Youth - Dance
Our dance classes are an excellent and fun way for your child to develop their creativity and physical capabilities. Through the movement they learn in our dance classes they will learn about their bodies, improve their posture, balance and flexibility. Your child will experience other cultures through each dance style and meeting other children. In mastering these new skills your child will also improve their confidence and self-esteem.
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Looking for conservator –style ballet training for your young dancer? We offer unique early dance training that combines an academic approach with joy of movements. Instructor , Elizabeth West, has danced professionally for 15 years with Ballet Oklahoma, Oregon Ballet Theatre, the St.Louis Ballet and Terra Firma Dance Theatre. Ms.West captures the attention of our youngest students with imaginative concepts and personal attention.
BHARATANATYAM: the oldest classical dance heritage of India; is regarded as the mother of many other Indian classical dance forms. This fun, expressive dance style
utilizes three primary ingredients of
dancing: bhava (mood), raga (music and melody) and tala (timing). Bharatanatyam uses principles of coordinated hand, foot, face and body movements to convey
different emotions to the spectator. Once weekly classes improve balance, stamina, flexibility and concentration, build
endurance and increase aerobic fitness.
South Amboy YMCA
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Gymnastics Tumbling & Cheer (Ages 5-12)
From somersaults to handstands, cartwheels, back-springs and across the balance beam, children will learn the basics of gymnastics.