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Richard Simmons Sweatin' to the Oldies

Richard Simmons Sweatin' to the Oldies

As Richard says: "SWEATIN' TO THE OLDIES is the original, and it's still the best way to get your heart pounding and your blood pumping! Sing along to these great songs as you sweat your way to a healthier and happier you. Now let's work out!! -- xoxo Richard Simmons"

Sewing Essentials

Sewing Essentials (Kanopy)

Whether you want to hand-sew a button on a shirt or design and construct original projects, this class has all of the essentials you need to get started sewing with confidence. You'll learn about sewing machine basics, types of needles and thread, fabric choices and pattern prep. Then try out the skills you have learned by constructing an easy sewing tool pouch.

An Introduction to Drawing

An Introduction to Drawing (Kanopy)

Begin by considering the remarkable history of drawing, a history that has produced knowledge, methodology, and techniques that are readily learnable. Assess common misconceptions about talent and genius; discover how learning to see analytically and abstractly helps us draw; and try your first drawing exercise, retracing what our ancestors drew 80,000 years ago.

Knits 101

Knits 101

Don’t shy away from knit fabrics! These stretchy textiles will flatter your form and stitch up easily. Explore a wide variety of knit fabrics and learn what types of patterns work best with knits. Pick up tips on how to cut knit fabrics and prep them for sewing, then learn a variety of seam finishes to use on a sewing machine. Then check out a serger and learn how to use one to sew knits quickly and easily. Lastly, learn to sew your first knit project, a self-drafted skirt.

The Ins & Outs of Embroidery

The Ins & Outs of Embroidery

Whether you are looking to get started in hand embroidery or just brush up on your skills, the basics are all here. You'll learn about transferring patterns to fabric, hooping up, then stitching 14 different embroidery stitches. You'll be inspired to stitch up something one-of-a-kind in no time at all.

Pilates Essentials

Pilates Essentials

Certified Pilates Instructor Lindsey Jackson has a unique teaching style and makes Pilates accessible, easy to follow and entertaining whilst bringing all the known benefits of a strong core, abdominal and back strength and a calmness of mind. She includes a warm up to prepare your body, a workout for all at multi levels, and a calming relaxation. Lindsey teaches a mixed gender class, illustrating 3 levels to suit different abilities. Her knowledge of health, fitness, yoga and Pilates fuses effectively, producing this holistic program for beginners and improvers.


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