INSTRUCTIONAL DANCE CLASSES

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SPRING 2019 Dance Class Schedule

May 7, 2019 - June 28, 2019
Class Day Start Date End Date Start Time Duration (minutes) Location
Hip Hop Tuesday May 7 June 25 4:00 pm 60 RAC Studio I
Heels Tuesday May 7 June 25 5:00 pm 60 RAC Studio I
Contemporary/Lyrical - Combo Choreography Thursday May 9 June 27 6:00 pm 60 RAC Studio I
Bachata - I Friday May 10 June 28 5:00 pm 60 RAC Studio I
Bachata - II Friday May 10 June 28 6:00 pm 60 RAC Studio I

Please note these are not the Group Fitness Classes. For our Group Fitness Schedule please click here



60 MINUTE CLASSES

Ryerson Full-Time Students and Members:  $65 + HST

Non-Members*:  $130 + HST *Non-Members must purchase a $30.00 OneCard to allow for RAC & MAC access.

 

      Register for all Instructional Programs at the RAC or the MAC or online here.

 

Bachata I

Taught by Canadian Latin Bronze Medalist Jone Lam & amazingly talented Ilinca Oprescu. Fast, easy, and fun to learn, Bachata is a popular dance style in the exciting world of Latin dancing being played in all Salsa nightclubs!  Originating from the Dominican Republic, bachata is fun and flirty with quick but simple Dominican footwork.  A dance partner is not required when registering for this class.  Participants will all have the opportunity to dance as both lead & follower.

Bachata II

This is an intermediate/advanced level Bachata class for any dancer with a good understanding of Bachata level I instruction. Taught by Canadian Latin Bronze Medalist Jone Lam &  amazingly talented Ilinca Oprescu. Fast, easy, and fun to learn, Bachata is a popular dance style in the exciting world of Latin dancing being played in all Salsa nightclubs!  Originating from the Dominican Republic, bachata is fun and flirty with quick but simple Dominican footwork.  A dance partner is not required when registering for this class.  Participants will all have the opportunity to dance as both lead & follower.

Contemporary/Lyrical - Combo Choreography

So You Think You Can Dance? This contemporary dance class is designed for those with intermediate/advanced experience in ballet, jazz, or contemporary/lyrical who want to challenge themselves with greater emphasis on more intricate floor work, progression, combinations and advanced choreography that interprets the music, words and the emotions of the music with fluidity and more precise technique! This class is set to popular music guaranteed to bring out your inner dancer! A  class dedicated to learning, improving and perfecting technique in jumps, turns/spins, and tricks, along with the core work and the strength and conditioning that is crucial in developing these skills. Learn choreography that will challenge your strength and technique, The combos will focus on helping dancers understand dynamics, inpiduality in their movement, picking up new styles and choreography quickly as well as developing natural stage presence. Please note that new choreography will be taught every week.

HEELS

Have you ever wondered how Beyoncé got so fierce? Do you love the Pussycat Dolls attitude? Then this is the class for you. Set to today's hip hop, R&B, and alternative music, Heels is all about having fun, building your confidence, embracing your femininity, and bringing out your inner sass! Heels are optional, however heels worn must have ankle support. No dance experience necessary! Female registrants only.

HIP HOP

This high energy hip hop class, taught by award-winning choreographer, Amanda Danishevsky, infuses styles of stomp, house, vogue, jazz funk, street dancing, popping and locking. This class welcomes the idea that hip-hop is not studio based, but rather street based. It emphasizes hip-hops origins which value passion for dance, exercise and community. Welcoming beginners, intermediate and advanced dancers to challenging themselves in multiple styles and strands of hip-hop with corresponding, fun and energetic music. The dynamic choreography allows for students of all levels to learn, adapt and grow as dancers. Students will also find themselves growing as freestyle hip-hop dancers, as this class allows for room to find your style in a welcoming environment that will challenge students to grow and shine.