Class Descriptions

ADULT CLASSES

Barre Workout Mat
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:00am
Strengthen, stretch, and align through exercises that work postural strength and stability, flexibility/range of motion, and ease of movement. Classes are conducted without music so we can  tune in to the body and pay attention to details! Taught by Sarah Slifer Swift.

Barre Workout Combo
Tuesday 8:00am
Half Barre on the Mat, half standing exercises, this class gets the whole body stretched, toned, and strengthened. Taught by Sarah Slifer Swift.

Intermediate Ballet
Monday 9:30am
A challenging ballet technique class with focus on alignment, movement quality, and choreographic center phrases. Zoom room opens at 9:30, we start around 9:40am.

All Levels Ballet
Wednesday 9:30am & Saturday 8am
A basic, full Ballet class with thorough barre warm-up, followed by center adagio, turns, petit and grand allegro combos.  Beginners welcome. Absolute beginners may want to start with Barre only. Taught by Sarah Slifer Swift.

Contemporary Modern Dance
Tuesday 5:45pm
This all levels technique class, appropriate for beginners, blends standing work with influences from Cunningham, Hawkins and Release with floorwork and improvisation techniques, giving way to a full range of movement quality, expression, and exploration. The class ends with fun dance phrases and across the floor patterns. Students will develop strength, range of motion, articulation and integration. Taught by Sarah Slifer Swift. Adult class, but ages 14+ welcome.

Heels
Heels is a sassy jazz class with easy warm up (barefoot or sneakers) followed by a fun, expressive choreo. Taught by Eric Lilienthal. Open to all genders, identities, body types. 18+

Capoeira
Tuesday 7:30pm
This Afro-Brazilian art form combines elements of dance, martial arts, music, and acrobatics into a fluid game between two players. Training Capoeira develops stamina, strength, flexibility, and self-awareness. Classes are taught by Ramon Alves, and affiliated with Boston-based group Mandingueiros dos Palmares.

Moving Meditation
A quiet intentional practice  drawing from Authentic Movement, and other meditation and guided movement practices.

Intuitive Movement
Intuitive Movement is a supportive space where we put various meditation techniques into practice with music and movement as our guides. We will blast our favorite jams and move how we feel and feel how we move; dancing freely into the here and now and taking what resonates from the studio to the streets. No experience necessary.

Beginner Ballet 
Thursday 6:30pm
A thorough ballet technique class that focuses on the basics, and gets the whole body warm and moving through space.  Appropriate for those who have never done Ballet before! Taught by Sarah Slifer Swift.

SchoolNiteRave
Clubbing meets self-care! Hot tracks to get you moving. Crazy moves, resting, rolling around on the floor, all acceptable. No judgement! The most fun you can have on a school nite 🙂

Contemporary Flow
Contemporary Flow is a continuously moving dance experience that combines contemporary dance technique with image-based warm-ups, improvisation structures, and fun across the floor patterns. The result is an engaging, playful, unintimidating but challenging class that makes you feel amazing. Key elements developed: flexibility, strength, joint mobility/range of motion, body control and specificity, creativity.

Independent Classes (pay teacher directly)

Salsa
Join David Calvo for a new salsa class series! Classes will cover the most important fundamentals of salsa dancing through a 7-week session Fridays 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Beginners welcome. Contact David at 978-283-0231 for all inquiries.

African Dance
Read about this class with Greg Coles. To sign up contact Greg directly at gregorycoles@aol.com