O O O O O O O O O Start the century in style!

Sat l5 Jan I lam - 5pm at Assembly Rooms Movement & Costume Workshop with Metacorpus Fee: £25 (£20)

+ New season of classes starts w/b l7 January

Tel: 0 | 3 I for info. & brochure


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



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.

Falkirlt: Tuesdays at The Martell, Burnbank 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: infoecerocscotlandxom

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.

Re-start Thursday 13 January. Workshop with members of The living Lindy Hoppers Sun 9 Jan, beginners 11-1.30, intermediates, 2.30-5pm, £10 per session.

All events are at The Calton Centre, 121 Montgomery St, Edinburgh. No experience or partner necessary. Membership discount available. Information 01316616027.

Email: SDS/

I 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).

I Counselling Angus McCurrach, SQA certified Counsellor, your issues are my focus. Stress at work, life crises, depression, low esteem, coping with loss or a wish to work on personal development these are issues counselling can help you with - don’t feel alone. With experience in issues relating to employment, homelessness and crises counselling, I am a person centred integrative counsellor working within a philosophy of equal opportunity. Free initial session, fees based on your ability to pay. Central Edinburgh location at The Oakleaf Company, Marchmont, telephone counselling and home consultations also possible. 0131 530 2761,

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. email:


life down?


CREw 2000




Are your come downs bringing

Ecstasy, Cannabis,Amphetamines, Cocaine &

The West Edinburgh Support Team 8: Crew 2000 have established a new service offering support and counselling for individuals who are experiencing problems in their life relating to their drug use. If you would like to talk to

somebody in confidence about the problems you're experiencing Phone Kate @ Crew 2000 on 0| 3l 220 3404. Alternatively you can call Richard @ The Edinburgh Centre for Cognitive Therapy & Substance Use on 0|3l 220 8238 where they offer cognitive behavioural therapy for the treatment of anxiety & depression relating to your drug use.



I Now 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, 0131443 5155.

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


TlIE SERENE TEAM MASSAGE AND REFLEXOLOGY ‘The' wrong present, family arguments, festive excess Help!’

Relax and let us put a spring back in you step!

Gift vouchers, concessions. 29 Clarence St. Edinburgh. Phone 0131 557 1516.

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE Appointments now available in Bruntsfield, Edinburgh and Dumbarton Road, Glasgow. Gift vouchers and concessions available.

Louise Young 07930 890101

MASSAGE MAKES YOU FEEL GREAT Therapeutic massage treats stress, pain and promotes health. Ronnie Sutherland DTM Gilmore Place, Edinburgh 0131 228 3871

I Feel the difference with therapeutic aromatherapy or remedial sports massage, reduces stress and tension. Treat back pain, neck problems and migraine. Contact Raymond Docherty, Mondays at the Bath Street Therapy Centre, 204 Bath Street, Glasgow (nr Sauchiehall Street). 0141 572 1134 or 0802 616164.

FEELING ALONE? Experienced gay-friendly counsellor can help with

Relationships/Couples Counselling, Stress, Personal Development, Creative Therapies. Fee negotiable. Initial session free. Susan Bittlter 0131 343 3448

I Eating Disorders help and support by qualified and experienced therapist. Get to the root of your eating disorder and start feeling happy in your body. Details phone Louise Nay Training 0131 315 3532.

JANE ALDOUS Person Centred Counsellor Diploma 1997 Individuals. couples, groups. Also experienced workplace counsellor. Relationships, confusions. low self esteem. 0131 667 9536 e-mail:

THERAPON COUNSELLING “Live in the present by understanding your past." Give yourself the opportunity to resolve your problems. Initial session free.

Gordon J. Smith 0131 467 9859.


ACUPUNCTURE looking after your health in body, mind 62 spirit. Julia Edmonds M.B.Ac.C The Acupuncture Clinic 0131 652 9995

I Iyengar Yoga Don’t delay - phone now for details of Iyengar Yoga classes in Glasgow and surrounding area. All levels catered for. Beginners welcome. Tel 0141 641 5204.

I Sahaj Marg: meditation on the heart. A natural path of transformation from within that balances spirituality with everyday life. No fees. Open to all regardless of background or persuasion. Contact: 01875 830358 (Edinburgh) or 0141 579 5926 (Glasgow).



I Young musician experience in music production/media looking for work in the music/TV recording industry. Contact Elliott on 07867 744042.

I Kin Yuh Holler Some? Singer wanted, m/f, for Edinburgh based country band playing trad and modern covers and original material. Call Grahame 0131 620 0397.

I Recording Studio 20 bit digital CD mastering. We have Roland V drums, top range keyboards, basses, guitars, saxophones. Producer and session musicians to make your music groove. Singer/songwriters you write the music/sing the songs and we’ll do the rest. Get your act together. Phone John on 0141 337 2358.

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