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We Hope You Dance...With Us!

08/22/2017

“Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.” Martha Graham

From the beginning of time, people have been moving their feet to the beat of the music. In fact, it is speculated that the ability to dance develops in children before they even start learning words. 

Participating in a dance class will allow them to reap an amazing amount of benefits as well.  Such as…

An Excellent Form of Exercise

According to the CDC, about one in five school-aged children (6-19) is obese.  With videogames and computers being the primary form of entertainment for kids these days, it is important to find an exercise they will enjoy so they can stay active and have fun at the same time. 

Taking Small Steps toward a Finished Product

A two - three minute dance performances takes weeks of preparation.  Being involved in dance classes shows your son or daughter perseverance and the hard work it takes to get to a finished product.  They will learn how mastering certain steps will only help them build their whole dance portfolio. As they move up in skill level, they can see how they first began by only knowing how to do a regular leap and now they can do arabesques, calypsos and more. 

Being a Part of a Huge Community

Dance is an art that transcends hundreds of different cultures.  Your son or daughter will not just be a part of their individual classes, they will be incorporated into something even bigger.  There are millions of dancers worldwide who will speak the same language of movement as your child.  Whenever they meet a friend who also shares their love of dance, they will have an instant connection.   

A Way to Let Go and Express Yourself

Happy? Show off your best moves! Sad? Leave all your worries out on the floor. Angry?  You won’t be after you listen to your favorite song and spin around to blow off some steam. No matter what your child is feeling, they will be able to get it out during their class.  As they get older, they will be able to have this creative outlet to go to whenever they are struggling with something.

 

Ready to sign up your child at one of our dance classes with Northeast Dance Movement at OCSC?

Northeast Dance Movement at OCSC offer several different genres of dance classes including:

  • Pre-Dance Ballet & Ballet/Tap
  • Ballet
  • Tap
  • Jazz
  • Hip Hop
  • Lyrical
  • Kickline
  • Contemporary
  • Acro

Enrolling your son or daughter in a dance class while they are young can enhance their overall health and allow them to discover a creative outlet they can use for a lifetime.  To sign up your child for a dance class at OCSC – give us a call at 845-651-1000.  We can’t wait for them to come move with us.