Cultural Arts/ Leisure Classes

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Plot Twist

Come join us each month as we experience the world of theatre. Meeting location will be at the El Monte Community Center. Mature subject matter. For ages 15 years and over. This trip is open to the public with free shuttle buses provided. Price of admission does not include dinner.


Family Pumpkin Carving Contest

Enter the Pumpkin Carving Contest at the Emily Ishigaki Children's Day Parade & Harvest Festival on October 21, 2017. Entrees are accepted between 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. All entrees must be homemade. Winners will be announced at 12:00 noon on October 21, 2017.




Children are introduced to acrobatic moves on gym mats, balance beams, spring boards and floor techniques, while simultaneously incorporating all five components of physical fitness.


This gymnastics class follows the United States Gymnastics Federation advance level floor level exercises, bars, beam, vault and power incline trampoline while simultaneously incorporating all five components of physical fitness.


Tiny Tots

This enrichment program is designed to prepare your child for kindergarten by focusing on introducing shapes, colors, numbers, and the alphabet. It’s a great opportunity for “little ones” to learn to socialize and share with others in a group.


Healthy El Monte Do Well Family Fitness Session

The Family Fitness Sessions with POWER offer the opportunity for families to exercise together. Come along and take part in the fitness sessions and take advantage of healthy resources. Let’s get moving El Monte!


Hip Hop

This beginning hip hop class is designed to encourage and motivate the new dancer to have fun, build body strength and have better balance an coordination. Sneaker shoes and comfortable clothing and completion of registration/waiver are required to participate.


Salsa Beginner/ Intermediate

Come and learn this elegant and sensual Latin dance- LA style! You will learn basic moves such as turns, cross body leads, open breaks, etc. You will learn musicality, timing and how to lead and follow. Louie Angon is a professional fitness instructor, choreographer and performer with over 20 years' experience. His unique teaching system makes it easy to learn to dance with grace and style.

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Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art form, consisting of slow relaxed movement for total self-development. Increase muscle strength, balance and flexibility. Reduce stress levels through the gentle practice of Tai Chi.


Young Rembrandts Art Classes for Children

This curriculum helps children develop drawing skills and abilities that will boost their confidence and help them to be creative. Lessons include landscape, still life, cartoons and art history topics. All materials are included. Curriculum meets the California State Standards for Visual Arts.


Hatha Yoga

Yoga practice enhances health and well-being. Movements include relaxation while stretching, strengthening by holding weight-bearing poses, breathing awareness and working together in rhythm. It promotes skill building, fitness, strength and relaxation.


Group Fitness & Exercise

This program offers training in a variety of formats, including Aqua Zumba, Pilates and Yoga. This cardiovascular workout is driven by upbeat music with foot stomping movements targeting heart, lungs and lower body toning.

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Water Fitness & Exercise

This program offers a total body workout consisting of cardio and strength training while minimizing impact on your joints and muscles. 

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