IMAGO Group Courses

Group courses occur once a week for varying lengths of time, in 8-week, 6-week or 12- week duration. Class sizes will vary. As much as possible, classes will be grouped according to age and proficiency level. Tuition for group courses vary by discipline and course duration. Please refer to our Tuition and Fees page for more info.  Students in group courses have the option to showcase their new art work and dance performances at the IMAGO Fall and Spring Art Shows and Recitals. Art shows and recitals give students a goal to work toward, as well as the opportunity to share their progress with friends and family.

IMAGO will offer group courses for the following disciplines in Spring 2019:

Spring 2019 Music Group Courses Ages Instructor Course Duration Day Class Duration Time Start Date End Date
Hymn Singing 101 13-adult Lydia Beasley 6 weeks Wed 90-min 5pm-6:30pm 1/6/19 2/27/19
Basics of Music Theory and Ear Training 13-adult Lydia Beasley 6 weeks Wed 90-min 5pm-6:30pm 3/20/19 4/24/19

 

Spring 2019 Art Group Courses Ages Instructor Course Duration Day Class Duration Time Start Date End Date
Crochet 12-adult Gina Padilla 6 weeks Wed 90-min 10am-11:30am 1/23/19 2/27/19
Beginning Drawing for Adults 16-adult Dan McBain 6 weeks Wed 90-min 4:30pm-6pm 1/23/19 2/27/19
Art for Children 6-11 Mayra Cruz 6 weeks Wed 45-min 5pm-5:45pm 1/23/19 2/27/19
Art for Youth 12-17 Mayra Cruz 6 weeks Thurs 90-min 5:30pm-7pm 1/24/19 2/28/19
Watercolor Painting II** 11-adult Mark Oehlert 12 weeks Tues 90-min 5:30pm-7pm 3/5/19 5/28/19
Watercolor Painting I 11-adult Mark Oehlert 12 weeks Wed 90-min 5:30pm-7pm 3/6/19 5/29/19
Oil Painting 11-adult Mark Oehlert 12 weeks Thurs 90-min 5:30pm-7pm 3/7/19 5/30/19
Crochet 12-adult Gina Padilla 6 weeks Wed 90-min 10am-11:30am 4/10/19 5/15/19
Beginning Drawing for Adults 16-adult Dan McBain 6 weeks Wed 90-min 4:30pm-6pm 4/10/19 5/15/19
Art for Children 6-11 Mayra Cruz 6 weeks Wed 45-min 5pm-5:45pm 4/10/19 5/15/19
Art for Youth 12-17 Mayra Cruz 6 weeks Thurs 90-min 5:30pm-7pm 4/11/19 5/16/19

 

Spring 2019 Dance Group Classes Ages* Instructor Course Duration Day Class Duration Time Start Date End Date
Adult Ballet 30-seniors Kellie Prinzing 8 weeks Wed 60-min 10am-11:30am 4/10/19 5/29/19
Beginning Ballet 5-9 Kellie Prinzing 8 weeks Wed 45-min 5pm-5:45pm 4/10/19 5/29/19
Adult Stretch and Strength 18-40 Kellie Prinzing 8 weeks Wed 45-min 6pm-6:45pm 4/10/19 5/29/19

 

* IMAGO instructors can be flexible on age enrollment on a case by case basis
** Watercolor II is an extension of the Watercolor I course and is open to continuing students. Experienced new students can be considered on a case by case basis.
*** Courses have minimum enrollment to make which vary from 2-5 students. Please contact IMAGO coordinator for more info.
 
Group Course Descriptions
 
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    Adult Ballet (ages 30-seniors)

    This class is a slow-moving exercise class with movements inspired by basic ballet principals and positions. It is intended for those who are 30 or older; including seniors. Adult Ballet offers a safe and slow-paced form of exercise for those who would like to: exercise in a safe environment, increase flexibility, and increase balance.

    **Note: Please inform the instructor of any injuries or medical conditions that may hinder physical movement, PRIOR to the start of class.

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    Adult Stretch and Strength (ages 18-40)

    In this more challenging class, students will focus solely on flexibility, conditioning, and overall muscular strength. At the beginning of each class, students will be lead through a warmup, followed by a variety of individual stretches and strength building exercises. Offered to ages 18-40.

    **Note: Please inform the instructor of any injuries or medical conditions that may hinder physical movement, PRIOR to the start of class.

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    Art for Children (ages 6 - 11)

    This course focuses on building fundamental drawing skills supported by an introduction to basic art theory and an understanding of the art elements and principles of design. Students will partake in encouraging and structured art lessons geared towards the child artist. Great emphasis will also be placed on developing the student’s artistic eye, and references will be made to artists and artworks found in history as well in contemporary art and design. At the end of course, students will have an opportunity to present their art at the IMAGO recital and art show.

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    Art for Youth (ages 12 - 17)

    This course focuses on building fundamental drawing skills supported by an introduction to basic art theory and an understanding of the art elements and principles of design. Students will learn basic techniques such as gray scale and color shading, compositional skills and drawing methods such as pointillism, contour line and still life studies. Great emphasis will also be placed on developing the student’s artistic eye, and references will be made to artists and artworks found in history as well in contemporary art and design.

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    Basics of Music Theory & Ear Training (ages 13-adult)

    Open to novice and beginner students, this six-week course will include the basics of music theory, including identification of pitches on the staff and keyboard, key signatures, and major and minor scales. Students will also learn to hear and sing intervals and melodies using the movable do solfege system.

     

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    Beginning Ballet (ages 5 - 9)

    This class will focus on learning the basic arm and foot positions of ballet and executing basic ballet sequences across the floor. Beginning Ballet is intended for those boys and girls who have had little to no ballet training. Offered to ages 5-9.
     

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    Beginning Drawing for Adults (ages 16 - adult)

    Instruction not only includes careful explanation, but demonstration of how to do the drawings. Classes are kept small enough to get the one-on-one attention you need to be successful. Class focuses on right brain drawing techniques like upside-down drawing, mirrored image drawing, blind contour, and grid drawing. Great for beginners but will improve skills at all levels.

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    Crochet (ages 12 - adult)

    Students will learn the basic techniques of crocheting and how to read a pattern. Once they’ve learned these techniques and mastered them, the possibilities are endless!

    Beginners—Available projects to choose from are: Produce Market Bag, Apple Coaster, Fruit Bowl, Granny Square Pillow, Water Bottle Holder, Dish Cloths and Ducky.

    Advanced—For anyone who knows how to crochet, but who needs a little help with working a certain pattern or would like to learn to crochet Amigurumi Toys.

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    Hymn Singing 101(ages 13-adult)

    This six-week course offers music literacy for novice students who are not familiar with basics of music, and want to learn enough to be able to follow along with printed music in a traditional church service.

    Rather than an extensive music theory course, the instructor will teach exclusively using melodies from the Baptist Hymnal, helping students learn how to identify key signatures, find their starting pitches, and sight-sing melodies together during class.

     

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    Independent 2D Art Studio (ages 6-adult)

    The IMAGO Independent Art Studio is designed for students who have already taken a beginner’s art course in a 2-D drawing or painting medium or can demonstrate art skills in a 2-D art medium. Students who are self-motivated and who wish to create a body of work during this session are welcome to enroll. Those considering Independent Study should be aware that this course is offered as an opportunity for the student to focus on their art, with the guidance of the instructor to take their own work to a new level in both concept and technique. At the beginning of the semester the teacher and student will make objective goals to meet through the course of the semester. This course is also a great opportunity for students who need to prepare an art portfolio for presentation.

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    Oil Painting (ages 11 - adult)

    This course is for those folks who thought they would never consider picking up a paint brush to create something beautiful. With a belief that every person has a God-given ability to create, the instructor will teach students to develop individual painting skills and techniques to express themselves through creating art through the medium of oil paint. Students will learn about creativity, design, color, composition and value. By the end of the course, students will have the basic skills and techniques necessary to create oil paintings on their own.

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    Watercolor Painting (ages 11-adult)

    This course is for those folks who thought they would never consider picking up a paint brush to create something beautiful. With a belief that every person has a God-given ability to create, the instructor will teach students to develop individual painting skills and techniques to express themselves through creating art through the medium of watercolor paint. Students will learn about creativity, design, color, composition and value. By the end of the course, students will have the basic skills and techniques necessary to create watercolor paintings on their own.