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Shenkman Arts Centre

Shenkman Arts Centre, courses for Dance in the fall

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, Sep 25-Nov 13, $63.50 1487386
    6 yrs-8 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 7:30 pm-8:30 pm, Sep 25-Nov 13, $63.50 1487387
    9 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
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, Sep 26-Nov 14, $93.00 1487391
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Basic to intermediate ballet and jazz techniques will be practiced. Combination of contemporary movements and ballet techniques. Exercises are structured to develop strength, balance, flexibility and coordination. Learn choreography from both dance styles.
  • Sun, 9:30 am-10:15 am, Sep 22-Nov 17, $55.50 1488592
    3 yrs-3 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10:15 am-11 am, Sep 22-Nov 17, $55.50 1488596
    3 yrs-4 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 11 am-11:45 am, Sep 22-Nov 17, $55.50 1488597
    4 yrs-5 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 11:45 am-12:30 pm, Sep 22-Nov 17, $55.50 1488598
    5 yrs-6 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Ballroom is the perfect exercise for your mind and body. Move to the rhythm as you learn the foxtrot, waltz, cha cha, triple swing and merengue. Register with a partner.
  • Thu, 7 pm-8 pm, Sep 26-Nov 14, $93.00 1487388
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Broaden your skills in ballroom. New footwork and timing are introduced as you become familiar with the rumba and the samba. Register with a partner.
  • Thu, 8 pm-9 pm, Sep 26-Nov 14, $93.00 1487389
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
Further develop your foundation, learn new moves and perfect technique as you advance in Level three. Register with a partner.
  • Thu, 8 pm-9 pm, Sep 26-Nov 14, $93.00 1487390
    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, Sep 23-Nov 25, $93.00 1487330
    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, Sep 23-Nov 25, $93.00 1487343
    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, Sep 23-Nov 25, $93.00 1487303
    19 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, Sep 22-Nov 17, $23.50 1488577
    2 yrs-3 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Introduction to the elements of dance and space. Practice fundamental large and fine motor skills through basic ballet and jazz steps.
  • Sat, 9:15 am-10 am, Sep 21-Nov 16, $55.50 1488398
    3 yrs-4 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 10:15 am-11 am, Sep 21-Nov 16, $55.50 1488402
    3 yrs-4 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, 11 am-11:45 am, Sep 21-Nov 16, $55.50 1488404
    4 yrs-5 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11:45 am-12:30 pm, Sep 21-Nov 16, $55.50 1488411
    5 yrs-6 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Basics of jazz dance will improve your co-ordination, strength, and flexibility through dance combinations set to popular music.
  • Thu, 6:30 pm-8 pm, Sep 26-Nov 14, $139.50 1487392
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
Learn the basics of tap dance through intricate dance combinations, expressive footwork and some simple choreography, with an emphasis on rhythm and clarity of step.
  • Tue, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Sep 24-Nov 12, $82.25 1487380
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Basics of tap dance through enjoyable dance combinations and simple choreography. Emphasis on rhythm and clarity of step. Keep on tapping!
  • Thu, 8 pm-9 pm, Sep 26-Nov 21, $93.00 1487442
    19 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, Sep 24-Nov 12, $82.25 1487352
    5 yrs-7 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 7:15 pm-8:15 pm, Sep 24-Nov 12, $82.25 1487363
    8 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
Map location of Shenkman Arts Centre
Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum BLVD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2787


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