic learning environment.  Zara's hands on approach to devising new and innovative work will encourage students to investigate theatre and performance in an invigorating way while honing their skills as artists.

A native of Clare, Zara is a passionate teacher of Youth Theatre teaching acting, singing and dance.  She is a company member of the multi-award winning ANU Productions and she also plays the character of Loretta in Fair City (RTE).  Zara has five years training in Theatre and in Film from GMIT and specialises in physical theatre, dance, and choreography. 

As well as being a Theatre Maker, Zara is also a Director of both Theatre and Film with her most recent work as Assistant Director on the DCTV production of 'The Inquiry' shown as part of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2014.  Zara was Theatre Artist in Residence for County Louth 2012/2013.

The schedule of  classes is as follows:

Wednesdays:
3:30pm -4:30pm for ages 6-8 years
4:30pm - 5:30pm for ages 13-15 years

Thursdays:
3:30pm - 4:30pm for ages 9-12 years
4:30pm - 5:30pm for ages 16-18 years
 

Term runs from Wednesday Oct 1st & Thursday Dec 11th with no classes on Oct 29th & 30th for Mid-Term.  Enrolment will be held in glór on Wednesday September 10th from 3-5pm.

Booking and information are directly with Zara:
Phone:   083 4512002
Email:     theunlimiteddream@gmail.com
Website: www.theunlimiteddreammachine.com

Saturday 25 October,

PAWS - The International Pictures and Words Storytelling Festival

The first PAWS Festival will be held in glór this year and the festival will highlight art, storytelling, literature, comics, education, the Irish language, film, theatre, traditional storytelling and other media in which stories are told.

There will be a free open day for everyone to attend with stalls from comic creators, poets, novelists, illustrators, book publishers, etc. to show the variety of ways in which we tell stories.

There will also be workshops on How to Tell Tales Through Pictures and Words,  €5 per person

  • Ages 5-7 years with parents: 11.30am - 12.10pm
  • Ages 8-13 years: 2pm – 3pm
Tuesday 28 & Wednesday 29 October, 10am - 3.30pm, €40 for 2 days

Createschool Stop-Motion Workshops

Suitable for ages 8-12 years

Ever wanted to bring your Lego mini figures to life?

Well now you can thanks to Createschool's brand new stop motion workshop. Experienced tutors will share tips and techniques on set building, filming, editing and creating sound scapes. Lego figures will come to life as they walk and talk through a forest landscape.

Participants will work in small groups to collaborate and create the set, storyboard and plan their stop motion movie and then to film and produce it. The workshop is focussed on hands on learning and all participants will receive a certificate of participation and a copy of their movie!

All materials are supplied though we would encourage participants to bring along their own favourite Lego character & a packed lunch.

Thursday 30 October, 10.30am -12pm & 12.30pm – 2pm, €8 (materials included)

Mask Making Workshops

with Ana Colomer from Tic Toc Puppets

Animals, monsters, super heroes... make your own mask this Halloween.
Using paper, cardboard and other recycled materials, this workshop is fun, crafty and creative. 

For ages 7-12 years

8 weeks from Wednesday 12 November, 10.15am - 11.15am, €130

Mindfulness through Breathing

Led by Josephine Sweeney

Mindfulness can help clarify every situation by focusing on the breath, allowing space and creativity to experience what is already present, bringing gentle kindness to yourself and others around you.

A prerequisite to attend this course includes participation on the 6 week Guided Meditation course which starts on Wednesday 24th September.

For booking or further information please contact Josephine Sweeney on 087 6926715 | info@serenitywithin.ie   |  www.serenitywithin.ie