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. Choose from our various class programs across all ages:
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!
Summer Dance Camps, Classes and Workshops: July 6-31
Our dynamic Virtual Summer Dance programs encourage young dancers to connect and grow through movement. Students dive into the foundations of Ballet and Modern dance technique while exploring musicality, choreography and improvisation and self-expression. Virtual Summer Camps (ages 4-6 & 7-11; available in 2- or 4-week sessions) also include weekly arts and music afternoon activities for students to enjoy and experience together. Virtual Summer Drop-in Classes (ages 3-11; just $10/drop-in or $35/4-week session) give students of all skill levels an entry point to a single dance style, ranging from Creative Dance, Storytelling Through Dance to Ballet and Modern technique. Virtual Summer Workshops (ages 11-16 and above; available in 2- or 4-week sessions) elevate more seasoned dancers’ artistry and practice, with technique classes plus afternoon offerings covering specializations like Nutrition, Conditioning or Choreography.
Weekly Drop-in Adult Dance & Fitness Classes
Our weekly dance and fitness classes range in styles including Modern technique, Barre, Zumba 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 support this free program.
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!