BALLROOM / LATIN / SWING FOR ADULTS
Ballroom dancing is a great way to get up and hit the dance floor. Classes are progressive in nature, so it’s easy to get started. There are lessons to learn the Latin dances, such as the Rumba, Cha Cha, Jive and Samba. Dancers may also learn the ballroom styles of dances like the Waltz, Fox Trot, Viennese Waltz and Tango. Studio PAVAS also has classes to learn the very popular nightclub dances, the Salsa, Merengue, and Swing. The instruction is focused on learning the various steps, technique, rhythm and styling for each genre, with a natural progression from beginner to more advanced combination of steps.
CLASSICAL BALLET FOR ADULTS
Studio PAVAS also offers ballet classes for adults. These classes are specifically designed for adults as a great way to improve overall fitness. Students will enhance muscle tone, strengthen posture, improve coordination and flexibility, as well as develop the strength, grace and poise of a dancer. Everyone is welcome ! These classes are for beginners, no previous experience is needed. It is equally well suited for those who may have danced in the past, and would like to return to ballet as a form of exercise.
JAZZ FOR ADULTS
The Jazz classes for adults and essentially the same as youth Jazz classes, where adults will learn to appreciate how Jazz is an energetic and fun style of dance, consisting of unique, upbeat and sharp moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns, often done to popular music. It emphasizes parallel leg work, body isolations and it is characterized by a low center of gravity and high levels of energy. Most Jazz classes start with warm up, followed by a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Students will then work on the execution of specific steps and sometimes practice short routines.
DANCE FITNESS FOR ADULTS
The Dance Fitness classes are a fusion of Latin Rhythms and easy moves from a variety of dance styles to create a dynamic fitness program that you will love ! One exhilarating hour of calorie burning, body energizing, awe inspiring movements to engage and captivate. You will dance, feel energized all while having a good time ! Everyone is welcome, men and women, no experience needed. You don’t even need rhythm … we’ll bring that out of you. Join in on the fun and feel great.
TAP FOR ADULTS
tap dance focuses on rhythm by using the shoes as a percussive instrument. The sound of the dancers’ tap shoes hitting the floor is the main characteristic of this dance style. Tap dance classes are focused on rhythm, control, balance, proper stance and musicality. Quality of sound is very important and therefore strongly emphasized in classes at every level.