Classes

Please see our Calendar for class times.

 

BALLROOM & LATIN DANCE

Taught by award winning ballroom dancer Sergei Slussky. Sergei has taught and performed extensively through his native Russia, Europe and the U.S. before opening the American Ballroom Dance Academy and then Aquarius Ballroom Dance Studios in Portland, Maine.

 

Certified to teach by the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance and DVIDA, Sergei's knowledge, experience, attention to detail, style, grace and humor make this a fun and rewarding class.


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BELLY DANCING

Taught by Lisa Cummings (Imari), artistic director of Imari in the Sahara Desert Dancers. Belly Dancing is therapeutic and energizing and is a great way to socialize.

 

For more information contact Lisa Cummings 207-749-6412, visit her website, or call Nan Brett at The Ballroom.

 

CHILDREN’S CREATIVE MOVEMENT

Watch Me Move: A fun filled creative movement class for children ages 18 months and older and their parents. This class encourages free movement and play, along with child and parent bonding. Music is chosen to enhance imagination and creativity. A great way to explore, grow and make new friends! Mondays, 4:45-5:30pm. 6 week sessions run October-May. For information contact Nan Brett at The Ballroom.

DANCE (BALLET, JAZZ, MODERN & TAP)

Our distinctive dance technique classes for children, teens and adults feature instruction with professional performing artists and teachers. Our dance faculty includes: Maine State Ballet soloist Juliette Lauzier;  Maine State Ballet soloist Becci Webb and Modern, Contemporary & Bellydancer Tegan Bullard

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Private lessons are available by appointment.
For more information contact Nan Brett at 207-583-6964.

 

FIRST STEPS (pre Ballet for 4 year olds-must be 4 by 10/15)

Thursdays, 3:30-4:20pm. Intended for preschoolers, First Steps students become aware of body alignment and movements through dance fundamentals, rhythm exercises and games. Basic Ballet technique will be introduced. Our youngest recital class! (Full term, recital). Juliette Lauzier

 

INTEGRATIVE FITNESS TRAINING

Personal attention is the heart of this practice featuring a holistic approach to functional strength, flexibility and balance training with a focus on the CORE. Taught by Nan Brett, dancer, ACE Certified Fitness Instructor, ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer, Reiki Master, SCW Certified Pilates instructor, Biomechanics Method™ Corrective Exercise Specialist, Institute for Integrative Health & Fitness™ Certified Corrective Exercise Instructor, and the director of The Ballroom.

 

Group Core Fusion classes Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9–10:20am.

Evening classes scheduled September–June, Wednesdays 6–7:15pm.

Private sessions by appointment. For more information contact Nan Brett for details.

 

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE

Offering a variety of modalities (Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular, Trigger Point Therapy, Pregnancy/Infant massage and Reflexology), dancer and Licensed Massage Therapist, Macky Page will be available by appointment at The Ballroom.

Contact Macky at 207-890-4356 or see her website.

 

YOGA

Yoga with Rose
Classes for beginners as well as experienced yogis are taught by Rose Heggeman BA, Holistic Health Coach and registered Yoga Alliance 200 hour yoga teacher. Moderate Flow: focused on alignment, strength and mental focus. Gentle Flow: relaxing, rejuvenating and restorative. Plus- Yoga Games for Preschoolers! See the calendar page for class times.
For details contact Rose at 207-423-0573, by email or  through Nan Brett at The Ballroom.

 

ZUMBA

For everybody and every body! Zumba takes the "work" out of workout by mixing low-intensity and high intensity dance and fitness moves. You'll go at your own pace in this fun, interval style, calorie burning dance-fitness class. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba classes are often called Exercise in Disguise!

 

Zumba:  Saturdays 8:30-9:30am  & Mondays 5:45-6:45pm

                   Wednesdays 8:30am–9:30am

 

Zumba Kids: Classes feature kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba choreography. We break down steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration in the class structure. 6 week sessions for children ages 4–10, Mondays 4:30–5:30pm.

 

Classes are taught by dancer, TLS Weight Loss Solutions coach and certified Zumba instructor Erin Hamlin. Classes meet Saturdays 8:30–9:30am. Contact Erin on Facebook or email, or contact Nan.

 

COUNTRY HEAT

Country line dancing meets cardio fusion. A new workout that will live you stronger, happier and sweatier! Tuesdays at 5:30pm. Classes are taught by Nina Zagvazdina.

 

NIA with Erin Curren

Experience the joyful, rooted and energizing practice of Nia—melding the joys of dance, healing arts, and elements of martial arts. Learn how to enhance your experience in the body through the teachings of the Nia technique, which has been helping individuals heal, express and energize through movement since 1983. Workshops will be taught by Nia Black Belt teacher Erin Current. Learn more at erincurren.com.

 

WESTERN MAINE COMMUNITY DANCE

Come and reclaim joy through movement and play with your inner muse. This format is loosely based on the 5 Rhythms. There is no instruction—you are the guide. Explore and identify flow and authentic movement at your own pace and style. We will meet the first Sunday of each month 2:15-4:15pm. The space holder, Keita Whitten, will develop the tone through music. Keita is known as DJ Lady Soulshine with Portland Maine Community Dance and is the founder of Conscious Identity Development & Redefining Therapy, LLC. Find her here on Facebook.

 

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