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Learn or improve your Dance skills. Attend the same class at the same time each week. Additional fees are applicable and registration is required for the following Dance Activities.

Advanced Hip Hop

Combinations will focus on more advanced hip hop choreography. Previous hip hop experience is required.

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Ballet Barre Body Blast

Designed for all levels, this class will utilize the ballet barre to sculpt and tone your body from head to toe! Ending with a stretch, this class is the perfect addition to your dance routine!

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15599 - May 24, 2017 to June 28, 2017 - CANCELLED

  • Wednesday(s) from 7:30PM to 8:30PM
  • Fee: $41.00

Bollywood Fusion

Join us for this spectacular form of dance that fuses classical and folk forms of Indian dance with hip-hop and modern movements. You will learn to move your hips, shoulders, stomach and hands in elegant positions that meld with the music and create a fun and dynamic experience. Oh...and don’t forget the bonus - abdominal toning!

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Contemporary

This class is for students with previous dance experience. The course content includes more difficult, intricate and stylized lyrical/contemporary and open movement pieces. Prerequisites: Preferably Advanced Dance or Advanced Ballet at the University of Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre.

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Discover Dance

The instructors teaching this course have been trained in a variety of styles such as hip hop, swing (rock and roll), Latin styles, contemporary, tap and jazz. This is a great class to take if you are looking to pursue dance and are not sure what style you would enjoy. It will give you a flavor of different styles and you get to learn the basics for many different styles in one course.

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Highland

A great chance to learn one of the Scottish Performing Arts while getting lots of exercise. Fun, traditional dances such as the Highland fling and the sword dance will be taught. All levels of experience are welcome however this class is designed for beginners.

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Hip Hop

The focus of this class will be on footwork, isolations and development of individual style and flow. If you are looking for a class that is extremely high energy and a lot of fun, this is the one for you.

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Intermediate/Advanced Ballet

This class will focus on technique and artistry and requires that you have at least 5 years of experience in ballet and a firm understanding of language and positions. The choreography will be intricate and focused on technical movement and proper position.

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Intermediate/Advanced Tap

If you are someone who used to tap and are considering getting back into it or if you are looking to learn some new choreography, this is your chance. The instructor will be reviewing steps and teaching intermediate/advanced level choreography so you must have at least a couple years of experience (it is okay if you haven't done it in a year or two, we'll help you remember). Although shoes are fun, they are NOT mandatory. We know you want to get in touch with your inner Gene Kelly or Fred Astaire, so join us for this fun class format.

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Introduction Ballet

This introductory ballet class will introduce the basic elements of ballet technique including positions of the arms and feet as well as body alignment. Throughout the term participants will progress through simple exercises as well as centre work.

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Introduction Contemporary

So...do you think you can dance? Maybe not yet, but take this course and you will. Contemporary dance is about expression of emotion and exploring the movement of the body. It has a personal element that allows you to express emotion through movements and learn to connect with the music. This class is designed for people with little to no dance experience, if celebrities can learn to do it, why can’t you?

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Latin Dance

Enter a world of excitement, fun and friends. This course offers a variety of dance styles found in many Latin clubs and socials. Bachata, cha cha and the rapidly growing favorite kizomba. Each style will be broken down in its basic steps and combos, getting you on the dance floor quickly and with confidence. No partner, no problem! We rotate partners consistently throughout the class to ensure maximum participation. Non-grip soles and a smile is all that's needed!

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15600 - May 25, 2017 to June 29, 2017

Line Dancing

Line dancing is a fun and social way to get active for both beginner and seasoned dancers.  Line dancing has expanded from the typical country scene and has taken on almost every style of dance and music imaginable.  This class will focus on learning the fundamental steps and combining them in choreography to music spanning several genres.  Join us for fun, fitness, and an experience like no other.

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Musical Theatre

Have you ever wanted to dance to your favorite music theatre song? So come and get in touch with your theatrical side and explore the world of musical theatre. You will get to experience both acting and dancing techniques as well as different styles that pushed Broadway-Jazz to what it is known today (such as Fosse). All levels are welcome, so come and join us in this exciting new class!

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Pop Jazz

Pop jazz is a fun, flirty, and upbeat dance style that is guaranteed to make you feel sassy and confident. It combines traditional jazz technique with some hip hop flare. Focus will be on overall style and attitude but will also incorporate learning jumps, turns, and kicks. Join in on the fun and we guarantee a fierce experience!

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Salsa

From nightclubs and lounges to wedding receptions and tropical vacations, this exciting dance has captivated millions. In this class, students with little or no salsa experience will learn the basics in footwork, partnering, and timing as well as fundamental turning and crossing techniques. Signing up with a partner is strongly suggested but not required, as partners will rotate during the class so that lead/follow skills can be developed.

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Seductive

Seductive Dance will not only provide you with a great workout, but also allow you to feel comfortable and confident as you learn the intricacies of how to dance seductively. This class is designed so you can be yourself and have the confidence to express what makes you feel good both on and off the dance floor. Join this class and let us help you find your seductive side.

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Social

With a foundation of ballroom and Latin movements, you and a partner will learn to work together with the music and wow onlookers as you gracefully glide around the dance floor. The class environment is relaxed and sociable. It is designed to allow you to develop comfort in your dance abilities as well as be creative and enjoy the social environment. It is not mandatory that you register with a partner, but it is suggested.

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