Modern Dance Class

39TH AVENUE DANCE AND FITNESS IS OFFERING A MODERN DANCE CLASS FOR BEGINNERS. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS MODERN DANCE CLASS:

This course will introduce students to modern dance based on the Horton technique, building basic vocabulary, strength, and alignment to prepare for beginner level modern.
Introduction classes are $20.

Attire: Comfortable wear that is form fitting

Example: leotards, tights, leggings, dance shorts, tank tops

Students may wear warm ups (sweat pants, sweater) to warm up when the weather is cooler


Target Skills:
 (All fundamentals will be covered & order subject to readjustment based on student progress)

  • Introductions, Learn simple Horton warm-up, Flat back
  • Laterals
  • Release swing
  • Leg swings
  • Coccyx balance
  • Begin learning Fortification 1
  • Primitive squat
  • Stag
  • Lateral T
  • Intro to jumps across the floor

Hip Hop and House Dance Class

39TH AVENUE DANCE AND FITNESS IS OFFERING A HIP HOP AND HOUSE DANCE CLASS FOR BEGINNERS. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS HIP HOP DANCE CLASS:

This course will bring students to a beginner Hip Hop and House level, where they can recognize and execute terminology, and the proper technique.
Introduction classes are $20.

Attire: Comfortable street clothes loose fitting or form fitting

Example: T-shirts, sweat pants, leggings, harem pants, tank tops, and sports bra

Feel free to wear sweatshirts when it gets colder. NO JEANS

Target Skills: (All fundamentals will be covered & order subject to readjustment based on student progress)

  • Introduction to the four elements of Hip Hop
  • Introduction to House basic grove the jack
  • Putting footwork together jack and the skate
  • Combinations
  • Adding in more footwork Shuffle and Dodge
  • The Gallop and Gallop shuffle cross more footwork
  • Toprock