Children will improve their social and communication skills, learn how to work as part of a team, develop a greater sense of trust and cooperation and make new friends. YMCA dance classes also encourage participants to foster positive attitudes and express themselves through creative outlets in a safe and supportive environment. Every child gets to participate and the sessions are safe, exciting and fun. We encourage fair play, positive instruction, and family involvement. Open to non-members.
Participation in Youth Dance classes at the Y provides your child with many opportunities to develop their flexibility, range of motion, physical strength and stamina!
3-6 Years Old
Children will be introduced to ballet terminology, positions and movements as they learn floor and barre exercises, set to both modern and classical music.
5-8 Year Olds
Bollywood dance takes inspiration from Indian folk dances, disco, and earlier forms of Hindi dance. In this class, kids will get to express themselves through this unique and energetic form of movement. At the conclusion, participants will stage a performance for their parents!
Jazz “Trial” Class
4-5 Years Old
Wednesday, February 13 from 1:15-1:45 p.m.
Jazz is a uniquely American and expressive form of dance. Program starts with stretching, isolations, and strengthening exercises. Additionally, students will move across the floor to work on turns leaps, jumps, and runs, before ending with a fast-paced combination to fun, upbeat music. Class is free and open to all but pre-registration is a must.