Youth Dance

Dance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the Y, we understand the arts not only strengthen and enrich communities, but also teach artists of all ages creativity, self-confidence, empathy, and the open-mindedness that makes our world a better place.

Ballet Registration Required


Beginning students learn preparatory exercises, focusing on creativity and exploration of movement. More advanced students engage in placement, technique, and musicality through barre, center, and enchainment (combination) exercises.

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Ballet 1: Ages 6-10. In this fee based program, beginning students learn preparatory exercises focusing on creativity and exploration of movement. Students engage in placement, technique, and musicality through barre, center, and enchainment (combination) exercises. Youth ages 8-10 have the opportunity to register for twice a week dance lessons

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Edna Cabalfin at 360-307-4041

Dance Recitals Registration Required



Annual dance recitals are offered to all dance program participants. Formal and informal performances are held at the Y and local theaters. Each dancer is highlighted and given the chance to shine.


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Hip Hop Registration Required


Master your floor work and footwork in this high-energy class, with a focus on rhythms, musicality, and individual expression.

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Ages: 5-12

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Hula Registration Required



Gain understanding of the historical origin of Hula, Hawaiian words, and the basic steps and hand movements involved.

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Ages: 5-7

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Intro to Ballet Registration Required



Children learn the basics of ballet technique. Classes are designed as an introduction only prior to participating in regular pre-ballet and ballet classes.

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Jazz Registration Required



Channel your inner Broadway dancer in this challenging and engaging class that emphasizes syncopation, expression, body alignment, and strength.

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Ages: 6-10

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Edna Cabalfin at 360-307-4041

Parent/Child Creative Movement Registration Required



Basic ballet movements and music concepts are introduced through the teaching of imagination, self-expression and group interaction. Parental participation is required in this class.

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Ages: 2-3

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Edna Cabalfin at 360-307-4041

Pre-Ballet Ages 3-5 | Registration Required



Preschoolers discover their creativity through fun exercises and group interaction. Students will have an in class performance at the end of the session.

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Pre Ballet 1 & 2: Ages 3-5. This fee based program focuses on exploration of music and movement in this ballet introduction. Preschoolers discover their creativity through fun exercises and group interaction. Students engage in beginner placement, technique, and musicality in center and across the floor exercises.

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Edna Cabalfin at 360-307-4041

Preschool Progressive Dance Registration Required



Learn introductory skills and techniques in both ballet and tap.

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Pre Ballet 1 & 2: Ages 3-5. This fee based program focuses on exploration of music and movement in this ballet introduction. Preschoolers discover their creativity through fun exercises and group interaction. Students engage in beginner placement, technique, and musicality in center and across the floor exercises. Tap: Ages 3-5. This fee based program introduces the technique, terminology, and rhythm of tap dancing.

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Edna Cabalfin at 360-307-4041

Progressive Jazz Funk Registration Required



Jazz Funk is a high energy dance style that offers a fusion of Jazz and Hip-Hop. it involves strong musicality and intricate movements. Students will have an in class performance at the end of the session.

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Ages: 6-10

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Edna Cabalfin at 360-307-4041

Salsa Registration Required



Learn introductory skills and techniques in salsa dancing.

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Kim Rose at 360-307-4006

Tap Registration Required



Beginning students will learn the technique, terminology, and rhythm of tap dancing.  With instructor permission, more advanced students engage in multifaceted rhythm, musicality, and steps. Tap shoes required.

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Tap: Ages 3-5. This fee based program introduces the technique, terminology, and rhythm of tap dancing. Tap 1: Ages 6-10. This fee based program teaches the technique, terminology, and rhythm of tap dancing.

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Edna Cabalfin at 360-307-4041