Do your children or teens love to dance to the music and feel the beat of the rhythm of the night? Go dancing in the streets? If so, consider registering them for a class at Moving Visions Dance in New York, NY. The modern ballet dance studio was founded by Loretta Thomas and continues to fuse ballet with natural Eastern movement and the modern techniques of Isadora Duncan and Merce Cunningham.
Explore all your options regarding dance class for kids and teens at the premier New York dance studio, and bestow a wonderful gift for your young ones:
- Pre-Ballet: This class is an introductory ballet option for children ages 4 and 5. It covers basic ballet movements in a fun, nurturing environment, as well as vocabulary and concepts.
- Modern Ballet: A modern dance class for children ages 5-14, Modern Ballet utilizes Cunningham and Duncan techniques. It gives both children and teens the opportunity to work on challenging technical movements via floor exercises, barre work, choreography, and improvisation. The benefit to class members is their development of strong technique and nourishment of creativity.
- Modern Performance Workshop: This dance class for kids and teens is all about learning techniques perfected by the masters of modern dance. It offers an “advanced exploration” of the body’s relationship to space, breadth, and weight. The modern performance workshop also provides the opportunity to join the dance studio’s performance group. The class is offered to children ages 10-16.
- Choreography Workshop: Musical movement exploration and improvisation define this class, designed for kids ages 8-16. Dances from this class are presented at the studio’s June showcase.
Classes take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at various times. Check the schedule today to determine the best option for your kids, and enjoy watching them evolve as dancers. Ms. Thomas’s dance studio is a beautiful, tranquil loft that provides a much-needed oasis from the busy New York streets.
For more information regarding modern dance for kids and teens, among other options available through Moving Visions Dance, please call (212) 608-7681. You can also visit the website for other details.