Guest Classes

Alchemy has guest teachers that rent our studio to bring you a wide variety of classes and workshops. Some guest teachers have long-standing class series; others offer one-off workshops. These classes are NOT part of the Alchemy punch-card payment system. You will pay the teacher directly and we will note the cost on the schedule listing.

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BUTI yoga

When: Tues at 10:30-11:45a  w Lauren!

A fun, intense, and flowing combination of yoga vinyasa flow, tribal dance and plyometrics. This class is about movement, spiraling, lengthening, toning, and strengthening.

We focus on the whole body, but especially the core. And there is lots and lots of hip shaking, circling, and spiraling mixed in with yoga postures, core strengthening exercises, and cardio tribal dance. We move to primal, tribal, electro beats and empower each other’s lives in the process.

lauren_sheehanNO EXPERIENCE with yoga or dance is a required. Only curiosity, playfulness, courage and heart. 

This is an alternative to other forms of group workouts with a lot of choreography. We will get your heart beating, your body moving, your muscles aching (in the best way), and your core toned.

This is a group for women who want to be apart of an empowering community that supports the full expression of who you are, the embodiment of your feminine essence, and the power of a flowing, full and healthy body, no matter what shape you are.

This is about connection: Connection to our feminine flow, the primal force of our creative energy that is housed in our hips, connection to our best selves, and connection to other supportive women.

Come check out class!

Belly Dancing with Elena Nayira

When: Tuesdays 7-8p Drop ins cost: $13

Belly dance is an energetic, low-impact, and ancient dance form that helps condition the body and core while building feminine grace!

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Juliet Seskind is coming in the Fall!

What: Ayre $10 drop in

When: Thursdays at 10:30aFIRST CLASS FREE FOR ALCHEMY STUDENTS! 5 classes punch for $40

Juliet has a background in dance, and has been teaching movement classes since 2001.  Her passion for music and creating her own choreography inspired her to create “Ayre” in 2012.  She chose this name because Ayrshire Scotland is where she has a lot of family and where her mother grew up.  It also has other meanings that seem fitting — music being one! Juliet draws from a wide variety of music and dance styles.  Her classes provide a high energy, upbeat, full body workout.  Juliet always welcomes new “Ayreheads” , and enjoys teaching to a variety of levels and experience.

BEAUTY THAT TRANSFORMS: Somatic Healing through the Flow Arts, Yoga and Dance – A 2-Day Program!

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When: Nov 22, 2 – 5p & Nov 23, 1 – 4p. Attend just one or both days!!

Join Dr. Jinju Dasalla on this extraordinary journey based on her upcoming book, weaving the most essential elements of the human healing experience.

AWAKEN YOUR INNER FIRE through the power of science, story and soul. Beauty that Transforms is a journey of self-discovery, empowerment, and transformation through yoga and the art of dancing with poi*, the hula-hoop, and for some, eventually with fire. Learn the neuroscience that grounds the flow arts** and dance as revolutionary paths for powerful somatic healing. Walk away with expanded clarity of what it is that makes you come most alive.

Embrace a new practice that inspires and develops exceptional levels of balance, coordination and grace. Integrate basic poi and hoop moves into your regular dance, yoga or meditation practice. Open your mind and your heart to step playfully and gracefully into new, expanded, soulful, sexy, and inspired ways of being!

Let’s have a blast together on a journey to SHIFT, FLOW and TRANSFORM!!

For details, pricing and registration, click the link below:

http://www.soulflowarts.com/#!beauty-that-transforms/c1u76

About the Facilitator: Jinju Dasalla, PhD, RYT, Co-Founder of Soul Flow Arts, empowers and inspires individuals through her work as a professional life coach, performer, lecturer, and instructor who embraces dance, flow arts, and yoga as powerful portals for somatic healing and transformation.

Go to www.DrJinju.com to learn more!

Zumba

When – Saturday and Sunday w Ashley at 9:45-10:45a! $10 drop in

Zumba Fitness is a Latin-based dance/fitness class. Whether you have two left feet and are looking to find the right, or are a professional dancer looking for something outside the gym, Zumba is for you! We take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check.

Ashley is a very energetic and enthusiastic instructor and has experience teaching, choreographing, and performing a variety of dance forms including Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Bollywood, Hip Hop and Samba. She teaches high school math by day and dances & teaches Zumba by night. Her passion for music and dance is contagious and is incorporated into all aspects of her life.

Be excited to meet a healthier, more confident you!

Capoeira

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When: Mondays 7:30 p & Fridays, 7-8:30pm $15 drop in

This Afro-Brazilian martial art and dance form is multi-faceted, involving self-defense, music, dance, rhythm and percussion. This is a practice of infinite possibility and growth. The results of training Capoeira are strength, flexibility, self-confidence, motor coordination, language acquisition, singing and integration of history and culture in community. This class is taught by Brazilian native Mestre Lucas Corvo, who hails from from Rosa Neto, Bahia, Brazil and has three decades of experience training and teaching Capoeira. His enthusiasm for Capoeira is highly infectious.

Low & high Intermediate Jazz

When: Tues and Thurs at noon $15 drop in

nancy_cranbourne Nancy Cranbourne brings her lifelong choreography and dance teaching experience back to Alchemy. Nancy is the artistic director of 40 Women Over 40, a dance company based in Boulder. Her background includes teaching dance for the University of Washington, Cornish College of the Arts, University of Colorado, Colorado State University, and the National Theater Conservatory. Visit Nancy’s web site. Most of all, start your weekend right with a great dose of funk!