Dance, Music and Exercise

For all questions , inquiries and suggestions please send an e-mail to sgriffenhagen@forsythtech.edu.

To register by phone, call 336-761-1002.

Dance: Ballroom

This class covers the art of simple ballroom dancing, including the rules of etiquette that apply.

Course Code: 83266
Cost: $35
Date: June 3-June 24, T, 7-8:30pm
Location: Little Creek Recreation Center

Course Code: 87775
Cost: $35
Date: October 7-October 28, T, 7-8:30pm
Location: West Campus, Auditorium

Dance: Salsa and Latin

Treat yourself to exercise that is both healthy and fun with the hottest moves happening in the world of hip-hop and Latin dancing. You do not need a partner or any experience. Beginners are welcome.

Call 336-734-7722 or e-mail sgriffenhagen@forsythtech.edu for more information.

Dance: Shag Beginners

This course covers the basics of the Shag. You will dance to rhythm and blues music. Couple or singles may enroll.

NOTE: Smooth bottom shoes preferred.

Course Code: 83267
Cost: $35
Date: June 5-June 26, TH, 7-8:30pm
Location: Little Creek Recreation Center

Course Code: 87776
Cost: $35
Date: October 2-October 23, TH, 7-8:30pm
Location: West Campus, Auditorium

Music: Mountain Dulcimer Beginner

Is grandpa’s dulcimer hanging on your wall? Bought one on a trip to Blowing Rock? Get it down and make some music! Playing a musical instrument is a good mental exercise, relieves stress, teaches discipline and is fun and satisfying. This class will cover tuning and care, a little music theory and a little playing nicely with others.

NOTE: Students will need to provide dulcimer and music stand to hold music.

For all questions, inquiries and suggestions please send an e-mail to sgriffenhagen@forsythtech.edu.

Mountain Music: Dulcimer Beg. 2

Now that you know your way around the dulcimer, expand your skills by developing your right and left hand techniques for smoother and quicker playing.

Prerequisite: Mountain Dulcimer Beginner I or permission from the program coordinator who may be contacted at 336-734-7722 or sgriffenhagen@forsythtech.edu.

Course Code: 87805
Cost: $65
Date: September 8-October 13, M, 6:30-8:00pm
Location: Peace Haven Baptist

Course Code: 87808
Cost: $65
Date: October 27-December 1, M, 6:30-8:00pm
Location: Peace Haven Baptist

Music: Mountain Dulcimer Intermediate

Increase your skills and decrease the stress by continuing with our intermediate class. Students will gain more confidence by practice and participation in this course. Students will gain a better understanding of music theory and will enjoy playing with others while receiving quality instruction.

Note: Students must bring their own dulcimer, music stand and music from the beginning course.

Prerequisite: Mountain Dulcimer Beginner I and II are required or permission from the program coordinator who may be contacted at 336-734-7722 or sgriffenhagen@forsythtech.edu .

Course Code: 87812
Cost: $65
Date: September 11-October 16, TH, 6:30-8:00pm
Location: West Campus, 12

Course Code: 87809
Cost: $65
Date: October 30-December 11, TH, 6:30-8:00pm
Location: West Campus, 12

Music: Mountain Dulcimer Advanced

This class is a performance based class. While taking this class, students will increase their repertoire, gain self-confidence by practice and participation.

Prerequisite: Mountain Dulcimer Beginner I, II, and Intermediate are required or permission from the program coordinator who may be contacted at 336-734-7722 or sgriffenhagen@forsythtech.edu.

Course Code: 83288
Cost: $45
Date: May 19-June 30, M, 10-11:30am
Location: South Fork Recreation Center

Course Code: 87815
Cost: $45
Date: September 8-October 13, M, 10-11:30am
Location: South Fork Recreation Center

Course Code: 87820
Cost: $45
Date: October 27-December 1, M, 10-11:30am
Location: South Fork Recreation Center

Yoga

Relieve stress and develop focus through yoga. Learn how to breathe efficiently thereby lowering stress with basic yoga poses and relazation techniques that promote balance and harmony within the body and mind. A trained instructor will analyze and work on improving individual posture. Register soon as space is limited!

NOTE: You will need to bring to class a yoga mat, yoga block, yoga strap and towel. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.

Call 336-734-7722 or e-mail
sgriffenhagen@forsythtech.edu
for more information.

Zumba

Zumba is a “Feel happy”, uplifting Latin-style dance aerobics class that completely takes the “work” out of work out! The hottest exercise out to date, this fitness phenomenon features salsa, merengue, cumbia, flamenco, belly dance, samba, reggae ton, hip-hop and more! Fusing hypnotic musical rhythms and tantalizing moves to create a dynamic workout system, Zumba is designed to be fun and easy to do! Turn your work out in to a party, and burn between 500 and 1,000 calories in one hour! Why put your fun-fitness on hold?

Call 336.734.7722 or e-mail
sgriffenhagen@forsythtech.edu
for more information.

Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold is a low intensity but high energy dance fitness class for older adults and true beginners. This fun, Latin-inspired dance class includes meringue, salsa, rock and roll, tango, swing and more. It is safe, easy to do and an effective total body work out.

Call 336.734.7722 or e-mail
sgriffenhagen@forsythtech.edu
for more information.