Dance

Come and dance with us at the Y! Dance is an opportunity to explore the joy of movement and expression in a supportive, encouraging environment while gaining flexibility, strength, grace, and self-confidence. We welcome dancers of all ages and abilities and offer classes for age 3 through adult. Students must meet minimum age requirements in the first week of class.

Our dedicated dance instructors will guide students through classes that build a solid foundation of technique and performance skills.

Through the art of dance, we teach children coordination, creativity, confidence, responsibility, friendship, & socialization skills, as well as an appreciation and understanding of the Arts.

YOUNG DANCER

For dancers  3-6 years old. Dance styles include creative movement and pre-ballet/pre-tap for young dancers.  All students will have the opportunity to participate in the Holiday Dance Recital and Annual Spring Student Performance throughout the year. Separate summer session has family day performance in class.

Students must meet minimum age requirements in the first week of class

PROGRESSIVE LEVELS & SPECIALTY CLASSES

For dancers 7-18 years old. Dance styles include creative movement and pre-ballet/tap combo classes for young dancers 3-6 and progressive classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Musical Theatre for ages 7+ years. There are opportunities for the committed dancer to participate in our performance groups: Allegro All Stars, Y We Dance Ensemble and Encore Performance Group. Auditions for these groups are held annually. All students will have the opportunity to participate in the Holiday Dance Recital and Annual Spring Student Performance. You will also find specialty classes like couple’s social dance, pompon, and belly dancing offered on a seasonal basis.

ADULT DANCE

Dance is for all ages! Enjoy a class to learn the basics with an excellent instructor who makes class enjoyable for all.

DANCE PERFORMANCE GROUPS

Love to dance? Our performing groups are for the dedicated dancer who wants to commit a minimum of 4-6 hours weekly in classes and rehearsals. Represent the Y Dance Program by performing at community events in addition to our annual recital. Dancers study ballet, jazz, and tap to become well versed in multiple styles. If dance is your passion, you may want to give this a try. Performing Groups are for dancers who have some dance experience.