New Year, New Workshops

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Winter/Spring 2023 Session


Click through below to check out all of the new, exciting workshops coming up in the new year. The Adult Winter session begins on January 2, 2023. 

*NEW* Coffee and Crafts

January 6, February 3, March 3| 1:15-2:30 pm | Single Session $15 (includes supplies & coffee)


Crafts aren’t just for kids! Join us on the first Friday of the month to create a seasonal masterpiece. Coffee and craft supplies will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring along their own snacks or lunch.


Register for coffee and crafts

*NEW* Story Explorers (ages 2.5-4)

Ages 2 ½-4 |10-11 am | Drop-in Fee $15/date


Dates: January 4 & 18 | February 1 & 15 | March 1 & 15


Books can be a ticket to a new adventure. Come and explore stories through music, movement, and art. Each session will include a story, songs, movement, and making a souvenir art project to remember our adventure. Come along on the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 10:00 am. to 11:00 am. Children participating will attend on their own for the first 40 minutes, then caregivers are asked to come in and help with the art portion of the class. To optimize this experience for all, accompanying siblings are accepted, but this class is not appropriate for mobile toddler siblings to participate in.


Register for Story Explorers

*NEW* Dance Sampler Workshop Series

Looking for a new way to kick off 2023? Look no further! Whether you’re brand-new to dance or have dance experience but are looking to shake things up the dance sampler workshop series has something for everyone. Grab a friend and dance your way toward a new adventure. These classes are appropriate for ages 14+. 
++ Single Workshop Date: $18
++ One three-week workshop series of the same style: $45


Intro to Hip Hop Workshop | Saturday, January 14, 21 & 28 | 10:30-11:30 am
Many people think that hip hop is too intimidating and they could never make it in a class. This workshop will break all those stereotypes! Each class will include a short warm-up, break down some of the most basic hip hop moves and teach some high-energy but simple choreography. You’ll leave each class feeling energized and ready to come back for more!


Register for Intro to Hip Hop

Intro to Contemporary Workshop | Saturday, February 4, 11 & 18 | 10:30-11:30 am
Designed for students with little to no dance experience who are curious about contemporary dance techniques and choreography. This series will incorporate aspects of modern, jazz, and improvisation. Students will learn basic movements with an emphasis on technique, articulation, coordination, strength, and flexibility.


Register for Intro to Contemporary

Social Dance Series Workshops

Starting Saturday, January 7, 2022, all social dance classes will be moved to Saturdays, 2:45-4pm, $15/person


Looking for something fun and different to freshen up your night out? Look no further! Each social dance series will start with an introduction to the dance style and will work on building patterns and lead/follow skills throughout the lessons. We recommend you register for an entire series to gain the most from the class, however, you can join at any time. This class will give you the choreography, practice time and confidence needed to dance socially. These classes are appropriate for ages 14+. 


**Due to COVID-19, the in-studio version of this class can only be taken when you bring your own partner, and the class will not be rotating partners. Please note that all participants in the social dance class will be required to create an account and register for the class.  Please register your partner and yourself for this ballroom class.



  • January 7 & 14: Swing (dance) your way into New Year!
    Want to burn off some of those holiday calories? We’ve got just the thing! Jump and jive your way into 2023. This two-week class series will cover Jitterbug and Triple Time Swing with simple and easy to lead social patterns.
  • February 18 & 25: Salsa Wheel
    Social and fun, the Rueda or Salsa Wheel is like Square Dancing with a Latin twist! Easy to learn Salsa steps that move in a circle.
  • March 11 & 18: Line Dance and Two Step
    Polish your cowboy boots and join us for some li Learn solo in a simple line dance and some fun two-step moves with a partner!
  • April 15 & 22: Wedding Ready!
    Are you always on the sidelines at social gatherings? Let us teach you some basics that will come in handy when you grab your partner and head for the dance floor. No matter where your comfort zone is, this class will help you gain the confidence to shine on the dance-floor instead of sitting at the table watching everyone else have fun!
  • May 13 & 20: Urban Rhythms
    Get ready for Al Fresco dancing in beautiful Milwaukee this summer! This two-week series will cover the basic social steps for both Bachata and Merengue.

Register for Social Dance Series