Dance Progressive Levels (6-18 years)

Dance Progressive Levels (6-18 years)

Dance at the Y is an opportunity to explore the joy of movement and expression in an encouraging environment! Our dedicated instructors will guide students through classes that build a solid foundation of technique, performance skills, and self-confidence.

We offer a variety of styles for dancers of all abilities, ages 3 through adult. Students must meet minimum age requirements in the first week of class.

Most students have the opportunity to participate in the Holiday Dance Recital and Spring Student Performance, with some non-recital classes being available as well. 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.

Recital Fee: All recital classes will have a one-time non-refundable fee that includes a costume for the recital, costume accessories, and a digital copy of all performances.

A $5.00 non-refundable fee will be applied to any program canceled by the participant.

FALL Ballet 2/3 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
5/1/22 - 5/31/22
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AGE: 13+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-75 MINUTES*, 30 WEEKS (September – May)

*Level 2) 4:30-5:20 pm | Level 3) 4:30-5:45 pm

RECITAL: Saturday, May 7th  | $65 non-refundable costume fee due at the time of registration

This intermediate/advanced ballet class will challenge students with increased difficulty in barre and center work. Attention is paid to proper leg extension and shape of feet along with developing movement sequences, port de bras, and balance.

Pay in full or monthly drafts:

$312 Family Member Fee (or $39 per month)

$376 Youth Member Fee (or $47 per month)

 


Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
05/01/22 - 05/31/22
Fitness Studio A - We - 5:40 pm - 6:40 pm
9 / 14 Available Registration
Closed

FALL Jazz 3 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
5/1/22 - 5/31/22
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AGE: 13+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 60 MINUTES, 30 WEEKS (September – May)

RECITAL: Saturday, May 7th  | $65 non-refundable costume fee due at the time of registration

Advanced-level jazz dance class for the committed dancer with a minimum of 2-3 years of jazz experience. Emphasis on more complex step combinations, isolations, jumps, turns, and runs. Placement at instructor discretion.

Pay in full or monthly drafts:

$312 Family Member Fee (or $39 per month)

$376 Youth Member Fee (or $47 per month)


Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
05/01/22 - 05/31/22
Fitness Studio A - Tu - 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
3 / 10 Available Registration
Closed

Private Dance Lessons

Dahl (La Crosse), Houser (Onalaska)
1/1/22 - 12/31/22
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Private lessons are a great opportunity for one-on-one attention for your dancer to continue to grow and learn. Private lessons allow for dancers to work on specific skills they need additional practice with or those that they prefer!

Contact Laura to schedule at [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
01/01/22 - 12/31/22
45 mins
Register  
Closes
12/31/2022

SUMMER Ballet/Jazz Technique 1 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
6/8/22 - 8/20/22
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AGE: 6-8 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-MINUTES, 10 WEEKS

Summer technique classes are designed for new and continuing students who want to maintain and increase skill progress over the summer. Ballet and Jazz dance technique will focus on building strength and flexibility while improving placement, posture, and terminology.

Jazz shoes and ballet shoes are both required for this class (available for purchase at the Onalaska YMCA).

Holmen Kornfest Parade: Students in this class will have the opportunity to dance in the Kornfest Parade on Saturday, August 20th. 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/13/22 6/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 90.00$ 113.00$ 226.00
Late Registration 6/4/22 6/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 95.00$ 118.00$ 231.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/08/22 - 08/20/22
Fitness Studio A - We - 4:30 pm - 5:20 pm
8 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
06/22/2022

SUMMER Ballet/Jazz Technique 2 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
6/6/22 - 8/20/22
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AGE: 9-12 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 60-MINUTES, TWICE WEEKLY, 10 WEEKS

Summer technique classes are designed for new and continuing students who want to maintain and increase skill progress over the summer. Ballet and Jazz dance technique will focus on building strength and flexibility while improving placement, posture, and terminology.

This intermediate-level class is for dancers who have 2+ years of experience OR who have completed a Level 1+ class through Y Dance.

Jazz and ballet shoes are both required for this class (available for purchase at the Onalaska YMCA).

Holmen Kornfest Parade: Students in this class will have the opportunity to dance in the Kornfest Parade on Saturday, August 20th. 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/13/22 6/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 160.00$ 200.00$ 400.00
Late Registration 6/4/22 6/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 165.00$ 205.00$ 405.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/06/22 - 08/20/22
Fitness Studio A - Mo,We - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
5 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
06/20/2022

SUMMER Ballet/Jazz Technique 3 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
6/6/22 - 8/20/22
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AGE: 13+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 60-MINUTES, TWICE WEEKLY, 10 WEEKS

Summer technique classes are designed for new and continuing students who want to maintain and increase skill progress over the summer. Ballet and Jazz dance technique will focus on building strength and flexibility while improving placement, posture, and terminology.

This advanced level class is for students who have 4+ years of dance experience, or who have completed a Level 3+ class and/or at least 2 years in a Y Dance Performing Group.

Jazz and ballet shoes are both required for this class (available for purchase at the Onalaska YMCA).

Holmen Kornfest Parade: Students in this class will have the opportunity to dance in the Kornfest Parade on Saturday, August 20th. 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/13/22 6/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 160.00$ 200.00$ 400.00
Late Registration 6/4/22 6/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 165.00$ 205.00$ 405.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/06/22 - 08/20/22
Fitness Studio A - Mo,We - 6:40 pm - 7:40 pm
5 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
06/20/2022

SUMMER Dance Sampler Workshops - La Crosse

Dahl (La Crosse)
6/6/22 - 8/1/22
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AGE: 6-9 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 45-MINUTES, 2 WEEKS PER CLASS

Explore the fun and creativity of dance in our sampler! For the new or continuing student, enjoy a mix of ballet, musical theatre, hip hop, and tap* – join us for just one or sign up for all four. Come dance with us!

Comfortable clothing is recommended to be worn. Ballet or jazz shoes are recommended but not required. Shoes and attire are available for purchase at the Onalaska YMCA.

*Tap shoes are not required for the tap week.

Ballet/Jazz Basics: June 6 & 13

Musical Theatre/Props: June 20 & 27

Poms/Hip Hop: July 11 & 18

Tap Dance Foundations*: July 25 & August 1

 

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/13/22 6/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 25.00$ 50.00
Late Registration 6/4/22 8/1/22 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 30.00$ 55.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/06/22 - 06/13/22
Ballet/Jazz Basics - Mo - 5:50 pm - 6:35 pm
5 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
06/05/2022
06/20/22 - 06/27/22
Musical Theatre/Props - Mo - 5:50 pm - 6:35 pm
6 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
06/19/2022
07/11/22 - 07/18/22
Poms/Hip Hop - Mo - 5:50 pm - 6:35 pm
4 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
07/10/2022
07/25/22 - 08/01/22
Tap Dance Foundations - Mo - 5:50 pm - 6:35 pm
7 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
07/24/2022

SUMMER Hip Hop 1 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
6/9/22 - 8/20/22
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AGE: 9-12 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 45-MINUTES, 10 WEEKS

Have fun with this upbeat, high-energy class! Combinations and choreography will incorporate styles of funk and urban dance while teaching students the origins of these popular styles.

Hip hop sneakers or tennis shoes required in class (shoes/attire available for purchase at the Onalaska YMCA).

Holmen Kornfest Parade: Students in this class will have the opportunity to dance in the Kornfest Parade on Saturday, August 20th. 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/13/22 6/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 90.00$ 113.00$ 226.00
Late Registration 6/4/22 6/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 95.00$ 118.00$ 231.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/09/22 - 08/20/22
Multi-Purpose Room A - Th - 6:55 pm - 7:40 pm
5 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
06/23/2022

SUMMER Jumps, Leaps & Turns 1 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
6/7/22 - 8/20/22
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AGE: 9-12 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 45-MINUTES, 10 WEEKS

Strengthening exercises with a ballet focus will help you sail across the floor and through the air! Dancers will work on spotting, placement, and technique with common jazz/ballet jumps and turns.

Jazz shoes are required (available for purchase at the Onalaska YMCA).

Holmen Kornfest Parade: Students in this class will have the opportunity to dance in the Kornfest Parade on Saturday, August 20th. 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/13/22 6/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 90.00$ 113.00$ 226.00
Late Registration 6/4/22 6/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 95.00$ 118.00$ 231.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/07/22 - 08/20/22
Fitness Studio A - Tu - 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
9 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
06/21/2022

SUMMER Jumps, Leaps & Turns 2 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
6/7/22 - 8/20/22
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AGE: 13+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 45-MINUTES, 10 WEEKS

This class will focus on the jazz technique of intermediate to advanced jumps, leaps, and turns. Through progressions and drills, students will work on improving their precision and technique.

Jazz shoes are required (available for purchase at the Onalaska YMCA).

Holmen Kornfest Parade: Students in this class will have the opportunity to dance in the Kornfest Parade on Saturday, August 20th. 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/13/22 6/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 90.00$ 113.00$ 226.00
Late Registration 6/4/22 6/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 95.00$ 118.00$ 231.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/07/22 - 08/20/22
Fitness Studio A - Tu - 6:25 pm - 7:10 pm
5 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
06/21/2022

SUMMER Lyrical Workshop - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
7/11/22 - 7/20/22
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DURATION: 45-MINUTES, TWICE/WEEK FOR 2 WEEKS

DATES: JULY 11, 13, 18, 20

Beginner (AGES 8-12): Lyrical dance combines elements of ballet and jazz to form soft, graceful movements, and utilizes music and lyrics to create storytelling through dance. In this level, new and beginner students will work on proper body alignment, center of balance, turns, floor work, and expression of emotions.

Intermediate/Advanced (AGES 13+):  Dancers will learn combinations and choreography that give increased attention to flexibility, strength, and fluidity. Students will be asked to explore the emotional aspects of the music to enhance their performance skills. Improvisation and student choreography will also be included.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/13/22 6/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 36.00$ 45.00$ 90.00
Late Registration 6/4/22 7/10/22 Online / Front Desk $ 41.00$ 50.00$ 95.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
07/11/22 - 07/20/22
Intermediate/Advance Level - Mo,We - 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
7 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
07/10/2022
07/11/22 - 07/20/22
Beginner Level - Mo,We - 6:35 pm - 7:20 pm
8 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
07/10/2022

SUMMER Musical Theater 1 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
6/9/22 - 8/20/22
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AGE: 9-12 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 45-MINUTES, 10 WEEKS

Musical Theatre allows students to combine acting, dancing, and story telling as they explore the art of performing. This jazz-based class incorporates Broadway-style dancing and music. Perfect for any beginner-level dance student looking for a fun, high energy class!

Jazz shoes are required (available for purchase at the Onalaska YMCA).

Holmen Kornfest Parade: Students in this class will have the opportunity to dance in the Kornfest Parade on Saturday, August 20th. 

 

 

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/13/22 6/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 90.00$ 113.00$ 226.00
Late Registration 6/4/22 6/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 95.00$ 118.00$ 231.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/09/22 - 08/20/22
Multi-Purpose Room A - Th - 6:05 pm - 6:50 pm
- Waiting List  

SUMMER Poms/Hip Hop - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
6/9/22 - 8/20/22
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AGE: 5-8 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 45-MINUTES, 10 WEEKS

Pom and hip hop are fun styles known for sharp movements and strong teamwork. Over the course of the session, dancers will be learning foundational skills/vocabulary and showing off their moves in high-energy routines. Poms will be provided.

Sneakers are required.

Holmen Kornfest Parade: Students in this class will have the opportunity to dance in the Kornfest Parade on Saturday, August 20th. 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/13/22 6/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 90.00$ 113.00$ 226.00
Late Registration 6/4/22 6/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 95.00$ 118.00$ 231.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/09/22 - 08/20/22
Multi-Purpose Room A - Th - 4:40 pm - 5:25 pm
- Waiting List  

SUMMER Strength & Flexibility - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
6/7/22 - 8/9/22
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AGE: 10+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 30-MINUTES, 10 WEEKS

Strength & Flexibility will focus on exercises to help with injury prevention and technical execution. A strong emphasis will be placed on core/leg/arm strength, extensions, and overall endurance. This is a great class to pair with Jumps, Leaps, & Turns and is recommended for all dancers.

Students will alternate between barefoot and sneakers.

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/13/22 6/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 60.00$ 75.00$ 150.00
Late Registration 6/4/22 6/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 65.00$ 80.00$ 155.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/07/22 - 08/09/22
Fitness Studio A - Tu - 5:50 pm - 6:20 pm
4 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
06/21/2022

SUMMER Tap Workshop - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
6/13/22 - 6/22/22
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DURATION: 45-MINUTES, TWICE/WEEK FOR 2 WEEKS

DATES: JUNE 13, 15, 20, 22

Beginner (AGES 8-12): Tap is a fun style of dance that helps develop a sense of rhythm and timing. This level is a chance for new and beginner students to focus on learning basic tap dance technique and steps. Introduction to shuffles, flaps/heels, Front Essence, Irish, Buffalo, Paradiddles, Cramp Rolls, tap turns, and much more.

Intermediate/Advanced (AGES 13+): Continue to progress in your tap dance skills! Students at this level will work on Riffs, Drawbacks, a variety of Time Steps, and more. Focus on clarity of sound, building speed, and progressing basics while learning intermediate-level steps.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/13/22 6/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 36.00$ 45.00$ 90.00
Late Registration 6/4/22 6/19/22 Online / Front Desk $ 41.00$ 50.00$ 95.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/13/22 - 06/22/22
Intermediate/Advance Level - Mo,We - 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
10 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
06/12/2022
06/13/22 - 06/22/22
Beginner Level - Mo,We - 6:35 pm - 7:20 pm
12 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
06/12/2022