As summer draws to a close this is the time of year when opportunities for new activities open up and when some old favourites return:-
- 1)Although he is most certainly not old James Tatum certainly falls into the second category. James has been running two day weekend painting workshops at the Town Hall for several years now. This year’s theme is expressionistic landscape painting. James has eight weekend courses booked with us between now and May 2017. To book a place please telephone James on 01392 256655 or e mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org. To see James’s work visit his website at www.jamestatumartist.com
- 2)Ever wanted to play music? Well, if you attend Mary Marker’s new class in the Town Hall on Friday evenings between 6.30pm and 7.30pm you’ll have the opportunity to do so. The class is open to both children and adults and you will be taught to play the D whistle. You’ll learn to play folk songs, dance music, carols and children’s songs. Fees are £3 per adult and £1 per children. Children can attend for free if accompanied by a paying adult. To reserve a place please ring Mary Marker on 01626 854141.
Relieves lower back pain; Helps combat stress & depression; Relief for arthritis & osteoporosis; Helps combat diabetes & asthma; Good for heart & kidney issues; Calm mind, relaxed body.
- 3)RELAX WITH QIGONG: Qigong (pronounced chee gung) are very gentle, standing exercises that will leave you relaxed and energized at the same time. The exercises are easy to follow, and suitable for any age or physical condition. If you find it hard to stand for a long time, a chair will be available for you to take a break, if you need to. Here are some of the benefits of health qigong:
Beside the many physical benefits, qigong will also keep you relaxed, being ideal if you are suffering from stress, anxiety, or similar conditions.Wednesday classes at 9:30am are drop-in for an hour (£7), so just come along and check that this is the right exercise for you. For more information, please feel free to contact Alda on 07437 332032.
- 4)Puppy Essentials consists of a ten week course on Wednesday evenings, 6pm to 7.15pm, in the Woodway Room. There will be a field trip lesson and an exam and certificate at the end of the course. The course costs £120, plus options to sign up for puppy walks and a ‘Speak Dog’ communication workshop. This class is for puppies under 6 months. There will be no more than 8 in a class, usually less.
You and your dog will learn basic foundation training such as sit, down, stay, recall, walking nicely on a loose lead. We also work on good Social skills, confidence and building a happy and understanding relationship with you dog.
Throughout the course we will also address challenging behaviours such as jumping up, mouthing, how to be happy home alone and much more.
Life skills, enrichment and understanding your dog are key focus for all the training we do, ensuring training is fun for both dog and human.
To book your place please contact Lucy Aalders on 07812 355496. To find out more about Lucy and the dog training services she offers visit her website at www.leapsandhoundsdogtraining.com