Winter Classes & Workshops

Classes begin January 16 

Winter Showcase March 24

Classes are 10-12 week sessions that meet weekly. 

Register for CLASSES now!

WORKSHOPS include PanAsian Cooking, Low Carb Cooking Class, Yoga, and Pop Up Workshops

Register for WORKSHOPS now!

 
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DANCE / MOVEMENT

DANCE / YOGA / TAI CHI

 


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Saturdays 12 pm - 12:50 pm

Ages 7 - 16

A beginners course open to a slightly older age group with the same goals of teaching discipline, improving flexibility and calming the mind, while also beginning to learn about angles, formations and character work. Led by Trevor

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Saturdays 11 am - 11:50 am

Ages 5 - 16

Learn Caribbean traditional and contemporary dance moves.  Have fun while learning a little bit about the culture. Led by Christine Robinson

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Adult Soca Dance

Saturday 12pm-1pm

Ages 16+

Learn Caribbean traditional and contemporary dance moves.  Have fun while learning a little bit about the culture. Led by Christine Robinson 

 

 

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Saturdays  12:00am - 11:50 am

Ages 16+

Learn traditional drumming from Puerto Rico, Cuba, African and more.  Led by Gena Nieves

 

 

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Youth (7+) Saturdays 10 am - 10:50 am

Learn traditional drumming from Puerto Rico, Cuba, African and more.  Led by Gena Nieves

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Pay What You Want ($10 suggested donation)

Thursdays 6:30 - 8:30pm

Thursday March 15

Yoga in the Tropics is a new program and satellite project of Jah Ques and Leigh Garbo. We will transform the Baverso Theater into a tropical paradise with a live DJ, visuals, and an hour of restorative and power yoga.  This yoga class is for the athlete and the beginner.  Come join us for this program and afterwards enjoy some tasty Caribbean snacks and juices. 

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Saturdays 11:15 am - 12:15 pm (Beginners) | Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:15 pm (Advanced)

Ages 16+

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that has evolved over centuries to become a means of alleviating stress and anxiety, a form of "meditation in motion." Intermediate and Advanced Tai Chi private lessons are available upon request. Led by Bernie Stankay

 

 

 

VISUAL ARTS

Youth Ceramics / Adult Pottery / Family Clay /  Drawing / Animation / Cartooning


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Button Brigade Workshop

Led by Lisa Marie Bruno

People ages 10 and older JOIN the Button Brigade!

Come join local Fashion & Costume Designer Lisa Marie Bruno as she teaches Sewing 101. This 2 hour intense Bootcamp class will take you from sewing a button to making a stuffed ornament. You will get to experience the Pittsburgh Mobile Museum of Fashion with it’s many historic sewing items. When you have completed tour tasks, you are awarded a ‘Button Brigade’ badge and FREE sewing kit!

Saturday March 10 from 12pm-2pm Cost of the class is $10

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Fashion Remixed

 

Clothing Revamp and Swap

For Teens to Adults

- Led by Lisa Marie Bruno

Can’t afford a whole new wardrobe? Need to repair some things in your closet but don’t know how? Want to update a drab wardrobe? Got clothes you don’t use anymore? Want to make your jeans look funky? Want to add sparkle to your tops or sweaters? Clothes don’t fit anymore?

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Adult Pottery

Tuesdays 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ages 16+

In this weekly open studio session, students of all skill levels create wheel-thrown and slab-build pieces which they will eventually glaze, fire and take home. 

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Youth Pottery

"Imaginarium in Clay" - Youth Pottery

Saturdays 10 am - 12 noon

Led by Terra Mayes

Ages 8-15

Welcome to the world of clay with a fun and inspirational class for children with zany, full imaginations. Practice hand-building vessels, sculpting and throwing clay on the wheel.  All levels are welcome.  We work, learn, laugh, and enjoy clay together as a group.

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Wednesdays 5:30 pm - 7 pm

Ages 8+

Families can collaborate together and create group projects or work individually. It's a 2 for 1 special. Parents can register kids and participate for free. Its a great family activity and way to create art together. 

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Drawing Studio

 

Saturdays 10 am - 11:30 am

Ages 8+ 

Spark your imagination and interpret your dreams onto paper. Learn the fundamentals of proportion, composition, line, shape, light, shade, perspective and more. 

 

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Cartooning

Cartooning

Saturdays 11:40 am - 1:10 pm

Ages 8+

Learn a variety of techniques, both visual and thematic, that will help you tell your tale. Character and scene design, story arc, plot twists and more will be explored in-depth. 

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Animation

Saturdays 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Ages 8+

This hand-on history class will cover the basics of modern and historic animation, by studying media and techniques designed by Walt Disney, Warner Bros, Pixar and Dreamworks. 

 

Screenprinting

Wednesday 

Ages 14+

Learn how to transform your ideas into print. Create logos, t shirts, bags, and more. This 3 week workshop will help you understand screen printing basics. 

Creative Writing

Saturdays 11am - 1pm

Do you want to write but don't know where to start? This class is perfect for those looking to rekindle their inspiration and motivation to create written works like short stories, poetry, monologues and more. Led by Tina Marie Jones


CULINARY ARTS

PAN ASIAN / LOW CARB / FAMILY TABLE 

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Pan-Asian Cooking Workshop - Led by Terra Lee Mayes

 

Saturday Jan 27, Feb 24, March 24 - 1 pm - 3 pm

Expand your palette with some interesting Asian cooking techniques and tasty morsels.  In this six week course, students will learn how to make Asian Sushi, Sashimi, and Maki rolls.  We will learn how to build a hot pot, make our own dumplings, explore different noodles types, and try new vegetables.  A fusion of Western ingredients and Asian techniques will be introduced in an exciting way that will create a fun time in the kitchen.  This is a healthy and creative approach to cooking.  Creative plating will also be demonstrated.


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Low Carb/High Fat Cooking Workshop

 

The Carbs Are Killing You - Led by Mark Snyder

Ages 16+

Third Saturdays 10 am - noon 

WORKSHOP DATES: 

Feb 17

March 17 

Today there are a couple more delicious items to add to your menu. Our Diabetes expert shares some tips & healthy cooking techniques for EVERYONE but especially for people with diabetes. Trust us the entire family will enjoy. Prepare and enjoy a meal together. 


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