YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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Ballet 1

Introduce your young dancer to the world of ballet. Ballet engages children through the use of their imagination while learning proper ballet terms, correct body placement and gross motor skills and is beneficial for both boys and girls. Classroom etiquette is discovered and taught. These classes are separated into two age groups so children can thrive by learning age-appropriate skills. Ballet for this age group focuses on the same basic concepts of traditional barre work and more independent movement.

Spring I: Mondays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
ages: 5-7
Cost: $248
Spring I: Saturdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
ages: 5-7
Cost: $265 (16 Weeks)
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Experience a wonderful introduction to dance and movement through creative games, props and a delightful sense of play.

Spring I: Tuesdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
9:30 am - 10:00 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $119
Spring I: Fridays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
11:15 am - 11:45 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $119
Spring I: Saturdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $119
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Looking for an activity for the entire family? Family Zumba is the perfect for getting the whole family involved and on a journey to fitness and health. Zumba is upbeat and fun for those who love to move and groove.

Spring I: Thursdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
ages: 2-5
Cost: $130/Family
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

This upbeat dance class is a powerful way to bring dance into the life of your older energetic child. Introduce your child to choreography, techniques and fun! Casual clothing and sneakers are most appropriate for this class.

Our Spring Recital classes will culminate in a performance on Saturday at the Geyer Family Branch.

Spring I: Thursdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
ages: 4-7
Cost: $265 (16 Weeks)
Spring I: Saturdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
ages: 4-7
Cost: $265 (16 Weeks)
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

An amazing opportunity for caretakers to get exercise and ballet knowledge with their little dancers! Participants will learn basic ballet steps together as well as explore classical and contemporary music. Casual clothes required.

Spring I: Tuesdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $119
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

A fun and engaging high energy dance class that combines both tap and jazz. Perfect for those kids who love to move!

Spring I: Wednesdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
ages: 4-6
Cost: $130
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

This class is a perfect match for kids who love to dance, move, jump and spin. Kids will release a ton of energy through creative movement games and a blend of dance techniques to upbeat music. This dance class with a
splash of hip hop will be sure to please.

Spring I: Thursdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am
ages: 3-4
Cost: $119
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Music meets art in this fun and funky class! Children will make an instrument and then jam to some great tunes!

Spring I: Wednesdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
10:30 am - 11:00 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $119
Spring I: Thursdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
9:30 am - 10:00 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $119
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

For the music maker who is ready to move, sing, clap and shake! Featuring simple rhythms and a variety of musical styles, children will be introduced to instruments such as drums and sticks. Adult participation is required.

Spring I: Wednesdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
9:30 am - 10:00 am
ages: 1-3
Cost: $119
Spring I: Thursdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am
ages: 1-3
Cost: $119
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Mini Ballerinas

With a carefully structured class and gentle exposure to socialization skills, students will be introduced to large locomotor movement (hopping, sliding, marching, prancing and leaping) in the wonderful world of ballet. This class is designed for children that meet two requirements: they have taken a parent & child dance class previously and are 2 years or older. These requirements are put into place for the success of each student.

Spring I: Mondays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
11:15 am - 11:45 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $119
Spring I: Tuesdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
11:00 am - 11:30 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $119
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Exposure to music and movement is important in many ways to this age group! This class encourages a strong bond between grown-up and child and enhances language skills, coordination and body awareness while fostering creative appreciation for tone, pitch and rhythm. Come have fun singing and dancing with us!

Spring I: Thursdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
11:00 am - 11:30 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $119
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Pre-Ballet 2

Introduce your young dancer to the world of ballet. Ballet engages children through the use of their imagination while learning proper ballet terms, correct body placement and gross motor skills and is beneficial for both boys and girls. Classroom etiquette is discovered and taught. These classes are separated into two age groups so children can thrive by learning age-appropriate skills. Ballet for this age group focuses on the same basic concepts of traditional barre work and more independent movement.

Spring I: Mondays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
age: 3
Cost: $119
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Introduce your young dancer to the world of ballet. Ballet engages children through the use of their imagination while learning proper ballet terms, correct body placement and gross motor skills and is beneficial for both boys and girls. Classroom etiquette is discovered and taught. These classes are separated into two age groups so children can thrive by learning age-appropriate skills. Ballet for this age group focuses on the same basic concepts of traditional barre work and more independent movement.

Spring I: Saturdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
10:45 am - 11:15 am
age: 3
Cost: $240 (16 Weeks)
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Introduce your young dancer to the world of ballet. Ballet engages children through the use of their imagination while learning proper ballet terms, correct body placement and gross motor skills and is beneficial for both boys and girls. Classroom etiquette is discovered and taught. These classes are separated into two age groups so children can thrive by learning age-appropriate skills. Ballet for this age group focuses on the same basic concepts of traditional barre work and more independent movement.

Spring I: Saturdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
age: 4
Cost: $265 (16 Weeks)
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Calling all princesses to the perfect introduction and educational setting for ballet through the enchanting world of fairytales! Each week a different fairytale, such as Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, will be explored with the use of props while learning classical ballet steps and French terminology. Every session and levels will include new stories filled with creativity. Ballet Shoes and dance wear are encouraged for this class.

Spring I: Tuesdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
ages: 3-4
Cost: $119
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Tip Tap Toes

Does your child love to be loud? Tap Dance is such a fun way to explore rhythm and movement while learning so much about music at the same time. This class will perform in the June dance recital, costumes are provided by the Y for free. Tap shoes required.

Spring I: Saturdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
10:45 am - 11:15 am
ages: 4-6
Cost: $119
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Games, riddles, breath work and poses engage toddlers into a gentle, fun introduction to yoga. Caregivers will work together with their child to support body awareness and improve coordination.

  • A drop in pass may be purchased for $15 per class to be utilized on any of the listed days and times
Spring I: Wednesdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
10:00 am - 10:30 am
ages: 1-3
Cost: $119
Spring I: Saturdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
10:30 am - 11:00 am
ages: 1-3
Cost: $119
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register