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SUPPORTING SPONSORS
Thank you to our Supporting Sponsor businesses of this Classes Guide!
Firefly Yoga: See their schedule below in the “Yoga” section for special workshops like their upcoming Partner Workshop Sunday April 28, 2019.

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Last Updated: 4/22/2019

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Yoga

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FIREFLY YOGA & JUICE BAR
992 Main St, Fishkill, NY
(845) 896-2840
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Firefly Yoga has been in Fishkill for a number of years, building a happy following of yogis (both casual and devotees) and is the only Baptiste Affiliate Studio in the Hudson Valley. But possibly more important is the Juice Bar with Smoothies and Cleanses and amazing atmosphere! You can place an order for a smoothie before class and it will be ready for you once class is done.

In addition to Power Vinyasa Yoga, at Firefly you can also take Gentle Yoga, VinYin Yoga, Deep Stretch, Yoga Sculpt, Lightning Bugs for Kids, and Mommy & Me yoga. Firefly Yoga has two studios. Studio A is the larger studio where all the heated classes happen and Studio B for the non-heated classes.

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People come to Firefly from Beacon, Newburgh, Cold Spring, Poughkeepsie, even Carmel. Empowerment, support, and community is HUGE at Firefly and wants to leave people feeling even better about themselves and open to new possibility. Firefly uses MindBody for convenient scheduling. View class schedule at https://www.fireflyfishkill.com or on the MindBody app.

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SPECIAL Announcements

Partner Yoga With Irene
Day
: Sunday, April 28, 2019
Time: 1-3pm
With Irene Auma From Peace within Prison Yoga Project Kenya, you will learn how to deepen your yoga poses and connect with others. Partner Yoga invites openness, patience, communication, trust and balance into your yoga practice and relationships. You and your partner will help each other to relax physical, mental, and emotional tensions. No previous yoga experience or partner is necessary; bring a friend, a loved one, a sibling, a neighbor, or yourself.
Sign up here or visit www.fireflyfishkill.com.

POWER VINYASA
Power Vinyasa is an all level movement based yoga class heated at 90-95 degrees. Power Vinyasa classes offered at Firefly are all Baptiste Yoga, Journey into Power asana sequence inspired classes.

GENTLE YOGA
Gentle yoga is a slow movement and stretch based class. This is a great class for older students as well as new students with limited strength or flexibility.

DEEP STRETCH
Deep Stretch is a restorative and gentle yin fusion class unique to Firefly Yoga studio. In a warm room, we create space for physical stillness and release.

POWER BEATS
This is a Baptiste Power Vinyasa yoga class taught with a great vibe to fun music! Power Beats is an all level class offering music as a tool to energize your practice the moment you step on your mat!

YOD (Yoga of the Day / Your Own Determination)
YOD is designed to hit every aspect of your physical fitness. It incorporates strength, flexibility, balance, speed, power, endurance, agility, coordination and anything else that a yogi wants or needs in their life.

YOGA SCULPT
Yoga Sculpt is a power vinyasa class with weights and cardio movements.

VIN YIN
Vin Yin will begin with a warming, powerful, high-energy practice.

KIDS YOGA
Lightning Bugs Kids Yoga, is an opportunity for kids to explore, create, play and move in a none competitive environment. The class is focused on self expression and community. Ages 4-10

MOMMY & ME YOGA
Available on Friday mornings for Moms and their babies.


Acting/Performing Arts

BEACON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER - 327B Main St, Beacon, NY


Art & Craft

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
Studio Art: Drawing Into Painting for Adults
Day
: Wednesdays, January 9-February 27, 2019
Time: 11am-1pm

CREATESPACE BEACON - 145 Main St, Beacon, NY
Dot Mandala Meditation with Meredith
Day
: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Time: 1pm

HOWLAND CULTURAL CENTER - 477 Main St, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St., Beacon, NY
Coloring Books for Adults
Day: Check back soon!
Time: 6-7:30pm
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. 

KAIGHT BEACON - 512 Main Street in Beacon, NY
Has workshops periodically...

KNOT TOO SHABBY - 155 Main St., Beacon, NY

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

LOOPY MANGO - 500 Main St, Beacon, NY

TEXTILE LAB - 146 Main St, Beacon, NY

WARES - 2 Tioronda Ave, Beacon, NY

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

HUDSON VALLEY MOCA - 1701 Main St., Peekskill, NY


BOOK READINGS

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Day Time Book Club
Day
: Second Tuesday each month
Time: 1:30pm
No registration is required and new members are always welcome.

BINNACLE BOOKS - 321 Main St, Beacon, NY


BUSINESS

BEAHIVE - 291 Main Street, Beacon, NY

THE CINEHUB, LLC - 20 W Main St, Suite 4, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY


Cooking

BEACON PANTRY - 382 Main Street, Beacon, NY

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

OLIVE U - 896 Main St, Fishkill, NY


Dancing

BALLET ARTS STUDIO - 107 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY

Adult Beginning Tap
Day
: Mondays
Time: 7:30-8:30pm

Adult Beginning Ballet
Day:
Wednesdays
Time: 7:30-8:45pm

Adult Low Intermediate Ballet
Day:
Tuesdays
Time: 7:30-8:45pm

Adult Low Intermediate Tap Class
Day:
Tuesdays
Time: 9:30-10:30am

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

ASCEND STUDIO - 75 Main Street, Cold Spring NY


Defensive Driving

Antalek & Moore Insurance

340 Main St, Beacon, NY
845-245-6292

Defensive Driving Course
Day
: Check back soon!
Time: 8:30am to 3pm
Join Susan Pagones as she guides you through a Defensive Driving class. You want to lower your auto insurance, right? Taking this class is one way to do it. And makes you safer. A win-win.
Click to register >


FINANCIAL

A LITTLE BEACON SPACE - 291 Main Street, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY


Gardening/Flowers/Plants

RAVEN ROSE - 474 Main St, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY

ONE NATURE GARDEN CENTER - 321 Main St, Beacon, NY

Got a tip for an upcoming class? Let us know!


Glasswork

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


HEALTH/WELLNESS/Support Group

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

Embracing Change Together: A Group for Women 50+
Days
: Thursdays
Time: 7-8:30pm
Location: Email Karen Lippitt karenlippitt@beacontherapist.com
Lead by therapist Karen Lippitt, LCSW, the focus is on group members expanding their capacity for emotional intimacy and their ability to share and listen to others in a safe and supportive environment. The group is open to women of all sexual orientations and gender/sex experiences. The group is a process-oriented group with open discussion. The cost is sliding fee $38-$60.
Information >

BEBHAKTI YOGA - 89 DeWindt St, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY

BEACON OF LIGHT WELLNESS CENTER - 4 South Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY

BEACON YOGA CENTER - 464 Main St, Beacon, NY

BEACON RECREATION CENTER - 23 West Center Street, Beacon NY

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.


Language

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY

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

Meditation

BEBHAKTI YOGA CENTER - 89 Dewindt Street, Beacon, NY
Mudras Towards Meditation
Day
: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Time: 1-3pm

CREATESPACE BEACON - 145 Main St, Beacon, NY
Dot Mandala Meditation with Meredith
Day
: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Time: 1pm

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

HOWLAND CULTURAL CENTER - 477 Main St, Beacon, NY

KAGYU THUBTEN CHOLING - 245 Sheafe Rd in Wappingers Falls


Music

BEACON MUSIC FACTORY - 333 Fishkill Avenue
Songwriting Workshop (8 Weeks)
Day
: Beginning Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 7pm

BEACON CHAMBER MUSIC - 4 Academy St, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY

BEACON YOGA CENTER - 464 Main St, Beacon, NY
Shamanic Drum Making Workshop with Mia Luz
Day
: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Time: 1:30-7:30pm


Nature & Outdoors

SCENIC HUDSON

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


Parenting


Photography

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY

RIVERWINDS GALLERY - 172 Main St, Beacon, NY
iPhoneography Workshop w/ Mary Ann Glass
Day
: Check back soon!
Time: 10am-12pm


Pre-Natal

BEBHAKTI YOGA CENTER - 89 Dewindt Street, Beacon, NY

BEACON YOGA CENTER - 464 Main St, Beacon, NY


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

BEACON SLOOP CLUB - Long Dock Park, Beacon, NY
Learn The Basics of Sailing (8 sessions)
Day: See below
Time: 7-9pm
Learn the basics of sailing in a classroom situation and potentially become a member of the crew on the “Woody Guthrie”, historic wooden replica of a gaff-rigged Hudson River Sloop, when she is re-launced.  Class meets once a week on Wednesday evenings, beginning April 11th and finishing on May 30th. Please reserve  space in advance contact Jim Birmingham at (201) 259-9634 or email jbirmingham@hvc.rr.com. All classes will be held at the Beacon Sloop Club, a wooden shingled building at the river’s edge across from the Beacon train station.
Apr. 11   Introduction                        
Apr. 18  Upwind Sailing                                         
Apr. 25 Downwind Sailing                                 
May 2   Anchoring, Mooring and Docking          
May 9   Rules of the Road,  Aids to Navigation and Charts   
May 16  Safety and Emergency                            
May 23 Weather, Tides and Currents                     
May 30 Overall Review     


SEWING

BEETLE & FRED171 Main St, Beacon, 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!)
Information >
Adult Sewing Classes, ages 15+
Information >
Drop-In Sewing
Information >
Knit, Slip and Beyond, with Kit Burke-Smith, all ages
Information >


Skiing & Snowboarding

Learn to Ski or Snowboard at Thunder Ridge
Days
: Check back soon!
Location: Thunder Ridge Ski Area, 2319, 137 Birch Hill Rd, Patterson, NY
Thunder Ridge has partnered with Beacon Recreation to offer Beacon residents six deeply discounted ski or snowboard classes. Lessons are for skiers and snowboarders, ages 6 to 600 (first grade and up).
Sign Up


Skill/Trade

The CINEHUB, LLC - 20 W Main St, Suite 4, Beacon, NY


Tai Chi

BEACON RECREATION CENTER - 23 West Center St, Beacon, NY
Beginners Tai Chi with Marc Sabin
Day
: Wednesdays
Time: 7-8pm

Intermediate & Push Hands Class with Marc Sabin
Day
: Wednesdays, Sundays
Time: 8-10pm (Weds), 10:30am-12pm (Sun)


Writing

BEAHIVE - 291 Main St, Beacon, NY

BRAINLINGO: Writing The Voice of The Body (4 classes)
Day
: Every Saturday April 2019
Time: 10am-2pm
$100 Pre-Register for Complete 4 Workshops / $35 Dollars Per Individual Workshop
Information >

HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - 313 Main St, Beacon, NY

HOWLAND CULTURAL CENTER - 477 Main St, Beacon, NY

DONNA MINKOWITZ - email Minkowitz46@Gmail.com for location
8-Week Memoir Workshop
Days: Check back soon!
Time: 7-9pm


Yoga

*For local Yoga Studios, visit our Fitness Directory

BEBHAKTI YOGA - 89 DeWindt St, Beacon, NY

Embodying Yoga Philosophy with Jacob Friedman
Day
: Sunday, April 28, 2019
Time: 1-3pm

BEACON OF LIGHT WELLNESS CENTER - 4 South Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY

BEACON YOGA CENTER - 464 Main St, Beacon, NY

Katonah Yoga in Beacon with senior teacher Ivy Ray
Day
: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Time: 1-3pm
Information >