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Music & Dance Classes

Ballroom Dance for Beginners 07/11/2019 - 08/01/2019 $59.00

Relive the exciting times with this sensuous and stimulating dance. If gliding across the floor is more your style, you will enjoy learning the ballroom dances such as the Cha-Cha and the Waltz. $59 per person, held off campus

Class Times:

Thu Jul 11 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Jul 18 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Jul 25 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu Aug 1 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Belly Dancing 06/24/2019 - 08/19/2019 $59.00

The origins of Belly Dance date back thousands of years to ancient fertility rituals in the Middle East and North Africa, and more recently can be traced to Egyptian folk dances. Today this ancient art is performed for entertainment and celebration. The intricate hip articulations, flowing arms and sensual undulations are a great way to tone your core muscles while expressing your creativity and femininity. Belly Dance is a dance for women of all shapes and sizes who all share an innate feminine beauty. We invite you to join us in celebrating every woman’s femininity, spirituality and creativity through the ancient art of belly dance. $59 per person, held off campus

(No class July 1)

Class Times:

Mon Jun 24 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Jul 1 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Jul 8 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Jul 15 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Jul 22 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Jul 29 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Aug 5 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Aug 12 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mon Aug 19 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cajun Dance - Option 1 07/13/2019 - 08/03/2019 $69.00

Gain the confidence you need to go out onto the dance floor! Basic moves for the three popular Cajun dances: the waltz, the two-step, and the jig will be taught. Discover the importance of listening to the beat of the music and understanding the count. During this course you will learn (1) the footwork for the 6-count waltz along with dancing in place, the couple turn and the underarm turn (single and double); (2) the footwork for the 8-count two-step along with dancing in place, the couple turn and the underarm turn (single and double); (3) the steps for the 4-count basic jig foot shuffle and arm push-pull along with single and double underarm turns, hip-to-hip spin, 3 variations of up-over-the-head spins, four variations of the sweetheart and the windmill. Students should wear soft sole or tennis shoes, no hard boots or heels.

Class Times:

Sat Jul 13 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sat Jul 20 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sat Jul 27 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sat Aug 3 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cajun Dance - Option 2 08/11/2019 - 08/25/2019 $69.00

Gain the confidence you need to go out onto the dance floor! Basic moves for the three popular Cajun dances: the waltz, the two-step, and the jig will be taught. Discover the importance of listening to the beat of the music and understanding the count. During this course you will learn (1) the footwork for the 6-count waltz along with dancing in place, the couple turn and the underarm turn (single and double); (2) the footwork for the 8-count two-step along with dancing in place, the couple turn and the underarm turn (single and double); (3) the steps for the 4-count basic jig foot shuffle and arm push-pull along with single and double underarm turns, hip-to-hip spin, 3 variations of up-over-the-head spins, four variations of the sweetheart and the windmill. Students should wear soft sole or tennis shoes, no hard boots or heels.

Class Times:

Sun Aug 11 2019 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun Aug 18 2019 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun Aug 25 2019 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Cajun Dance - Option 3 08/27/2019 - 09/05/2019 $69.00

Gain the confidence you need to go out onto the dance floor! Basic moves for the three popular Cajun dances: the waltz, the two-step, and the jig will be taught. Discover the importance of listening to the beat of the music and understanding the count. During this course you will learn (1) the footwork for the 6-count waltz along with dancing in place, the couple turn and the underarm turn (single and double); (2) the footwork for the 8-count two-step along with dancing in place, the couple turn and the underarm turn (single and double); (3) the steps for the 4-count basic jig foot shuffle and arm push-pull along with single and double underarm turns, hip-to-hip spin, 3 variations of up-over-the-head spins, four variations of the sweetheart and the windmill. Students should wear soft sole or tennis shoes, no hard boots or heels.

Class Times:

Tue Aug 27 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu Aug 29 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tue Sep 3 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu Sep 5 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Jitterbug for Beginners 07/16/2019 - 07/25/2019 $69.00

Join this class for an introduction to this energetic style of dance. Whether you call it Jitterbug or East Coast Swing, you will gain a solid foundation of applying the basic step with its traditional rock step. You will also gain confidence to dance in closed and open body positions, and dance using all three hand positions. Moves featured in this course include: the send out, bring back, crossed-arm turn, he goes, she goes, cuddle, overhead arm slide, around the horn, belt loop, barrel roll, hammerlock, kick steps, open up, couple rotate and the dip. Emphasis will be on single-step timing, however, a variety of speeds of music will be used to allow students to expand their skills to dance the double and triple-step swing styles. Students should wear soft sole or tennis shoes, no hard boots or heels.

Class Times:

Tue Jul 16 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu Jul 18 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tue Jul 23 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu Jul 25 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Line Dancing 07/08/2019 - 07/29/2019 $59.00

Tired of sitting on the side when everyone lines up? Come join our fun and exciting dance class as we exercise the mind and body with different styles of music! From Latin line dances with Cuban motion to Zydeco, Cajun, Country and regular American style line dances; from Merengues and Salsas to Cupid Shuffle, the Freeze, the Wobble, to the most stylish ballroom line dances. This class is also a great aerobic workout. $59 per person, held off campus

Class Times:

Mon Jul 8 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Jul 15 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Jul 22 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon Jul 29 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Piano for Adult Beginners 06/18/2019 - 08/13/2019 $0.00

This course teaches basic skills and theory in piano, which will offer a person the opportunity to explore his or her potential in this art. It provides the background which will allow an individual to enjoy playing basic simple pieces and set the stage for development of this art at a more advanced level. Books will be given out at class check-in. Ages 16 and up. $89 plus $39 for books & lab fee
(No class July 2)

Class Times:

Tue Jun 18 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tue Jun 25 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tue Jul 2 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tue Jul 9 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tue Jul 16 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tue Jul 23 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tue Jul 30 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tue Aug 6 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tue Aug 13 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Variety - Let's Dance! 07/09/2019 - 07/30/2019 $59.00

This class is designed for those of you that don’t know which dance class to take. Experience a mixture of dances that you will immediately use when going out such as the – Night Club 2-Step (slow dance for contemporary soft rock or smooth swamp pop), Country & Western 2-Step and Jitterbug, Texas Swing and Country Waltz, as well as the West Coast and East Coast Swing. Join us and learn all basic foundations of all these fun Louisiana and Texas dances! Students should wear shoes that have a smooth sole and hold the back of your ankle or foot. $59 per person, held off campus

Class Times:

Tue Jul 9 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tue Jul 16 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tue Jul 23 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tue Jul 30 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

West Coast Swing, Level 2 07/31/2019 - 09/04/2019 $85.00

West Coast Swing is one of the fastest growing partner social dances in this country. It’s smooth, it’s fun and can be danced to many different types of music including Top 40 Contemporary, Blues, Swing and Country. In this Level 2 class we will refine the skill learned in level 1 and add variations, including tucks, turns, folds, and footwork syncopations. No partner or dance experience is required. Comfortable, flexible shoes are all that is required. $85 per person

Class Times:

Wed Jul 31 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Aug 7 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Aug 14 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Aug 21 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Aug 28 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed Sep 4 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Zydeco Dance 06/18/2019 - 06/27/2019 $0.00

Want to learn moves to dance traditional Zydeco? Begin with understanding the importance of how to “feel” the music. Become skilled in shifting your weight and “holding” the step while dancing the 8-count shuffle. Gain confidence to be able to transition from dancing in the closed position, to a two-handed open hold, as well as dancing without holding hands. To add variety to the shuffle, learn how to execute the all-important rock step in the three dance positions. Additional moves include the vertical give & take; underarm full turn; hand toss/lean in; couple apart turn; side-knee-lifts; cross-over and the couple together turn. Speed will be emphasized during the last class. Students should wear soft sole or tennis shoes, no hard boots or heels.

Class Times:

Tue Jun 18 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu Jun 20 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tue Jun 25 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu Jun 27 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Zydeco Dance - Option 2 07/14/2019 - 08/04/2019 $69.00

Want to learn moves to dance traditional Zydeco? Begin with understanding the importance of how to “feel” the music. Become skilled in shifting your weight and “holding” the step while dancing the 8-count shuffle. Gain confidence to be able to transition from dancing in the closed position, to a two-handed open hold, as well as dancing without holding hands. To add variety to the shuffle, learn how to execute the all-important rock step in the three dance positions. Additional moves include the vertical give & take; underarm full turn; hand toss/lean in; couple apart turn; side-knee-lifts; cross-over and the couple together turn. Speed will be emphasized during the last class. Students should wear soft sole or tennis shoes, no hard boots or heels.

Class Times:

Sun Jul 14 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun Jul 21 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun Jul 28 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun Aug 4 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Zydeco Dance - Option 3 08/10/2019 - 08/31/2019 $69.00

Want to learn moves to dance traditional Zydeco? Begin with understanding the importance of how to “feel” the music. Become skilled in shifting your weight and “holding” the step while dancing the 8-count shuffle. Gain confidence to be able to transition from dancing in the closed position, to a two-handed open hold, as well as dancing without holding hands. To add variety to the shuffle, learn how to execute the all-important rock step in the three dance positions. Additional moves include the vertical give & take; underarm full turn; hand toss/lean in; couple apart turn; side-knee-lifts; cross-over and the couple together turn. Speed will be emphasized during the last class. Students should wear soft sole or tennis shoes, no hard boots or heels.

Class Times:

Sat Aug 10 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sat Aug 17 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sat Aug 24 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sat Aug 31 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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