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Shenkman Arts Centre

Shenkman Arts Centre, courses for Dance for children 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!
  • Tue, 7 pm-8 pm, Apr 5-May 24, $69.25 1610768
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Delve into the most elegant yet technical of all dance forms; ballet! Explore basic to intermediate ballet moves along with exercises to provide a foundation in technique, placement and terminology. Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Sat, 9 am-10 am, Apr 23-Jun 11, $60.75 1613817
    6 yrs-10 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, 9:45 am-10:30 am, Apr 2-Jun 4, $60.75 1611063
    4 yrs-6 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10:15 am-11 am, Apr 3-Jun 19, $60.75 1611116
    5 yrs-6 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Sat, 10:15 am-11:15 am, Apr 23-Jun 11, $67.50 1613844
    8 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
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.
  • Sat, 11:45 am-12:45 pm, Apr 2-Jun 4, $90.00 1611071
    9 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 11 am-noon, Apr 3-Jun 5, $90.00 1611117
    7 yrs-9 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
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.
  • Sun, 9:45 am-10:45 am, Apr 24-Jun 12, $67.50 1613849
    6 yrs-10 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.
  • Sun, 11 am-noon, Apr 24-Jun 12, $60.75 1613850
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
Fusion of ballet and jazz, blended with contemporary dance techniques. Learn movements that express emotions allowing you to tell a story to music with lyrics.
  • Thu, 6 pm-7 pm, Apr 7-May 26, $90.00 1610996
    6 yrs-8 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Thu, 7 pm-8 pm, Apr 7-May 26, $90.00 1610997
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   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, 10:45 am-11:45 am, Apr 2-Jun 4, $90.00 1611067
    7 yrs-9 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 pm-7 pm, Apr 5-May 24, $90.00 1610740
    5 yrs-8 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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