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Dance Instruction Classes

 

Spring 2014 Courses

 

BALLET
This dance clas will let you explore many different movements and techniques of ballet training. The class will include moveements working in balance and strengthening of muscle groups. Following the warm up the class will proceed to a explore a variety of lengthening and strengthening exercise to help limber and extend the body.
When: Fall and Winter terms only

Where: St. Denis Centre - Multi Purpose Room

Instructor:  Kristyn Thompson

Register: To sign up for Ballet, click here.

 

FLIRTY GIRL FITNESS

The Flirty Girl Fitness Program was created for women by women, and works the entire body, targeting specific muscle groups while maintaining super fun, non-stop cardio-dance moves. Using the easy to learn Flirty Girl Foundation Moves, participants will quickly "own" the movement and experience the fabulous feeing that dancing gives you, while reaping the benefits of strength and cardiovascular exercise all in one class!

Class is not held Monday, October 14th. The end date reflectcs the cancellation.

This is a female only class. 

 

DAY TIME SESSION
DATES
Mon and Wed 7:30 - 830pm May 5 - June 25
Where: St. Denis Centre - Multi Purpose Room
Instructor: Samantha - Deruchie Tam
Register: To sign up for Flirty Girl Fitness , 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 2:00 - 4:00pm May 5 - June 23
Where: St. Denis Centre - Multi Purpose Room
Instructor: Kristyn Thompson
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   Fall and Winter sessions only
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   Fall and Winter sessions only
Where: St. Denis Centre - Multi Purpose Room
Instructor: Elena Semenov
Register: To sign up for Latin Dancing, click here.