Classes & Programs

Workshop

Lucky Horseshoe Crafting Workshop

Saturday, Dec. 8 | 10 a.m.-noon | Cane Creek Recreation Center | $25 |                 Register by Dec. 3

Just in time for the holidays! This is the perfect craft to give as a gift to yourself or someone special. Join the fun of creating a lucky and decorative horseshoe. Add a variety of materials such as charms to an authentic horseshoe. All materials will be provided. This horseshoe will make a great addition to hang indoors or outdoors. Instructor Kim Griffin is Crossville artist who studied commercial art in college. She teaches several art classes in the area. Bring a snack or lunch.

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horseshoe

Classes

Tai Chi

Tuesdays, Nov. 13-Dec. 18 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Cane Creek Recreation Center | $30 | Register by Nov. 6

Thursdays, Nov. 15-Dec. 27 (no class Nov. 22) | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Cane Creek Recreation Center | $30 | Register by Nov. 8

Want to reduce stress? Consider Tai Chi. This ancient martial art promotes serenity through gentle, flowing, low-impact movements. Tai Chi is often described as "meditation in motion." In addition to stress reduction, it is used to help with other health conditions. It puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it ideal for all ages and fitness levels. Instructor Nikki Desch is an award-winning martial artist with more than 35 years of experience.

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Chair Yoga

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays | 11 a.m.-noon | Cane Creek Recreation Center | $2

This full-body stretch class is great for people with chronic pain and physical challenges. Movements flow smoothly to increase flexibility, decrease muscle tension, develop core strength and improve muscular balance. Chairs, straps and blocks will be used.

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Questions about classes and programs? Email Mildred Garrett, Programmer, or call 931-520-5286.

Fitness

Daily | Cane Creek Recreation Center | $3

Take fitness classes for $3 per visit, with no membership fee or contract. Offerings include Zumba, Dance2Fit, yoga, cardio sculpt, strength training, step aerobics, cycling and much more. See monthly schedule and class descriptions.

Questions about fitness classes? Email Jen Webb, Special Programs Coordinator, or call 931-526-7393.

Fitness Class

Dance

School of Dance

August-May | Cane Creek Recreation Center

The Leisure Services School of Dance offers Dance for Young Children (ages 3 through first grade) and technique classes for ages 7 through adult in the areas of classical ballet, modern dance, jazz and hip hop. Tuition is based on 33 instructional weeks, August through May. Learn more at School of Dance.

Questions about School of Dance? Email Chad McDonald, Cultural Arts Superintendent, or call 931-520-5296.

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Traditional Dance

First and third Friday each month | 6:30 to 8 p.m. | Cane Creek Recreation Center | $1

The Cookeville Traditional Dance class meets on the first and third Friday evening of each month. The class focuses on English Country and American Contra dancing, while adding in some traditional dances from other countries as well, such as Scotland. Neither experience nor a partner is required. Fun for the whole family. For more information, email Mev McCurdy.

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