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Virtual – Thursday, January 26, 2023 from 6:00-7:00pm
OhioDance presents Mindfulness in Motion Workshop: Facilitated by Padma Chebrolu. Explore dancing through seven primary areas of mindfulness in motion: breath, sound, body, story, mind, spirit, and Yoga (being in harmony with the universe). The book Natya Shastra (Science of Dancing) written in 200 BCE and 200 CE and holds the timeless secrets to the ancient dance teaching, choreographic and performing techniques. Dance’s primary goal is to transport the artist and the audience into another parallel reality, full of wonder, where they experience the essence of their own consciousness, and reflect on spiritual journey. https://events.humanitix.com/ohiodance-presents-mindfulness-in-motionworkshop

Cincinnati Ballet

Cincinnati Ballet offers specialized classes for people with Parkinson’s
Twice-weekly classes designed to improve flexibility, balance, and quality of life
Cincinnati Ballet announces new dance classes for persons living with Parkinson’s Disease. The new program — CB Moves for Parkinson’s — was created in partnership with Dancing with Parkinson’s Cincinnati. Classes are offered on a drop-in basis so there is no advance commitment required. The $10 class fee covers both the participant and a companion. Financial aid is available.
For more information, head to www.cballet.org/cbmoves-for-parkinsons.

Columbus Dance for Parkinson’s

Columbus Dance for Parkinson’s In-Person in Columbus. Classes are weekly and on-going. Columbus Dance for Parkinson’s is a total body dance class that promotes increased mobility, artistry, and community among participants. Funded by the Parkinson’s Foundation in partnership with OSU Wexner Medical Center. Free for participants. https://www.columbusdanceforparkinsons.org/

Cultural Centre of India

Cincinnati-Cultural Centre of India
Winter Quarter Dance Classes: Jan 8th – Feb 26th, 2023
9462 Hopewell Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249-3618, United States

Denison University

Granville – Denison University has opened up registration for our Summer Tutti program (Theatre, Dance, and Music camp for high school students). The website is up and running, and applications are open:

Hixon Dance

Columbus –
Hixon Dance Columbus

featuring early childhood creative movement, modern dance, Dancing Mindfulness, hip hop, musical theatre, and ChoreoLab – where students lead and build their own dances.

Two studios available for rent (1400 sq ft, 450 sq ft) with sprung floors/marley, mirror, portable barres, and stereo equipment, ample parking, two restrooms, changing room, waiting areas. For rates and availability, contact Director Sarah Hixon: director@hixondance.com Phone: 614-282-1265

Inspiration to Movement

Columbus –
Inspiration to Movement
Join us for a 5-week Cumbia series! Tuesday nights at 7:30 pm. Cumbia is an exciting, rhythmic Latin dance style! As one of the most popular dances at the Latin clubs & socials, this one is a MUST know! No partner or experience required.

Mojuba! Dance Collective

Cleveland – beginning Sept. 28, 2022
Mojuba! Dance Collective

The Music Settlement (TMS) recently announced a new partnership with the Mojuba! Dance Collective (MDC), an African contemporary dance company in Cleveland. MDC will be providing three unique, professional dance programs at TMS’ University Circle and Ohio City campuses.
Financial aid and hardship assistance are available to those who qualify. Students can learn more about the classes and register online at https://www.themusicsettlement.org/music-instruction/lessons-classes/dance or by calling 216-421-5806. More information on MDC can be found at www.mojubadance.com.

Mutual Dance Theatre

With Victor Quijada, the creator of the RUBBERBAND Method and highly decorated choreographer. For experienced dancers. Pre-registration requested.Join the Artistic Director of RUBBERBAND and the creator of its eponymous technique, Victor Quijada, for a special masterclass. The RUBBERBAND Method is now taught throughout the world in university programs, workshops, and master classes. The RUBBERBAND Method initiates participants to movements issuing from the blending of urban and contemporary dance, with a focus on interpretation, decision-taking, the use of rhythmic variations, and partnering with frequent transitions from vertical to the floor.
WEBSITE LINK: https://www.mutualdance.org/archive/2022-2023/movewithmutual/

New Vision Dance Co.

Columbus – Sunday, January 29, 2023 
New Vision Dance Co.
All Tap Workshop 2023
Int/Adv tappers ages 10 through adult
1-5pm  $45
Featuring instructors Olivia Crawford, Kirsten Frison, Caitlin Gregory and Michael Musarra
NVDC  workshop location:
Ohio Theater Rehearsal Room, 39 E State St, Columbus OH, 43215
Register at: www.newvisiondanceco.org 

New Vision Dance Co. Winter Workshop 2023 

Columbus – Sunday, February 26, 2023
New Vision Dance Co. Winter Workshop 2023 
Int/Adv dancers ages 10-adult
1-5pm  Tuition $45
Spend an afternoon of dance with the members of New Vision Dance Co. Workshop include styles such as jazz, contemporary, musical theatre and hip hop. New Vision Dance Co. is a 501c3 non-profit organization.
NVDC  workshop location:
Location: Ohio Theater (Rehearsal Room), 39 E State St, Columbus OH, 43215
Register at: www.newvisiondanceco.org 

Ohio Northern University

Ada – February 11, 2023
Ohio Northern University
DAY OF DANCE INTENSIVE Featuring classes taught by ONU dance faculty and guest artists for intermediate/advanced dancers in grades six through 12. Your day will include: Classes covering a wide variety of dance styles One ticket for IMPULSE: Spring Dance Concert on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. or Sunday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. Cost: $35, which includes all classes and a ticket to the IMPULSE performance.

Perennial Movement Group

Columbus – Perennial Movement Group Online and In-Person in Columbus. Classes are weekly and on-going. Perennial Movement Group offers donation-based dance classes and performance opportunities for adults over 50, cultivating creativity, health and community involvement through dance.https://www.perennialmovementgroup.com/

School of Dancing Wheels

Cleveland – January 9 through March 3, 2023
Registration Now Open for School of Dancing Wheels Winter 2023 Session

At our fully-accessible studios in Midtown Cleveland, the School of Dancing Wheels is a multi-arts school that offers classes throughout the week from September through June for individuals of all abilities, ages 3 & up. The School of Dancing Wheels offers our physically integrated dance classes both in-studio and online. Classes include Ballet, Capoeira, Combo, Conditioning, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Jazz Funk, Wheelchair Technique, and Performance Ensemble.
For more information, or to register for classes, visit https://dancingwheels.org/dancing-wheels-school/classes/

The Ballet Academy

Newark-The Ballet Academy 2022/23
starts its Academic Year September 1st. Open enrollment is ongoing. College student drop-in discount
on all classes. We are located at 64 W main St. in Newark.
740-366-0003 angel@balletnewark.org

Toledo Ballet

Toledo Ballet welcomes all dancers and aspiring dancers to participate in its winter programming.
For more information on these and other opportunities and announcements, go to

Verb Ballets

Verb Ballets Center for Dance
3558 Lee Rd. Shaker Heights, OH 44120
Dance for Everyone community dance classes at Verb Ballets studio open to anyone who share the love of dance.
Classes in ballet are available for a variety of different ability levels from beginner to advanced. Small classes or
online options available. Cost is $16/class or $130 for a 10 class card.
For more information visit http://www.verbballets.org/classes.html
or call 216-397-3757.

Verb Ballets Center for Dance Youth Program
Verb Ballets Center for Dance
3558 Lee Rd. Shaker Heights, OH 44120
Verb Ballets Center for Dance will now offer a Youth Program with children’s classes starting in January. Classes
will be available from parent child classes through teenagers. Community classes in ballet for a variety of
different ability and age ranges. Small classes or online options available.
Monthly registration is required. For more information visit
or call 216-397-3757.

Xclaim Centre for the Arts

Columbus-Xclaim Centre for the Arts
Movement classes for the whole person.
PreK-Adult beginner to aspiring professional. Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Modern, HipHop, Tumbling, Creative Movement, Drop-ins, Pilates. Zumba.Violin, Piano, Voice.
SoHud / Campus location. Ample parking, Coffee Underground.

Columbus-Studio for rent
Xclaim Centre for the Arts
SoHud / Campus Location Studio Rentals. Three studios available with natural light and ventilation, sprung Marley flooring, mounted barres, bluetooth equipped speaker sound system, ample parking, coffee shop downstairs.
Email info@xclaimarts.org to inquire about rates and availability. https://www.xclaimarts.org/our-space.html

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