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Belconnen Arts Centre presented Dance & Wellbeing Classes

Dance for People with Parkinsons

Enjoy the fun and challenge of working your brain, your body, your memory and your imagination in this fun filled hour.

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Dance for People with Parkinsons Training Workshop

 

Dance for Parkinson’s Australia is thrilled to announce the next training workshops, for dance teachers and health professionals, will be held in Canberra in the Spring.

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IGNITE - Room to Move: Inclusive Dance Workshops

Fortnightly inclusive (open to people living with and without disability) community dance and movement sessions with a focus on improvisation led by a variety of skilled and experienced facilitators.

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Feel the Music - Dance Program for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

Put this on your dance card right now! FEEL THE MUSIC is a new year long dance program specifically created for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, happening at BAC on 8 Fridays of each school term.

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Creative Arts Workshops

Exhibition Live Program

Monthly workshops with exhibiting artists

Belconnen Arts Centre's exhibition program comes to life! Meet the artists behind the exhibition, learn new skills and explore new mediums.

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Art Soiree

Thursdays >
4 August – 8 September (6 weeks) SOLD OUT

Join art tutor and Julie Bradley for 6 evenings each of creative enjoyment developing and strengthening your artistic skills.

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Tenants' Union Art Workshop and Exhibition

Tuesdays 19 July - 6 September >

10:00am-12:00pm

The Tenants’ Union ACT and Belconnen Arts Centre are delighted to invite 12 ACT renters to participate in free visual art workshops as part of our International Tenants’ Day 2016 celebrations!

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Basketry Workshop with Ruby Berry

Sunday 7 August > 10:am - 3:00pm SOLD OUT

Join Ruby to learn about the basketry technique twining, using bees waxed thread. In this workshop create your own palm sized basketry form to take home.

 

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Masterclass in Collage with Julie Bradley

Sunday 28 August > 10:00-1:00pm SOLD OUT

Find your inner collage skills with leading artist Julie Bradley and enjoy a master class where Julie will demonstrate various collage techniques which she uses in her mixed media works on paper.

 

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Eco Dye and Contact Plant Printing

Saturday 3 or Sunday 4 September > 10:00-3:00pm

Eco Printing is a process of using plants to dye and print on paper and cloth through contact printing methods.

 

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Random Weaving with Ann McMahon

Saturday 17 September > 11:00 - 3:00pm

Join the Random league and learn some basics about random weaving with Ann in this practical workshop that transforms recycled materials into functional baskets and vessels.

 

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Kemarre Arts Indigenous Womens Group

Wednesdays > 6:00-9:00pm > during term time

Welcoming Indigenous Australian women to come together, share their creative practice, explore new ideas, share stories and enjoy in the process of making.

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The Random League and Sail the Ship of Fools

Sundays > 10:00am - 2:00pm

We are inviting weavers to join Ann McMahon in forging new memories and friendships and learn random weaving skills in this free workshop.

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IGNITE: Alternative Arts Academy

 

IGNITE: Alternative Arts Academy is series of programs that encourage participation for people living with disability or recovering from mental illness.

 

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More Dance & Wellbeing Classes at BAC...

Bollywood & Zumba presented by Canberra School of Bollywood Dancing

It is fun, silly, sexy and totally engrossing - you won’t even know it’s doing you good!

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Ausdance ACT Open Class – for local and visiting Dancers and Teachers

Every Wednesday from 10:00–11:30am Ausdance ACT runs a low-cost class for local and visiting independent dancers and dance teachers.

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Flamenco Dance presented by The Flamenco Centre

Arrestingly beautiful, the bitter sweet passion and complexity of Flamenco dance provides enormous scope for channelling your deepest emotions, be they joy or suffering.

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Get Fit Yoga presented by Yogasana Fitness

Improve your mental, emotional and physical fitness with this multi–level yoga class.

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Nia – Barefoot movement dance class

Nia – a barefoot dance/movement class to fabulous music, drawing from dance, martial and healing arts and is suitable for all levels of fitness.

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Zumba presented by Salsabor

Zumba Latin Fitness classes for all ages.

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West Coast Swing presented by Audacity Dance

Belconnen Arts Centre is home to Canberra’s award winning West Coast Swing dance studio, Audacity Dance. They have a reputation as one of Canberra’s top dance studio providing quality, fun dance tuition. 

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Posture & Flexibility Stretching with David Heap

David Heap’s Posture & Flexibility Stretching classes blow away the chronic aches and pains of sedentary office workers and physical workers alike. The Contract/Relax stretching method is suitable for all fitness and flexibility levels with physical limitations respected and actively managed.

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Events

There's a great range of upcoming events in Belconnen Arts Centre's 2015 special events program!

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  • WHERE ARE WE?
    118 Emu Bank, Belconnen, ACT [Google Maps]

  • OPENING HOURS:
    Tuesday – Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Except for regular classes and special events

  • BUS:
    ACTION [Timetable Information] - 300 series buses to Belconnen, get off at Belconnen Community Bus Station and walk down to the Centre, or Route 45 directly to the Centre.

  • CAR:
    Enter eastern end Emu Bank from either Aikman Drive or Eastern Valley Way, from the western end off Joynton Smith Drive or directly opposite the end of Benjamin Way. See Maps for Parking here