Manatee YMCA

Arts (Dance)


Aerial Classes

Aerial Classes

Learn the various techniques to enter and exit a hoop along with conditioning, strength, and flexibility exercises.

SESSION DATES/DAYS:

BB - Beginner ages 7-8 Tuesday at 4:30-5:15p, Wednesday at 4:45-5:30p and 7:30-8:15p (non-recital).

Aerial I ages 8-14 Wednesday at 5:30- and Tuesday at 5:15-6:15p

Aerial II ages 8-14 Wednesday 5:30-6:30p

Aerial Advanced ages 12-16 by invitation only please, Wednesday 3:45-4:45p

LB - Aerial Beginner held Friday 4-5p and 5-6p

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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  • 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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  • Ballet I and II

    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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  • 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:
    7-12yrs.
    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:
    Members $35 / All Others $63
    CONTACT:
  • 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 $63 per month
    CONTACT:
  • 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

    PB - Monday, 4p

    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. and 4-6yrs.
    FEES:
    BB Members $32 / All others $50. LB Members $37 / All Others $63
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Tumbling

    Tumbling

    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

     

    Parrish Branch - Mondays ages 7+ at 5pm

    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 $35 / All Others $63
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Jamie Rusnak, Parrish Branch, Program Executive Director
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