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Courses for Dance, in the winter at the Shenkman Arts Centre

Embrace Argentina’s signature dance, the Salon Style Tango. Discover the 8-count basico (basic step), walking, forward ochos, back ochos and molinete (windmill) and playful ganchos (hooks). Find excitement, passion and drama with Tango!
  • Thu, 9 pm-10 pm, Jan 17-Mar 7, $91.25 1398840
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
Explore fluidity, grace, and strength through this ancient and sensuous dance form developed in the Middle East. The fundamentals of posture, isolations, steps and accents of belly dance are stressed.
  • Mon, 7:30 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 14-Mar 18, $91.25 1398716
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Explore more complicated arrangements. Layer movements and combinations. Prerequisite: Belly Dance Level 1.
  • Mon, 8:30 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 14-Mar 18, $91.25 1398717
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Learn to move to the Bollywood beat; a modern East Indian style of dance that will have your hips moving. Discover basic hip, leg and upper body choreography while you experience the wonders of middle-eastern glamour.
  • Mon, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Jan 14-Mar 18, $91.25 1398714
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Free flowing class combines traditional dance styles with acrobatics. Think gymnastics but with no apparatus. Improve flexibility, strength and dance techniques. Take dance to new heights!
  • Wed, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Jan 16-Mar 6, $62.25 1398802
    6 yrs-8 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 7:30 pm-8:30 pm, Jan 16-Mar 6, $62.25 1398810
    9 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
Introduction to the elements of dance and space. Practice fundamental large and fine motor skills through basic ballet and jazz steps.
  • Sat, 11:45 am-12:30 pm, Jan 12-Mar 9, $54.50 1402363
    5 yrs-6 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, 9:30 am-10:15 am, Jan 12-Mar 9, $54.50 1402341
    3 yrs-3 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, 10:15 am-11 am, Jan 12-Mar 9, $54.50 1402350
    3 yrs-4 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11 am-11:45 am, Jan 12-Mar 9, $54.50 1402355
    4 yrs-5 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
This unique style of dance incorporates hip hop, break dancing, pop'n lock, and freestyle. Master the dance moves from each style in a fun and energetic class.
  • Tue, 6:15 pm-7:15 pm, Jan 15-Mar 5, $80.75 1398733
    5 yrs-7 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 7:15 pm-8:15 pm, Jan 15-Mar 5, $80.75 1398740
    8 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
For our youngest students, this provides a fun, casual approach to practicing basic and fine motor skills, and a cooperative introduction to the elements of dance and space.
  • Sun, 9 am-9:30 am, Jan 13-Mar 10, $23.00 1402591
    2 yrs-3 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Map location of Shenkman Arts Centre
Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum BLVD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2787