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DANCE WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

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Absolute Beginning Hawaiian Dance, Hip Hop, Salsa, Latin Heels, and Tap Dance are favorite dance workshops for adults. Workshops are enrollment-based*, usually 6 weeks in length, and are a great place to start if you have little or no experience. Scroll down for start dates.

  • If you’re not an absolute beginner, and have dance experience, check out our drop-in dance classes for adults offered weekly at several levels. Start any time and come when you can!

For Absolute Beginning Ballet Workshops for adults CLICK HERE.

Our Annual Holiday Favorite is Back!

Holiday Dance Workshop – “All I Want for Christmas is You”!

We’ve done this holiday workshop every December for years! Now you can do it too!

Love to dance? Love the holidays? Do you love to sing along to “All I Want for Christmas” by Mariah Carey? Then this holiday dance workshop is for you! Sign up early!  It will fill to capacity.

A great way to get into the holiday mood, have a fun workout, and relieve some of the holiday stress. Join Jenny Alperin for one night in mid-December and dance it out!

Mariah Carey’s iconic holiday hit combined with Jenny’s choreography will leave you feeling good and you’ll leave with a smile on your face! Some dance experience preferred.

Santa Hats, Jingle Bells, and holiday socks required! (not really…but they’re fun so dress it up!)

Instructor: Jenny Alperin

Date & Time: Monday, December 13: 8:30pm – 9:45pm – INDOOR class at Ballet Austin

Cost: $28 (1.25 hours) – On site at Ballet Austin – Don’t wait to sign up!

We will also offer an OUTSIDE Holiday Dance Class on Sunday, December 12. Find out more.

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Absolute Beginning Jazz Dance for Adults

This is an Intro to Jazz Workshop. Think Jazz 101!

A beginning jazz workshop for adults (teens age 16 and older are welcome) that teaches simple jazz terms and movement. Each class will begin with an introductory-level jazz warm-up, and then spend the remainder of the class learning jazz technique and fun basic level jazz choreography!

This workshop is for the absolute beginner, or those returning to jazz after many years.

Come GET YOUR JAZZ ON!

Dress Code: Comfortable clothing allowing for movement and jazz shoes, sneakers, or ballet shoes.

Instructor: Brooke Mountain

Date & Time: Sundays, January 16 – February 20: 1:15pm – 2;15pm (6 weeks)

Cost:  $140 (6 weeks)

Workshops are enrollment-based and registration is required in advance. Workshops are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701

Health & Safety Protocols.

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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! So come on adults and let’s get moving to pop and hip hop music.

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.

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

You’ll love it! Super-fun instructor.

THESE FILL QUICKLY & WILL CLOSE WHEN FULL!

Instructors: Dereke’ Thompson, Brooke Mountain

Dates & Times:

  • Saturdays, January January 15 – February 19: 2:15pm – 3:15pm (6 weeks)  – Brooke
  • Thursdays, January January 20 – February 24: 7:30pm – 8:30pm (6 weeks)  – Dereke’

Cost: $140 (6 weeks)

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

Workshops are enrollment-based and registration is required in advance. Workshops are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701.

Health & Safety Protocols

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SALSA! An Absolute Beginner Latin Dance Workshop for Adults

A fun workshop that will focus on the foundation for Salsa dancing. Authentic and full of fun attitude.

During each week of this workshop you will learn basic Salsa steps, basic turns, and plenty of Salsa attitude! The dances learned are perfect for social settings and club dancing.

Partners are not required! Everyone welcome! Come learn the fun Latin dance SALSA!

Instructor: Ivana Castaneda

Dates & Time: Thursdays, February 3 – February 24: 6:30pm – 7:30pm (4 weeks)

Cost: $95 (4 weeks)

Workshops are enrollment-based and registration is required in advance. Workshops are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701

Health & Safety Protocols.

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SALSA 2! A Beginning 2 Latin Dance Workshop for Adults

If you have taken our Absolute Beginning Salsa Workshop, or have some previous Salsa or Latin dance experience but are still at a beginning level, this is the workshop for you!

This workshop builds upon the foundations of salsa, continuing to teach Salsa steps, turns, and plenty of Salsa attitude!

Partners are not required! Everyone welcome! Come learn the fun Latin dance SALSA!

Instructor: Ivana Castaneda

Dates & Time: Thursdays, March 3 – March 24: 6:30pm – 7:30pm (4 weeks)

Cost: $95 (4 weeks)

Workshops are enrollment-based and registration is required in advance. Workshops are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701

Health & Safety Protocols.

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Beginning Latin Fusion SEXY HEELS Dance Workshop

Think sexy, think Latin music, think super-fun!
Grab your favorite heels and get ready for a good time. This 4-week workshop will encourage attitude and sexy moves, but in a fun and comfortable environment. This is a beginner level but everyone is welcome!
Each class will include a blend of Latin dance styles danced out in sexy heels! (don’t have heels but want to take the workshop? Wear what you’re comfortable wearing)

Instructor: Ivana Castaneda

Dates & Times: Tuesdays, February 1 – February 22: 8:00pm – 9:00pm (4 weeks)

Cost: $95 – 4 weeks

You may also be interested in our “HEELS” drop-in class or our Latin Dance Fusion Drop-in class. Start any time.

Workshops are enrollment-based and registration is required in advance. Workshops are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701.

Health & Safety Protocols

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GALentine’s Day Sexy Heels Dance Workshop!

Think sexy, think dance think Valentines Day, think hearts & heels! Celebrate Valentine’s Day Eve with this fun & sexy heels dance class just for the gals!
Come get your groove on with your girlfriends, or come by yourself! But make plans to be here! A super-fun 1.5 hours just for the ladies. Grab your heels, dress up if you want to and come learn some sexy heels choreography!
Tell your Gal-friends and sign up today! We celebrate Valentine’s Day with style!

 

Instructor: Ivana Castaneda

Dates & Times: Sunday, February 13: 8:00pm – 9:30pm (1.5 hours)

Cost: $35 – 1.5 hours

Workshops are enrollment-based and registration is required in advance. Workshops are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701.

Health & Safety Protocols

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Music Artist Tour Choreography Workshop – The Divas of Dance!

Music video choreography is always fun to learn, but when a music artist tours it takes the choreography to the next level! Especially the Divas of dance!

Each week of the 6 weeks will feature a different touring artist and you will learn choreography from, or inspired by, their biggest hits!
  • Beyoncé
  • Brittany Spears
  • Ariana Grande
  • Madonna
  • Lady Gaga
  • Christina Aguilera
Expect fun, a little bit of sexy, and challenging choreography that will inspire and bring out the dancer in you!
For adults of all ages with dance experience.

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

Instructor: Brooke Mountain

Dates & Times: Sundays, January 16 – February 20: 12:00pm – 1:00pm – (6 weeks

Cost: $140 for 6-week workshop

Workshops are enrollment-based and registration is required in advance. Workshops are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701

Health & Safety Protocols.

Enroll Now!

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!

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!)

It’s so much fun, and easy to pick up.

The focus is on learning single tap steps, then incorporating the steps into a series of combinations.

Have a bit of tap experience already? We offer a Beginning 2 Tap 6-week workshop or you can try the Basic Level 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 & Times:

  • Wednesdays, January 12 – February 16: 11:45am – 12:45am – (6 weeks)  – Danielle Cortier
  • Wednesdays, January 12 – February 2: 7:45pm – 8:45pm – (4 weeks) – Mia Moi

Cost: $140 for 6-week workshop, $95 for 4-week workshop

Workshops are enrollment-based and registration is required in advance. Workshops are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701

Health & Safety Protocols.

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Beginning 2 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: Thursdays, January 13 – February 17: 11:45am – 12:45am – (6 weeks

Cost: $140 for 6 weeks

Workshops are enrollment-based and registration is required in advance. Workshops are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701

Health & Safety Protocols.

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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: Thursdays: January 10 – February 3, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (4 weeks)

Cost: $95 for 4 weeks

Workshops are enrollment-based and registration is required in advance. Workshops are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701

Health & Safety Protocols.

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Beginning Contemporary Dance – Dynamic Movement & Floorwork

A 4-week workshop teaching the basic principles of contemporary dance with a focus on floorwork.

Discover a new way of moving! This beginning-level workshop explores contemporary dance, focusing on dynamic floorwork. Learn how to move your body and show emotion through movement by using simple exercises and progressive technique, and exploring how Contemporary dance uses the floor as an integral part of the choreography.

Dress Code: Comfortable clothing allowing for movement. Bare feet or socks.

Instructor: Ivana Castaneda

Dates & Time: Tuesdays: February 8 – March 1, 6:30pm – 7:30pm (4 weeks)

Cost: $95 for 4 weeks

Workshops are enrollment-based and registration is required in advance. Workshops are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701

Health & Safety Protocols.

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Absolute Beginning Hawaiian Dance for Adults

Hula is a beautiful and graceful form of dance from the Hawaiian Islands, combining intricate foot movements along with meaningful gestures of the hands and body to tell stories through movement and music. Whether you have a trip planned to the Hawaiian Islands, or just want to learn the beautiful island movements, this workshop will teach you from the very beginning.

Fulfill a dream. Learn something new! Make music with your arms and feet!

The focus is on learning single hula steps, then incorporating the steps into a series of combinations.

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

Instructor: Vivian Kaw

Dates & Time: Mondays: January 10 – February 21, 8:00pm – 9:00pm (6 weeks. NO class January 17 for MLK’s birthday)

Cost: $140 for 6 weeks

Workshops are enrollment-based and registration is required in advance. Workshops are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701

Health & Safety Protocols.

Enroll Now!
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