Dance Lessons



Drop in to experience this American folk dance. Instruction is offered at various experience levels. Tap shoes are not required. The prerequisite for this program is the Beginner-1 class that was offered in September.

February 6 - May 15, 2018
12:30 - 1:45 pm           Beginner Plus / Intermediate
1:45 - 3:30 pm             Intermediate / Advanced
$2.00 members            $3.00 non-members
Led by ParkSide Centre member Betty Sutton

New Beginners Class
February 7 - May 16, 2018
1:00 - 2:30 pm (tap shoes not required to start)
$2.00 members            $3.00 non-members
Led by ParkSide Centre member Betty Sutton

Bellydancing for Beginners                                                 

Join Murielle Jacques as she teaches you this fun choreographed group dance set to Middle Eastern music. In this class you will learn the history and traditions of belly dance. You will also receive handouts as needed. You will be taught several moves along with the correct posture to prevent injuries and perform the moves. The moves to be learned include basic Egyptian, coup-de-hanche, shimmi, shassé, vibration, figure 8, washing machine, etc. This class is ideal for those who want to experience dancing in a group, or simply to learn something new.

January 18 - March 22, 2018
Beginner 2       10:00 - 11:00 am
$5.00 members            $7.00 non-members

Note:   Minimum of 8 people required.

Line Dancing

If you have always liked to dance, or wanted to learn how, this class may be for you. The music will be familiar to most and the footwork patterns are introduced slowly with plenty of practice time allowed. It is a good way to get a little exercise while improving your memory, balance, coordination and overall strength.

February 5 - May 14, 2018 (No class February 19, 2018)
Beginner Plus and Intermediate 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Advanced 1:45 - 3:00 pm
$2.00 Members           $3.00 Non-members
Led by ParkSide Centre member Betty Sutton

Line Dancing 2 The Beat With Colette & Pete

A line dance is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows, all facing either each other or in the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time. Collette Proulx and Pierette “Pete” Vincent-Schroeder have a passion for this form of dance and will be teaching it at the Parkside Centre.

January 11 - March 29, 2018
1:30 - 3:00 pm
$7.00 (per class)
Led by Collette Proulx

Ballroom Line Dancing

In this class, instructor Jan Fregonese will teach you the basic fundamentals of a variety of Ballroom Dances, without the concern about leading or following your partner. She will lead you through a collection of choreographed ballroom steps performed in a line formation. The various movements involve a variety of walking, swiveling or turning movements done to the music of many Latin dances such as the Cha Cha, Mambo, Samba, Rumba, and the Merengue.

January 5 - March 30, 2018

1:30 - 3:30 pm