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Celebrate National Dance Day 2014 with The Connection

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • 10:53pm

Everyone is welcome to celebrate National Dance Day, Saturday, July 26th, with The Connection! All activities are free and open to the public. Classes for Children and Adults will begin at 10:00am.

Adult classes include: Zumba, Jazz, Lyrical, Ballet, Hip Hop, Broadway and Barre Sculpt. Children’s classes include: You and Me Dance, Preschool Dance, School Aged Dance, Tween/Teen and a Dance Party! Donations are welcome; all proceeds will be divided between The Connection and the Dizzy Feet Foundation.

National Dance Day Adult Class Schedule: 9am Barre Sculpt- Start the day with a great low impact, dancer’s workout that integrates the fat burning format of interval training, the muscle shaping techniques of isometrics and the elongation principles of dance conditioning.

10am -Continue working out with a high energy dance/fitness class and learn the National Dance Day Everyday Routine.

10:30 features a dance performance by The Connection’s CREW Dance Team.

11am Jazz -All levels, a jazz combination will be taught using movements from all different styles of jazz. 

12pm Ballet/Lyrical- Come enjoy a class that encourages creativity through movement. Wear jazz shoes, ballet shoes, socks, or go barefoot. Suitable for all levels.

1pm Hip Hop- This is an upbeat dance class using basic but innovative styles of hip hop to pop music. No experience necessary.  Students will learn the Official National Dance Day Advanced Routine.

2pm Broadway –A cardio based dance class that begins with breathing and stretching warm-up,  moves into a dance combination ranging from up tempo jazz to lyrical contemporary all with a "broadway" style and ends with stretching and cool down. Music based on present day to classic Broadway hits. It focuses on heart health, strength, balance, flexibility and fun.

 1-2pm – TWEEN/TEEN contemporary -Take a contemporary dance class that places emphasis on the connection between mind and body, encouraging dancers to explore their emotions through dances that push against traditional boundaries. Wear jazz shoes, ballet shoes, socks, or go barefoot. Suitable for all levels. 

National Dance Day Children’s Class Schedule: 10:30- Dance Team Performance. 10:45– Dance Party in the Big Gym. 11:00 -You & Me Dance (Under 3 with a parent) You and Me Dance will consist of a parent/child warm up, creative movement activities and dance games.

Dance classes for children ages 3 and up will consist of a warm up, a short and fun dance routine and dance games.  Older students will learn the official National Dance Day Everybody Routines.

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