BABYSIT'TER AVAILABLE (GLASGOW. WEST END) Experienced, reliable 22 year old, will mind children any evenings. Excellent referencs available.

Please phone Kate 07968 459232

I EDINBURGH BACH CHOIR expects a few vacancied for 2000/01 season starting September. (Bach Xmas Oratorio; Brahms German Requiem; Handel Israel in Egypt). Auditions 29 August and a later date to be arranged. Contact Catriona Hillhouse 0131 667 2687 or Dan Cronin 0131 667 5279.


I TAI CHI New class for com- plete beginners, 10 week intro- ductory course, commences Wed 16 Aug, 6.45pm, Momingside Christ Church, Holy Comer. For further info, or to reserve a place please call 0131 337 9113 or 07990 582921.


3 year part-time course starts 11 August 2000 at the Scottish Kinesiology College in Musselburgh.

Tel: 0131 665 9599 or email:

Short Summer Courses at the University of Edinburgh

Film Festival - l2-I8 August Radio Reportage at the Fringe - l9-25 August Edinburgh Festival/Fringe - Starts I2. I9 8: 26 August New Writing In English - l9 August - I September

Excursions. free tickets. academic credit and university accommodation available. Open to all adults. Welcome! For full details call our Hotline and ask to speak to

Ursula Michels: OI3I 650 3073 Details on the web at PROMOTING EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AND RESEARCH

PILATES BASED PERSONAL TRAINING Eight years teaching experience. Competitive rates. Call Ali Williams on 0131 229 8172 or mobile 07932 792136.


YOU REALLY WANT! Work with a qualified personal coach for greater balance, fulfil- ment and success. Face to face

or telephone sessions. Initial consultation free + com- plimentary coaching assesment pack.

Tel 0131 476 2585.

I ReiIti Light:- Let Reiki relax and heal you the natural way. For more information on classes for Reiki 1, 2 & masters, telephone 01389 765547 or www.reiki-

I Meditation and positive thinking Free courses. Organised by the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University. 0141 423 5141, 0131 229 7220, 01224 639 105. Peace starts in the mind. A step by step meditation technique.

I Cello and piano tuition by experienced, friendly professional teacher and performer. Children and adult beginners, re-leamers and advanced students all wel- come. Creative, fun and support- ive lea'ming. Tel 0131 551 4531.

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



Granada, Nerja, Malaga).

Spanish in Spain (Barcelona, Madrid, Salamanca, Seville,

Also in Cuba, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, Ecuador

French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian in Europe. Spanish + Salsa holidays in Cuba (November 2000) Italian courses in Florence, Rome, Siena and Sicily

Gap Year in Latin America and Europe.

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

I Drumming course 6wk beginners course covering worldwide rhythms. Tue 15 Aug - 19th Sep, 7-8.30pm. 2 trial sessions offered on Tue 8th Aug, 7-8.30pm & Sun 13 Aug, 4.30pm-6pm, £7/£6.50. Held @ Dace with Attitude, 2 The Stables, 1103 Argyle Street, Glasgow. Drums provided but you’re welcome to bring your own. More details or to book a place tel 0141 222 2266/0141 339 4193. k


DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN PSYCHOTHERAPIST Mary Mortimer, graduate of Boston & London Universities, BA New York.

10 session course, very low fees. Treat yourself to a luxury, raise your self-esteem. Help with depression, relationships and solitude.

0141 333 1859.

I Flower essences as recom- mended by Travis and Pulp and features in the Scotsman. Anxiety, stress, phobias, headaches, ulcers, skin prob- lems. A qualified therapist can help., 0131 446 0681.

TOUCH FOR HEALTH 1 introducing Kinesiology work- shop at the Scottish Kinesiology College in Musselburgh. 26 & 27 August 2000. £95 including course manual. Tel: 0131 665 9599 or email:

ROBERT STONE THERAPEUTICS 153 Broughton Road professional massage therapy ° therapeutic massage ° aro- matherapy ° reflexology ° indian head massage ' advice/appoint- ments call 0131 554 0445

I Yoga classes 6.30pm-8pm Tues, Wed, Thurs. All levels. £4.50/£5.50. Tel 0141 339 4747.

BITE DENTISTRY small, friendly dental practice set in relaxed informal surroundings. All aspects of dental care provided including: hypnosis and sedation for the anxious! Evening appointments available. Contact Ms Eimear O'Connel BDS Ms Andreana V Soave 805 on 0131 446 9578 6 Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH10 505

PERSON CENTRED COUN- SELLING can help you to understand and change life problems, depres- sion, abuse, stress, relationship difficulties, bereavement. Ring Marion Osborne in Glasgow on 07931 527243.

JANE ALDOUS Person Centred Counsellor Offers a supportive dpace to be heard. Personal & work relationships inc. LGBT. Depression, self blaming an dloss. Individuals, couples or groups. 0131 667 9536 e-mail: sulaGcareMreemet


I lyengar Yoga Don’t delay phone now for details of lyengar Yoga classes in Glasgow and surrounding area. All levels catered for. Beginners welcome. Tel 0141 642 0476.

I Tango Argentina relaxed beginners classes every Wednesday at Nicholsons (opposite Festival Theatre), fol- lowed by a Salon. No parties required. 7-10.30pm, class 7.30- 8.15, admission £3. See just how simple the tango really is. 0131 557 4567.

I Cuban Salsa. Son and Rueda classes with Sergio, pro- fessional dance teacher from Cuba. Group classes Mondays at El Barrio (Tollcross), 8-9pm, improvers Cuban Salsa/Rueda, 9.15-10.15pm, beginners Son. Tuesdays at Siglo Bar (Cowgate), beginners Son 8- 9pm, Improvers Salsa/Neda, 9- 10pm. Wednesdays at El Barrio, 8-9pm beginners Cuban Salsa, 9.15-10.15pm, improvers Son. Fridays El Barrio, 1-2pm lunchtime beginners Salsa. Call Sergio/Kath 0131 556 3076, Private classes on request.

DANCE BASE Northern Ballet Theatre Great Expectations 3 Workshops for 8 years + Sunday 11 June from 11am at Theatre School, Stockbridge Further details Dance Base Tel: 0131 225 5525

I ARGENTINIAN TANGO WORKSHOPS FOR BEGINNERS Sat 5th & 12th Aug & Partick Borough Halls/Sat 2nd & 9th Sep & Langside Halls. £12 per session or £20 for 2 sessions. Places are limited, please book in advance. Contact Dance with Attitude 0141 339 4193/karen@

I DANCE WITH ATTITUDE Streetdance 8: Dance Classes (Classes resume 19th Aug). Saturdays at llam & 12 noon respectively & Northcote Scout Hall, 4 Victoria Circus, Hyndland (enter by stairs on Kensington Road). Fusion of Jazz, Hip Hop, African & Contemporary styles. Wear trainers & loose clothing. Bring a mat or towel. Beginners wel- come - no need to book a place just come along! Price £4/£3.50. More details? Karen Pasi 0141 339 4193/karen&dancscope.freeserv

I EVERYBODY SALSA! With the award-winning Academia de Salsa! Expert tuition from our team of Cuban and local instruc- tors. Mons Begs 6.45 or 8.45pm, Inter 2 - 6.45pm, Adv - 8.45pm, Tues - Inter 1 - 6.45, inter 2 8.45pm at Porters, 292 Sauchiehall St. Saturdays at Havana, Hope St. - 1pm Beginners. No partner required. lnfoline. Tel 0141 564 1983/0141 427 6597.

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