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The Kroc Center offers classes in three sessions: Fall, Winter and Spring. Fall classes begin on Monday, January 12 and run until Saturday, March 21. Some classes are only available by season. All classes are subject to cancellation or changes due to low enrollment (fewer than 6 students). Classes are 10-12 weeks in duration unless otherwise noted. There is a minimum of an eight-week commitment to full season classes, except single drop-in classes. *REGISTRATION FEE OF $20 APPLIES

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MOMMY AND ME DANCE (AGES: 3 - 8 YEARS OLD + 1 PARENT)

This is a creative movement class with some choreography that is danced based. Designed for parent and child who want to explore dance together. Parents can stay fit and enjoy moments while dancing with your child!

SATURDAY | 12:00pm - 12:45pm
FREE FOR MEMBERS , $100 NON-MEMBERS

HIP-HOP AND STEP DANCE (AGES: 13 YEARS AND UP) 

This dance class will focus on percussive body movements, rhythm, and timing.  Students will learn to use their bodies as musical instruments. Strength, flexibility, and aerobic training will also be a component of this dance class.

WEDNESDAY | 6:30pm - 7:15pm

FREE FOR MEMBERS , $100 NON-MEMBERS

CARDIO STREET FUNK (AGES: 16 YEARS AND UP)

This is a high energy, total body workout that is danced based! Using fun and exciting music guaranteed to make you move! All while learning fun combinations designed to target every muscle group improving cardiovascular strength, flexibility and endurance. No experience necessary. All levels welcome.

FRIDAY |  6:00pm - 7:00pm
FREE FOR MEMBERS , $85 NON-MEMBERS

AFRO BRAZILIAN DANCE (AGES: 16 YEARS AND UP)

In this fun & energizing class, you will learn the African influenced movement styles of Brazil, such as Orixa dance and Samba. This is a multi-level class. This class will be catered to teens and adults, but children are welcome to dance along with their parents and caretakers.

THURSDAY | 7:50am - 8:50pm
FREE FOR MEMBERS , $100 NON-MEMBERS

LYRICAL AND HIP-HOP DANCE  (AGES: 6 -12 YEARS)

This open class will introduce young students’ to the basic vocabulary and style of hip hop movement. Hip Hop is about personal style and expression. This high energy class can be taught to anyone with a passion to move, so no dance experience is required. This class will focus on basic techniques, isolations and rhythm patterns found in various styles of movement like hip-hop, jazz and ballet. In addition, this class has a strong emphasis on accents and fluid movements. Furthermore, students will acquire the tools to hone their individual freestyle as well as the ability to add their unique self into set choreography. This class, like all of our open classes, is subject to the needs of the overall attendees of each class.  

FRIDAY | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
FREE FOR MEMBERS , $100 NON-MEMBERS

BEGINNER CONTEMPORARY DANCE (AGES: 12 YEARS AND UP)

This class encourages deep awareness and understanding of the body in Motion through cross-cultural movement practices. The floor exercises, Standing exercises, and traveling movement phrases bring out your most expressive and dynamic self.

MONDAY | 6:00pm - 7:15pm
FREE FOR MEMBERS , $100 NON-MEMBERS

LINE DANCING FOR SENIORS (AGES: 65+ YEARS AND UP)

This dance program features line and jazz dance and  is a community-based recreational and educational program designed for anyone with arthritis or related rheumatic diseases or musculoskeletal conditions, ranging from people who are older, sedentary and very limited by impaired joint mobility to those who are relatively active with only mild joint involvement.

TUESDAY | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
$2 SILVER PASS

JAMMIN’ JAZZY GIRLS (AGES: 5 - 10 YEARS)

This is a jazz class for experienced to beginner dancers ages 5-10 year old girls. This class is designed for students to have fun while focusing on jazz technique, flexibilty and alignment. Dancers will start with a warm up. Learn basic jazz vocabulary while doing crossings and learn simple combinations using a wide range of music such as jazz, pop, R&B, blues and Latin jazz . Program session will end with a dance recital to show choreographed dances.

SATURDAY | 11:00am - 11:50am
FREE FOR MEMBERS , $100 NON-MEMBERS

BEGINNER PAINTING (AGES: 9 YEARS AND UP)

Creativity is a natural born gift given to all people of age. The ability to open that gift is the opportunity to express. Once expression is opportune, then creativity blossoms. Come experience the ability to open and express the gift of creativity through painting. Once you’ve tried this, then the possibilities of creation become endless.

TUESDAY | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
FREE FOR MEMBERS , $100 NON-MEMBERS

CREATIVE DRAMA (AGES: 9 YEARS AND UP)

Drama gives students the opportunity to have fun playing and pretending while developing confidence and creativity!  In this class, students will learn basic performance skills and use fun costumes and props to inspire original characters and stories.  Themes will include identifying and expressing emotions, bullying, and conflict resolution.  The final session will include an informal “share” presentation for family and friends.

WEDNESDAY  | 5:00pm - 6:30pm
FREE FOR MEMBERS , $100 NON-MEMBERS

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