Adult Beg/Int Tap | Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30 | January31- June 6th (18 weeks)
Instructor: Kellsie Steele
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. T
Attire: Comfortable clothing, tap shoes and ready to have some fun!
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 cheerleading 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 Buffalow 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.
Length: 14 Weeks All fitness Classes $12.50 per class/ 14 classes for $175 Pro- rated and Drop In classes. Just stop in the front Desk.
Adult Drop In cards available.
February 4th- May 10th
Description: Yoga/ Pilates fusion is for those who want conditioning in a balanced way infusing flexibility with core strength and attention to proper technical execution of movements.
Instructor: Katie McNamara
Katie McNamara Katie holds a Washington State ECE certification from Seattle Central Community College, and an Early Childhood Teacher Certificate from Burlington College in Burlington, VT. has been pursuing a healthy, active lifestyle in Seattle since 1992, when she moved here from Vermont. Katie owns, operates, and teaches a small, private preschool in West Seattle. Katie her husband and 10 year old daughter are West Seattlelites. Katie shares her love of fitness and mindfulness and personally trains in Aerobics yoga, free weights, running, swimming, biking and rollerblading, she enjoys it all! And if you haven’t run into her at the gym or the yoga studio, you may have seen her at the local natural food co-op. Katie is certified as a 200 hour Power Yoga Teacher from CorePower Yoga, and has also attained her Barre Teacher Certification from Adrienne Kimberly’s Barre Bohemian . She currently teaches yoga classes and mindfulness to her young students and Power Yoga to adults. She will be teaching Family Yoga, Power Yoga, and Barre at West Seattle Performing arts beginning in the Fall of 2016.
Vinyasa Yoga | Saturdays | 10:00-11:00 | $12.50 per class or 14/$175
Just visit the desk for a single class card or punch card.
Description:The movement is aligned and linked with the breath so that you move with each inhale and exhale. Vinyasa-style yoga classes are ones where there is a dynamic flow from posture to posture. These classes are also often referred to as Flow Yoga or Power Yogaand are derived from Ashtanga yoga. I will lead you mindfully through each pose and we will take time to explore the positions. A great class to lengthen and open the body.
Katie McNamara is a certified yoga and Bohemian barre instructor. She teaches at West Seattle Health Club and numerous other clubs in West Seattle. She is an encouraging instructor who want to learn as much from her students as her students learn from her.
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, yoga mat, socks
Broadway Jazz Dance | Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 | Adults| Choreography based on the hit musical " Hairspray!"
4 class Workshop January 31, February 7, 14,21 $90
Description: Join in and learn the basics of Broadway jazz or revisit your past training. Jazz warm up, isolations, as well as choreography taught from the hit musical " Hairspray" Each class will add on another section and by your 4th week you will know a dance . This class if for fun and may be followed up by another workshop pulling from another popular musical.
Instructor: Rena Bailey Barrett joins our West Seattle Community recently relocating from California where she was very involved in teaching, choreographing and staging musicals for all ages and levels. Rena teaches all levels of, jazz and modern, as well as other techniques. She holds a BFA in Dance from Unites States International University. She has taught Dance for 11 years at the College of the Canyons, and has also taught at the School for Creative Performing Arts in Sarasota Florida. She has been part of the Canyon Theater Guild and Santa Clara Regional Theater. She has dance on cruise ships and performed endlessly as a dancer in musical theater productions.
Attire: Leggings, T- shirt or leotard, Comfortable Clothing, jazz shoes, ballet slippers or socks.