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Dance

Introduce the joy of movement and dance with an introductory class that helps develop flexibility, coordination, balance and grace using techniques from ballet, creative movement, gymnastics, and playful educational games. Registration for 6-week classes can be done online or in person at the branch. Year round classes must be registered for in person at the branch. Dance Classes are available at these Y locations : CHASCO Family YMCA or Twin Lakes Family YMCA.
Creative Movement

Creative Movement

This six weeks class, is for little ones who are ready to learn about rhythm and movement and who feel safe participating in a class without Mom and Dad are invited to participate in this class. They will combine imagination with music to learn body control, develop fine motor skills, and improve social skills.

Ages 2 - 3 years
Offered at CHASCO & Hutto
Developmental Gymnastics - Two children stretching

Dance and Discovery

This six weeks class, is for children that love rhythm, movement, and discovering new things are a perfect fit for this class! This class is a parent child class. Students will use ribbons, scarves, bean bags, and more as they combine imagination with music to learn body control, develop fine motor skills, and improve social skills.

Ages 2 - 4 years
Offered at Twin Lakes
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Lil’ Hip Hop

This six weeks class, is a fun introductory class where dancers will enjoy learning basic hip hop skills and fun rhythmic choreography. Students will express their personality in an age-appropriate environment.

Ages 2 - 4 years
Offered at Twin Lakes

Princess Class

This six week class, is Disney Princess themed! Dancers get to dress up in their gowns and tiaras for a magical dance experience. Each week, students will learn basic ballet moves to their favorite songs from Disney movies. We will also dance with fun props like scarves and magic wands.

Ages 3 - 8 years
Offered at CHASCO & Hutto

Intro to Dance 1

This six week class, is all about learning different styles of dance. Weeks one and two will be focused on ballet techniques, weeks three and four will be focused on hip hop techniques, and week five and six will be focused on jazz techniques.

Ages 4 - 6 years
Offered at Twin Lakes

Intro to Dance 2

This six week class, is all about learning different styles of dance. Weeks one and two will be focused on ballet techniques, weeks three and four will be focused on hip hop techniques, and week five and six will be focused on jazz techniques.

Ages 7 + yrs
Offered at Twin Lakes

Intro to Ballet/Tap

This six week class, introduces dancers to basic ballet and tap terminology and technique in a structured, yet fun setting. Simple coordination musicality, rhythm, and concentration will be emphasized. Dancers are encouraged to explore space and enjoy dancing. (Year round at Twin Lakes).

Ages 3 - 5 yrs at CHASCO & Hutto
Ages 2- 4 yrs at Twin Lakes
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Ballet/Tap Beginner

This year round dance class, each class time will be split between learning Ballet and Tap. Dancers will learn their ballet positions, and ballet steps in a fun, creative way through imagination and music. Then dancers will put on their tap shoes on, and learn how to make sounds and rhythms through movement.

Ages 5 - 8 yrs at CHASCO
Ages 4 - 6 yrs at Twin Lakes
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Ballet/Jazz Beginner

This year round dance class, each class time will be split between learning Ballet and Jazz. Dancers will learn their ballet positions, and ballet steps in a fun, creative way through imagination and music. Then dancers will learn some high energy jazz movements.

Ages 5 - 8 years
Offered at CHASCO
Beginner Tap

Jazz/Tap Beginner

This year round dance class, is a combination of ballet, jazz & tap basics. Ballet will focus on learning proper technique such as isolation of the body, improving performance quality. Jazz will focus on basic jazz turns and leaps. Tap will improve rhythm, tempo and musicality.

Ages 4 - 6 years
Offered at Twin Lakes

Jazz/Tap Intermediate

This year round dance class, is a combination of ballet, jazz & tap basics. Ballet will focus on learning proper technique such as isolation of the body, improving performance quality. Jazz will focus on basic jazz turns and leaps. Tap will improve rhythm, tempo and musicality.

Ages 7 + yrs
Offered at Twin Lakes

Ballet Beginner

This year round dance class, introduces dancers to basic ballet barre warm up and center work. Skill combinations, timing, and floor work in a non-competitive environment to introduce showing personality through dance. No prior dance experience is needed.

Ages 5 - 8 years
Offered at Twin Lakes
Hip Hop

Hip Hop Beginner

This year round dance class, is a fun introductory class where dancers will enjoy learning basic hip hop skills and fun rhythmic choreography.

Ages 4 - 6 years
Offered at Twin Lakes
Ballet Jazz Tap

Jazz Beginner

This year round dance class, will focus on the style of Jazz dance specifically. Dancers will learn basic Jazz movements in fun environment.

Ages 4 - 6 years
Offered at Twin Lakes
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Ballet Intermediate

This year round dance class, introduces dancers to basic ballet barre warm up and center work. Skill combinations, timing, and floor work in a non-competitive environment to introduce showing personality through dance. No prior dance experience is needed.

Ages 5 - 8 yrs at CHASCO
Ages 4 - 6 yrs at Twin Lakes
Elite Hip Hop

Hip Hop Intermediate

This year round dance class, is a fun and high-energy class is geared towards those interested in learning the basic movements and infuse the latest styles of Hip Hop. The class will combine isolation's, technique, and rhythm to learn a fun and upbeat routine in an age-appropriate environment.

Ages 9 - 14 yrs at CHASCO
Ages 7 + yrs at Twin Lakes
Drill Team

Drill Team Prep

This year-round class, will focus on developing dance skills in fun and energetic ways. Areas of concentration include: dance skills, balance and flexibility, leaps, turns, listening to and following directions, memorization of dance steps, and working together in groups.

Age 7 years & older
Offered at Twin Lakes