Our dance program offers classes for ages 4+ and provides students with the opportunity to develop strength, coordination, and balance, while exploring the movement of various styles of dance. 

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Ballet 100 (ages 4-6)

30-minute class

An introduction to dance using creative movement. Students will learn ket basics in an exciting and engaging way. Through games and activities, children will develop spatial awareness, balance, rhythm, and coordination. No previous experience necessary.

Ballet 101 (ages 6-10)

30-minute class

This class will introduce basic ballet technique while developing posture, musicality, coordination, and creative expression through movement. 

Beginning Ballet & Tap (ages 6-8)

1-hour class 

This class will cover basic ballet and tap positions. The focus will be centered on developing proper body posture and alignment while learning a sense of musical awareness and movement. 

Intermediate Ballet (ages 9+)

1-hour class 

In this class, students will practice 2 or 3 days a week (your choice) and explore ballet at a higher level. 

Intermediate Tap (ages 9+)

30-minute class 

Students will continue to learn and heighten their technique in the art of tap dancing. Previous dance experience is required.

Intermediate Jazz (ages 9+)

30-minute class

Jazz is a rhythmic and upbeat style of dance that focuses on isolations of the body, proper alignment, leaps, kicks, and turns. Previous dance experience is required.

Adult Ballet (ages18+)

1-hour class

Adults will be provided with a fun and exciting exercise class based on ballet. The focus will be on building core strength, balance, and movement that can be altered or low impact exercise.

The Ashland YMCA ™ 
207 Miller Street,
Ashland, OH 44805
(419) 289-0626

Facility Hours:

Mon.-Thu.: 5:15 a.m.-9 p.m.
Fri.: 5:15 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sat.: 7 a.m.-5 p.m. 
Sun.: Noon-5 p.m. Oct - March                                                                                                                                                                                
Child Watch Hours:
*subject to change*
Mon.: 8:30-11 a.m. & 5-7:30 p.m.
Tues.: 8:30-11 a.m. & 5-7:30 p.m.
Wed.: 8:30-11 a.m. & 5-7:30 p.m.
Thu.: 8:30-11 a.m. 
Fri.: 8:30-11 a.m.    & 5-7 p.m.
Sat.: 8:30-10:00 a.m.
Members: FREE
Non-Members: $3

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