Adult & Teen Classes

PLEASE NOTE: MOST CLASSES ARE HELD ONLINE USING ZOOM. SOME CLASSES ARE IN-STUDIO AS WELL AS BY ZOOM (HYBRID).

Summer Session #2 runs for 6 weeks between July 19 – Aug 29, 2021 and is open for registration.

We will need to have a minimum number of students enrolled in a class series in order for it to continue beyond the first meeting. If minimum enrollment for the series has not been met before the second class, the class will be removed from the schedule.

Make-ups may be taken during the 6-week session but may not be carried over to the next session.

AfroBeats

Afrobeats is an eclectic style originating predominantly from West Africa. It evolved from traditional African dance styles as a response to the energetic, upbeat rhythms of Afrobeats music. In this class, you’ll learn the fundamentals and move on to playful footwork and catchy moves; it is beginner-friendly but fun for dancers of all levels.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Sundays, 1:00-2:00 pm, July 25 – Aug 29 CANCELLED 

Instructor: Stephen Hill
Fee (6 week series): $60, Single Class: $12

AfroCaribbean 

This class will explore the different dances from the African Diaspora in the Caribbean Islands and their modern forms such as Soca, Afro-Beats, Dembow, Reggae, Reggaetón, Bomba, etc. Exploring Katherine Dunham, an early modern dancer who has been called “the queen of black dance.” Bringing together African, Caribbean ritual, social dance and concert dance, this class focuses on developing strength, stamina, flexibility, quick feet movements and the ability to fully and rapidly undulate the torso. The class creates a dance community that nurtures, heals, renews, and inspires body and spirit.

SUMMER SESSION #2 
Thursdays, 6:00-6:55pm PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF TIME July 22 – Aug 26 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Stephen Hill
Fee (6 week series): $60, $12 single class

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Ballet – Daytime sections!

Studying ballet is one of the most effective and elegant ways of improving posture, grace, flexibility, and strength. It is considered to be an excellent foundation for many other forms of dance. No experience needed for the beginning classes; one year of training is recommended for advanced beginning, barre and mixed-level classes, and at least two for intermediate and intermediate/advanced.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Beginning:
Mondays, 6:30-7:25 pm, July 19 – Aug 23  ONLINE ONLY CANCELLEDREGISTER NOW or
Wednesdays, 12 pm-12:55 pm, July 21 – Aug 25 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW

Adv. Beginning:
Tuesdays, 5:30-6:45 pm, July 20 – Aug 24 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW or
Saturdays, 12:30-1:55 pm, July 24 – Aug 28 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW

Barre Only: Mondays, 5:30-6:25 pm, July 19 -Aug 23 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW

Mixed-level:
Sundays, 3-4:25 pm, July 25 – Aug 29
ONLINE  CANCELLED
IN-STUDIO  CANCELLED

Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm, July 21 – Aug 25 IN-STUDIO ONLY REGISTER NOW

Intermediate:
Thursdays, 5:30-7 pm, July 22 – Aug 26 IN-STUDIO ONLY REGISTER NOW or
Saturdays, 11 am-12:25 pm, July 24 – Aug 28
ONLINE  REGISTER NOW
IN-STUDIO  REGISTER NOW

Intermed./Advanced:
Mondays, 7-8:30 pm, July 19 – Aug 23 IN-STUDIO ONLY REGISTER NOW

Instructors: Rachelle Feldman (Sat. Int), Isabelle (Frame) Sanchez (Sunday Mixed Level), Nicki Miller (Mon. Int./Adv., Thurs. Int.,); Steven James Rodriguez Velez (Monday Barre, Mon. Beg, Tues. Adv. Beg, Wed. noon Beg, Sat. Adv Beg); Danielle Segretto (Wed Mixed Level)

Fees (6 weeks):  One hour classes: $60, 75 min classes: $72, 90 minute classes: $84
Single Classes: $12/60 min, $14/75 min, $16/90 min

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Ballet Awareness

In this class, students will gain a deeper insight into the technical foundations of ballet and discover how to move through the classical form with special attention to initiation, articulation and alignment. Class begins with breathing and body awareness exercises, and progresses to simple barre and center exercises done slowly and mindfully. For beginners and experienced dancers alike.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Thursdays 11am-11:55 am, July 22 – Aug 26

ONLINE  REGISTER NOW
IN-STUDIO  REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Anthony “AJ” Nelson
Fee (6 weeks): $60, $12 drop-in

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Ballet Basics

Are you brand-new to ballet? Then this is the place to start! Most beginner-level classes are populated by students who may have had at least a little ballet training. This introductory class will start from square one, explaining ballet terminology and introducing proper technique. Students who would like a review of the basics are also welcome.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Thursdays 5:45-6:45 pm, July 22 – Aug 26 IN-STUDIO ONLY FULL JOIN WAITLIST

Instructor: Izzy Sanchez
Fee (6 weeks): $60, $12 drop-in

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Bollywood Dance

Bollywood is the name given to the style of dancing seen in popular Indian musical films. It is an exciting fusion of many different styles, including classical Indian dance, hip-hop, belly dance, Latin dance and more. This class will bring out your inner Bollywood superstar, while giving you a fun workout!

SUMMER SESSION #2

Beginning
Thursdays 6:30-7:30 pm, July 22 – Aug 26 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW
Intermediate
Saturdays 2- 3 pm, July 24 -Aug 28 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW


Instructor
: Nischitha Shetty
Fee (6 weeks): $60, $12 drop-in 

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Brazilian Samba

Students will take an imaginary journey to Rio de Janeiro as they experience the lively movements of Brazilian Samba! Prepare for a workout as you learn the fast footwork, elegant body movements and spirited choreography of this sensual dance.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm, July 21 – Aug 25  
IN-STUDIO ONLY FULLJOIN WAITLIST

Instructor: Cristal Chinchayan
Fee (6 weeks): $60, $12 drop-in

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Contemporary

Based in ballet and modern dance, this contemporary class will teach choreography and phrases, often using emotion or music to motivate the movement. We will explore different movement qualities such as fluidity verses sharp movements, using accents, floor work, and more. Some experience recommended but brave beginners are very welcome.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Mixed Level
Sundays 1:00-1:55 pm, July 25 – Aug 29
ONLINE  REGISTER NOW
IN-STUDIO  REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Hannah Marr
Fees (6 weeks): $60 Single Class: $12

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Contemporary Dance Styles

This fun class will focus on several contemporary dance styles, including jazz, modern, and lyrical, with perhaps a little improv thrown in for good measure. Both beginners and students with some dance experience are welcome.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Mondays 5:30-6:25 pm, July 19 – Aug 23
ONLINE  REGISTER NOW
IN-STUDIO FULL JOIN WAITLIST

Instructor: Jessi Knight
Fees (6 weeks): $60 Single Class: $12

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Contemporary Explorations

This is an exploratory class focused on sensation, pleasure, and expanding our scope of imagination. After a warm-up, we will play improvisational games in the center and across the floor and end with a dance combination based on our work/play in class. No experience needed, just the willingness to break patterns and connect more deeply with the tools we have already accumulated during our lives.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Tuesdays 7 -8pm, July 20 – Aug 24 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Steven James Rodriguez Velez
Fees (6 week series): $60, Single Class: $12

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Dance Video Divas

Have you ever watched a Beyoncé or Britney video and wanted to learn the dance yourself? This class shows you how to do just that! After a short warm-up, this fun class will focus on a step-by-step breakdown of the original choreography from your favorite music videos (with credit to the choreographers, of course). We’ll even take requests! Don’t miss your chance to dance like Michael, Janet, Beyoncé, N*Sync, J.Lo, Aaliyah and more!

SUMMER SESSION #2
Thursdays 7:00-8:00 pm, July 22 -Aug 26
ONLINE  REGISTER NOW
IN-STUDIO FULL JOIN WAITLIST

Instructor: Anthony “Ay-Jaye” Nelson
Fees (6 week series): $60, Single Class: $12

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Flamenco

If you have seen and been excited by this dynamic and passionate Spanish dance form, this class is for you! You’ll be introduced to all its components: the music, beautiful arm and hand movements, aggressive footwork, use of the skirt, rhythmic clapping and castanets. No experience needed for the beginning class; continuing students should be comfortable with basic footwork. Wear shoes with a sturdy 2-inch heel, and bring all your enthusiasm!

SUMMER SESSION #2
Intermediate: Saturdays, 3:00-4:30 pm IN-STUDIO ONLY REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Jeanie “Marisol” Ibañez
Fees (6 weeks):$84
Single Classes: $16

 

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Hip-Hop

Hip-hop dance is a street dance evolved from hip-hop culture and includes a range of styles, such as breaking, popping and locking. After a warm-up, class will focus on learning short combinations done to hip-hop music. No experience needed for the beginning class; mixed level is for brave beginners and those with more experience, one or more years for intermediate.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Beginning:
Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 pm, July 21 – Aug 25
IN-STUDIO ONLY  REGISTER NOW

Mixed Level:
Thursdays, 8:00-9:00 pm , July 22 – Aug 26
ONLINE  REGISTER NOW
IN-STUDIO 
FULL JOIN WAITLIST

Intermediate:
Saturdays 3:30 pm -4:30 pm, July 24 – Aug 28
IN-STUDIO ONLY REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Darius King (Beginning), Ay-Jaye Nelson (Mixed Level), Bernadine “B” Fields (Intermediate)
Fees (6 weeks):$60, Single Class: $12

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Jazz Funk – IT’S BACK!

This class uses a blend of dance styles in fun and funky choreography set to upbeat pop music. We do a thorough warmup utilizing traditional jazz and modern technique. We build strength, stamina, alignment and fluidity that facilitate dancers expressing through the choreography. This class is very high energy and fun! Some dance experience recommended, but adventurous beginners welcome.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Beginning:
Wednesdays, 5:30–6:25 pm, July 21 – Aug 25 IN-STUDIO ONLY FULL JOIN WAITLIST

Instructor: Christina Conley
Fees (6 weeks):$60, Single Class: $12

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Modern

Modern dance evolved as a rebellion against the formality of ballet; it is more free and expressive but still emphasizes proper alignment and technique. No experience needed for the beginning class; one or more years of training recommended for intermediate. Some experience recommended but not required for the mixed-level class.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Mixed-level:
Thursdays, 12-1:15 pm, July 22 – Aug 26
ONLINE  REGISTER NOW
IN-STUDIO  REGISTER NOW

Intermediate:
Saturdays, 11 am-12:25 pm, July 24 – Aug 28 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW

Instructors: Jessi Knight (Sat. Intermediate); Anthony “AJ” Nelson (Thurs. Mixed Level)
Fees (6 weeks): Thurs: $72, Sat: $84, Single Class: $14/Thurs, $16/Sat

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Modern Jazz

This soulful modern jazz dance class is based in the technique of legendary jazz dance teacher, Luigi. After a grounding warm-up, students will be challenged from the outside in and trained in both the expression and execution of movement. Set to eclectic, atmospheric and heart-thumping music, this modern jazz class will equip you with ballet foundations as well as with modern and jazz dance vocabulary and will keep you engaged, sweaty, and inspired. At least one year of dance training recommended for this intermediate/advanced-level class.

SUMMER SESSION #1
Intermediate: Sundays 5-6 pm, June 6-July 11 (no class on July 4) ONLINE, ONLY REGISTER NOW

SUMMER SESSION #2
Intermediate:
Sundays 5-6 pm, July 25 – Aug 29 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Tracey Durbin
Fees: (6 weeks): $60, Single Class: $12

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Street Jazz

Street Jazz is a fusion of several styles of jazz as taught in dance studios with popular street dance styles, including hip-hop. Students will be encouraged to step outside the box and bring their own individual style and personality to their movement. For beginners as well as those with some dance experience.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Fridays 5:30-6:30 pm, July 23 – Aug 27
ONLINE  REGISTER NOW
IN-STUDIO  REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Anthony “Ay-Jaye” Nelson
Fee (6 week series): $60, Single Class: $12

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Tap

Everybody has rhythm. This class will help you find it and express it! We’ll work on tap dance fundamentals and apply them to choreography and improvisation to different types of music. One year of tap experience recommended for the intermediate class. For the beginners class, tap shoes are not required. Hard-soled shoes on a non-carpeted floor should be sufficient.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Mixed Level:
Tuesdays, 7:30-8:25 pm, July 20 – Aug 24 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW
Intermediate:
Tuesdays, 8:30-9:30 pm, July 20 – Aug 24 ONLINE ONLY CANCELLED 

Instructor: Kathleen O’Melia
Fee (6 week series): $60, Single Class: $12

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Solo Salsa –NEW CLASS!

Let’s explore solo salsa, an easy way to learn the movement, technique and footwork of this fun and energetic dance form. Beginners and all levels are welcome!
Please note: This series is for solo dancers; there will be no partnering. Couples should attend the couples Latin Dance Sampler class.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Tuesdays, 6:00-6:55 pm, July 20-Aug 24  IN-STUDIO ONLY  FULL JOIN WAITLIST

Instructor: Lulu Diaz
Fee (6 weeks): $60 per person, Single Class: $12

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Latin Dance Sampler (for Couples) – NEW CLASS!

In this partner class series, you’ll be introduced to the popular Latin dances of salsa, cha-cha and bachata, learning fun, easy steps designed especially for couples. No experience necessary. We will offer gender-neutral lead/follow techniques and all couples are welcome.

No experience needed; class fees are for two people. Solo dancers should attend the solo class instead.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00pm, July 20 – Aug 24 IN-STUDIO ONLYFULL  JOIN WAIT LIST

Instructor: Lulu Diaz
Fee
(6-week series): $120/couple, Single Class: $24/couple

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Movement/Fitness

 Broadway Workout

Do you want to add some extra exercise to your routine? Are you a fan of Broadway show tunes? You’ve come to the right place! This class will make your workout super fun, as you move and groove to upbeat Broadway songs you love and learn some awesome choreography to boot!

SUMMER SESSION #2
Tuesdays, 5:30-6:25pm, July 20 – Aug 24 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW

Instructors: Emy Landestoy, Stephen Hill
Fee
(6-week series): $60, Single Class: $12

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CardioDance

CardioDance is a super-fun, high energy class that will have you dancing along to an amazing soundtrack of hip-hop and pop dance hits from the 90s, 2000s, and today. You’ll get your heart pumping and work up a sweat, all while learning new dance moves and having a blast! This class is great for the body and the spirit! All fitness and dance levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Please note: this class will not be offered in summer session #2. We plan to offer it again in the fall session.

Instructor: Lori Weiss

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Deep Stretch

This class is a fantastic complement to any dance class you may be taking or an opportunity by itself to get in the stretching that your body needs. This class will help you improve your core strength, muscle control, and flexibility through a flow of moving exercises and static stretches.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Sundays 2-2:55pm, July 25 – Aug 29
ONLINE  REGISTER NOW
IN-STUDIO  REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Hannah Marr
Fee (6 week series): $60, Single Class: $12

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Movement for the Moment

This class is especially designed to help you feel grounded, strong, and connected to yourself and others during this pandemic moment and beyond. Come as you are: tired, overwhelmed, anxious, stiff/sore, whatever! At the beginning of class we will check in so that we can address any “sticky places” that might want special attention.  Using elements of yoga, dance, and mindfulness meditation you will leave feeling more calm, resilient, and at ease in your mind and body. It’s a great way to “let go of the day” and prepare for restful sleep. Feel free to join in your jammies! This class is inclusive of all, regardless of age, (dis)ability, movement experience, fitness level, etc.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Wednesdays, 8:00pm -9:00 pm, July 21 – Aug 25 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Killian Manning
Fees (6 week series): $60, Single Class: $12

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Nia

Nia is an expressive workout that blends dance with the martial and healing arts. You will strengthen, stretch, open and balance your body while dancing to eclectic music from all over the world. A wonderful combination of exercise, fun and spirituality, Nia builds community and brings profound joy to many people! All welcome; movements can be adapted to any fitness level.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Mondays, 10-11 am, July 19 -Aug 23
IN-STUDIO ONLY REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Laurie LaBean
Fee (6 week series): $60, Single Class: $12

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Pilates Mat

The Pilates Method has become a favorite of dancers and others for its effectiveness in promoting flexibility and long, lean muscles. Floor exercises focus on strengthening the body’s core through precise movement, spinal alignment and integration of the breath. Exercises can be modified for all levels.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Mondays 11 am-12:00pm, July 25 – Aug 29
ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW

Instructors: Anna Barker (Mon)
Fees (6 week series): $60 Single Classes: $12

 

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(Coming Out Of) Quarantine Fitness

This fitness class will bring a healing vitality to your daily routine at home. We will utilize low-impact approaches using our own body-weight rather than props to strengthen our bodies and cardiovascular systems while reaping the benefits of improving the way we feel in mind and body. All fitness levels are welcome to join. Yoga mats recommended.

SUMMER SESSION #1
Tuesdays 6:30 -7:30 pm, June 1 – July 6 ONLINE, ONLY REGISTER NOW

SUMMER SESSION #2
Tuesdays 6:30 -7:30 pm, July 20 – Aug 24 ONLINE ONLY REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Isabelle Sanchez
Fee (6 week series): $60, Single Classes: $12

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SharQui: Belly Dance Fitness

Get ready to shimmy and sweat in this new Bellydance Fitness Class! In each class, you’ll learn easy-to-follow belly dance combinations using a dynamic teaching system known as SharQui (pronounced Shar-‘Key), developed by world famous bellydancer, Oreet. You will learn the ancient, beautiful art of belly dance with a focus on constant movement and calorie-burning fun! This class is great for all levels of experience, from brand new beginners to advanced dancers.

SUMMER SESSION #2
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00 pm, July 21 – Aug 25
ONLINE  REGISTER NOW
IN-STUDIO REGISTER NOW

Instructor: Laylianah Mahasin
Fee (6 week series): $60, Single Class: $12

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Self-Care for Stressed Bodies – Free for BIPOC and anyone unable to pay

In these unsettling times, we can all benefit from some extra self-care. This donation-based class will center around mental and physical wellness and is designed for anyone who wants to increase, develop or add to their wellness toolbox. Exercises include breath work, meditative techniques, and body work such as targeted muscle stretches and exercises to release pain and tension as well as improving body, mind, and spirits. This class is for all stressed bodies. For all walks of life. Movers and non-movers alike.

This class is FREE to people who identify as Black, Indigenous or Persons of Color, as well as those without the financial means to pay. Please do register using the link below so that you will receive the  Zoom link; cost for the class will be $0.

If you wish to donate to support the costs for those who are unable to pay, you may click the donation link and choose an amount to add to your cart before checking out: DONATE

 

SUMMER SESSION #2
Mondays 12:00-12:45 pm, July 19-Aug 23
Instructor:
Anthony “Ay-Jaye” Nelson
Fee (6 week series):
$45 Single Class: $9

Please pay and register using this link: ONLINE ONLY REGISTER FOR FULL-COST SERIES
We will continue to offer this class for free to those who identify as BIPOC, as well as anyone who does not have the means to pay. ONLINE, ONLY REGISTER FOR NO-COST SERIES

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