Dance Classes

Dancers as young as 2 ½ can build their skills and their self-confidence at the YMCA! Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, and Lyrical are all taught by a skilled instructor. Through our session based classes, your dancer will learn new skill and techniques, build self-esteem, and have fun!

In this class you will learn a combination of ballet and jazz. Technique is combined at this level and placement, posture, rhythm and motor skills are developed in both ballet and jazz. 

Ballet/Lyrical dance combines techniques of classical ballet and jazz, as well as some modern elements. Classes include warm up, isolations, stretches, across the floor progressions, and choreography combinations. Exercises focus on increasing flexibility and strength, rhythms and isolation of body parts, and expressing personal style.

Hip Hop/Jazz is a combination of style explorations, popping, locking, waving, gliding, etc., and freestyle circles - Jazz dance combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance.