Adult ed

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    Amesbury Adult Education Program 

     2019- 2020

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    Registration forms and payment is due 1 week before the first class. Late registration will be charged a $5.00 fee. Registration must be completed before beginning the class. Instructors may not take registrations. You must register for the entire session of fitness classes NOT individual classes.

     

    POLICIES & PROCEDURES

     Amesbury Adult Education program is a self-supporting program. It is under the auspices of the Amesbury Public School System. All fees go to run the AAEP.

    Mail or drop off your registration at:    AAEP     Amesbury High School   5 Highland St   Amesbury, MA 01913  Please register for the FULL session OR buy a punch card if you will be missing some classes. use the registration form at the bottom.

     We do not send confirmations.  We only contact you if your class is NOT going to run.

    We don't cash checks immediately. We hold them until we are certain a class will run.

    NO REFUNDS are given after two-weeks of the start date of a class which is when we deposit checks, unless the class is cancelled.

    If you need to contact us, e-mail is the best way: NEW ADDRESS

    Maggie Furlong   furlongm@amesburyma.org

     We offer classes throughout the year!

     GENERAL INFORMATION

     Please sign in at each the beginning of each class session. Late registration will be charged a $5.00 fee. Registration must be completed before beginning the class. Instructors may not take registrations. You must register for the entire session of fitness classes NOT individual classes.

     Class Cancellations:  If school is cancelled, adult ed classes will be cancelled as well. Should bad weather begin in the afternoon I will send an email to class members about cancelations or call the instructor. Missed classes due to bad weather will be rescheduled or a voucher will be given for that session.

     Refund Policy:  No refunds are given after a course begins except for medial reasons. In case of cancellation of a class, full refund will be issued.

     Disabled Persons:  Amesbury High School (AHS) is wheel chair accessible and has facilities to accommodate disabled persons. If a class is held off site please inquire about accessibility.

     Liability:  Amesbury Public School system is not responsible for any loss or damage of personal equipment or any personal injury incurred while following an instructor’s directions. We are not responsible for personal property left in our buildings or at off-site locations. Students take courses at their own risk.

     Parking:  Parking is permitted in the parking lots at AHS or site of class on space available basis.

     

    ADULT ED CLASSES

     

    English Language classes:  $10.00 class fee  Adults will take an assessment and be placed in the appropriate level for classroom language instruction.  Lessons are practical, relevant and real life focused. Students will practice conversation and pronunciation, reading, listening and writing. The first class, Wednesday, September 11.2019 will be for registration and placement and introductions. Come join us and learn together! Classes are every Wednesday from 6:00PM to 8:00 PM, September 11 through November 13.  (10 weeks) There is a $10 materials fee. Classroom will be posted in the lobby

    Culinary  2 MORE CLASSES! STILL ROOM IN THE CLASSES

    Thursdays 5-7:00ish pm Room 135 with

    $10.00/ class plus ingredient fee paid to instructor

     

    Basic cake decorating  October 17 Limit 10    5-7:30pm Room 135   $6 ingredient fee paid to instructor

    Practice with butter cream then decorate a 6” cake to take home. All equipment will be provided

     

    Cookie Exchange December 19       Limit 10    5-7:30pm Room 135   $8 ingredient fee paid to instructor

    Don’t mess up your kitchen! Come bake with others and leave with 5 types of cookies in time for the holidays. We will pair off and bake 5 different types of cookies and have our own swap! Bring cookie containers to carry home your selection.

     

    Parmesan-Herb popovers  March 19 Limit 10    5-7:00pm Room 135   $5 ingredient fee paid to instructor

    Their simple ingredients and mixing method belie the great heights to which they rise during baking, puffing up like crispy brown balloons. 

     

     Beaded Snowflakes,

    Wednesday, December 11th  6- 7pm  Class $5.00

    Looking to add a handmade touch to your store bought gift bag? Create two beaded snowflakes using wire and beads. With a finished size of approximately 2" across, they will be small enough to dress up a gift bag and big enough to use as an ornament afterward. All materials will be provided fee- $5.00 paid to instructor

     

     LINE DANCING   with Kathy from Aurora Ballroom

    NOT just for beginners! choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows, all facing either each ...

    Thursday 3:30-4:30  AHS Cafe

    Session I  Oct 3- Nov 7  $42.00

       10% discount if you take 2 or more fitness classes

    Please pay for the complete session OR buy a punch card if you know you will be missing some classes

    1 free/ makeup class is included in each session

     

    NEW: 10 session punch card! Come to any combination of fitness classes for $80.00. cards will expire at the end of June 2020 minimum of 4 registered students needed to run the class

    ZUMBA   Jessica Regis  

     Latin-inspired, dance-based fitness class. Rhythms include Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Reggae ton, and more. Come join the party - have a blast while you sweat!  You will need sneakers and water!  Monday    5:15-6:15pm         dance studio/ GYM when available 

    Session I  September 9- November 25  $63.00   NO CLASS   10/14, 11/11,

    Session II  December 2- February 10    $42.00   NO CLASS   12/23, 12/30, 1/20

    Session III February 24 – June 8           $91.00   NO CLASS    4/20, 5/25


    ZUMBA  Toning    Jess Regis The challenge of adding resistance by using Zumba® Toning Sticks (or light weights), helps you focus on specific muscle groups, so you (and your muscles) stay engaged! The lightweight, maraca-like Toning Sticks enhance sense of rhythm and coordination, while toning target zones, including arms, core and lower body. In addition to sneakers and water, please bring either Zumba Toning Sticks (can be purchased online at zumba.com) or light weights (no more than 2lbs) to class.  Wednesday 5:15-6:15pm  Dance Studio / GYM when available

    Session I  September 4- November 20    $70.00

    Session II  December 4- February 12       $56.00          NO CLASS 12/25, 1/1  

    Session III February 26- June 10              $105.00        NO CLASS   4/22

     

     All Levels Yoga - Darlene Bacheller

    Classes for new and experienced students. Focus is on breath, balance, strength and flexibility, and alignment.

    Wednesday  6;30-7:30  Dance Studio

    Session I – September 11, - November 20   $63.00        NO CLASS 10/23   

    Session II –December 4- February 12           $56.00        NO CLASS 12/25, 1/1  

    Session   III  February 26- June 10                         $105.00        NO CLASS   4/22

     

     Gentle Yoga – Darlene Bacheller

    Classes for students experienced or newer to Yoga who want a mild or moderate practice. Focus is on stretching and breathing and basic balance. Includes standing and seated postures. 

    Thursday    4:30-5:30             Dance Studio

    Session I – September 12- November 21   $70.00              NO CLASS  10/10, 10/24

    Session II – December 5- February 13       $63.00             NO CLASS  11/28

    Session III   February 27- June 11               $105.00            NO CLASS   4/23

     

     Beginners Yoga – Darlene Bacheller

    Classes for new students. Brief overview of the origin of Yoga and its benefits. Focus is on building a foundation of basic Yoga postures and the fundamentals of breathing.

    Thursday   6-7:00 pm    Stage

    Session I – September 12- November 21   $70.00      NO CLASS   10/10, 10/24

    Session II – December 5- February 13       $63.00       NO CLASS   11/28

    Session III   February 27- June 11               $105.00     NO CLASS   4/23

     

    BARRE

    Nicole Cronin    Dance Studio          limit of 12 people .

    Barre is a combination of Pilates, yoga, aerobics and strength training. Each class is whole body oriented and focuses on lengthening and strengthening your muscles to sculpt your body without the impact.  Barre embraces all fitness levels and ages.  You will leave each class feeling successful and fulfilled.  You will need to bring a yoga mat, water bottle, bring 3-5 pound weights, and barresocks if you have them otherwise we will be barefoot everything else will be provided.   Thursday 6-7 pm       Dance Studio

    Session I – September 12- November 21   $70.00      NO CLASS   10/10, 10/24

    Session II – December 5- February 13       $63.00       NO CLASS   11/28

    Session III   February 27- June 11               $105.00     NO CLASS   4/23

     

     Want to share your skills? Teach a class through Amesbury Adult Ed Program   

     Contact Maggie Furlong     margaret.furlong@amesburyma.org

     

     Registration Form

    Amesbury Adult Education Program

     

     Registration Form:

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    Course Name ________________________________________

    Dates of Course_______________________________________________________________________

    Payment Enclosed $_________________ 

    Materials fee to be paid to Instructor  $ ____________