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CLASSES

BALLET, JAZZ, MODERN & TAP

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Celebrating Our 30th Year!

2023-2024 DANCE SEASON

Beginning the week of September 11, 2023

Please register in advance to secure your place in class.

DANCE GAMES (ages 2 1/2+): Wednesdays 10-10:45

 

MUSIC & MOVEMENT (ages 3+): Wednesdays, 2:45 - 3:30 pm

 

FIRST STEPS (ages 4+): Thursdays, 2:30 - 3:20 pm

BALLET/TAP I (ages 5+): Thursdays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm 

 

JAZZ/TAP I (ages 7+): Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

CREATIVE MOVERS (ages 7+): Thursdays, 4:00- 5:00 pm

BALLET II/III (ages 8+): Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

DANCE FUSION (ages 10+): Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

BALLET V (ages 11+): Wednesday, 5:30 - 6:30 pm

BALLET TECHNIQUE (ages 14+): Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:45 pm

BALLET VII (age 14+): Thursdays, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

 

ADULT/TEEN ADVANCED TAP: Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

 

ADULT/TEEN DANCE SAMPLER: Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: Ages in the class description are guidelines. Prior experience is the most important factor in determining class placement. Also, some changes in the schedule may be needed, during the dance term. Classes with low enrollment may be canceled or postponed-- advance registration is important! For more information contact Nan Brett at 207-583-6964.

 

PRIVATE LESSONS & coaching are available with our dance instructors by appointment.

For more details click here. To register, click here.

BALLROOM & LATIN 

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Learn to dance! Prepare for a special event (weddings, social events, competitions, shows) or just learn how to have fun & feel more confident on the dance floor!

Our group class is back at 7 pm on Tuesday evenings!

Private lessons and Wedding Preparation sessions are available by appointment Tuesday afternoons and evenings. Purchase a session online.

We offer lessons for beginners through advanced-level ballroom dancers.

For details, click here

BELLY DANCE

Taught by Lisa Cummings (Imari), artistic director of Imari in the Sahara Desert Dancers. Belly Dancing is therapeutic and energizing and is a great way to socialize.

 

For more information contact Lisa Cummings at 207-749-6412 or visit her website.

 

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INTEGRATIVE FITNESS TRAINING

 

Core Renewal: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-10:20 AM

and Wednesdays 6-7:15 PM (September-June).

Private sessions (and small groups) by appointment

Personal attention is the heart of this practice featuring a holistic approach to functional strength, mobility, and balance training with a focus on improved proprioception (the body's sense of positioning & tension). Taught by Nan Brett, dancer, ACE Certified Fitness Instructor, ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer, Reiki Master, SCW Certified Pilates instructor, Biomechanics MethodTM  Corrective Exercise Specialist, Institute for Integrative Health & FitnessTM Certified Corrective Exercise Instructor, and the director of The Ballroom. For more information contact Nan Brett at The Ballroom.

Back in Motion: Taught Periodically and Remotely: contact Nan for more information

This class includes gentle, targeted corrective exercise designed to improve function for injured or post-rehab clients cleared for exercise as well for cancer patients in treatment or recovery.For more information contact Nan Brett at The Ballroom.

For more details, click here.

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PIYO-FITNESS WITH EMILY

A PIYO workout includes core work, flexibility and strength moves. Set up like a cardio class, the music and flow keep your mind busy and your heart rate up! 

 

Fitness with Emily classes at The Ballroom are taught by Zumba and PIYO instructor, ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Emily Baker.  Contact Emily for details.

Fitness with Emily: Mrsbaker_03@hotmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/fitwithin

PILATES

Thursdays 6 - 7 pm

A PIYO workout includes core work, flexibility and strength moves. Set up like a cardio class, the music and flow keep your mind busy and your heart rate up! 

 

Open level Pilates Mat classes with ALFA Pilates uses Pilates rep and exercises to help you achieve a sense of freedom in your body. You leave feeling whole in body and spirit. Explore the body you live in! For information and to sign up for classes go to alfapilates.com.

SOMATIC LIBERATION DANCE

Mondays 10 am-12 pm

+ monthly evening gathering every third Friday at 6:30 pm

Are you ready? Somatic Liberation Movement & Dance are whimsical, emergent, experiential explorations created by space holder Keita Annie Whitten Foster. Using music, breath, and body senate as barometers you help to cultivate and prime the nervous system for curiosity, exploration, expansiveness, and creativity along with the ability to discharge what no longer serves you. SLMD is performance art for the Soul. Come reclaim joy, take up space. Dance solo or invite others to dance with you. Be loud. Be messy. Have Fun. End strong! Axé, Aoé, Amen! 

Learn more about Keita Annie Whitten Foster here and at www.keitaawhitten.com

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE

Dancer, Fitness Educator & Licensed Massage Therapist, Nan Brett, will work with you in developing a Manual Therapy approach that best suits your needs and goals. Modalities include Craniosacral Therapy, Swedish Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Circulatory Massage, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Sports Massage, Hydrotherapy, Reflexology, Myofascial Cupping, Trigger Point, Positional Release techniques & Craniosacral Therapy. Documented benefits of Therapeutic Massage includes pain relief, stress relief & improved function. Nan will work with you in developing a manual therapy (& movement therapy) approach that best suits your needs and goals. Contact Nan at The Ballroom.

For more details, click here. 

ZUMBA

Classes meet weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 8:45 am

For everybody and every body! Zumba takes the "work" out of workout by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity dance and fitness moves. You'll go at your own pace in this fun interval-style dance-fitness class. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over you'll see why Zumba classes are called "Exercise in Disguise".

Classes are taught by Zumba instructors Rachel Bradley, Emily Baker & Allison Taber. Classes meet weekly, Wednesdays and Saturdays 8:30-9:30 am. 

For details contact Emily: Fitness with Emily: Mrsbaker_03@hotmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/fitwithin

Contact Allison through her Facebook page “Growing Branches” or call her at 207-467-5141.

For more details, click here.

ZUMBA KIDS WITH MS. ALLISON

Join Early Childhood Educator, dancer & Zumba instructor, Allison Taber for our fun Summer Zumba Kids session! Our weekly summer classes start:

Thursday, July 9. 8:45-9:30 am, ages 3-6;

                            9:30-10:30am, ages 7-12

Zumba Kids classes feature kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba choreography. We break down steps, add games, activities, and cultural exploration. Contact Allison for more information. Text: 207-467-5141

YOGA

Candlelight Yoga

Thursdays 6-7 pm

A peaceful and restorative way to conclude your busy day! Classes are suitable for yogis of all levels of experience.

 

For information or to reserve your spot, contact Allison through her Facebook page “Growing Branches” or call her at 207-467-5141.

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