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Youth Dance

Dance is a great way for kids to get active and express themselves creatively. Explore our dance classes for kids below.

Ballet for Preschoolers

Ballet is an essential foundation for all dance. The basics and more are introduced with patience and care, not to mention fun! Program is offered at the Bedford-Stuyvesant, Cross Island, Chinatown, Flushing, McBurney, Prospect Park, Park Slope Armory, South Shore, Broadway, and West Side YMCAs. Online program registration available for select branches. Combination classes offered at select branches.

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Ballet for Kids

Ballet is an essential foundation for all dance. The basics and more are introduced with patience and care, not to mention fun. Program is available at the Chinatown, Cross Island, Dodge, Flushing, Greenpoint, Grosvenor House, Harlem, Jamaica, McBurney, Prospect Park, Park Slope Armory, Ridgewood, and West Side YMCAs. Online program registration available for select branches.

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Combination Dance

Whether it's Ballet and Tap, Tap and Jazz, Jazz and Hip Hop, or Ballet and Modern Dance, choose a combination dance class that's right for your child. Program available at the Bronx, Cross Island, Harlem, Long Island City, and South Shore YMCAs.

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Hip Hop

Led by our dance specialists, the YMCA offers fun-filled hip hop dance classes. Kids will learn how to dance to hip hop by learning modern moves. Program is available at the Cross Island, Dodge, Grosvenor House, Jamaica, Broadway and West Side YMCAs.

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Isadora Duncan Modern Dance

This combination class introduces young children to beginner ballet and basic contemporary dance techniques. Students become aware of body alignment and movement through exposure to dance fundamentals, rhythmic exercise, and creative movement. Program is available at the McBurney YMCA.

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Isadora Duncan Modern Dance for Preschoolers

This combination class introduces young children to beginner ballet and basic contemporary dance techniques. Students become aware of body alignment and movement through exposure to dance fundamentals, rhythmic exercise, and creative movement. Program is available at the McBurney YMCA.

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Tap for Preschoolers

Learn rhythm while having fun in this early exploration of the world of tap! Program is available at the Prospect Park YMCA.

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Tap for Kids

Learn rhythm while having fun in this early exploration of the world of tap! Program is available at the Jamaica, Prospect Park, and West Side YMCAs.

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