The YMCA offers a wide variety of dance classes for ages 18 months through 18 years for Yorkville, Somonauk, Plano, Sandwich and the surrounding areas. We have ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, and lyrical ballroom dance lessons available. Dance develops a person physically, artistically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially. Our qualified and professional instructors are here to offer your children the best dance classes possible.

Call our Front Desk for more information at 630-552-4100 x235.

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La Premiere Dance Company


2019
Dance Recital Session
January 7- June 8

We want to show off all of your dancer’s hard work!  We will be showing off all of their hard work at our annual dance recital.  The dance recital will take place on June 8th at Yorkville Middle School at 2pm.  We will be having a dress rehearsal on June 7th and pictures will be taken on May 19th.  There is a $20.00 recital registration fee that will include a t-shirt and a trophy for your dancer.

Picture Day - May 19 at Central Branch
Dress Rehearsal - June 7 at Yorkville Middle School
Recital - June 8 at Yorkville Middle School

Dancers will be measured for their costumes the 2nd week of the session during class. Costumes range from $50-$75.00 per class your child is in.  There are additional expenses such as pictures (if you chose to buy), DVD (if you chose to buy) and recital tickets.  Recital Tickets will be sold through an online website and WILL NOT be available at the door or through the Fox Valley Family YMCA.  You do have the option of having your child’s class bank drafted monthly.  The first month will be paid up front and the remaining months will be drafted automatically.


RECITAL CLASSES RUN FOR 22 WEEKS
30 minute class$135M/$202NM
45 minute class$170M/$257NM
60 minute class$228M/$342NM 

NON-RECITAL CLASS SESSIONS
Winter Session I: January 7 - March 2
Winter Session II: March 4 - April 27

30 minute class $55M/$83NM
45 minute class $65M/$97NM
60 minute class $75NM/$110NM


Winter/SPring Dance Schedule

 

 


AGES 3-5 YEARS OLD

TINY TOES
Ages 2-3  | For our tiniest dancers! Dancers will explore the wonders of dance through songs, games, and props in a relaxed setting while teaching them the basics of dance and participate in a group class that will let them explore all that dance has to offer! Ballet attire with hair pulled back.

TEMPO TOES
Ages 4-5 | This class begins with a Circle Warm-up that may include sing-a-long songs or rhymes to keep the young dancers engaged. Students will work on strong arms, stretching their toes, balancing, twirling, and jumping. Ballet shoes required. Ballet attire with hair pulled back in a bun if possible.

TAPPIN' TOES
Ages 4-5 | An energetic dance class that you and your little one will just love! They will learn to develop a sense of rhythm, timing, build leg and feet strength, flexibility, and coordination. Tap shoes are required. Ballet attire. Hair pulled back into a bun if possible.


AGES 5-7 YEARS OLD

INTRO TO DANCE
Ages 5-7 | New to dance? This class will demonstrate the basics of different styles of dance. Ballet, jazz, tap, and more will be taught in a creative atmosphere. Ballet or jazz shoes and attire required. Hair pulled back and in a bun if possible.

BEGINNER BALLET/JAZZ
Ages 5-7 | A chance for your child to explore the basics and foundations of beginning ballet and jazz. Instruction focuses on flexibility, coordination, conditioning, techniques, and the fundamentals of ballet, jazz, and overall fun! Ballet or jazz shoes and attire required. Hair pulled back and in a bun if possible.

BEGINNER BALLET/TAP
Ages 5-7 | Students are introduced to the basic ballet steps and proper techniques. This class will help students understand rhythm and timing needed in all dance. Basic steps will be taught. Ballet AND Tap shoes required. Ballet or jazz attire required. Hair pulled back and in a bun if possible.


AGES 7+ YEARS OLD

BALLET I
Ages 7+ | Students are introduced to basic ballet technique, including turn-out posture while building confidence and learning elementary performing skills. Ballet shoes and attire required. Hair pulled back and in a bun if possible.

JAZZ I
Ages 7+ | This class will include strength, flexibility, and conditioning technique and progressions including turns, kicks, and leaps. Dancers will learn choreography to popular and age-appropriate music of today along with vintage styles of jazz from the last decades. Ballet or jazz attire and shoes required. Hair pulled back in a bun if possible.

TAP I
Ages 7+ | Students will work on increasing the speed of steps and combining steps together while trying to make correct sounds. Tap shoes required. Ballet or jazz required. Hair pulled back and in a bun if possible.  

HIP HOP I
Ages 7+ | Hip Hop classes combine street dance with funk and jazz, similar to what you would see in televised dance performances or music videos. Students learn isolations and dynamics to execute pop-and-lock and funk movements. Jazz shoes or clean gym shoes required. Hair pulled back.

LYRICAL I
Ages 7+ | Lyrical dance is a style that combines ballet and jazz dancing techniques and it is performed with music with lyrics that inspire strong emotions. Jazz or ballet shoes and attire. Hair pulled back in a bun if possible.

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