Sign up your kids for exciting summer classes this August. We have 2 dance and movement classes for kids 3-5 and 5-7 yrs of age. If they can't join us in August, be sure to sign them up for the Fall Session so they won't miss out on the fun!
Movement Adventure - 3-5 years old
Mondays and Thursdays 4-4:45pm
Singing and story paired with movement to develop fine and major motor skill. Using well love children song like twinkle twinkle little star and itzy bitzy spider the kids will stretch, act out and mimic. Each class the kids will go through a story themed obstacle course where they must walk on tip toes, jump over things, skip and gather items. We also play games like hokie pokie and Simon says to develop body recognition. Each class ends with a few rounds of freeze to burn up any energy they have left.
Imagination Dance - 5-7 years old
Mondays and Thursdays 5-5:45pm
Students learn the basic of jazz with body isolations, ballet basics of leaps, pose, tendu, and chasse integrated with basic yoga to develop stretch and strength. Imagery is used to keep them engage and master the details each style. An obstacle course is like the across the floor exercises in an adult class. It breaks down the movement while keeping their imagination engaged. They will learn a short routine combining all the movement s of that class. As a treat each class ends with freeze dance so they can just move.
About the Teacher: Blair Hotchner received a BA in Dance and Psychology from Hofstra University. She is an internationally a credited Yoga instructor. She uses her 8 years of teaching experience at places like the world famous French woods Festival of the Performing Arts. Along with her knowledge of children's development and her understand of the body she creates simulating and captivating classes for children of all ages. Her classes are designed to develop verbal and motor skills as well as nourish their personal strengths to help them develop a strong sense of self.