BATON & DANCE
Our dance program is staffed by passionate instructors with years of training, enthusiasm for the art of dance and a desire to give your children a positive experience. Your child will have the opportunity to learn and have fun while also growing their self-confidence and developing a sense of discipline.
WATERTOWN AREA YMCA DANCE CLASSES
Zumba® Kids: (Ages 4-11)
The Zumba® Kids and Zumba® Kids Jr. programs are the ultimate dance-fitness party for young Zumba fans, where they can play it loud and rock with friends to their own rules! This program features age-appropriate music and breaks down each dance step. Each class builds on confidence, coordination, and teamwork. Kids will also play games, have fun activities and explore different cultures.
YMCA AT PABST FARMS CLASSES
Stretch & Tumble with Me: (Ages 12-35 mo.)
A parent/child class with an emphasis on basic tumbling, stretching and moving together. The instructors set up different circuits and facilitate new skills. Strong walkers, please.
Zumbini®: (Ages 0-4)
Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst for kids ages 0-4, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun!
ALL BY MYSELF
Pre-Ballet: (Ages 3-5)
Introduction to ballet positions, stretching, and center combinations (formerly Twinkle Toes).
Pre-Ballet/Tap Combo: (Ages 3-5)
Beginning level combination class will focus on the fundamentals of ballet and then introduce basic tap sounds (formerly Tiny Dancers).
Ballet 1: (Ages 4-6)
Curriculum designed to further develop our center combinations and ballet positions (arms, legs, feet) as well as the addition of turns and leaps.
Ballet/Tap Combo: (Ages 5-7)
Prior dance class recommended. This is a combination class where we will focus on developing our skills in ballet positions (arms, legs, feet) as well as addition of turns and leaps. We will then work on tap steps and combinations.
“Dance” Upon a Time: (Ages 2-5)
Children dance and move their way through a story as the instructors read and lead them through the activities. Have fun bringing books to life.
Hip Kids: (Ages 3-6)
Boys and Girls, come join the fun. The engaging beat of child friendly music and creative dance moves makes this class perfect for having fun while getting plenty of exercise.
Intro to Baton Twirling: (Ages 5+)
Twirlers will learn techniques, marching and dance elements.
Zumba® Kids, Jr: (Ages 4-6)
Zumba® Kids, Jr. classes are rockin', high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines. We break down steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure.
Zumba® Kids: (Ages 7-11)
Features kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba® choreography. We break down the steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure.