PAST CLASSES + WORKSHOPS

PAST CLASSES + WORKSHOPS

If you missed seeing our class and workshop opportunities during open registration, please review this page to see what kind of offerings we have here at the Center. Please call 757-923-0003 if you have questions!

CURRENT CLASSES + WORKSHOPS

INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Six-Week Class

Thursdays 7pm – 8pm

Cost: $70 per session

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2020 Class Sessions

Summer Session: TBD

Fall Session: TBD

Instructor: Larry LeMasters

Location: Photo Lab, 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.

If you have taken the Basic Digital Photography Course and want to build on your skills, then this six-week class is for you! Come learn a more in-depth look into the world of photography. In this class we need to have an understanding and working knowledge of: f/stop, shutter speed, ISO, and manually taking images. Items to be covered more extensively are: flash photography, composition, night shooting, posing, using the shutter to blur action in your image, filters, basic computer editing, macro photography, lens filters and other ideas you may have and need more knowledge of to make your images even better.

FIT-VISION

Four-Week Class

Tuesdays & Thursdays

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Cost: 1-day option (Tues. or Thurs.): $45 per four-week class

2-day (Tues. & Thurs.): $80 per four-week class

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2018-19 Class Sessions

Winter 1: February 12 – March 7

Instructor: Kiawna Brinson

Location: Dance Studio A/B

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:  Can you see a happier, healthier you? We can too! Come join us and bring a friend for a fun but effective workout routine that will build your stamina and your confidence! FitVision is the product of certified fitness trainer, Kiawna Brinson, who takes you on a journey every class, starting with a quick warm-up, body weight strength training, and ending with a cardio workout. This class is for adults with all levels of fitness. Kiawna tailors all movements to fit your individual needs to get the results you are looking for, so come get fit!

FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY & COMPOSITION

Six-Week Class

Thursdays 7pm – 8pm

Cost: $70 per session

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2020 Class Sessions

Summer Session: July 23 – Aug. 27, 2020

Instructor: Larry Lemasters

Location: Photo Lab, 1st Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 16+

 

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: Participants will learn the basics of flash photography: guide number, bounce, diffuse, multiple units rather, manual versus auto, as well as practical applications of flash photography. (Geared toward students who have taken the basic course.)

TRADITIONAL HATHA YOGA

Six-Week Class

Tuesdays 6pm – 7pm

Cost: $60 per session

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2018-19 Class Sessions

Fall 1: September 25– October 30, 2018
Fall 2: November 13– December 18, 2018

Instructor: Cheryl Arden

Location: 3rd Floor, East 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: Come try Traditional Hatha Yoga. Find a deeper union of body, mind & spirit through movement & breath. This is a very beginner friendly class. I will guide you through a series of gentle stretches on the floor, then progress to slow flowing poses to get warmed up. This will be followed by traditional standing poses, held for a short time to increase your strength, flexibility and balance. Class will end with a relaxing cool down of stretching and resting poses.  All yoga equipment needed will be provided, but please feel free to bring your own! You will love yoga and your body will thank you!

SIMPLY POTTERY II

Six-week class

Tuesdays 

10:00am-12:30pm OR 6:00pm-8:30pm

Cost: $135 per session, $25 lab fee paid directly to instructor

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2019-20 Class Sessions

Fall: Nov. 5 – Dec. 10, 2019

Instructor: Harriette Laskin

Location: Pottery Studio, 1st Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 16+

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 class is a continuation of Simply Pottery I, but with completing more complex forms and finishes. “A lot more fun.” Limit 8 students.

INTRO TO BASIC WHEEL THROWING

Eight-Week Class

Tuesdays 10:00am-12:30pm OR 6:00pm-8:30pm

Cost: $180 per session, $25 lab fee paid directly to instructor.

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2019-20 Class Sessions

Winter: Jan. 7 – Feb. 25, 2020

Instructor: Harriette Laskin

Location: Pottery Studio, 1st Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 14+

 

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 class is for all those interested in learning how the pottery wheel works and how you can build your own pieces.  The emphasis will be on the techniques of wheel throwing. Hand builders are also encouraged to come improve their skills and work on new forms. Limit 8 students.

SIP AND SWAY NIGHTS

One-Night Workshops

Thursdays 7pm – 8:30pm

Cost: $17 per person, includes 2 drinks

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2019-20 Class Sessions

Moving with Motown: October 3, 2019

A Night of Broadway: November 7, 2019

Ballroom Night: December 5, 2019

Instructor: Alicia Edwards

Location: Rehearsal Hall, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 21+

 

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: Do you like to dance, but only after you have had some adult beverages? Well then sign up for this fun, entertaining workshop! Alicia Edwards is an excellent, vibrant instructor who brings her passion for dance in a variety of different styles. We encourage bringing a partner or come by yourself; it will be a lot of fun either way! First 2 drinks are included. Additional drinks available for purchase.

Moving with Motown: Enjoy all the tunes the Great Barry Gordy produced and groove to the oldies.

A Night of Broadway: Enjoy the Bright Lights & Big City vibe that is Broadway. With big moves of the great Liza, and to the tunes of some of Broadway’s biggest hits.

STILL-LIFE ACRYLIC PAINTING

Three-Week Class

Wednesdays, 9am-12pm

Cost: $75 per 3 week session (includes $15 supplies fee)

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2018-19 Class Sessions

Session 1: January 9 – 23, 2019

Session 2: February 6-20, 2019

Instructor: Daniel Becerra

Location: Art Studio A, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Adults, 15+

REGISTRATION OPENS: DECEMBER 5TH 

 

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: Artist Daniel Becerra will help you in the beginning stages of learning the essentials of painting. This class will focus on learning how to paint a still-life object that is placed in the room for the students to see. All materials are provided. This class is for anyone who wants to try something new and test out their art skills.

YOUTH CANVAS PAINTING WORKSHOP

One-Day Workshop

Saturday 2pm – 4pm

Cost: $25 per workshop

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2017-18 Class Sessions

Summer: June 30, 2018

Instructor: Allyson Cover

Location: Art Room A, 3rd Floor at SCCA

Ages: Youth, ages 13-18

 

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: Ever wanted to try something new and different? Want to test out your art skills? This class is for you. This class is specifically designed for young people. Allyson Cover will be instructing on how to paint with acrylic paints on blank canvases. This is a great class for students who want to develop their artistic abilities, or a student who wants to try their hand at the brush. All supplies are provided.

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING

1-Day Workshop

Saturday
2pm – 4pm

Cost: $25 per session

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Class Sessions

Fall: October 13, 2018

Instructor: LeKesha Adams

Location: Art Studio B, 3rd 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: In this relaxing class you will be led you step-by-step in creating a beautiful Mandala design on beautiful stones. All of the materials you need are provided: natural beach stones, colorful paint pens, and inspiration! Learn a new technique and enjoy the fun workshop.

PAINTING FOR KIDS! Ages 5-8

Three-Week Class

Thursdays 10am – 11am

Cost: $45 per session

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2017-18 Class Sessions

Summer: July 12 – July 26

Instructor: Allyson Cover

Location: Photo Lab, 1st Floor at SCCA

Ages: 5-8

 

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: Artist Allyson Cover will help you in the beginning stages of learning the essentials of painting in a fun and exciting way. All materials are provided. This class is for any student who wants to try something new and test out their art skills.

KIDS DRAWING & PAINTING

Three-Week Class

Thursdays 5-6pm

Cost: $40 per session ($10 supplies fee included)

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2018-19 Class Sessions

Fall: October 25 – November 8, 2018

Instructor: LeKesha Adams

Location: Photography Lab, 1st Floor at SCCA

Ages: Kids, Ages 6-12

 

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: Young artists will have the opportunity to learn the techniques of drawing and painting various pieces of art.

They will work with line drawing, shape, pattern, texture, and shading. They will be experiment with different techniques and tools when it comes to drawing and painting. This class is primarily for students who want to have fun and learn some fun skills to create a beautiful piece of art.