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Dance

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

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Individually, with a partner, or as a group, explore dance fundamentals to help you get started on the dance floor.

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Classes offered in-person may be rescheduled, canceled or transitioned to an online format based on COVID-19 guidelines. Students are required to follow COVID-19 guidelines for classroom participation, which includes, but is not limited to, use of masks and social distancing requirements.


Unless otherwise specified in the course description, registration for online classes closes three business days prior to the class start date.

 

African Dance

The Kizomba Explosion

Dirty dancing was not just a movie! Come experience this sensual Angolan dance, which combines salsa, bachata, tango, merengue, samba and lambada and is currently sweeping the globe. Learn foundational footwork and partner work for both lead and follow. Uncover the history, origins, and culture of kizomba. By the end of your class sessions, awe spectators with the way your hips move and how effortless it looks. This dance can be performed solo or with a partner. Couples are welcome with the enrollment of each person.
DANC-725 | 8 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P04 W 7:05-8 p.m. | Almas Del Ritmo
March 24-May 12 | Online

Ballet

Ballet: All Levels

During this introductory class, you’ll learn basic ballet techniques while building your strength, stamina, flexibility and coordination. If you’ve never tried ballet or need a refresher, this is for you. Attire: tight-fitting athletic wear or dancewear and comfortable shoes.
DANC-701 | 6 sessions | $33.50 AGE 60+ | $49 REG
P01 Tu 6-7 p.m. | Tamara Kelly
Jan. 19-Feb. 23 | Online

Belly Dance

Belly Dance for Fun and Fitness

Belly dancing is a fun and exciting way to workout. Experience the sounds of Middle Eastern music while exploring various belly dance moves. Attire: fitness-style clothing.
DANC-745 | 8 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P01 Tu 7-8 p.m. | Theresa Daniels
Feb. 2-March 30 | Online
NOTE: No class March 16.

Hip Hop Fusion Belly Dance

This new, innovative style blends elements of hip hop and street dance with modern, urban belly dance (Egyptian sha’abi). Students will learn a savage and sassy choreography that’s fun and easy to follow from home! Prior belly dance experience is not required, and modifications will be offered for the experienced student. Students may choose to wear street shoes.
DANC-719 | 6 sessions | $32 AGE 60+ | $49 REG
P01 Th 7-8 p.m. | Amber Clarke
Feb. 18-April 1 | Online
NOTE: No class March 18.

Latin Dance

The Bachata Experience

This Dominican dance will have you socializing on the dance floor in no time! Build a strong foundation in both footwork and partner work, achieve an authentic look and feel in your movement, develop and enhance leading and following techniques, and develop your dance etiquette. Also, gain a better understanding of Bachata’s history and culture along with theory, tools and concepts to help make you a more versatile dancer.
DANC-725 | 8 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P03 W 6-7 p.m. | Almas Del Ritmo
Jan. 20-March 10 | Online

Latin Dance Fitness

This Latin-inspired, exhilarating, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning dance fitness-party will move you toward a happier, healthier lifestyle without feeling like you’re working out. Dance through life!
DANC-718 | 8 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P01 M 6-7 p.m. | Almas Del Ritmo
Jan. 25-March 15 | Online
P02 W 6-7 p.m. | Almas Del Ritmo
March 24-May 12 | Online

The Salsa Experience: Beginning

Learn about authentic Latin culture through the rhythmic sounds of salsa music and dance. During these short weeks, you will discover the history of salsa, origin of the dance, basic steps and musicality skills. You will be moving and shaking to some of the hottest salsa music in no time!
DANC-725 | 8 sessions | $59 AGE 60+ | $59 REG
P01 Tu 6-7 p.m. | Almas Del Ritmo
Jan. 19-March 9 | Online

Slide Dance

Slide Dance: Beginning

Slide dancing is a fun, energetic way to get your exercise. People of all ages can have fun moving to great music and making new friends. If you’ve never tried slide dancing or need a refresher, your instructor will start at the beginning and take you to fantastic! No prior experience is required.
DANC-749 | 6 sessions | $35 AGE 60+ | $49 REG
P01 Sa 10-10:50 a.m. | Eleanor Whitney
Jan. 23-Feb. 27 | Online

Slide Dance: Advanced

This strictly-for-fun course is designed to teach you the Electric Slide and many of its popular variations. Be on top of the latest steps and routines so you can be confident on the dance floor at the next party or social event. Some prior experience is recommended.
DANC-749 | 6 sessions | $35 AGE 60+ | $49 REG
P02 Sa 11-11:50 a.m. | Eleanor Whitney
Jan. 23-Feb. 27 | Online


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