POTSDAM –The St. Lawrence County Arts Council will offer two new movement classes for adults in August at Downtown Snell Hall. Energy Dance with Hilary Oak is an energy workout with no steps to learn, no combinations to remember. Oak will offer gentle guidance in exploring the music through stretching, breathing, moving, and grooving on Wednesdays, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m..
Cost is $35 for all four weeks or $10 per class. T’ai Chi (Taiji) emphasizes soft body movements focused on one’s chi. Yang Style movements are gentle, slow, and use large stretching motions. In T'ai Chi for Adults with Jing Qian, she will explain the theory behind the Yang Style Taiji Quan movements. Students who attend all six weeks of this workshop will master a complete 24-form Yang Style Taiji Quan routine.
Classes meet on Sundays, Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26 and Sept. 2 and 9 from 5 to 6 p.m. Cost is $45 for six weeks, or $10 per class. Call 265-6860 or visit www.slcartscouncil.org to register and pre-pay.