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

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!
  • Tue, 7 pm-8 pm, Sep 28-Nov 16, $68.00 1600708
    8 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! Register with a partner from your social circle.
  • Thu, 8:15 pm-9:15 pm, Sep 9-Oct 28, $99.75 1601406
    18 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.
  • Sat, 9:15 am-10 am, Sep 25-Nov 20, $59.50 1600731
    3 yrs-4 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 10:15 am-11 am, Sep 25-Nov 20, $59.50 1600741
    4 yrs-5 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11:15 am-noon, Sep 25-Nov 20, $59.50 1600742
    5 yrs-6 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun, 10:15 am-11 am, Oct 17-Dec 5, $59.50 1600743
    5 yrs-6 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9:15 am-10 am, Oct 17-Dec 5, $59.50 1600748
    3 yrs-4 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 from your social circle.
  • Thu, 7 pm-8 pm, Sep 9-Oct 28, $99.75 1601402
    18 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
In this live virtual class, 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. Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Thu, 7:15 pm-8:15 pm, Oct 14-Nov 25, $56.00 1601510
    18 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
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, 7:15 pm-8:15 pm, Sep 27-Nov 22, $99.75 1600702
    18 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 27-Nov 22, $99.75 1600703
    18 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
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 pm-7 pm, Sep 27-Nov 22, $99.75 1600686
    18 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
In this live virtual class, 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 experiencing the wonders of middle-eastern glamour. Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Thu, 6 pm-7 pm, Oct 14-Nov 25, $56.00 1601496
    18 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
Look forward to an exciting cardio workout that combines basic hip hop dance principals with a fresh choreographed routine. You'll be energized while learning how to pop, lock and bounce like a pro.
  • Wed, 7:45 pm-8:45 pm, Sep 29-Nov 24, $99.75 1600711
    18 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Hip hop, with its roots in urban dance, gets you moving to funky, up-beat tunes. Work on strength, flexibility and musicality through intricate and fast paced choreography. Create dynamic, stylish moves just like in the latest music videos.
  • Sun, 11:15 am-12:15 pm, Oct 17-Dec 5, $88.25 1600749
    7 yrs-9 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Prefer to dance with your child at home? Join virtually with the on-site instructor. Hip hop, with its roots in urban dance, gets you moving to funky, up-beat tunes. Work on strength, flexibility and musicality through intricate and fast paced choreography. Create dynamic, stylish moves just like in the latest music videos. Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Mon, 5:15 pm-6:15 pm, Oct 18-Nov 22, $49.75 1601394
    8 yrs-12 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
Emphasis on body placement, coordination and basic Jazz technique. Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Sat, 10:15 am-11:15 am, Oct 16-Nov 20, $49.75 1601541
    8 yrs-12 yrs, 6 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-7:30 pm, Sep 29-Nov 24, $99.75 1600710
    18 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
High energy class that encourages rhythm, co-ordination, flexibility and execution. Introduction to different styles of jazz including theatrical, pop, and lyrical. Learn various moves, combinations of steps, and choreography. Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Sat, 9 am-10 am, Oct 16-Nov 20, $44.75 1601538
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 6 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, 5:45 pm-6:45 pm, Sep 28-Nov 16, $88.25 1600706
    6 yrs-8 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Map location of Shenkman Arts Centre
Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum BLVD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2787