UPDATED JULY 2014: Find dance schools and gymnastics programs in Rockland County, NY, from Tappan, to Nyack, Haverstraw, and other Rockland County cities, teaching a range of styles for kids including ballet, Pointe, jazz, tap, and hip-hop.
ANNA DE LA PAZ CHILDREN'S & ADULT FLAMENCO CLASSES
Helen Hayes Studios, 142 Main St, Nyack
Express your passion, creativity, and imagination: take a Flamenco class! The dance classes are a fun and friendly way to experience the power of flamenco. Anna de la Paz has over 20 years experience teaching Flamenco and Spanish dance. Classes focus on not just the technique and choreography of Flamenco, but also its cultural significance, the importance of musicality. and the freedom of improvisation and creativity. Classes are taught at the Helen Hayes Studios in downtown Nyack. For more information, visit annadelapaz.com or call 845-596-5156.
COUPÉ THEATRE STUDIO
33 E. Route 59A, Nanuet
For more than 40 years, Coupé Theatre Studio has offered the finest training in all the performing arts. Weekly classes in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern dance, tap, theater dance, hip-hop, musical theater, acting, voice, and kinderdance are available, as well as programs just for boys and adults. Coupé’s current full-time teachers hold degrees in dance education, or have had extensive professional performing careers. Classes are carefully monitored for size, compatibility of students, and quality of teaching. Fall 2014 registration is now in progress.
69 Lake Road, Congers
Danceworks has been in the Clarkstown area for more than 33 years. The studio offers classes in creative dance, pre-ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, and hip-hop for ages 3 through teen. Danceworks specializes in children—encouraging a friendly and non-competitive atmosphere. Several children have gone on to study at the School of American Ballet in Manhattan. Our adult ballet workout (free babysitting) teaches you to work with your body, not against it. Beginners are welcome, and no special clothing is needed. Free trial classes are available to all.
TUMBLE - BEE GYMNASTICS AND FITNESS
401 Market St., Nanuet Mall South, Nanuet
Tumble-Bee Gymnastics, serving Rockland County for over 25 years, offers programs for boys and girls, ages 10 mos. to 12 years. Our preschool program offers exciting weekly lessons and theme weeks. We are the only gym in Rockland County licensed to teach the nationally recognized Fun & Fit Gymnastics after-school program for children entering Kindergarten through 6th grade. Our warm and well-trained staff will teach your children the skills that give them the confidence and self-esteem they need to achieve success in the future. Register early! Classes close out quickly.
61 Maple Ave., New City
For more than 30 years, we have been inspiring and motivating students to follow their dreams both in dance and in their lives. Instructors at Vicki's Studio are dedicated to their students and teaching technique, while creating fun and exciting choreography in our non-competitive studio. We offer beginner-advanced classes for boys and girls ages 2½- adult, including Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Modern, Creative Movement, Boys’ Hip-Hop, Gymnastics, Combination classes, and our NEW Musical Theatre classes. For experienced dancers, we also offer a competitive dance team (try-outs required).