Summer Classes

Early Childhood (Parent-Child & Preschool-K) Children & TeensIntergenerationalAdult     

Summer Camps

Early Childhood Program

Our Early Childhood Summer program is made up of Parent-Child and Preschool-K classes. Our Parent-Child classes include Nurturing Baby for ages 2 months-pre-walking, Parent/Toddler for walking-2½ years, Parent/Toddler/Child for 18 months-4 years, Parent/Child for 2½-4 years, and Yoga Fun for 3-4 years. Our Preschool-K classes include Creative Dance and Creative Ballet for ages 3½-5 years, and Yoga Fun for 5-6 years.

Parent-Child Classes

Nurturing Baby

For infants 2 months-pre-walking

This class focuses on fun and appropriate movements for building baby’s body and brain. Playful social/emotional connections are made as you and baby dance together and with others. Explore dance concepts using multi-sensory props and instruments. Sing nursery rhymes and move to a wide variety of music. Learn how to support and encourage floor time so baby can move through the early developmental patterns that wire the central nervous system and brain. Caregivers are always welcome.

Clothing
Adults: comfortable, non-restrictive clothes and bare feet.
Infants: onesie and bare feet.

  • 5 Week Summer Session: July 3-August 5, 2017
  • Cost: $70

Nurturing Baby Class Schedule
For infants 2 months-pre-walking

Monday 11:00-12:00 Terry Goetz Upper & Lower Studio Register

Parent/Toddler – Parent/Child

Dancing together with your child while exploring movement activities and practicing skills is not only lots of fun but very educational. Activities are taught that can be explored at home. A wide variety of music, props, and rhythm instruments add to the playful environment and learning. Skill development becomes more challenging in Parent/Child class. Caregivers are always welcome. If siblings six-months-old and older attend, they must be registered as a student for half price.

Clothing
Adults: comfortable, non-restrictive clothes and bare feet.
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • 5 Week Summer Session: July 3-August 5, 2017
  • Cost: $70
  • 4 Week Summer Session, Saturday classes: July 15-August 5, 2017
  • Cost: $56

Parent/Toddler

For toddlers walking-2½ years

Parent/Toddler Class Schedule

Tuesday 10:00-11:00 Kechelle Jackson Upper & Lower Studio Register
Saturday (7/15 start date) 9:30-10:30 Kechelle Jackson Upper & Lower Studio Register

Parent/Toddler/Child

For 18 months-4 years

Parent/Toddler/Child Class Schedule

Monday 10:00-11:00 Terry Goetz Upper & Lower Studio Register

Parent/Child

For children 2½-4 years

Parent/Child Class Schedule

Tuesday 11:00-12:00 Kechelle Jackson Upper & Lower Studio Register
Saturday (7/15 start date) 10:35-11:35 Kechelle Jackson Upper & Lower Studio Register

Yoga Fun with Parent

This class explores basic concepts of yoga through games, songs, and stories. Discover dance and movement themes in the body, connections to the world and animals around us, as well as ways to self-soothe and calm the body and mind. Parents/caregivers participate with ages 3-4 for family fun. Ages 5 and 6 may attend alone or with a parent.

Clothing
Adults: comfortable, non-restrictive clothes and bare feet.
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • 5 Week Summer Session: July 3-August 5, 2017
  • Cost: $55

Yoga Fun with Parent Class Schedule
For 3-6 years

Thursday 10:00-10:45 Hayley Shannon & Ines Andrade Upper & Lower Studio Register

Preschool-K Classes

Creative Dance

Ages 3½-4, 4½-5, and 3½-5 years

Having fun, exploring movement concepts, developing dance skills, strengthening the body and brain, interacting with others – it all happens in creative dance classes. Skills become more challenging throughout the year and progress with age level.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet

  • 5 Week Summer Session: July 3-August 5, 2017
  • Cost: $72

Creative Dance Class Schedule
Ages 3½ to 5-years

Wed 9:45-10:45 (3½ to 5) Kechelle Jackson Upper & Lower Studio Register
Fri 9:30-10:30 (3½ to 5) Ines Andrade Upper & Lower Studio Register
Sat 9:30-10:30 (3½ to 4) Hayley Shannon Upper & Lower Studio Register

Creative Ballet

Ages 3½ to 5-years

Exploring ballet skills and vocabulary through creative dance helps young dancers learn ballet more easily and enjoyably. We dance in bare feet.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • 5 Week Summer Session: July 3-August 5, 2017
  • Cost: $72

Creative Ballet Class Schedule
Ages 3½ to 5-years

Thur 11:00 – 12:00 (3½-5) Hayley Shannon Upper & Lower Studio Register
Sat 10:35-11:35 (4½-5) Hayley Shannon Lower Studio Register

Pre-Ballet

For 5-6 years

A fun and creative introduction to ballet class. Exploring ballet technique through the dance concepts nurtures the whole dancer. Musicality, healthy alignment, and improvisation are all a part of this  developmentally appropriate ballet class. Ballet shoes optional.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, ballet shoes.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, ballet shoes.

  • 5 Week Summer Session: July 3-August 5, 2017
  • Cost: $72

Pre-Ballet Class Schedule
For 5-6 years

Friday 10:30-11:30 Ines Andrade Upper & Lower Studio Register

Yoga Fun

For 5-6 years

This class explores basic concepts of yoga through games, songs, and stories. Discover dance and movement themes in the body, connections to the world and animals around us, as well as ways to self- soothe and calm the body and mind. Parents/caregivers participate with ages 3-4 for family fun. Ages 5 and 6 may attend alone or with a parent.

Clothing
Adults: comfortable, non-restrictive clothes and bare feet.
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • 5 Week Summer Session: July 3-August 5, 2017
  • Cost: $55

Yoga Fun Class Schedule
For 5-6 years

Thursday 10:00-10:45 Hayley Shannon & Ines Andrade Upper & Lower Studio Register

 

Children and Teens Program

Our Children and Teens Summer program is made up of Pre-Ballet for ages 5-6, Creative Modern for ages 6-8, Ballet I for ages 7-9, Hip Hop for ages 6-9, and Intergenerational Modern for ages 7-adult. We welcome the serious dance student as well as those who want fun, exercise, and the chance to develop dance and movement skills in a non-threatening and positive environment. CDC's curriculum for children and teens continues to incorporate and build on the methodology and philosophy of the Early Childhood Program as more specialized classes are offered.

Pre-Ballet

For 5-6 years

A fun and creative introduction to ballet class. Exploring ballet technique through the dance concepts nurtures the whole dancer. Musicality, healthy alignment, and improvisation are all a part of this  developmentally appropriate ballet class. Ballet shoes optional.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, ballet shoes.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, ballet shoes.

  • 5 Week Summer Session: July 3-August 5, 2017
  • Cost: $72

Pre-Ballet Class Schedule
For 5-6 years

Friday 10:30-11:30 Hannah Kaye Upper & Lower Studio Register

Creative Modern

Ages 6-8 years

A class for dancers ready to experience more technique and skill development while continuing to have fun improvising and choreographing.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings, bare feet.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.

  • 5 Week Summer Session: July 3-August 5, 2017
  • Cost: $77

Creative Modern Class Schedule
Ages 6-8 years

Wednesday 11:00-12:15 Kechelle Jackson Upper & Lower Studio Register

Hip Hop

Ages 6-9 years

This fun and engaging Hip Hop class explores the various street dance styles that have developed from the vibrant culture of Hip Hop, through the lens of the concepts of dance. Dancers will learn technique and movement vocabulary from breaking, locking, and popping, as well as commercial/new style, House dance, and Hip Hop dance moves of past decades. Have fun discovering the way smooth and sharp energy, strong and light weight, high and low levels feel as you move in this dance style. Dancers have the opportunity to develop their own voice through learning how to free-style and creating their own dances.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes or stretchy street clothes. Sneakers required. 
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, stretchy street clothes. Sneakers required. 

  • 5 Week Summer Session: July 3-August 5, 2017
  • Cost: $72

Hip Hop Class Schedule
Ages 6-9 years

Saturday 11:45-12:45 Kechelle Jackson Upper & Lower Studio Register

Ballet I

Ages 7-9

Classical ballet emphasizes strength, flexibility, alignment, & musicality. Exploring ballet technique through the dance concepts nurtures the whole dancer. Classes are offered in a relaxed and supportive learning environment. Ballet shoes required.

Clothing
Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance skirts, etc., t-shirts, leggings. Hair should be pulled back from the face. Ballet shoes required.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, dance clothes. Ballet shoes required.

  • 5 Week Summer Session: July 3-August 5, 2017
  • Cost: $77

Ballet I Class Schedule
Ages 7-9

Monday 3:45-5:00 Terry Goetz Lower Studio Register

Intergenerational Modern

Ages 7 – Adult

This wonderful class brings people together in community as we stretch and strengthen our bodies, minds, and creative spirits. Appropriate for youth ages 7 and up, adults, and those parents and children who want to experience fantastic fun and bonding while dancing together! Class is a brain-compatible blend of BrainDance, floor & center work, movement combinations, folk dances, improvisations, and choreography. Fun and fitness for all! Live accompaniment.    

Clothing

Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance shorts, t-shirts, leggings, stretch pants, bare feet, hair should be pulled back from the face.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.
Adults: dance or exercise clothes, bare feet, athletic or dance sneakers are fine if you have an injury.

  • 5 Summer Classes: June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1
  • Cost: $77 for individuals. $115 for Parent/Youth couple.

Intergenerational Modern Class Schedule
Ages 7 – Adult

Individual: ages 7-adult Tue 6:45-8:15 Anne Green Gilbert Upper Studio Register
Parent/Youth Couple Tue 6:45-8:15 Anne Green Gilbert Upper Studio Register

 

Adult Program

Our Adult Summer classes rejuvenate the body and mind.

Intergenerational Modern

Ages 7 – Adult

This wonderful class brings people together in community as we stretch and strengthen our bodies, minds, and creative spirits. This modern dance class is appropriate for youth ages 7 and up, adults, and those parents and children who want to experience fantastic fun and bonding while dancing together! Class is a brain-compatible blend of BrainDance, floor & center work, movement combinations, folk dances, improvisations, and choreography. Fun and fitness for all! Live accompaniment.    

Clothing

Girls: dance clothes such as leotards, footless tights, dance shorts, t-shirts, leggings, stretch pants, bare feet, hair should be pulled back from the face.
Boys: sweat pants/shorts, t-shirts, bare feet.
Adults: dance or exercise clothes, bare feet, athletic or dance sneakers are fine if you have an injury.

  • 5 Summer Classes: June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1
  • Cost: $77 for individuals. $115 for Parent/Youth couple.

Intergenerational Modern Class Schedule
Ages 7 – Adult

Individual: ages 7-adult Tue 6:45-8:15 Anne Green Gilbert Upper Studio Register
Parent/Youth Couple Tue 6:45-8:15 Anne Green Gilbert Upper Studio Register

Yoga – Being Connected

Adults

'BEING Connected Yoga' offers a practice that integrates body, mind, and spirit through a focus on core strength, posture alignment, and meditation. Slowing down and bringing awareness and connection of breath with poses, invites a sense of calm and flow with each movement. Adaptations are offered for varied experience, ability, strength, and flexibility. Feel alive and young while aging well!

Clothing
Loose or stretchy clothing and bare feet. Layers also recommended. Socks may be worn for centering and warm up poses, as well as cooling down poses and Savasana. 

  • 5 Summer Classes: Mon. July 3, Mon. July 10, Sun. July 16, Mon. July 24, Mon. July 31
  • July 16 class is a Sunday
  • Cost: $65
  • Drop-in fee: $14

Yoga – Being Connected Class Schedule

Mon & Sun M7/3&10, S7/16, M7/24&31 7:00-8:15 pm Ruth Hylander Upper & Lower Studio Register