Adult Dance

Discover the joy of dance and movement with Adult Dance Lessons at the Y.

Adult Ballet Registration Required



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. Class is for adults ages 15 and older.

Adult Tap Registration Required



Get ready to make noise!  A dance in which the rhythm is sounded out by clicking taps on the heels and toes of the dancer’s shoes. Tap shoes required.

Adult Tap Ages 18+ | 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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Ballroom Dance Registration Required



Stay active and have fun learning the Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Swing, Cha Cha and more. No partner required.
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Ballroom Dancing Ages 15+ | Drop-in Class



Stay active and have fun learning the Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Swing, Cha-Cha and more. No partner required.
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Ballroom Dancing Skills Drop-in Class



No partner required. Extra time with your instructors to practice your newly learned ballroom dance skills.
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Beginning Hip Hop Registration Required



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

Beginning Tap Registration Required



Put on your tapping shoes to learn the technique, terminology, and rhythm of tap dancing.

Contemporary Dance Registration Required



Explore natural energy and emotions that create dances of fluid expression while learning contact-release, floor work, fall and recovery, and improvisation.
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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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Intermediate Modern Dance Ages 15+ | Registration Required



This 8-week class is for dancers/movers with previous dance experience. You will enjoy this class if you want to be pushed to explore diverse movement techniques, explore body mechanics as they relate to dance, and master choreography and performance techniques at an intermediate to advanced level.

Taught by University Y Arts Director, Lindsey T. H. Jackson, an internationally respected dancer, performer, and choreographer, this class will challenge and inspire the next generation of dance performers! 

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Jazz Dance 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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Line Dancing Registration Required



Come join the fun and dance to a variety of music and styles.
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Line Dancing (Drop-in) Drop-in Class



Come join the fun and dance to a variety of music and styles.

Open Level Contemporary Ages 15+ | Registration Required



This class is an open-level class for those with and without dance experience. The class will focus on basic ballet and modern techniques while exploring our own inner dance voice through composition and improvisational exercises. You will enjoy this class if you want to explore mental/physical liberation, expressive movement, and self-awareness. 
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Private and Semi-Private Dance Lessons Registration Required



We offer private and semi-private dance lessons in half-hour sessions for dancers ages 7 and up. Private lessons are centered around each dancer's needs. The lessons can range in technique depending on the student’s skill level and focus. Techniques offered are ballet, tap, jazz, and hip-hop. If the participant is under 18 the parent must be present.

Students work toward their personal goals one–on–one with an experienced dance instructor.

Related Activities:
Adult Ballet, Ballet