Yosakoi Dancing with Ito Yosakoi Dance Group

Fridays (Beginning May 31) 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ito Yosakoi Dance Group

Join the Ito Yosakoi Dance Group's weekly classes to learn the lively, energetic dance style of Yosakoi dancing! Yosakoi dancing features choreographed group dances with traditional movements mixed with modern, uptempo music to make for a captivating dance style that is growing in popularity in Japan and abroad! No dance experience is necessary. Class members have the option of dancing with the class recreationally, or learning the group's repertoire to perform in public, including at local festivals like Cherry Blossom Festival and the Center's annual Children's Day Festival!

Member Fee: $25/month or $8 dropin
Non-Member Fee: $30/month or $9 dropin

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Community Karaoke

2019 Schedule:
Friday, September 13, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, December 13, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

For any of you who love singing your hearts out, we’ll be holding quarterly community karaoke and potluck night at the Center! Songs can be sung in either English or Japanese. Your ticket will include one song request, with additional song requests available for $1.

Our Community Karaoke night is a potluck, so be sure to bring a potluck dish, snacks and/or beverages to share with everyone! The event is family-friendly, so please drink responsibly. We hope you can join us!

Member Fee: $3
Non-member Fee: $5
Additional Song Requests: $1

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Line Dancing

Tuesdays and Fridays,
12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Instructor: Alan Kitashima

Practice your smooth moves to R&B and pop music while keeping in shape and making new friends. This fun, low-impact class is open to all, no dance experience required.

Member Fee: $4/drop-in
Non-member Fee: $5/drop-in

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Chorale May

Tuesday (2nd and 4th), 
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ruriko Miura

Be part of an all male chorus group and sing a wide variety of songs, mainly in Japanese and English.

Member Fee: $25/month
Non-member Fee: $31/month

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Ensemble Shiki

Tuesday (1st, 3rd and 5th),
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m
Instructor: Ruriko Miura

Be part of a mixed chorus group and sing a wide variety of songs, mainly in Japanese and English.

Member Fee: $25/month
Non-member Fee: $31/month

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Hula- Beginning

Wednesdays
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Denise Teraoka and Alice Jeong

Learn basic hula techniques and movements while getting an anaerobic (low impact) workout at this beginner Hula class

Member Fee: $32/month
Non-member Fee: $48/month

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Hula- Keiki (Children)

Saturdays,
10:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Mary Leong

Learn both Auwana (modern) and Kahiko (ancient) hula. You will experience anaerobic (lower impact) exercise while learning to dance hula. For children age 5 and up.

Member Fee: $30/Month
Non-member Fee: $40/Month

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Hula- Gracious Ladies (Adults)

Thursday (1st and 3rd)
5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Mary Leong

Learn both Auwana (modern) and Kahiko (ancient) hula. You will experience anaerobic (lower impact) exercise while learning to dance hula and practicing for performances.

Member Fee: $60/Month, $45/Month for Saturdays Only
Non-member Fee: $75/Month, $55/Month for Saturdays Only

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Hula- Kupuna (Seniors)

Saturday
9:30 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

Instructor: Mary Leong

Learn both Auwana (modern) and Kahiko (ancient) hula. You will experience anaerobic (lower impact) exercise while learning to dance hula and practicing for performances.

Member Fee: $45/Month
Non-member Fee: $55/Month

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Minyo, Hauta (Japanese Singing) and Shamisen

Sunday (2nd and 4th),
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (individual lessons)
Instructor: Hideko Nakajima

Improve your voice, tone, and projection while singing contemporary Japanese popular songs. Learn how to play the Japanese Shamisen instrument.

Member Fee: $40
Non-member Fee: $50

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Taiko

Monday-Saturday
(Please call for times)
Instructor: Melody Takata

Taiko is an ideal way to combine the excitement and exercise of athletics with the discipline of learning a traditional art form.  The Beginning classes focus on drumming fundamentals including: Traditional Japanese Sensei/ Gakusei (Teacher/Student) etiquette, proper playing stances and forms and discipline and harmony of mind, body and spirit. Learn more about Sensei Takata and Genryu Arts.

Member Fee: $55/month
Non-member Fee: $65/month

To register email: info@genryuarts.org 

Ukulele - Advanced

Thursdays
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Don Sadler

Emphasis of the class will be primarily on Hawaiian song traditions. Approach to playing the ukulele focuses on the basic chords and rhythmic strumming technique.
This class is open to all levels.

Member Fee: $60/month
Non-member Fee: $80/month

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Ukulele - Intermediate

Saturdays
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Don Sadler

This class is designed for ukulele players who have advanced past our Ukulele 101 classes or who have prior experience and basic ukulele skills.  Instruction begins with basics such as tuning and simple chords and progresses to learning songs and strums.

Member Fee: $60/month
Non-member Fee: $80/month

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Ukulele  101

Next 4-week session TBA
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Don Sadler

This 4-week class is for new ukulele players looking to get started and to prepare to join our ongoing Beginning Ukulele class held on Saturdays.  Absolutely no prior experience with music or with the instrument is required.  The two hour introductory classes begin with basics such as tuning and simple chords and strums. The class is open to adults only.

Member Fee: $90
Non-member Fee: $110

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