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The Homewood Star

B20 • May 2015

HOMEWOOD PARKS & RECREATION Homewood Community Center

Zumba with Camille

ZUMBA is Latin inspired aerobic dance and every class feels like a party. ZUMBA is for all ages, and both sexes! Tuesday & Thursday: 5:30pm6:30pm Saturday: 9:00am-10:00am For more info: Camille 256-452-2500 (or)

Young Rembrandts

Draw amazing things with Young Rembrandts! Young Rembrandts drawing classes, uses step-by-step curriculum to teach fundamental art skills in a nurturing environment that gives children an academic advantage. Classes for boys and girls 5 to 12 years of age. Please contact Chris Roberson at (205) 943-1923 for more information and to register or visit to enroll anytime.


As the world’s recognized leader in early childhood music and movement, Kindermusik offers a musical learning adventure that will impact your child now and for years to come! There’s simply no better way to foster your child’s love of music and love of learning. Classes are available for ages 0 to 5 years. For more information call or email Kelly at: 205-552-6129

Tabata Bootcamp with Tamika Harris

Tabata Bootcamp is a group training program based on High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Thursday 6:00pm-7:00pm Saturday 8:00am-9:00am Class fee: $50 (4 weeks) For more info: 205-249-7982

North Star Martial Arts

North Star Martial Arts primary focus is to make a life lasting impact on our students, and their families. Tiny Tigers Mon & Wed 3:30pm to 4:05pm Beginner Classes Mon & Wed 4:15pm to 5:15pm Tues & Thurs 3:30pm-4:15pm Adults Only Class Wed 5:45pm-6:45pm Advanced Class Tues & Thurs 4:15pm to 5:15pm Phone: 205-966-4244

Belly Dancing with Aziza

Class Fee: $60 cash only Contact Aziza: 205-879-0701 (or) Learn the ancient art of Middle Eastern belly dance with Aziza, over 40 years of experience in performance and instruction. Each session is 5-weeks long on: Monday night for beginners, Tuesday night for intermediates and Thursday night for advanced.


Shake Your Soul Yoga Dance!

Vinyasa yoga classes in an energetic environment using upbeat music. All levels welcome. Monday 8:30am-9:30am Friday 9:30am-10:30am Saturday 9:00am-10:00am Contact Marla: 205-223-8564 (or)

“Shake Your Soul” is a unique and invigorating path to body-spirit fitness incorporating elements yoga and dance. Mondays 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. Class Fee: $10.00 drop-in Instructor: Lorri Hanna • 612-867-2232

Royce Head Personal Training

Mommy and Me Stroller Bootcamp

Affordable small group training sessions are available to members in the community center weight room. Each 30 min workout is fast, fun, safe, and effective and each person is started with a program to fit their fitness level. $25 Per Session (or) 12 Sessions for $250 Call Royce (205) 945-1665

Tuesday & Friday @ 10:30am Class location: Meet at pavilion (6&7) at back of park *Classes meet in Homewood Community Center Gymnasium in the event of inclement weather* A class for moms of all fitness levels! This 45 minute class focuses on interval training with the use of bands, body weight, and your child’s stroller! For more info:

Blue Line Combatives

Italian for Children

Wednesday’s 7:00pm – 8:30pm Blue Line Combatives teaches self-defense and urban survival instruction. Classes and private training are available for all ages. Instructor Jon P. Newland 205-296-1250

Homewood Chess Team Homewood Chess Team wants you! Beginners are welcome and the first two weeks are always free promo weeks! Learn more and sign up for our classes at call Dr. Brooks (205) 746-4952

360 Personal Trainer Fitness Bootcamp

Bootcamp style fitness classes at Homewood Community Center. Classes Meet: Mon/Wed/ Fri 5:30am-6:30am Michael Brooks –

Homewood FIT – Women’s Bootcamp

Join this all women’s bootcamp happening right here in Homewood. Monday & Wednesday 5:45am-6:45am For more info:

Acting Out Academy

Acting Out Academy is a kid’s performing arts classes at the Homewood Community Center Thursday 3:30pm-4:30pm (Encore: After School Program) Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm (Advanced on-camera). 205-440-2699


Give your child the bilingual edge! The “Italian for Children” course is perfectly designed for children to have a great time while learning Italian. Organized around theme-based units, songs, interactive exercises and games, this language course emphasizes communicative abilities and vocabulary building as well as listening, reading, writing, pronunciation and basic grammar skills. Classes meet at the Homewood Community Center on Saturdays 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Contact Giuliana for more information at 205-721-0077 or

35209 Dance

Line dance for a healthier you! Tuesday 7:00pm-9:00pm Saturday 11:00am-1:00pm $7/Drop-in - $5/Seniors 65+ First class is free Rosa Fisher 205-910-8896

Tango Argentino Fundamentals and Practice

Introductory lessons and guided practice. New students are taught basic Tango technique and experienced “milongueros” are encouraged to practice and exchange tips to improve their dancing. Couples and individuals of all ages are welcome. HWCC Fitness Studio 2. 1st & 3rd Wednesday each Month – 7:00pm-8:30pm

Steel City Cheer Cheerleading & Tumbling Classes

Classes will cover all cheerleading & tumbling necessities: motions, jumps, cheers, stretching, conditioning, and tumbling. All ages & skill levels welcome. For more information contact DeeDee at or 901-734-0277. Tues. 5:30pm-6:30pm / Wed. 5:30pm6:30pm / Thurs. 7:30pm-8:30pm

Homewood Senior Center

Fitness & Exercise Opportunities

Seated Exercise Class- Mon (11:15am) / Wed & Fri (10:30am) 45-60 min. Gentle joint movement as warm-up; stretching & strength portions are led with an emphasis on proper breathing; includes 10 min of standing exercises designed to practice balance/weight shifting. Line Dancing “Smart Moves” Tue & Fri (9:30am) Beginner to Intermediate movement sequences are taught for each song, a sequence is repeated multiple times but facing a different direction with each repetition. Styles of music vary. Not only exercises the body but also the mind, as participants must recall the sequence and repeat it. Zumba Gold & Tai Chi Review – Tue (2:15 & 3:00pm) Zumba Gold is designed at a slightly slower pace with easier directional transitions. Fun, lively music is used and several movements are repeated throughout a song to allow participants ample practice of each move. Review and practice of the Thursday Tai Chi class is completed the last 15mins of class. Adaptive Yoga & Gentle Yoga – Wed (1:15 - Adaptive & 1:45pm - Gentle) Half hour of gentle guided stretching and breathing, using a chair. Appropriate for persons who wish to avoid exercise on the floor. Participants have the option to continue for the 2nd half hour with gentle guided stretching and breathing on floor mats.

Tai Chi – Thur (2:00pm) Very slow movement sequences repeated multiple times. Gentle on the joints and safer than dance for persons with equilibrium challenges. Not only exercises the body but also the mind, as participants must recall the sequence and repeat it. Personal Training at HWD Sr. Center – For Senior Center members only. Certified by the ACE, Kathy focuses on orthopedic issues and restorative training. Sessions are $35/hour, paid directly to Kathy. Contact Kathy at 422-4025 (or)

Senior Center May Activities

Friday, May 1, 12:30pm – “Nurturing a Happy Heart” educational program presented by Jinnie Lacey, RN from Lakeshore. Thursday, May 14 & 21, 9:3010:30am – FREE Alzheimer’s Education session, Open to the Public (call to reserve your seat: 332-6500). Tuesday, May 26, 12:30pm – Penny Auction w/prizes sponsored by Rehab Select (call to reserve your seat: 332-6500). Thur, May 28, 12:30pm – “Fine Feathered Friends” a short play presented by The Seasoned Performers. $5 for non-members (call to reserve your seat: 332-6500).


Homewood Youth Cheerleading

HYC are a dynamic group of girls who are excited to cheer for the Homewood Youth Football League. HYC is a community cheerleading program for girls in grades 1st through 6th who live in Homewood and/or attend Homewood Schools. For more information visit:

Homewood Patriot Youth Football League

HPYFL is responsible for organizing youth football in Homewood and oversees its operation. Please visit their website for more information. Please visit our website for more information:

Summer Pool Programs Summer Pool Information

Swim Lessons Program combines a strong emphasis on drowning prevention and water safety. Two week class sessions meet each week Monday through Thursday each week. For additional information about dates of sessions, descriptions of skill levels and registration procedure please visit:

Homewood Swim Team Homewood Swim Team is not a learn to swim program but

no experience is necessary. Swimmers compete against other swimmers with the same age and times during meets. Children who are ready to compete, ages 5 – 18, will be divided into groups- older (more experienced) and younger (less experienced). We compete through the Jefferson County Swim Council (JCSC) against other teams from our area. Registration is open until mid-May. Please check www. for the most up to date information and to register for swim team.

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