Children’s Jazz Class
A step-by-step class that will allow students to explore the intricate rhythm patterns of jazz. The instructor will introduce dancers to the basic footwork, rhythms, and musicality. The students will learn co-ordination and rhythm. As children progress through each lesson, more challenging combinations and steps will be learned, along with rehearsals leading to a dance recital at the end of the course. Classes take place every Thursday, from 3.45-4.30pm at House of Knowledge International Kindergarten (HOK) Quanfa campus. To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org
October Holiday Soccer Camp
Coach Fabio Pinto will be holding a soccer camp for kids in grades 1 to 6. Students will practice their ball skills, learn techniques, and work on their match play. All levels are welcome. Monday September 28-Friday October 2, from 9am-12 noon at The International Montessori School of Beijing (MSB). RMB 1,000, RMB 250/day (MSB Students), RMB 1,300, RMB 300/day. Spaces are limited. To sign up, email email@example.com
Heyrobics: New Location
There’s a new location for the Heyrobics Tuesday morning sessions. Every Tuesday from 8.45-9.45am, join Mary at The British School Beijing (BSB) Shunyi campus. The sessions are held in their multi-purpose room on the first floor. RMB 40 per session (members), RMB 50. For more information about Heyrobics, email firstname.lastname@example.org or WeChat: Heyrobics
Shout! Rock Choir
Get together with other music lovers and sing your heart out with the new season of Shout! Rock Choir. They take rock songs and arrange them into multi-section pieces ready for all abilities. Don’t worry if you think you can’t sing, the professional instructors from Imagine teach the group in a fun and supportive way. Every season ends in an exciting performance opportunity. First session is free. Rehearsals take place at Beijing Riviera, every Wednesday from 10.30am-12 noon. Sign up at www.imagine-china.com/shout-rock-choir.
O’Steak: New Lunch Sets
It’s important to have a proper lunch, but sometimes you’re too pushed for time. The new lunch sets at O’Steak offer a selection of more than 20 great value dishes. RMB 98 for two courses includes a soft drink or glass of wine. RMB 128 for three courses, including soft drink or wine plus one coffee or tea. The new lunch sets are available at all O’Steak restaurants, including Shine Hills.
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beijingkids Shunyi Correspondent Sally Wilson moved to Beijing in 2010 from the UK with her husband and son. Her daughter was born here in 2011 and both her kids keep her happily busy. In her spare time, Sally loves to stroll through Beijing’s hutongs and parks. She is a (most of the time) keen runner and loves reading: books, magazines, news, and celeb websites – anything really. Sally is also a bit of a foodie and loves trying out new restaurants.
Photos: Fabio Venni (Flickr), courtesy of Heyrobics and O’Steak