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DanceLife
@ Jansens Gym
105 N. Banker St.
Effingham, IL 62401

Toll Free Phone #:(833) I-Dance-2 -- Option 2

Email: [email protected]



Summer Online Classes

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Camps & Clinics

Personal Sessions

If you would like to have a personal session and personal attention please register below

Turn Clinic

Description:
This two-day turns clinic is designed to give dancers time to work on the fundamentals of pirouettes and other turns such as a la secondes and fouetté turns. The clinic will break down the mechanics of proper technique from preparation all the way through the rotation. This is a great clinic for those dancers looking to take their turns to the next level.

Dates: Tuesday, June 9th and Wednesday 10th
Cost: $60
4:30 - Turn Clinic Intermediate-9-11 yrs old(click here)
6:45 - Turn Clinic Advanced-12 & up(click here)


Ballet Boot Camp

Description:
A four-day session (meet once a week) of serious fun, strengthening your dance technique, expanding your artistic voice and broadening your movement vocabulary in new and exciting ways. The Ballet Boot Camp provides a unique opportunity for dance students to work intensively in developing their bodies, their technique, and their artistry. The classes also remind students to focus more consistently on correct body placement and technique allowing them to develop "muscle memory," and gain flexibility and strength.

Dates: Monday - Thursdays, June 22 - 25
Time: 8:15-9:15am
Cost: $60
Beginning/Intermediate Ballet Boot Camp 6-11yr olds(click here)
Dates: Monday - Thursdays, June 29 - July 2
Time: 8:15-9:15 am
Cost: $60
Intermediate/Advance Ballet Boot Camp 12 & up (click here)


Beginner Skills

Description:
"In this two-day clinic for the beginning dancer, we will focus on flexibility for standing skills like kicks and leg holds, and progressive fundamentals for turns (chaines, pirouettes), leaps (straight split leaps) and jumps (toe touches). "
Sessions are strictly limited to 9 participants.

Dates: June 16 & 17: Beginner (Ages 6-8 years)
8:15 - 9:15
Cost: $40
(click here)


Leap/Jump Clinic

Description:
This two-day camp will be focused on learning and improving dance technique and fundamentals. Dancers will specifically be working on the preparation, execution and landing of of leaps and jumps, as well as implementing them into fun combos and across the floor combinations.

Dates: Tuesday, June 16th and Wednesday 17th
Cost: $60
4:30 - Leap/Jump Clinic Intermediate - 9-11yr olds(click here)
6:45 - Leap/Jump Clinic Advance - 12 and up (click here)


Hip Hop Clinic

Description:
This two-day Hip Hop clinic will focus on technique in hip hop, jazz, pop-locking, street dance and funk. The dancers also work on free-style movement to promote self confidence. Dancers will have an opportunity to showcase hip hop technique such as handstands, headstands, stalls and kips , with new steps and age/level appropriate choreography. to let loose.This two-day Hip Hop clinic will focus on technique in hip hop, jazz, pop-locking, street dance and funk. The dancers also work on free-style movement to promote self confidence. Dancers will have an opportunity to showcase hip hop technique such as handstands, headstands, stalls and kips , with new steps and age/level appropriate choreography.

Dates: Tuesday, June 23rd and Wednesday 24th
Cost: $60
4:30 - Intermediate Hip Hop Clinic - 9-11 yrs old (click here)
6:45 - Advance Hip Hop Clinic - 12 and up (click here)


Beginning Tap Clinic

Description:
This two-day clinic will focus on introducing classic tap steps and building skills based on musical rhythms, combos and improvisation activities. Exercises and drills are based on a series of progressively challenging rhythms to promote sequential progress in rudiments, double heels, shuffles, slaps and flaps, paddles and rolls.
**Tap shoes are required.**
Sessions are strictly limited to 9 participants.

June 23 & 24: Ages 6-12 years
3pm
Cost: $40
(click here)