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Reston Classes and Workshops

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Reston Community Center Hunter Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, offers a Internet Shopping Safety Class, targeted to seniors, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Dec. 6. It teaches how to select an online store, use a credit card safely, return goods and also to assess a store’s policy regarding privacy and shipping charges. RCC’s Beginning Internet Explorer class is a prerequisite for Internet Shopping Safety. Register in person or fax a completed RCC Registration form to 703-476-8617. The cost is $15 for people who live or work in Reston and $30 for all others. Contact the RCC at 703-476-4500 or visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com.

Individual Internet training for adults at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive. One-hour sessions with a technology volunteers. Call 703-689-2700.

Jazzercise instructor Diane Eblin, from the Dulles Jazzercise Center, is offering Jazzercise Lite, a low-impact version of Jazzercise. This 60-minute class pairs moderate aerobics with exercises that are designed to improve strength, balance, and flexibility using easy-to-follow movements. Each class will include a warm-up, dance aerobic segment, muscle-toning and flexibility exercises and a final cool-down. The class runs Monday-Thursday, 10:45 a.m. at the Dulles Jazzercise Center located in the Sunset Business Park off Spring Street and the Herndon Parkway. Classes start this week. Contact Diane at 703-707-0566 or go to www.dullesjazzer.com.

Reston resident Carol Berman will help students learn pastel drawing and improve drawing skills on Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, at her Reston studio. Cost is $15 per session. Call 703-437-9068.

SOAR, or "Scouts Obtain Achievements and Recognition," teams Scouts with Reston Community Center Youth Department staff members, who assist the youth in earning merit badges and completing projects in the areas where they have resources and special expertise such as photo developing, cooking and crafts. Scouts can register for one-day, hands-on workshops on Mondays and Tuesdays 4-6 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Call Julie Windsor at 703-390-6163 to schedule a workshop. The cost of the workshops is $6 for Reston residents and $9 for all others.

Tiny Dancers is available at the Reston YMCA preschool. This dance education program emphasizes technical excellence and self-expression through the use of well-known stories and hundreds of costumes and props. Young dancers gain confidence and self-esteem through positive reinforcement in a creative and nurturing environment. Tiny Dancers offers ballet, tap and hip-hop classes specifically tailored to young dancers. Visit www.tinydancers.com or call the studio at 703-385-5580.

Angela’s Happy Stamper offers a variety of stamping and other crafting classes, including Beginning Stamping. Call 703-435-0051 or visit www.ahappystamper.com for class listings and schedules.