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Arts, Parks, & Recreation

  1. (ON HOLD) Career Camp Registration - For students entering 6th - 8th grade

    March 2, 2020 - June 25, 2020 @ Athens Community Center

    This is a FREE camp intended for students entering 6th through 8th grade. Camp meets Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm at the Athens Community Center (multipurpose room B). Students will gain a first-hand experience into our local job market, including healthcare, manufacturing, civil service and entrepreneurship. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to the campers each day.

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  2. (ON HOLD) Youth Summer Camp Registration (Ages 6-14 years)

    March 2, 2020, 8:30 AM - June 1, 2020 @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Summer Camp 2020! Hot off the press! Registration starts Monday, March 2nd at 8:30 am online, in-person, or over the phone. Be on the lookout for career camp June 29th - July 2nd for students going into 6th-8th grade. This new, free camp is in partnership with Project RISE and limited to 20 students

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  3. For the Love of Athens Photo Contest Call for Submissions

    April 3, 2020 - December 12, 2020, 11:30 PM

    As we continue to shelter in place, Arts West wants to offer an opportunity for the community to celebrate our beautiful county through photographs! Arts West typically begins accepting photographs for the contest in September, but this year we are opening the submission process early. Go outside and begin the quest for the perfect photo to submit to For the Love of Athens! For the Love of Athens Submission Guidelines: For the Love of Athens is a photo exhibit that focuses on images of people, places or things in Athens County. Photographs can be taken with traditional, digital and smart device methods. Any photographic method is welcome! Chosen photographs will be displayed in the For the Love of Athens Exhibit in the Arts West galleries tentatively for the month of February, 2021.

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  4. (CANCELLED) Classical Pilates Mat Classes

    April 7, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. These classes follow the series of exercises developed by Joseph Pilates that build core strength, improve alignment, create longevity and an enhanced zest for life.

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  5. (CANCELLED) Yoga Over 50...Never Too Late to Start!

    April 7, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Beginners and experienced folks will gain strength, balance, flexibility, and a renewed sense of Body Awareness no matter your Chronological Age.

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  6. (CANCELLED) Zumba Plus Toning, Sentao & Barre

    April 7, 2020, 5:15 PM - 6:25 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. The first half of this unique specialty class is dedicated to Zumba dance while the second half concentrates on Zumba Toning and Sentao and Barre. Zumba toning enhances the sense of rhythm and coordination while using hand weights for strengthening and toning the arms, core and lower body. Zumba Sentao combines strength and resistance training all centered around a chair while targeting legs, abs, glutes, and arms; a unique way to challenge the muscles without having to lift weights. Barre integrates elements of Pilates, dance, cardio and strength training that tones all parts of your body. Taught by: Kim Knapp-Browne and Kim Rios.

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  7. CANCELLED-Bellydance with Eliot, at Arts West

    April 7, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Arts West

    UPDATE---In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation--- IN-PERSON CLASSES & PROGRAMS AT ARTS WEST ARE CURRENTLY CANCELLED, POSTPONED OR ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, DUE TO SAFTETY PRECAUTIONS AND ARTS WEST TEMPORARY CLOSURE--- Come learn the cooperative, team dance sport that is Improvisational Team Style (ITS) Bellydance! Build strength and flexibility while moving to killer music. Great fun for all levels: ITS challenges experienced dancers in new ways, while immediately integrating beginners in the groove! Gender neutral, self-image-empowering exercise for your brain and body! Come join our dance family! 

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  8. (CANCELLED) Karate

    April 7, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This class will introduce beginners to the basics of Shoto-kan karate and deepen the practice of intermediate and advanced students. Emphasizes building focus, strength, and, self-defense skills. Children aged 10-12 should get permission from the instructors before signing up.

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  9. (CANCELLED) Hatha Yoga - Intermediate Level

    April 8, 2020, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This class seeks to balance the practitioner's mind and body through deepening body awareness in yoga poses. Ideal for people with previous experience in basic poses. Taught by Barbara Rostad.

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  10. (CANCELLED) Integrated Slow Yoga

    April 8, 2020, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Explore the science and practice of slow. Slow yoga enhances your stress resiliency, balance awareness, reduces inflammation and many more benefits. Taught by Rebecca Wood. $10 lab fee due at first class to instructor.

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  11. (CANCELLED) Yoga For Any Body, Any Where

    April 8, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Experience traditional gentle yoga with exploration and safe use of exercise balls, therapy bands, chairs, and Myofiscial selfcare techniques! Increase core strength, flexibility, balance, and meditative relaxation!

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  12. (CANCELLED) LaBlast Dance Fitness

    April 8, 2020, 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. LaBlast is a dance fitness program based on all the dances you see on 'Dancing with the stars'. It uses a wide variety of music and it's partner free. Anyone is welcome! Taught by Renee Smith.

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  13. (CANCELLED) Classical Pilates Mat Classes

    April 9, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. These classes follow the series of exercises developed by Joseph Pilates that build core strength, improve alignment, create longevity and an enhanced zest for life.

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  14. (CANCELLED) Graceful Yoga

    April 9, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    This class uses yoga as a powerful tool of transformation to achieve your personal goals. We will focus on asanas, breath work, and inner practices to reduce stress, and enhance physical and mental well-being.

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  15. (CANCELLED) Zumba Fitness

    April 9, 2020, 5:15 PM - 6:25 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Zumba is an interval workout of high and low intensity Latin and International inspired easy-to-follow dance moves designed to get your heart rate up and boost cardio endurance. Some resistance training used to tone and sculpt specific muscle groups. Taught by Kim Knapp-Browne.

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  16. Athens West Side Community Association Meeting at Arts West

    April 9, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Arts West

    The Athens West Side Community Association meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month in the Arts West performance space at 6pm. Come on out to learn about upcoming community events and ongoing efforts to keep the West Side clean and safe, or bring additional topics/concerns to discuss. All West Siders invited to attend. Students welcome. It's your community. For more info or to receive e-mail updates, please email AthensWCA@gmail.com.

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  17. (CANCELLED) Karate

    April 9, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This class will introduce beginners to the basics of Shoto-kan karate and deepen the practice of intermediate and advanced students. Emphasizes building focus, strength, and, self-defense skills. Children aged 10-12 should get permission from the instructors before signing up.

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  18. CANCELLED - Tiny Tumbling

    April 10, 2020, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Intro to beginner tumbling skills. Gives kids an introduction to the basics of tumbling and the proper way to stretch. For kids ages 3-5 years old. Taught by OU cheerleader, Ashley Agle.

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  19. (CANCELLED) Tai Chi

    April 11, 2020, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This meditative exercise promotes relaxation, leg strength, and balance. This class is suitable for all skill levels ages 12 years old and up.

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  20. (CANCELLED) LaBlast Dance Fitness

    April 11, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. LaBlast is a dance fitness program based on all the dances you see on 'Dancing with the stars'. It uses a wide variety of music and it's partner free. Anyone is welcome! Taught by Renee Smith.

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  21. (CANCELLED) Family For All Tae Kwon Do

    April 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Beginning to intermediate level, no prior experience needed. Will learn the fundamentals of Korean martial arts and self-discipline practice. Children 10 and under to be accompanied by an adult, unless given instructor permission.

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  22. (CANCELLED) Fencing

    April 12, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Combined class for beginner and advanced fencing. All are welcome. Equipment provided ($15 equipment fee due to instructor at first class). Taught by Jonathan Lee/Mark Lucas.

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  23. (CANCELLED) Bootcamp (Morning Class)

    April 13, 2020, 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Designed to increasingly challenge you with whole body and cardio exercises for all fitness levels. HIIT and circuit training. Taught by Lori Knavel, Certified Personal Trainer.

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  24. (CANCELLED) Tai Chi for Falls Prevention

    April 13, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Led by Barbara Conover, certified instructor. Tai Chi has been shown to improve balance, increase strength, improve mobility and prevent falls. Target audience is adults with/without arthritis and/or adults who have a higher risk of falling. This class funded through the Athens Village.

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  25. PRISM LGBTQ Youth Art Program at Arts West

    April 13, 2020, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Arts West

    PRISM is an after-school art program that creates a safer space for LGBTQA+ youth to be, explore and express who they are. Prism is FREE and open to youth ages 12-18. It offers community, art programming and workshops, support, networking, games, free music lessons, books/library, snacks, cooking lessons, and much more for LGBTQ+ youth and allies. Participants may join at any time. Please Note: 3/16/2020 UPDATE: In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and Arts West's resulting closure - Arts West is not able to host this program until the schools have re-opened. Organizers are currently planning the next action steps to continue providing support for the students in different ways.

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  26. (CANCELLED) Bootcamp (Evening Class)

    April 13, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Designed to increasingly challenge you with whole body cardio exercises for all fitness levels. HIIT and circuit training. Taught by Lori Knavel, Certified Personal Trainer.

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  27. (CANCELLED) Advanced Tae Kwon Do

    April 13, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. For advanced students to further their studies. Attendance by Instructor permission. Contact instructor, Peter Zeisler at the Athens Community Center for permission.

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  28. (CANCELLED) Classical Pilates Mat Classes

    April 14, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. These classes follow the series of exercises developed by Joseph Pilates that build core strength, improve alignment, create longevity and an enhanced zest for life.

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  29. (CANCELLED) Yoga Over 50...Never Too Late to Start!

    April 14, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Beginners and experienced folks will gain strength, balance, flexibility, and a renewed sense of Body Awareness no matter your Chronological Age.

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  30. (CANCELLED) Zumba Plus Toning, Sentao & Barre

    April 14, 2020, 5:15 PM - 6:25 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. The first half of this unique specialty class is dedicated to Zumba dance while the second half concentrates on Zumba Toning and Sentao and Barre. Zumba toning enhances the sense of rhythm and coordination while using hand weights for strengthening and toning the arms, core and lower body. Zumba Sentao combines strength and resistance training all centered around a chair while targeting legs, abs, glutes, and arms; a unique way to challenge the muscles without having to lift weights. Barre integrates elements of Pilates, dance, cardio and strength training that tones all parts of your body. Taught by: Kim Knapp-Browne and Kim Rios.

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  31. CANCELLED-Bellydance with Eliot, at Arts West

    April 14, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Arts West

    UPDATE---In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation--- IN-PERSON CLASSES & PROGRAMS AT ARTS WEST ARE CURRENTLY CANCELLED, POSTPONED OR ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, DUE TO SAFTETY PRECAUTIONS AND ARTS WEST TEMPORARY CLOSURE--- Come learn the cooperative, team dance sport that is Improvisational Team Style (ITS) Bellydance! Build strength and flexibility while moving to killer music. Great fun for all levels: ITS challenges experienced dancers in new ways, while immediately integrating beginners in the groove! Gender neutral, self-image-empowering exercise for your brain and body! Come join our dance family! 

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  32. (CANCELLED) Karate

    April 14, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This class will introduce beginners to the basics of Shoto-kan karate and deepen the practice of intermediate and advanced students. Emphasizes building focus, strength, and, self-defense skills. Children aged 10-12 should get permission from the instructors before signing up.

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  33. (CANCELLED) Bootcamp (Morning Class)

    April 15, 2020, 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Designed to increasingly challenge you with whole body and cardio exercises for all fitness levels. HIIT and circuit training. Taught by Lori Knavel, Certified Personal Trainer.

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  34. (CANCELLED) Hatha Yoga - Intermediate Level

    April 15, 2020, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This class seeks to balance the practitioner's mind and body through deepening body awareness in yoga poses. Ideal for people with previous experience in basic poses. Taught by Barbara Rostad.

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  35. (CANCELLED) Integrated Slow Yoga

    April 15, 2020, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Explore the science and practice of slow. Slow yoga enhances your stress resiliency, balance awareness, reduces inflammation and many more benefits. Taught by Rebecca Wood. $10 lab fee due at first class to instructor.

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  36. (CANCELLED) Bootcamp (Evening Class)

    April 15, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Designed to increasingly challenge you with whole body cardio exercises for all fitness levels. HIIT and circuit training. Taught by Lori Knavel, Certified Personal Trainer.

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  37. (CANCELLED) Yoga For Any Body, Any Where

    April 15, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Experience traditional gentle yoga with exploration and safe use of exercise balls, therapy bands, chairs, and Myofiscial selfcare techniques! Increase core strength, flexibility, balance, and meditative relaxation!

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  38. (CANCELLED) LaBlast Dance Fitness

    April 15, 2020, 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. LaBlast is a dance fitness program based on all the dances you see on 'Dancing with the stars'. It uses a wide variety of music and it's partner free. Anyone is welcome! Taught by Renee Smith.

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  39. (CANCELLED) Classical Pilates Mat Classes

    April 16, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. These classes follow the series of exercises developed by Joseph Pilates that build core strength, improve alignment, create longevity and an enhanced zest for life.

    More Details
  40. (CANCELLED) Graceful Yoga

    April 16, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    This class uses yoga as a powerful tool of transformation to achieve your personal goals. We will focus on asanas, breath work, and inner practices to reduce stress, and enhance physical and mental well-being.

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  41. (CANCELLED) Zumba Fitness

    April 16, 2020, 5:15 PM - 6:25 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Zumba is an interval workout of high and low intensity Latin and International inspired easy-to-follow dance moves designed to get your heart rate up and boost cardio endurance. Some resistance training used to tone and sculpt specific muscle groups. Taught by Kim Knapp-Browne.

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  42. (CANCELLED) Karate

    April 16, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This class will introduce beginners to the basics of Shoto-kan karate and deepen the practice of intermediate and advanced students. Emphasizes building focus, strength, and, self-defense skills. Children aged 10-12 should get permission from the instructors before signing up.

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  43. CANCELLED - Tiny Tumbling

    April 17, 2020, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Intro to beginner tumbling skills. Gives kids an introduction to the basics of tumbling and the proper way to stretch. For kids ages 3-5 years old. Taught by OU cheerleader, Ashley Agle.

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  44. (CANCELLED) Tai Chi

    April 18, 2020, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This meditative exercise promotes relaxation, leg strength, and balance. This class is suitable for all skill levels ages 12 years old and up.

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  45. (CANCELLED) LaBlast Dance Fitness

    April 18, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. LaBlast is a dance fitness program based on all the dances you see on 'Dancing with the stars'. It uses a wide variety of music and it's partner free. Anyone is welcome! Taught by Renee Smith.

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  46. (CANCELLED) Family For All Tae Kwon Do

    April 18, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Beginning to intermediate level, no prior experience needed. Will learn the fundamentals of Korean martial arts and self-discipline practice. Children 10 and under to be accompanied by an adult, unless given instructor permission.

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  47. (CANCELLED) Fencing

    April 19, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Combined class for beginner and advanced fencing. All are welcome. Equipment provided ($15 equipment fee due to instructor at first class). Taught by Jonathan Lee/Mark Lucas.

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  48. (CANCELLED) Bootcamp (Morning Class)

    April 20, 2020, 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Designed to increasingly challenge you with whole body and cardio exercises for all fitness levels. HIIT and circuit training. Taught by Lori Knavel, Certified Personal Trainer.

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  49. (CANCELLED) Tai Chi for Falls Prevention

    April 20, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Led by Barbara Conover, certified instructor. Tai Chi has been shown to improve balance, increase strength, improve mobility and prevent falls. Target audience is adults with/without arthritis and/or adults who have a higher risk of falling. This class funded through the Athens Village.

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  50. PRISM LGBTQ Youth Art Program at Arts West

    April 20, 2020, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Arts West

    PRISM is an after-school art program that creates a safer space for LGBTQA+ youth to be, explore and express who they are. Prism is FREE and open to youth ages 12-18. It offers community, art programming and workshops, support, networking, games, free music lessons, books/library, snacks, cooking lessons, and much more for LGBTQ+ youth and allies. Participants may join at any time. Please Note: 3/16/2020 UPDATE: In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and Arts West's resulting closure - Arts West is not able to host this program until the schools have re-opened. Organizers are currently planning the next action steps to continue providing support for the students in different ways.

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  51. (CANCELLED) Bootcamp (Evening Class)

    April 20, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Designed to increasingly challenge you with whole body cardio exercises for all fitness levels. HIIT and circuit training. Taught by Lori Knavel, Certified Personal Trainer.

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  52. (CANCELLED) Advanced Tae Kwon Do

    April 20, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. For advanced students to further their studies. Attendance by Instructor permission. Contact instructor, Peter Zeisler at the Athens Community Center for permission.

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  53. (CANCELLED) Classical Pilates Mat Classes

    April 21, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. These classes follow the series of exercises developed by Joseph Pilates that build core strength, improve alignment, create longevity and an enhanced zest for life.

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  54. (CANCELLED) Yoga Over 50...Never Too Late to Start!

    April 21, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Beginners and experienced folks will gain strength, balance, flexibility, and a renewed sense of Body Awareness no matter your Chronological Age.

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  55. (CANCELLED) Zumba Plus Toning, Sentao & Barre

    April 21, 2020, 5:15 PM - 6:25 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. The first half of this unique specialty class is dedicated to Zumba dance while the second half concentrates on Zumba Toning and Sentao and Barre. Zumba toning enhances the sense of rhythm and coordination while using hand weights for strengthening and toning the arms, core and lower body. Zumba Sentao combines strength and resistance training all centered around a chair while targeting legs, abs, glutes, and arms; a unique way to challenge the muscles without having to lift weights. Barre integrates elements of Pilates, dance, cardio and strength training that tones all parts of your body. Taught by: Kim Knapp-Browne and Kim Rios.

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  56. CANCELLED-Bellydance with Eliot, at Arts West

    April 21, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Arts West

    UPDATE---In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation--- IN-PERSON CLASSES & PROGRAMS AT ARTS WEST ARE CURRENTLY CANCELLED, POSTPONED OR ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, DUE TO SAFTETY PRECAUTIONS AND ARTS WEST TEMPORARY CLOSURE--- Come learn the cooperative, team dance sport that is Improvisational Team Style (ITS) Bellydance! Build strength and flexibility while moving to killer music. Great fun for all levels: ITS challenges experienced dancers in new ways, while immediately integrating beginners in the groove! Gender neutral, self-image-empowering exercise for your brain and body! Come join our dance family! 

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  57. (CANCELLED) Karate

    April 21, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This class will introduce beginners to the basics of Shoto-kan karate and deepen the practice of intermediate and advanced students. Emphasizes building focus, strength, and, self-defense skills. Children aged 10-12 should get permission from the instructors before signing up.

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  58. (CANCELLED) Bootcamp (Morning Class)

    April 22, 2020, 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Designed to increasingly challenge you with whole body and cardio exercises for all fitness levels. HIIT and circuit training. Taught by Lori Knavel, Certified Personal Trainer.

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  59. (CANCELLED) Hatha Yoga - Intermediate Level

    April 22, 2020, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This class seeks to balance the practitioner's mind and body through deepening body awareness in yoga poses. Ideal for people with previous experience in basic poses. Taught by Barbara Rostad.

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  60. (CANCELLED) Integrated Slow Yoga

    April 22, 2020, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Explore the science and practice of slow. Slow yoga enhances your stress resiliency, balance awareness, reduces inflammation and many more benefits. Taught by Rebecca Wood. $10 lab fee due at first class to instructor.

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  61. (CANCELLED) Bootcamp (Evening Class)

    April 22, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Designed to increasingly challenge you with whole body cardio exercises for all fitness levels. HIIT and circuit training. Taught by Lori Knavel, Certified Personal Trainer.

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  62. (CANCELLED) Yoga For Any Body, Any Where

    April 22, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Experience traditional gentle yoga with exploration and safe use of exercise balls, therapy bands, chairs, and Myofiscial selfcare techniques! Increase core strength, flexibility, balance, and meditative relaxation!

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  63. (CANCELLED) LaBlast Dance Fitness

    April 22, 2020, 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. LaBlast is a dance fitness program based on all the dances you see on 'Dancing with the stars'. It uses a wide variety of music and it's partner free. Anyone is welcome! Taught by Renee Smith.

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  64. (CANCELLED) Classical Pilates Mat Classes

    April 23, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. These classes follow the series of exercises developed by Joseph Pilates that build core strength, improve alignment, create longevity and an enhanced zest for life.

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  65. (CANCELLED) Graceful Yoga

    April 23, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    This class uses yoga as a powerful tool of transformation to achieve your personal goals. We will focus on asanas, breath work, and inner practices to reduce stress, and enhance physical and mental well-being.

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  66. (CANCELLED) Zumba Fitness

    April 23, 2020, 5:15 PM - 6:25 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Zumba is an interval workout of high and low intensity Latin and International inspired easy-to-follow dance moves designed to get your heart rate up and boost cardio endurance. Some resistance training used to tone and sculpt specific muscle groups. Taught by Kim Knapp-Browne.

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  67. (CANCELLED) Karate

    April 23, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This class will introduce beginners to the basics of Shoto-kan karate and deepen the practice of intermediate and advanced students. Emphasizes building focus, strength, and, self-defense skills. Children aged 10-12 should get permission from the instructors before signing up.

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  68. CANCELLED - Tiny Tumbling

    April 24, 2020, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Intro to beginner tumbling skills. Gives kids an introduction to the basics of tumbling and the proper way to stretch. For kids ages 3-5 years old. Taught by OU cheerleader, Ashley Agle.

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  69. (CANCELLED) Tai Chi

    April 25, 2020, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This meditative exercise promotes relaxation, leg strength, and balance. This class is suitable for all skill levels ages 12 years old and up.

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  70. (CANCELLED) LaBlast Dance Fitness

    April 25, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. LaBlast is a dance fitness program based on all the dances you see on 'Dancing with the stars'. It uses a wide variety of music and it's partner free. Anyone is welcome! Taught by Renee Smith.

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  71. (CANCELLED) Family For All Tae Kwon Do

    April 25, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Beginning to intermediate level, no prior experience needed. Will learn the fundamentals of Korean martial arts and self-discipline practice. Children 10 and under to be accompanied by an adult, unless given instructor permission.

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  72. Amethystone - Album Release Party & Charity Art Auction

    April 25, 2020, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Arts West

    It's an Amethystone album release celebration for “The Alchemist.” Featuring special guest DJ and Emcee, B-Funk Brandon Thompson. Come out and hear "The Alchemist" performed in its entirety. Local Artists Chris Monday, Kasey Jones, and the Passion Works Crew will be on hand creating original works of art, including a collaborative piece with which all can participate, to be auctioned off to benefit Stuart's Opera House, Live Healthy Appalachia, and Passion Works. Free Admission! All Ages Welcome!

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  73. (CANCELLED) Fencing

    April 26, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Combined class for beginner and advanced fencing. All are welcome. Equipment provided ($15 equipment fee due to instructor at first class). Taught by Jonathan Lee/Mark Lucas.

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  74. (CANCELLED) Bootcamp (Morning Class)

    April 27, 2020, 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Designed to increasingly challenge you with whole body and cardio exercises for all fitness levels. HIIT and circuit training. Taught by Lori Knavel, Certified Personal Trainer.

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  75. (CANCELLED) Tai Chi for Falls Prevention

    April 27, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Led by Barbara Conover, certified instructor. Tai Chi has been shown to improve balance, increase strength, improve mobility and prevent falls. Target audience is adults with/without arthritis and/or adults who have a higher risk of falling. This class funded through the Athens Village.

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  76. PRISM LGBTQ Youth Art Program at Arts West

    April 27, 2020, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Arts West

    PRISM is an after-school art program that creates a safer space for LGBTQA+ youth to be, explore and express who they are. Prism is FREE and open to youth ages 12-18. It offers community, art programming and workshops, support, networking, games, free music lessons, books/library, snacks, cooking lessons, and much more for LGBTQ+ youth and allies. Participants may join at any time. Please Note: 3/16/2020 UPDATE: In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and Arts West's resulting closure - Arts West is not able to host this program until the schools have re-opened. Organizers are currently planning the next action steps to continue providing support for the students in different ways.

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  77. (CANCELLED) Bootcamp (Evening Class)

    April 27, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Designed to increasingly challenge you with whole body cardio exercises for all fitness levels. HIIT and circuit training. Taught by Lori Knavel, Certified Personal Trainer.

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  78. (CANCELLED) Advanced Tae Kwon Do

    April 27, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. For advanced students to further their studies. Attendance by Instructor permission. Contact instructor, Peter Zeisler at the Athens Community Center for permission.

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  79. (CANCELLED) Classical Pilates Mat Classes

    April 28, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. These classes follow the series of exercises developed by Joseph Pilates that build core strength, improve alignment, create longevity and an enhanced zest for life.

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  80. (CANCELLED) Yoga Over 50...Never Too Late to Start!

    April 28, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Beginners and experienced folks will gain strength, balance, flexibility, and a renewed sense of Body Awareness no matter your Chronological Age.

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  81. (CANCELLED) Zumba Plus Toning, Sentao & Barre

    April 28, 2020, 5:15 PM - 6:25 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. The first half of this unique specialty class is dedicated to Zumba dance while the second half concentrates on Zumba Toning and Sentao and Barre. Zumba toning enhances the sense of rhythm and coordination while using hand weights for strengthening and toning the arms, core and lower body. Zumba Sentao combines strength and resistance training all centered around a chair while targeting legs, abs, glutes, and arms; a unique way to challenge the muscles without having to lift weights. Barre integrates elements of Pilates, dance, cardio and strength training that tones all parts of your body. Taught by: Kim Knapp-Browne and Kim Rios.

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  82. CANCELLED-Bellydance with Eliot, at Arts West

    April 28, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Arts West

    UPDATE---In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation--- IN-PERSON CLASSES & PROGRAMS AT ARTS WEST ARE CURRENTLY CANCELLED, POSTPONED OR ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, DUE TO SAFTETY PRECAUTIONS AND ARTS WEST TEMPORARY CLOSURE--- Come learn the cooperative, team dance sport that is Improvisational Team Style (ITS) Bellydance! Build strength and flexibility while moving to killer music. Great fun for all levels: ITS challenges experienced dancers in new ways, while immediately integrating beginners in the groove! Gender neutral, self-image-empowering exercise for your brain and body! Come join our dance family! 

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  83. (CANCELLED) Karate

    April 28, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This class will introduce beginners to the basics of Shoto-kan karate and deepen the practice of intermediate and advanced students. Emphasizes building focus, strength, and, self-defense skills. Children aged 10-12 should get permission from the instructors before signing up.

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  84. (CANCELLED) Bootcamp (Morning Class)

    April 29, 2020, 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Designed to increasingly challenge you with whole body and cardio exercises for all fitness levels. HIIT and circuit training. Taught by Lori Knavel, Certified Personal Trainer.

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  85. (CANCELLED) Hatha Yoga - Intermediate Level

    April 29, 2020, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This class seeks to balance the practitioner's mind and body through deepening body awareness in yoga poses. Ideal for people with previous experience in basic poses. Taught by Barbara Rostad.

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  86. (CANCELLED) Integrated Slow Yoga

    April 29, 2020, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Explore the science and practice of slow. Slow yoga enhances your stress resiliency, balance awareness, reduces inflammation and many more benefits. Taught by Rebecca Wood. $10 lab fee due at first class to instructor.

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  87. (CANCELLED) Bootcamp (Evening Class)

    April 29, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Designed to increasingly challenge you with whole body cardio exercises for all fitness levels. HIIT and circuit training. Taught by Lori Knavel, Certified Personal Trainer.

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  88. (CANCELLED) Yoga For Any Body, Any Where

    April 29, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Experience traditional gentle yoga with exploration and safe use of exercise balls, therapy bands, chairs, and Myofiscial selfcare techniques! Increase core strength, flexibility, balance, and meditative relaxation!

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  89. (CANCELLED) LaBlast Dance Fitness

    April 29, 2020, 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. LaBlast is a dance fitness program based on all the dances you see on 'Dancing with the stars'. It uses a wide variety of music and it's partner free. Anyone is welcome! Taught by Renee Smith.

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  90. (CANCELLED) Classical Pilates Mat Classes

    April 30, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. These classes follow the series of exercises developed by Joseph Pilates that build core strength, improve alignment, create longevity and an enhanced zest for life.

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  91. (CANCELLED) Graceful Yoga

    April 30, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    This class uses yoga as a powerful tool of transformation to achieve your personal goals. We will focus on asanas, breath work, and inner practices to reduce stress, and enhance physical and mental well-being.

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  92. (CANCELLED) Zumba Fitness

    April 30, 2020, 5:15 PM - 6:25 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. Zumba is an interval workout of high and low intensity Latin and International inspired easy-to-follow dance moves designed to get your heart rate up and boost cardio endurance. Some resistance training used to tone and sculpt specific muscle groups. Taught by Kim Knapp-Browne.

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  93. (CANCELLED) Karate

    April 30, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Athens Community Center

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, registration for this program is currently on hold. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, we will give more information as it becomes available. This class will introduce beginners to the basics of Shoto-kan karate and deepen the practice of intermediate and advanced students. Emphasizes building focus, strength, and, self-defense skills. Children aged 10-12 should get permission from the instructors before signing up.

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Athens City Board of Zoning Appeals

  1. Board of Zoning Appeals April 14, 2020 Meeting CANCELLED

    April 14, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Council Chambers

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Athens City Commission on Disabilities

  1. Commission on Disabilities April 15, 2020 meeting CANCELLED

    April 15, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Athens Community Center, Room B

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Athens City Historic Preservation Commission

  1. Athens Historic Preservation Commission Regular Meeting

    April 13, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Mayor's Conference Room

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Athens City Planning Commission Calendar

  1. Planning Commission

    April 16, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ City Council Chambers

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Athens Community Relations Commission

  1. Community Relations Commission

    April 13, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Athens Municipal Arts Commission (AMAC) Meeting

  1. Municipal Arts Commission April 8, 2020 meeting CANCELLED

    April 8, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ City Council Chambers

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Athens Shade Tree Commission Calendar

  1. Shade Tree Commission

    April 9, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Council Chambers

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Home Page Calendar of General Events

  1. Athens County Transportation Meeting

    April 10, 2020, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Location Varies

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Mayor's Weekly Press Conference

  1. Mayor's Weekly Press Conference

    April 8, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ City Council Chambers

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  2. Mayor's Weekly Press Conference

    April 15, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ City Council Chambers

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  3. Mayor's Weekly Press Conference

    April 22, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ City Council Chambers

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  4. Mayor's Weekly Press Conference

    April 29, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ City Council Chambers

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Recreation Advisory Board

  1. Recreation Advisory Board April 16, 2020 meeting CANCELLED

    April 16, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Athens Community Center, Room C

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