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Come On Down to Old Town for ‘Walkin’ On Main’
Celebrating the Art of Movement

Saturday, November 14, 10 AM – 5 PM
Free Classes at Old Town Center for the Arts, Studio B

Try a Free Class and Celebrate the Art of Movement

The Old Town Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a day of free classes to celebrate the art of movement, dance, yoga and drumming.

The daylong celebration and free movement classes will take place on Saturday, November 14th, beginning at 10 AM, to coincide with the ‘Walkin’ On Main’ event that is happening in Old Town. The second annual ‘Walkin’ on Main’ features live music, wine tasting, arts exhibits, and more. Classes will be scheduled throughout the day in Studio B at Old Town Center for the Arts located at 633 North 5th Street, at the corner of 5th and Main in Old Town Cottonwood.

The celebration is designed to give community residents an opportunity to explore the arts of movement, and to possibly relieve some of the stress of the season. Whether you have aspirations of performing, or just want to get in better shape, there are some great choices for you. And if you’re in to yoga or want to see what all the stretching is about, come experience one of the oldest forms of movement.

Classes offered at Studio B will include: Jazz Dance, Kid’s Yoga, Traditional West African Drumming, and Chi Mind & Movement.

Each of the daytime classes will start on the hour and will run about 45 minutes. The day will conclude with Dances of Universal Peace at 4 PM. Here is a description and listing of all the free classes and the instructors who will be teaching them:

10 AM - Jazz Dance with Romana
Basic dance exercises with elements of jazz and modern dance, move every part of the body. No experience necessary.

11 AM - Chi Mind and Movement with Susan
Simple graceful movements flow with the breath to quiet the mind, relax the body and support the natural exchange of Chi (vitality and lifeforce)

12 Noon - Traditional West African Drumming with Bob
Learn songs and rhythms of the djembe, or Jebe-Bara which means “Drum of Unity”, in this hands on class. Call Bob at (928) 271-5576 or email from www.azdunun.org for more information.

2 PM - Kids Yoga with Felicia
A special class of yoga for kids ages 8 – 12

4 PM - Dances of Universal Peace with Cathryn
Songs and mantras from worldwide traditions set to movement.
For more info call Cathryn at 634-1696 or email:

The schedule is subject to change, and will be posted with updates at the Old Town Center for the Arts.

La Bella Café will be offering fare from its regular menu of smoothies, soups, salads, vegetarian and non vegetarian fare. From 1 – 4 there will be a free Music in the Garden, featuring the West African Drumming group.

Everyone is welcome to join any of the classes, and to take as many classes as they like. Pre-registration is not necessary. Participants do not need to have any prior experience. Please come dressed in comfortable clothes, and be prepared to enjoy yourself.

Classes will be free of charge. Come experience the ‘art of movement,’ meet some new people, and have a great time!

Old Town Center for the Arts is dedicated to providing community events for the greater Verde Valley area. The Theater at Old Town Center for the Arts presents special performances in music, dance, theater, and poetry throughout the year.

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