NO PARTNER OR DANCE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (unless noted)
All Levels Ballet for Kids -This all levels ballet class will focus on developing the body mechanics and foundations for all dance styles ballet & beyond. We focus on developing body awareness and building core strength. Kids will work on across the floor drills, stretching and conditioning. This class is great for kids age 5-13. Whether or not a child has dance experience this dance class will be a great benefit to improving their dance skill.
It is recommended that kids wear leotards w/ tights or leggings so we can evaluate their body lines and posture during our drills. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required.
Drop in’s are welcome but pre-registration is encouraged as classes are limited to 20 Students.
Intro to West Coast Swing – This is a great dance for all ages, it is a lead/follow style dance that focuses on developing connection and rhythm with your partner. You will learn 3-4 of the basic west coast swing patterns each week. Once you are familiar with the 7 total west coast swing basics you will be approved to participate in the intermediate level class.
Intermediate West Coast Swing (Experience Required) – Each week we will expand on different concepts of west coast swing to take your dancing to the next level. We explore topics in relation to timing, technique, and teamwork and how it relates to you individually and within the partnership.
All Levels Bachata – 4 week all levels series starting the first Thursday of every month. We focus on Urban style salsa Bachata with added footwork stylings from Dominican style so everyone is well-rounded and ready for the social dance floor. Drop ins are welcome if you have experience in bachata. Make sure to pre-register for the series if this is a class you are interested in.
All Levels Salsa – 4 week beginner series starting the first Thursday of every month. We will alternate focus on Cuban and LA style salsa breaking on the “1” every other month so everyone is well-rounded and ready for the social dance floor. The last Thursday of each month after salsa & bachata class the group will head out to the wild and social dance at a local venue around the Salem area! Come join the fun! Drop ins are welcome if you have experience in salsa.