We offer a variety of dance classes for all ages, experience levels and styles of dance. Our programs offer many genres of dance including ballet, jazz, tap, clogging, musical theatre and social dance. All classes are taught by experienced instructors.

BALLET / CLASSICAL BALLET / TAP / JAZZ / CLOGGING / TARA TWIRLS / SOCIAL

Ballet

Creative Movement and Tap

Tuesdays, August 20 – December 10
3:15pm – 4pm
(Will not meet Oct. 8, Nov. 26)

Students get a first experience in motion, develop coordination, a sense of rhythm and awareness of space around them through musical games, storytelling in movement. Tap is also introduced as part of Creative Movement. Ballet and tap shoes are required. 
Ages: 3-4
Class Size: Up to 10 dancers
Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Cost: Members $95 per semester / Non-Members $125 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Pre-Ballet and Tap

Mondays, August 26 – December 16 
3:45pm – 4:30pm
(Will not meet Sep. 2, Oct. 10, Nov. 11, Nov. 28)
or
Thursdays, August 22 – December 12 (Will not meet Oct. 10, Nov. 28)
3:15pm – 4pm

Pre–ballet classes awaken the child to music and dance, coordination and spatial/motor skills and introduce basic classical ballet positions. Tap is also introduced as part of this class. Ballet and tap shoes are required.
Ages: 5-6
Class Size: Up to 12 dancers
Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Cost: Members $95 per semester / Non-Members $125 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Classical Ballet

These classes introduce and develop basic skills and knowledge of classical ballet. Benefits of ballet include strengthening of the body, development of leg and arm muscles and development of social and team building skills.

Ballet I

Tuesdays, August 20 – December 10 (Will not meet Oct. 8, Nov. 26)
4pm – 5pm

Ages: 7-8
Class Size: Up to 12 dancers
Instructor: Rebecca Weger

Cost: Members $125 per semester / Non-Members $160 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Ballet II

Wednesdays, August 21 – December 11 (Will not meet Oct. 9, Nov. 27)
4pm – 5pm

Ages: 9-10
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers
Instructor: Rebecca Weger

Cost: Members $125 per semester / Non-Members $160 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Ballet III

Mondays, August 19 – December 16 (Will not meet Sept. 2, Oct. 7, Nov. 11, Nov. 25)
4:30pm – 6pm

Level III dancers may elect to add Pre-Pointe class. Pre-Pointe is a supplemental class that increases the strength of the calf muscles and ankle needed for dancing on Pointe. Level III students may register for Pre-Pointe online.
Ages: By placement only, please contact Rebecca Weger
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers
Instructor: Rebecca Weger

Cost: Members $185 per semester / Non-Members $200 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Ballet IV

Wednesdays & Saturdays, August 21 – December 14 (Will not meet Oct. 9, Oct. 12, Nov. 27, Nov. 30)
Wednesdays: 5pm – 6:30pm / Saturdays: 11am-12:30pm
Level IV dancers may be eligible for Pointe class. To register for Pointe, students must receive recommendation from their ballet instructor and register for this class in person.
Ages:
By placement only, please contact Rebecca Weger
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers
Instructor: Rebecca Weger

Cost: Members $285 per semester / Non-Members $335 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Pre–Pointe

Wednesdays, August 21 – December 1 (Will not meet Oct. 9, Nov. 11, Nov. 27)
6:30pm – 7pm

Pre–Pointe classes further develop and strengthen the leg and foot muscles necessary to advance to Pointe. To qualify, students must receive a recommendation from the Ballet Coordinator to begin Pre-Pointe. Thera–band (5 ft) is required in this class. Taking Pre-Pointe does not guarantee advancement into Pointe.
Ages: By placement only, please contact Rebecca Weger
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers
Instructor: TBD

Cost: Members $80 per semester / Non-Members $100 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Pointe

Wednesdays, August 21 – December 1(Will not meet Oct. 9, Nov. 11, Nov. 27)
7pm – 7:30pm

To qualify, students must demonstrate solid ballet technique and receive a recommendation from the Ballet Coordinator to begin Pointe.
Ages: By placement only, please contact Rebecca Weger
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers
Instructor: Rebecca Weger

Cost: Members $80 per semester / Non-Members $100 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Adult Ballet

Saturdays, August 24 – December 14 (Will not meet Aug. 31, Nov. 30)
9:30pm – 10:45pm

Ages: 18+
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers
Instructor: Rebecca Weger

Cost: Members $160 per semester / Non-Members $195 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Tap Classes

Tap exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination and speed of movement. Tap shoes required in these classes.

Intro to Tap

Thursdays, August 22 – December 12 (Will not meet Oct. 10, Nov. 28)
4pm – 4:30pm
/ Ages: 7-11
4:30pm – 5pm / Ages: 12-17
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers
Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Cost: Members $65 per semester / Non-Members $95 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Intermediate Tap

Tuesdays, August 20 – December 10 (Will not meet Oct. 8, Nov. 26)
5pm – 6pm

Ages: 10-13
Class Size: Up to 12 dancers
Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Cost: Members $130 per semester / Non-Members $160 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Advanced Tap

Fridays, August 23 – December 13 (Will not meet Oct. 11, Nov. 29)
4pm – 5pm

Ages: 13-17
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers
Instructor: Lauren Kuykendall

Cost: Members $130 per semester / Non-Members $160 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Jazz Classes

Basic steps in jazz, different forms of stretches and Broadway-style choreography are explored. Dancers are required to wear any color leotard, tights and jazz shoes.

Jazz I

Tuesdays, August 20 – December 10 (Will not meet Oct. 8, Nov. 26)
6pm – 6:45pm

Ages: 7-9
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers
Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Cost: Members $95 per semester / Non-Members $125 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Jazz II

Thursdays, August 22 – December 12 (Will not meet Oct. 10, Nov. 28)
5pm – 6pm

Ages: 10-13
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers
Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Cost: Members $65 per semester / Non-Members $95 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Musical Theatre

Fridays, August 23 – December 13 (Will not meet Oct. 11, Nov. 29)
5pm – 6pm

This class will follow an acting, vocal and jazz warm up and will have group games and center floor work that combine acting with dance to create a Broadway-style experience. Students will learn basic dance and vocal techniques and harmonization.
Ages: 13-17
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers
Instructor: Lauren Kuykendall

Cost: Members $125 per semester / Non-Members $160 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Clogging Classes

Clogging has origins in folk dances of the British Isles, Africa and pre-Columbian America. Settlers in the American South combined elements of all of these to form a uniquely American dance style. We are happy to welcome Peggy Robinson, who taught clogging for 25 years at Peggy’s School of Dance, back to the dance floor.  Private and semi-private lessons can be coordinated with instructor.

Clogging classes will not meet on Oct. 9 & Nov. 27.

Tiny Tots

Wednesdays, August 21 – December 11
3:30pm – 4:10pm

Ages: 3-5

Cost: Members $175 per semester / Non-Members $225 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Tiny Tots (Second Year)

Wednesdays, August 21 – December 11
5:30pm – 6:15pm

Ages: 4-6

Cost: Members $175 per semester / Non-Members $225 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Intermediate Clogging (Second Year and Up)

Wednesdays, August 21 – December 11
6:15pm – 7:15pm

Ages: 7-12

Cost: Members $200 per semester / Non-Members $250 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Adult Intermediate Clogging

Wednesdays, August 21 – December 11
7:15pm – 8:15pm

Ages: 12+

Cost: Members $200 per semester / Non-Members $250 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Tara Twirls

Mondays, August 19 – December 16 (Will not meet Sept. 2, Oct. 7, Nov. 11, Nov. 25)
4:30pm – 5pm / Ages: 5-7
5:15pm – 6pm / Ages: 8-14
Baton twirling combines gymnastics and dance and teaches the value of physical fitness while instilling confidence and teamwork in girls.  Instructor Brett Garner is a majorette at the University of West Georgia and the coach of the Bremen High School majorette line. She has won numerous titles, including College Miss Majorette of Georgia.
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers

Cost: Members $225 per month (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Social Dance Classes

In these classes, ballroom, salsa and swing dance will be explored. All workshops and classes are taught by nationally-certified dance instructor, Brandon Thomas. Partner is encouraged but not required. Participants should wear hard sole shoes and casual everyday clothing.

Youth & Teen Ballroom Dance Class

Thursdays, September 12 – December 12 (Will not meet Oct. 10, Nov. 28)
4pm – 5pm

Participants will learn exciting ballroom dance styles that build important values such as tolerance, patience, persistence, respect and kindness through healthy exercises.
Ages: 5+
Class Size: Up to 16 dancers

Cost: Members $200 per semester / Non-Members $250 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Ballroom Dance Class/Club

Sundays, September 8 – December 15 (Will not meet Nov. 17, Dec. 15)
3pm – 4pm

This course will present an overview of the steps and variations of ballroom dancing.
Ages: 13+
Class Size: Up to 16 dancers

Cost: Members $55 per semester / Non-Members $65 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Salsa Dance Class/Club

Saturdays, September 7 – December 14 (Will not meet Nov. 16, Nov. 30)
3pm – 4pm

This course will present an overview of the steps and variations of ballroom dancing.
Ages: 13+
Class Size: Up to 16 dancers

Cost: Members $55 per semester / Non-Members $65 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Swing Class/Club

Fridays, September 6 – December 13 (Will not meet Nov. 15, Nov. 29)
7pm – 8pm

We will learn West and East Coast swing, the Hustle and the Jitter Bug.
Ages: 13+
Class Size: Up to 16 dancers

Cost: Members $55 per semester / Non-Members $65 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)

Wedding Dance Workshop

Sunday, September 8
3pm – 4:30pm

Do you have a wedding coming up? Does the thought of dancing at the reception leave your stomach in a knot? This is the perfect workshop for people looking to make their first dance at their wedding memorable. Participants should wear hard sole shoes and casual everyday clothing.
Class Size: Up to 16 dancers

Cost: Members $25


BALLET / CLASSICAL BALLET / TAP / JAZZ / CLOGGING / TARA TWIRLS / SOCIAL