Artistry, technique, and creativity dominate the curriculum at The Center for Contemporary Dance. The nonprofit organization is supported by the United Arts of Central Florida and its instructors—many of whom have credentials spanning decades of professional dance—adhere to the National Standards for Dance Education. Mindful of these standards, they stage classical, contemporary and world dance classes for adults, teens, and kids. Their facility features two air-conditioned studios, each outfitted with a sound system, sprung wooden flooring, and mirrored walls so that people can flirt with themselves using their new dance moves. In addition to fostering the future of dance, The Center for Contemporary Dance celebrates movement’s current state by producing a new season of dance performances each year.
The teachers at Wine and Canvas believe anyone can be artist. In fact, they draw out skills from people who have never even held a paintbrush before. To do this, they guide participants step-by-step through the process of replicating a painting during three-hour classes held at different restaurants and bars throughout the city.
To keep each class fresh, they regularly change up the selected masterpieces, which can be anything from the Eiffel Tower at night to an abstract rendering of trees. No matter what and where they teach, though, they always supply students with all the necessary accoutrements, including paints, canvases, aprons, and pronunciation guides for realistic French-accents. The one thing they don't supply is wine, allowing guests to choose for themselves what to drink at the venues' full bars.
These nights on the town are for adults only, but they do host kid-friendly cookie and canvas nights for children wanting to discover or flex their artistic chops.
Safe Haven Adventure Sports organizes action-packed excursions on lakes around Orlando. Out on the water, you can participate in various different activities, including tubing, water skiing, wake boarding, and knee boarding. The best part of these adventures, perhaps, is the fact that Safe Haven's staff members handle all the heavy lifting so you can relax. They lug the equipment and even launch the boat, meaning you don't have to rent your own or enlist the services of a dolphin to reach deeper waters. During adventures, participants are also encouraged to set new goals, even if those goals are simple. Afterward, the group can reconvene and bond over their experience and successes while on the water.
allies multiple airsoft stores and fields across Orlando into one cooperative organization.
The City operates two competitive airsoft fields?one indoors and one out?where hundreds of players battle daily or just gather to discuss which BB pellets taste like rock candy. The participants often arm themselves with equipment from the numerous Combat City stores, from protective facemasks to the latest model airsoft rifles. And to give folks the competitive edge, staff members match visitors up with the right equipment for their needs or organize events such as birthday parties, which come with food, equipment, and BB pellets for up to eight players.
If you've ever watched regular soccer and thought it looked fun but there were too many people smashing into each other, bubble soccer might be for you. People still smash into each other in bubble soccer?it's kind of the point?but at least now they're wearing a giant protective bubble. Players inside these inflatable battle orbs try to score goals while safely careening into each other and bouncing off the ground. Knockerball Orlando-Bubble Soccer not only hosts bubble soccer games, but also rents out its inflatables for private parties.
Students as young as four years old learn to respect themselves and others as well as self-defense skills inside Orlando Taekwondo. Taekwondo skills become more advanced as students work their way through belt colors, and special classes introduce weapons training and grappling techniques. The family-run school doesn?t stop at self-defense skills, though. Instructors use fun-focused class time to teach students select words and phrases in Korean as well.