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Last updated: 3/25/2017


Art & Craft

THE HOME DEPOT - 450 Route 9, Fishkill, NY

BEACON ART STUDIOS - 211 Fishkill Ave., Beacon, NY
Beacon Art Studios (in the old high school) has a rolling series of sewing classes throughout the school year, for both children and adults. Owner and teacher Eva Gronowitz teaches practical sewing skills while encouraging creativity. She also promotes responsible community care through upcycling and charity projects.
Regularly Scheduled Sewing Classes:

Family-Style Sewing, ages 5+ (kids and parents together!)
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Adult Sewing Classes, ages 15+
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Drop-In Sewing
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Knit, Slip and Beyond, with Kit Burke-Smith, all ages
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BEACON RECREATION CENTER - 23 West Center St., Beacon, NY
"Beacon Thursday Painters," an Art Class for Seniors
Age: Seniors
Day: Thursdays
 

COMPASS ARTS - 395 Main St., Beacon, NY
Graphic Novel Lab with Deb Lucke
Studio Art: Drawing Into Painting for Adults with Kathy Moss
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EAT, PAINT, LOVE STUDIO - 331 Main St., Beacon, NY
Check back soon!

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St., Beacon, NY

Coloring Books for Adults
Day: Tuesday, February 28, 2016
Time: 6-7:30pm    
Location: Howland Public Library, 313 Main St, Beacon, NY
Come to unwind, while expressing your creativity! Adult coloring books offer a variety of designs, often intricate, just waiting to get lost in. Both colored pencils and fine tipped markers will be available, along with a wide variety of coloring books to choose pages from. No registration is needed for this free program. 
 
KNOT TOO SHABBY - 155 Main St., Beacon, NY
Chalk Paint 101® - The Annie Sloan Method
CHALK PAINT 102
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KAIGHT BEACON - 512 Main Street in Beacon, NY
Shibori Workshop
Day: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

MORPHICISM GALLERY - 444 Main St., Beacon, NY
Adult Coloring Book workshops. Inquire at palefsky@highlands.com.

SALVATION ARMY - 372 Main St., Beacon, NY
Come & Paint!
Age: Seniors
Day: Thursday Painting for Seniors

RIVERWINDS GALLERY - 172 Main St., Beacon, NY

GARRISON ART CENTER - 23 Garrison's Landing, Garrison, NY

HUDSON VALLEY CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART - 1701 Main St., Peekskill, NY


Ballet/Dance

BALLET ARTS STUDIO - 107 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY
Ballet
Jazz
Tap
African Dance
Modern


BOOK READINGS

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY

BINNACLE BOOKS - 321 Main St, Beacon, NY
See what Binnacle has going on lately >


BUSINESS

BEAHIVE - 291 Main Street, Beacon, NY

A LITTLE BEACON SPACE129 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Details for how to host your workshop at A Little Beacon Space.

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Small Business A-Go-Go
A workshop series to assist small business owners. 

Expanding Your Business through Government Contracts/Global Exports
Day: Thursday, April 13, 2017
Time: TBA


Cooking

BEACON PANTRY - 382 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Knife Skills
Day: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time: 7pm
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Spring Brunch with Maureen Luchejko
Day: Sunday, April 2, 2017
Time: 10am
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Date Night in Italy with Maureen Luchejko
Day: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: 6:30pm
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HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY


Dancing

WEED ORCHARDS & WINERY- 43 Mount Zion Road, Marlboro, NY
Known for line dancing events.

CCE - 464 Main St., Beacon, NY
Several dance classes are available, in Hula Hooping, Tango, Salsa, Latin Dance Series,
Day/Time: Classes vary, please check schedule


FINANCIAL

A LITTLE BEACON SPACE129 Main Street, Beacon, NY


FITNESS

A LITTLE BEACON SPACE - 129 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Drop 'N Give Me 20!


Gardening/Flowers/Plants

RAVEN ROSE - 474 Main St, Beacon, NY

Spring Wreath Workshop
Day: Wednesday, April 12, 207
Time: 6:30-8pm
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Flower Arranging Workshop
Day: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time: 6:30-8pm
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Glasswork

HUDSON BEACH GLASS - 162 Main Street, 2nd Fl, Beacon, NY


HEALTH/WELLNESS

BEACON PARKS & RECREATION
Pickleball Clinic -
South Avenue Tennis Court, Beacon, NY
Combines the elements of Tennis, Badminton, and Ping Pong.  No experience required. 

SACRED SPACE - 436 Main Street, Beacon, N
Journey Dance with Nicole Porto


Kickboxing

BEACON KARATE - 298 Main Street
Inner Strength Karate (1hr class)
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Language

FISHKILL RECREATION CENTER - 793 Route 52, Fishkill, NY
Arabic
Mondays
Conversational Spanish (Beginners) 
Thursdays
Intermediate Spanish
Tuesdays


Martial Arts

EVOLUTION GRAPPLING ACADEMY - 395 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Women's Fight Camp
Self-Defense Combat Grappling

UNITED MARTIAL ARTS CENTERS  - 1054 Main Street, Fishkill, NY
Family Martial Arts

MARC SABIN - 23 West Center St, Beacon, NY
Tai Chi & Qigong
Day: Sundays (drop-in)
Time: 9-10:30am (beginner), 10:30-12pm (Advanced)


Meditation

BEBHAKTI YOGA CENTER - 89 Dewindt Street, Beacon, NY
Bhakti Breathe
Monday nights, Tuesday & Thursday mornings

SACRED SPACE - 436 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Edgar Cayce Meditation Group
Details for most meet ups at Sacred Space are here >

SHAMBALA YOGA CENTER - 4 South Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY
Spiritual Law Part 1
Day: Friday, March 24, 2017
Time: 7:30-10pm

TWO TREES YOGA AT SACRED SPACE - 436 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Sunday Sun Salutations & Meditation


Music

COMPASS ARTS - 395 Main St, Beacon, NY
Percussion Ensemble for Adults


Nature & Outdoors

SCENIC HUDSON

STONY KILL  - 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590


Parenting

WADDLE n SWADDLE - 484 Main Street, Beacon, NY
CPR & First Aid For Children

Breastfeeding Essentials
Day: Friday, March 24, 2017
Time: 6-8pm

Nursing Circles
Wednesdays, 1-2pm


Pilates

BALLET ARTS STUDIO - 107 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY
Pilates & Core Strengthening
Mondays

BEACON PILATES - 181 Main Street, 2nd Fl, Beacon, NY
Classes and Times vary. Please see Classes for details.


Piloxing (Pilates & Boxing)

FISHKILL RECREATION - 793 Route 52, Fishkill, NY
Thursdays, 7pm to 8pm


Pre-Natal

BEBHAKTI YOGA CENTER - 89 Dewindt Street, Beacon, NY
5-week series beginning March 17, 2017

WADDLE n SWADDLE - 484 Main Street, Beacon, NY

4th Trimester Essentials (for the 12 week postpartum period)
Day: Thursday, May 11, 2017 Time: 6-9pm

Breastfeeding Essentials
Day: Friday, March 24, 2017 Time: 6:00-8:00 pm

Pregnancy Circle
Day:
3rd Saturday Time: 11am-12:30pm

Pre-Natal Yoga
Day: Mondays Time: 6-7pm


ROWING/SAILING

CORTLAND COMMUNITY ROWING - 3 Memorial Dr, Croton-on-Hudson (by Croton train station)
Indoor and Outdoor Rowing - Seaplane 500
Day: Check back soon! Time: 3pm

Info Meeting and Registration
Day: Check back soon! Time: 10am

Open House Practice
Day: Check back soon! Time: 5pm

BEACON SLOOP CLUB - Long Dock Park, Beacon, NY
Learn The Basics of Sailing
Day: Wednesdays (April 12 to May 31st) Time: 7-9pm


SEWING

BEETLE & FRED171 Main St, Beacon, NY
Absolute Beginners Sewing
Day: Check back soon!
Time: 6-9pm

Sewing School 101 (4 sessions)
Day: Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 2017 Time: 6-9pm
Day: Fridays, March 31, April 7, 21, 28, 2017 Time: 9-12pm

Quilting 101 (4 sessions)
Day: Saturday, February 4, 11, 18 & March 18, 2017 Time: 9-12pm
Day: Wednesday, March 29, April 4, 19, 26, 2017 Time: 6-9pm

Stowe Bag (2 sessions)
Day: Check back soon!
Time: 9-12pm

241 Tote (2 sessions)
Day: Saturday, March 25 & April 1, 2017
Time: 9-12pm

Aster Blouse (3 sessions)
Day: Check back soon!
Time: 1-3pm 


Support Group

See also our Ongoing Events Guide for weekly meet ups & more! 

SACRED SPACE - 436 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Mid-Hudson Valley Infertility Support Group
This free support group meets monthly and is open to women struggling with infertility. RSVP to midhudsoninfertility@gmail.com before attending for the first time.


Swimming

ALL SPORT HEALTH & FITNESS - 17 Old Main Street, Fishkill, NY
Swimming classes available as Private and Group. Registration fills up fast.
Also includes group water exersize classes.


Tai Chi

BEACON RECREATION CENTER - 23 West Center Street, Beacon, NY
Intro to Tai Chi
Sundays, 9:00-10:30am


Yoga

ALL SPORT HEALTH & FITNESS - 17 Old Main St, Fishkill, NY
Classes ongoing.

BEACON YOGA STUDIO - 464 Main Street, Beacon, NY

BEBHAKTI YOGA CENTER - 89 Dewindt Street, Beacon, NY
BeBhakti also offers kids yoga classes, which are listed in A Little Beacon Blogs Kids Classes Guide.

Kirtan
Day: Saturday, March 25, 2017 Time: 7-9pm

Bhakti Breathe
Bhakti Flow
Bhakti Align & Flow
Bhakti Gentle
Bhakti Donation (Pay what you want!)
Bhakti Basics
Bhakti Restorative
Bhakti Play
Bhakti Bump
Bhakti Mama (for moms with infants)

Information on All Classes >

See A Little Beacon Blog's Kids Classes Guide for Kids Yoga from beBhakti.

ELEVATE YOGA & BARRE STUDIO - 1820 New Hackensack Suite 3, Wappiners Falls, NY

FIREFLY YOGA STUDIO - 1004 Main Street, Fishkill, NY

RESONATE HEART YOGA
Come-As-You-Are Yoga w/ Amy Soucy
@Beahive, 291 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Thursdays, 7:30-8:45pm

SHAMBALA YOGA CENTER - 4 South Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY
Postpartum Workshop with Moonsway Birth & Baby and Homeopath Rebekah Azzarelli
Day: Sunday, March 5, 2017
Time: 12:30-2:30pm


TWO TREES YOGA AT SACRED SPACE
436 Main St, Beacon, NY
www.twotreesyogastudio.com   Facebook   Instagram
Two Trees Yoga serves a physically, generationally, economically, culturally, and racially diverse community by providing Kripalu-style yoga classes that build self-awareness and self-acceptance.

Two Trees Yoga works with anyone who is living with movement limitations, body and joint stiffness, physical disabilities, and chronic illness, pain and fatigue. We offer gentle yoga classes every day that we're open, so you can maintain a regular practice that meets your needs. 

If you've tried other yoga classes and they weren't for you, try Two Trees Yoga. 

GENTLE YOGA, Gentle Level
Gentle Yoga offers a slower-paced, supportive, and relaxing yoga practice that will challenge you in safe ways. This class will include breathing techniques, gentle stretching, conscious movement, and relaxation. Gentle Yoga classes are appropriate for those with movement limitations, body and joint stiffness, physical disabilities, and chronic illness, pain and fatigue. Please check in with the teacher before class to discuss your particular needs.


KRIPALU BASICS, Beginner Level
Each Basics class will begin with breathing exercises (pranayama), a warm-up and a series of postures (asana) aimed to strengthen and stretch the body. We will focus on alignment and breathing cues, and explore how the physical and mental work of yoga connect. The transitions between poses will be slow and gentle.

SUN SALUTATIONS & MEDITATION, Intermediate Level
This Ashtanga-inspired class includes an active warm-up, 20-30 minutes of sun salutations, a gentle cool down including stretching, and ends with 10 minutes of seated meditation. This practice is designed to be a moving meditation that will help students develop self-awareness and self-acceptance.

HATHA YOGA, Beginner Level
Our Hatha Yoga classes focus on breath and alignment as students move through postures (asanas) and safely explore the edges of their physical and emotional strength. Classes will begin with breath techniques and end with gentle stretching and meditation.


YIN YOGA, Gentle Level
In Yin Yoga we will dive into sensation with loving awareness and, hopefully, excitement. We will focus on breath while we sustain postures with the intention of exploring subtle movements and moments. Students will pace themselves to move exactly as their bodies need, while also exploring the edge where ease and effort meet.


RESTORATIVE YOGA, Gentle Level
Restorative Yoga uses blankets, pillows and props to support your physical body, allowing for ultimate release, relaxation, and restoration. The teacher will offer guided meditations, soothing music, and essential oils to sweeten the experience. Students may bring warm layers, socks, and an eye pillow or eye mask. 

MORNING SADHANA, Intermediate Level
This class will guide you in awakening to your own rhythms, and help you start your day with grace, flexibility and grounding. Breathe, stretch, strengthen, and calm the mind--all before 8am!


WADDLE n SWADDLE - 484 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Pre-Natal Yoga

 


Zumba

FISHKILL RECREATION - 793 Route 52, Fishkill, NY
Tuesdays, 7 to 8 pm

HYDE PARK ROLLER MAGIC - 4178 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY

TATANISHA POWELL - The Veterans Memorial Building, 413 Main St, Beacon

YANARELLA DANCE - 312 Main Street, Beacon, NY