Dance Lessons and Workshops
Listed below are
upcoming dance lessons and workshops just for you.
Also check the Dance Social Schedule page for workshops just before the dance socials.
See you soon.
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Dance classes and workshops
are held at:
IM Gallery, 233 Raritan Avenue, (side entrance)
Highland Park, N.J. 08904
(Located between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, behind Somewhere In Time)
GPS may bring you 1/4 block too far south.
Please Note: There is no on-premise parking, and vehicles should not use the driveway. It is a designated fire lane and it must remain clear at all times, or you could be issued a ticket. If you need to bring or pick up something or someone to or from the Gallery, we do have a back entrance you can bring your vehicle to. Please contact us if you need more information about it.
There is plenty of street parking. For directions, parking area map, and photos, click here: IM Gallery
Gallery is a smoke-free property.
Outside food is not permitted to be brought into or consumed in the studio during classes. Small snacks and drinks are ok Please take your trash out with you.
For a listing of instructors currently associated with the studio, click here: Instructors
CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
Please contact the instructor directly prior to attending class. There may be changes that are not noted on this website.
Capoeira Classes for
adults and kids
What is Capoeira? Hailing from Brazil, Capoeira is a holistic art form which unifies elements such as music, interaction, and movement into a fun and deeply productive group activity. This class is intended for people of all experience and fitness levels.
Kids: 5pm to 6pm
Adults: 6:30pm to 8pm
Adults: 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Adults: 10:00am to 11:30am
Kids: 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Mondays, 10am - 11am
Zumba is a dance fitness program designed to make exercise fun. There are no over-complicated moves and the best part is that the rhythm of the music makes you forget that you are even exercising. You don't have to know how to dance, just follow the lead of the instructor.
Class fee: $12 to drop in, $100 for a 10-class card
No registration necessary
For more information please contact Renee George directly
Argentine Tango Lessons
These classes are held in lower level Studio B
Total beginners Argentine
Start Tuesday November 12th with Juan Alessandrini
Partner is not needed since we rotate in class.
6 week course to cover the steps listed below under class details.
The course will start on November 12th and will continue every Tuesday till December 17th.
Once we have finished the steps listed you will be able to mix and match the steps giving you the ability to improvise and dance with anyone.
Every class will begin with an exercise to help your walk, posture, weight change and embrace.
We will cover the basic steps needed to dance tango with anyone and at any milonga (dance social).
The steps include but are not limited to:
- The baldosa (the box) and how to rotate the box
- Ochos (forward and back ochos)
- Rock steps
- Giro / Molinete and how to open it up
- Mordida (Sandwich)
- The cross
The class will be held at:
IM Gallery (233 Raritan Ave., lower level studio, Highland Park, NJ)
Time: 7 - 8pm class
You can drop in at our free 1/2hr practice held from 9 - 9:30pm
Cost $17 per class
- you pay as you go per class cash, check, venmo or zelle
Tango or ballroom shoes are not necessary. However do not use sneakers your knees will thank you. The best shoes are those with leather, suede or any non rubber soles which allow you to pivot without forcing yourself.
Thank you and if you have any additional questions do not hesitate to contact me at Sgilburt@yahoo.com
Weekly Intermediate/Advanced Argentine Tango lesson
8pm – 9pm
9:00pm – 9:30pm
CLASSICAL AND ETHNIC CHINESE DANCE CLASSES
WELCOME BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE LEVEL DANCE ENTHUSIASTS
Wednesday evenings, from 8pm to 9:30pm
Lower Level Studio B
For more information, please contact:
Leslie at 732-501-2293
课程内容: 身体柔韧性, 气质身姿训练, 舞蹈基础, 集体舞蹈
Ballroom Dance Classes
Taught by Lily Chou
Starting October 2, 2019
West Coast Swing
8pm - 9pm Fee: $10
9:00pm to 9:30pm Fee: $5
Pre-registration is required. Please contact Lily at:
Location: IM Gallery
233 Raritan Ave, Highland Park
Dance and exercise, like any physical
activity, may involve risk of injury, and your participation assumes that you
are in good health and you take responsibility for any risk of injury that may
IM Gallery, 233 Raritan Avenue (rear), Highland Park, N.J. 09804.