This class is a favorite to get in shape or stay in shape. Full body movement warms up the muscles. Mat work and hand weights strengthen and tone the different muscle groups with special attention to abdominals and legs. Stretching and relaxation are included. Both men and women benefit.
More advanced ballet students prepare strength, technique and learn pointe.
Rhythmic movement to jazz, pop or musical theater music. Class includes warm-up, isolations, stretch, learn dance technique in jazz styles with choreographed combinations of steps.
Rhythmic and athletic movement to great music. Class includes warm-up, isolations, stretch, learn dance technique in Hip Hop with choreographed combinations of steps.
A fun way to explore dance and movement. Class includes warm-up, stretches, motor skills (hop, jump, leap,skip, gallop etc), movement coordination, intro to dance technique, dance expression, imagination and games.
First introduction to ballet including barre, stretches, center and across the floor. Creative Dance included.
Jazz-inspired fitness for teens/adults: “Everybody Dance Now!” Come strut your stuff to the funky pop, oldies and classic rock songs that you love to listen to on the radio! A new choreographed routine is taught every 1-2 weeks, repetitive enough to pick up quickly and just have fun while you get in your cardio.
This class moves the whole body. Class includes warm-up and basics in traditional modern dance, stretches, center and across the floor. Students learn choreography skills and create their own dance.
This active and fun class includes warm-up, stretching, motor skills (hop, jump, leap, galloping, etc), movement coordination, tumbling (bridges,somersaults,headstands, etc.) and games.
The technique of classical ballet including barre, stretches, center and across the floor.
Sallee Slagle has been teaching, performing and choreographing professionally for over 20 years. Since receiving her BFA in Dance from the Boston Conservatory, she has taught students of all ages and abilities preschool to professionals. Ms. Slagle teaches many dance forms including her favorites Modern Dance and Ballet. Sallee has performed throughout New England, the Caribbean and abroad with a variety of dance companies as well as her own modern company, Forty Steps Dance. Sallee enjoys helping others discover a passion for dance teaching technique along with the artistry of dance.
Erin Pelikhov grew up in Newton, Mass., and began her training in ballet, jazz, tap and modern for eight years at Paulette’s Ballet Studio. She also competed on the team at Gymnastics Academy of Boston as a child, and later on Newton South High School’s varsity team. She further refined her dance education at Emerson College, where she minored in Dance and received her Bachelor of Arts in New Media. Erin has danced with Boston’s Lady Panthers Dance Team, Jhumka Dance Company, Kelley Donovan & Dancers and Firelech Jewish Musical Theater. Other notable roles include swinging to Duke Ellington in the Party Scene and tapping as Mother Ginger in Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker, and grooving in the musical “Hair” at Turtle Lane Playhouse in Newton, as well as taking on three different accents in “Billy Elliot” at Marblehead Little Theater. She has been dancing with Forty Steps Dance since 2009. Erin has taught all styles of dance to all ages and levels at Paulette’s Ballet Studio, Tony Williams Dance Center and Lucky Ten Young Talent Studio. Erin is currently a freelance graphic and web designer, and a full-time mom to twins.
Fun and creative classes for all ages, toddlers through Teens, plus Adults!
Non-competitive classes with individual attention.
Private lessons, Personal Fitness, Wedding Prep always available.
NEW Classes this Fall:
80s/90s Dance Jam! (Jazz-inspired fitness)
Dance/music and Tumbling classes for toddlers
Or register online, by email or phone.Classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 at 7 pm