New Classes

New classes starting Fall 2015!

Ballet Classes

Adult Open Beginner Ballet (Starts 10/5)
Instructor:
Etienne Hernandez
Class Times:
Mondays and/or Wednesdays 10:00-11:30am
8-Week Session: 
10/5 – 11/25
Cost:
$160 for 8 classes

The Joy of Ballet (Starts 9/8)
Instructor: 
Lori Nowak
Class Times: 
Tuesdays 10-11:30am
Class Description:
 This class is appropriate for those who are returning to ballet or have moved beyond a beginner level. The class is traditional with a special emphasis on epaulement, port de bras, and musicality.  Stretching , strengthening, and balancing are a part of every class. Come waltz, pas de bourree, pirouette, and experience the beauty, grace, and joy of ballet!
Cost: $15/class

Dance Classes

Boys Hip Hop (Ages 7+)
Instructor: Derrick Louizia
Class Times: Thursdays, 4-5pm (Derrick)
Starts 9/24

Hip Hop (Ages 7+)
Instructor: Derrick Louizia
Class Times: Thursdays, 6-7pm
Class Description: Hip Hop is a combination of street funk and jazz. This beginners class teaches the basics of hip-hop, builds stamina, and improves rhythm.
Starts 9/24

Musical Theater (Ages 7+)
Instructor: Jennifer Lester
Class Times: Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm
8-week Session: 9/16-11/4
Class Description: A fun, upbeat class that will combine Jazz and Tap dancing to Broadway show tunes.  Each class will include a Jazz warm-up, kicks, and leaps across the floor and Jazz and Tap dance routines to songs like “All That Jazz” from “Chicago”, “One” from “A Chorus Line” and “Singin in the Rain”.  On the last day of class, there will be a presentation for parents showcasing the students favorite musical numbers.

Jazz/Lyrical Semester Workshop
Instructor: Karrisa Filiault
Class Times: Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm
Semester Dates: 9/17-12/17
Class Description: Class is divided into two parts. Students will learn traditional jazz technique to fun upbeat music as well as learn the more balletic and expressive style of dance called lyrical. Class involves a fun warm up, stretching, skills across the floor and center floor combinations.

Beginner’s Belly Dance for Fun and Fitness
Instructor: Johara Boston
Class Times: Mondays, 7:30-8:30pm
Class Description: Discover fun belly dance movements and combinations as you tone and sculpt your entire body. Get a light cardio workout with special emphasis on your core. Learn isolations and graceful arm movements, figure eights, shimmies, belly rolls and more.
Cost: $48/4-week session or $15/class (drop-in)

Fitness Classes

Peewee Warriors Fitness (Ages 6-10)
Instructor:  Jessica Ferrer
Class Times: Wednesdays, 3:30-4:15pm
Class Description: The NEMA PeeWee Warriors Fitness classes are specifically designed for children age 6-10. This program focuses on improving your child’s listening and motor skills, fitness and functional movement, along with improved concentration and self-confidence. The class will be fun filled, educational and motivational. NEMA PeeWee Warriors will learn and grow in a positive, well-disciplined, and encouraging atmosphere. Classes will include fun and fitness on the floor as well as aerial equipment such as the aerial silks, and static trapeze.
5-week session: 10/21-11/25
Cost: $100

Junior Warriors Fitness (Ages 11+)
Instructor:  Jessica Ferrer
Class Times: Wednesdays, 5:15-6:00pm
Class Description:The NEMA Junior Warriors Fitness classes are specifically designed for children age 11+. This program focuses on improving your child’s listening and motor skills, fitness and functional movement, along with improved concentration and self-confidence. The class will be fun filled, educational and motivational. NEMA Junior Warriors will learn and grow in a positive, well-disciplined, and encouraging atmosphere. Classes will include fun and fitness on the floor as well as aerial equipment such as the aerial silks and static trapeze.
5-week session: 10/21-11/25
Cost: $100

Zumba Kids Program (age 7-11)
Taking Kids to Explore the World through Music & Dancing! The ultimate fun dance fitness
party for kids!
Instructor:  Jessie Liu
Class Times: Wednesdays, 5:00-5:45pm
Next session: 9/23-11/11
Class Description: This program features age-appropriate music and moves that get
kids moving to the beat. It helps develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a
natural part of children’s lives. Classes incorporate key childhood development elements
such as leadership, respect, teamwork, confidence, self-esteem, memory, creativity,
coordination, balance, and cultural awareness.
Cost: $85

Cardio/Muscle Fusion
Instrcutor:
Ann Munchmeyer
Class Times: Fridays 10-11am
Class Description: A challenging mix of cardiovascular drills and muscle training exercises will help you burn calories and tone muscles. You can’t beat that combination!

Total Body Conditioning
Instrcutor:
Ann Munchmeyer
Class Times: 
Thursdays 9-9:45am
Class Description:
Burn calories, tone and improve muscular strength with targeted exercises for your total body.
Cost: $10/class

Step Class
Instructor: Ann Munchmeyer
Class Times: Thursdays, 9:45-10:45am
Cost: $12/class
Class Description: Step is a low impact cardio workout proven to strengthen and tone muscle groups while improving coordination. This step class incorporates athletic and dance moves for a fun, sweaty workout!

Zumba
Drop-in Class
Instructor: Diane Russo (Mondays), Jessie Liu (Wednesdays), Penny Deplacido (Thursdays), Ann Munchmeyer (Friday)
Class Time: Mondays 7:15-8:15pm; Wednesdays (starts 9/9), Thursdays, 7-8pm; Fridays, 9:30-10:30am
Cost: $10/class or $90 for 10-class card
Class Description: Zumba® features exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating.

Martial Arts Classes

Youth Boxing  (starts 9/16)
Instructor: Tom Fallon
Class Times: Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm or Saturdays 9:00-10:00am
8-week Session: 9/16-11/4
Class Description: This class safely teaches you boxing fundamentals with an emphasis on bag work.  Free hand wraps are provided upon registration!
Tuition: $120 for 8-week session.

Youth Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Instructor: Bernadette Robinson
Class Times: Mondays and/or Wednesdays 4:30-5:30pm and 5:30-6:30pm
Class Description: This class safely teaches you self defense through positioning for throws along with techniques to control your opponent from the ground. The approach to competition is fun and exciting. Classes are available for all ages and ability levels. Learn from a true master in the art!
Tuition: $99/month ($80 for current karate students)