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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 23rd October and Thursday 26th October 2016. All classes resume on the week commencing Monday 30th October. Hurrah!

September

Mon
11 Sep -
11 Dec
10am - 11am

dance movement expression martial arts fitness

Nia Dance

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 adaptable to all – men, women, all ages, abilities and fitness levels.

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Mon
18 Sep -
27 Nov
6:30pm - 7:45pm

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Yogasara Deep Slow Flow

£70/£67(c) • Friends £68/£65(c)

Deep Slow Flow is a fun, easy-going class, ideal for beginners and those who want to learn the basic principles of yoga whilst restoring some peace and balance through mindful breath and movement.

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Mon
18 Sep -
27 Nov
8pm - 9:15pm

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Yogasara Dynamic Flow

£70/£67(c) • Friends £68/£65(c)

Dynamic Flow is a focused class designed for those who want a bit more of a challenge. This will further develop and deepen your practice and boost your strength in a rejuvenating way with a supportive guide.

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Tue
12 Sep -
12 Dec
10am - 11am

dance movement expression martial arts fitness

Nia Dance

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 adaptable to all – men, women, all ages, abilities and fitness levels.

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Tue
19 Sep -
28 Nov
7pm - 8pm

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Adult Ballet

£70/£67(c) • Friends £68/£65(c)

Our ever-popular adult ballet course is devised and choreographed by acclaimed and inspiring dancer Marie-Louise Flexen. These weekly sessions are just the ticket for those wanting to improve their agility and core strength in a fun and creative way. This playful, friendly class is ideal for returners and intermediates.

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Tue
19 Sep -
28 Nov
8:15pm - 9:15pm

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Contemporary Dance

£70/£67(c) • Friends £68/£65(c)

Work with dance artist Marie-Louise Flexen to develop your artistic practice and unleash your choreographic imagination within this lyrical, fluid class. Improve your timing, movement and fitness in an energetic and lively environment.

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Wed
27 Sep -
22 Nov
7pm - 9pm

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Life Drawing

£95/£92(c) • Friends £93/£90(c)

In this weekly class, artist Paul Fowler introduces heaps of drawing exercises utilising a broad range of materials and drawing styles.As you progress through the course, you will develop a keener understanding of proportion and scale and are sure to increase your confidence in drawing the human form.

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Thu
21 Sep -
30 Nov
10:30am - 11:30am

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Classical Pilates

£70/£67(c) • Friends £68/£65(c)

With a particular emphasis on posture, balance, strength and flexibility, our daytime Pilates course promises to fortify the body in an even and safe way.Here’s the ideal course for anyone looking to improve general fitness and wellbeing.

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Thu
28 Sep -
23 Nov
6:30pm - 7:30pm

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Beginners' Adult Ballet

£56/£53(c) • Friends £54/£51(c)

Throughout the eight weeks work with Kez to develop your strength, agility and understanding/application of ballet. The emphasis here is on routines, dance practice, exercise and heaps of fun.

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Thu
28 Sep -
23 Nov
7pm - 9pm

ceramics clay mould decoration craft

The 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.

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October

Mon
2 Oct -
13 Nov
6:30pm - 9pm

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Leather Bags

£142/£139(c) • Friends £140/£137(c)

Make your own stunning leather bag – the perfect heirloom to pass onto future generations! Throughout this relaxed six week course, leather experts Jeremy and Carla Bonner work alongside you, demonstrating each process to make your own A4 size day bag using traditional hand tools and hand-stitching techniques.

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Tue
3 Oct -
21 Nov
4:30pm - 6pm

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Creative Factory

£54 • Friends £52

We offer the very best foundation in drawing over the six sessions led by inventive illustrator Imogen Harvey-Lewis. This class takes creative-minded youngsters and helps them to channel artistic passions into new practices and skills. Each session presents a variety of drawing, designing and making experiments that will stretch imaginations to the max and inspire hobbies that will last a lifetime.

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November

Sun
12 Nov -
26 Nov
10am - 11:30am

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Sunday Sanctuary

£30/£27(c) • Friends £28/£25(c)

Join Catherine Forrester for a three-week Mindful Yoga taster course. We will use gentle movement and deep relaxation to learn new ways to manage stress, find more ease in the body, and rest deeply as we make our way into winter. These Sunday morning sessions are super down-to-earth and completely accessible.

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Wed
1 Nov -
30 Nov
7pm - 9pm

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Drawing For The Terrified

£66/£63(c) • Friends £64/£61(c)

Does the idea of drawing fill you with a sense of dread? Drawing for the Terrified returns with a plethora of fab drawing projects to take the terror out of making your mark. Led by illustrator Imogen Harvey-Lewis, this lively class will help to boost your confidence in drawing as you develop your own distinctive style.

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