Events

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Tuesday Morning Yoga 9:30 am
Tuesday Morning Yoga @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Intermediate Tribal Fusion Belly Dance 6:30 pm
Intermediate Tribal Fusion Belly Dance @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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It’s Time to “Move It”! 5:30 pm
It’s Time to “Move It”! @ Spirit Movement Dance Studio, Suite B10
May 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
In this class we will be learning moves of the Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, and more all while burning calories and having fun.  We will work our hips, legs, arms, rib cage, and learn to separate the body.  Your first class is complimentary so come in and try it out! Wednesdays 5:30-6:20pm $5.00/person/class No RSVP necessary, just drop in!
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Restorative Yoga with Nidra 9:30 am
Restorative Yoga with Nidra @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
First Fridays at Franklin 5:00 pm
First Fridays at Franklin @ Franklin Arts Center
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Opening Receptions in The Crossing Arts Gallery, The New Bohemian Gallery, and The FAC Resident Artists Gallery Live music Food and Drink Kids’ Activities
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Ecstatic Dance 6:00 pm
Ecstatic Dance @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Ecstatic Dance is a 90 minute free style open dance floor. Join us and enjoy a safe space to dance without talking, drinking and the nightclub vibe. This is about getting great exercise, freeing your mind and body, and connecting with yourself and others in a safe and healthy space. Ecstatic Dance empowers people of all shapes, sizes and backgrounds to freely express themselves; the liberating atmosphere creates a melting pot of acceptance and the fearlessness with which others move gives permission and courage to dance without inhibition. •All ages are welcome (no experience necessary) •No street shoes- barefoot, stocking feet or soft sole dance shoes are permitted. • This is an alcohol and drug free event. • $7 at the door Facilitated by: Nadia Sol Hardy Mobile: 218 820•7819 Email: groovyhenna@gmail.com Franklin Arts Center~ Elemental Studios #228 1001 Kingwood St, Brainerd, MN 56401 Street parking available, use front doors. Lockers in front of Elemental Studios are available for storage of personal items. Groovy Henna is not responsible for missing, or stolen items, so please use at your own discretion. Most importantly, have fun…embrace your creativity & grooove! •let your energy create•
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Tuesday Morning Yoga 9:30 am
Tuesday Morning Yoga @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Intermediate Tribal Fusion Belly Dance 6:30 pm
Intermediate Tribal Fusion Belly Dance @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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It’s Time to “Move It”! 5:30 pm
It’s Time to “Move It”! @ Spirit Movement Dance Studio, Suite B10
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
In this class we will be learning moves of the Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, and more all while burning calories and having fun.  We will work our hips, legs, arms, rib cage, and learn to separate the body.  Your first class is complimentary so come in and try it out! Wednesdays 5:30-6:20pm $5.00/person/class No RSVP necessary, just drop in!
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Restorative Yoga with Nidra 9:30 am
Restorative Yoga with Nidra @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
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Second Saturday at the Crossing Arts Alliance 10:00 am
Second Saturday at the Crossing Arts Alliance @ The Crossing Arts Alliance, Suite 114
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Saturday August 8th, 2015 is TCAA’s Second Saturday. For the kids, we’ll be learning how to make cyanotypes, a special kind of solar-printing. Join us in the cafeteria, lower level in the Franklin Arts Center, from 10-noon. $3 per child/$5 per family donation requested. no child will be turned away due to need. Featured member artist Sonja Larsen will be in The Crossing Arts Gift Shop from 10-2pm with a selection of her unique pieces printed directly from nature. Light refreshments will be served. Visiting artist Jes Lee Shimek will be in The Crossing Arts Gallery from 10-2pm with her fascinating layered photographs and books for a 1-day trunk show. TCAA is a 501c3 nonprofit serving the Central Lakes area since 2000.
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Tuesday Morning Yoga 9:30 am
Tuesday Morning Yoga @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Intermediate Tribal Fusion Belly Dance 6:30 pm
Intermediate Tribal Fusion Belly Dance @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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It’s Time to “Move It”! 5:30 pm
It’s Time to “Move It”! @ Spirit Movement Dance Studio, Suite B10
May 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
In this class we will be learning moves of the Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, and more all while burning calories and having fun.  We will work our hips, legs, arms, rib cage, and learn to separate the body.  Your first class is complimentary so come in and try it out! Wednesdays 5:30-6:20pm $5.00/person/class No RSVP necessary, just drop in!
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Restorative Yoga with Nidra 9:30 am
Restorative Yoga with Nidra @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
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Tuesday Morning Yoga 9:30 am
Tuesday Morning Yoga @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Intermediate Tribal Fusion Belly Dance 6:30 pm
Intermediate Tribal Fusion Belly Dance @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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It’s Time to “Move It”! 5:30 pm
It’s Time to “Move It”! @ Spirit Movement Dance Studio, Suite B10
May 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
In this class we will be learning moves of the Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, and more all while burning calories and having fun.  We will work our hips, legs, arms, rib cage, and learn to separate the body.  Your first class is complimentary so come in and try it out! Wednesdays 5:30-6:20pm $5.00/person/class No RSVP necessary, just drop in!
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Restorative Yoga with Nidra 9:30 am
Restorative Yoga with Nidra @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
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Ecstatic Dance 6:00 pm
Ecstatic Dance @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Ecstatic Dance is a 90 minute free style open dance floor. Join us and enjoy a safe space to dance without talking, drinking and the nightclub vibe. This is about getting great exercise, freeing your mind and body, and connecting with yourself and others in a safe and healthy space. Ecstatic Dance empowers people of all shapes, sizes and backgrounds to freely express themselves; the liberating atmosphere creates a melting pot of acceptance and the fearlessness with which others move gives permission and courage to dance without inhibition. •All ages are welcome (no experience necessary) •No street shoes- barefoot, stocking feet or soft sole dance shoes are permitted. • This is an alcohol and drug free event. • $7 at the door Facilitated by: Nadia Sol Hardy Mobile: 218 820•7819 Email: groovyhenna@gmail.com Franklin Arts Center~ Elemental Studios #228 1001 Kingwood St, Brainerd, MN 56401 Street parking available, use front doors. Lockers in front of Elemental Studios are available for storage of personal items. Groovy Henna is not responsible for missing, or stolen items, so please use at your own discretion. Most importantly, have fun…embrace your creativity & grooove! •let your energy create•
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Tuesday Morning Yoga 9:30 am
Tuesday Morning Yoga @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Intermediate Tribal Fusion Belly Dance 6:30 pm
Intermediate Tribal Fusion Belly Dance @ Elemental Studios, Suite 228
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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It’s Time to “Move It”! 5:30 pm
It’s Time to “Move It”! @ Spirit Movement Dance Studio, Suite B10
May 31 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
In this class we will be learning moves of the Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, and more all while burning calories and having fun.  We will work our hips, legs, arms, rib cage, and learn to separate the body.  Your first class is complimentary so come in and try it out! Wednesdays 5:30-6:20pm $5.00/person/class No RSVP necessary, just drop in!