YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ALL THESE PROGRAMS. REGISTRATION BEGINS JANUARY 4!
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FDS – Betty Merkle Ford Dance Studio at Franciscan Rec Complex
NCA – Noble Center, Auditorium
NCC – Noble Center, Classroom
Adult Ballet I & II: Ages 15+
Barre and centre floor work will be emphasized. Dress code: leotard and tights or dance pants plus ballet shoes. Class location: FDS
Swing Dancing: Ages 16+
Get an introduction to 6-count swing, including basics, proper frame concepts and turns. You will enjoy dancing to the great big band sounds. The mix of rhythm and sound from today’s hot new bands will make your feet want to move. Must have partner. Fee listed is per couple. Class location: NCA
Middle Eastern Belly Dance Intermediate I: Ages 16+
Women of all ages and sizes can enjoy the benefits of this low impact dance. Continue to build on the Foundation Moves and explore choreography. Benefits -increases your sense of space and gracefulness. Class location: FDS. *No class 11/24. PREREQUISITE: Instructor’s consent.
Middle Eastern Belly Dance Intermediate II: Ages 16+
For students who have taken Intermediate I and are ready for more advanced work. *No Class on 7/4. Class location: FDS
PREREQUISITE: INSTRUCTOR’S CONSENT.
Middle Eastern Belly Dance Advanced: Ages 16+
For advanced students who have taken the Intermediate II class. *No Class on 7/4. Class location: FDS
PREREQUISITE: INSTRUCTOR’S CONSENT. *No class 11/24
Ballroom: Ages 16+
Learn the basic steps in waltz, fox trot, swing and cha cha. Dress code: No flip-flops and no tennis shoes. Must wear dance practice attire: slacks, casual dress, leather sole shoes. Must have partner; fee listed is per couple. Class location: NCA
Salsa: Ages 16+
Brush up on your club dancing and move to the beat of a fusion of traditional African and Cuban and other Latin-American rhythms. You will learn dance moves influenced by many Cuban dances such as Mambo, Cha Cha, Guaracha, Changuí, Palo Monte, Rumba, Abakuá, Comparsa, Mozambique and integrated swing dances. Singles welcome. Class location: NCC
Wedding Dance: 16+
Get ready for that big event by learning the basics of ballroom, Latin, swing and contemporary. Learn how to lead, follow, dip, etc. It’s perfect for anyone going to a wedding. Bring your song on tape or CD. Must have partner; fee listed is per couple.Class location: NCA
Bachata: Ages 14+
Come enjoy the music and learn to do this authentic dance from the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean. It is a basic dance sequence in a full 8 count moving within a square. Simple to learn and fun to dance. No partner needed. Class location: FDS
Cha Cha Singles: Ages 14+
The Cha Cha is one of the most popular of the social Latin-American dances. The Cha Cha is a vibrant, flamboyant and playful dance. The Cha Cha requires small steps and lots of hip motion (Cuban motion), as it is danced in 4/4 time. Singles welcome. Class location: NCC
Tango: Ages 16+
Classes will emphasize the basic rhythms, steps, and body positioning for mambo, cha cha and rhumba. Must have partner. Fee is per couple. Class location: NCA
Tap Dance: Ages 16+
Come tap dance with us! Class location: NCA