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Theatre Sans Accents: Theatre sur le bout de la langue!

Thursday 29 September - Thursday 15 December
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

FRENCH DRAMA : Language and Acting class into one fun workshop!

Whether your child is learning French at school, one of the parents is French or simply you want him/her to learn French, join us in this interactive workshop where we will go through the basics of conversational French.

​The children will have the chance to test their capacities and learn new words and skills whilst being creative on stage (this class is also suitable if your child is a complete beginner). Drama games and improvisation exercises will be at the core of the class focusing on building up self assurance in the first place, playing around with sounds, developing vocabulary and discovering French culture.

No snails or frogs will be harmed or used during those workshops! Join us now!

Level 1 & 2 Pole Fitness & Dance

Monday 7 November - Monday 12 December
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

LEVEL 1 & 2 POLE FITNESS AND DANCE
6 WEEK COURSE

LEVEL 1 (FOUNDATIONS):
New to pole fitness or done a few classes here and there? Level 1 is the perfect start to your pole journey. Over the 6 weeks you’ll learn how to move around the pole, a range of spins, transitions and floorwork to build strength, fluidity and confidence. At the end of the 6 weeks, once you’ve mastered all of the Level 1 syllabus with correct technique, you’ll be invited to move up to Level 2! Perfect for all levels.

LEVEL 2 (APPRENTICE):
Level 1 syllabus too easy? Level 2 builds upon the core moves learnt in Level 1 and will introduce you to climbing the pole, arms only spins, more complex combinations, transitions and holds. We’ll also start preparing you for inverting in Level 3. Once you can complete the Level 2 syllabus comfortably, safely and with good technique you’ll be invited to move up to Level 3.

Level 1 & 4 Pole Fitness & Dance

Monday 7 November - Monday 12 December
7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

LEVEL 1 & 4 POLE FITNESS AND DANCE
6 WEEK COURSE

LEVEL 1 (FOUNDATIONS):
New to pole fitness or done a few classes here and there? Level 1 is the perfect start to your pole journey. Over the 6 weeks you’ll learn how to move around the pole, a range of spins, transitions and floorwork to build strength, fluidity and confidence. At the end of the 6 weeks, once you’ve mastered all of the Level 1 syllabus with correct technique, you’ll be invited to move up to Level 2! Perfect for all levels.

LEVEL 4 (INTERMEDIATE 4):
You can now invert comfortably, know a range of climbs, sits, spins and transitions. Level 4 introduces you to a whole new level of inverted pole tricks, transitions and combinations. Your feet will barely touch the ground! Leg hangs, laybacks and hip holds will add some seriously impressive moves to your ever expanding pole repertoire.


PLEASE NOTE: Your course is held at the same time each week for 6 weeks. If you book onto one course please make sure you can commit to 6 weeks of the same day and time each week. Courses payments are non refundable or transferable. Payment for courses is by bank transfer as there is no card machine at the studio.

 

Contact
pole@madamepeaches.com

Level 5 & 6 Pole Fitness & Dance

Tuesday 8 November - Tuesday 13 December
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

LEVEL 5 & 6 POLE FITNESS AND DANCE
6 WEEK COURSE

LEVEL 5 (INTERMEDIATE 2):
Inverts, leg hangs, hip holds and laybacks not a challenge? Level 5 is for you. In this level we will build upon moves from Level 4 to create some gravity defying combinations and moves. Feel like you’re flying as you build strength and coordination.

LEVEL 6 (ADVANCE):
Congratulations! You have a whole range of moves in your arsenal to start working on those moves you only dreamt you could do when you started. Utilising the strength, flexibility, coordination and courage built up over previous levels you’ll learn some amazing tricks and start to work on putting them together in your own transitions.

6 Week Dressmaking Class - Festive Partywear

Wednesday 9 November - Wednesday 14 December
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

6 week dressmaking class. 9th Nov – 14th Dec.

This class is aimed at people who can sew or have attended a beginner’s sewing class and would like to take these skills to the next level.

Come along and learn how to follow a pattern and make a fabulous dress made exactly to your own measurements.

Choose from a great selection of dress patterns in the studio or bring along your own pattern you’d like to make.

1950's Style Circle Skirt Making Course (4 Weeks)

Tuesday 22 November - Tuesday 13 December
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

4 Week Dress making class – 1950s Style Circle Skirt
This dress making class is ideal for someone who has some sewing skills, you should be comfortable using a sewing machine and have made simple projects such as cushions or bags.

Key skills learned throughout this course;

Measuring, adjusting and pattern cutting
Fabric Properties & grain lines
Fitting a concealed zip
Hemming and finishing
Applique embellishments

Class sizes are kept small to ensure everyone has plenty of attention and guidance and there may be a small amount of homework required each week.

By the end of this course you will have a fabulous made to measure skirt and will be able to follow a dress making pattern to make many more clothes for yourself.

Mermaid Tail Blankets

Saturday 10 December
11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Come along to this one off workshop and learn how to make a cosy mermaid tail for a child or child at heart! Ideal for winter, watching tv or sleepovers.

During this class you can personalise the tail in fab bright coloured scales, quilted sections and sparkles.

This would be an ideal class for parent and child to work on a tail together. All ages welcome – a little machine sewing experience required.

Not into mermaids? why not make a shark blanket / sleeping bag instead!

£25 – all materials, machines, pins, shears etc. all provided and tea, coffee and juice.

PILATES RELEASE AND ALIGN WORKSHOP

Saturday 10 December
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

This 2 hour Pilates workshop will explain what good alignment is, and why it is so important for all over body health and pain prevention – it is much more than just good posture!

We will look at how you can assess and check it in your own body, and learn how to recognise when you are in (and out!) of it. Then we will work on releases and gentle stretches for areas of commonly held tension in the body, that may be keeping you out of good alignment, such as in the neck, shoulders, back, hip flexors, hamstrings, calves and feet.

The workshop will be a chance to relax and unwind in the busy run up to Christmas, and is suitable for everyone, whether you have never tried Pilates or have done a 1000 classes! And as an extra bonus the Makers Christmas Fair is taking place the same day, so you could even get some Christmas shopping done as well!

Spaces need to be booked in advance, through my website www.jyotipilates.co.uk and follow the link on the booking page to reserve your place.

Pilates Classes Edinburgh – Jyoti Pilates
www.jyotipilates.co.uk
Matwork classes taught by experienced Body Control Pilates teacher Jyoti Sigouin in the Meadowbank, and Bruntsfield areas of Edinburgh.

Makers' Fair 2016

Saturday 10 December - Sunday 11 December
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the diversity of resident makers in St Margaret’s House at our festive Makers’ Fair 2016. 

Beautiful handcrafted gifts made by Edinburgh Palette tenants, with a wide selection of textiles, paintings, jewellery, prints, and pottery on sale.

This year the Makers’ Fair will be set in all 3 galleries:

  • Gallery 1 – Ceramics / Stone & Sculpture / Jewellery…
  • Gallery 2 – Textiles / Feltmaking / Quilt…
  • Gallery 3 – Paper work / Cards / Calendars…

There will also be a number of Christmas special workshops between the 10th and 18th of December. We’ll keep you posted with what community events will be happening over this period.

The Christmas Makers’ Fair at St Margaret’s House is not just a simple line-up of stalls, but is a high quality common curated show you can enjoy with friends and family.

Help us spread the word. Share the Facebook event with your friends, your family and  everyone else.

Link Up Women’s Support Centre are also delighted to offer their lovely creche facilities to browsers and shoppers at the Makers’ Fair this Christmas on both Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December. You can leave your 1-8 year olds with us and shop in peace for a £5 suggested donation to cover the running costs of the creche.

Two sessions will be offered each day:

  • 12.30-14.30
  • 15.00-17.00

Spaces will be available subject to capacity on the day.


 

Restorative Yoga with Brigid Collins

Sunday 11 December
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Restorative yoga shifts you out of the stress response into the relaxation response so that you can deeply rest and rejuvenate.

Poses practiced during this class will include light twists, seated forward folds, and gentle backbends, usually held for five minutes or more, allowing you to focus on savouring each moment of stillness by tracing the steady rhythm of your breath and enjoying the pleasure of simply being.

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