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Tuesday January 28, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Tuesday)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Tuesdays)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Junior Performance Team
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
Wednesday January 29, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Wednesdays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.**NO CLASS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH OR DECEMBER 11TH** Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Gentle Flow Yoga - Gentle Flow Yoga
Unwind with gentle slow flowing yoga postures & longer held restorative poses to nourish the body and calm the mind.  This light-hearted yoga class links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas) to increase flexibility, balance, vitality & to relieve stress and strain. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find peace and calm in your practice. Appropriate for beginners and experienced yogis. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.You may drop in to a yoga class for $13.  Please being cash or check.
 
Thursday January 30, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Thursday)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Thursdays)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
Tuesday February 4, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Tuesday)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Tuesdays)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Junior Performance Team
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
Wednesday February 5, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Wednesdays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.**NO CLASS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH OR DECEMBER 11TH** Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Gentle Flow Yoga - Gentle Flow Yoga
Unwind with gentle slow flowing yoga postures & longer held restorative poses to nourish the body and calm the mind.  This light-hearted yoga class links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas) to increase flexibility, balance, vitality & to relieve stress and strain. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find peace and calm in your practice. Appropriate for beginners and experienced yogis. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.You may drop in to a yoga class for $13.  Please being cash or check.
 
Thursday February 6, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Thursday)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Thursdays)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
Tuesday February 11, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Tuesday)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Tuesdays)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Junior Performance Team
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
Wednesday February 12, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Wednesdays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.**NO CLASS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH OR DECEMBER 11TH** Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Gentle Flow Yoga - Gentle Flow Yoga
Unwind with gentle slow flowing yoga postures & longer held restorative poses to nourish the body and calm the mind.  This light-hearted yoga class links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas) to increase flexibility, balance, vitality & to relieve stress and strain. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find peace and calm in your practice. Appropriate for beginners and experienced yogis. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.You may drop in to a yoga class for $13.  Please being cash or check.
 
Thursday February 13, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Thursday)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Thursdays)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
Tuesday February 18, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Food Explorers Half Day Camp - Food Explorers Half Day Camp
Spend the morning with Food Explorers! You’ll make your lunch and snack, and learn all about food with a Registered Dietitian. You’ll have fun with your food using taste tests, playing nutrition jeopardy and experimenting with new recipes. All recipes will be nut free but may contain dairy and eggs. Grades 2-4. Program includes lunch and morning snack.  
 
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Junior Performance Team
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
Wednesday February 19, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Wednesdays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.**NO CLASS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH OR DECEMBER 11TH** Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Gentle Flow Yoga - Gentle Flow Yoga
Unwind with gentle slow flowing yoga postures & longer held restorative poses to nourish the body and calm the mind.  This light-hearted yoga class links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas) to increase flexibility, balance, vitality & to relieve stress and strain. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find peace and calm in your practice. Appropriate for beginners and experienced yogis. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.You may drop in to a yoga class for $13.  Please being cash or check.
 
Tuesday February 25, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Tuesday)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Tuesdays)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Junior Performance Team
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
Thursday February 27, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Thursday)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.   
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Thursdays)
Spinners Twirl Team Winter Program 2020. ~ January through MarchThe Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best  The Winter Twirling program runs from January through March. There will be an additional registration period for Spring Team Twirling form April – 1 st week of June.  Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled.  Team placement:   *   Entry level twirlers who are in K-3rd grade will begin on the Crystal Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday or Thursday   *   Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in  Twirlers with 1 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  Coach Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time.  Schedule:This year's winter team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week. Team classes will begin Tuesday, 1/7, Thursday Jan 2 nd, Friday Jan 3 rd.  Performance Opportunities: Simsbury Celebrates (11/19), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/20), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/20), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (2/20), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/20), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 20), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/20), Relay for Life (6/20), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/20)  Additional Costs:Entry Level Teams will be provided windsuit & performance costume for $35 rental fee. Casual Performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Jr Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)  More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net     Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm pre-K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Emerald Team- Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45pm 3rd-6th grade This is a 1stand 2ndyear program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Twirlers will register to be on Tuesday or Thursday Team but will have the ability to attend either day on the occasion that regular day was missed or to gain additional practice.  Junior Performance Team~ Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm at BSH will additional Thursday, Friday & Sunday Drop-in class  Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition.        Summary of Team & Fall Fees: ************************************** Crystal Team $160 Tue/Thur 4:00- 4:45 pm 45 min 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Emerald Team $250 Tue/Thur 4:45 -5:45pm 1 hour 12 Classes Location: Boy Scout Hall  Jr Performance Team $350 Tuesday 5:45-7:15 pm 1 ½ hour 12 Classes. Location: Boy Scout Hall  Friday Tootin Hills 6:00-7:30 till early March then switch to HJMS Back Gym 5:30- 7pm for remainder of session, Sunday Drop-ins 10:45-Noon (schedule TBD)    SCHEDULE Tuesday Practice Dates (12): 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 Break 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 Thursday Practice Dates (12): 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/5, 2/13,  2/20 Break, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Friday Practice Dates (12): 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 2/7, 2/14, 2/21 Break, 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/19, 3/27 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners ProgramSpring 2020: Team Registration for Spring ~ April & May Classes ~ through 1 st week in June will be open for registration at end of March  Beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students in the beginner programs will be participate in Memorial Day Parade performances with The Spinners Twirl Teams.Parade Performances include AM Parade in Tariffville and PM Parade in Simsbury. Spring Twirling for new twirlers will be announced in early February.   Summer 2020: Spinners Summer Twirling Camp will be announced in early March.