Balletone™ (Ballet Workout): Stand taller, feel stronger, have more energy! Balletone uses ballet moves and exercises to strengthen, tone, align, and stretch your entire body. Incorporates cardio, pilates, floor exercises, and stretching. If you enjoy or want to try the elegance of ballet and work off those inches, this is the class for you. Bring an exercise or yoga mat. Wear comfortable workout clothing and bare feet.
Barre: Sculpt and tone your total body to feel stronger, energized, and more flexible. This class will challenge you with a mix of dance inspired barre work, strength training, pilates, and yoga. In addition to the barre, this workout can include use of weights, bands, balls, and mats. Bring your own mat. Be ready to sweat and to be challenged. Be ready to experience Barre! (not on the current schedule)
Beginning Ballet: Classes will emphasize posture, placement, basic positions, center floor patterns, and loco motor movements. No prior ballet experience required. Wear leotard, tights (or workout clothing) and ballet slippers.
Belly Dance (Level I): This class is designed for the first-time student, or those with some experience who are interested in returning to the dance. Habiba will guide you through technique essential to the dance. Glide across the floor with elegance as you frame your body with beautiful hand and arm movements; learn shimmies both soft and powerful; hypnotic movements of the hips such as figure eights, and undulations.
Belly Dance (Level II): This class is for students with previous belly dancing experience who are able to execute most Level I basic technique with ease and with movements which are clearly defined. Habiba will help you refine the basics and also add more challenging technique and choreography to expand your movement vocabulary. Veils and finger cymbals will also be used.
BollyX™: is a high-intensity cardio workout that utilizes high intensity interval training
techniques to burn 500-800 calories! Join the class to sweat it out while dancing to
awesome Bollywood beats! Spice up your fitness regimen and unleash your inner rockstar with us. No prior dance experience is required.
CIZE™ LIVE: It’s dance. It’s sweat. It’s the future of exercise. CIZE™ LIVE is professional dance for everyday people! This isn’t one of those dance-lite workouts where you just shuffle your feet to the beat. Created by Shaun T, world famous choreographer and fitness trainer, CIZE LIVE breaks down professionally choreographed routines, step-by-step. Before you know it, you’ll be bustin’ out hip moves to the hottest music around. It’s so fun, you’ll forget you’re working out!
Dance Fitness: A full body workout; classes include a thorough dance & fitness warm up, stretching, & toning for all the major muscle groups, simple & low impact dance & exercise movement, with focus on increasing flexibility, coordination, strength and balance. Pulling from a fusion of jazz, ballet, modern and contemporary dance, along with elements of yoga, & pure fitness, emphasis is placed on alignment & posture so you can work optimally from your center & your core. Bring a Yoga or exercise mat. (Bare feet, flat dance shoe or sneaker.)
Essentrics™ : A dynamic, full-body workout suitable for all fitness levels that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening while engaging all 650 muscles.This class will increase flexibility and mobility for a healthy, toned and pain-free body
Essentrics™ Gentle Stretch: This is an age reversing workout that will restore movement in your joints, flexibility and strength in your muscles, relieve pain, and stimulate your cells to increase energy, vibrancy and your immune system. A slow-paced, full body workout created by the author of the New York Times bestseller, Aging Backwards and the new PBS show Forever Painless.
Gentle Ballet:This dance class is for anyone who is looking for a gentle, soothing workout. Feel like an elegant ballet dancer and have fun while you improve balance, flexibility, and strengthen your body. The class will include a warm-up at the ballet barre , beautiful dance movement across the floor, and stretching exercises. No ballet experience required.
Gentle Jazz: Jazz takes inspiration from a wide variety of music including jazz, swing, blues, funk, pop, Broadway, and soul. A gentler version of a traditional Jazz class. Warm up exercises which include stretching, isolations and floor exercises and develop technique, balance, flexibility, strength, and coordination are followed by floor combinations and choreography which strengthen rhythm and performance skills. (not on the current schedule)
Hip-Hop: This class covers dynamic Hip Hop moves mixed with a foundation of break dance foot work. Warm ups and dances designed to increase your core strength, balance and flexibility. May include but not limited to floor-work, popping, locking, and waving. (not on current schedule)
Intermediate Ballet: See Beginning Ballet. In addition, center floor work incorporates more advanced steps with complex combinations. Previous ballet experience required. Wear leotard, tights (or workout clothing) and ballet slippers.
Jazz (Mixed Level): This class offers a fun-filled mix of “old school” Jazz Dance technique and Broadway Dance. Loosen up with jazz isolations & warm ups for coordination, balance and alignment. Expand into full body stretching exercises for flexibility and strength (standing and floor) followed by movement combinations across the floor, and choreography in the center. Get fit, let loose and have fun! Find the inner “Jazz Baby” in you! Mixed Level. Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in and bring flat jazz shoes or dance sneakers.
Lyrical/Contemporary: This class fuses Ballet, Modern, and Jazz and focuses on mood, emotions, fluidity, and creative expression. A warm up, which includes stretching and floor exercises, develops core strength, balance, flexibility, and graceful technique is then followed by combinations and choreography across the floor enhancing performance and improvisation skills. All levels welcome!
Mixed Level Ballet: Classes will emphasize posture, placement, basic positions, center floor patterns, and movement across the floor. This is a combined level class and is geared towards those who attend. More challenging movement will be given to more experienced students. Some previous ballet experience is suggested, but not necessary.
Modern Dance Fitness: A class designed to strengthen and provide mental confidence for our bodies using aerobic and anaerobic exercises inspired by the elegance and power of modern dance. Breaking down classical and contemporary modern dance exercises to isolate their effect on our coordination and muscular development, the class will begin with a standing and lying warm-up, progressing to Barre related strengthening sequences as well as traveling exercises geared towards increasing our understanding and use of anatomical alignment.
Pilates Mat: Come enjoy a low-impact, total body workout with Pilates Matwork. Attention to detail and focused movement will be used to improve core strength and create long, lean muscle. Increase your strength and flexibility in an efficient and effective total body workout. Bring an exercise mat. (not on the current schedule)
Pilates Ball: Pilates on the Ball is a low impact, detail oriented progression of exercises designed to efficiently and effectively tone the total body while maintaining focus on core strength and stability control. Bring an exercise mat and an exercise ball.
PiYo™: Get ultra-lean and intensely defined with PiYo™, a combination of Pilates and yoga-inspired moves, set to a faster pace for serious fat burn—and fun! Whether you take the class, or even better, teach it—you’ll experience hardcore results from this low-impact, high-octane workout!
Relax/Renew/Rejuvenate: The “Anti- Stress”/”No sweat” class!This class will take you through a series of gentle wellness & self-care exercises designed to nurture, balance and revitalize your body, mind and whole being. Simple, mindful movement sequences will help you to increase self-awareness, release tension and stress, & restore you to your natural alignment with greater ease, energy, focus & clarity. We will utilize a combination of relaxation, visualization, breathing, meditation & energy balancing techniques, all designed to help you be in your optimum state of health, vibrancy and well being! Bring a Yoga mat & a small pillow-(optional); chairs available.
Zumba™: Zumba is the Latin inspired dance fitness class. It is a total body workout w/ toning exercises and fat burning dance moves. It combines many forms of dance, including salsa, meringue, hip-hop, belly dance, cumbia, African dance and much more. It is easy, aerobic and fun!
Zumba Gold™: The original concept of Zumba is a dance workout with a party-like atmosphere. Zumba Gold takes the popular Latin dance inspired workout of Zumba and makes it accessible to beginners and seniors. Zumba Gold builds cardiovascular health by challenging the heart and working the muscles of the hips, legs, and arms with dance moves. Bring some water and a smile!