Weekly Online Classes Re-Launch October 5th!WHAT’S NEW: Dancewave Virtual Adult Classes return with a flexible payment structure to ensure that our classes remain a dynamic, accessible and equitable opportunity for all. Our new format features a rotating monthly class schedule, providing you with exciting seasonal offerings and a diverse roster of Teaching Artists. Dancewave Adult Classes take place weekly Mondays through Fridays for four weeks at a time. Each new monthly schedule will be announced two weeks in advance, with a week-long Flash Sale where you can sign up for our Unlimited Monthly Class Card (see details below).
Our new virtual class format is designed to keep you connected, moving and having fun at home all week long! Join our Mailing List to get the latest updates:
NEW: Sliding Scale PricingDancewave’s new pricing model is designed to respond to our community’s changing needs. To that end, we have identified three price options to provide financial flexibility and support, while ensuring access to our programming: Base Price: $10/single class Subsidizes a portion of the real costs associated with producing our quality classes. Discount Price: $5/single class If the base price proves cost-prohibitive, we invite you to use our $5 off discount code 5OFF2020 during checkout. Sustainer Price: $15/single class For those who are able to pay more, you are invited to add a $5 donation to your class purchase during checkout. Your donations help to sustain our programming by covering a greater portion of the real costs associated with producing these quality classes. Additional donations beyond your class purchase support Dancewave’s affordable programming and Teaching Artist engagements organization-wide. $60 Unlimited Monthly Class Card If you love to move and try new styles of dance, then this is the option for you! Unlimited Class Cardholders benefit from the ease of paying for class just once per month. Unlimited Monthly Class Cards are available for purchase on a limited time frame each month. Try our Unlimited option during one of our upcoming Flash Sales and simply email us to cancel or renew. Join our Adult Classes Mailing List to be notified when Unlimited Monthly Class Cards become available for purchase.
OCTOBER 2020 WEEKLY DANCE & FITNESS SCHEDULE:
MONDAYS 7:00-8:00pm EDT: BEGIN AGAIN BALLET with DEBORAH LOHSEREGISTER DROP-INS: *Class cancelled on Monday, October 12 in observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
With touches of humor and vivid imagery that focuses on the classical ballet line without sacrificing personal artistry, Deborah Lohse creates a relaxed environment for adults to enter into the classical form. This quickly paced class moves through traditional ballet structure of barre and center combinations into a final movement phrase that allows for experimentation and encourages full-bodied kinetic connections while developing improvisational and performance instincts. Prior knowledge of Ballet vocabulary is helpful.
TUESDAYS 7:00-8:00pm EDT: ESSENTRICS with DIANE JACOBOWITZREGISTER DROP-INS:
Essentrics is a full body workout that rapidly changes the shape of your body through a dynamic combination of strengthening and stretching. The technique develops lean, strong and flexible muscles with immediate changes to your posture. Perfect for people of all fitness levels, this program rebalances the body, prevents and treats injuries and unlocks tight joints. With a diverse music playlist accompanying each routine, this equipment-free barefoot workout leaves you feeling energized, youthful and healthy. This is an even-paced class designed to increase flexibility and mobility, accessible to all movers! Class uses a mat. Supportive pillows or risers are recommended for tight shoulders, backs and hamstrings.
WEDNESDAYS 7:00-8:00pm EDT: MODERN TECHNIQUE with MALEEK WASHINGTONREGISTER DROP-INS:
Creating the artist of today. Washington’s medium-paced Modern class blends structure and creativity, supporting guided improvs to create room in the flesh. Going beyond technical movements, structured floor and center work to prepares the body to live and breathe in the space and in the moment. Accessible to movers of most levels and backgrounds, though some prior Modern dance experience is helpful.
THURSDAYS 7:00-8:00pm EDT: BARRE VIDA with AUTUMN OFTEDALREGISTER DROP-INS:
Barre Vida is a total body workout open to people of all fitness levels. It is a low cardio and intense toning class that works to elongate the muscles while burning fat. Occasional props are used to improve posture, give muscle definition, increase flexibility, and encourage weight loss. Each class is choreographed to a specific playlist to help motivate and give that extra musical push. Barre fitness targets the smaller muscles that often get lost in regular cardio or boot camp classes such as the oblique muscles, transverse abdominals, triceps, inner thighs, and gluteus. Class consists of demanding rigorous muscle targeted exercises, though all movement levels are welcome. Be prepared to push yourself! Use a mat!
FRIDAYS 7:00-8:00pm EDT: BOLLYWOOD with POOJA UBEROIREGISTER DROP-INS:
Fun and energetic, Bollywood Dance is a mix of dance styles performed in Bollywood films, including traditional Indian styles of Bharatanatyam, Kathak, folk styles, and modern Jazz, Hip-Hop or Belly Dance. Equal parts dance and fitness! Pooja Uberoi is the founder and owner of the Artistic Dance Company IKIGAI USA which operates in the U.S. and India. Open to all levels.
NOVEMBER ADULT CLASS SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED OCTOBER 19to get the latest Adult Class Program updates!
ABOUT OUR ADULT PROGRAM:At Dancewave, everyone is invited to dance! All of our teachers create a community in class that is supportive and non-competitive. We are committed to providing opportunities for students to engage with a diverse range of movement styles. Taking class at Dancewave is about the joy of moving, building confidence, and learning together in an environment that celebrates individual expression and creativity. Please find in each class description our notes in bold about what level of experience and preparation is suggested to best enjoy the class. All classes held via Zoom. COVID-19 Reopening The health and safety of our community is a top priority. All of our classes will be taking place virtually until further notice. We appreciate your patience and support through this time, and invite you to check our website regularly for updates about our reopening plan, or subscribe to our Adult Classes mailing list for updates. We invite you to STAND WITH DANCE! As a non-profit organization, we depend on the support of our community to enable programming and opportunities for adults, youth, senior citizens and vulnerable populations. If you love dancing with us and want to help sustain our resources and efforts, please consider making an additional donation:
COVID-19 RELIEF RESOURCES:We are committed to supporting our dance and teaching artist community. Our teaching artists are paid a fair wage for their work teaching online classes at Dancewave. Please visit our list of Resources for Dance Artists affected by COVID-19. We are closely monitoring community news and making regular updates. Have a new lead on a COVID-19 relief resource? Email us additional resources any time with subject line “COVID-19 Relief Resource” and we’ll add it to the list. Thanks for your support!
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