Dance classes offered at Centenary College

| 15 Feb 2012 | 08:50

Hackettstown — Centenary College's Conservatory of Dance in the new David and Carol Lackland Center, which houses one of the largest dance studios in New Jersey, offers classes to the community. The format is described as "affordable, low pressure, high quality dance classes, designed to introduce dancers to professionals who are currently working as choreographers, dancers and educators in the world of dance and theatre." While there are no traditional recitals, students have the option of participating in the Centenary College Dance Concert in March. The following classes will be offered in the Conservatory this fall: Modern 1: A combination of different modern dance techniques for the beginner dancer as well as those wishing to refresh their skills in modern dance. Jazz I: A beginner level jazz course designed to introduce the student to the technical fundamentals of Jazz dance. Intermediate Jazz: This class will continue building on the techniques introduced in Jazz I. Ballet Level 1 and Level 11: For the beginner student who wishes to learn and work slowly on the fundamentals of Classical Ballet. Chinese Dance: An introduction to the various styles of traditional Chinese folk dance. Adult Yoga/Pilates: A great way to increase flexibility, strength and energy while improving muscle tone. No previous experience required. Instructors in the Dance Conservatory include local professionals and Centenary Dance Faculty Christine Mase, Kristen Egan and Trayer Run Kowzan. Classes will run from Sept. 6 through Dec. 19, with the option to continue with classes in the spring semester. Students must be 13 years old to participate. Class prices are one class per week at $130; two classes per week at $195; three classes per week at $275. Classes that meet twice a week (Modern and Ballet) are the single class price. Special pricing for sibling groups is available. For more information contact Professor Lea Antolini-Lid at 908-852-1400 ext. 2421 or visit