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j.dance

A community dance program for learning and fun

j.dance is committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment where students of all skill levels can embrace this expressive art form. Our program is based on an appreciation and respect for the art of dance and strives to instill each student with confidence and grace.

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Class Updates

As of 6/29/15, the following j.dance Summer classes will be running weekly: Petite Ballet, Petite Ballet & Tumbling, Petite Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop, Youth Jazz.

Youth Jazz time change: class will now run from 5:00pm-6:00pm. 

Adult Ballet will no longer be running this summer.

 

Payments

Please make payments in full for selected classes at time of registration. Class fees can be found with each class description. If you have any questions about payment amounts or registration, please contact Brenda Forsley, Dance Coordinator, or Adi Crowley, Family Services Accounts Manager.

Please note: Returned checks or payments made after the deadline will incur a $35 fee.

 

Pre-School Performance Fee

$125 for each student. Includes one costume, four tickets for the spring recital (Sunday morning, June 7, 2015), and a DVD of the performance. This fee will be billed to each family on November 1.


Refund/Cancellation Policy

If registration is cancelled prior to the first day of class, a $35 handling fee is deducted from your refund. After the start of the class date, only credits are issued.


Class Etiquette

  • For safety and total benefit, students must arrive to class on time, dressed according to dress code, and prepared to dance. 
  • Students must conduct themselves in a respectful and disciplined manner in the studio, at the J, and when representing the J at events.
  • No candy, gum, or food may be brought to class. Water in sealable containers may be consumed in class. Drink breaks will be scheduled by the instructor.
  • Make-up classes must be arranged with the instructor and the Dance Director. Due to space and time constraints, make-up classes must be made up in alternate courses, but at appropriate levels.
  • Parents must remain outside the class, unless special arrangements have been made. An observation window has been installed in the dance studio to watch classes in progress.Please refer to the Parent Manual for dress code, guidelines, and Center closings.  

 

Petite Dance

Petite Ballet
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 6/30)
Mondays, June 29-August 10 (7 weeks)

1:15pm–2pm

For those wishing to concentrate their energy on ballet, this course will focus on the structure, vocabulary and music of the art form. Students will express themselves through ballet movement while developing grace and discipline that they can use as they grow. Female students should wear ballet outfits or leotards, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, and hair secured in a neat bun. Male students should wear tight-fitted black pants, a solid colored t-shirt, and black leather ballet shoes.

Fee: $145/$125 member

Code: #6639


Petite Ballet & Tumbling 
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 6/30)

Tuesdays, June 30–August 11 (7 weeks)
1:15pm–2pm

Combining Ballet and Tumbling offers strength and flexibility training with fun, exercise and discipline. Students will experience a varied program of movement designed to embrace their energy and creativity. Female students should wear ballet outfits or leotards, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, and hair secured in a neat bun. Male students should wear tight-fitted black pants, a solid colored t-shirt, and black leather ballet shoes.

Fee: $145 / $125 member

Code: #6640

Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 6/30)

Wednesdays, July 1–August 12 (7 weeks)
1:15pm–2pm


Give your budding dancer a little taste of the rhythms of tap, the precision of jazz, and the beats and moves of hip hop. Students should wear solid colored leotards, tan tights, tan jazz shoes, tap shoes, and hair neatly secured out of the face.

Fee: $145 / $125 member
Code: #6642

 

Youth Dance Classes

Jazz
Ages: 6–14
Tuesdays, June 30–August 11 (7 weeks)
5:00pm–6:00pm

Jazz is an artistic, iconic, American dance that combines and expresses a suggestive and soulful, and at times spicy, dance. Students should wear tan jazz shoes, jazz pants, and a leotard (girls) or a solid colored t-shirt (boys). Hair must be secured away from the face.

Fee: $145 / $125 member
Code: #6648

 

Tap
Ages: 6–Adult
Wednesdays, July 1–August 12 (7 weeks)
6:30pm–7:30pm

Tap is a percussive dance form that develops tremendous rhythm and balance. These classes explore the structure, vocabulary, and music involved with tap. Female students should wear solid colored leotards, tan tights, black leather lace-up tap shoes, and hair secured in a neat ponytail. Male students should wear jazz pants, a solid colored t-shirt, and black leather lace-up tap shoes.

Fee: $145 / $125 member
Code: #6649 

Dance Camp
Camp Weeks 3–5: July 13–31
Rising K–3rd Graders
This three-week dance camp will allow students to explore a variety of dance styles, as well as learn composition, costume design, dance history, and performance techniques. Campers will also participate in swimming, field trips, and art projects! There will be a performance on the last day of camp.  Students should wear a solid colored leotard, pink tights, and hair secured in a neat bun. Ballet and tap shoes are required. Jazz and hip hop shoes are great to have but are not required.

Fee: $1,340 / $1,100 J member or 
j.dance student
Code: #6661


Dance Intensive
Camp Weeks 7–9: August 10–28
Rising 4th–10th Graders
This intensive, three-week dance program is for students with goals to develop, increase, and strengthen their level of technique, self-confidence, and artistry. We will explore ballet, jazz, modern, tap, hip hop, and composition, as well as costume design, dance history, and performance techniques. Participants will demonstrate their amplified understanding of technique, movement, and performance skills in a performance on the last day of the program. Students should wear a solid colored leotard, pink tights, and hair secured in a neat bun. Ballet and tap shoes are required. Jazz and hip hop shoes are great to have, but are not required.

Fee: $1,340 / $1,100 J member or 
j.dance student
Code: #6662

Youth and Adult Private & Semi-Private Dance Lessons

Contact: Brenda.Forsley@jccnv.org, 703.537.3057

Private lessons allow for personal attention to the specific needs and goals of each student. We encourage those who seek to improve their skills and abilities at a faster and more thorough pace to take private lessons. Scheduling based on teacher availability.

Private Lessons (30 minutes)

Fee:

1 lesson:  $45 / $35 member
Code:

5 lessons:  $175 / $150 member
Code: #261 / #260

10 lessons:  $310 / $260 member
Code: #263 / #262

Ongoing lessons (24): $600 / $565 member
Code: #271 / #270


Semi-Private Lessons

(30 minutes)

2–3 students of similar ability
Tuition per student:

1 Lesson:  $35 / $25 member
Code:

5 lessons:  $100 / $75 member
Code: #265 / #264

10 lessons:  $160 / $110 member
Code: #269 / #268

Ongoing lessons (24): $312 / $293 member
Code: #267 / #266

 

Barre Classes

Wednesdays, July 1–August 12 (7 weeks)
5:30pm–6:30pm 

Contact: Barri.DeFrancisci@jccnv.org, 703.537.3037

Come feel the Barre burn! Barre is a 60-minute workout that combines Pilates, Yoga, and Ballet, to give you beautiful, long, lean muscles of a dancer, without the impact and injuries dancers endure! This is NOT a dance class — no dance experience is required! Set to upbeat music, this class will target all of the major muscle groups of your body, concluding with a series of stretching to lengthen the muscles you have worked.

Drop-In Fee:
Single Class: $20 / $18 member
Code: #348
5 Classes: $95 / $80 member
Code: #349
10 Classes: $180/ $150 member
Code: #350

View the Barre Flier

 

Adult and Cultural Dance Classes

j.dance welcomes all levels of adult dancers. All classes are taught by professional dance educators who will work with individual students to structure the class around the abilities of the participants. Adult dance is a great way to improve balance, flexibility and coordination while having a great time developing a sense of aesthetic and culture. Class cards may be purchased at the front desk or through the instructor.

Adult Dance Classes
j.dance welcomes all levels of adult dancers. All classes are taught by professional dance educators who will work with individual students to structure the class around the abilities of the participants. Adult dance is a great way to improve balance, flexibility and coordination while having a great time developing a sense of aesthetic and culture. Class attendance cards may be purchased at the front desk or through the instructor.

Adult Dance Class Cards
Single Class:  $20/ $18 member
Code: #339
5 Classes:  $95/ $80 member
Code: #340
10 Classes:  $180/ $150 member
Code: #341


Adult Tap

Wednesdays (ongoing)
6:30pm–7:30pm

For beginner and intermediate level adult tap students.


Make Your Move

Ages: 18+
Thursdays, June 4–July 9 (6 weeks)
10:45am–11:30am

Join us in this great movement program that incorporates dance, music, and a whole lot of fun! This program is for adults of ANY ability. You will have the freedom to move to your own beat while maximizing your own individual strengths.

Fee: $60 / $48 member

Code: #6663


Israeli Dance

Ages: 13+
Tuesdays (ongoing)
7:45pm–9:45pm

Instructor: Ethan Halpern

This drop-in cultural dance program incorporates Jewish and Israeli culture through choreographed dances set to modern music by Israeli artists. The dances students learn are recognized in most programs internationally. No experience is required. Ethan has been offering this popular Israeli Dance program for 20 years at the J. Preregistration not required. See you on the dance floor!

Fee: $10 / $6 J member / $5 student.

Code: #278

Pay instructor directly.

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