DANCE CLASSES (Winter 2015)

Dance Classes are open to all UCI students and ARC Members.
All class fees must be paid prior to the first class meeting. Fall Classes do NOT meet over the Thanksgiving Holiday (Wed 11/25 after 8pm - Sun 11/30)
Argentine Tango Dates:  1/6 - 3/10 $40    Instructor:   James Eisman Registration starts 12/1
 
Tuesday 9:30pm - 10:20pm Physical Forum
  Learn to dance Argentine Tango, one of the most complex and challenging partner dances. The instructor will guide you through the basics of tango; the posture, embrace, walk, ochos, and molinetes. Returning and experienced dancers will find themselves challenged as they refine their technique while learning increasingly complex figures.
 
Ballroom Dance Dates:  1/7 - 3/11 $40    Instructor:   James Eisman Registration starts 12/1
 
Wednesday 8:00pm - 8:50pm Physical Forum
  Learn to dance in any social situation in Ballroom Dance. The instructor will teach you to distinguish and dance to a variety of tempos and rhythms. You will develop a dance repertoire that includes Fox Trot, Waltz, and Tango.
 
Belly Dance Dates:  1/7 - 3/11 $40    Instructor:   Lauren Manzano Registration starts 12/1
 
Wednesday 7:30pm - 8:20pm Training Zone
  Learn the basic moves and rhythms of this Middle Eastern dance style, while you tone those abdominal muscles. Our staff of exotic instructors will lead you through various dance patterns as you become more proficient in this ancient art.
 
Hip Hop Dates:  1/5 - 3/9 $32    Instructor:   Michelle Mar Registration starts 12/1
 
Monday 8:00pm - 8:50pm Training Zone
  Learn this popular style of dance. Workout to popular hip hop hits. Join our energetic instructors as they teach you some new moves.
 
Hip Hop Dates:  1/8 - 3/12 $40    Instructor:   Care’n Chato Registration starts 12/1
 
Thursday 7:30pm - 8:20pm Physical Forum
  Learn this popular style of dance. Workout to popular hip hop hits. Join our energetic instructors as they teach you some new moves.
 
House Dates:  1/8 - 3/12 $40    Instructor:   Michael Tran Registration starts 12/1
 
Thursday 9:00pm - 9:50pm Training Zone
  House Dance - Do you want to feel free in a house club? Do you want more than 'Shuffling'? Then this class is for you. House is one of the street dance styles which gained great popularity in the East Coast, including New York. This will be a unique opportunity to learn how to House! Don’t miss it!
 
Jazz Dance Beg Dates:  1/11 - 3/15 $32    Instructor:   Care’n Chato Registration starts 12/1
 
Sunday 6:00pm - 7:20pm Physical Forum
  Jazz dance as an exciting fusion of many dance styles that is set to popular music, including jazz, show-tunes, and even contemporary hip-hop and R&B. It is loved for its high energy, fun, unique movements, fancy footwork, big leaps, and quick turns! Beginning Jazz students will learn fundamental steps, and gain strength and flexibility through exercises and basic (yet fun!) choreography.
 
Lyrical Dance Dates:  1/11 - 3/15 $32    Instructor:   Care’n Chato Registration starts 12/1
 
Sunday 7:30pm - 8:50pm Physical Forum
  Lyrical dance: combining elements of ballet, modern, and jazz technique with a focus on expression and emotional connection between music and movement.
 
Salsa Dates:  1/6 - 3/10 $40    Instructor:   James Eisman Registration starts 12/1
 
Tuesday 8:30pm - 9:20pm Physical Forum
  Salsa is a popular, highly energetic club dance. You will learn the fundamentals, including breaking on the one, turning, cross-body leads and shine. The instructor will teach you to dance to the basic rhythm of salsa with style and fancy footwork.