December 2018 | YMCA Express at Gainsboro
Winter Fun for Everyone
It's never too early to begin planning for the holidays! Holiday cooking workshop, winter camp and more! Discover all the Y has to offer with our winter programs!
Thanks Christmas Potluck
Thursday, December 13
6:00 pm

The Gainsboro Family will be celebrating the holiday season with a "Thanks Christmas" potluck. Simply let us know what holiday dish you wold like to bring, and get ready for great food and fellowship, including a few holiday activities to add to the festivities!
Adult Cooking Series
Ages 18 +
Thursdays, Jan 8, Feb 12, Mar 14, Apr 11
6:30 - 8:30 pm
M/NM:$20 or $60 for all four sessions

"Grandma's Recipes" - Learn to prepare classic southern dishes, just like the ones Grandma used to!
International Dance and Dinner Series
Ages 16+
Friday, Jan 18 & Feb 8
7:00 - 9:00 pm
M:$28/ NM:$30 per couple

Bring a friend or significant other and experience another culture from around the world! Dance instructors and chefs from the community will lead each two-part session, focusing on a different culture each time. Participants begin the evening on our stage for dance instruction, followed y time spent in our teaching kitchen preparing and enjoying dishes representative of our highlighted culture. Childcare provided.
Little Chefs
Ages 7 - 16
Saturdays, Jan 12 - February 16
10:00 - 11:00 am

Our future chefs will take an "American Road Trip" and prepare foods representing different regions in America, incorporating harvested vegetables and fruits from our community garden. This plot to plate process will develop fundamental culinary skill such as: knife skills, sauteeing, roasting, braising, baking and fresh preparations that will highlight the importance of healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle.
Wing Chun Kung Fu
Ages 18+
Fridays, January 11 - February 15
5:30 - 6:30 pm

Ages 12 - 18
Saturdays, Jan 12 - February 16
10:00 - 11:00 am

Wing Chung is a very unique and scientific form of martial arts, originating from China and later refined in Hong Kong. Due to its effectiveness this martial art makes for an effective form for self defense. You will learn basic ways to protect yourself, proper punching and kicking techniques, meditative movements for relaxation and get a great workout.
Active and Ageless
Thursdays, January 10 - March 14
10:30 - 11:30 am

This six week program aims to help participants perform the activities of daily life more easily and without injuries. Classes incorporate functional fitness moves along with strength, core and balance work. This class is held at High Street Baptist Church.
The Y at Woodlawn
Tuesdays, January 8 - March 12
6:00 - 7:00 pm

The YMCA Express at Gainsboro is providing dynamic functional fitness and nutrition workshops for the Woodlawn Methodist congregation and its surrounding communities.
Winter Camp
Camp Woodrow Wilson
Kindergarten - 5th grade
December 20, 27, 28 & January 2, 3, 4
7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Y After School Participants: $42/week

Y After School Non-Participants:
M:$69/week l NM:$78/week
Dance Fusion
Ages 7-12 years old
Saturdays, February 2 - April 6
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
M:$132/ NM:$165
*Monthly drafts are available for dance programs

Dance Fusion is designed to give children the experience of studying several different genres of movement. Time will be spent studying the history and techniques of ballet, jazz, hop hop, modern and contemporary dance, as well as developing the skills to practice longer movement combinations. The final class will be followed by a public showing for children to showcase their new skills.

OUR MISSION: Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
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