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DANCE WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

Learn to dance at Ballet Austin!

Absolute Beginning Dance workshops in a variety of styles, fun themed dance workshops, and more! Scroll down for start dates. For Beginning Ballet Workshops for adults CLICK HERE.

  • You may also be interested in drop-in dance classes for adults offered weekly at several levels. Start any time and come when you can!

GALentine’s Day Heels Workshop!

Celebrate GALentine’s Day with this fun & sexy heels class!

Come get your groove on with the gals! A super-fun hour-long class just for the ladies. Grab your heels, dress up if you want to and come learn some sexy, fun heels choreography!

Grab your besties and sign up today!

 

Instructor: Sydney Vila

Date and Time: Monday, February 13, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Cost: $25 for 1 hour

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Absolute Beginning Hip Hop for Adults

It is never too late to learn something new and hip hop is tons of fun for all ages!  This workshop is designed to introduce adults (and teens age 16 and up) to the Hip Hop culture and dance. The focus is to build a solid foundation to execute popular dance moves. So come on adults and let’s get moving to pop and hip hop music.

Hip hop dancing improves energy, lifts mood and lowers stress in ways similar to aerobic exercise. That’s in addition to the fun!

Instructors: Roshae Richard or Jason Rhodes

Dates & Times: THESE FILL QUICKLY & WILL CLOSE WHEN FULL!

  • Tuesdays, March 7 – April 11: 6:30pm – 7:30pm (6 weeks)  – Jason
  • Saturdays, Coming soon: 1:00pm – 2:00pm (6 weeks)  – Roshae

 

Cost: $148* (6 weeks)

  • *NOTE: Workshops are non-refundable and non-transferable and we are unable to accommodate make-up sessions

ALREADY HAVE HIP HOP EXPERIENCE? Drop in to one of our weekly hip hop classes. Basic to advanced levels.

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empower{move}ment – a Heels and Inner Strength Workshop

A 4-week Beginner Heels workshop focusing on feeling empowered from the inside out.

Each class will begin with aspects of meditation, moving into an empowering messages warm-up and the foundations of Heels Dance movement. In this workshop, we will use that power of movement and music to shed some negative self-limiting beliefs and provide a safe space to connect with our inner selves. The hope is to finish this workshop feeling more confident and brighter…a boost to your well-being!

This is a great place to explore the sensual and feminine style of Heels dancing in a safe space while uncovering inner strength.

 

Dress Code: Comfortable clothing allowing for movement. Heels are not required to participate.

Instructor: Heather Haycock

Dates & Time: Thursdays, March 9 – March 30, 6:30pm – 7:30am – 4 weeks

Cost: $99* for 4 weeks

  • *NOTE: Workshops are non-refundable and non-transferable and we are unable to accommodate make-up sessions
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Beginning 3 Contemporary Dance Workshop for Adults

This workshop offers the next level of training after the Absolute Beginning Contemporary workshop or Contemporary 2. Or, if you have had some intro to contemporary dance, this is a great workshops to continue learning the principles of contemporary dance.

Contemporary dance blends classical ballet, modern, and other dance styles for the perfect jumping off point for self-expression. It is a great class for anyone interested in modern or contemporary dance.

Dress Code: Comfortable clothing allowing for movement. Bare feet or ballet shoes are fine.

Instructor: Danielle Cortier

Dates & Time: Mondays: January 23 – February 27, 2:00pm – 3:00pm (5 weeks)

Cost: $128* for 5 weeks

  • *NOTE: Workshops are non-refundable and non-transferable and we are unable to accommodate make-up sessions
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Intro to Contemporary Dance Choreography for Adults

A 4-week workshop teaching the basic principles of contemporary dance, especially focusing on teaching choreography and dancing!

If you enjoy learning choreography, but the drop-in classes move a little too quickly or you just want a bit more prep, this workshop would be perfect for you!

Contemporary dance blends classical ballet, modern, and other dance styles for the perfect jumping off point for self-expression. It is a great class for anyone interested in modern or contemporary dance.

Dress Code: Comfortable clothing allowing for movement. Bare feet or ballet shoes are fine.

Instructor: Mia Moi

Dates & Time: Wednesdays, January 18 – February 8, 11:30am – 12:30am – 4 weeks

Cost: $99 for 4 weeks

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Absolute Beginning Tap Dance for Adults

A tap workshop designed for adults to learn tap dance from the very beginning. Fulfill a dream. Learn something new! Make music with your feet! The focus is on learning single tap steps, then incorporating the steps into a series of combinations. It’s so much fun, and easy to pick up.

Tap dance is for any age, but is a perfect dance style to learn as an adult. It is a great workout, strengthening the legs and feet, while increasing mobility in the hips, knees, and ankles. It improves balance and coordination. It is also extremely beneficial to cognitive functioning. (good for the brain!)

Have a bit of tap experience already? We offer a Beginning 2 Tap 6-week workshop (when scheduled) or you can try the Basic Level Tap class offered weekly on our weekly Drop-in Schedule.

Dress Code: Tap shoes recommended but not required to get started. Wear a shoe with a low hard heal or sneakers. Comfortable clothing.

Instructor: Danielle Cortier or Mia Moi

Dates & Times: 

  • Tuesdays: January 17 – February 7, 12:00pm – 1:00pm – 4 weeks – Mia Mio
  • Wednesdays, January 18 – February 22, 1:00pm – 2:00pm – 6 weeks – Danielle Cortier

Cost: $99 for 4 weeks, $148 for 6 weeks

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Beginning 3 Tap Dance for Adults

A tap workshop designed for adults to continue tap training at a beginning level.

If you have taken the Absolute Beginning Tap Workshop, or if you need a refresher in tap, this is a great workshop. Tap dance is for any age, but is a perfect dance style to learn as an adult. It can be a great workout, strengthening the legs and feet, while increasing mobility in the hips, knees, and ankles. It can help improve balance and coordination. It is also extremely beneficial to cognitive functioning. (good for the brain!)

The focus is on continuing to learn tap steps, then incorporating the steps into a series of combinations.

We also offer a Basic Level Drop-in Tap class offered weekly on our Drop-in Schedule.

Dress Code: Tap shoes recommended but not required to get started. Wear a shoe with a low hard heal or sneakers. Comfortable clothing.

Instructor: Danielle Cortier

Dates & Time: Wednesdays, January 18 – February 22, 11:45am – 12:45pm – 6 weeks

Cost: $148 for 6 weeks

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Absolute Beginning Modern Dance for Adults

A 4-week workshop teaching the basic principles of modern dance.

Modern dance is an expressive and free form style of dance. With technique less restrictive than classical ballet, modern is the perfect jumping off point for self-expression. It is a great class for anyone interested in modern or contemporary dance movement.

Dress Code: Comfortable clothing allowing for movement. Bare feet are fine.

Instructor: Mia Moi

Dates & Time: Tuesdays: January 17 – February 7, 11:00am – 12:00pm – 4 weeks

Cost: $99 for 4 weeks

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FOSSE Dance Workshop for Adults

A 3-week dance workshop teaching the sleek, sexy dance style of legendary Broadway and film director and choreographer Bob Fosse.

Learn how to pay attention to the details and intricacy that makes Fosse…Fosse! Some favorites might include Sweet Charity, Chicago, and Dancin’ to name a few! Enjoy learning from visiting instructor, Elizabeth Castaneda.

Some dance experience recommended.

Instructor: Elizabeth Castaneda, Guest Teach

Dates & Time: Wednesdays, January 18 – February 1, 6:45pm – 8:15pm – 3 weeks – FULL!

Cost: $88 for 3 weeks

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POM Fitness – A Dance Fitness Workshop

A fun and new way to work out! Pom Fitness is a high-energy, dance fitness class that uses traditional pom movements just like you would see from the dancers on the sidelines at a basketball or football game.

In this all-levels, 4-week cardio-packed class you will learn how to move with poms and get a great upper body workout. Learn strong arm movements and have fun dancing, learning short pom routines set to pop music, and getting fit! Grab your squad, your friends, your neighbors, or come for yourself, and shake your poms!

Instructor: KC Shonk

Dates & Time: Thursdays, January 19 – February 9, 6:45pm – 7:30pm – 4 weeks – FULL!

  • Watch for next session dates coming soon!

Cost: $80 for 4 weeks

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Heels Dance Workshop for the Experienced Dancer!

A Heels dance workshop for experienced dancers who are comfortable moving in heels.
Come embrace the sensuality and sexy vibes in this class where you will work on technique, and build on some saucy choreography.
If you want to progress in your heels training and have some fun with the other women in class, join Sydney for these two Monday classes!

 

Instructor: Sydney Vila

Date and Time: Mondays, January 30 – February 6, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Cost: $49 for 2 weeks

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Holiday Dance Workshop – “All I Want for Christmas is You” by Mariah Carey

An Annual Favorite every December for years! – RETURNING IN DECEMBER 2023!

Does “All I Want for Christmas Is You” get stuck in your head every year? As soon as you hear the jingling of the bells and the iconic whistle tones of Mariah Carey’s 1994 Christmas classic, you know the “most wonderful time of the year” is officially here and it makes you want to dance!

So let’s dance! This one-night holiday dance workshop is a holiday tradition at Ballet Austin and we invite you to join us this year. It’s a great way to get into the holiday mood, have a fun workout, and relieve some of the holiday stress.

Dress Code: Comfortable clothing, sneakers or jazz shoes. Santa Hats, Jingle Bells, and holiday socks required! (not really required…but they’re fun so dress it up!)

Returning in December 2023!
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