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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Sprague, Lindsay (Lynn) Microbiology Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Science
This class has a lecture and a lab component. We are surrounded by, infiltrated, and even share our genes with microbes. Are they friend, or foe? Are you on a quest to annihilate your best allies? Patrons will be introduced to the world of beneficial microbes and how they protect us and promote our health. Patrons will learn about different classes of microbes, their morphology, and learn how to culture petri-film, and test pH of various experimental mediums. Would compliment nicely with a reading of Sally Fallon's Nourishing Traditions, or Rodney Deitert's The Human Super-Organism. Please email me with Programs in the subject line with any questions to be added to my live booking link and visual catalog. Suitable for 2019 summer reading programs.
$101- $200
Henderson, Kristine Tea Tasting: Black Teas Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
Black tea is the most commonly consumed tea in the world. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several teas from the top black tea producing countries of China, India, and Sri Lanka. Learn about how black tea differs from the teas in other categories, specific health benefits associated with black tea, and the history and lore surrounging the teas being tasted. Three teas will be tasted and discussed including: Keemun; Assam; and Ceylon.
$101- $200
Beltrani, Susan Zumba Fitness Health & Fitness- Other
ZUMBA is a full body workout integrating slow and fast paced rhythm with hip-twisting, fat-burning moves. Zumba is a full-body workout that leaves participants craving more, more, more. The best part of all is you don't have to know how to dance to ZUMBA! Zumba creates a party-like atmosphere so you can just go with the flow and enjoy the party! Zumba pushes the heart rate to its optimum calorie burning zone and it brings it back down again for a sustained level of performance that burns 500 calories or more in a one hour class. Add the Latin beats and you have a recipe for a heart pumping exercise.Yes?...then let's ZUMBA! Come Zumba with Susan Beltrani for a high energy cardio aerobic class fusing Latin and International beats with Salsa, Merengue, Cha-Cha, Samba, Hip-Hop, and Belly Dancing.
$101- $200
Penske, Tara Aromatherapy Love Scrub- Great for Valentine's or Mother's Day Health & Fitness- Other,
Nature- Other,
Science
Show Mom or any other Special Lady in your life just how much you care. Learning how to blend different Essential Oils to make your own special scent is what Aromatherapy is all about! Tara Penske, Certified Aromatherapist, will teach you how to create your own hand and body scrubs with a few basic ingredients and the power of Aromatherapy. Keep for yourself or give as a gift! (Tweens and Teens) $225
$201- $350
Randolph-Lucchesi, Alicia Truth In Labeling Health & Fitness- Other
Learn how to read about the chemicals in our food, and what MSG realy is, and how it’s used. We will also discuss GMO’s more, caffeine, sweeteners, flavor enhancers, and a host of other additives.
$101- $200
Guerrero, Richie World Beat Groove Project Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Music
The World Beat Groove Project performs original music that blends African, Cuban, Caribbean and Brazilian folkloric rhythms and melodies with flute, saxophone, keyboard and marimba creating a contemporary fusion of styles driven by conga, timbales, djembe and other various ethnic percussion. We also offer an interactive program in which a brief history on each rhythm will be given as well as all the drum, shaker and bell parts to be played. Drums and percussion will be available for those who need them. No experience necessary. All ages welcome.
$351- $500
Henderson, Kristine Tea Tasting: Teas of China - Green Teas Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
China is the birthplace of tea and it was discovered almost 5,000 years ago. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several green teas from different provinces in China. Learn what distinguishes the green teas of China from green teas in other countries, specific health benefits associated with green tea, and the history and lore surrounding the teas being tasted. Three Chinese green teas will be tasted and discussed.
$101- $200
Francois, Theresa Go Bananas With Franee the Clown Health & Fitness- Other,
Performing Arts- Clowning
In this exciting and interactive show Franee the Clown introduces the children to the importance of a good diet and exercise. Using puppets, music, and comedy magic, Franee performs a unique fun filled show that helps children discover the five food groups and healthy alternatives to junk food.
$201- $350
Knight, Leonora Radiant Child Yoga Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other,
Music
Creative yoga classes for children, broken up in age groups of 2-5 years, 6-9, 10-13, and 14-18. Class includes breathing, meditation, mindfulness, yoga moves and stories (where age appropriate), relaxation and brain games! This wonderful yoga helps children and teens with focus, anxiety, stress and depression. 2-5 year olds will have a shorter class. Leonora Knight, KRI Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teacher (RYT) fully insured
$101- $200
Tims, Betty Lynn Mindful Meditation Health & Fitness- Other,
Health & Fitness- Other,
Health & Fitness- Other
This weekly program will introduce students to mindful meditation, the current research in neuroscience, health, and wellness; and the how to build and maintain a home practice. Classes will have weekly themes such as -Healing at the Genetic Level- or -Eliciting the Relaxation Response- and a weekly technique for inducing a meditative state such as: breath awareness, zen breath counting, body awareness, lovingkindness, mantra and more. Emphasis will be on a secular approach with scientific data to support claims. If a projector is available slides will be presented during the first part of the lesson, and if relevant to the coursework, a handout will be provided on an as needed basis. Resources will also be provided for additional study.
Up to $100
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