Electives Session 1: 2017-18

Electives Session 1:

 Sept. 1,8,15,22, 29, Oct. 13, 20, 27 ,Nov. 3,17 (Electives Fair)

These are the Electives we will be having this Session. We are excited to have our students take advantage of these many courses. Read them to see what options will be available to them.

First Hour Electives 12:15-1:15:

Nature of Singing w/Melody

In this elective class you will have the opportunity to explore your voice through the lens of nature. Have you ever noticed the sounds you hear in nature? Our environment is a very influential place and it inspires great music. Come and learn musical concepts, vocal strengthening, and to sing songs with recording artist M.C. Melody in her Nature of Singing class!

Contemporary Dance, Hip Hop, and Street Dance w/Melissa W.

In this class we will investigate Contemporary Dance (“So You Think You Can Dance), Hip Hop, and Street Dance and their relationship to social justice. This will allow for individual creativity, self-exploration and expression. The class will follow the format of open professional dance classes offered in New York City. You will start with a warm up followed by phrase work (choreographed movement), and then have the opportunity to use choreographic composition tools to develop your own solo and/or group movement phrases with your fellow students that we will use to create a complete piece of choreography for performance reflecting and/or expressing ideas around a specific social justice issue.

Second Hour Electives 1:20-2:20:

Movement Games w/Miri

Come “Explore Movement” with Miri. In this elective you will learn about movement and your body through movement games and dance. You will also explore elements of yoga and breathing. You will experience awareness of your senses through objects that heighten your senses of hearing, seeing, smelling and seeing. Be sure to dress comfortably in this mind and body moving elective.

Drawing and Sketching w/ Jennie Wing

This class will offer you the opportunity to expand on your already discovered talent OR the opportunity to DISCOVER IT!!  YES! You can Draw! We will practice sketching; still life, human form, abstract and/or fantasy drawing.  These exercises will guide you in a better execution of perspective, shading,and all around drawing.

2 Hour Electives 12:15-2:20:

Basketball Elective-w/ Craig

Learn the rules and fundamentals of basketball. We will practice ball handling, passing and shooting, and defense strategies. We will run drills to improve these fundamentals and will always play a game. This class will improve your game, make you more basketball savvy and prepare you to take on more skilled players.

Iron Girls w/Ms. Amber, Ms. Anne and Ms. Becca

Calling All Girls!  We want to help you develop your special strength, both inside and out! Iron Girls is a fun and exciting Crossfit Program just for you.  You will be amazed at what you are truly capable of while having fun and getting fit with gymnastics, weightlifting and girl power.  This program is open to all girls with or without any prior athletic experience.  Join us to see what all the hype is about!    @ Crossfit Asheville.  

Slacklibrium w/Jesse and Patrick

In the Slack-Librium program students will become trained Slack-Librium Instructors, capable of safely rigging slacklines, slacklining at a beginner/intermediate level, and teaching others how to slackline safely and properly. You will receive your own “Instructor Skill Progression Guide” to help mark your progress as you learn new skills. Our program will help you to develop balance – not just physically, but mentally & emotionally as well. Each week of programming will incorporate mindfulness skills that will help to enhance your self-awareness, focus & concentration, and emotional regulation. These skills will translate directly into your ability to slackline, but will also be beneficial in other parts of your life.

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