California DanceArts offers amazing adult programs.
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Adult Broadway Jazz with Malinda Farrington
Having performed in 5 Broadway Shows, the last of which was Chita Rivera-The Dancers Life, Ms Farrington knows Broadway Jazz! As a student at Alvin Ailey School of Dance, she was exposed to great teachers and choreographers and is able to pass to her students an understanding of technical excellence. Her class is the perfect way to wake up and hone your jazz technique with routines that deliver challenging combinations of steps from Broadway and Jazz dance themes.
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Nothing like a good ballet class to put the rest of your training, and your week, in place. Whether you are a former career ballet dancer or you wish to develop a new skill, this adult ballet class is just the right combination of physical and technical energy. The class is just as good for a beginning student as it is for a seasoned dancer.
Core training for every dancer, no matter the age of the student or any other style of dance one wishes to pursue, begins with the fundamentals provided by Classical Ballet. Understand techniques that assist in finding your core abdominals and what dancers call “center”, while tightening and toning your entire body. Our adult ballet program provides an enjoyable opportunity for structured study of vocabulary, musicality, body placement, creative expression and artistry developed from historic classical ballet techniques. Ballet class is offered on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning. Delivered by Erin Holt, who specializes in delivering classes that are packed full of information and movement, that pin-point and fix trouble areas, and increase your artistry in order to get you dancing like a pro in no time! Our adult ballet program is an artistic and exhilarating way to start and end your day.
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Mens Only Class
A program just for Men. Historically, ballet was actually intended for men…not women. Men are natural athletes. Ballet was used by King Louis IV to train his soldiers! Pro athletes still supplement their training with ballet! This program is a general dance class working on Contemporary dance, Conditioning and Ballet for men who always wanted to dance but were afraid to try! The focus is on jumps, turns, strength and specific steps and tricks that are unique to male dancers.
Wednesday nights 7:00pm
Developed for dancers, actresses and musicians to help them achieve stage presence and performance skills in preparation of major events in their careers. The method has been featured in Music Magazines and Publications for Actors. Dance Essentials™ is a tool box of skills required for gaining good Stage Presence, Dramatic Ability, Rhythm, Picking up Choreography, the Ability to Improvise and more. Dance Essentials™ is fun and taught within a variety of drills, games and application of specific concepts. Its fun and students enjoy learning. The program is delivered to anyone at any age! Exclusively delivered only at California DanceArts. The method is integrated into CDA’s CORE programs, but can be delivered upon special request to groups or in private lessons to students or professional performing artists.
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Posture Alignment Therapy- Hurt No More!
Are you in Pain? Have you suffered an injury that is keeping you from your favorite sport or weekend activity? Are you considering surgery? Before you take the drastic steps of cutting your flesh, tendon and muscles or resort to a pain pill regime, you may want learn about our Posture Alignment Therapy that concentrates on the alignment of all physical joints. With a series of positions and exercises, the joints can begin to work as nature intended with correct posture and without physical pain. Used at CDA for pain experienced by our dancers, we now extend this therapy to anyone wishing to improve their physical condition. This is a proven method for relieving your pain and correcting damage. Used at CDA for pain experienced by our dancers, we now extend this therapy to anyone wishing to improve their physical condition. This method has also been used successfully for dancers and athletes who are not in pain, but who wish to improve their coordination and response time so that they get to the TOP of their “game”. Offered privately and semi privately.
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Piano & Music Lessons
Offered with professional flutist and musician, Sheila Zimmermann, whose career and experience makes her exceptionally qualified to guide our students through the world of music. We offer this program for our students and anyone who wishes to express themselves through music. Dancers that understand music obviously express themselves well with good use of rhythm. The more one understands about music the better one can create with use of it. The study of music is very important to any study of choreography and for teaching dance. Music and Piano lessons are offered to children and adults in small groups and private lessons.
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