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Fall 2014 Courses

CLASSES ARE CANCELLED DURING FALL READING WEEK OCTOBER 13 - 19TH

 

BALLET FIT
Ballet Fit is a technique-focused class open to dancers of allbackgrounds and levels looking to enhance posture, co-ordination,balance and flexibility. This class will explore the fundamental movement principles of ballet through stretching, barre work and centre floor combinations. Also will work towards some dance
performances!
DAYS TIME

DATES

Mon and Wed 7:30 - 8:30pm Sept 22 - Dec 3
INSTRUCTOR: Paige Eddie

Register: To sign up for Ballet Fit , click here.

FLIRTY GIRL FITNESS
Ballet Fit is a technique-focused class open to dancers of allbackgrounds and levels looking to enhance posture, co-ordination,balance and flexibility. This class will explore the fundamental movement principles of ballet through stretching, barre work and centre floor combinations. Also will work towards some dance
performances!
DAYS TIME

DATES

Mon and Wed 7:30 - 8:30pm Sept 22 - Dec 3
INSTRUCTOR: Sam Deruchie-Tan
Register: To sign up for Flirty Girl Fitness , click here.
 
BURLESQUE
This burlesque class is for any ladies who want to feel sexy, have fun and have a good work out! We will be dancing to some of the famous burlesque songs from Christina Aguilera’s movie “Burlesque” as well as
some other classic songs.  Burlesque combines the basic moves from jazz and integrates it with chair dancing, adding a sexy feel goodvibe. This class is meant to build self-confidence and allows women to
feel comfortable and sexy in their own skin. Heels on and hair downare not required but are encouraged! This is a great way to have somefun with your girlfriends while making new ones. Come out to Burlesque
every Tuesday from 8-9:30pm at the St. Dennis Center.
 
 
DAYS TIME

DATES

Tues 8:00 - 9:30pm Sept 23 - Dec 2
INSTRUCTOR: Emily Buschman
Register: To sign up for Burlesque , click here.
 

 

DANCE FUSION

Looking for a break from the regular fitness or cardio training? Or maybe just want to experience something to fulfill your daily schedule with an expression of the mind and body? Come on out to hip hop/ jazz combination classes, where we will combine the most recent tunes, with exhilarating up beat dance! The dance fusion aspect combines a variety of healthy and beneficial activities. High energy classes that will teach you to follow choreography, and learn some of the most modern dance techniques. We will begin classes focusing on the importance of stretches, learn step patterns, and put them together in a well organized dance! Great for beginners as well as advanced dancers alike, you will leave the class energized and inspired!

DAY TIMES SESSION
DATES
Monday & Thursday 8:30 - 9:30 pm Sept 25 - Dec 4
Where: St. Denis Centre - Multi Purpose Room
Instructor: Tanya Van Dongen
Register: To sign up for Dance Fusion , click here.

 

 

BALLROOM DANCING

This course will provide you with the opportunity to learn and practice the graceful modern ballroom dances such as the WALTZ, TANGO, HUSTLE, BLUES and FOXTROT. You will learn the fundamental dance components, base timings/rhythms, key foot patterns and essential leading and following techniques. We start with basic partnering and single steps, and advance to more difficult steps and variations. It is a necessary social grace that fills a need in both the business world and on a personal level. Have a fun and great workout! A partner is helpful but not mandatory.

About the Instructor:
Elena Semenov
           Winner of numerous awards in professional international Ballroom and Latin dance competitions and championships, Elena leads Ballroom, Latin and social dance classes year-round. She is an accomplished instructor with teaching experience of over 17 years in Europe and North America.
           Elena was trained as professional dancer in Russia in the world famous Ballroom and Latin Dance School since the early age of 14. She was professional competitive dancer for many years, have performed, taught, choreographed, organized, promoted and hosted numerous parties, theater productions and dance functions. She has been frequently featured in local and national radio, newspapers and the television including special documentary film about her “From far and wide” for Canada's day. For the last few years she has taught and choreographed, consulted and judged for popular show “Dancing with the Stars”.

           In Windsor Elena has been teaching both Ballroom and Latin Dance courses in St. Clair College, University of Windsor and Mackenzie Hall for the past ten years. In her own studio she teaches master classes and workshops for an advanced level of Ballroom and Latin dancers as well as choreographs and coaches them for competitions and championships.
           An accomplished instructor and performer, Elena has inspired thousands of students around the world to embrace the art of Ballroom and Latin Dance.

 

DAY TIME SESSION
DATES
Thursdays 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm   Sept 25 - Dec 4
Where: St. Denis Centre - Multi Purpose Room
Instructor: Elena Semenov
Register: To sign up for Ballroom Dancing International, click here.

 

 

LATIN DANCING

Break free and enjoy the coordination and freedom of movement. Learn the hottest Latin dances like the SALSA, RUMBA, SWING/JIVE, and CHA-CHA-CHA. We start with simple basic steps and gradually progress to more complicated figures, techniques and amalgamations. It is a necessary social grace that fills a need in both the business world and on a personal level. Improve your flexibility, strength and endurance. Get fit while having fun! A partner is helpful but not mandatory.
 

About the Instructor:
Elena Semenov
           Winner of numerous awards in professional international Ballroom and Latin dance competitions and championships, Elena leads Ballroom, Latin and social dance classes year-round. She is an accomplished instructor with teaching experience of over 17 years in Europe and North America.
           Elena was trained as professional dancer in Russia in the world famous Ballroom and Latin Dance School since the early age of 14. She was professional competitive dancer for many years, have performed, taught, choreographed, organized, promoted and hosted numerous parties, theater productions and dance functions. She has been frequently featured in local and national radio, newspapers and the television including special documentary film about her “From far and wide” for Canada's day. For the last few years she has taught and choreographed, consulted and judged for popular show “Dancing with the Stars”.

           In Windsor Elena has been teaching both Ballroom and Latin Dance courses in St. Clair College, University of Windsor and Mackenzie Hall for the past ten years. In her own studio she teaches master classes and workshops for an advanced level of Ballroom and Latin dancers as well as choreographs and coaches them for competitions and championships.
           An accomplished instructor and performer, Elena has inspired thousands of students around the world to embrace the art of Ballroom and Latin Dance.

 

DAY TIME SESSION
DATES
Thursdays 8:30 - 10:00 pm   Sept 25 - Dec 4
Where: St. Denis Centre - Multi Purpose Room
Instructor: Elena Semenov
Register: To sign up for Latin Dancing, click here.