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July 20 - August 5, 2021

DANCING CLASSROOMS OFFERS FREE SUMMER SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES IN PARKS ACROSS NYC AND ONLINE ON ZOOM

Images of East River Park, Van Cortlandt Park, and Sunset Park with the dates and times of the free summer social dance classes.

DANCING CLASSROOMS OFFERS FREE SUMMER SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES IN PARKS ACROSS NYC AND ONLINE ON ZOOM

 

NY, NY, JULY 19, 2021 - Join Dancing Classrooms online on Zoom and outdoors at parks across NYC for FREE summer social dance classes in July and August!

 

Online on Zoom: Summer Dancing with Rhythm & Stories

Recommended Ages: 4 – 8 (Rising K-3rd grade)

Duration: Weekly Drop-In Class, 45 min.

Days/Time: Tuesdays at 12pm EST July 13, 20, 27 and August 3 

Zoom Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtc-mprzsuH9bcPFP5SjSm6yGsIWWKGcOO

Summer Dancing with Rhythm & Stories is a creative interdisciplinary course, combining fundamental elements of social dance with creative movement and storytelling. Each week students will explore a different social dance style from around the world using creative movement, rhythm making, and storytelling. This inclusive class, open to students with various learning needs and abilities, is designed to engage participants by sparking the imagination, building confidence, encouraging selfexpression, and strengthening coordination and communication skills. A great way for little ones to stay active during hot summer days.

 

In-Person at Parks Across NYC: A Journey Through Dance Around the World

Recommended Ages: 4th grade – Adult

Duration: Weekly Drop-In Class, 1.5 hrs.

Days/Time: Thursdays at 4pm July 22, 29, and August 5

Location: Outdoor Parks Across NYC (See Below)

A Journey Through Dance Around the World is an inclusive, multicultural and global dance program, designed to develop knowledge, appreciation and understanding of social dance styles across the globe. Each class will focus on a particular continent or region, exploring the history, rhythms, and movements of various social dances. No experience necessary! Participants can learn a short dance routine and show off their skills, or enjoy dancing with their fellow New Yorkers with an interactive “dance party” at the end of each class.

Week 1: July 22nd @ 4pm East Coast Swing at East River Park*, Manhattan

Jump & Jive along the East River at the Amphitheatre on the LES at this fun and family friendly workshop!

Week 2: July 29th @ 4pm Boogie Down in the Bronx, Van Cortlandt Park*

Continue your dance journey with us at the birthplace of Hip-Hop, the Bronx! Pop, lock and groove in a fun Hip-Hop fusion workshop!

Week 3: August 5th @ 4pm Samba in Sunset Park*, Brooklyn

In the final workshop of our free summer dance series, sway the afternoon away with us with a sweet little Samba routine on the Sunset Park overlook in Brooklyn!

 

Email [email protected] with any questions. Visit us at dancingclassrooms.org for more information.

 

*Locations are subject to change and local safety guidelines will be followed.


 

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For over 26 years Dancing Classrooms has partnered with schools and community-based organizations to cultivate essential life skills in children through the joyful art and practice of social dance. To date we have served over 600,000 young people worldwide. Our vision is schools and communities where every child is connected, respected and given an environment in which to thrive. 

 

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