GO PINK, MON., OCT. 29, FREE MIND/BODY CLASSES at METROPOLITAN FINE ARTS CENTER
Metropolitan Fine Arts Center’s (MFAC) of Alexandria, Va. is asking its students to ‘think pink’ in support of breast cancer awareness and will be offering FREE mind/body classes on Mon., Oct. 29 at their Alexandria and Fairfax Station, Va. locations, and from Tues., Oct. 30 through Sat., Nov. 3, they’re offering all adult mind/body classes at a 50 percent discount. For each adult that takes a mind/body class on Oct. 29, MFAC will donate the class fee to the American Cancer Society and donate 50 percent of class fees for mind/body students for the remainder of that week. Instructors will be donned in pink and ask their students to do the same. Classes are located at 6450 Landsdowne Centre in Alexandria, Va. and in Fairfax Station, Va. at 9015 Silverbrook Road. Go to www.metrofinearts.com for more information.
“Breast cancer awareness is so important, and part of that awareness can start with taking care of your mind and body,” said Melissa Dobbs, founder and executive director of Metropolitan Fine Arts Center of Alexandria and Fairfax Station, Va. “We encourage everyone to try out the free and discounted classes, and be a part of our breast cancer awareness campaign,” said Dobbs.
Mind/body adult classes include: yoga and metro barre. Class schedules and pricing are available at www.metrofinearts.com. Metro Barre is a combination of Pilates, yoga and ballet movements, along with bursts of cardio and the use of a ballet barre for support and resistance.
Founder and executive director, Melissa Dobbs, was classically trained at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC, George Mason University and the Royal Academy of Dance in London, where she became a registered teacher. Noted for its world-class instructors, MFAC offers high quality performing arts training in a ground breaking, holistic learning environment that cultivates creativity, builds community and empowers students.
Metropolitan Fine Arts Center (MFAC) of Alexandria and Fairfax Station, VA is a multi-disciplinary performing arts organization in the Washington, DC area that has taught dance, music and theater to more than 10,000 students since its opening in 2001. Noted for its world-class instructors, MFAC offers high quality performing arts training in a ground breaking, holistic learning environment that cultivates creativity, builds community and empowers students. MFAC was featured in Dance Teacher magazine and Washington Families magazine. Many students go on to perform in prestigious arenas including Broadway, National Tours, The Julliard School, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Washington Ballet, The American Academy of Ballet, Universal Ballet Academy, The Kirov Ballet, The Hartt School, Marymount University (New York), Ford’s Theater and Mark Morris Dance Company. MFAC is also affiliated with its non-profit company, Metropolitan Performing Arts Alliance. Call 703.339.0444 or visit www.metrofinearts.com, Facebook or Twitter.