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Introduction to Israeli Dancing with Shmulik Gov-Ari

Ages 16-Adult
9 Thursdays, 7:30 PM- 8:20 PM
September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8
Members: $180; Non-members: $225

6 Thursdays, 7:30 PM- 8:20 PM
December 6, 20, January 3, 10, 17, 24
Members: $120; Non-members: $150
Mind Body Studio

Try Israeli dancing and gain more than just new moves.  Be part of an amazing dance community, learn about your tradition through dance, make new friends, and exercise your body.

 

Israeli Folk Dancing Drop In with Shmulik Gov-Ari

Ages 16-Adult
15 Thursdays, 8:20 PM- 9:50 PM

September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, December 6, 20, January 3, 10, 17, 24
Members: $12; Non-members: $15 per session
Mind Body Studio
Fees are per person, per drop-in.

Join us for Israeli folk dancing with much beloved Shmulik Gov-Ari! Warm your body and soul. Walk-ins welcome; advance registration appreciated.

 

Aerial Arts with Westchester Circus Arts

Ages 13 – 18
8 Sundays, 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (Mixed level class)
September 16, 23, 30, October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11
Members: $250; Non-members: $290

7 Sundays, 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (Mixed level class)
November 18, 25, December 2, 16, January 6, 13, 27
Members: $220; Non-members: $250

12 Mondays, 6:00 PM – 7: 00 PM (Mixed level class)
September 17, October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 10 17, January 7, 14
Members: $375; Non-members: $435

12 Mondays, 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM (Intermediate/Advanced level class)
September 17, October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 10 17, January 7, 14
Members: $375; Non-members: $435

15 Wednesdays, 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM (Beginner/Intermediate level class)
September 12, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14, 28, December 5, 12, 19, January 2, 9, 16
Members: $465; Non-members: $540

15 Wednesdays, 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM (Advanced level class)
September 12, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14, 28, December 5, 12, 19, January 2, 9, 16
Members: $465; Non-members: $540
Gymnasium

“Aerial Arts – 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 skill.

 

Acrobatics with Westchester Circus Arts

Ages 13-18
12 Mondays, 5:00 PM- 6:00 PM (Mixed level class)

Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Nov. 19, Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10, Dec. 17, Jan. 7, Jan. 14
Members: $310; Non-members: $370
Gymnasium

“Acrobatics – The Art of Tumbling” is brought to the Shames JCC by Westchester Circus Arts.  Similar to gymnastics, but non-competitive and artistically focused, acrobatics includes handstands, acro-balancing, tumbling, trampoline, human pyramids, and hand-to-hand partnering.

 

Tight Wire with Westchester Circus Arts– CLOSED

Ages 8-18 (Mixed level class)
12 Mondays, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

September 17, October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17, January 7, 14
Members: $310; Non-members: $370

“Tight Wire” is brought to the Shames JCC by Westchester Circus Art. Safely learn the traditional art of wire-walking on our 2.5 foot high tight wire. Students build focus, balance, strength and creative movement. Students progress through skills including walking, kneeling, sitting, dancing and turns.

 

Contortion with Westchester Circus Arts

Ages 8-18 (Mixed level class)
15 Wednesdays, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM

September 12, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14, 28, December 5, 12, 19, January 2, 9, 16
Members: $390; Non-members: $465

“Contortion” is brought to the Shames JCC by Westchester Circus Arts. An accelerated course focused on extended students’ flexibility and stamina to hold through poses and multiple movements with fluidity. It is highly recommended that contortion students also enroll in acrobatics. It is complementary training that will accelerate the student’s success.

 

Act Creation with Westchester Circus Arts

Ages 13-18 (Advanced level class)
8 Sundays, 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM
September 16, 23, 30, October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11
Members: $210; Non-members: $250

7 Sundays, 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM
November 18, 25, December 2, 16, January 6, 13, 27
Members: $180; Non-members: $220
Gymnasium

Circus is a performing art! Advanced students with a solid skill foundation are invited to workshop their own acts. Acts may include solo work, duo work, or group work in student’s discipline of choice. Workshop elements include sequencing, choreography, musicality, dynamics, transitions, story-line, and style. Must be an advanced level student enrolled in at least one other circus arts class.

Lauren Bergida-Morrison

Chief Program Officer

(914) 366-7898 x1104

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