F 21 Adult Intermediate Tap | Wednesdays | 7:15-8:15|
Starts September 15th- January 30th
Instructor: Kellsie Steele, WSPA Dance Faculty
Adult tap welcomes tappers of all levels to revisit their training as children to learn new skills. Warm ups, across the floor and rhythmic combinations that will challenge and stimulate the body and mind.
Kellsie Steele has studied dance for 24 years, performing nationally in jazz, modern, ballet, pointe, tap, lyrical, and hip hop from the age of 3. She was honorary captain of the varsity cheer-leading team at Eastside Catholic High School and was captain of both her Dance and Cheerleading team at Saint Mary's College of California. She trained under the direction of Lori Buffalo and Rachel Jackson of the San Francisco 49ers as well as nationally accredited choreographers Greg Russell, Andrew Vacca, and Jeannine Sabo to name just a few. Kellsie has performed nationally at NCAA basketball tournaments, and as a member of the San Francisco 49ers Goldrush professional cheerleading and dance team has had the opportunity to perform in places such as China and Japan. Kellsie holds a Bachelors degree in Communications and has taught at multiple dance academies in both San Francisco and Seattle. Kellsie joined the Cornish Dance staff in 2014. We welcome her to West Seattle Performing Arts first term.
Attire: Comfortable clothing, tap shoes and ready to have some fun!
I love this class for 70, 80, 90 year olds! IF they can zoom they can join in!
F 21 | Chair Conditioning for Seniors and Injury Prevention | Wednesdays and Fridays |10:15- 11:15 |
Free outreach class for Senior Community VENMO: @WSPA-1 ( 2143)
Instructor: Christine Juarez: WSPA Director
Description: Ready to start something for your body in a safe and friendly environment. Exercise for Beginners and those who want an entry level conditioning experience. Range of Motion, core strengthening, stretching the use of chairs, stretchy bands, barres all taught with modifications for those coming in with injuries or pain. Our goal is to improve you life not mold your body. We want you to feel better when you leave this class and want to come back for more.
Christine Juarez is the director of WSPA and has had a dream to have a space that is private and safe for those who have never or who have gotten away from integrating range of motion and gentle stretching into their lives. Lights low, music, and starting on chairs with clear direction. The goal for exercise for Non Exercisers/Positive Sizes is to claim your range of motion in a slow methodical way that makes you feel good. All welcome.
Attire: Suggested- Sweats, leggings, shorts. Tank top, t-shirt. Attire you can move well in. Shoes that grip, sneakers or rubber soles.
Bring: Water bottle, pillow-Suggested to add in light weights, stretchy band
NEW! F 21 Adult Open Hip Hop | Mondays | 7:15pm-8:15 pm |
Class starts September 13th- January 30th
This is an 18 class series of classes- Adult can purchase a punch card for 10 if you are unsure you can attend all 18- Please email us at email@example.com.
Adults jump into this dynamic class- No Performance necessary! No previous experience required! Aerobic and fun! This instructor is POSITIVE!
Instructor: Heather Gonzalez, WSPA Dance Instructor
WSPA is thrilled to welcome Heather Gonzalez, Hip Hop instructor who has relocated to West Seattle from Los Angeles. Heather has been on faculty for 13 years at the renowned "Lab Creative Arts Studio" ( The Lab) where she has specialized in instructing children's Hip Hop. Ms. Gonzalez has worked on the production arts team at the LAB producing professional projects and also coaching young aspiring pre-professionals who desire to break into the commercial dance world. She has also been an dance instructor for the California school system where dance is integrated into the physical education curriculum. Her love and joy of working with students is infectious and we look forward to her growing our Hip Hop program
Attire: Comfortable Clothes, Sneakers
Power Barre | Now offered Live and on Zoom! Wednesdays and Fridays | Adult | 9 to 10am | Ongoing | $15 per class | Live or Zoom |
Power Barre is great workout for the entire body- Warm up, light weights holding the barre or chair at home, stretching, strong finish with matt work for abs. Give this workout a try from your own living room during your work- day!
Christine Juarez, Instructor, Director of WSPA
Power Barre class is a challenging, fast-paced workout that we can all do! Come work on increasing strength, endurance, and flexibility by working each muscle group start off at whatever level you feel challenges you and then just keep going with us. Take this on zoom or come into the studio at WSPA. Masks required.
Attire: traditional workout clothes, Mat, light weights ( even cans of food can work) Water. Solid Chair or counter to hold onto if working from Zoom.
Stretchy Bands are starting to be integrated into the workout but you can also use a towel.