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Prema is a family friendly Arts Centre, promoting performance, live music and art exhibitions as well as accessible workshops, classes and creative experiences for kids and adults.

Prema, near Dursley in the Stroud valleys, offers an affordable day out for all folk in the South West.

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For those who like regular weekly sessions for participation and learning we have a host of weekly classes for both kids and adults.

Our weekly sessions run between Mondays and Thursdays and always follow the school half-terms.

All courses will be stopping for an inter-semester break between Monday 12th February and Thursday 15th February 2018. All classes resume on the week commencing Monday 19th February. Hurrah!

April

Mon
16 Apr -
16 Jul
10am - 11am

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Nia Dance

Drop In £7

The Nia technique offers a hugely enjoyable way to gain total body fitness through expressive dance fused with the power of martial arts. Nia’s stimulating choreography is accessible to all – men, women, all ages, abilities and fitness levels. Usually done barefoot and wearing loose, comfortable clothing, Nia offers a fun, friendly and creative pathway to improved health and general well being. For further information don’t hesitate to contact teacher Geri Timmins directly on 01453 844766.

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Mon
23 Apr -
9 Jul
6:45pm - 8pm

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Deep Slow Flow Yoga

£70/£67(c) • Friends £68/£65(c)

Our Deep Slow Flow class is a gentle, nourishing practice which focuses on coordinating breath and movement and balancing effortful postures with opportunities to deeply relax and let go. Laurence Elliott from Yogasara is an experienced teacher who combines aspects of many different styles of yoga to help increase strength and mobility whilst learning to engage the breath in order to calm the mind and body. This class is ideal for beginners and perfect for those who want to continue exploring and understanding the basic principles of yoga. Mats are provided, but feel free to bring your own.

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Tue
17 Apr -
17 Jul
10am - 11am

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Nia Dance

Drop In £7

The Nia technique offers a hugely enjoyable way to gain total body fitness through expressive dance fused with the power of martial arts. Nia’s stimulating choreography is accessible to all – men, women, all ages, abilities and fitness levels. Usually done barefoot and wearing loose, comfortable clothing, Nia offers a fun, friendly and creative pathway to improved health and general well being. For further information don’t hesitate to contact teacher Geri Timmins directly on 01453 844766.

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Pay On Door

Tue
24 Apr -
3 Jul
6:30pm - 7:30pm

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Adult Ballet

£70/£67(c) • Friends £68/£65(c)

Acclaimed and inspiring dancer Marie-Louise Flexen invites you to join her at the barre to build your ballet technique and find some freedom and expression through creative movement. Marie-Lou’s beautifully choreographed steps and carefully devised course help to improve athleticism and grace through a series of techniques, exercises and routines. This class is perfect for both male and female intermediate dancers with some previous ballet or dance experience who want to further develop and explore their technical skills.

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Thu
26 Apr -
5 Jul
10:30am - 11:25am

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Classical Pilates

£70/£67(c) • Friends £68/£65(c)

Whether you want to improve your general fitness, manage an old injury or straighten up your posture, this focused class led by experienced Pilates practitioner Lizzie Quaile is a great way to fortify the whole body. Lizzie teaches a practice of contained and simple exercises which help to improve strength, flexibility and balance as well as developing consistent, correct postural movements which will challenge your core strength and sharpen your concentration. Please bring along a thick exercise mat to each session.

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Thu
26 Apr -
5 Jul
6:30pm - 7:30pm

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Beginners Adult Ballet

£70/£67(c) • Friends £68/£65(c)

Back by popular demand, our brilliant, inspiring dance artist Keziah Benbow returns to the studio to help develop your strength, agility and understanding and application of ballet. This popular class is an absolute delight, focusing on routines, plenty of dance practice, exercise and heaps of fun into the bargain! If you’ve ever wondered what the combo of ballet and Beyoncé might be like, this is the perfect class for you! Beginners’ adult ballet is suitable for all and is sure to inspire a massive grin, a sense of fun and bring all sorts of fitness benefits for the summer. What’s not to love, eh? G’wan, you’ll totally love it!

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May

Tue
1 May -
26 Jun
7pm - 9pm

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Tuesday Potting Shed

£89/£86(c) • Friends £87/£84(c)

Explore the foundations of pottery in our weekly class devised by ceramicist Geg Fayle. Learn to hand-build and throw on the potter’s wheel, before moving on to try-out various surface textures, slips and glazes for decoration. This relaxed, flexible class offers you the chance to work at your own pace on a unique ceramics project. For those needing a bit more inspiration Geg has many projects to get you started. The Potting Shed course takes place in Geg’s garden studio near Slimbridge. Full details of location provided upon booking. Ideal for total beginners and improvers alike.

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SOLD OUT

Thu
3 May -
28 Jun
7pm - 9pm

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Thursday Potting Shed

£89/£86(c) • Friends £87/£84(c)

Explore the foundations of pottery in our weekly class devised by ceramicist Geg Fayle. Learn to hand-build and throw on the potter’s wheel, before moving on to try-out various surface textures, slips and glazes for decoration. This relaxed, flexible class offers you the chance to work at your own pace on a unique ceramics project. For those needing a bit more inspiration Geg has many projects to get you started. The Potting Shed course takes place in Geg’s garden studio near Slimbridge. Full details of location provided upon booking. Ideal for total beginners and improvers alike.

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ONLY A FEW LEFT

Thu
10 May -
21 Jun
7:45pm - 8:45pm

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Contemporary Dance for Beginners

£40/£37(c) • Friends £38/£35(c)

Contemporary dance is a beautiful, unrestricted genre of dance which provides a space for you to move freely and allows you to explore a new physical language. Our bubbly, talented dance teacher Keziah Benbow introduces a series of contemporary dance techniques through explorative, creative tasks and exercises. This shorter course is the perfect place for beginners to learn the foundations of Contemporary Dance, choreographed repertoire will be slowly integrated as your confidence grows and your love for this wonderfully expressive dance begins to blossom.

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