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CLASSES + WORKSHOPS

Registration and payment required prior. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003. Read our Policies + Procedures.

PAST CLASSES + WORKSHOPS

AFROFusion Fitness Via ZOOM

Four-Week Class

Saturday 10:00 – 11:00 am

Cost: $40.00 per four-week class

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Class Sessions

1: April 3- April 24, 2021

2: May 1- May 22, 2021

Instructor: Alicia Edwards

Location: Via ZOOM Link

Ages: 8 and older

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: This is a high impact cardiovascular fitness class that is guaranteed to get your blood pumping. You will be smiling and sweating to West African drum beats. In this hour class you will be combining traditional moves and contemporary styles of African dance with drums and Afro-beat music. Please wear comfortable clothes and layers in case you get too hot, and don’t worry about footwear, you won’t need them.

CLAY HAND BUILDING

Eight- Week Class

Tuesdays 10am – 12:30pm or 6pm – 8:30pm

Cost: $180 per session

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 Class Sessions

Tuesdays March 9 – April 27, 2021

Tuesdays May 4 – June 22, 2021

Instructor: John Walton

Location: Pottery Studio, 1st Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 15+

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: You will learn the basic skills for slab building. Techniqus will involve rolling out clay to an even thickness – usually 1/4 inch then cutting shapes, folding, bending, manipulating and joining together to form a finished object.“A lot more fun.” Limit 5 students.

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GLASS BLOWING WORKSHOPS

Glass Blowing Workshop

  • Friday: 12:00 noon – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10 am – 5:00 PM    1 1/2 hour lunch break on your own

Cost: $90.00 per session

Ages:  Minimum age 10 – Parent or guardian must be present throughout the workshop.

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Class Sessions

Learn the art of glass blowing with one of  Virginia’s most respected glass craftsmen.

Instructor: Neil Duman

Location: Rear Entrance of O’Connor Suite, 1st Floor at SCCA

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Spend one hour creating your very own glass-blown piece of artwork. You will be able to work with a professional glass artist. Neil Duman shows his love for art through his flowing designs of colorful glass. These symmetrical works portray visions of beauty and relaxation that will catch the eye as light projects through them.

Glass Blown Ornament – Friday Session 

  • Create your own unique glass ornament. Great for the holiday season!
Glass Blown Miniature Sculpture – Saturday Session
  • You will learn the fundamental of glass blowing while creating your own unique glass art piece.

*All supplies are provided. There are 2 slots per hour. If you are coming with a friend, please register for the same time slot.

SUFFOLK CENTER CHILDREN’S CHORUS

Tuesday evenings

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Cost: $65 for semester

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2020-21 Spring Session

March 9 – June 1, 2021

Instructor: Gavin Harper

Location: Birdsong Theater, 2nd floor at SCCA

Ages: Children ages 7-17

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: The Suffolk Center Children’s Chorus is starting up again, but this time, with safety precautions in place! We have missed singing together and are looking forward to creating music together again in a safe environment. We will be rehearsing in the Birdsong Theater to allow for ample space to spread out. We will be wearing singers masks at times when we are not able to spread out. We will check temperatures and make sure everyone is healthy before entering rehearsal. This Children’s Chorus is open for all musicians ages 7-17 who enjoy singing and having fun! All singers will learn proper singing techniques, performance etiquette, and singing in harmony with one another. Come join us!

TRADITIONAL WEST AFRICAN DANCE

Four-Week Class

Wednesday  5:00 – 6:00 pm

Cost: $40.00 per session

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Class Sessions

1: April 7 – April 28, 2021

2: May 5 – May 26, 2021

Instructor: Alicia Edwards

Location: SCCA, 1st floor dance studio

Ages: 8 and older

 

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail:

The traditional rhythmic sounds of Western Africa and Eastern Africa will have you feeling lighthearted and energetic. In this hour long class of barefoot beats, the students will find themselves in a cardiovascular engagement and give a therapeutic way to manage stress.

YOUTH HIP HOP

Four-Week Class

Wednesday 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Cost: $45 per 4-week session, supplies included

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Class Sessions

1: March 10 – March 31 ,2021

2: April 7 – April 28, 2021

3: May 5 – May 26, 2021

Instructor: Jose Eric Cruz

Location: Dance Studio, 1st floor

Ages: 8+

Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

Class Detail: Hip-hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking which was created in the 1970s and made popular by dance crews in the United States.