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UPDATED January 2019: Nassau and Suffolk counties offer a wide range of dance instruction from the most basic mommy-and-me classes and creative movement for preschoolers up through more advanced levels of training for kids up to the age of 18, so why not consider enrolling your child in an after-school dance program? After all, dance classes are more than just great physical exercise; participating in dance has been shown to be effective in raising children’s self-esteem and self-confidence, and even builds children’s concentration ability and listening, self-esteem and social skills. These dance studios on Long Island offer a wide variety of dance classes and dance techniques, including classical ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip-hop, contemporary, and pointe. Some dance studios offer performance opportunities while others focus solely on mastering the proper techniques. These Long Island after-school dance classes are located throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, including dance studios in Commack, Huntington, Northport, St. James, and beyond.
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190 Landford Drive , Elmont
At Bailey-Woods kids will explore their interests, learn social skills, and have fun! We offer Drama, Dance, Culinary Arts, Academics, Introductory Volleyball, Woodworking, and lots of free play! Private and group tutoring available all year. For more information call 917-283-8727.
The school follows the American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum and is divided by levels of study based upon proficiency. Study of Ballet, Conditioning, and Character Dance begins at age 4½. In addition to Ballet; Pointe, Modern, and Classical Variations are offered for ages 11 and older. The curriculum provides a safe, nurturing environment in which to master this challenging, beautiful art form. Students are encouraged to audition for productions produced by LI Ballet Theatre which is also in residence at Huntington Center.
HUNTINGTON BALLET ACADEMY AT HUNTINGTON CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS
310 New York Ave. , Huntington
The school follows the American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum and is divided by levels of study based upon proficiency. Study of Ballet, Conditioning, and Character Dance begins at age 4½. In addition to Ballet, Pointe, Modern, and Classical Variations are offered for ages 11 and older. The curriculum provides a safe, nurturing environment in which to master this challenging, beautiful art form. Students are encouraged to audition for productions produced by LI Ballet Theatre which is also in residence at Huntington Center.
JOFFREY BALLET SCHOOL
434 Sixth Ave., 5th Floor, New York
The Joffrey Ballet School offers classes in Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Jazz and Contemporary Ballet, and more. We specialize in dancers ranging in age from 2-18. We also offer superb adult evening dance fitness classes. The Musical Theater classes for kids are instructed by actual Broadway stars. Come and experience our more than 60 years of excellence in dance training. You will love the way we care for your child's dance training. Come and grow with us.
Our school serves as a training ground for promising young dancers and offers the opportunity to learn classical ballet in the tradition of George Balanchine. Students are guided from first steps to advanced technique. The Early Childhood Program instills creativity, discipline, and a love for ballet for our students ages 4-6. Students explore the characters and music of various classical ballets, are introduced to classical ballet steps, create their own movements, and practice in costume. The school is a non-competition, non-recital school, focusing on proper classical ballet technique.
Posey School offers dance classes for infants-adults, a preschool program, and Fine Art classes. We offer classes during convenient days and times. Posey preschool runs every day from 9am-12pm with certified teachers and a lunch option after from 12-1pm. Dance classes include: Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary-Modern, Jazz, Tap, Choreography, Character Dance, Mommy and Me, and Creative Movement. Based on nationally recognized criteria, our unique programs emphasize the artistic and cultural benefits of applying oneself in the arts. These benefits include acquiring and maintaining basic physical skills, and cognitive development in problem solving.
TJE DANCE FORCE
556 North Country Road, St. James
310 Main St.
Come experience the finest, most talented, creative, award-winning staff that will motivate your child to do the best they can! The benefits your children will receive while dancing at TJE are the qualities every child needs to succeed: focus, concentration, self-confidence, and self-esteem, plus they’ll make a ton of new friends and will be having fun while learning the many forms of dance. The best part of TJE is the wonderful families that have been with us over the years, many still with us since opening in 1993! Celebrating 25 years!