Recreation Programs

Lansdowne Program Guide

  1. Adult Classes
  2. Youth Classes

Zumba® Basic

Meet me on the Zumba Party dance floor. Zumba® is a Latin-inspired dance-fitness party that incorporates Latin and International world music and dance movements. It combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpts the body, do you and dance at your own pace. Dances include: Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Belly Dancing, African Dancing, Cumbia, Samba, aerobic moves and more. You will shake, rattle and roll. Come ready to party, dance, have fun and enjoy the music. Move your body according to the way the music makes you feel. I have no doubt you will laugh and smile all while having fun and getting fit. Please wear smooth bottom dance sneakers and bring plenty of water.

Details

  • When: Saturdays, 10:30am to Noon; Ongoing, begins January 4
  • Fee: First class is $10 and every class after is $7. After 10th class, you earn a free class.
    Bring a friend, you get $1 off.
  • Instructor: Vonda Pearson, Certified Zumba Instructor
    267-902-9887, vondad1961@gmail.com
    Please call the instructor for changes to the schedule

Soul Line Dance (Basic)

Dancing with a Purpose! This is a beginners line dance exercise class. Line dancing provides low impact exercise, great fun, and energy, and is a way to eliminate stress, meet new people and express yourself.

Details

  • When: Second and Fourth Tuesdays, 7 to 8:30pm; Jan. 14, 28; Feb. 11, 25; Mar. 10, 24; Apr. 14, 28
  • Fee: $10 per month; Drop-in $7 per class. Please pay instructor directly, cash only.
  • Instructor: Kathy Ausby, 267-251-0028

DanceOn

Come explore and connect with the joy of your body moving! No dance experience or skill needed; no steps or routines to follow - just let your body lead you. Join our group and share in the journey of self-discovery and fun in a non-judgemental environment. Come enjoy the ever-changing playlist and…dance.

Details

  • When: Mondays, 7:15 to 8:30pm; Jan. 13, 27; Feb. 10, 24; Mar. 9, 23; Apr. 6, 20
    You may join at any time.
  • FeeFirst timers $10; $15 each class thereafter; No pre-registration needed
  • Facilitator: Melanie Lewis Rosalsky, Wellness Practitioner
    danceon.ma@gmail.com, 610-328-9293
    Facebook: DanceOn MovingArts

Registration for Adult Classes

Please make fee(s) payable to the instructor listed for the class.  The class registration form can be found here.  Please note that some of our instructors ask that participants pay them directly on the day of the class.


Dragon Spirit Arts, Yogic & Mindful Movement

Our offerings range from Vinyasa Flow Style Yoga to Yin Meditations and Back to Basics with accessibility to all levels, while including the introductory teachings for Brand New Yogis/Beginners. For those with limited movement or pregnant mothers, we offer Mobility Flow classes, plus community outreach practices in Recovery/Trauma Informed Yoga, Tween/Teen Yoga & Baby & Me/Family Yoga. In addition, we offer the Internal/Martial Arts practices of Qigong & Tai Chi, accessible to all bodies, at any age even for those with physical restrictions.

Yoga for Beginners

Enter this practice with a “beginner’s mind.” This class focuses on the fundamental principles of alignment and breath work in a flow of postures linked together by the breath. The intention is to create a healthy practice to help avoid injury that may be encountered at a more advanced stage by building a solid foundation that will support a sustainable practice in years to come. The flow / Vinyasa aspect of this practice is slow paced, incorporating simple variations. Students will be introduced to yoga postures through step-by-step verbal
description and demonstration. Bring your own yoga mat. Props (Blankets, Straps, Blocks, etc.) will be provided. Modified poses & posture flows will be offered as needed (please be sure to give advanced notice prior to attendance if there are any mobility issues, so we can plan accordingly). While this practice is geared toward
Beginners, it’s appropriate for all levels of experience.

Details

  • When: Thursdays, 6 to 7 p.m.; 8 Weeks, February 6 through March 26
  • Fee: $105
  • Instructor: To be announced. Experienced/Certified Teacher

T'ai Chi & Qi Gong for Everyone

This Moving Meditation practice cultivates centering the Mind, steadying the Heart and aligning the Body with the Breath. Expect an Internal Arts practice that incorporates performing excerpted movements based on the Traditional Family Style Martial Arts Forms. T'ai Chi Chuan is a moving meditation that sets into motion the Internal energy traveling through the body known as "Chi." As a healing element, this flow of "Chi" energy increases circulation, calms the mind, relaxes the muscles and heals nervous, organic and skeletal problems. Appropriate for all levels of experience.

Details

  • When: Wednesdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; 8 Weeks, February 5 through March 25
  • Fee: $105
  • Instructor: Gabrielle de Burke, Experienced/Certified Teacher

Mindful Body Teen Yoga

During this series, Teens will be introduced to mindfulness-based exercises and yoga postures that build confidence, enhance awareness and offer techniques for grounding themselves mentally/ emotionally/physically. Visualization, meditation and breath work are used to reduce tension and relieve stress in a way that can be applied to everyday life. Participants will explore the influential and playful connection between mindfulness, meditation, yoga, and writing exercises by journaling. Stress releasing coloring sheets will be used as art therapy to explore feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster selfawareness, manage behavior, reduce anxiety and increase self-esteem. Students will need to bring a pen/journal/colored pencils (or markers). Bring a Yoga Mat to practice with & wear comfortable/loose/stretchy clothing appropriate for moving your body.

Details

  • When: Thursdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; 8 Weeks, February 6 through March 26
  • Fee: $105
  • Instructor: Kaoutar Salhi, Experienced/Certified Teacher

Registration for Dragon Spirit Arts

To register for classes with Dragon Spirit Arts, please make fee(s) payable to "Dragon Spirit Arts."


Youth and Adult Tennis Clinics

Try out youth or adult tennis with our local USTA Instructor.

Details

  • Where: Hoffman Park Tennis Courts
  • When: Please call the P&R office for further information or sign up via our Google Form for Tennis