July 2016 - Rockfish Valley Community Center



July 2016 - Rockfish Valley Community Center
July 2016
From Executive Director Stu Mills:
There is SO much going on here in July!
By the time you read this, the SK8 Nelson Festival will be only a day or two
away. I really hope you don’t miss the amazing MinPin SK8 jam and the
competitions, much less the music, the food & the drinks. It was such a
terrific party last year, and this year promises to be even bigger. Huge
thanks to Devils Backbone for being our Premier Sponsor for the event,
which will also include the dedication of a memorial plaque on the ramp
for dear friend Daniel “MinPin” Rasnake, who we lost last winter.
But don’t put away your calendars just yet…
Mark down Saturday, July 23 for sure – that’s the Central Virginia Blues Society’s “Blues Festival” with an all-star lineup from 4 – 10 PM. A perfect way to spend a sultry Saturday evening
under the stars!
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SK8 Nelson, Pancake
Breakfast, Relay for
Life Color Run
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Friends of Nelson
events, CVBS Blues
Fest, No Plaid Required
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Beach Blast!, Red
Cross Blood Drive,
Calling All Quilts
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Jazz & Blues for the
Pavilion, Gallery
Then save the date on Tuesday, July 26th – as we partner with the Wintergreen Performing Arts News, Treasure Chest
Summer Music Festival folks to host “No Plaid Required,” an evening of bagpipe & drum music Sales
featuring Albemarle Pipes & Drums. A highland fling served with a side of single malt, thanks
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to sponsor Virginia Distillery! Admission is free (donations to support WPA & RVCC gratefully
accepted), and there’ll be a cash bar to quench your thirst.
And then on July 30th, finish out your month at the Rock with our first “Beach Blast” – a wild
day of partying and celebrating the Rock and the Nelson County Community Fund, which helps
to fund so many non-profits in the County. Read about it more inside, and come take a shot
at dunking Yours Truly in the “dunk tank” if you think you have the arm…I kinda doubt there’s
anyone man (or woman) enough to get me wet…
Thanks so much for your support, guys & gals!
Classes, Events &
 Volunteer for a workday,
volunteer for a Super
Saturday event, take a
class—be a regular at
The Rock!
 Donate to a Fundraising
Campaign—be here in
spirit even when you
can’t be here in person.
 Become a Member—and
let your voice be heard.
Moved to Saturday, July 9: Pancake Breakfast
Join us for our community Pancake Breakfast—buttermilk pancakes, real
blueberry pancakes, bacon, sausage, grits, scrambled eggs, OJ and good
company. Then go find a great deal at the Treasure Chest! Breakfast is
served from 8:30am-10:30am, and the Treasure Chest opens at 9am.
The Pancake Breakfast is a wonderful community event, made even more
wonderful by the fact that it is run entirely be volunteers. We always need
an extra pair of hands—if you can help, please contact us!
 Spread the Word—
networking brings people together. If you like
what we’re doing here,
tell someone about it.
 Give Us Feedback—
whether it’s praise, a
suggestion, or a complaint, we want to know.
Help us shape a better
community for you.
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Saturday, July 2: 2nd Annual SK8 Nelson Festival
Late in 2014, our insurance company handed us a hard choice: either get rid of the skate
park, or lose your insurance. After months of searching, we were able to find an insurance
provider that would cover the skate park--to the tune of an additional $4000 per year. As it
is Nelson County's only skate park, we feel it is worth keeping--but we need help to shoulder this staggering increase in our insurance premium. And so was born the SK8 Nelson
Devils Backbone Brewing Company presents the 2nd Annual SK8 Nelson
Featuring the MinPin Memorial Skate Jam—Games of Skate—Best Trick Contest
4:00—9:00pm, just $5/carload
Live Music by
Shagwuf—Orme Storm—John Howard—Evil Eye
Food and beverages by
Devils Backbone—Cardinal Point Winery—Trager Brothers Coffee—Blue Toad
Digital Relab LLC
Claudia Gibson Catering
Susan Gorman:
Derby Vixen
Sallie Justice:
Life Coaching
David Lipscomb:
Virginia Rock Shop
K Robins Designs:
Symbolic Jewelry
Nancy Lauler Art Studio
Sponsored by:
Freestyle—Action For All—Blue Ridge Life—Upper Level Screen Printing
Chris Lowthert
New Health Consultant
Skate Jam Sessions begin at 4pm, Game of Skate and Best Trick Contest 6—8pm
Live Music begins at 5pm
Rockfish River Gallery
Can’t come to the event?
Click Here to make a tax-deductible donation to SK8 Nelson!
Karen Walker-Cooke
Core Fitness Synergy
Trager Brothers Coffee
Tammy Huffman:
Full Circle Salon
Elizabeth Martin:
Zero Balancing
Skate pics by Duane Brown
Huge Thanks to the Sponsors of the 2nd Annual SK8 Nelson Festival!
Stephanie Murray:
Ula Tortilla
Colin Winter
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Sat., 7/9: Nelson County Relay for Life 5k Color Fun Run/Walk
The Nelson “We Are Family” Relay Team will host a 5k Color Fun Run/Walk at
RVCC on Saturday, May 21. The Fun Run/Walk will follow the Mallory Creek
Walking Trail and the RVCC grounds. This event is a fundraiser for the Nelson County Relay For Life. The fun run/walk will not be timed. This is an
event to enjoy with your friends, family, team, group, a time to share laughs,
smiles, and stay on a path of getting healthy while helping those fighting
cancer to be able to celebrate more birthdays! At each color station along
the way, you will get showered in color! The color is FDA approved, biodegradable, and eco-friendly,
safe for children and adults. Please note: Color does wash out of MOST fabrics. NO Pets allowed.
Sign-ins begin at 7:30am, and the Fun Run/Walk begins at 8:30am. Entry fee: $35 for 18 & over / $30
for under 18. Awards will be given for: Best dressed female over 18, Best dressed male over 18, Best
dressed female under 18, Best dressed male under 18, and Best dressed group.
For more information, contact Amanda Mays at [email protected] or 434-238-6743, or
Heather Ramsey at 434-987-1529.
Click here
to learn
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July 16 and 17: Friends of Nelson Volunteer Training
Workshop and Public Meeting
Saturday, July 16: Training for Water Monitoring Project
10:00 am—4:00 pm, In the Rockfish Lounge. The West Virginia-Virginia Water Quality Monitoring Program is a program developed by Trout Unlimited, that is being implemented by Trout Unlimited and the West Virginia Rivers Coalition to train volunteers
to monitor coldwater streams for impacts from shale gas and pipeline-related development and other sources of nonpoint pollution. FON has partnered with TU and WVRC to organize this training session. Volunteers must commit to long term monthly water testing, and to weekly testing at assigned sites if construction of the ACP should begin. After construction, testing may remain weekly or become monthly again depending on the specific needs of each testing location.
Volunteers need to register with Jacob Lemon (Eastern Shale Gas Monitoring Coordinator), via phone 814-779-3965 or
email [email protected] Include: first and last name, mailing address, phone number, and email address.
Sunday, July 17: Friends of Nelson Public Information Meeting
7:00—9:00 pm, in the RVCC Auditorium. Guest speaker: Laurie Arnison of POWHR-Protect Our Water Heritage and Rights.
POWHR is an umbrella organization for groups of activists from counties primarily but not exclusively along the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline corridor. Laurie will be giving us an overview of MVP opposition, strategy and updates. We’ll also have the
latest on ACP opposition efforts and info about surveys, submissions, initiatives and important future events.
For more information, visit www.friendsofnelson.com.
Sat., July 23: Central Virginia Blues Society Blues Festival
4—10pm, at the Blue Mountain Pavilion at RVCC. The Central Virginia Blues Society is pleased to
announce we have scheduled our first ever CVBS Blues Festival on July 23rd. Admission is $10 ($5
for CVBS members) and advance tickets can be purchased at www.centralvablues.org.
The event will be headlined by the Dave Chappell Band out of the DC area. Dave Chappell is an extraordinarily talented blues, jazz and country guitarist who has received no less than eight Washington Area Music Awards, including "Roots Rock Instrumentalist" 10 years in a row, and "Musician Of
The Year" thrice. He is an Emeritus Honoree for "Roots Rock Instrumentalist".
Five top-notch local bands will also perform: The Jon Spear Band, Kiz Carter & Juke Jackson, Parker
& Gray, Bluzonia, and Someday.
In addition to terrific live music, the Blues Fest will feature a wide variety of good food, tasty beverage delights, workshops, and other activities.
If you are a potential sponsor or vendor for the Fest, we hope to hear from you soon! We are now
accepting applications from sponsors and vendors. This will be a great opportunity to get your brand and products out in front
of hundreds of blues lovers. Visit www.centralvablues.org for vendor info. If you need more information or have questions,
please email [email protected]
Tuesday, July 26: No Plaid Required!
Wintergreen Performing Arts presents No Plaid Required:
An Evening of Bagpipe Music
7:00pm, at the Blue Mountain Pavilion at RVCC. Free—donations encouraged.
Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner, and enjoy the festive sounds of Albemarle Pipes and Drums, a
traditional Scottish and British Isles-style pipe and drum corps from Charlottesville, Virginia.
We’ll be taking donations to be shared between WPA’s educational initiatives and RVCC’s community work. And, of course, we’ll
have libations by Virginia Distillery Company, so we can all be Scottish for a day. Sláinte!
No Plaid Required is part of “Expect the Unexpected,” Wintergreen Performing Arts’ Summer Music Festival. For more information
about WPA’s summer events, visit www.wintergreenperformingarts.org.
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Saturday, July 30: Beach Blast!
—A joint fundraiser for the Nelson County Community Fund and RVCC!
The event will showcase area nonprofits funded by NCCF.
Music by
Charlottesville’s party powerhouse is coming to our
neighborhood and they want you to boogie!
Blue Mountain Brewery—Veritas Winery—Claudia Gibson Catering—Blue Toad Hard Cider
Plus—fun for the whole family!
Turn the kids loose on the playground or start a pickup game of basketball, soccer, or kickball.
Take a shot at the Dunk Tank, and try to dunk Nelson County High School principal Todd Weidow, his assistant Janelle Stinnett, or Nelson County Middle School Principal Roger Dunnick!
Face Painting, games, and more!
4—9pm, $10/adult, $5/ages 11—18, kids under 11 get in free!
For more info about the Nelson County Community Fund, visit
Saturday, August 6: Red Cross Blood Drive
Just one donation can help save the lives of up to three people...please sign up
to donate today! It only takes a few minutes of your time to donate. The Red
Cross is supplying the Martha Jefferson Hospital, and needs to collect at least 25
units at this drive. For more information about the donation process, or to sign
up to donate, visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
Remember to drink plenty of water, replenish at the Pancake Breakfast, and
bring a photo ID! Please note that if you need to donate at a particular time, you
must sign up in advance.
Ready for some fun? The American Red Cross and Cedar Fair theme parks are teaming up this summer to thank our donors for helping save lives! For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org/cedarfair.
Saturday, August 6, 9:00am-1:00pm—On the Bloodmobile!
Calling All Quilts!
Calling All Quilters! 3rd Annual Quilt exhibit coming Sept.—Nov. 2016
The RVCC Art Committee is planning another Quilt show for the fall. We are looking for quilts no larger than double bed size. In
addition, art quilts, needlework art, & other fiber art creations may be submitted. You do not have to be an
experienced quilter to exhibit. Due to the difficulty of installation, the quilts must be available September
through November. (Smaller quilts & fiber art will be hung on the bottom half until November 1.)
If you have a quilt you’d like to exhibit, please contact Sue Chase at [email protected] or Cathy Kiehl at
[email protected]
For more information about contributing a quilt for this exhibit, please go to the RVCC website for details and entry form. You can
also pick up the information in the RVCC entryway or in The Treasure Chest.
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Sat., September 17: 2nd Annual Jazz & Blues Festival
5—9pm, At the Blue Mountain Pavilion at RVCC
Join us for a celebration of Jazz & Blues music as we raise funds for the next phase of the Blue
Mountain Pavilion Project!
Food and brews by Blue Mountain Brewery—Live music by The Jon Spear Band, the Carol McAvoy
Project, Willie DE, and the Randy Johnston Trio.
More info coming soon!
News from the Rockfish River Gallery
Come and see all the changes and additions at the Rockfish River Gallery! The expansion is about 90%
complete: soon the extended gallery will be complete, with increased display areas for crafts and artwork.
New Art: The Gallery has added more artists and artisans’ work, including a new selection of oil paintings.
Look for a “Quilt Art” exhibit in mid-July, featuring quilts but small enough to frame.
New Books: Three children’s books are now available at the Gallery, as well as the newly-released “For the
Love of the Land.” This is the well written and very well-researched book about the history and rise of the
Wintergreen Community. This book covers much of Nelson County’s history, from the time of Jefferson to
the present. 100% of the proceeds for the sale of “For the Love of the Land” go to the Nature Foundation
of Wintergreen, the folks who spearheaded the project.
New Music: The Gallery seeks CDs by musicians and bands from Nelson County (and contiguous counties).
If you have produced a CD and would like to showcase and sell your work at the Gallery, please contact
First Saturdays! The Gallery will offer a $75.00 gift certificate on July 2nd to the 10th customer to purchase an item, and will continue the offer on every First Saturday.
The Rockfish River Gallery is open Wednesdays—Saturdays 10am—4pm, and Sundays 12—4pm.
For more info, visit www.rockfishrivergallery.com.
Treasure Chest Hours
Treasure Chest News
EVERY DAY is Bag Day!
The Treasure Chest Thrift Store is bursting at the seams, and that means big savings for our customers! For a limited time, the Saturday Bag Sale is now EVERY
DAY. Fill a bag of regularly-priced clothing, belts, shoes, purses and scarves for
just $10.00! And if that's not enough to get you in the store…
The First Saturday is Boutique Bag Day!
Volunteers & Donations always
Our First Saturday Bag Day now features 20% off all specially priced clothing in addition to the
normal Bag Day Sale!
Don’t forget—the Treasure Chest accepts consignment furniture!
For consignment terms and more information, please visit the Treasure Chest page on our website, or stop in and visit with us to find out how consignments work.
Bag Sale!
Fill Two Bags For Just
50% Off
We are in need of some extra help at the Treasure Chest. If you can spare a few hours here and
there to help us handle the amazing donations that are coming in every day, we’ll give you 25%
off any purchase! Help is needed Tuesday through Saturday—please contact Kat Walsh at 434361-0103 if you can help.
Stemware, Glassware,
& Silver Plate
(Front of Store)
blackboard Specials!
Buy One Book,
Get Two Free!
Check the board on your
way into the store for new
RVCC members get 10% off every day at the Treasure Chest!
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Michelle Burkett, LMT, Joins the New Health Consultant Studio
The Rockfish Valley Community Center welcomes Energy Therapist Michelle Burkett, LMT. Michelle has joined the New
Health Consultant Studio and is now accepting clients.
Energy Therapy
The goal of this unique way of approaching therapeutic bodywork is to quiet the mind, heal the soul, and refresh the
spirit. It allows you to simply be, so that your journey becomes clearer with the inner peace. Space is provided for you
to process aspects of your life that often are ignored amid daily routines. We are not made of muscle alone, therefore, this approach takes into consideration the connection between your mind, body, and spirit, working with the chakras and
energy pathways within the body.
Michelle Burkett has been studying and practicing Earth centered ceremony and spirituality inspired by the indigenous peoples of
America since 2009. Around this time, she also began learning energy healing, a gentle laying-on of hands that allows a person
to return to a state of wholeness and health: mind, body and spirit. She works intuitively with a blended style of Reiki, Quantum
Touch, and Earth based healing traditions. In 2012, she attended the Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy. Upon return to
Pennsylvania, she acquired her license and membership to the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). She became Nationally Certified through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). With experience at
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Spa, The Spa at Boars Head Inn, and Wintergreen Resort Spa, she provides quality treatment with
energy therapy.
To make an appointment for Onatah Energy Therapy, contact Michelle Burkett, LMT
the New Health Consultant Studio, Room 3.
at 724-762-9329.
Or visit Michelle at
Hours of Operation: Monday: 11:00AM to 5:00PM (Walk Ins Welcome or By Appointment)
Tuesday: 4:00PM to 7:00PM (By Appointment Only)
Classes & Workshops at RVCC
July 11 & 18: West African Drumming with Kevin Munro
6:00—7:00pm, in Room 14. Cost: $12 or $20 if also taking Percussive Dance. With the skin of their hands on the skin of a
drum, participants will experience the thrill of making music together. In this workshop we will play West African djembe and
dunun, focusing on technique, traditional rhythms, connecting as a group, and having fun. Please RSVP to [email protected]*
July 11 & 18: Percussive Dance with Jennifer Borishansky
7:00—8:00pm, in Room 14. Cost: $12 or $20 if also taking West African Drumming. A special treat for those who like to drum
and dance! Percussive Dance is a fun beautiful blend of West African drumming and dance. Come one come all! We'll sing and play
and literally dance to the beat of our own drums. All ages, abilities, and level of experience welcome. Please RSVP to [email protected]*
*Let us know if you will need to borrow a drum for either class. If you have extra djembe or dunun to share, please bring
Kevin Munro has been studying djembe and dunun drumming for the past 25 years and has been teaching for 20 years. His experiences include drumming for the opening ceremonies of the Atlanta Olympics, performing with local African drum and dance
troupe Chihamba for five years, hosting African artists for local workshops and camps and serving as director of the Charlottesville Community Drum Choir for the past 18 years.
Jennifer Borishansky teaches West African drumming, archaeology, astronomy, classics, and quidditch to kids of all ages in central Virginia. She is a member of the Charlottesville Community Drum Choir and has been studying W. African drumming for the
past 7 years. Jennifer loves to share her passion with the community and is excited to introduce percussive dance.
Beginning July 25: International Folk Dance Class with Sue Chase
Monday evenings, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, in the Dining Room. Cost: $8 per class for RVCC members, $10 non-members. Six Sessions, July 25—August 29. You will experience easy to moderate dances from many countries around the world. Beginners are encouraged, experienced dancers are always welcome. No partners needed. Everyone welcome - ages 8 to 80+. To register contact
the instructor, Sue Chase: [email protected] or 540 456-8176.
Ongoing: Great Start! With the Literacy Volunteers of Nelson County
Thursdays, June 2—September 1, 10:30—11:45am, in the Dining Room. For parents and their children birth to four. (Older
brothers and sisters welcome.) Will Your Baby Be Ready for School? School days will be here before you know it. Make sure your
child is ready! Come to a new program to help parents and kids get a Great Start! Listening to stories; playing counting games;
learning colors and letters; playing with shapes; singing and rhyming; moving to music―the focus is on developing little minds
and bodies. Parents will get handouts and ideas for more activities to do at home. Take home a free book each week. Program
sponsored by the Literacy Volunteers of Nelson County. For more info, call 434-263-8862.
For a full schedule of events, workshops and classes, visit www.rockfishcc.org.
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Ongoing Classes & Events
Claudia Gibson Catering
Wednesday—Friday, 8am—3:00pm. Claudia Gibson Catering serves breakfast and lunch
Wednesdays—Fridays at RVCC. Pastries, cookies, and muffins are also available, plus soups
and frozen dinner entrees. Contact Claudia: [email protected] or 434-760-4182.
Sara Agelasto
Martina Compton
Ongoing—Art Classes with Nancy Lauler
Sandra Pleasants
“Faces of Nelson County”—First Saturdays. Nancy Lauler holds a monthly portrait session of interesting
people who live in Nelson County on the first Saturday of every month in the Nancy Lauler Art Studio, Rm.
12. Artists will improve their portrait/figure skills and hopefully, the group will have enough portraits for a
show/reception in a year's time! A $10 donation is requested from any artist who chooses to attend, to
help cover costs of the model and room. Easels, chairs and tables are available. Bring your own medium
with drop cloth/old sheet for paint. Please contact [email protected] for more information and sign
up. Drop-ins are welcome, if room permits.
Brian Webb
Drawing Classes: Wednesdays, 9am—12pm, or Tuesdays 1—4pm (depending on interest and attendance.) $10/three-hour class. An open studio class for all mediums, beginner to advanced levels. Easels
and tables are provided—bring your own materials. Please email [email protected] for more information and to sign up each week for the class.
Fitness & Personal
Ongoing—Qigong & Taiji classes with Brian Wright
Arthritis Foundation Exercise
Mondays, 2:00pm—3:00pm in the Yoga Studio, and 6:30--7:30pm, in Room 5 (Rock U). $10 per class.
Qigong (chee-gong) and Taiji (often spelled as tai chi) are two ancient Chinese arts, which together create a
holistic system of moving meditation. When practiced with regularity, these systems can help significantly
in the healing process, and will also promote longevity, increased physical and emotional balance, bring
strength and tone to the muscles and joints, and bolster mental clarity. The two disciplines together create
an unrivaled health and wellness discipline for people of all ages. Please wear comfortable loose fitting
clothes and footwear, and be prepared to relax and have fun!! For more info or to sign up, contact Brian
at 434-826-1733 or [email protected]
Karen WalkerCooke
Agnes Schrider
Tonya Ridings
Karen WalkerCooke
Linda Hobson
Life Coaching
Sallie Justice
Tae Kwon Do
Larry Cabaniss
Ongoing: Girl Scout Brownie/Junior Troop meetings
Wednesdays, 4—6pm, in the Dining Room. A new Nelson County Girl Scout Brownie/Junior
QiGong & Taiji
Troop is looking for members! 3rd and 4th grade girls, come join our troop! Come have fun, Brian Wright
make new friends, learn new skills, and take a new adventure! Questions?
Email [email protected]
Ongoing: Nelson County Community Orchestra—Musicians Needed!
Nelson County Community Orchestra Rehearsals will resume at RVCC (Lounge) on Mondays in the fall. (7-8:30pm in the Rockfish Lounge.) Anyone interested in joining or participating is welcome at any time, at any playing level. NCCO provides a friendly, fun, multigenerational orchestra environment. All ages and levels are welcome – repertoire arranged to match the skill levels
of members. String, woodwind, brass and percussion players needed. All are welcome, even if you haven’t played in many years,
or are just starting and can read music! Summer Music Jams run June 6 thru August at 7:15 p.m. Contact Ellen Neal for more
information, [email protected] or 434-263-4745.
Ongoing: Soul Retrieval Practice Group
Wednesdays, 5:30—6:30pm, in Room 3 (New Health Consultant). This free weekly meditation practice group will focus on the
ancient Tibetan practice of Soul Retrieval. Done daily, its practice can heal your soul and transform your life. We will gather together before the meditation to share tea and a snack. Please arrive early. Any questions? Call Chris at 540-255-0026.
Ongoing: Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class with Linda Hobson
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00am—10:00am, In Room 14. Fee: $12/drop-in, or 10 classes for $100. If you would like to try
the class out, the first one is free! Linda Hobson is a certified instructor for the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. This program was designed by the Arthritis Foundation to relieve pain and stiffness caused by arthritis and many other conditions. The
class focuses on building muscle and core strength as well as endurance, balance and relaxation. To sign up or get more information, contact Linda at [email protected] or 540-456-6812.
Life Coaching w/Sallie Justice. Hot-Topic Coaching to address a specific issue...your “hot topic.” Coaching Series to make major
changes in your life. Coaching Courses: Group coaching with specific focus. Private Life Coaching Sessions to help you clarify
your goals and make reaching them not only possible, but probable. Contact Sallie: 434-962-3794 or [email protected]
For a full schedule of events, workshops and classes, visit www.rockfishcc.org.
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Ongoing Classes (continued from page 7)
Yoga Classes
Yoga w/Sandra Pleasants, certified Iyengar teacher and ERYT500: Mondays, 9:15—
10:45am: (all levels), $15/class; Mondays 6—7:30pm: Advanced Iyengar, $15/class;
Tuesdays, 10—11:15am: Gentle Iyengar, $12/class. Contact Sandra at 434-361-2262 or
[email protected] to register.
RVCC Board of
Integrative Yoga with Agnes F. Schrider, physical therapist and certified yoga instructor. (No class Chuck Kiehl
July 10—16 or August 1—6.) Mondays, 8:00am—9:00am and Wednesdays, 8:30—10:00am. Agnes
Vice President
integrates her training in physical therapy and anatomy, mindfulness and wellness for a safe and fun
class. All level students are welcome. Private Yoga individual and group sessions also available, by ap- Bob Yoder
pointment. Contact Agnes: [email protected]
Tuesdays, 5:30—6:45: All Levels Yoga with Kate Zuckerman.
Cheryl Klueh
$12/class. Kate's teaching incorporates the philosophy of yoga and emphasizes presence, peace, and
poise in each pose. Students will hold postures for a period of time in order to learn more about them- Secretary
Sarah Jane Stewart
selves and the pose. Her class is appropriate for all levels. No therapeutics, please. Contact Kate
at [email protected]
Wednesdays, 6:00pm: Multi-level w/Martina Compton. Contact [email protected] to register.
Thursdays, 8:30—9:45am: Kundalini Yoga w/Tonya Ridings. (No class July 7.) $12 or 10 classes
for $108. Come experience Kundalini Yoga! "You have to bounce in life with joy. Your strength lies in
your smiles and your songs." Yogi Bhajan. Kundalini Yoga is the yoga of awareness. We use postures,
breath, chanting and music to raise our consciousness and vibration. Beginners welcome! Tonya Ridings, 434.465.1561 or [email protected] for questions or more information.
Thursdays, 6:30pm: Men’s Yoga w/Brian Webb. 434-361-9218 to register.
Fridays, 9:30am: (Class time changes to 9:00am beginning July 8. No class July 10—16 or August
1—6.) Intro to Yoga with Agnes F. Schrider, PT. This class is for folks who have never had Yoga before
and want to give it a try. It is also for individuals who have difficulty getting down on the floor and for
those who wish to improve their balance. Contact: [email protected]
Gifford Childs, Bill Perrelli, Cliff Love, Scott
RVCC Staff
Executive Director
Stu Mills
Operations Manager &
Newsletter Editor
Sara Taylor
Treasure Chest
Private Yoga Sessions: Have you wanted to try yoga but do not know where to begin? Can't find a yoga
Kat Walsh
class that fits in with your busy schedule? Try a personalized Yoga and Wellness Class with Certified
Iyengar Yoga instructor Sara Agelasto. For more info, please contact [email protected] or 434-825- Assistant Managers
Betsy Greenleaf &
Eleanor Massie
Personal & Small Group Training
“Sweat Looks Good On You!”
Core Group Fitness Classes
Core Fusion (Power Pilates, Core Conditioning, Strength & Yoga) & MORE!
Core Fitness Synergy offers all of the above, plus Semi & Small Group Training; Sport specific training (Golf, Runners, tough
mudders & more!); Flexibility, balance & stretch training; Injury prevention mechanics training; Private & semi private Yoga,
Pilates & core training; and “E” Training.
Contact Karen at 434-989-0093 or email: [email protected] More info:
Karen Walker-Cooke (RN, Med. Exercise Physiology, Certified ACE Personal Trainer, Yoga and Pilates instructor) has worked in the medical & fitness industry for
over 35 years.
Core Fitness Synergy
Summer Special!
Buy 4 personal training sessions
and receive the 5th one FREE!
The Rockfish Valley Community Center
190 Rockfish School Ln, Afton 22920
Www.rockfishcc.org | [email protected]
Treasure Chest: 434-361-0103
Volunteers and members needed!
We invite you to join us at the Rockfish Valley Community Center…Where Community Happens!

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