invites applica .;ons to workshop/ masterclass with

maria aitken Internationally renowned actress/director/wrlter

“what is this thing called style?”

an exploration of how performers define the world of a particular play edinburgh tue 23 - wed 24 november 1999 £30 for two days interested? contact debble forbes, theatre archipelago, 2 hill street, edlnburgh EH2 312

0131 624 4040

Malaga (March 2000)

Dec 99-}an 2000

French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian in Europe.

Spanish + Salsa bolr'dayr in Cuba (Feb 8: April 2000) and Italian and Skiing/Snmboarding Millem'um bolr'day

Gap Year programme: in Latin America and Europe.

Caledonia Languages Abroad. Tel 0131 621 7721/2. Fax: 0131 621 7723 e-mail:


Spanish in Spain, Cuba, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, Ecuador

I Qi Gong class for beginners. A series of gentle and relaxing exercises, which are beneficial for both mind and body. Venue: Lansdowne Church Hall opposite Kelvinbridge underground station. Please phone 0141 357 4479.

I Native French or Spanish speaker sought for conversation practice, Edinburgh. Contact Dino (0378 116464). Rate £10/hr. I Cello tuition experienced teacher welcomes all abilities for private tuition. MA qualified. Affordable rates. Tel 0131 653 3647.

HYPNOTHERAPY DIPLOMA Accredited course over two weekends early 2000. The Salisbury Centre 0131 667 5438 or BEST 015396 20594

I Juggling and circus workshops, for all skill levels, beginner to advanced. Glasgow, Wednesdays, 7.30—9.30pm, North Kelvinside Community Centre. Edinburgh, Mondays 7—9pm, Tollcross Community Centre. Sessions £2. Under 16s accompanied. Phone 07976 320864.

ALL ABOUT ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE An introductory lesson or workshop to enable you to decide whether to take your interest further. Tel Isobel Anderson 0141 334 1658

I Piano tuition with experienced enthusiastic teacher (music graduate, primary school teacher) beginners and children particularly welcome. Glasgow West End. Phone 0141 579 6390 to arrange half-price introductory lesson.

I Cello tuition by enthusiastic music student with teaching experience. All grades and ages taught. Beginners welcome. Telephone Joanna on 0141 564 1943.

I Cello and piano

tuition by experienced, friendly, prof teacher and performer. Children and adult beginners, re - learners and advanced students. All welcome. Creative, fun and supportive learning. Tel 0131 551


“THELISTIS Nov-2 Dec 1999

MASSAGE CLASSES FOR WOMEN Enhance you life improve relationships with your children, friends, partner, yourself. Evening, Saturday and weekend classes.

For brochure. phone Kate on-

0131 667 7316

I Fiddle. mandolin and guitar private tuition, beginners welcome. £8 per half hour. Call James 0141 332 7702.

I Tuition and translation services private tutors provided (and required). All subjects, Strathclyde, Central, Lothian regions. Postal tuition, mathematics, book- keeping/accounts. Translations undertaken, letters, documents etc. Most languages. Phone 01324 717114.


BAGPIPES Tuition at all levels by experienced teacher. Reasonable rates.

Also available for weddings, ceilidhs and other functions. Call Ewan on 0131 668 4954 or 0131 556 4918.

BE COOL Develop your creativity by learning guitar at the Edinburgh Guitar Studio. Satisfaction and

results guaranteed. Bookings: 0131 553 1617

the dance house


OPEN WEEK GTH - 11TH DECEMBER ‘99, Napiershall Street Centre, Kelvinbridge


Interested in joining The Dance House in 2000? In the last week of this term. open classes and performances will offer an excellent way to see and find out more about our enjoyable and high quali- ty programme. Call Rosina Bonsu on 0141 402 8645 for more details or to join our free mailing list.

I EVERYBODY SALSA! With the award-winning Academia de Salsa! Expert tuition from our team of Cuban and local instructors. Beginners’ sessions Tuesday 26th October at 8.30pm at Porters, 292 Sauchiehall St. 6.45pm intermediate followed by advanced. Saturdays at Havana, Hope St. - 2pm Beginners. No partner required. lnfoline. Tel 0141 564 1983/0141 427 6597.


The original and best form

of modern jive. Pure Dance Addiction.

Now on the Web - point your browser at: Beginners welcome every week at any night, 45 minutes beginners class followed by dancing to 10.30pm. HALF-PRICE OFFER 5:



learn to dance to any music, club, Latin, rock ’n’ roll, etc. A licensed bar is available most nights. Come alone or with friends (no need to bring a partner). Doors open at 7.15pm. Beginners’ class at 7.30pm. Aberdeen: Thursdays at The Palace Nightclub, Bridge Place (off Bridge Street). Attention: Aberdeen only, doors open 7pm, Beginners class 7.15pm, Freestyle ‘til 10pm. _ Dundee: Wednesdays at The Craig Tay Hotel, 101 Broughty Ferry Road.

Glasgow: Wednesdays at The Glasgow University Union, 32 University Avenue, West End. Edinburgh: Tuesdays and Thursdays at St Stephen's Church Hall, St Stephen's Street (bottom of Howe Street), Stockbridge.

Falkirk: Tuesdays at The Martel], Bumbank Road, off Grahams Road.

Monthly parties: Glasgow Partick Burgh Halls, 2nd Saturday of the month - Edinburgh, Marco’s, 55 Grove St on the last Saturday of the month.

Note: Classes are Open throughout the year

including summer and bank holidays.

Further details from

01324 613209.

E-mail: infcherocscotland.c0m

I LEARN TO LINDY HOP with Edinburgh Swing Dance Society! Lindy, the original partner dance from the ‘Swing’ era, is still going strong. Weekly Thursday Lindy Hop sessions with local teachers - Beginners, 7.30-8.30pm, Free Dance, then Beg-Intermediates 9-10pm, £4 per session.

Party night on Saturday 11 Dec. Beginners lesson with members of The JIvlng Lindy Hoppers at 7.30, then music from Swing DJ, Alex until midnight. £3.50/£3. BYOB. All events are at The Calton Centre, 121 Montgomery St, Edinburgh. No experience or partner necessary. Membership discount available. Information 0131 661 6027.

Email: SDS/

MILLENNIUM RESOLUTIONS? If you want to make lasting changes to your life that won’t fizzle out in January, enlist the motivational help of a personal coach!

Ring 0131 552 4965. (Member of the International Coaching Federation).

NO NEED TO JOIN A GYM Get in shape for the Millennium with your own personal trainer.

Trainers available in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Phone Beats Per Minute Fitness now on 0131 468 2510

I Humanistic counselling and hypnotherapy Difficulties in your life with self or others. Take the time you need to work it out. Based in Glasgow’s West End. Neil Lochhead 0141 334 5256.

I How can counselling help? Counselling helps us understand and change life problems such as depression, stress and relationship difficulties. Free assessment sessions can help you decide whether counselling is right for you. Contact Andrew Askew, 0131 443 5155.

LOW COST COUNSELLING with final year psychosynthesis trainee. Free yourself from past conditioning and establish more

fulfiling relationships. Initial

session free. Craig France 0131 447 6278

I Release stress tension, physical/emotional pain with high touch gentle acupressure. Certified practitioner. £20 hr. Tel 0131 662 0384.

I New Millennium - New You? Yes, there is time to lose excess weight and gain good health through intelligent nutrition. Ideal for men and women. Telephone support and full guarantee. Phone now 01236 616810.

FRUSTRATED unhappy, stuck in a rut, not achieving your goals/potential, stressed?

Personal Effectiveness Coaching might help. Rick Hughes 0131 225 5059

HOMEOPATHY The safer alternative medicine for the future. Suitable for all ages. Val Waldron 0141 632 6021