SP 22 Adult Inter/Adv Tap | Wednesdays | 7:15-8:15|
Starts; February 2- January 11th
Spring Break: April 11- 17th
Performance: May 31, June 1,2
Instructor: Kellsie Steele, WSPA Dance Faculty
Adult tap welcomes tappers of all levels to revisit their training as children to learn new skills. Warm ups, across the floor and rhythmic combinations that will challenge and stimulate the body and mind.
Kellsie Steele has studied dance for 24 years, performing nationally in jazz, modern, ballet, pointe, tap, lyrical, and hip hop from the age of 3. She was honorary captain of the varsity cheer-leading team at Eastside Catholic High School and was captain of both her Dance and Cheerleading team at Saint Mary's College of California. She trained under the direction of Lori Buffalo and Rachel Jackson of the San Francisco 49ers as well as nationally accredited choreographers Greg Russell, Andrew Vacca, and Jeannine Sabo to name just a few. Kellsie has performed nationally at NCAA basketball tournaments, and as a member of the San Francisco 49ers Goldrush professional cheerleading and dance team has had the opportunity to perform in places such as China and Japan. Kellsie holds a Bachelors degree in Communications and has taught at multiple dance academies in both San Francisco and Seattle. Kellsie joined the Cornish Dance staff in 2014. We welcome her to West Seattle Performing Arts first term.
Attire: Comfortable clothing, tap shoes and ready to have some fun!
I love this class for 70, 80, 90 year olds! IF they can zoom they can join in!
SP 22 | Chair Conditioning for Seniors and Injury Prevention | Wednesdays and Fridays |10:15- 11:15 |
Free outreach class for Senior Community VENMO: @WSPA-1 ( 2143)
Instructor: Christine Juarez: WSPA Director
Description: Ready to start something for your body in a safe and friendly environment. Exercise for Beginners and those who want an entry level conditioning experience. Range of Motion, core strengthening, stretching the use of chairs, stretchy bands, barres all taught with modifications for those coming in with injuries or pain. Our goal is to improve you life not mold your body. We want you to feel better when you leave this class and want to come back for more.
Christine Juarez is the director of WSPA and has had a dream to have a space that is private and safe for those who have never or who have gotten away from integrating range of motion and gentle stretching into their lives. Lights low, music, and starting on chairs with clear direction. The goal for exercise for Non Exercisers/Positive Sizes is to claim your range of motion in a slow methodical way that makes you feel good. All welcome.
Attire: Suggested- Sweats, leggings, shorts. Tank top, t-shirt. Attire you can move well in. Shoes that grip, sneakers or rubber soles.
Bring: Water bottle, pillow-Suggested to add in light weights, stretchy band
SP 22 Adult Beginner/ Intermediate Modern Dance| Fridays | 9:30-10:30 | Morser
StartsFebruary 4th- June 10th
The class that makes your dreams of dancing come true!
Madeline Morser: WSPA Dance Faculty
Beginner/Intermediate Modern is a great introductory course for those who have always wanted to dance and now have the time and desire to do so or for those getting back into Modern Class. The class will introduce floor work, build core strength, the big plus in this class will give attention to alignment and posture.
Stretching and sequencing will be part of every class. Center work combinations that will introduce turning, and locomotion across the floor. This is a well-rounded work out and fun.
Attire: Comfortable clothing, yoga pants, sweats, leggings, leotard, t- shirt are options,
SP 22 Adult Intermediate Ballet | | Thursdays 7:00-8:15| Tepley
Start Date: February 3rd 2022
Spring Break: April 11- 17th
Performance Dates: May 31, June 1,2
Sana Tepley: WSPA Dance Faculty
Ms. Tepley joins us with a degree a BFA in dance from the University of Utah. She has been teaching at WSPA since 2021 and has great skills with our younger students as well as our Advanced students. She is a native of Corvallis Oregon and serves Dance Faculty at Vashon Center of the Arts.
Adult Intermediate Ballet The class will begin at the barre with basic ballet exercises that will teach the basic positions of the feet and arms. The big plus in this class will give attention to alignment and posture. Core strength is guaranteed to increase.
Stretching and sequencing will be part of every class. Center work ( working without the barre) and small ( petite ) and large ( grand ) jumps will all be taught
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Bloch dancer's Children mask recommended for comfort
Females: Pink tights solid colored leotard, pink ballet slippers.
Male dancers: black leggings, teens ( dance belt) white leotard, or white t-shirt. White socks and white ballet slippers. Long hair in a bun.