Dance

Learn to Dance in a Fun, Supportive Environment.  We Offer Classes For All Ages and Levels!

Our dance instructors keep the learning experience fun, educational and rewarding for students of all ages, abilities and styles. Whether it’s your first time on stage or your 1,000th. OCMD nurtures, inspires and empowers our students to use dance as a stepping stone to achieve success in all aspects of life. Dance is a performing art form consisting of purposefully selected sequences of human movement in time. This movement has aesthetic and symbolic value. The benefits of dance include increased aerobic fitness, muscle tone and strength, reduced risk of osteoporosis, coordination, agility, flexibility and mental functioning. Private Dance lessons are also offered in 30, 45 and 60 minute lessons according to the age and performance level of the student.

Ballet

Ballet is a type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia.

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Chinese Folk Dance

Chinese Folk dance refers to the popular dance styles passed down among the majority Han ethnicity, like the Yang Ge, ribbon, and handkerchief dances.

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Dance Conditioning

Physical conditioning is a benefit for everyone but is especially helpful for dancers and musicians.

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Hip-Hop Dance

Hip-Hop Dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture.

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Jazz and Contemporary Dance

Jazz dance is the dance technique and style that emerged in America in the early twentieth century which include Charleston, Lindy Hop and Swing. Jazz dances emphasize polyrhythm and improvisation.

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Mexican Folk Dance (Folklórico)

Folk dance of Mexico, commonly known as Ballet Folklórico, collectively describes traditional Mexican dances.

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Traditional Indian Dance (Bharatanatyam)

Dance in India comprises numerous styles of dances, generally classified as classical, folk or contemporary. Indian folk dances are numerous in number and style and vary according to the local tradition of the respective state, ethnic or geographic regions.

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