Kids Combo Dance
Tuesday 4:15 - 5:00 pm
Friday 5:15 - 6:00 pm
$17 Drop-In, $60 for 4 classes
Gentle Tai Chi, Line Dance, Kids Dance, Kids Science
Trudy started dancing when she was 6 and continued to dance all the way through college. She enjoyed doing tap, ballet, jazz, acrobatics, folk dance, and square dance. In her adult years she attended many years of Jazzercise and Zumba classes with a few years of clogging added in for good measure.
In 1998 Trudy took her first class in tai chi with her mom. Her interest in the whole body benefits of tai chi grew as she watched the positive effects it had on reducing her mother's symptoms from post-polio syndrome. In 2013 Trudy was certified as an Easy (Gentle) Tai chi instructor.
Trudy has a technical side as well, with a bachelor's and master's degree in electrical engineering and a Ph D in Computer Science. For over 30 years she has taught hands-on science classes and workshops to children and young teens, Her favorite topics are magnetism, electricity, static electricity, physics, matter, and computer fundamentals.
Text and reservations: 602-345-0496
About the course
This class is for dancers ages 4 to 10. The class consists of multiple elements that include barre work, lyrical dance, choreographed sequences, hip hop/jazz, and pom dance. The goal of this class is to establish confidence, learn basic dance vocabulary, strengthen feet and leg muscles, develop balance and body awareness, and learn foundational dance moves while having fun!