CLASSES

BALLET, JAZZ, MODERN & TAP

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Celebrating Our 27th Year!

2020-2021 DANCE SEASON

Beginning the week of September 14, 2020

​Please register in advance to secure your place in class

WATCH ME MOVE (ages 18 months+ with parent or caregiver): 

Thursdays, 4:30-5:15 pm

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

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

JAZZ/TAP I (ages 6+): Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 pm 

 

DANCE CREATIONS (ages 6+): Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 pm

 

BALLET II (ages 8+): Wednesdays, 3:30 pm

 

BALLET III (9+): Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 pm

BALLET V (11+): Thursdays, 3:30-5 pm

BALLET VI/VIII (13+): Thursdays, 5-6:30 pm

JAZZ FUSION (11+): Mondays, 6 pm

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ (14+): Mondays, 7 pm

 

TEEN TAP (Teens 16+): Wednesdays, 5:30 pm

BALLET X (ages 16+): Wednesdays, 6:30-8 pm

 

ADULT INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED TAP: Thursdays, 6:30–7:30 pm

 

ADULT ADVANCED BEGINNER TAP: Thursdays 7:30-8:30 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 or to register online 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!

Group classes resuming on September 28!

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

We offer classes 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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HARRISON DANCE COLLECTIVE

Wednesdays 9:30-11 am

The Harrison Movement Collective envisions a world that is liberated through the body with movement and harmony of the soul where all are free to be their authentic selves within resilient community. Our mission and aim are to inspire authentic well-being through free-form dance by hosting dance waves for personal and community growth and transformation.

In-Person Dance Guidelines

Harrison Movement Collective offers a shared experience and a shared place for spontaneous, free-form movement. What each of us brings to this shared place affects everyone, and we create this experience together with:

Awareness of others and ourselves
Permission from others and ourselves

Participation through movement and presence

Space Holder creates a new music set for each week.

(Founder & Current space holder is Keita Whitten Foster, a former Space Holder for Portland Community Dance)

INTEGRATIVE FITNESS TRAINING

 

Group Core Fusion classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-10:20 am and Wednesdays 6-7:15 pm (September-June).

Private sessions by appointment

Personal attention is the heart of this practice featuring a holistic approach to functional strength, flexibility and balance training with a focus on the CORE. 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.

For more details, click here.

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PIYO-FITNESS WITH EMILY

PIYO LIVE: Monday & Wednesdays 6am, Tuesdays 6:15pm

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! 

 

Pilates Based Core Strengthening: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6am, Thursdays 5:30pm  

A gentle, no-impact, mat class

 

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

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE

Dancer, Fitness Educator & Licensed Massage Therapist, Nan Brett, with work with you in developing a Manual Therapy approach that best suits your needs and goals. Modalities include: Swedish Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Circulatory Massage, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Sports Massage, Hydrotherapy, Reflexology, Myofascial Cupping, Trigger Point & Positional Release techniques. 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 Mondays 5:45-6:45 pm;

Wednesdays and Saturdays 8:30-9:30 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 call "Exercise in Disguise". Classes are taught by Zumba instructors Rachel Bradley, Erin Hamlin and Emily Baker. Classes meet weekly Mondays 5:45-6:45pm, Wednesdays and Saturdays 8:30-9:30am. Contact Erin via email houlee1518@msn.com.

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 WITH ROSE

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 am

Schedule changes periodically

Classes for beginners as well as experienced yogis are taught by Rose Heggeman, BA, Holistic Health Coach and registered Yoga Alliance 200 hour teacher. Moderate Flow (focused on alignment, strength and mental focus) classes meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 am.

 

Plus Meditation, Essential Oil, Preschool Yoga, Teens & Tweens and Parent/Child classes are scheduled throughout the year. Rose’s schedule changes periodically so please check with her for updates: Yoga with Rose on Facebook @Rosebud Yoga, 207-423-0573, RoseHeggeman@gmail.com.