Adult and Teen Drop-in Dance Classes

Westchester's best ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, and tap dance classes!

Dance School Announcements

Please check updated schedules for most up to date youth and adult classes for the Summer and Fall Semesters.

  • Monday, July 15
    • Talia Shoshani will sub for Melissa Rodnon's Beginner Ballet at 10AM
    • CK will sub for Arleigh's Tap classes
  • Tuesday, July 16
    • NEW CLASS:  Hip Hop for 10-12 year olds at 6:00 PM, 13+ at 7:00 PM.  Open to all levels.
  • Wednesday, July 17
    • NEW CLASS:  LINE DANCING with Johannah Rickman will replace Hip Hop at 5:30 PM for the next four weeks. Open to all levels and ages! Click here for more information!
  • Sunday, July 21
    • Aaron Thao will sub for Jessica Whitehorne's 10AM Int Ballet and 11:30AM Pointe class.
  • Thursday, July 25
    • Aaron Thao will sub for Annie Waltz's Beginner Ballet at 10AM
    • Aaron Thao will sub for Annie Waltz's Int Ballet at 7PM

dance for all ages

Welcome to Drop-in Dance Classes!

We offer contemporary, ballet, jazz, musical theater, hip hop, tap, swing and ballroom dance classes for teens and adults of all ages and experience levels. Many of our ballet classes are accompanied by live piano music.

Our experienced faculty members are passionate about dance and are dedicated to helping each student achieve their goals. Dance is not only a fun and fulfilling activity, but also a great way to improve fitness, balance, coordination, and overall well-being.

Our classes are a great way to meet new people and connect with others who share your love of dance. We welcome students of all social genders and gender identities, at all levels of training, in our warm and supportive environment.

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Class Pricing

Please purchase classes online before taking a class. Classes are on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive early to ensure your space!

Single-class rate is $25 per class

A single virtual class is $15

A 10-class card is $225 and is valid for four months

A 30-class card is $645 and is valid for six months

Monthly Unlimited Class Pass is $450 and is valid for 30 days. Email [email protected] to register.

Dance fitness classes are free for Fitness Members.

Summer 2024

June 10-August 31

Absolute Beginner Ballet

A safe and welcoming class for absolute beginners or those returning to ballet who wish to learn the fundamentals, vocabulary, and technique. Attention is given to both sound/musicality and movement

DayTime | Instructor
Monday7:00-8:00 PM | Ortiz
Friday10:45 AM-12:00 PM | Santoro

Beginner Ballet

For the dancer who has completed the absolute beginner course or returning dancer. Classes are taught at a slower tempo with repetition and short combinations.

DayTime | Instructor
Monday10:00-11:30 AM | Rodnon
Tuesday10:00-11:15 AM | Santoro
Wednesday10:00-11:30 AM | Thao
Thursday10:00-11:30 AM | Waltz
Friday9:30-10:45 AM | Santoro
Saturday11:30 AM-1:00 PM | Thao/Waltz
SundayNone

Advanced Beginner Ballet

This level is for ballet dancers who have had more than a year of consistent training. The class explores longer combinations and more complex technique.

DayTime | Instructor
Monday10:00-11:15 AM | Santoro
Wednesday7:00-8:30 PM | C. Rodriguez
Thursday10:00-11:30 AM | Whitehorne

Intermediate Ballet

For our most experienced ballet students who wish to advance their technique with more complex movements and combinations. Open to students with several years of experience.

DayTime | Instructor
Monday7:00-8:30 PM | Thao
Tuesday10:00-11:30 AM | Waltz
7:00-8:30 PM | Waltz
Wednesday10:00-11:30 AM | Waltz
Thursday7:00-8:30 PM | Waltz
Friday10:00-11:30 AM | Thao
Saturday10:00-11:30 AM | Thao/Waltz
Sunday10:00-11:30 AM | Whitehorne

Pointe

Beginner pointe is open for adults who are looking to explore the tradition of pointe work at a slow and methodic pace. Highly recommend that dancers take ballet technique classes consistently and prior to pointe class.

DayTime | Instructor
Monday
11:30 AM-12:30 PM | Gologorskaya
Tuesday11:30 AM-12:30 PM | Whitehorne
Wednesday11:30 AM-12:30 PM | Gologorskaya
Thursday11:30 AM-12:30 PM | Whitehorne
Friday11:30 AM-12:30 PM | Gologorskaya
Sunday11:30 AM-12:30 PM | Whitehorne

Hip Hop (open level)

Hip hop is a fusion based dance style open to all levels.

DayTime | Instructor
Monday12:30-1:30 PM | Rothenberg
1:30-2:30 PM | Rothenberg
Tuesday6:00-7:00 PM | Schizzano (10-12)
7:00-8:00 PM | Schizzano (13+)
Wednesday5:30-6:30 PM | Rickman
*Last Day is July 10
Friday1:30-2:30 PM | B. Marie
Saturday10:00-11:00 AM | Schizzano (10-12)
11:00 AM-12:00 PM | Schizzano (13+)

K-pop (open level)

K-pop is a fusion based dance style open to all levels.

DayTime | Instructor
Wednesday6:30-7:30 PM | Rickman

Line Dancing

Try out our new Line Dancing class that spans country line dancing through social dances you can expect at your next gathering!

DayTime | Instructor
Wednesdays5:30-6:30 PM | Rickman
*Begins July 17

Modern (open level)

Modern class begins with a warm up and progresses to combinations at center. 

DayTime | Instructor
Thursdays6:30-7:30 PM | B. Marie

Musical Theater, Jazz, Contemporary (open level)

Modern class begins with a warm up and progresses to combinations at center. 

DayGenreTime | Instructor
TuesdayContemporary1:30-2:30 PM | Schizzano
2:30-3:30 PM | Schizzano
WednesdayMusical Theater11:30 AM-12:30 PM | Rickman
ThursdayJazz2:30-3:30 PM | B. Marie

Pilates for Dance (open level)

Pilates for Dance is a mat-based Pilates class that focuses on the dancing body.

DayTime | Insructor
Monday9:00-10:00 AM | Wroclawski

Tap (all levels)

We offer tap classes from the absolute beginner to the intermediate level. Please inquire if you are unsure of your level. Email:  [email protected]

DayLevelTime | Instructor
MondayBeginner Tap2:30-3:30 PM | Rothenberg
Advanced Beginner Tap1:30-2:30 PM | Rothenberg
Intermediate Tap6:00-7:00 PM | Rothenberg
Absolute Beginner Tap4:00-5:00 PM | Rothenberg
5:00-6:00 PM | Rothenberg
WednesdayIntermediate Tap1:30-2:30 PM | Rickman

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Fall 2024 (September 1-December 29)

Ballet

Absolute Beginner Ballet

A safe and welcoming class for absolute beginners or those returning to ballet who wish to learn the fundamentals of ballet in a progressive syllabus designed for adult learners.

DayTime
Monday6:30-7:00 PM | Ortiz
Thursday6:00-7:00 PM | O. Rodriguez
Friday10:45 AM–12:00 PM | Santoro

Beginner Ballet

Class is designed for students with an understanding of ballet basics who wish to improve upon fluency in vocabulary, strength, and flexibility. Classes are taught at a slower tempo with repetition and progressive combinations from barre to center work.

DayTime
Monday10:00–11:15 AM | Rodnon (select Mondays only)
Tuesday10:00–11:15 PM | Santoro
Wednesday10:00–11:30 AM | Thao
Thursday10:00 AM–11:30 AM | Waltz
Friday9:30–10:45 AM | Santoro
Saturday11:30 AM–1:00 PM | Thao/Waltz

Advanced Beginner Ballet

Class is designed for students who wish to improve their stamina and speed, with more complex and longer exercises at barre and center.

DayTime
Monday10:00–11:15 AM | Santoro
Wednesday7:00–8:30 PM | C. Rodriguez
Thursday10:00–11:30 AM | Whitehorne

Intermediate Ballet

For the intermediate and advanced dancer who has achieved a high level of ballet technique. Exercises are developed with open interpretation for musicality and require a fluency in ballet terminology.

DayTime
Monday10:00-11:30 AM | Thao (Advanced/Pro)
4:30-6:30 PM | Gologorskaya
Tuesday10:00-11:30 AM | Waltz
6:00–8:00 PM | Waltz
Wednesday10:00–11:30 AM | Waltz
6:30-8:30 PM | Tosto
Thursday6:00–7:30 PM | Thao
Friday10:00–11:30 AM | Thao
Saturday10:00–11:30 AM | Thao/Waltz
Sunday10:00-11:30 AM | Whitehorne

Pointe

For the advanced beginner and intermediate dancer who wishes to progress their training from flat to pointe. Pointe work requires extreme focus, strength, coordination, and control of the whole dancer.

DayTime
Tuesday11:30 AM–12:15 PM | Whitehorne
Thursday11:30 AM–12:15 PM | Whitehorne
Sunday11:30 AM–12:15 PM | Whitehorne

Variations/Character

Dancers will learn repertoire from the classical ballet canon in Variations class. Character class will focus on waltz, mazurkas, polonaise, etc.

DayTime
Thursday7:30–8:30 PM | Thao (Variations)

Tap

Absolute Beginner Tap

A safe and welcoming class for absolute beginners or those returning to tap who wish to learn the fundamentals, vocabulary, and technique. Attention is given to both sound/musicality and movement

DayTime
Monday2:00–3:00 PM | Rothenberg

Beginner Tap

Class is designed for students with an understanding of tap basics who wish to improve upon fluency in technique, vocabulary, and musicality. Classes are taught at a slower tempo with repetition and short combinations.

DayTime
Monday5:15-6:00 PM | Rothenberg (Hybrid)

Advanced Beginner Tap

This level is for tap dancers who have had more than a year of consistent training. The class explores longer combinations and more complex sounds and movements

DayTime
Monday1:00–2:00 PM | Rothenberg

Intermediate Tap

For our most experienced tap students who wish to advance their technique with more complex movements and taps. Open to students with several years of experience.

DayTime
Monday6:00–7:00 PM | Rothenberg
Thursday2:00-3:00 PM | Rickman

Open Tap

Open Tap is available for any level tap dancer who wishes to continue their training and practice of technique. Teachers will adjust combinations to the level of students in each class. Open to all levels

DayTime
Monday7:00–8:00 PM | Rothenberg

Additional Dance Styles and Dance Fitness

Contemporary

Based in ballet and modern techniques, contemporary classes offer students an opportunity to further explore their artistry. Classes begin with a warm up at center followed by a choreographed combination. Open to all levels.

DayTime
Monday11:30 AM–12:30 PM | Benevento
Wednesday5:30-6:30 PM | Tosto (Hybrid)
Thursday7:00-8:00 PM | Rickman
Friday5:30-6:30 PM | B. Marie

Jazz

Jazz is an evolving dance term encompassing syncopated rhythms, percussive and individualistic movement rooted in African dance that has made its way through Vaudeville, Broadway, Tap, Modern, Ballet, Hip Hop and Pop forms. Classes begin with a warm up at center followed by a choreographed combination. Open to all levels.

DayTime
Tuesday11:30–12:30 PM | Benevento
Friday5:30–6:30 PM | Worclawski (Hybrid)
Saturday12:45-1:45 PM | Worclawski (Hybrid)

Hip Hop

Hip hop is fusion of various dance form deeply rooted in street dance and art with highly stylized choreography to hip hop music. Several styles exist and can encompass isolations, bouncing, rocking, breaking, and freestyling. Classes may start with a short warm up followed by extensive choreography based on level of students.  

DayTime
Monday12:00–1:00 PM | Rothenberg
Wednesday6:00-7:00 PM | Ordonez (Hybrid)

Pilates for Dance

Pilates for Dance targets core and abdominal strengthening and lengthening along with general flexibility and stretch. While not exclusive to dancers, this class focuses on muscle groups often utilized by dancers. Open to all levels.

DayTime
Wednesday9:00-10:00 AM | Wroclawski
Friday1:00-2:00 PM | Wroclawski

Kpop Dance

Kpop dance is a fusion of hip hop, jazz, funk and other dynamic dance styles choreographed to Korean Pop Music. The class is open to students 13+ and adults of all levels.

DayTime
Thursday6:00-7:00 PM | Rickman

Ballet Fitness

Ballet Fitness is a ballet-inspired, low impact and whole body group exercise class. Exercises are built around increasing flexibility, strengthening core, and toning legs and arms. The class is open to students 13+ and adults of all levels.

DayTime
Monday7:00-8:00 PM | O. Rodriguez
Thursday7:00-8:00 PM | O. Rodriguez

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