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We are excited to present this online education programming! Classes taking place are dependent on enrollment – so please register! If for any reason classes cannot take place as scheduled, we will work with you to offer another class option, reschedule the program or refund you in full. 

To register for a class click on the class name or session title. Completing the class registration page will create a shopping cart so you can continue to register for as many classes as you like! If you’re a Guild member, don’t forget to register and sign in to receive your 10% class discount on other classes. If you’re having trouble with registering for a class, please visit the  How to Register for Classes Online page for more information and frequently asked questions.

A 5% multiple dance class discount is available for a student registering for 3 or more dance classes in a semester. Please call the Guild office at 507.645.8877 to register and receive the multiple dance class discount.


CREATIVE DANCE

Creative dance focuses on the joyful expression of movement and the nourishment of the dancer as a whole. You’ll learn to build technique, craft space, time, and energy, and gain confidence performing. Grow in cognitive, emotional and social intelligence through creative problem-solving, improvisation and collaboration with others. Ages 3-5.

Thursdays Sep 17- Dec 17 (no class 11/26) | 3:45- 4:15 pm
Online Class
Guild Member: $75.60 | Non-Member: $84
Instructor: Kristin Ostebee

BALLET 1/2

The distinct movement vocabulary of classical ballet develops a strong body that expresses both beauty and grace. Focus on healthy anatomical placement! Those with Ballet 1 experience will be able to continue growth in the beautiful dance form of classical ballet. Your voice and expression as a dancer will build as you move through our ballet program. Ages 7 to 11.

Thursdays Sep 17- Dec 17 (no class 11/26) | 5-6 pm
Online Class
Guild Member: $108 | Non-Member: $120
Instructor: Kristin Ostebee

BALLET 4/BEGINNING POINTE

In this class, you will take your first step on your pointe journey. We will build a higher level of strength, endurance and discipline to support you as you make this transition. Focus will be on building strength and balance at the barre and in the center as we begin our work on pointe. Dancers will be expected to articulate intermediate level ballet technique and perform more complex ballet combinations while growing their individual creative expression. Dancers in this class must have at least 4 years of ballet experience and instructor permission to join. Ages 13+. Class will end with 15 minutes of pointe work that will overlap with the Ballet 5/Pointe class warm-up. 

Mondays Sep 14- Dec 14 | 5:30-7 pm
Online Class
Guild Member: $226.80 | Non-Member: $252
Instructor: Shari Setchell

BALLET 5/ POINTE

Build your stamina, strength and speed as we continue on our pointe journey together. This class is designed for intermediate and advanced dancers who will commit to the intense study of ballet. Classes include longer combinations at the barre and center as well as stretching and strengthening exercises. Adults who have taken ballet in the past are welcome to join this class. Ages 14+. Class will begin with 15 minutes of pointe warm up that will overlap with the Ballet 4/Pre-Pointe class.

Mondays Sep 14-Dec 14 | 6:45- 8:15pm
Online Class
Guild Member: $226.80 | Non-Member: $252
Instructor: Shari Setchell

TEEN/ ADULT BALLET

Advanced/Intermediate Teen/Adult dancers are invited to join this mixed ages class for experienced dancers. Join us to gain strength, stamina, speed and grace alongside the Ballet 5 Pointe Class. Class will begin after Ballet 5/Pointe has had its warm-up, however participants are welcome to join in for those 15 minutes if they wish. 

Mondays Sep 14-Dec 14 | 7- 8:15pm
Online Class
Guild Member: $189 | Non-Member: $210
Instructor: Shari Setchell

DIY: CHOREOGRAPHY

NEW ONLINE CLASS! Are you curious about choreography? This weekly class is perfect for you! You’ll create your own dances and learn about the elements of dance composition. With a new “choreography challenge” each week, you’ll build up the skills to choreograph your own final solo project! This class will be a combination of online instruction and individual work to be completed outside of instructional hours. Grades 9-12.

Thursdays Sep 17- Oct 8 | 7- 8:15 pm
Online Class
Guild Member: $45 | Non-Member: $50
Instructor: Hannah Mahr

FOLKLORICO – BEGINNER

In this class for ages 5 and up, the students will develop musicality and motor skills as they learn easy and fun dances from Veracruz.

Saturdays, Oct 10 & 24, Nov 7 & 21 | 11:30 am-12:15 pm
Online Class
Four sessions for $25
Instructor: Folklorico Team

FOLKLORICO INTERMEDIATE

In this class intended for students ages 8 and up with some previous dance experience, the students will learn lively footwork for dances from the state of Nuevo Leon.

Saturdays, Oct 10 & 24, Nov 7 & 21 | 10:30-11:30 am
Online Class
Four sessions for $25
Instructor: Folklorico Team

FOLKLORICO ADVANCED

In this class best suited for students ages 12 and up with several years of dance experience in Folklorico or tap, the students will learn brisk footwork for dances from Tamaulipas. For the advanced class, shoes with 1 to 2 inch heels are recommended though not required.

Saturdays, Oct 10 & 24, Nov 7 & 21 | 9:30-10:30 am
Online Class
Four sessions for $25
Instructor: Folklorico Team

EARLIER THIS SEMESTER

Did you miss one of these classes or want to take it again? Let us know! Email us with class requests or ideas – we do our best to offer what our community wants!

TAP 1

Discover the fun and exciting art form of tap dance! You’ll start out learning the fundamental steps of tap, then move on to developing technique through simple combinations. Ages 7+.

TAP 2/3

Build on the skills you’ve already acquired! You’ll improve your technique while continuing to grow in your love of dance and movement. Tap experience required. Ages 7+.

TAP 4

Take tap to the next level! You’ll explore more complex steps and choreography. You’ll grow a deeper understanding of rhythm and physicality. Tap experience required. Ages 9+.

WHO NEEDS A STAGE? SITE SPECIFIC DANCE

NEW ONLINE CLASS! No studio? No stage? No problem! In this weekly class, you’ll create dances in all sorts of fun places! In your kitchen, outdoors, on a staircase—the options are endless. Each week, you’ll have a new “dance challenge” to complete. All of your hard work will culminate in a final video project, which will be shared with friends and family! This class will be a combination of online instruction and individual work to be completed outside of instructional hours. Grades 9-12.

PRE-BALLET

Pre-Ballet is designed to prepare you to move into the ballet track. You’ll build body awareness and relational skills while you develop strength and healthy alignment through ballet and modern exercises. With a physical foundation in place, you’ll develop your artistic voice through choreography, improvisation and performance. Ages 5 to 7.

BALLET 2/3

The distinct movement vocabulary of classical ballet develops a strong body that expresses both beauty and grace. Focus on healthy anatomical placement! Those with Ballet 1 experience will be able to continue growth in the beautiful dance form of classical ballet. Your voice and expression as a dancer will build as you move through our ballet program. Ages 7 to 11.

JUST FOR FUN DANCE

This weekly class is perfect for young movers who just want to groove and get their wiggles out! Each week, students will learn cool, high-energy choreography to a popular song. Music will range from old throwbacks to current jams. Come and dance, just for fun! All skill levels welcome. Entering grades 5-8.

MODERN

Modern dance takes you on a soulful and rigorous exploration of movement! Develop balance, coordination, strength and healthy alignment, then apply these physical skills by learning combinations and creating movement patterns. Learn to express ideas through movement and become an articulate communicator. This class integrates the mind, body and spirit through the study of dance technique and performance. Ages 8+.

ADVANCED MODERN

Advanced Modern continues to explore the elements of modern dance with greater specificity. You will refine your balance, spinal articulation and alignment through classical modern technique. You’ll approach dance through the sensory and intuitive movement of post-modern technique. Become a dynamic artist, with the ability to learn movement material in a variety of forms and to synthesize it into expressive choreography! Ages 12+ with 3 years dance experience.

FOOTLOOSE, FAME & FLASHDANCE – 80’s MOVIE MUSICALS

Pull on the legwarmers, tighten your sweatband and get ready to dance! In a re-imagined, outdoor experience with social distancing, learn three different musical theater numbers with three different musical theater styles from three different musical theater choreographers – all with an 80’s musical movie twist! Move quickly through learning choreography to a popular number from Fame, Footloose and Flashdance. Each week is different! Fast-paced and focused on fun, this class is open to all levels. Join us for one, two or all three workshops. The final date of the series will be a chance to quickly brush up on what you learned before presenting to each other in a low-pressure performance. Ages. 14+.

FAMILY DANCE

Connect as a family in new ways by sharing the joys of movement together. Explore songs, games, and stories that get your imaginations going and your bodies moving! Both walkers and crawlers are welcome. Ages 1-3 with caregiver. Registration fee is per child (caregiver is included)

DANCE THEATER COMPANY

Experience Dance Theater Company in a week-long dance workshop format. Improve your technique and participate in a fabulous dance community as you spend an intensive week creating site specific work together, culminating in a performance. This is a great way to experience dance at the Guild for new participants, however it is strongly recommended that dancers are enrolled in a dance technique class at the Guild. All dancers must have at least 2 years of dance experience and instructor permission to participate. Ages 10+.

MONDAY MOVEMENT MEDLEY

Dancers of all shapes, sizes and levels of ability are invited to stay on top of their dancer game in our Monday Movement Medley class. This one hour class is geared toward dancers who have at least 2 years of experience in any form and includes a short somatic embodiment warm-up, a vigorous ballet barre set, a series of strengthening exercises and a yummy yoga sequence to help keep fluidity in your muscles. All classes are taught online and feature tunes from the 80’s to keep your nostalgic vibes strong. Grab a chair, a yoga mat, a scrunchie and join us! Ages 13+.

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