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Beginner, Strategy and Refresher Canasta Classes ~ sign up now for November and December 2021!

Upcoming Classes

Refresher Class
Know how to play but haven’t played in a while and you feel a bit rusty? Took beginner lessons and need to take the next step? Took lessons a while ago and need to be reminded of the rules and special hands? Just feel like meeting some canasta peeps? Sign up for this Refresher class so
Strategy and Special Hands Class
For beginners and intermediate players! Learn advanced Strategies, perfect your special play hands and more about how to play those complicated  7’s and Aces! You may sign in 15 minutes early, 12:45 PM, if you would like, and “hang” with your fellow canasta players. I guarantee that you will learn many new strategies, fully understand

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Beginner Lessons forming now!! Monday 12/6 & 12/13 & Wednesday 12/8, 12:00-2:00 EST

Please contact me to schedule

In Person Lesson Update

In person beginner Canasta Lessons and Supervised Play, postponed until further notice! Please stay healthy and quarantine! We will appreciate our canasta family even more when this virus subsides! In the meantime, I am always available by email to answer your canasta questions!! We WILL meld again!!!

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We laughed, drank wine, made  some new friends and learned canasta in a very fun way!!

Laurie W., Monmouth Beach, NJ

Elyse taught us so much strategy, I feel like I could play with any level player now!

Nicole S., New York City

Elyse’s classes were so much fun and I met the nicest people while learning the game!

Paul B., New York City

I can’t believe my wife talked me in to taking Canasta lessons, but I actually had a great time learning and drinking with friends!!

Walter K., Manalapan, NJ