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Shenkman Arts Centre

Shenkman Arts Centre, courses for Dance in the spring

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, Apr 3-May 22, $63.50 1464184
    6 yrs-8 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Wed, 7:30 pm-8:30 pm, Apr 3-May 22, $79.25 1464239
    9 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
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, Apr 11-May 30, $93.00 1426297
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
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, 11:45 am-12:30 pm, Apr 14-Jun 16, $55.50 1426307
    5 yrs-6 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10:15 am-11 am, Apr 14-Jun 16, $55.50 1426471
    3 yrs-4 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 11 am-11:45 am, Apr 14-Jun 16, $55.50 1426475
    4 yrs-5 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9:30 am-10:15 am, Apr 14-Jun 16, $55.50 1472895
    3 yrs-3 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, Apr 11-May 30, $93.00 1426298
    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, Apr 11-May 30, $93.00 1426299
    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, Apr 11-May 30, $93.00 1426747
    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, Apr 8-Jun 10, $93.00 1426300
    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, Apr 8-Jun 10, $93.00 1464269
    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, Apr 8-Jun 10, $93.00 1426301
    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, Apr 14-Jun 16, $23.50 1426484
    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, 11:45 am-12:30 pm, Apr 13-Jun 15, $55.50 1426308
    5 yrs-6 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, 10:15 am-11 am, Apr 13-Jun 15, $55.50 1426603
    3 yrs-4 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11 am-11:45 am, Apr 13-Jun 15, $55.50 1426608
    4 yrs-5 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 9:30 am-10:15 am, Apr 13-Jun 15, $55.50 1472892
    3 yrs-3 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
Basics of jazz dance will improve your co-ordination, strength, and flexibility through dance combinations set to popular music.
  • Wed, 6:30 pm-8 pm, Apr 10-Jun 5, $139.50 1426302
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
Basics of tap dance through enjoyable dance combinations and simple choreography. Emphasis on rhythm and clarity of step. Keep on tapping!
  • Wed, 8 pm-9 pm, Apr 10-Jun 5, $93.00 1426303
    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 pm-7 pm, Apr 9-May 28, $82.25 1426403
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
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, Apr 9-May 28, $82.25 1426405
    5 yrs-8 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 7:15 pm-8:15 pm, Apr 9-May 28, $82.25 1426406
    9 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Map location of Shenkman Arts Centre
Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum BLVD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2787


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