April Schlanger Summer Cooking Series

Community Center Kitchen
with April Schlanger

Tuesdays 6pm-8pm

Community Center Kitchen

Cost $45


June 18th: Pickling Veggies and Fruit:

Learn how to make a basic pickle brine that works great with vegetables and fruits, and learn how to use these pickles in recipes.


July 9th: Upcycle Your Excess Summer Fruits

Too much fruit? Learn how to make sauces, compote and beverages with all that summer fruit.


July 23rd: Basic Fermentation and Pickling:

Learn the basics of kimchi and pickles.

Cardio Dance Classes

Kensington Community Center
Cardio Dance, Thursdays 10:00am – 11:00am, with Karma Smart

Summer Schedule- Starting June 7th Cardio Dance will move to Thursdays at 10am.

$15 drop-in fee

Click REGISTER NOW to sign up in advance or drop in and pay cash, check or Venmo.

Cardio Dance with Karma [ opens in a new windowRead About Karma Smartopens PDF file ] is a one-hour dance class experience that features a variety of dance styles. This class incorporates the genres of dance Karma has studied throughout her career including but not limited to Afro-Brazilian, Samba, Congolese, Zumba, Jazz, and more. Each class starts with a warm up and ends with a cool down. This class will make you sweat while having a lot of fun dancing to music from all over the world.

Family Yoga

Parent/caregiver plus kids aged 2-5 & 6-12

Sundays, June 2 through August 25 (see more below)

Sunday mornings with Lori Hess

Sunday, June 2nd

Sunday, June 9th

Sunday, June 23rd

Sunday, June 30th

Sunday, July 7th

Sunday, August 4th

Sunday, August 11th

Sunday, August 25th

Come join Lori Hess with Way to Glow Kids Yoga for some family yoga time where parents and kids will playfully explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, and mindfulness activities together.  Family Yoga (kids aged 2 to 5)  Family Yoga on Sundays @ 10:00 – 10:45 (kids aged 2 to 5) and 11:00 – 11:45 (kids aged 6 to 12) on the lawn outside the KCC office/Recreation Building (past the tennis courts).  If possible, please bring a waterproof blanket/tarp, two yoga mats (we will have extra mats available if you need), warm layers in case it is chilly, and a water bottle. Masks are optional. Suggested cost: $25 per parent/child pair plus $5 for each additional family member.   Sign up for the 4 week session or drop in as you are able. Please complete a registration form at opens in a new window and contact  opens in a new windowwaytoglowkidsyoga@gmail.comcreate new email with questions about the class.


In-Person Yoga Classes

Kensington Community Center
Strength & Balance Tuesday mornings 8:30-9:30am with Anja Borgstrom



$20 drop-in fee

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Anja Borgstrom is a warm-hearted, creative, teacher originally trained in Iyengar inspired yoga @ The Yoga room in Berkeley. For 20+ years she has been offering safe, yet dynamic practices to a wide audience from pre-schoolers to 50+, as well as leading yoga retreats in Northern CA and Hawaii

Wake up with a sunny yoga practice, which will focus on aligning breath with movement, building strength and stamina, and exploring balance. With a knack for variations, Anja’s inclusive style invites a practice appropriate for the individual.


What to bring:

  • Yoga mat
  • One, but preferably two Yoga blocks
  • One yoga strap
  • One yoga blanket ( or thick, padded mat)


Tai Chi with Nobuo Nishi

Kensington Community Center
Wednesday & Friday mornings 9:30-11:00am with Nobuo Nishi

Fridays 9:30-11:00am

Wednesdays 9:30-11:00am

No Class May 8th or 10th

Sign up for 5 week package or drop-in fee is $15

This class teaches tai chi for better health, improving students’ strength, balance, flexibility, and dexterity. A gentle martial art, tai chi is a safe, rewarding activity for people of all ages and levels of health. Tai chi emphasizes the mind and body working in harmony. Relaxing the body and calming the mind help reduce stress and increase the flow of energy

Viva El Español

Tuesdays and Thursdays afterschool for grades K-6

Starting Fall 2024 we will offer a kindergarten Spanish class after school. 

Spanish for kids grades K -6 after school. 2:30-3:15 for new students and 3:30-4:15 for returning students.

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Drop-In Circus Arts Class

Recreation Building
Wednesday Evenings 6 – 7:15 PM

Recommended for ages 9 and up – Open to adults attending the class with kids/ grandkids
Come join Slim Chance and have some circus fun. Focusing on juggling and unicycling.
Cost $25 drop in fee. Contact revslimchance@gmail.comcreate new email for more information.


Jewelry Making

Recreation Building Room C
March 22nd- 6pm-8pm
Cost: $35 per person (includes basic supplies and tool usage)

April 19th – Caging Loose Stones Jewelry Making

Unleash your inner jewelry designer and join us on Friday, February 9th, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM for a fun evening of creativity. Whether you’re crafting for yourself or looking to create personalized gifts, this class will empower you
with the skills and inspiration you need to craft beautiful jewelry. Don’t miss this opportunity to embark on a dazzling journey into the world of jewelry making!
Mediterranean Cooking w/April Schlanger

Community Center Kitchen
with April Schlanger

Classes will return this Fall



2-hour workshop; $45/person (includes all materials).

Mediterranean cooking: Mediterranean cooking is influenced by the food of people living along the Mediterranean Sea.  This includes 22 countries like Spain, Morocco, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Tunisia, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, Croatia, France, Italy and Slovenia to name a few.  This cooking class will focus on creating healthy, mostly plant based meals from a number of these counties. This is a great class to learn new techniques, interesting recipes, new herb combinations and how to utilize more seasonal produce. Join us each week or when you’re free.  We will also be offering something tasty to learn and eat. We will also pair some meals with beverages.  Lesson plans will be posted a week before each class on KCC Website and Instagram

April has a broad brush of skills and enthusiasm for working with and teaching all ages. She is the owner of Happyfoodwine, which sells, teaches, hosts, and promotes all of the “Happy” things in life: wine, food, crafts, canning, etc.

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