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Dance

Courses for Dance, in the winter for children 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, Jan 26-Mar 23, $88.25 1588534
    8 yrs-12 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.
  • Sat, 11:15 am-noon, Jan 30-Mar 27, $59.50 1588576
    5 yrs-6 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
A dance style that borrows from modern, ballet and jazz choreography. Study basic ballet and modern dance principles while advancing your steps. Uncover various moves, step combinations and new choreography. Create your own dance. Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Sun, 12:15 pm-1:45 pm, Jan 31, $12.50 1589306
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sun, 12:15 pm-1:15 pm, Feb 21-Mar 21, $41.50 1589307
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 12:15 pm-1:30 pm, Mar 28, $10.50 1589416
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   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. Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Mon, 3:45 pm-4:45 pm, Feb 8-Mar 22, $49.75 1589227
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 4 pm-5:30 pm, Jan 25, $12.50 1589228
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
  • Mon, 4 pm-5:15 pm, Mar 29, $12.50 1589394
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
Learn all the moves in this fun, energetic dance class. Hip Hop, with its roots in street dancing and break dancing, provides a good cardio workout to funky, up-beat tunes. Hip Hop is easy to learn and fun for all ages! Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Mon, 5 pm-6 pm, Feb 8-Mar 22, $49.75 1589229
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 5:30 pm-7 pm, Mar 29, $12.50 1589395
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
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.
  • Sat, 12:15 pm-1:15 pm, Jan 30-Mar 27, $88.25 1588578
    6 yrs-8 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, 5:45 pm-6:45 pm, Jan 26-Mar 23, $88.25 1588542
    6 yrs-8 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
Map location of Shenkman Arts Centre
Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum BLVD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2787