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Dance & Gymnastics

Dance

Folkloric Dance Rhythms

Come learn the beautiful dances of Mexico.  Ballet Folkloric dance consist of a basic set of steps called zapateados, which invoves percussive heel-stomping.  Students will learn folkloric dance rhythms from north, south, east and west Mexico.  Each region of Mexico has its own dance routines, customs and styles.  Students will be able to move through three folkloric dance levels; beginning, intermediate and advanced. 

  • Ages 4 and up
  • Cost: $35, per month
  • Day & Times:
    • Ages 4 to 10 - 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    • Ages 11 and up - 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Upcoming Class Schedule
    • April 5, 12, 19, 26
    • May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
    • June 7, 14, 21, 28

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.  Students will 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 a perfect class for people who cannot devote years to dance.  This Adult Tap class is ongoing for continuing dancers in both traditional and Rad tap techniques.  This class performs at community events.  Performing is optional.  Instruction for these courses is provided by Susan Sixkiller and will take place at the Oak Park Ice Arena.

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

  • Upcoming Class Schedule:

    • April 2, 9, 16, 23

    • May 7, 14, 21, 28

Tap Dancing for Seniors

Low impact tap dancing to the oldies.  Students will be dancing the first lesson!  First lesson is free to see if you like it.  Lessons will take place at the Oak Park Senior Center

  • Ages: Seniors
  • Cost: $25, for city-wide senior members
  • Cost: $35, non-members
  • Day & Time:
    • Tuesdays
      •  12:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    • April 1, 8, 15, 22

    • May 6, 13, 20, 27

Ballroom Design a Dance

Social dance class students can choose from the Smooth dances (Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot), the Latin dances (Salsa, Cha Cha, Rumba), or the Swing dances (East Coast, West Coast, or Lindy Hop) and study one dance of their choice for 6 hours of instruction.  Beginners to advanced are able to enroll.  No partner is required.  Receive semi-private instruction at a group lesson price.

For more information, please visit the website listed below.  Instruction for this course is provided by Cathy Medeiros and will take place at the Oak Park Senior Center.

  • Ages: 9+
  • Cost: $45 for three (3) class sessions and $60 for four (4) class sessions $15 drop in fee
  • Day & Time:
    • Wednesdays
      •  7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
  • Upcoming Class Schedule: 
    • April 2, 9, 16
    • May 7, 14, 21, 28

Beginning Ballet

Learn basic steps of ballet. Students will 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: 6 - 12
  • Cost: $40, per month
  • Day & Time: 
    • Saturdays
      •  10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 
  • Upcoming Class Schedule: 
    • April 5, 12, 19, 26
    • May 3, 10, 17, 31 (returning students only)

Preschool Dance

Learn the beginning steps of dance, including ballet, tap and jazz. Students will 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 - 5 
  • Cost: $35, per month
  • Day & Times: 
    • Saturdays
      • 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
      • 9:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Upcoming Class Schedule:  
    • April 5, 12, 19, 26
    • May 3, 10, 17, 31 (returning students only)

Gymnastics

Kindergym

Parent and child play movement designed to develop coordination with gymnastics skills component, encourage social skills, and provide a positive experience for both.  Instruction for this course is provided by Nancy Healy and will take place at the Seifert Community Center.

  • Ages: 12 - 36 months
  • Cost: $30 for three (3) class sessions and $35 for four (4) class sessions 
  • Day and Times: 
    • Fridays  
      • 12 - 18 months - 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
      • 19 - 26 months - 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
      • 27 - 36 months - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. 
  • Upcoming Schedule:
    • April 4, 11, 18, 25
    • May 2, 9, 16, 23
    • June 6, 13, 20, 27

Preschool Gym

This fun class includes stretching, beginning tumbling, balance beam, beginning vaulting and games. Children will make new friends while building core strength and increasing self-confidence.  Instruction for this course is provided by Nancy Healy and will take place at the Seifert Community Center.

  • Ages: 3 - 5
    • Age 3             10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Ages 4 to 5   10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
  • Cost: $30 for three (3) class sessions and $35 for four (4) class sessions 
  • Days & Times: 
  • Upcoming Schedule:
  • Tuesdays
    • April 1, 8, 15 (returning students only)
    • May 6, 13, 20 (returning students only)
    • June 10, 17, 24 (recital)
  • Wednesdays
    • April 2, 9, 16 (returning students only)
    • May 7, 14, 21 (returning students only)
    • June 11, 18, 25 (recital)

Gymnastics Level 1

Students learn beginning tumbling skills, balance beam games, stretching and beginning vault.  Tumbling skills will focus on front, backward rolls and cart wheels.  Socialization and fun are additional benefits.  Instruction for this course is provided by Nancy Healy and will take place at Seifert Community CenterPre-registration is required!

  • Ages: 5 - 7
  • Cost: $40, per month
  • Day & Times:
    • Thursdays
      • Ages 5 to 7 - 3:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
      • Ages 5 to 7 - 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. 
  • Upcoming Class Schedule:
    • April 3, 10, 17, 24 (returning students only)

    • May 1, 8, 15, 22 (returning students only)

    • June 5, 12, 19, 26 (recital)

External Links


Ballroom - Design a Dance

Oak Park Ice Arena

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