Lots of adult dance classes offered

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - There are many adult dance classes offered through the Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Department, including tap dancing.The Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Department is calling all adults who are ready to get your bodies moving at the WEB. Sign up for a variety of adult dance classes this spring.

Planning a romantic anniversary? Why not spend it with your favorite dance partner as your learn the lively Latin dance, the cha-cha!

Or if you prefer to have a foot stompin’, heel kickin’, yee-haw shouting heck of a time, join instructor Holli Wronski for some line dancing. The options are endless at the WEB.

Adults get moving!

Ballroom Dance I. Learn the staple of ballroom dance, the smooth foxtrot and the fun and lively Latin dance, cha-cha. Students are ready for the dance floor after learning the basics and beyond in these two ballroom rhythms.

For ages 16 and older, April 4 to May 23, 7 to 8 p.m., $62.

Ballroom II. Take the basic steps you have learned in Ballroom Dance I and add some flair. Glide across the floor in the foxtrot, waltz and tango. Learn fun new moves in the cha-cha, rhumba and swing.

For ages 16 and older, April 4 to May 23, 8 to 9 p.m., $62

Beginning Line Dancing. Have a good time with instructor Holli Wronski. Learn a new dance every week in a comfortable and friendly environment.

Dances progress from beginning to intermediate. Receive instruction, CD music and have fun dancing.

For ages 14 and older, April 5 to May 31, 6 to 7 p.m., $32.

Tap Dancing for Adults. All abilities are welcome to join this introductory tap class that covers all the fun and fundamentals of tap technique.

Students learn coordination, rhythmic variations and performance skills through a series of tap combinations with instructor and choreographer Sara Martins.

For ages 16 and older, April 2 to May 3, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $92.

Got Art?

Watercolor Fundamentals. Instructor Rudy Stevens teaches you how to open up to new ideas and have fun while learning skills using photos, light and dark, shapes, layout, color, emotion, composition and value.

For ages 18 and older, April 3 to June 5, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $118.

Bob Ross Oil Painting Days Gone By. Join the wonderful world of oil painting in this easy step-by-step class. Instructor Judy Stubb takes beginners to seasoned painters from a blank canvas to a finished masterpiece in one class.

All supplies are provided and students may bring snacks and beverages.

Physically challenged students are welcome. For ages 12 and older, April 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $50.

Sculpting With Clay. Start with basic sculpting methods such as coiling, pinching and slab to create pots and other creations. Coil pots and clay masks are just the beginning to this fun and exciting sculpture class.

For ages 6 to 13, April 6 to May 11, 10 to 11 a.m., $47 (ages 9 to 13, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.).

New class — Rock & Roll for Kids!

Intro to Rock & Roll. Not sure what instrument is right for your child? In this class participants can try them all. This course teaches introductory lessons for bass and electric guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion and vocals. Introduce your children to all types of instruments in this fun and upbeat class.

For ages 5 to 11, April 1 to May 6, 4:15 to 5:15 p.m., $98 (ages 7 to 11, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.).

Class registration information

Pre-registration is required for nearly all parks and recreation classes and activities. Class information is in the Parks & Recreation Guide available at the West End Building, also online at You may register by Internet, mail (at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation, West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way, Lake Oswego, OR 97035), drop off materials during business hours at the WEB or fax to 503-697-6579 or phone 503-675-2549.

Non-residents generally pay more than fees shown.

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