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Beginner, Strategy and Refresher Canasta Classes ~ sign up now for June 2024 classes!!

Upcoming Classes

Canasta Lessons
This is a 3 session class of 2 hours each, taught via Zoom.  Lessons are very social and interactive~you will feel like you are in person, even though you are
Strategy and Special Hands Class
For beginner 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 10 minutes

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Give the gift of canasta and a great time with friends!
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Beginner Lessons forming now!! Tuesdays 6/18 & 6/25; Wednesday 6/19 and
11:00-1:00 EST

Strategy Lessons forming now!! Tuesday 6/25
1:30-3:30 EST

Please contact me to schedule

In Person Lesson Update

In person beginner Canasta Lessons and Supervised Play, postponed until further notice! My Zoom lessons are very social and interactive and just like in person! I am always available by email to answer your canasta questions. Let's Meld together!!

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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

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

Paul B., New York City

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

Nicole S., New York City

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

Laurie W., Monmouth Beach, NJ