Listening Wellness Center | Kids’ and Teen Classes
Listening is a non-profit center whose mission is to promote wholistic health and wellness for the Central Massachusetts community. The name Listening is inspired by a Chinese acupuncture point. This point helps you to hear outside sounds and your inner, intuitive voice — creating balance between inner and outer, active and quiet. This harmony is the road to health.
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Kids’ and Teen Classes

Fall and Dance Registrations happening now!

Register now by calling (978) 355-3501 or click below to download and print a registration form and schedule:

All scholarship forms must be turned in or sent in to the office prior to classes to be awarded scholarship funds.

DANCE PROGRAM FINANCIAL AGREEMENT AND PAYMENT PLAN FORM: Click here to download and print your financial agreement form

All dance payment forms must be turned in or sent in to the office by
September 14th with first payment. 

Fall 2017 Programs for Kids and Teens

Starting September 18th

Art & Design with Elizabeth Buck

Art with Elizabeth Buck new day and time, now on Mondays!!
8 weeks- Sept. 18-Nov. 20 no class on 10/9 and 11/13

 

Awesome American Artists
Sept 18-Nov 20 8 weeks, 4:30- 5:30 6-12 years – Each week be inspired by a different American artist who has left their lasting impression on the art world.  Draw, paint, and sculpt like Pollack, O’Keeffe, Cassatt, Hassam, Rothko, Basquiat, Bourgeois, Nevelson, and more!

 

Metal and Fiber Design
Sept 18-Nov 20 8 weeks, 5:30-6:30 12-17 years – This class will alternate between learning fabric altering techniques and jewelry/metal design. Learn processes and techniques like screen printing, bleaching, dyeing, and embroidery and create unique wardrobe or art pieces with fabric.  It doesn’t stop there – using metal working tools, hammers, glass beads, polymer clay, and more, create necklaces, chains, personalized tags, metal cuffs, and bracelets. Discover what you can do in metal and fabric.

 

Cooking with Kathy Carmosino
Cooking: Skills, Chills, and Thrills!
Sept. 20-Oct.25 6 weeks 3:45-4:45 ages 5-11
In this hands on class, students will work together as a team to make savory and sweet dishes using ingredients in season. We will work on measuring skills, cutting skills and following instructions of the recipes. Each week students will get to taste and/or bring home some of their creations. Students will have a recipe folder to bring home at the end of our series.

 

Movement/Fitness, Health & Karate

Karate with Brad Warren
Fridays for 8 weeks
Children learn focus, flexibility, confidence and self-control using Goju-Ryu Karate techniques in a positive and supportive environment.

 

Dance

Irish Step Dance with Amy LaPointe
Thursdays for 29 weeks

Beginners 3:40-4:25
Students will learn to move to the beat of Irish music with a focus on the basics Step Dance skills, steps and techniques. Black ballet shoes required

Intermediate I 4:30-5:15
Must have Beginner Irish Step experience. Ghillies required.

Intermediate II 5:20-6:25
Must have Intermediate Irish Step experience. Ghillies and hardshoe required.

Advanced 6:55-8:00
Teacher approved enrollment into this class. Ghillies and hardshoe required.

 

Hip Hop for Boys
Mondays 29 weeks ages 5-12 3:30-4:15
No dance experience required. This class will focus on personal style and expression set to current and classic hip hop music. Hip Hop is a great way to get a good workout, have fun and gain confidence.

All dancers will participate in the Spring recital

 

Ask us about NEW Early Release Day Enrichment Offerings
“Wonder-Filled Wednesdays”

Students experience the best of all the programs offered at Listening on early release Wednesdays. Included will be Art, Baking, Biking, Cooking, Crafts, Dance, Fitness Fun & Movement, and Music.  More information below.

WONDER-FILLED WEDNESDAYS 

Ten wonder-filled Wednesdays throughout the year in conjunction with QRSD early release Wednesdays.

 

Wonder Filled Wednesdaysfinal description and details  and Registration for Wonder-Filled Wednesdays

Wonder-Filled Wednesday

Holiday 2017 Programs for Kids and Teens

Three week workshops

UPDATED Date and Time Info:
Holiday Gift Making will be Mondays, December 4th, 11th and 18th
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

December 4, 11, & 18

4:30-6pm Holiday Gift Workshops – Ages 6-17 Join this holiday gift workshop series where you will create your own gift wrap, several unique gifts, and wrap them all up before they head home!  Paint, stamp, and sculpt your way to meaningful, personal gifts for the holiday season!

 

Holiday Baking will be Wednesdays, December 6th, 13th and 20th
3:45-4:45 pm and 5:00-6:00 pm

December 6, 13, 20

3:45-4:45 ages 5-11 and 5:00-6:00 ages 12-17
Join in for some holiday baking, Ms. Kathy always has yummy baking ideas for the holidays. Will it be cookie decorating, treat making or some other secret recipe that students will get to make, bake and take home to share, along with the recipe!