Dance & Gymnastics 

Hip Hop Classes

Location:  Arnold Rue Community Center, 5758 Lorraine Ave, 95210; (209) 937-7350

Instructor: La Shonda Roberts

 

Beginning Hip Hop

  • Age: 6-11 years old
  • Cost: $50
  • Time of Class: Saturdays; 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Hip Hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest in street dancing, breaking, popping and locking.  Classes encourage students to bring their individual style and personality to the movements.

 

Ballet

Pre- Ballet

Instructor:  Adam Green

Location:  Arnold Rue Community Center, 5758 Lorraine Ave, 95210; (209) 937-7350

  • Ages: 5 - 8 years old (boys and girls)
  • Cost:  $50.00 month
  • Time of Class: Saturdays; 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.

Students develop the fundamentals of ballet and focus on proper body alignment, basic steps, techniques, and musicality. Students also learn life skills such as discipline, teamwork, and creativity while having fun. 

Tap Dancing

Beginning Adult Tap

Instructor: Susan Sixkiller
Location: Oak Park Ice Arena, 3545 Alvarado Street, 95204

  • Ages: 16+
  • Cost: $38 per month
  • Time of Class: 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Day of Week: Wednesdays

No formal training needed. Expect to be tap dancing in the first lesson.

The course includes both traditional and Rad Tap techniques. The first lesson is a free trial.

 

Intermediate Adult Tap

Instructor: Susan Sixkiller
Location: Oak Park Ice Arena, 3545 Alvarado Street, 95204

  • Ages: 16+
  • Cost: $38, $15 drop-in fee
  • Time of Class: 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Day of Week: Wednesdays

Explore advanced lessons in traditional and Rad Tap techniques.

Performing at community events is optional.

 

Tap Dancing for Seniors

Instructor: Susan Sixkiller
Location: Oak Park Senior Center, 730 E. Fulton Street, 95204; (209) 937-7777

Low Impact Senior Tap

  • Ages: 50+
  • Cost: $35 per month non-members/$25 per month senior membership holders
  • Time of Class: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Day of Week: Tuesdays

No formal training needed. Expect to be tap dancing in the first lesson. This course is low impact and geared for seniors looking for dance movement. The first lesson is a free trial.

Folkloric Dancing

Instructor: Myrna L. Gutierrez
Location: Arnold Rue Community Center, 5758 Lorraine Avenue, 95207; (209) 937-7350

Folkloric Dance Rhythms

  • Ages: See Below
  • Cost: $35 per month
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
    • Ages 5-7: 9:15am - 10:15am
    • Ages 8-18: 10:15am - 11:15am

Learn the beautiful dances of Mexico. Ballet folkloric dance consists of a basic set of steps known as zapateados, which involves percussive heel stomping. Students will learn the different folkloric dance rhythms from north, south, east, and west Mexico. Through this series, students will be able to move into three folkloric dance levels: beginning, intermediate and advanced.  

Ballroom Boot Camp

Instructor: Cathy Medeiros
Location: Oak Park Senior Center, 730 E. Fulton Street, 95204; (209) 937-7777

Smooth, Latin, and Club Dances

  • Ages: 10+
  • Cost: $40 per month/4 classes
  • Time of Class: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Day of Week: Wednesdays beginning January 2017

Smooth dances (Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot); Latin dances (Salsa, Cha Cha, Rumba); Club dances (East Coast, swing, night club two step, country two step) all covered. Beginners to advanced can enroll; no partner is required. Receive semi-private instruction at a group price.

Soul Line Dancing

Instructor:

  • Tuesdays - Tanya Gippson
  • Thursdays - Tonya Starr Dooley

Location: Stribley Community Center, 1760 E. Sonora Street, 95205; (209) 937-7351

Soul Line Dancing for Fun

  • Ages: All Ages
  • Cost: FREE
  • Time of Class: 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
  • Day of Week: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Have fun learning a variety of soul line dance steps while listening to upbeat, soul music. Fun way to get your move on and perfect for all levels of dance knowledge and all ages.

 

Kindergym

Instructor: Nancy Healy
Location: Seifert Community Center, 128 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, 95207; (209) 937-8307

Child with Parent Class

  • Ages: 2 - 3.5 years of age
  • Cost: $40 for 4 classes
  • Class Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • Day of Week: Fridays

Parent and child use play movement and gymnastic skills to develop coordination and to encourage social skills and a positive outlook.

Preschool Gym

Instructor: Nancy Healy
Location: Seifert Community Center, 128 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, 95207; (209) 937-8307

 

Young Children Learn Tumbling and Balance Skills

  • Ages: 3 - 5 
  • Cost: $32 for 3 classes
  • Age 3 class: 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Wednesdays
  • Age 4 - 5 class: 10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m., Wednesdays

Fun class for young children. Activities include stretching, beginning tumbling and vault, balance beam, and games. Kids make new friends, build core strength, and increase self-confidence.

Gymnastics Level 1

Instructor: Nancy Healy
Location: Seifert Community Center, 128 W. Benjamin Holt Drive, 95207; (209) 937-8307

  • Ages: 5 - 10 years of age
  • Cost: $42 for 4 classes; $32 for 3 classes
  • Age 5 - 9, Beginning Level: 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. , Thursdays
  • Age 5 - 9, Beginning Level: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Fridays
  • Age 6 - 10, Advanced Level: 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Thursdays

Students learn beginning tumbling skills, balance beam games, stretching, and vault. Tumbling skills focus on front/backward rolls and cartwheels. A social and fun class!  

 

 

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