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LivingstonACE winter events
December 31, 2018 @ 8:00 am - January 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Holiday Make & Take Essential Oils 1 Wednesday, 6-7 PM, Dec 19, $10 +supplies Are you ready for the holidays? Need a break? Need some unique gift ideas? Come and make some awesome holiday essential oil rollerballs! I will provide the highest quality essential oils, the roller bottles/lids and roller balls, the fractionated coconut oil, the labels for each roller (which are fabulous!)…you just need to come prepared to relax, learn a little about the oils, and make some essential oil rollers to take with you. AND there is nothing but natural, pure ingredients with ZERO toxic load that have some wonderful therapeutic benefits as well!!
Taught by Shannon Kirby
Shannon is a Montana native (Big Timber) who spent a decade on the East Coast for prep school, college and work before coming home. She has always been fascinated with scent and its close ties to memories. She has been using essential oils for 15-20 years but very seriously for the last 3-4 years. She loves educating, answering questions, and empowering people on their own journeys.
Finding Montana 4 Mondays, 6-8 PM, Jan 7 - 28, $40 Interested in learning more about Montana? This class will include an overview of the geology, history and geography of the state with special emphasis on a full state virtual exploration of interesting sites. Old timers as well as recent arrivals will find new ideas about where to tour for greater enjoyment and appreciation of the region
Taught by Bruce Kron
Bruce Kron is a Montana native and retired educator who has led numerous educational tours exploring the far reaches of Montana.
Making Lefse 1 Saturday, 9 - 11 AM, Dec 15, $30 Lefse is a traditional Norwegian flatbread made from riced potatoes, cream, butter, and flour. Spread with butter and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar, then rolled up. Bring out your inner Scandinavian and learn an old world tradition worth handing down.
Taught by Lin Martin
Lin Martin has enjoyed making lefse for decades, and wants to pass this tradition onto the next generation.
Aikido for Beginners & Beyond 4 Wednesdays and 4 Fridays, 6:30 - 8 PM, Jan 9 - Feb 1, $60 Make a New Year's resolution for a better and healthier you in 2019!
Classes are held twice each week for youth and adults. All sessions focus on developing fitness and age appropriate Aikido technique. Tony's classes blend basic Aikido movement, ki energy extension, internal power development and practical self-defense situational techniques. Tony creates an energetic training curriculum designed specifically for the students present at each class. This makes every training session a unique learning experience for those present.
Taught by Tony M. Blomert
Tony M. Blomert is the chief instructor at the Livingston, MT dojo (Paradaisu Aikikai). He has nearly 40 years experience training in the martial arts and Aikido. He is a well known authority, having been the publisher of "The Aikidoka’s World" blog from 2010 – 2013 and "An Open Secret – A Student’s Handbook for Learning Aikido Techniques of Self-Defense and the Aiki Way" in 2014. The latter is an Amazon "Best Seller."
Saturday Morning Yoga with Rebecca 6 Saturdays, 9-10 AM, Jan 19-Feb 23, $30 This class will be a mixture of Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga styles. Breath work (pranayama) will be the focus on working through a series of asanas or holding poses. This class would be beneficial for new and experienced yogis. Share your Thursday evenings releasing stress and connecting with your breath and mind.
Taught by Rebecca Sulages
Rebecca Sulages has practiced all forms of yoga and finds value in each form. She started practicing yoga to help center her mind and relieve stress, it worked so well she started teaching others the value of yoga. Rebecca has been teaching yoga since 2009 and enjoys sharing her practice.
Learn to Fit a Pattern 4 Thursdays, 6 - 9 PM, Jan 10-31, $60 Do you sew and sew and still have problems with fit? The secret to a great fit is making your own "sloper". What is a sloper, you ask? It is what all patterns are based on. It is made with little ease (the amount of wiggle room) a garment has. Once you have an accurate sloper you can use it to make any alterations to patterns for a perfect fit.
Taught by Jeanne Willis
About Jeanne Willis: I grew up in Manhattan. That's Manhattan, NYC. I have always loved crafts and fiber arts. My father owned a sports wear design and manufacturing business in the garment district in NYC. He taught me the finer points of garment making and tailoring. I made my first dress at age six.
Natural Cancer Prevention, Healing & Support for Animals 1 Wednesday, 6 - 8 PM, Jan 16, $10 More animals are getting cancer than ever before. Learn the key ways to prevent cancer that will open your eyes. While cancer is a difficult journey for your animal and you, there are so many natural methods and treatments that can help you have the best possible outcome. And for those animals that are terminal, know that there are natural ways to help them have the best quality of life possible for whatever duration that may be. You will learn how to help your animals have happier, healthier and longer lives on a body, mind and spirit level.
Taught by Kim Shotola
Kim worked with animals at the Houston Zoo in Texas from 1991-2017. She progressed from zookeeper to senior supervisor during her 25+ year career. During her tenure at the zoo, she helped manage the care of over 1,000 domestic, livestock, wildlife, and exotic animals in the Children's Zoo, including the amazing bug house. She helped develop and manage the zoo's safety committee for seven years. Kim helped bring holistic animal care to the Houston Zoo with her knowledge and skills. She even arranged for her holistic vets to do acupuncture, chiropractic, laser therapy and more on the zoo animals and this is still going on today. She recently moved to Livingston to pursue her dream of living and teaching near Yellowstone.
Photoshop: Beginner to Intermediate 5 Thursdays, 6 - 8 PM, Feb 21 - March 21, $50 Photoshop is fun! It's the world's state of-the-art photo editing program. Everything that was once done in a darkroom or on a drafting board is now done digitally, mostly in Photoshop. Whether you get pictures off your iPhone or digital camera, scan them, or download them from Google Images, you need to edit and adjust them. Before you post them online, email them, or print them, you will need to use Photoshop (or another photo-editing program) to do so. Photoshop is complex; other photo-editing programs are less complex. Take this class to learn the principles that are behind them all.
Taught by Denis Ouellette
Denis Ouelette has been using Photoshop, along with other desktop publishing programs (GIMP, Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXPress) professionally for 20 years. He is a publisher, graphic designer and editor. His Photoshop work has been published in many national and local publications and online.
Tiling with Jon Reddington 3 Tuesdays, 6-8 PM, Jan 22 - Feb 5, $65 This tiling course will cover the following aspects: preparing your area, setting out, cutting and laying tiles, grouting and cleaning. You will learn all about the different adhesives and tiles available. Jon will explain all of the tools used to complete a tiling installation. You will learn floor and wall tiling, including how to tile around windows, reveals, socketed areas and back splashes.
Taught by Jon Reddington
Jon Reddington is a master mason who has been tiling for 20 years.
Drawing 3 Tuesdays, 6-8 PM, Jan 15 - 29, $40 With some desire and persistence you can learn to draw well. A good starting point for students of all abilities.Learn to see and to draw what you see. Materials provided.
Taught by Bonnie Clement
During the process of making and teaching art for thirty years, Bonnie Clement has become convinced that art equals therapy. "I have come to the conclusion that the benefits of art on the brain are just being tapped into by the fields of neural science, as well as education and emotional health and development. This is the premise for my joy in educating others to use tools and techniques that will enable a personal sense of confidence, as they pursue the joy of art. This, in turn, expands skill in other areas of life, as well. "
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132 South B St.
Livingston, MT 59047