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  • Adaptive Dance for Kids 3rd - 8th Graders Sunday January 14 & February 25, 10:00 am - 11:00 am $25 Elementary, Middle, Movement Adaptive Dance inspires confidence in individuals with special needs through artistic expression. By utilizing dance and art as a catalyst, the group's shared experiences will create a strong foundation of personal awareness and social responsibility for individuals to use when navigating through life. Register
  • Adult Contemporary Beginner Dance Adults Thursdays, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Session I: January 11 - February 15
    Session II:February 22 - March 29
    $75 Adults, Movement This class is designed for adults who wish to increase their movement capability and dance from an authentic place! A variety of warm-up exercises and movement sequences will challenge the dancer to increase personal range of motion, build strength, find coordination, and play with musicality, all in a safe and supportive dance environment. Dancers can expect to hear some great music, have FUN, and leave a little sweaty! All experience levels welcome. Register
  • The Art of Classical Guitar Adults Tuesday, February 13, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm $18.75 Adults, Music Spend an evening enjoying beautiful guitar music, learning more about its history and technique. Experienced performer and lecturer Dr. Candice Mowbray will help participants deepen their appreciation for this genre of music. You do not need to bring an instrument for this workshop. Register
  • Ballroom Partner Beginner Dance Adults Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Session I: January 11 - February 15
    Session II:February 22 - March 29
    $75 Adults, Movement Everyone should know how to dance! This class will give you some basic dance skills and introduce you to the waltz, foxtrot, rumba, swing, and more! You can sign up as a pair or alone for this introductory class. Register
  • Beginner Latin Dance 6th - 8th Graders Thursdays (January 11 - February 1), 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm OR 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm $50 Middle, Movement, YMCA Explore the world of Latin dance with expert teacher Jody White. Students will learn the basics of Salsa, Tango, and Merengue! Register
  • Bucket Drums 6th - 8th Graders Thursdays (January 11 - February 15), 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm $75 Middle, Music Join Noteable Progressions in this fun drum circle that uses buckets, drums, and other materials to teach rhythm, drum patterns, and drumming skills. Register
  • Circus Experience 1st - 5th Graders Thursday, January 4, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM $18.75 Elementary, Theatre Take the center ring and be a circus star! Mark Lohr has traveled the world performing his circus skills from the Kennedy Center to Shanghai, China. In this fun, active, and fast-paced workshop you will learn new skills like juggling, stilt walking, clowning and more! Register
  • Dance Flow Yoga High School & Adults Thursdays, (Dec 14, 21 & Jan 4), 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM $37.50 High School, Adults, Movement Strengthen and stretch all over with this dance and yoga inspired workout, which will help to align and open up your entire body. Join us in our studio for another dynamic yoga and dance flow class featuring music by old school hip-hop legends! The stereo will be bumpin' as we move, breathe, & sweat to the beat. Bring water, yoga mat, and towel, and most importantly, your wonderful self. Register
  • Dance Flow Yoga High School & Adults Saturdays (January 13 - February 17), 9:00 am - 10:00 am $75 High School, Adults, Movement Strengthen and stretch all over with this dance and yoga inspired workout, which will help to align and open up your entire body. Join us in our studio for another dynamic yoga and dance flow class featuring music by old school hip-hop legends! The stereo will be bumpin' as we move, breathe, & sweat to the beat. Bring water, yoga mat, and towel, and most importantly, your wonderful self. Register
  • Equinox Dance: Beginner Ballet Level I Adults Mondays, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Session I: January 8 - February 12
    Session II:February 19 - March 26
    $75 Adults, Movement Improve endurance, strength, coordination, and flexibility while gaining a firm foundation of balance, posture, and grace in this adult ballet class taught by professional dancer Bria Comer. Each class will consist of ballet barre exercises, center and traveling work, and learning a dance to apply the skills learned in technique work. This class is suitable for beginner women and men, no previous experience necessary. Register
  • Equinox Dance: Beginner Ballet Level II Adults Mondays, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Session I: January 8 - February 12
    Session II:February 19 - March 26
    $75 Adults, Movement Improve endurance, strength, coordination, and flexibility while gaining a firm foundation of balance, posture, and grace in this adult ballet class taught by professional dancer Bria Comer. Each class will consist of ballet barre exercises, center and traveling work, and learning a dance to apply the skills learned in technique work. This class is suitable for beginning-intermediate women and men. Perfect for those who took ballet last semester and would like to continue building on their skills. Register
  • Fiction to Fashion 6th - 12th Graders Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Session I: January 9 - February 13
    Session II:February 20 - March 27
    $75 Middle, High School, Tech Theatre Literature and costume design collide in this fun and creative class. Students will recycle books, magazines, and CDs to create fashion and costumes! Teen librarian and artist Liz Bowen will guide students through the creatitive process. This class ends with a runway fashion show for friends and family to see what was created! Register
  • Film by Phone 6th - 8th Graders Thursdays (February 22 - March 29), 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm $75 Middle, Multimedia, YMCA Anyone can make a movie! We’ll teach you the basics of putting together a mini movie, from types of shots to editing. Students must bring their own video-capable device. Register
  • Greek & Roman Mythology 6th - 8th Graders Thursdays (January 11 - February 15), 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm $75 Middle, Theatre, YMCA Ancient myths come to life as students explore the world of heroes, gods, and monsters through acting. Register
  • Guitar Kick Start! 7th - 12th Graders Monday, January 22, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm $25 Middle, High School, Music If you received a guitar as a gift over the holiday and you aren’t sure what to do with it, this class is for you! In this two-hour workshop designed for absolute beginners, participants will learn basic skills to kickstart their new hobby. Learn how to hold the guitar, use a pick, play chords, and strum. Register
  • Intro to Drumming 2nd - 5th Graders Mondays (February 5 - February 26), 10:00 am - 11:00 am $50 Elementary, Music Get hooked on drums with Bobby D! Local legend Bobby Jones uses music, drumming, and his own personal message to inspire kids to make positive choices. Listen to Bobby D’s soulful story and you’ll see why Experience Drums calls him a mentor, a community builder and a real-life Superman. Register
  • Intro to Slam Poetry 7th - 12th Graders Saturday, January 6, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $25 Middle, High School, Writing Intro to Slam Poetry gives young people the skills to engage communities and provides a platform for voices to be heard beyond social, cultural, political, and economic barriers. Our vision is a world where all persons have the ability to express themselves creatively through poetry using the power of voice. Come be part of this powerful workshop and start your journey to making the most of your three minutes on stage! Register
  • Intro to Violin K-2nd K-2nd Graders Saturday, January 13 OR February 24, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Free Elementary, Music Your child will experience the joy of making their own music when they participate in this class. Each child will learn to play a piece on the violin during this 45 minute class. They will also get to see a performance by students from the Maryland Talent Education Center. Instruments are provided. Class size is limited to 10 students and a parent must attend with their child. Although this is a free event, you must register to reserve a spot. Register
  • Intro to Violin 3rd-5th 3rd-5th Graders Saturday, January 13 OR February 24, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Free Elementary, Music Your child will experience the joy of making their own music when they participate in this class. Each child will learn to play a piece on the violin during this 45 minute class. They will also get to see a performance by students from the Maryland Talent Education Center. Instruments are provided. Class size is limited to 10 students and a parent must attend with their child. Although this is a free event, you must register to reserve a spot. Register
  • Intro to Voice and Speech High School & Adults Saturday, February 10, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm $55 High School, Adults, Theatre Led by master teacher Nancy Krebs, this three-hour sensory-based workshop is an introduction to the (Arthur) Lessac Kinesensic Training—concentrating on breathing, posture, the importance and benefits of the consonants in speech and song, focusing the voice for more power without pain, and strategies for developing more awareness of a flexible and expressive physical presence onstage and off. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or blanket for body work. Register
  • Mad Hot Ballroom 6th - 8th Graders Thursdays (February 8 - March 1), 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm OR 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm $50 Middle, Movement, YMCA Explore the world of Mad Hot Ballroom dance with expert teacher Jody White. Students will learn the basics of Waltz, Foxtrot, and more! Register
  • Magic 101 6th - 8th Graders Thursdays (January 11 - February 15), 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm OR 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm $75 Middle, Theatre, YMCA Learn close-up magic and impress your friends and family! Master magician Mike Cantori will start each workshop with a 20 minute prestidigitation performance. The remainder of the class will be spent learning tricks and skills that will help you create your own performance! Register
  • Make & Take Instrument Class Pre-K Saturday, December 16, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM $25 Pre-K, Elementary, Music Professional music therapists from Noteable Progressions will guide you and your little one through the creation and playing of a hand-made instrument. Class will conclude with a sing/play along. All students will get to take their instruments home! Register
  • Musical Theatre Audition Prep (Elementary/Middle) 3rd - 8th Graders Tuesday, January 2, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM $18.75 Elementary, Middle, Theatre Brush up your song skills before the spring musical! Giving a great audition is about more than just hitting the right notes. Performers should bring in two contrasting songs for workshop in front of the group. Register
  • Musical Theatre Audition Prep (High School) 9th - 12th Graders Thursday, January 4, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM $18.75 High School, Theatre Brush up your song skills before the spring musical! Giving a great audition is about more than just hitting the right notes. Performers should bring in two contrasting songs for workshop in front of the group. Register
  • Parlor Magic High School & Adults Thursday, December 14 & 21, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM $37.50 High School, Adults, Theatre Unlike close-up magic, which is done for small audiences, parlor magic is done for a crowd. Master magician Mike Cantori will start each workshop with a 20 minute prestidigitation performance. The remainder of the class will be spent learning tricks and skills that will help you create your own performance! Register
  • Partnering Dance Workshop Middle School, High School & Adults Sunday, January 7th, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM $25 Middle, High School, Adults, Movement The founders of Lucid Beings Dance Company present this workshop focused entirely on exploring/creating/training partnering skills from various approaches and disciplines. This workshop offers something for everone from beginers to experienced dancers alike. Register
  • Party Dance 6th - 8th Graders Thursdays (March 8 - March 29), 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm OR 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm $50 Middle, Movement, YMCA Explore the world of party dance with expert teacher Jody White. Students will learn the basics of Swing, Lindyhop, and more! Register
  • Playbuilding 6th - 8th Graders Thursdays (February 22 - March 29), 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm $75 Middle, Theatre, YMCA Students will explore plot, character, theme and language as they write their own play. At the end of the class, there will be a staged reading of the play the class has written together. Register
  • Professional Podcasting 101 High School & Adults Part I: Professional Podcasting 101
    Thursday, March 1, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Part II: Uploading/Social Media
    Thursday, March 15, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Part III: How to Record on Location
    Thursday, March 29, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    $25 per session, $75 for all High School, Adults, Multimedia Let your voice be heard through the power of Podcasting. Castwave Studios will teach you what you need to know to write a show and the ins and outs of recording and editing. Register
  • Restorative Yoga Adults Tuesdays (January 9 - February 13), 9:30 am - 10:30 am $75 Adults, Seniors, Movement A restorative yoga session typically involves only five or six poses, supported by props that allow you to completely relax and rest. Held for five minutes or more, restorative poses include light twists, seated forward folds, and gentle backbends. Register
  • Riotous Youth! 6th - 12th Graders Saturdays (March 10 - May 19), 10:00 am - 4:00 pm $400 Middle, High School, Theatre Riotous Youth uses Shakespeare's language as a vehicle for young artists' self-discovery. This semester's production of [ ] will also The 10-week intensive will conclude with a three-show performance weekend on May 18 & 19th. Register
  • Salsa Beginner Level I Adults Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Session I: January 9 - February 13
    Session II:February 20 - March 27
    $75 Adults, Movement Learn the basics of salsa dancing; no previous experience is needed for this class. Learn the origins of salsa music and dance, and see why it has spread worldwide. Learn the basics as well as some turns and patterns. A simple choreographed routine will be taught during the final classes. Latin dance shoes are not required for the class, however, please use smooth soled-shoes. Register
  • Salsa Beginner Level II Adults Tuesdays, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Session I: January 9 - February 13
    Session II:February 20 - March 27
    $75 Adults, Movement Looking for a little more than the basics, but not ready for intermediate? Learn advanced basics of salsa dancing; some previous experience is needed for this class. Learn the origins of salsa music and dance, and see why it has spread worldwide. Learn the basics as well as some turns and patterns. A simple choreographed routine will be taught during the final classes. Latin dance shoes are not required for the class, however, please use smooth soled-shoes. Register
  • Saturday Morning Family Fun with Soolah Families with Young Children Saturday, February 24 & March 31, 9:00 am - 11:00 am Pay What You Can Elementary, Family, Movement Fun for the whole family! Join us for our pay-what-you-can Saturday morning Family Fun series featuring hula hoop dancer and instructor Soolah Hoops! Parents can grab a cup of coffee while the kids shake, shimmy, and play in this relaxed atmosphere. Register
  • Scene & Monologue Study 6th - 8th Graders Thursdays (January 11 - March 29), 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm $150 Middle, Theatre, YMCA New to acting? This is the class for you! InterAct Story Theatre will start you on your journey to becoming a star! Register
  • Seniors and Sprouts 0 - 4 years old Thursdays, (Dec 14, 21, and Jan 4), 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM $30 Pre-K, Music A steady beat captures attention, and where musical patterns go, brain patterns will follow. Join Noteable Progressions’ certified music therapist, Darcy O’Daniel for this distinctly different, development-based approach to music classes. Each Sprouts and Seniors class includes active music making designed to elicit different responses from children based on their cognitive, social, and physical skills. Come see how kids who boom, bloom! Please note that this is a parent and child class, you must stay with your child for the duration of the class. Register
  • Sleight of Hand High School & Adults Thursdays (January 11 - February 15), 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm $75 High School, Adults, Theatre Be the life of the party! Impress your friends and family. The Great Cantori will teach you the elements of sleight of hand magic giving you the skills to perform a series of magical illusions. Register
  • So You Wanna Play the Drums All Ages Saturday, December 16, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM $12.50 All Ages, Music So you wanna play the drums! Local legend and professional studio drummer, Bobby D Jones will demonstrate and discuss how beginners can can start a life in music, drumming, and discover the art of the drums. Parents are strongly encouraged to come with thier children. Listen to Bobby D’s soulful story and you’ll see why Experience Drums calls him a mentor, a community builder and a real-life Superman. Register
  • Songwriting & Lyric Analysis 6th - 8th Graders Thursdays (January 11 - February 15), 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm $75 Middle, Music, YMCA Connect with others through participation in a vocal & instrumental music-creation experience. We will explore familiar songs through singing, playing, and group discussion. Everyone will be given the opportunity to try out an instrument that’s fun and easy to play, while making music with a diverse group of friends. With a focus on the excitement of making music with others and how to cultivate a positive sound space, the group will create original songs together. Register
  • Songwriting with Noteable Progressions 6th - 12th Graders Thursdays (January 11 - February 15), 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm $75 Middle, High School, Music, Homeschool Connect with others through participation in a vocal & instrumental music-creation experience. We will explore familiar songs through singing, playing, and group discussion. Everyone will be given the opportunity to try out an instrument that’s fun and easy to play, while making music with a diverse group of friends. With a focus on the excitement of making music with others and how to cultivate a positive sound space, the group will create original songs together. Register
  • Sprouting Melodies 0 - 4 year olds Thursdays (January 11 - March 29), 10:00 am - 10:45 am $105 Pre-K, Music A steady beat captures attention, and where musical patterns go, brain patterns will follow. Join Noteable Progressions’ certified music therapist, Darcy O’Daniel for this distinctly different, development-based approach to music classes. Each Sprouting Melodies class includes active music making designed to elicit different responses from children based on their cognitive, social, and physical skills. Come see how kids who boom, bloom! Please note that this is a parent and child class, you must stay with your child for the duration of the class. Register
  • Stage Combat (Youth) 5th - 8th Graders Monday, December 18, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM $37.50 Elementary, Middle, Theatre Love action movies? This workshop will teach you how to perfect your punches and sharpen your slaps. Participants will learn techniques to safely choreograph and perform fight scenes. Director of Education Julian Lazarus will cover unarmed and armed combat with a focus on sword play for the stage. Register
  • Standup & Sketch Comedy Workshop (Middle) 6th - 8th Graders Tuesdays (February 20 - March 27), 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm $75 Middle, Theatre We teach our students how to write and perform stand-up comedy and sketch comedy, while providing a nurturing community and a space where they can be themselves in all their smart, weird, edgy, baffling, adolescent glory. This class ends in a showcase for friends and family! Register
  • Standup & Sketch Comedy Workshop (High) 9th - 12th Graders Tuesdays (February 20 - March 27), 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm $75 High School, Theatre We teach our students how to write and perform stand-up comedy and sketch comedy, while providing a nurturing community and a space where they can be themselves in all their smart, weird, edgy, baffling, adolescent glory. This class ends in a showcase for friends and family! Register
  • Storybook Theatre K-2nd K - 2nd Graders Mondays, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Session I: January 8 - February 12
    Session II:February 19 - March 26
    $75 Elementary, Theatre Children’s books and multi-cultural folk tales come to life as kids act out stories and create their own while learning the basics of acting and theatre! We will focus on the art of storytelling and creating a character. Classwork will include movement and vocal exercises, improvisation, and scene work. Register
  • Storybook Theatre 3rd-5th 3rd - 5th Graders Mondays, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Session I: January 8 - February 12
    Session II:February 19 - March 26
    $75 Elementary, Theatre Children’s books and multi-cultural folk tales come to life as kids act out stories and create their own while learning the basics of acting and theatre! We will focus on the art of storytelling and creating a character. Classwork will include movement and vocal exercises, improvisation, and scene work. Register
  • Storytelling 6th - 8th Graders Thursdays (February 22 - March 29), 4:00 pm - 5:00pm OR 5:00pm - 6:00pm $75 Middle, Theatre, YMCA This fun workshop will help our students develop their dramatic talents, apply the techniques of storytelling, create storytelling guides, and perform a story for an audience. Register
  • YouTube 101 6th - 8th Graders Thursdays (February 22 - March 29), 5:00pm - 6:00pm $75 Middle, Theatre, YMCA Want to be the next online sensation? Media Creator Kevin Cole will teach you the skills you need to plan, write and record a webseries that will take your channel to the next level. Register