Classe Schedules, Levels & Tuition...
*Creative Dance & Movement for Children
Creative Movement Dance 2 (Ages 6-8) Mondays 3:45-4:45pm $75 per month
Creative Movement Dance 1 (Ages 4-6) Wednesdays 3:45-4:30pm 3:45-4:30pm $75 per month
Creative Dance and Movement is designed to help children discover movement, spacial awareness, rhythm and form. Emphasis in class is on exploration and experimentation in a cooperative atmosphere. There are 3 class levels. Placement is primarily according to age or instructor's approval. Level one will incorporate movement that is fun, often with music. Level two, will do the same but the movements will become more complex. Level three is a continuation of level two, but more improvisation, references to modern dance and ballet (known as “pre-dance” or “pre-ballet”), will be included.
*Pre-Teens Beginner Ballet
Thursday 4:30-5:30 pm: $70 per month *
Note: This class is pending enrollment. Please contact MDC and let us know of your interest.
This class is for children ages 9 to 12. The instruction is grounded in the fundamentals, technique, method, kinetic basics, and universal rules of classical ballet. The class begins slowly, but as the students learn more and more, it will have more continuous movement as a part of the class. The historical and aesthetic reasoning for the movement will also be relayed, using a direct informative approach, with some incorporation of story and imagination.
Adult Beginning Ballet
Class Card, $250 for 10 or $25 per class.
Tuesday 5:30-7:00 pm
Thursday 5:30-7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00-11:30 am
Note: (1) These classes are open to teens & Adults , age 13 and above.
For those with flexible schedules, who may not be able to attend classes regularly, all these classes are also available to be attended with a class card, Class Card for $250 for ten classes.
The instruction in this class is grounded in the foundation of technique, method, kinetic basics, and universal rules of classical ballet. The class is slow, but as the students learn more and more, it will have more continuous movement as a part of the class. The historical and aesthetic reasoning for the movement will also be relayed, using a direct informative approach, with some incorporation of basic anatomy and kiniesiology as well as movement fundamentals.
Therapeutic Movement Class
Class is in conjuntion with Mountainside Physical Therapy.
Therapeutic Movement class is for people struggling with recovery from injury, disease oriented movement issues, age related issues, coordination issues that are habitual or related to injury. The class is also for those interested in exploring a larger range of movement options than they have in the past.
The class is taught by Physical Therapist, Anne Williams and/or Movement and Dance specialist Philip Rosemond. They teach the class as a whole as well as with each client on specific problems. The class is designed to use simple movements beginning with the arms and head, working through the body to the legs, seated in a chair and standing at the ballet barre. We use chairs, the ballet barre, fitness balls and other simple tools to help the students with their specific issues.
No student is pushed to work beyond their ability, rather they are encouraged to work towards better mobility, flexibility and stamina. Some of the techniques we incorporate are drawn from floor work, yoga and other movement modalities designed to help both general as well as specific movement issues. The class is held at Mountainside Dance Center, but is a program run by Mountainside Physical Therapy,
Thursdays at 10:15 to 11:00am.
$15 for one class, $25 if two classes are paid in advance at MPT.
"Fall with Grace" Class.
Mondays at 10:15-11:00am
"FALL with GRACE" is a facilitated class for those at risk of losing balance and falling, those who are afraid to fall when mobile . We teach students balance and coordination techniques, balance, how to regain focus if balance is lost, their center of balance, and how to avert and prevent falls if one might occur. In short we help our students take control of their lives and get back in balance.
All students must be in an exercise class or program. This can be the Therapeutic Movement Class or any class.
Possible Upcoming Classes:
These classes have not yet been scheduled. Please contact us regarding your interest in these classes.
1.5 hours $96 per month for one class per week
1.5 hours per class $174 per month for two classes per week.
10 Class punch card: $250
If You can Breath,
You can Move..
If You Move,
You are Already Dancing!
*Note: There are a few Scholarships available for those up to the age of 18 for Creative Dance & Ballet who can prove hardship or inability to pay.
All applicants will be required to submit a financial statement. If accepted, a parent or guardian must sign a contract agreeing to attend all classes, and make up classes missed due to weather or illness.