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Performing Arts • Adults

Unless otherwise noted, online registration closes 3 business days prior to the start date. After this time, please call the Welcome Desk at 914-366-7898 to register. Many of our programs can be pro-rated after they begin as long as space is available.

Registration for Summer 2020 programs opens on 3/11 for Members and 3/13 for Non-members. (Scroll down for Summer Program Listing.)

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Spring 2020

 

Israeli Dance with Leng

Ages 18 and up
Share a passion for Israeli music and dance. Israeli dancing is wonderful for your mind, body and spirit as well as a great exercise. Make friends, socialize, have a great time, and enjoy light refreshments. Prior experience not required. Leng Tan is passionate about her love of Israeli folk dance and is known for being a patient instructor. She has been teaching for over 25 years and offers classes in the tri-state area.

7 Wednesdays per session
Beginners 7:00 PM -7:45 PM (and beginners are welcome to stay later) / Youth Lounge
Intermediate / Open Session 7:45 PM- 9:30 PM / Mind Body Studio

Session 1: September 11 – October 30. No class October 9.
Session 2: November 6 – January 8. No class November 27, December 25, or January 1.
Session 3: January 15 – February 26.

Purchase a session and save!  Each session: Members $72; Non-members $90.
Drop in fee per class: Members $12; Non-members $15 each session.

8 Wednesdays per session
Session 4:  March 4 – April 29.  No class on April 8
Session 5:  May 6 – June 24

Purchase a session and save!  Each session: Members $84; Non-members $105.
Drop in fee per class: Members $12; Non-members $15 each session.

 

Aerial Hammock with Westchester Circus Arts: Mixed Level Class

Ages 18 – Adult
This aerial arts skill uses a silk whose ends have been tied together to form a loop in which students use the fabric to wrap, suspend, drop, swing and spiral their bodies into and out of various positions in the air. Similar to aerial yoga but with more focus on choreography and circus-inspired movement.

Session 1
7 Mondays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
September 9 – November 4
No class on September 30, October 14
Members: $225; Non-members: $250 Gymnasium

Session 2
6 Mondays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
November 18 – January 6
No class on December 23, December 30
Members: $195 ; Non-members: $215 Gymnasium

Session 3
6 Mondays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
January 27 – March 9
No class on February 17
Members: $195; Non-members: $215 Gymnasium

Session 4
6 Mondays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
March 23 – May 11
No class on April 6, April 13
Members: $195; Non-members: $215 Gymnasium

 

Aerial Silks with Westchester Circus Arts: Mixed Level

Ages 18 – Adult
Aerial silks is a circus-inspired workout using a suspended fabric. Aerial silks will have you twisting, turning, inverting, and climbing your way to a stronger, more limber you.

Session 1
7 Mondays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
September 9 – November 4
No class on September 30, October 14
Members: $225; Non-members: $250 Gymnasium

Session 2
6 Mondays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
November 18 – January 6
No class on December 23, December 30
Members: $195 ; Non-members: $215 Gymnasium

8 Wednesdays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
November 6 – January 15
No class on November 27, December 25, January 1
Members: $255; Non-members: $290 Gymnasium

6 Sundays, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
November 24 – January 19
No class on December 1, December 22, December 29
Members: $195 ; Non-members: $215 Gymnasium

Session 3
6 Mondays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
January 27 – March 9
No class on February 17
Members: $195; Non-members: $215 Gymnasium

6 Wednesdays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
January 29 – March 11
No class on February 19
Members: $195; Non-members: $215 Gymnasium

7 Sundays, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
February 2 – March 29
No class on February 16, February 23
Members: $225; Non-members: $250 Gymnasium

Session 4
6 Mondays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
March 23 – May 11
No class on April 6, April 13
Members: $195; Non-members: $215 / Gymnasium

6 Wednesdays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
March 25 – May 6
Members: $195; Non-members: $215 / Gymnasium
No class on April 8

7 Sundays, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
April 19 – June 7
No class on May 24
Members: $225; Non-members: $250 / Gymnasium

 

Hula Hooping

Ages 13 – Adult
Hula Hooping is a circus act that combines dance and acrobatics with hula hoops. Students will learn on-body and off-body sequences, manipulations, transitions, and choreography.

Hula-hooping students have the option of participating in the Circus Arts, Spring Student Showcase scheduled for June 14, 2020.  Additional fees apply.  Please contact Mike Pearson, JCC Director of Sports & Recreation, for additional information: mpearson@shamesjcc.org

Session 1
7 Mondays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
September 9 – November 4
No class on September 30, October 14
Members: $195; Non-members: $225 / Gymnasium

Session 2
6 Mondays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
November 18 – January 6
No class on December 23, December 30
Members: $170 ; Non-members: $195 / Gymnasium

Session 3
8 Mondays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM—CLOSED
January 27 – March 23
No class on February 17
Members: $225; Non-members: $255 / Gymnasium

Session 4
8 Mondays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
March 30 – June 8
No class on April 6, April 13, May 25
Members: $225; Non-members: $255 / Gymnasium

 

Juggling: Mixed Level

Ages 13 – Adult
Juggling is the art of keeping more objects in the air than you have hands.  In this class you will learn one, two and three ball juggling using our unique way of teaching this skill. Students will learn the basics of ball, scarf and club juggling. Juggling is terrific for brain development and  hand-eye coordination.

Every artist in the circus learns how to juggle as their first skill. Students will also learn how to juggle in partnership with other jugglers.

Juggling students have the option of participating in the Circus Arts, Spring Student Showcase scheduled for June 14, 2020. Additional fees apply.  Please contact Mike Pearson, Director of Sports & Recreation, for additional information: mpearson@shamesjcc.org

Session 1
7 Wednesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
September 11 – October 30
No class on October 9
Members: $195; Non-members: $225 / Gymnasium

Session 2
8 Wednesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
November 6 – January 15
No class on November 27, December 25, January 1
Members: $225; Non-members: $255 / Gymnasium

Session 3
9 Wednesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM—CLOSED
January 29 – April 1
No class on February 19
Members: $250; Non-members: $290 / Gymnasium

Session 4
9 Wednesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
April 15 – June 10
Members: $250; Non-members: $290 / Gymnasium

 

Lyra and Trapeze with Westchester Circus Arts: Mixed Level

Ages 18 – Adult
Aerial Hoop (Lyra) & Static Trapeze is a circus-inspired work-out that uses bar apparatuses for a fun, total body work-out. Build core, upper body, and flexibility through fun and challenging aerial skill sequences and choreography.

Session 1
8 Sundays, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
September 15 – November 17
No class on September 29, October 13
Members: $255; Non-members: $290 Gymnasium

Session 2
9 Sundays, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
November 24 – January 19
Members: $290; Non-members: $325 Gymnasium

Session 3
7 Sundays, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
February 2 – March 29
No class on February 16, February 23
Members: $225; Non-members: $250 Gymnasium

Session 4
7 Sundays, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
April 19 – June 7
No class on May 24
Members: $225; Non-members: $250 Gymnasium

 

Summer 2020

 

Aerial Silks with Westchester Circus Arts

Ages 18 and up

July 6  – August 24
8 Mondays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Beginner Level Class )
8 Mondays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Mixed Level Class)

July 8 – August 26
8 Wednesdays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Mixed Level Class)

Members: $290; Non-members: $345 / Gymnasium

“Aerial Silks – The Art of Defying Gravity” is brought to the Shames JCC by Westchester Circus Arts.  Our aerial arts curriculum covers a wide range of aerial apparatus including aerial silks, lyra, static trapeze, hammocks, ropes, and more.  This program builds versatile aerialists with solid technique, safety awareness and choreographic skills.

 

Lyra & Trapeze with Westchester Circus Arts (Mixed Level Class)

Ages 18 and up

July 8 – August 26
8 Wednesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Members: $290; Non-members: $345 / Gymnasium

Aerial Hoop (Lyra) & Static Trapeze is a circus inspired work out that uses bar apparatuses for a fun, total body workout.  Build core, upper body, and flexibility through fun and challenging aerial skill sequences and choreography.

 

Israeli Dance with Leng

Age 18 and up

7 Wednesdays, July 1 – August 12

Beginners 7:00 PM -7:45 PM (and beginners are welcome to stay later) / Youth Lounge
Open session 7:45 PM- 9:30 PM / Main Studio
Advance registration not required but appreciated.
Members $12; Non-members $15 each session

Purchase full summer season of 7 Wednesdays in advance and save!  Members $72; Non-Members $90.

Share a passion for Israeli music and dance.  Israeli dancing is wonderful for your mind, body and spirit as well as a great exercise. Make friends, socialize, have a great time, and enjoy light refreshments. Prior experience not required.  Leng Tan is passionate about her love of Israeli folk dance and is known for being a patient instructor. She has been teaching for over 25 years and offers classes in the tri state area.

Mike Pearson

Director of Sports & Recreation

(914) 366-7898 x1142

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