Manatee YMCA

Arts (Dance)


Aerial Class Conditioning

Aerial Class Conditioning

A 45 minute Aerial Circus Arts workout designed to improve core strength and flexibility on an aerial apparatus.

SESSION DATES/DAYS:
Tuesdays 7-7:45p
REGISTRATION BEGINS:
Members:
Beginning 15th day of month for next month classes
All Others:
Beginning 22nd day of month for next month classes
BRANCHES:
FEES:
Members $35 / All Others $63
CONTACT:
  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Aerial Kids Beginner I, II and Advanced

    Aerial Kids Beginner I, II and Advanced

    NEW to the Y. Students will learn the various techniques to enter and exit the hoop along with conditioning, strength, and flexibility exercises. Limited to 6 students for more individualized attention. All classes are taught over safety mats with hands on spotting by an experienced aerial instructor.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Bradenton Branch - Beginner Ages 7-8 Tuesday 4:30-5:15p & Wednesday 4:45-5:30p; Aerial I Ages 8-14 Wednesday 5:30-6:30p; Aerial II Ages 8-14 Wednesday 6:30-7:30p; Aerial Advanced (by invitation only) Wednesday 7:30-8:30p Lakewood Ranch Branch - Aerial Beginner Friday 4-5 and 5-6p
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Begins 15th day of each month for next month program
    All Others:
    Begins 22nd day of each month for next month program
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    6-14yrs.
    FEES:
    BB - Members $32 / All Others $50 / LB - Members $35 / All Others $63 per month
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Ballet

    This class focuses on posture, body alignment and placements as they play a key role in laying the foundation of classical technique. Specific steps & combinations to various rhythms help the dancer to develop a strong sense of musicality.  These exercises also help to develop the memorization skills needed to master choreography.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    BB - Beginner I - Monday 5-6p (ages 3-5) / Beginner II - Thurs. 6:15-7:15p (ages 8-12) and Ballet II - Thursday 6:15-7:15p
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Begins 15th day of each month for next month program
    All Others:
    Begins 22nd day of each month for next month program
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    Ballet 1 5-7 at BB and 3-5 at LB and Ballet II 8-12
    FEES:
    BB - Members $32 / All Others $50 / LB - Members $37 / All Others $63 per month
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Ballet & Tap Combo

    Ballet & Tap Combo

    Students will learn fundamentals of ballet terminology, positions, and steps to classical music. In the second half of class they will learn basic tap steps & combinations.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Monday 6-7p
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Begins 15th day of each month for next month program
    All Others:
    Begins 22nd day of each month for next month program
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    5-7yrs.
    FEES:
    Members $32 / All others $50
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Jazz/Hip Hop

    Jazz/Hip Hop

    Lots of high energy fun! Learn various styles of Hip Hop & Jazz.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    BB - Thursday 7:15-8:15p
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    15th day of each month
    All Others:
    22nd day of each month
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    6-10
    FEES:
    BB Members $32 / All others $50. LB Members $37 / All Others $63
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Pre-Ballet

    Ballet etiquette and basics such as classical ballet terminology, positions, and movements are introduced in a structured yet fun environment. Basic coordination and gross motor skills are improved while exploring temp, level, and shape while using props and innovative activities.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Bradenton Branch - Thursday at 5:30-6:15p Lakewood Ranch Branch - Friday, 3-3:45p  
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    15th day of each month
    All Others:
    22nd day of each month
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    3-5 at LB and 4-5 at BB
    FEES:
    BB - Members $32 / All Others $50 LB - Members $35 / All Others $63 per month
    CONTACT:
  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Preschool Creative Movement

    Your preschooler will learn fun dance moves, stretches, and beginner ballet techniques, placing emphasis on rhythm and creative expression. Our preschool dancers will learn dance in a playful, imaginative and non-competitive environment.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Thursday, 4:45-5:30p
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    15th day of each month
    All Others:
    22nd day of each month
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    2-3yrs.
    FEES:
    Members $32 / All Others $50 per month
    CONTACT:
  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Tumble

    Tumble

    A safe introduction to basic tumbling skills while building strength and increasing flexibility.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Bradenton Branch - Tues. 6:15-7p Lakewood Ranch Branch - Wednesday, 4:30-5:30p
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Begins 15th day of each month for next month program
    All Others:
    Begins 22nd day of each month for next month program
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    6-10yrs.
    FEES:
    BB Members $32 / All others $50. LB Members $37 / All Others $63
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Tumble Tots

    Tumble Tots

    The perfect class for your energetic preschooler! Children will improve motor and socialization skills while participating in beginning tumbling, stretching and creative games using mats, hula-hoops and balance beam.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    BB - Tumble Tots, Tuesday 5:30-6:15p LB - Wednesday, 3:30-4:30p
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Begins 15th day of each month for next month program
    All Others:
    Begins 22nd day of each month for next month program
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    3-5yrs.
    FEES:
    BB Members $32 / All others $50. LB Members $37 / All Others $63
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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