Like the three branches of the government, bodies, minds, and souls often find themselves in contentious disagreements over how much wine is too much wine in a voting booth. Reconcile triune tribunals with today’s Groupon for group fitness classes at Abernethy Performing Arts in Oregon City. Today’s deal is not valid for ballet or theater classes. Choose from the following options:
- For $30, you get a punch card for 10 classes, valid December–February (a $75 value).
- For $30, you get a punch card for 10 classes, valid March–May (a $75 value).
- For $50, you get a punch card for 20 classes, valid December–February (a $150 value).
- For $50, you get a punch card for 20 classes, valid March–May (a $150 value).<p>
Abernethy Performing Arts builds lean, graceful bodies by offering fitness classes filled with calorie-sizzling dance moves and relaxing yoga poses. Experienced teachers share modifications to prevent injuries and help new students get acclimated at their own pace. One-hour Bal’Yoga classes incorporate ballet stretches, Pilates-inspired core exercises, and posture-honing yoga poses such as up dog, down dog, and dog playing poker. Ideal for seniors and individuals with limited mobility, Gentle Yoga sessions pair mind-focusing exercises with prop-assisted poses, and 30-minute Dance Conditioning workouts employ a fusion of free weights, jumping exercises and balance-boosting suspension training straps to make muscles burn with satisfaction, like an insult uttered from the lips of a sarcastic fire swallower.
Abernethy Performing Arts Academy
In 2003, after years spent headlining Portland ballets such as Don Quixote and The Nutcracker, Keith Walls moved to New York City. He continued balletic journey by training under renowned teachers from the Kirov and the Bolshoi, Russia’s most renowned ballet companies besides the Funky Chicken Institute. Outside the studio, Keith flexed his dancing and acting muscles in musicals such as Grease and Once Upon a Mattress.
It’s this well of experience that Keith draws from throughout his recreational and intensive classes at Abernethy Performing Arts Academy. Starting with creative-movement classes for youngsters, Keith instructs his students in the fundamentals of ballet and prepares them for its advanced techniques. In other beginner-oriented dance classes, he teaches the basic steps to styles such as jazz, hip-hop, Irish, and tap. Like his ballet classes, musical-theater courses run from beginner to advanced levels. Both give students opportunities to perform in productions such as an annual Halloween show and classical ballets.