Get your Kid Moving at Joe’s!

Youth Classes at Joe’s

September 8th – December 14th, 2014

DANCE FUNDAMENTALS, ages 8-11, Saturdays 10 – 11 am

DANCE FUNDAMENTALS, ages 11 and up, Saturdays 11 am – 12 noon

Instructor: Hermione Rhones

This class focuses on the basic techniques of dance. Students learn the terminology, and execution of fundamental movement largely based in ballet. Special emphasis on body alignment and spatial awareness. Improvisational movement is also a heavy component of class.

CREATIVE MOVEMENT & MUSIC, ages 3-5, Saturdays 11:15 am – 12 noon

CREATIVE MOVEMENT & MUSIC, ages 5-7, Saturdays 12 noon – 1 pm

Instructor: Artis Moon Amarche

Learn the basic building blocks of dance and music vocabulary in a fun, nurturing class that incorporates dance technique, choreography, and improvisation.  Students will explore body awareness, active listening, and spontaneous creation with movement and sound.

RHYTHM TAP, ages 7-12, Beginner through Intermediate,Thursdays 5:30 – 6:30 pm

RHYTHM TAP, Adult/Teen, Beginner through Advanced, Thursdays 6:30 – 7:45 pm

Instructor: Artis Moon Amarche

Make music with your feet!  The nature of this class easily accommodates students at various levels as we work in rhythmic counterpoint, with beginners executing simple rhythms and more experienced students layering in more complex rhythms; all students will be challenged at their individual level.  Each class will incorporate tap technique, choreography, and improvisation.  Portions of the class will be accompanied by Artis on hand drums. (Need tap shoes? Visit

STEP, ages 8 and up, Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Instructor: Taratibu Youth Association

Percussive dance class combining step, gumboot, and drill for ages 8 and up. Taratibu Youth Association (TYA) is young people connecting with their culture and community and helping to build social change through the performing arts. As young performing artists TYA seeks to connect with peers in communities at home and abroad to explore our common purposes, identities, and goals. In doing so TYA hopes to build local and global relationships that helps to achieve social change in our communities and in our world.

No Classes: November 27-29th


Register by September 7th for Semester Rate: 15 weeks, $125

Drop-in Rate: $10 per child per class

TO REGISTER FOR JOE’S YOUTH CLASSES: Click here and click the “Youth Classes” Tab
Genesis Dance Unlimited offers youth classes at Joe’s in Ballet, Jazz, Teen Tap, Hip Hop, Modern/Contemporary Dance classes for age groups 5-7, 8-11, and 12-18. Please click here to see their schedule and register for their classes. 
Smooth & EZ Hand Dance Institute will be offering a Hand Dance class for youth ages 9-19 Mondays from 6 – 7 pm. Please click here for more information.



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