Classes and Programs / DanceEarly Childhood Dance Programs
Dance Classes for children
ages 18 months – 6 years
Due to COVID- 19 our earlychildhood offerings are very limited, but we hope that soon we will be back to offering, Boys in Motion (ages 4-6), Creative Movement (ages 3-5), Pre-Ballet for 4 and 5 Year-olds, Beginning Ballet (6 years), Irish (Beginning at 5 years), Tap Dance (beginning at 5) and Hip Hop Dance (beginning at 6).
Do you have a little one who loves to twist and spin and dance around the room? If so, they will love this sampler class, which is a blend of creative movement, ballet technique and games. Students will love expressing themselves through movement, gaining knowledge of different dance forms ,and benefiting from moving in space with others.
Day/Dates: Mondays, Sept. 14-Nov. 16
Time: 4:15-4:45 p.m.
Age: 4-6 years (by Sept. 1)
Location: Online via Zoom
Fee: $35 (10 weeks)
Instructor: Rachael Ryan
Beginning Hip Hop
Get ready to move to the beat in this fun introduction into the world of hip hop dance with music and moves just right for your age. These classes are a perfect way to add a little cardio into your week in a fun and safe way from the comfort of your own home. No experience necessary. Students will just need a little space and a device enabled with Wi-Fi. We will be using Zoom and will enable cameras so if students wish to be able to interact with the instructor and other students, otherwise families can choose to not share their image. We recommend students wear sneakers if they have them and have a water bottle near by to set them up for success.
Day/Dates: Tuesdays, Sept. 15-Nov. 18
Time: 1-1:45 p.m.
Ages: 6+ years
Cost: $70 (10 weeks, 10 hours)
Location: Online via Zoom
Instructor: Carter Full
Beginning Tap @ the Levee
An introduction to the fundamentals of tap dance for youth ages 6+. Students will engage in rhythm games and tap exercises through this fun, rhythm filled class. Tap shoes in most sizes are available for loan at no fee.
For the safety of all participants these classes will follow strict guidelines such as limited numbers of students, social distancing, and masks worn by all before, during, and after class.
Day/Dates: Tuesdays, Sept. 1- Oct. 13 (built in weather make-up Oct. 20)
Time: 3:15-4:00 p.m.
Age: Ages 6+ (as of Sept. 1)
Location: Levee Park, Downtown Winona (58 Center St, Winona, MN 55987)
Fee: $49 (7 weeks, 5.25 hours)
Instructor: Justine Meinke
Limited number of tap boards available to use for a deposit. Locally produced tap boards available for purchase through MCA. Tap shoes available in most sizes available through our tap shoe lending program. Please contact MCA by Aug. 24 for assistance with shoes or tap boards.
Special thanks to WINONArts for helping to make Tapping Tuesdays possible!