Once Upon a Dance
This is an enchanting and creative pre-ballet based movement class designed to allow young dancers an opportunity to learn to dance, act and explore their own creativity in a magical world of make believe and storytelling. Each class the dancers will be transformed into a fairytale character with the use of creative props and costumes and will then explore movements that will make the fairytales come to life. A little in-studio performance will be held at end of each 4 weeks. Instructor: Melinda Buzan. Chico Creek Dance Centre, 1144 West 1st St.
A fun introduction to the basics of ballet while acquiring a healthy dose of exercise for both the mind and body. It will also help promote fitness and focus in your day to day lives. A great class for first time dancer or the dancer wanting to return to their past passion. Instructor: Deborah Jorritsma. Chico Creek Dance Centre, 1144 West 1st St. No class 11/25.
Tuesday Night Fancy Feet Dance
Whether you're just beginning or a real pro, our beautiful dance floor is waiting for you to take a spin. As the music plays, reminisce of the old days. Foxtrot, Waltz, Swing and many more! Don’t miss this opportunity to dance and enjoy the company of others! No partner required! Refreshments are always welcome!
7:30-10:00 PM (Doors open at 7:00 PM; dance starts at 7:30 PM. Dance runs 7:30-10 PM)
|Oct 3||DJ Miro|
|Oct 17||Cottonwood Band|
|Oct 24||Charlie Robinson Band|
*PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE*
|Nov 7||DJ Miro|
|Nov 21||NO DANCE|
|Nov 28||Charlie Robinson Band|
|Dec 5||DJ Miro|
|Dec 19||Cottonwood Band|
|Dec 26||CARD CLOSED-NO DANCE|
Friday Night Fancy Feet Dance
Usually scheduled for the 3rd Friday of each month*, the Friday Night Fancy Feet Dance offers a dance class at 6:30 PM. The class is included in the price of admission and, as usual, no partner is required! Doors open at 6:00 PM. CARD Community Center.
|DJ Miro||7:30-10:00 PM||$7||16+|
Dance to the rhythm of the Islands! We will take you on an exciting island style journey as you learn basic footwork, hip movements, and hand gestures of the graceful art of Hawaiian Hula and Tahitian Dance. No previous dance experience required. Instructors: Maricel Kealani and Judy Hamamoto. Located at Hale Aloha, 167 E. 3rd Ave. No class 6/17 and 7/15.
Holiday Hula Workshop
Add a touch of Island flair to your holidays! You will learn basic footwork, hip movements and hand gestures of the graceful art of Hula Dance and learn the choreography for a Holiday Hula to share with your `Ohana (family) during this 2-part workshop. Instructor: Maricel Kealani. Hale Aloha, 167 E. 3rd Ave. No class 11/11.
Learn to line dance by starting at a beginning level with the basics or progress to intermediate dances right away. No partners needed. All skill levels welcome. There will be a wide variety of music genres for the different dances taught. Dust off those dancing shoes, bring a friend and get ready to move your body, for the love of Dance! Chico Sports Club (260 Cohasset Rd.)
Have you always dreamed of being light on your feet? Learn to dance like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Together with your partner, you will learn basic steps of ballroom dance. Dances taught will include the Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango and Salsa. There will be an emphasis on timing, footwork, leading and following. Comfortable shoes that will stay on your feet must be worn. Instructor: Joe Garrow. PV Rec Center (Located next to Bidwell Jr. High), Social Hall.
West Coast Swing
The West Coast Swing Dance is the most versatile style of swing dance and can be danced to various styles of music. With your partner, you will learn the basic steps to the West Coast Swing Dance. By the end of the class, you will be ready to take the dance floor by storm. Comfortable shoes that will stay on your feet must be worn. Instructor: Joe Garrow. PV Rec Center (Located next to Bidwell Jr. High), Social Hall.
World Dance for Beginning to Advanced
Line, circle, or couple dances from around the world. You’ll dance to music from countries such as Romania, Russia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece, Serbia, Croatia, Israel, France, and The United States. This class teaches basic world dance steps and informs you about World Dance events locally and abroad. Instructor: Memo Keswick. PV Rec Center, Social Hall. *Minors may attend class if accompanied by an adult. Substitute teachers may occur. Discount rates available ($20 for 4 in same family.)
World Dance Vocal Class
Learn to sing World Dance songs! The class instructor may use the internet to “connect live” to professional singers and musicians living outside the local area. World Dance music is often in odd time meters, e.g., 7/8, 9/8, etc. Music materials will be provided. Sunday morning class times are due to the large time difference between the USA and Europe. Instructor: Memo Keswick. PV Rec Center, Social Hall. *Some classes will be held at Lakeside Pavilion **Minors may attend class if accompanied by an adult.