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.
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
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: 10:00am to 11:30am
Kids: 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Argentine Tango Lessons
These classes are held in lower level Studio B
Total beginners Argentine
7 week course to cover the steps listed below under class details.
Starts on Tuesday March 19th and continue every Tuesday till April 30th.
7-8pm, IM Gallery Lower Level Studio B
Partner is not needed since we rotate in class.
Cost $17 per class - you pay as you go per class. Cash, check, or venmo.
You can also drop in at our free 1/2hr practice held from 9 - 9:30pm
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; Parada; Mordida (Sandwich); The Cross.
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.
If you have any questions, please contact Sandra at firstname.lastname@example.org
Weekly Intermediate/Advanced Argentine Tango lesson
8pm – 9pm
9:00pm – 9:30pm
Tribal Fusion Belly Dance
Taught by: Karin Hein of Kassar
Beginning Wednesday March 6th and then every Wednesday from 7:30-9pm in IM Gallery lower level Studio B
$15/class or $55/month, cash only
Classes are open level and will be tailored to fit the overall skill level of students in attendance on a week to week basis. Comfortable attire is suggested: yoga pants or something similar and a tight fighting shirt. We will be on the floor for part of the warm-up, please bring a yoga mat if you are not comfortable touching the studio floor.
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Karin directly at: email@example.com
New Ballroom Dance Classes
Starting on March 6, 2019 Taught by Lily Chou
8pm - 9pm Fee: $10
Beginner Viennese Waltz
9:00pm to 9:30pm Fee: $5
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 occur.
IM Gallery, 233 Raritan Avenue (rear), Highland Park, N.J. 09804.