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Mondays with Gretchen | 8:00 - 9:00AM Fourth of July Class at 8:30AM
Tuesdays  with Gretchen | 5:30 - 6:30PM
Wednesdays with Lilia | 8:00 - 9:00AM
Thursdays with Jess | 5:30 - 6:30PM
Fridays with Gretchen | 8:30 - 9:30AM
Saturdays with Bertha & Gretchen | 8:00AM - 9:00AM

$10 drop in
Class card: 10 classes for $60
Contact | Gretchen (941) 518-2109
email | Gretchen
Zumba is a fantastic exercise program that burns calories and gets you moving! No dance experience is necessary, but having fun is a requirement! All PAC instructors are certified and licensed to teach Zumba and they will show you all the moves. Wear sneakers, bring your water bottle and a friend. All fitness levels welcome.


Breath + Body

with Eric Wilds
Contact | Gretchen (941) 518 - 2109
email | Gretchen

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 9:15 - 10:15AM
Prices $10 drop or $60 for a 10 class card.

Tuesdays | 5:30-6:30PM ongoing
$10 drop in. Or pay by the month: $35 for the month (for 4 Thursdays or $43 for five Thursdays in a month)

Get the most from the life by learning techniques of strength and flexibility training that you can use anytime, anywhere. Let Eric Wilds take you through proper posture, form and motion to get the most from your training time. This body-changing workout is now offered in the evenings, because working people want to be strong and look great too!


CLAY Open Studio
Mondays 7:00PM - 9:00PM with Amanda & Wendy
$10 for studio time if have clay experience - clay and firing additional
$35 for first hand building lesson if no experience - includes clay, glazes and firing.
Pottery Wheel Lessons by appointment only.
Private lessons on the wheel :: $60 for a one on one 2 hour private.
Two - four people private on the wheel : $40 per person
Five - seven people 2 hour private : $25 per person.
Contact | Gretchen (941) 518-2109
email | Gretchen

Explore hand-building as an alternative way of making functional and sculptural ceramic art. Students will learn basic construction processes such as coiling, slab work and a variety of decorative and finishing techniques using clays and glazes. Students will first achieve technique through guided building and then pursue
individual projects with assistance from the instructor.

Open Studio | Painting + Drawing No class on Fourth of July
with Wendy Marble
Mondays 7:00PM - 9:00PM
All first time students $25 includes canvas and paints
Ages 10 - 15 drop in students $20
Ages 16 and up $10 for studio time
PAC has canvases and paints available for purchase
16 x 20 canvas $5 | $3 for studio paints

Contact | Wendy (941) 722 - 1064
email | Gretchen

Open studio meets on Monday evenings from 6:45 - 9PM! Join in anytime for a relaxed studio (as opposed to structured class) atmosphere open to experienced painters. Please feel free to bring your own drawing and painting materials, or PAC has canvases, paints and clay available for purchase. Please note, this is not a class. Wendy is available for troubleshooting and technical advice. PAC will be holding a beginning painting class this September, please keep an eye on our webiste. Or if you would like to receive this information as soon as it published, please leave your info with us, email PAC.


Mixed Level YOGA
with LaRae Brownewell
Saturdays: 9:15-10:15AM
Wednesdays: 9:15-10:15AM
$10 | Mats available.
Contact | LaRae (941) 527-9847
email | LaRae

Bring your eager spirit. LaRae Brownewell offers a mixed level Yoga class with modifications so we can all be successful working on strength, flexibility, cardio-conditioning, and balance. Classes run for one beautiful hour.

“LaRae has a gift of teaching a mixed level class beautifully, she talks you through each pose with a steady rhythm…you finish feeling fresh, strong and rejuvenated.”
- student of LaRae

LaRae also offers private lessons upon appointment.


Mixed Level YOGA No class on Fourth of July
with Lindsay LaRosa
Mondays | 5:30 - 6:30PM
$10 | Mats available.
Need more info? Gretchen | (941) 518 - 2109


Aerial Yoga
with LaRae Brownewell
Saturday | July 2nd | 11:30AM - 12:45PM
Contact | LaRae (941) 527 - 9847
email | LaRae

Also known as Unnata Yoga, Unnata is the Sanskrit word for “elevated,” meaning both elevated in spirit
and physically elevated.
  Aerial yoga is a unique class blending yoga and aerial work. Yoga asanas or poses
are practiced in, around and supported by a fabric hammock similar to the ones you might see an acrobat
dance in at the circus.  Using the hammock one can experience unique inversions, wonderful opening support
in some pose, and some new challenges in others.  Private workshops can be booked for groups eight to twelve.


Tai Chi
with Keith Christianson

Stay in touch with us about class resuming in the fall. Thank you.
Contact | Gretchen (941) 518 - 2109
email | Gretchen
Keith Christianson has been a practitioner of Hwa Yu Tai Chi since 1999.
He received his 3rd degree Black Sash in 2005. Even though there are health and martial arts aspects
to this art, Keith opts to focus on the health benefits. Keith has an incredible passion for
Hwa Yu Tai Chi and finds enjoyment in sharing the benefits of this practice with as many people as possible. Keith grew up in Wisconsin, but has lived in Florida for several years and this is his permanent home.
Keith's primary philosophy of life is that it is an adventure to be experienced to the fullest each day.


with LaRae Brownewell
Mondays:  9:15-10:15AM No class on Fourth of July
$10 | Mats available.
Contact | LaRae (941) 527- 9847
email | LaRae

Pilates is a total body conditioning exercise method combining strength and flexibility. LaRae’s class will
help you develop mind and body uniformity, balance, flexibility and strength, improve posture, and
strengthen the powerhouse.


with LaRae Brownewell
30 minute & 60 minute training sessions.
Contact LaRae to schedule a personal training session (941) 527- 9847   
email | LaRae                 

LaRae offers Pilates personal training sessions on the Reformer machine. Work on balancing the body and deepening into the core on the Pilates Reformer.  A low impact work out strengthening the back, core, legs, and arms.  Teaches proper movement patterns, deep focus, and helps to balance the two sides of the body.


Breath + LeBARRE
with Eric Wilds
Fridays | 9:15AM | $10 
Contact | Gretchen (941) 518 - 2109

Breath + LeBARRE classes are one hour classes and are an all encompassing full body workout that is core focused and will effectively work your seat, thighs, arms, and your abs by using the LeBARRE as the main prop to reinforce ideal positioning of the exercises, while performing small, concentrated movements. The classes are a result of fusing the ideas and philosophies of yoga, Pilates, and Eric's 15 years of fitness experience. With commitment to Breath + LeBARRE, you will feel and see the results in record time of a stronger, leaner you. We, at PAC, believe in our peeps, and promote camaraderie and personal guidance in every class, giving you the personal training feel in the comforts of a small group setting.


with Wendy Bond
Free Demo Class | Thursday | June 30th | 5:30PM
Classes begin Thursday | July 7th | 5:30 - 6:35PM
$10 drop in. Or pay by the month: $35 for the month (for 4 Thursdays or $43 for five Thursdays in a month)
Contact | Wendy (941) 725 - 0149

Barre-lates is a fusion of ballet, Pilates and yoga. It is a workout that builds strength and balance in both the mind and body. Barre-lates is designed to elongate muscles, lift seats, flatten abs and chisel the upper body. Clients rely on their own body weight for resistance as well as use light weights and barre balls for various exercises while keeping balance in their execution. Tiny muscles – often overlooked – are called into action in smaller, moderate and full ranges of motion to work the muscles to their peek abilites.


Corks and Classes: Make + Take Workshop
Antibacterial Foaming Hand Wash and Gel + Focus Roller
with Amy Arrigo and Tracy Hecht
Wednesday | July 27th | 6:30 - 8:30PM | $30
RSVP | Amy (941) 356 - 2584

PAC friend and registered nurse, Amy Arrigo is back at PAC! Learn the ins and outs of making your own back to school earth friendly products. Each class you will receive information sheets for each oil used, recipe cards, a glass of wine and the featured item made during the class.


ART After School

with Ms Wendy & Ms Gretchen
Contact | Gretchen (941) 518 - 2109
New classes coming this fall!

ART After School meets once a month to let our community of young artists stretch their creative spirits.
Projects will be completed each class. Please let us know if you would like a special email reminder about classes before they happen.


Homeschool Directed Studies in Clay : Ancient Civilizations
with Ms. Wendy
New semester begins September 2016
Please visit out Homeschool page for complete class details on Homeschool Directed Studies in
Clay, thank you. Or give us a ring, (941) 518 - 2109

email | Gretchen

Homeschool Drawing In Mixed Media : Ancient Civilizations

with Ms. Wendy Marble
New Semester begins September 2016
Drop in welcome!

Please visit out Homeschool page for complete class details on Homeschool Drawing, thank you.
Or give us a ring, (941) 518 - 2109
email | Gretchen


Creative Handwork Classes
with Ms. Deb
Begins Wednesday | September 14th | 3:30 - 5:00PM | 10 weeks
Ages 7 to 11. A minimum of four children needed to hold the class, with a maximum of six.
$150 | $25 non-refundable deposit is required to hold space, thank you.
RSVP | Deb Cogan | DebraCogan@gmail.com | (941) 896 - 6610
From July 9th - July 30th Deb will be in California, please email her through those dates, thank you.

Children will learn and practice basic knitting by creating a simple stuffed animal.  Those with some knitting experience will create more advanced projects.  Projects are designed to be developmentally appropriate for the age and skill level of each child.  

Instruction will include: slip knots, casting on stitches, the knit stitch, holding yarn and needles correctly, counting stitches and rows and binding off stitches.
Deb Cogan, B.A., COTA/L received her handwork teacher training from the Fiber Craft Studio in New York.  Deb is also a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. As a COTA she has worked in both school and clinic settings with children who have special needs in grades Pre-K through 12th grade.


PAC Pottery Parties
Parties run for 2 hours.
Cost: $25 per person - minimum of 10 participants for sculptural parties
We can make: cars, animals, hanging wall pockets, hanging owls, vases

We can do parties on the pottery wheel too. Minimum of 6 at $35 per participant.

Private lessons on the wheel :: $60 for a one on one 2 hour private.
Two people private on the wheel : $40 per person. For three or four : $35 per person.
Fired pieces will be arranged for pick-up at a later date.
Info | Gretchen (941) 518 - 2109
email | Gretchen

Do something fun for your next party! Create functional and sculptural pottery pieces for long lasting memories. Clay jewelry, pets, masks, dragons, just a few of the themed parties. You’ll have hand-made memories to keep when the party is done. We supply the teacher and materials for up to 15. You may bring decorations and cake if you wish. Or we have organic cake makers and whole party packages. Venue available longer by request.


PAC Painting Parties
Click here for PAC Painting Party page
phone | (941) 518 - 2109


PAC Venue Rental
email | Gretchen
phone | (941) 518 - 2109
$50 per hour with a minimum of a three hour rental

1,500 sq. ft space. Clean, urban loft-like setting. Full kitchen. Tables and chairs available. Birthday party, baby shower, anniversary, baptism, Quince Años, business event, private function? PAC is a perfect space for your next reason to gather.


with Sharon Thomas
Mondays: 4:00 - 5:00PM thru December 14th
$10 | Mats available.
Contact | Sharon

Sharon Thomas leads you through a dynamic vinyasa flow class designed for all levels of yoga students while
enhancing inner peace, balance, and gratitude. A vinyasa flow class strives to maintain awareness and focus on
the breath while moving through a series of postures. The sequence of postures may be different from class to
class, but always follows a progression through breathing exercises, warm up, variations of standing series, hip openers and stretches, and a final relaxation...ahhhhhh.