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summer schedule

Summer session runs from May 22 - August 6, 2017 - join at any time during session!

DAY TIME CLASS TITLE TEACHER
SUNDAY 1:00pm Adult Beginning Tap TBA
2:00pm Adult Intermediate Tap TBA
3:00pm Adult Beginning Ballet Lara Davis
3:00pm Burlesque Aerobics (Ages 18+) TBA
4:00pm Adult Intermediate Ballet (1.5 hrs) Lara Davis
5:30pm Pointe 2 Lara Davis
MONDAY 3:45pm Creative Movement *45 min Jessica Bortle
4:30pm PreK Ballet/Tap Jessica Bortle
4:30pm Youth Breakdance (Ages 7-10) Michael Ball
4:30pm Elementary Combo A TBA
4:30pm FX Jazz Kaitlin Butcher
5:30pm Elementary Combo B TBA
5:30pm Youth Tap (Ages 7-10) Chelsea Johnson
5:30pm Adult Intermediate Hip-Hop MIchael Ball
5:30pm Adult Int/Adv Contemporary Kaitlin Butcher
6:30pm Adult Int/Adv Jazz Kaitlin Butcher
6:30pm Beginning Burlesque Aerobics Krista Varanyak
6:30pm Adult Beginning Ballet Amanda Brown
7:30pm Femme Hip-Hop Jessica Bortle
7:30pm Adult Beginning Contemporary Michelle Freeman
TUESDAY 4:00pm PreK Ballet/Tap Jessica Bortle
4:00pm FX Contemporary Allison Hayn
4:00pm Tween Jazz (Ages 10-14) Brittany Couch
5:00pm Partner Stretch (Ages 15+) Allison Hayn
5:00pm Tween Contemporary (Ages 10-14) Brittany Couch
5:00pm Elementary HIp-Hop (Ages 6-8) Jessica Bortle
6:00pm Adult Int/Adv Contemporary Allison Hayn
6:00pm Beginning Ballroom Sampler Natalie Cox
7:00pm Adult Int/Adv Jazz Allison Hayn
7:00pm Adult Int/Adv Hip-Hop Kaitlin Butcher
7:00pm Int/Adv Ballroom Natalie Cox
WEDNESDAY 1:30pm Adult Open Ballet Allison Hayn
4:30pm Intermediate/Petite Company Kaitlin Butcher
4:30pm Elementary Combo A Amanda Brown
4:30pm Tween Ballet (Ages 10-14) Erika Greene
5:30pm Adult Int/Adv Contemporary Brittany Couch
5:30pm Soundfx (Ages 7-10) Chelsea Johnson
5:30pm Tween Hip-Hop (Ages 10-14) Michael Ball
6:30pm Street Jazz (Ages 15+) Brittany Couch
6:30pm Adult Intermediate Tap TBA
6:30pm Ballet Pointe Combo *1.5 hrs Erika Greene
7:30pm Kicks and Tricks Brittany Couch
7:30pm Beginning Salsa & Bachata *45 min Natalie Cox
8:15pm Int/Adv Salsa & Bachata *45 min Natalie Cox
THURSDAY 4:00pm Adult Beginning Jazz Allison Hayn
4:00pm PreK Ballet/Tap Jessica Bortle
4:00pm Kinder/Junior Company Kaitlin Butcher
5:00pm FX Ballet Amanda Brown
5:00pm Adult Beginning Contemporary Allison Hayn
6:00pm Adult Int. Contemporary Kaitlin Butcher
6:00pm Youth Ballet (Ages 7-10) Amanda Brown
6:00pm Pointe 1 Allison Hayn
7:00pm Partnering for Contemporary Allison and Kaitlin
7:00pm Youth Jazz (Ages 7-10) Amanda Brown
7:00pm Burlesque Aerobics TBA
SATURDAY 9:45am Creative Movement *45 min Chelsea Johnson
10:30am PreK Ballet/Tap Chelsea Johnson
11:30am Elementary Combo A Chelsea Johnson
     

Summer Tuition Rates

The summer session is split into three months, and payment is due on May 15th, June 15th, and July 15th. There is a 10% discount for paying in full for the session.

4 Class Punch Card (Adult Students ONLY) - $75
10 Class Punch Card (Adult Students ONLY) - $180

$25 -   Annual Reg Fee
45 min/week - $50/month
1 hour/week - $65/month
1.5 hour/week - $85/month
2 hours/week - $100/month
2.5 hours/week - $115/month
3 hours/week - $130/month
3.5 hours/week - $145/month
4 hours/week - $160/month
4.5 hours/week - $175/month
5 hours/week  - $190/month
5.5 hours/week - $205/month
6 hours/week - $215/month
6.5 hours/week - $230/month
7 hours/week- $245/month
7.5 hours/week - $260
8 hours/week - $275
8.5 hours/week - $290
9 hours/week - $305
9.5 hours/week - $320
Unlimited - $ 335

DANCEFX ATHENS ADULT CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

ADULT BALLET

Ballet barre, floor work and technique. Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels available. back attitudeBeginners will learn classical ballet fundementals from the very beginning basics, and gain agility, flexibility, balance and body awareness. Advanced dancers will find their class tailored to the individual dancer's needs with master teachers, including Erika Greene and UGA's Janet Robertson, fine tuning technique, giving advanced turn and jump combinations, and recommending personal goals. Classes are all one hour long for the summer sessions. Ballet shoes required.

ADULT TAP

Beginners will learn tap basics and build their knowledge of sounds and tap vocabulary with plenty of style and lots of fun. More advanced tappers will be given rhythmic challenges, advanced tap tricks, and fast-paced choreography. Tap shoes required.

JUST FOR BEGINNERS JAZZ

New-to-jazz dancers will learn the basics of jazz dance and technique in a fun and encouraging environment. Jazz Dance will increase flexibility, core strength and balance as well as musicality. An outgrowth of ballet's fusion with contemporary music, jazz dance often uses popular radio music to inspire movement that is similar to both theater and street dancing. Get ready for kicks, turns, tricks and fun! Soft-soled jazz shoes required.

JUST FOR BEGINNERS CONTEMPORARY DANCE

Now coming to a public spotlight in FOX's So, You Think You Can Dance, Contemporary Dance is a feel-good, self expression based movement to often slower modern songs. Though Contemporary Dance places the choreographer in total control, the dancer is able to shape the movement to suit their feelings at that moment. Pioneered by Desmond Richardson, and brought to public popularity by Mia Michaels, Contemporary Dance gives you a moment in your day to relax, move and clear your head. This beginners class is taught at an easy going pace and will be taylored to the participants in the class. Dancers will work on increasing balance, agility, stretch and strength. We can't wait to see you!

ACROBATICS

Learn the basics of acrobatics and tumbling! Each week we will work on stretching and conditioning, and then move on to learn various acrobatic skills - beginning with the basics, including cartwheels and handstands, and moving on to walkovers, handsprings, and more!

JAZZ 2/3

Jazz 2/3 is for dancers who are ready to enhance their jazz dance vocabulary and ability. This class will be tailored to the individual dancer's needs and address technique, turns, leaps, tricks and Dancefx style. Jazz 2/3 is not for beginners- dancers should have prior knowledge of basic jazz dance and be able to do a double pirouette. Jazz 2/3 is a great pairing with Contemprary 2/3 if you desire more choreography, combos, and dance time.

CONTEMPORARY 2/3kami gudger dancefx

Now coming to a public spotlight in FOX's So, You Think You Can Dance, Contemporary Dance is a feel-good, self expression based movement to often slower modern songs. Contemporary 2/3 is for dancers that have a basic knowledge of ballet and contemporary technique and desire a quicker paced, choreography based class. Full warm up with technique training excercises, across the floor and a focus on the weekly combos, Contemporary 2/3 will reignite your love of dance.

Sisters are doin' it!

Upbeat songs you love to dance to, easy stretch and warm up, and lots of energy! Beginner level with moves you can take onto the dance floor! Ages 40 and up.

bombshell body

Empowering and sexy, Bombshell Body incorporates heart pumping cardio with hip hop combinations and jazz styling.  With a fusion of burlesque performance arts and conditioning, this class will make you sweat!

Theater dance

Your favorite songs from Broadway musicals and movement that makes you smile. Theater dance technique and choreography! Character shoes recommended, but not required.

LEAPS AND TURNS

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Leaps and Turns will give you a one-on-one experience in this group class. Enhance your jump height, precision and spectrum while perfecting and learning classic and trendy turns and turn combos.You will have a new appreciation for excellent leaps and turns! This is an Open Level class, all levels are welcome and will be addressed.

CONTEMPORARY BALLET

This class is inspired by the growing genre of contemporary ballet as demonstrated in professional companies such as Alonzo King Lines, The Trey McIntyre Project, Cedar Lake, Company C Contemporary Ballet and Wideman-Davis Dance.

CONTACT DANCE BALLROOM DESCRIPTIONS

BALLROOM SAMPLER

Perfect introduction to ballroom dance for beginners; a great chance to learn or review basics in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Dances taught: Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha and East Coast Swing.

intermediate/ADVANCED BALLROOM

Extensive knowledge of the basics of both smooth and rhythm styles required and at least 2 years of experience. Dances taught: Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Rumba and Cha Cha

Beginner/advanced salsa

Learn the basics and latest moves of salsa! No partner needed!

BALLROOM SHOWCASE

Learn a short routine each week to a different style of dance. This class will focus on performance style and technique. Participants must have a working knowledge of the basics already.

 

DANCEFX YOUTH CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

CREATIVE MOVEMENT (ages 2.5-3)

New dancers to explore movement and rhythm through basic dance steps in ballet and tap! Dancers will also have fun using manipulatives, music, and rhymes to help them practice dance fundamentals in and exciting and positive environment. Pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes, leotard and tights required.

PRE-K (Ages 3-5)

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A gentle introduction to ballet and tap technique and concepts in a fun and energetic environment for PreK children. With fun, youth-friendly songs and movement, this class is dedicated to helping your child fall in love with dance, meet some new friends and have a wonderful time in a positive atmosphere. Pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes, pink tights and leotard are required. PreK 1 and 2 are suggested levels indicating first and second year dancers.

ELEMENTARY COMBO (Grades K-5)

youth elbows

In a combination of ballet, tap, and jazz, elementary-aged children will learn and then build on the basics in each style. Each class is a combination of barre work, across the floor, and center floor combinations and technique will lead dancers to feel comfortable and confident in ballet, tap, and jazz. Students will get stretching, strengthening, and dancing in a positive and fun dance environment. Pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes, black jazz shoes, leotard and tights required. Suggested designations A-C indicate age of dancer: A=age 5-6, B=age 7-8, C=age 9-10

ELEM HIP HOP (Grades K-2 and 3rd-5th)

Have a fabulous time dancing to fun, age-appropriate hip hop music! Young dancers will stretch, learn weekly high energy, youth friendly combinations, and practice hip-hop isolations in a positive, nurturing environment with lots of friends! Sharp and strength-building movements combined with beat driven music allow for a great time for kids of all ages

FX2/3 CLASSES FOR MIDDLE/HIGH STUDENTS

BALLET(Int/Adv)

Ballet barre, conditioning and technique. Ballet shoes, pink tights and leotard required.

HIP-HOP

A poppin’ and lockin’ good time. Warm-up, technique, weekly combinations.

contemporary

Now coming to a public spotlight in FOX's So, You Think You Can Dance, Contemporary Dance is a feel-good, self-expression based movement to often slower modern songs. Though Contemporary Dance places the choreographer in total control, the dancer is able to shape the movement to suit their feelings at that moment. Contemporary Dance gives you a moment in your day to relax, move and clear your head. This beginners class is taught at an easy going pace and will be tailored to the participants in the class. Dancers will work on increasing balance, agility, stretch and strength. 

JAZZ (Int/Adv)

Tricks, leaps, turns, combos and a lot of style. Soft-soled jazz shoes required.

TAP(Int/Adv)

Stylized rhythmic tap. Emphasizes sounds and technique. Tap shoes required.