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A class designed for our more experienced Ballet dancers who have already taken Pre-Ballet 1 & 2, Ballet 1 or beyond. Offered twice a week on Mondays and Saturdays in the evening and early afternoon respectively our advanced dancers take class for a full 75-minute session which includes technique, center, and choreography. Students who enroll in both classes will receive a 10% discount. Please ask Amy for more details if you think this level is appropriate for your child.

Fall I: Tuesdays 09/11/2017 - 12/11/2017
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
ages: 5-13
Cost: $234 (14 weeks)
Fall I: Saturdays 09/11/2017 - 12/17/2017
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
ages: 5-13
Cost: $217 (14 weeks)
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042
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.

Fall I: Wednesdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
ages: 4-5
Cost: $234 (14 weeks)
Fall I: Saturdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
ages: 4-5
Cost: $217 (14 weeks)
Fall I: Saturdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
ages: 4-5
Cost: $217 (14 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.

Fall I: Tuesdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
9:30 am - 10:00 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
Fall I: Saturdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
10:00 am - 10:30 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Calling all fairytale dancers to the world of Ballet! In this class we will explore a different fairytale each week while learning the basic fundamentals of ballet. Every session and level will include new stories filled with creativity. Ballet shoes and dancewear are encouraged for this class.

Fall I: Tuesdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
ages: 5-6
Cost: $114
Fall I: Thursdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
ages: 5-6
Cost: $114
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.

Summer Weekend: Saturdays 06/26/2017 - 08/20/2017
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
ages: 2-5
Cost: $119
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)
Fall I: Thursdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
ages: 4-7
Cost: $217
Spring I: Saturdays 02/20/2017 - 04/15/2017
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
ages: 4-7
Cost: $265 (16 Weeks)
Fall I: Saturdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
ages: 4-7
Cost: $217
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.

Fall I: Mondays, Tuesdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
Fall I: Fridays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
Fall I: Saturdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
10:00 am - 10:30 am
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
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!

Fall I: Wednesdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
ages: 4-6
Cost: $114
Fall I: Saturdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
ages: 4-6
Cost: $114
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.

Fall I: Mondays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
9:30 am - 10:00 am
ages: 3-4
Cost: $104
Fall I: Fridays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 am
ages: 3-4
Cost: $104
Summer Weekend: Saturdays 06/26/2017 - 08/20/2017
9:45 am - 10:15 am
ages: 3-4
Cost: $119
Fall I: Saturdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
10:45 am - 11:15 am
ages: 3-4
Cost: $104
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.

Fall I: Thursdays, Fridays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
10:15 am - 10:45 pm
ages: 1-3
Cost: $104
Fall I: Wednesdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
9:30 am - 10:00 am
ages: 1-3
Cost: $104
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.

Fall I: Mondays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
11:15 am - 11:45 pm
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
Fall I: Tuesdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
ages: 2-3
Cost: $104
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register

Does your child like to Whip and Nae Nae? Then this class is for them! On the Beat takes today’s most popular line dances and breaks them down step by step so your child can master the latest moves like a dance machine!

Fall I: Thursdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
ages: 4-7
Cost: $114
Fall I: Saturdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
ages: 4-7
Cost: $114
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.

Summer I: Tuesdays, Thursdays 06/26/2017 - 07/20/2017
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
age: 3
Cost: $104/$119
Summer II: Tuesdays, Thursdays 07/24/2017 - 08/17/2017
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
age: 3
Cost: $104/$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.

Fall I: Mondays 09/11/2017 - 12/11/2017
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
age: 3
Cost: $219 (14 weeks)
Fall I: Saturdays 09/16/2017 - 12/16/2017
10:45 am - 11:15 pm
age: 3
Cost: $203 (14 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.

Fall I: Tuesdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
ages: 3-4
Cost: $104
Fall I: Thursdays 09/11/2017 - 10/29/2017
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
ages: 3-4
Cost: $104
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register