The Blue Sage Center for the Arts offers a wide range of learning opportunities! Except where noted, all classes welcome drop-ins.

Upcoming events in the Education & Classes category.

  • Phyllis Swackhamer (970) 527-4034
    9:15 am - 10:15 am
    $8 per class
    Blue Sage Hall
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    Gentle Therapeutic Movement: a class for those who may have challenges with knees or hips or with gereral flexibility. Some streteches will be done seated in chairs, or using chairs for support. Some will be done standing, seated, or lying down. But stretches WILL NOT REQUIRE any seated bent-knee positions. Some Feldenkrais exercises will be included. These help build awareness of habitual neuromuscular patterns and rigidities and expand options for new ways of moving. If you are uncertain whether this class is for you, please come take the FIRST CLASS FREE to see if it is right for you. Tuesday...
    Tuesday the 3rd
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    May
  • Jacey Adams (970) 527-7243
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Blue Sage Curtis Hall
    In this intro to hula hoop fitness we will be working on the three basic categories of hoop dance and tricks to help tone and build muscle structure. Get fit in a fun environment while listening to instrumental dance music from around the world. This class is an all-ages, all abilities class. Hula hoops provided and available for sale before and after class.
    Tuesday the 3rd
    Hoop Class
    May
  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Blue Sage Curtis Hall
    Starting Tuesday October 6th you can work on your artistic skills with Life Drawing at the Blue Sage. This extraordinary opportunity is run by volunteers for artists of all levels. Each session is two hours with a group critique once a month. A $5 (minimum) donation is requested for each session which will go toward rent and the model. A 5 session pass for $20 is available as well which is a great deal and can be purchased during the class from the organizers. Please bring your own supplies.   Benefits of participating in Life Drawing: * Draw paid models for a fraction...
    Tuesday the 3rd
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    May
  • Christy Eller (970) 314-1840
    8:00 am - 9:00 am
    $5 per class
    Blue Sage Hall
    Zumba Fitness® is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers, and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive.
    Wednesday the 4th
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    May
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Blue Sage Curtis Hall
    Join Carolyn Yates for a 9-week series of Creative Movement and Basic Fundamental Dance Instruction for 8 – 11 year olds! An informal dance ‘performance’ will take place on Wednesday, May 18th. Family and friends are invited to view what we have worked on over the series! Contact Carolyn to sign up today! Carolyn@studio-bija.com Or visit carolynyatesyoga.com to register and pay online! Registration is $120.00 Classes take place on Wednesdays 4–5 pm, March 16th – May 18th (No class April 6th) Registration and fee due by Monday, March 14th. A minimum of 6 students is required for the class series...
    Wednesday the 4th
    Carolyn Image
    May
  • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Blue Sage Curtis Hall
    Never mind if you are a trained dancers or if you are "in shape" or if you think you can't dance. this class is for those who want to dance! We are all born to dance. Maybe not specifically as ballerinas or tap dancers but we all feel the beat and feel moved to move! If you are over 12 you are invited to come MOVE with Carolyn. Everyone will move form the beginning of class until the end and you will be surprised to discover along the way you have been learning technique from different styles of dance while...
    Wednesday the 4th
    Carolyn Image
    May
  • Phyllis Swackhamer (970) 527-4034
    8:30 am - 9:45 am
    $8 per class
    Blue Sage Hall
    Join Phyllis on Thursday mornings at 8:30 for a gentle yoga work out. The practice of yoga allows us to dive more deeply into our own inner stillness. Kripalu Yoga, named for Swami Kripalvanandji, uses breath, inward focusing, and concentration to help the practitioner move by stages from willful postures to a surrendered “meditation in motion”.
    Thursday the 5th
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    May
  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    $8 drop-in
    Blue Sage Curtis Hall
    Taoist breathing methods, meditation, stretching, strengthening and spinal energy flow techniques are taught for a natural way to personal health care, body, mind and energy balancing. Emphasis is placed on health, longevity, graceful dance-like form, positive mental attitude, and non-aggressive self defence.
    Thursday the 5th
    Bob - Marble, CO
    May
  • Christy Eller (970) 314-1840
    8:00 am - 9:00 am
    $5 per class
    Blue Sage Hall
    Zumba Fitness® is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers, and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive.
    Friday the 6th
    zumba_fitness_crowd
    May
  • 10:00 am - 11:15 am
    Blue Sage Curtis Hall
    Prana Hatha Yoga $10 In this class you will move through a progression of classic yoga postures designed to strengthen and calm the body and mind. You will work with specific breathing patterns to build vitality and relax the nervous system. Each class concludes with a guided meditation. You may have heard yogic terms like “pranayama”, “bandha”, “mudra”, “mantra”, and “kriya”. Come discover how these techniques can add depth and dimension to your yoga practice. This class is open to all levels of practitioners. · Relax & relieve stress · Improve concentration · Enhance Self-awareness · Increase feelings of calm,...
    Sunday the 8th
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    May
  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Drop in's welcome
    Taoist breathing methods, meditatiion, stretching, strengthening and spinal energy flow techniques are taught for a natural way to personal health care, body, mind and energy balancing. Emphasis is placed on health, longevity, graceful dance-like form, positive mental attitude, and non-aggressive self defence.
    Sunday the 8th
    Bob - Marble, CO
    May
  • Phyllis Swackhamer (970) 527-4034
    9:15 am - 10:15 am
    $8 per class
    Blue Sage Hall
    Gentle Therapeutic Movement: a class for those who may have challenges with knees or hips or with gereral flexibility. Some streteches will be done seated in chairs, or using chairs for support. Some will be done standing, seated, or lying down. But stretches WILL NOT REQUIRE any seated bent-knee positions. Some Feldenkrais exercises will be included. These help build awareness of habitual neuromuscular patterns and rigidities and expand options for new ways of moving. If you are uncertain whether this class is for you, please come take the FIRST CLASS FREE to see if it is right for you. Tuesday...
    Tuesday the 10th
    smile smaller
    May
  • Jacey Adams (970) 527-7243
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Blue Sage Curtis Hall
    In this intro to hula hoop fitness we will be working on the three basic categories of hoop dance and tricks to help tone and build muscle structure. Get fit in a fun environment while listening to instrumental dance music from around the world. This class is an all-ages, all abilities class. Hula hoops provided and available for sale before and after class.
    Tuesday the 10th
    Hoop Class
    May
  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Blue Sage Curtis Hall
    Starting Tuesday October 6th you can work on your artistic skills with Life Drawing at the Blue Sage. This extraordinary opportunity is run by volunteers for artists of all levels. Each session is two hours with a group critique once a month. A $5 (minimum) donation is requested for each session which will go toward rent and the model. A 5 session pass for $20 is available as well which is a great deal and can be purchased during the class from the organizers. Please bring your own supplies.   Benefits of participating in Life Drawing: * Draw paid models for a fraction...
    Tuesday the 10th
    2008_fd_mod7_masterstudy
    May
  • Christy Eller (970) 314-1840
    8:00 am - 9:00 am
    $5 per class
    Blue Sage Hall
    Zumba Fitness® is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers, and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive.
    Wednesday the 11th
    zumba_fitness_crowd
    May
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Blue Sage Curtis Hall
    Join Carolyn Yates for a 9-week series of Creative Movement and Basic Fundamental Dance Instruction for 8 – 11 year olds! An informal dance ‘performance’ will take place on Wednesday, May 18th. Family and friends are invited to view what we have worked on over the series! Contact Carolyn to sign up today! Carolyn@studio-bija.com Or visit carolynyatesyoga.com to register and pay online! Registration is $120.00 Classes take place on Wednesdays 4–5 pm, March 16th – May 18th (No class April 6th) Registration and fee due by Monday, March 14th. A minimum of 6 students is required for the class series...
    Wednesday the 11th
    Carolyn Image
    May
  • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Blue Sage Curtis Hall
    Never mind if you are a trained dancers or if you are "in shape" or if you think you can't dance. this class is for those who want to dance! We are all born to dance. Maybe not specifically as ballerinas or tap dancers but we all feel the beat and feel moved to move! If you are over 12 you are invited to come MOVE with Carolyn. Everyone will move form the beginning of class until the end and you will be surprised to discover along the way you have been learning technique from different styles of dance while...
    Wednesday the 11th
    Carolyn Image
    May
  • Phyllis Swackhamer (970) 527-4034
    8:30 am - 9:45 am
    $8 per class
    Blue Sage Hall
    Join Phyllis on Thursday mornings at 8:30 for a gentle yoga work out. The practice of yoga allows us to dive more deeply into our own inner stillness. Kripalu Yoga, named for Swami Kripalvanandji, uses breath, inward focusing, and concentration to help the practitioner move by stages from willful postures to a surrendered “meditation in motion”.
    Thursday the 12th
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    May
  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    $8 drop-in
    Blue Sage Curtis Hall
    Taoist breathing methods, meditation, stretching, strengthening and spinal energy flow techniques are taught for a natural way to personal health care, body, mind and energy balancing. Emphasis is placed on health, longevity, graceful dance-like form, positive mental attitude, and non-aggressive self defence.
    Thursday the 12th
    Bob - Marble, CO
    May
  • 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Join us when the University of Colorado Boulder’s Contemporary Dance Works returns to Paonia for a public performance titled “Diversiform: An Evening of Dance” at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. The touring company, consisting of CU-Boulder graduate dance students, will showcase modern, ballet, rhythm tap, step, contemporary Afro-Cuban and Brazilian dances. Through these genres, dancers will explore partner work, rhythm, storytelling, mythology, relationships, technology, improvisation, cultural roots, identity and community. Amanda Benzin, a graduate student in dance and tour director for the past two years, said partnering with a community committed to the arts has...
    Thursday the 12th
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    May
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