Adams County Arts Council – Supporting the arts in Adams County, PA


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Look forward to a new you and new classes for 2018!

Please look out for new classes and complete 2018 schedule in the coming weeks.


Vinyasa Yoga

Wednesday, January 3 – February 28, 5:15-6:30p.m.

(No Feb 7. session)

Vinyasa means “breathe synchronized movement.” We will use flowing sequences and sun salutations to warm the body to reach new levels of flexibility, strength, balance, and peace in our poses and practice.  This class is suitable for both beginners and intermediate yogis.

Brenda Insalaco, 200 RYT

$80 members ($88 non-members)


Cha Cha Ballroom Dance

Tuesday, January 9-30, 7-8p.m.

The cha-cha is a fiery, Latin dance that originated from Cuba and was originally known as the cha-cha-cha. The dance is danced in a steady yet energetic rhythm to authentic Cuban music and is made up of two slower steps followed by three quick steps i.e. cha-cha-cha. The term cha cha cha originates from the sound of the feet clacking together across the floor to the latin beat.

Frank Daire and Linda Neiswender

$43 members ($48 non-members)


Classic Line Dance

Tuesday, January 9-30, 8-9p.m.

Learn Classic Line Dances from the 90’s! Cowboy Hip Hop, Reggae Cowboy, Copperhead/Kentucky Chug, Down & Dirty, Tush Push, Slappin Leather, Rock It.

Frank Daire and Linda Neiswender

$43 members ($48 non-members)


2018 Is Your Year:

Plan Your Creative Goals Workshop

Thursday, January 11, 10a.m.-12p.m.

Do you have a creative idea and can’t seem to fit it into your schedule year after year? Let’s make 2018 different. In this workshop, we will brainstorm goals, make a strategic plan for 2018, and learn how to follow through on those goals. Dedicating the time to create goals is the best way to get started – so join us!

Caitlin Faas

$21 ($25 non-members)


French Bread 101

Wednesday, January 17, 6-8p.m.

What makes French bread French? Get answer to this vexing question and much, much more. Topics include: the role of flour, pre-ferments, shaping techniques and baking. Hands on and enjoy the results.

Marc Jalbert, Bakewell Farm

$32 ($36 non-members)

Online registration coming soon!


Wednesdays, January 17-February 21, 6-8p.m.

Start with an overview of basic drawing skills and move into painting a still life while working form a favorite photograph. Class covers easy perspective, composition, brush technique, scale, shading and lighting. Materials list provided.

Claudia McCullough

$128 ($140 non-members)

Online registration coming soon!

Culinary Kitchen:

The Art of Roasting

Thursday, January 18, 6-8p.m.

Roasting is a dry cooking technique involving cooking food in an uncovered pan in the oven. Learn tips, techniques and recipes for creating yummy roasted foods perfect for the cold winter months. A glass of wine included.

Subarna Sijapati

$36 ($40 non-members)

Online registration coming soon!

T’ai Chi Chih® – A Moving Meditation

Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m., January 23-March 20 (built in snow day)

19 easy to learn movements and one posture.  No special physical abilities are required. Standing (or seated) movements are done slowly and gently. It can bring balance and serenity to those who practice regularly. All levels welcome.

Margery Erickson

$80 ($90 non-members)

Online registration coming soon!

Tap Dance

Wednesdays, January 24-February 28, 5:30–6:30p.m.

Have fun while you improve your health and fitness by tap dancing. This class is a great refresher for those who’ve studied tap in the past. It covers the basic steps of different types of tap dance in a group environment. Bring tap shoes if you have them or wear soft flat shoes.

Vanessa Rice

$60 ($65 non-members)

Online registration coming soon!

Bake Bread, Build Community

Saturday, January 27, 9-3p.m.

This daylong course is for anyone interested in learning how to bake bread while contributing to the health and well-being of their community. Bakewell Farm provides the first steps with the knowledge, support and tools for becoming a community bread baker. A light lunch will be provided. Take a loaf home, donate a loaf to the local food pantry.

Marc Jalbert, Bakewell Farm

Online registration coming soon!

$75 ($85 non-members)