AYALA Center Cebu, Cebu’s premier destination for shopping, dining and entertainment, launched its Happy Colorful Summer campaign recently, a series of workshops for kids and fitness enthusiasts throughout March, April and May plus a line up of new store openings, international artists, summer concerts, fashion shows, music and art festivals and other events for the whole family.
With school out, happy kids do what they love and Ayala Center Cebu has lined up a premium selection of workshops at The Active Zone for kids aged four to 12 starting April 7.
Keep the kids active this summer while bringing out the best in them with fun learning workshops in taekwondo, fashion modeling, painting and jazz and contemporary dance classes.
Taekwondo, “the way of the foot and the hand”, originated from Korea and is one of the world’s most popular martial arts. It combines self-defense and combat techniques with sport and exercise.
Benefits include an improvement of strength and balance, concentration, discipline and respect. Have your child learn the basics or advance their martial art skills with Kenn Sports Academy’s Taekwondo Workshop.
There will be two batches – April 7 to May 2 and May 5 to 23. Classes will be held on Mondays and Fridays from 11 a.m. – 12 nn at The Active Zone.
Registration fee for 15 sessions per student is at P2, 500 plus a P500 receipt from any Ayala Center Cebu store for regular shoppers and P2, 500 for Amore/VIPinoy cardholders upon presentation of their card.
Classes will be held in two batches from Mondays to Fridays, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. with the first batch from April 7 to April 29 and second batch from May 5 to 22. Registration fee for 12 sessions per student is at P3, 500 plus a P500 receipt from any Ayala Center Cebu store inclusive of a photoshoot and fashion show and P3, 500 for Amore/VIPinoy cardholders.
If you have a budding artist at home, Joel Olivares’ Painting Workshop on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays will further their potential, hone their skill, and celebrate their artistic streak, imagination and creativity.
Registration fee for ten sessions per student is at P2, 500 plus a P500 receipt from any Ayala Center Cebu store or P2, 000 for Amore/VIPinoy cardholders not inclusive of materials.
Let the kids show their jazz hands as they learn the art and joys of dance with Ballet Center’s Jazz and Contemporary dance classes from April 8 to May 13, every Tuesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Registration fee for ten sessions per student is at P2, 500 plus a P500 receipt from any Ayala Center store and P2, 000 for Amore/VIPinoy cardholders.
Share the fun and excitement as the kids showcase their new talent at the Grand Culmination Day at The Activity Center on May 24. Reservation is ongoing with limited slots available.
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