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Participating in dance helps kids become more physically active, build strength, and improve flexibility, speed, balance, coordination and discipline. Y Dance programs offer instructors with years of experience and passion for helping youth.

Arts Registration: Registration for all classes begins the 15th day of the month for Y Community and the 22nd for all others for the next month’s programs. Private lessons available upon request.

Fees For Programs: YRate $35 / All Others $70 per month


Pre-Ballet Ages 3-5 (Bradenton Branch)
Ballet etiquette and basics such as classical ballet terminology, positions, and movements are introduced in a structured yet fun environment. Basic coordination and gross motor skills are improved while exploring tempo, level, and shape while using props and innovative activities.
HELD: BB- Thurs | 5:30-6:15PM & Fri | 10:30-11:15AM

Ballet I Ages 5-7 (Bradenton Branch)
This class focuses on posture, body alignment and placement; as they play a key role in laying the foundation of classical technique. Specific steps and combinations to various rhythms help the dancer to develop a strong sense of musicality. These exercises also help the dancer to develop the memorization skills needed to master choreography.
HELD: Mon | 5:30-6:30PM

Ballet/Tap Ages 5-7 (Bradenton Branch)
Students will learn fundamentals of ballet terminology, positions, and steps to classical music. In the second half of class they will learn basic tap steps & combinations.
HELD: Mon | 6:30-7:30PM

Ballet II Ages 8-12 (Bradenton Branch)
This class focuses on posture, body alignment and placement; as they play a key role in laying the foundation of classical technique. Specific steps and combinations to various rhythms help the dancer to develop a strong sense of musicality. These exercises also help the dancer to develop the memorization skills needed to master choreography.
HELD: Thurs | 6:15-7:15PM

To Register for a program, visit the Welcome Desk or click here for programs that are available for online registration.