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Dance & Gymnastics

Dance

Folkloric Dance Rhythms

Learn the beautiful dances of Mexico for all levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced).  Ballet folkloric dance consists of a basic set of steps called zapateados, which involves percussive heel-stomping.  Students will learn folkloric dance rhythms from each region of Mexico, each with its own dance routines, customs, and styles.  Instruction for this course will take place at the Arnold Rue Community Center.

  • Ages:  4+
  • Cost:  $35 per month
  • Day & Times:
    • Ages 4 to 10:  9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
    • Ages 11 and up:  10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Upcoming Class Schedule
    • July 12, 19, 26
    • August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    • September 6, 13, 20, 27
    • October 4, 11, 18, 25

Adult Tap - Beginning & Intermediate

Beginning Adult Tap is perfect for those who have no formal training and just want to give tap dancing a try.   Expect to be tap dancing during the first lesson.  This class teaches both traditional and Rad Tap techniques.  The first lesson is offered on a trial basis at no charge.

 

Intermediate Adult Tap is perfect for people who want to explore ongoing lessons in traditional and Rad Tap techniques.  This class performs at community events; performing is optional.  Susan Sixkiller teaches these classes at the Oak Park Ice Arena.

  • Ages:  16+ 
  • Cost:  $35 per month for Intermediate, $15 drop-in fee
  • Cost:  $38 per month for Beginner 
  • Day & Times:
    • Wednesdays
      • Intermediate:  5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
      • Beginning:  6:45 - 7:45 p.m.

  • Upcoming Class Schedule:

    • July 9, 16, 23

    • August - No Classes

    • September 3, 10, 17, 24

    • October 1, 8, 15, 22

    • October 29, November 5, 12, 26

    • December 3 & 10 (half-rate)

Tap Dancing for Seniors

Discover low-impact tap dancing to the oldies.  

First lesson is free at the Oak Park Senior Center

  • Ages:  Seniors
  • Cost:  $25 for city-wide senior members
  • Cost:  $35 non-members
  • Day & Time:
    • Tuesdays, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
  • Upcoming Class Schedule:
    • July 15, 29
    • August - No Classes
    • September 2, 9, 16, 23
    • September 30, October 7, 14, 21
    • October 28, November 4, 11, 25
    • December 2 & 9 (half-rate)

Ballroom Design-A-Dance

Social dance class students can choose from:

- Smooth dances (Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot)

- Latin dances (Salsa, Cha Cha, Rumba)

- Swing dances (East Coast, West Coast, Lindy Hop) 

Students can study one dance of their choice for six hours of instruction.  Beginners to advanced can enroll and no partner is required.  Receive semi-private instruction at a group-lesson price.


For more information, please visit the External Link below.  Cathy Medeiros teaches this class at Oak Park Senior Center.

  • Ages:  9+
  • Cost:  $45 for three class sessions; $60 for four class sessions; $15 drop-in fee
  • Day & Time:
    • Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. 
  • Upcoming Class Schedule: 
    • July 9, 16, 23, 30
    • August 6, 13, 20, 27
    • September 3, 10, 17, 24
    • October 1, 8, 15, 22
    • November 5, 12, 19
    • December - No Clases

Beginning Ballet

Learn basic steps of ballet.  Students perform a recital in June.  Instruction for this course is provided by Beverly Burke-Baker and will take place at the Arnold Rue Community Center.

  • Ages:  6 to 12
  • Cost:  $40 per month
  • Day & Time: 
    • Saturdays, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 
  • Upcoming Class Schedule: 
    • July 12, 19, 26
    • August 2, 9, 16, 23
    • September 6, 13, 20, 27
    • October 4, 11, 18, 25

Preschool Dance

Learn the beginning steps of dance – including ballet, tap, and jazz – and perform in a recital in June.   Instruction for this course is provided by Beverly Burke-Baker and will take place at the Arnold Rue Community Center.

  • Ages:  3 to 5 
  • Cost:  $35 per month
  • Day & Times: 
    • Saturdays
      • 8:30 - 9:15 a.m.
      • 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Upcoming Class Schedule:  
    • July 12, 19, 26
    • August 2, 9, 16, 23
    • September 6, 13, 20, 27
    • October 4, 11, 18, 25

Gymnastics

Kindergym

Parent and child use play movement designed to develop coordination with gymnastics skills that encourages social skills and a positive experience for both.  Nancy Healy teaches this class at Seifert Community Center.

  • Ages:  12 to 36 months
  • Cost:  $30 for three class sessions; $35 for four class sessions 
  • Day and Times: 
    • Fridays  
      • 19 to 26 months:  9:45 - 10:30 a.m.
      • 27 to 36 months:  10:30 - 11:15 a.m. 
  • Upcoming Schedule:
    • July 11, 18, 25
    • August 1, 8, 22, 29
    • September 5, 12, 19, 26
    • October 3, 10, 17, 24

Preschool Gym

This fun class for young kids includes stretching, beginning tumbling, balance beam, beginning vaulting, and games.  Children make new friends while building core strength and increasing self-confidence.  Nancy Healy teaches this class at the Seifert Community Center.

  • Ages:  3 to 5
    • Age 3:  10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
    • Ages 4 to 5:  10:45 - 11:15 a.m.
  • Cost:  $30 for three (3) class sessions; $35 for four (4) class sessions 
  • Days & Times: 
  • Tuesdays
    • July - No classes
    • August - No classes
    • September 9 16, 23
    • October 14, 21, 28
  • Wednesdays
    • July 9, 16, 23
    • August 6, 20, 27
    • September 10, 17, 24
    • October 15, 22, 29

Gymnastics Level 1

Students learn beginning tumbling skills, balance beam games, stretching and beginning vault.  Tumbling skills will focus on front, backward rolls, and cartwheels.  A social and fun class!  Nancy Healy teaches this class at Seifert Community CenterPre-registration required.

  • Ages:  5 to 7
  • Cost:  $40 per month
  • Day & Times:
    • Thursdays
      • Ages 5 to 7:  3:15 - 4:00 p.m.
      • Ages 5 to 7:  4:00 - 4:45 p.m. 
  • Upcoming Class Schedule:
  • Ages 5 to 7:  3:15 - 4:00 p.m.

    • July - No Classes

    • August 7, 21, 28

    • September 4, 11, 18, 25

    • October 9, 16, 23, 30

  • Ages 5 to 7:  4:00 - 4:45 p.m.  
    • July 10, 17, 24, 31
    • August 7, 21, 28
    • September 4, 11, 18, 25
    • October 9, 16, 23, 30

External Links


Ballroom - Design a Dance

Oak Park Ice Arena

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