WELCOME! At Dancewave, everyone is invited to dance! Dancewave provides access to a community dance experience that encourages individuality and whole-person development throughout New York City and beyond. Through innovative programming, we use dance as an expressive vehicle for transformation. Dancewave’s Culture Model creates an inclusive environment for all ages, abilities, sexual orientations, racial and socio-economic backgrounds.
HOW TO ACCESS ONLINE CLASSES:
○ Participation in our online classes requires a device that has a camera and speaker○ Choose from one of our Online Class Programs below, and click on the registration button for the class you wish to attend○ Important: Attendees should complete registration no later than 30 minutes before class begins ○ Once you complete registration, you will receive a confirmation email○ 30-90 minutes before class begins, you will receive another email with an invitation link to a Zoom webinar○ Note: You will need to create a free basic Zoom account prior to joining the meeting○ Please join the Zoom link at least 5 minutes before class to allow time for you to set up your camera○ You’re ready to go!
CHOOSE FROM YOUTH, ADULT, and ALL-AGES ONLINE CLASSES:
NEW Youth Class Series: May 11 – June 18
Keep your kids active at home! Try Creative Dance or Storytelling through Dance (Ages 3-6) and Ballet, Modern, or Hip Hop for Kids (Ages 7-11). Build confidence, strength, and coordination in a supportive learning environment led by our compassionate expert Teaching Artists. Available as $10 drop-in or just $50 for a full session in our 6-week series.
Weekly Drop-in Adult Dance & Fitness Classes
Our weekly dance and fitness classes range in styles from Ballet to Pilates, Zumba, Hip Hop and more. Accessible for all bodies, abilities and skill levels, our weekly classes are perfect for everyone from beginners to seasoned dancers looking to stay in shape. Our teaching artists are skilled creatives and choreographers who cultivate a personable, supportive and non-competitive community in class that you can depend on each week. Just $10/drop-in.
Free Online All-Ages Community Dance Classes
Join Dancewave Wednesdays in April for FREE all-ages online dance classes in a range of dynamic global movement styles. Open to all ages, abilities and skill levels via Zoom and Facebook Live! Register to gain access to the live classes. Participants can make an (optional) donation to Dancewave’s GoFundMe to support this free program.
$25,000 for 25 Years GoFundMe!
Dancewave, along with many other performing arts nonprofits, has lost crucial funding as a result of coronavirus-related closures. We need YOUR help to continue into our next 25 years of dance education and service! We are asking for your participation to help us weather this challenge in support of our youth, our staff, and our mission to transform lives through dance. Your contribution is more vital than ever before, and will allow us to provide more online dance opportunities for youth, adults and seniors across New York and beyond. Your support means the world to us, our students and teaching artists, and the future of our organization. Thank you!
If you are able, please donate and share Dancewave’s $25,000 for 25 Years GoFundMe:
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 updating this daily. 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!