Adult Art Programs in League City
Our programs for adults vary widely but have a strong emphasis on the arts, self-development, self-awareness, and physical, mental, and emotional strength. Classes could include any variety of soul collage making, yoga, meditation, expressive arts, poetry and writing, spontaneous dance, journaling, and more.
Youth Art Programs in League City
We offer a variety of programs for afterschoolers and homeschoolers ages 8-18. Classes are held Friday mornings from 9-noon and Friday evenings 5-8PM. Each four-class session covers different, but inter-related, topics as we focus on different areas of growth, keeping our classes fun, varied, and extremely interactive. Each class offers an art, movement, and life skills component. Some of our typical activities include:
- Art Activities: Acrylic Painting, Watercolor Painting, Printmaking, Expressive Drawing, Mixed Media, Nature Art, Fiber Arts, 3D ArtsMovement Activities: Yoga, Free-Style Dance, Outdoor Activities such as basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, etc.
- Life Skills Activities: Communication skills, teamwork skills, leadership skills, use of simple tools (hammers, screwdrivers, etc.), change a tire, nutrition, creating a simple menu, food preparation, money awareness, sewing, daily planning, manners, and gardening
The ACADEMY IS A Welcoming, INCLUSIVE center that engages AND FOSTERS each PERSON'S UNIQUE ABILITIES.
WHAT DO YOUR ART CLASSES INCLUDE?
Our Art classes range from creative expression using paper, canvas, paint, clay, charcoal and more to the development of poems, short stories, and other creative modalities. Story-telling and role-playing are a common part of our package. Students interact with each other in new ways, helping them find and develop skills they never had. Our lead Art Therapy teacher, Rachael Maly, has worked with adolescents and teens in the CCISD school systems for the last 19 years (as of 2020).
LIFE SKILLS TRAINING & SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES
Making good choices can be a pretty rocky climb for all of us. Research shows that life skills training can favorably impact the life of people who engage in it. Depression, apathy, low achievement, and/or drug and alcohol use in teens adults can be caused by feelings of not having control or power over their lives, and/or as a result of poor decision-making or coping skills. Our evidence-based life skills programs have been shown to successfully work across a wide spectrum of needs encountered by youth heading into adulthood. Our well-rounded program includes a cognitive component, a self-improvement component, a decision-making component, an anxiety-coping component, and a social skills training component. Dr. Lola Scarborough and Rachael Maly co-lead these teachings.
DANCE, YOGA, AND MEDIDATION AT AMLS ACADEMY
Our Movement and Stillness programs allow students to really get in touch with their bodies, their breath, and their health. Movement modalities such as hula-hoop, free-style dance, fitness exercises, frisbee, and simple yoga postures take students out of their heads and technology and into the physical and expressive realms of their very own dynamic and ever-changing physical selves. Relaxation and focusing techniques are also key aspects of our Movement program, teaching students how to relax and focus, finding their still-points. These practices result in a much better quality of life and reduced stress and anxiety. Our lead teacher is Dr. Lola Scarborough, PhD., an accredited Yoga & Fitness instructor.