The GHS Y Dance Academy gives children ages 3-12 an active, fun, and inspirational hobby. The GHS Y Dance Acadmey holds classes at both the GHS Family YMCA, and the Y Program Center - GHS, making it a convenient after school add on. 


Session Dates: Jan. 8-March 24
Registration open now!

MONDAY: Location-GHS YMCA -Start date – 1/8
3:15-3:50 p.m. Ballet (age 4) Taught by: Angela Horner
3:45-4:30 p.m. Hip Hop Cheer (ages 6-7) Taught by: Tamara T & Kierra H
3:55-4:40 p.m. Ballet & Boogie (ages 5 & 6) Taught by: Angela Horner
4:35-5:20 p.m. Hip Hop Cheer (ages 8-12) Taught by: Tamara T & Kierra H
4:45-5:30 p.m. Ballet & Boogie (ages 7-12) Taught by: Angela Horner

TUESDAY: Location-GHS YMCA – Start date – 1/9
11:40 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Rhythm & Motion (age 3&young 4) Taught by: Angela Horner
4:15-5 p.m. Hip Hop (ages 5-7) Taught by: Regan Bruckner
5-4:45 p.m. Hip Hop (ages 8-12) Taught by Regan Bruckner

WEDNESDAY: Location-GHS YMCA - Start Date -1/10
4-4:45 p.m. Hip Hop (ages 6-7) Taught by: Cynthia Wright
4:50-5:35 p.m. Hip Hop (ages 8-12) Taught by: Cynthia Wright

THURSDAY: Location-GHS YMCA - Start date – 1/11
10:15-10:50 a.m. Jump & Tumble*Beginner Gymnastics– (ages 2 ½ -4) Taught by Angela Horner
11:00-11:35 a.m. Jump & Tumble*Beginner Gymnastics– (ages 2 ½ -4) Taught by Angela Horner
5:25-6:10 p.m. Ballet & Boogie (ages 6-8) Taught by: Angela Horner

SATURDAY: Location-GHS YMCA -Start date – 1/13
10:30-11:15 a.m. ADULT Hip Hop Taught by: Vanessa Thomas
11:10-11:55 a.m. ADULT Ballet (Beginner) Taught by: Rachel Lewis

Class Fees:

**Classes MUST have a minimum of 4 registered to hold class.

Rhythm & Motion, Jump & Tumble & 4 year Ballet: $70-member, $100-non member  (all 35min. classes)

All other classes: $100-member, $140-non member

MULTIPLE CHILD/MULTIPLE CLASS DISCOUNT: **If registering for 2 or more classes, take $25 off the total registration fee.

Rhythm & Motion

(Age 3 & young 4 year olds)

This class is an introductory class to the world of music and dance. Dancer's basic motor skills (walking,jumping, skipping, etc.) are expanded to emphasize rhythm, spatial awareness, movement quality, moving to music and dancing in groups. Each class will begin and end with a proper warm-up and cool down.

Ballet & Boogie

(Ages 4-12)

These classes combine ballet and jazz to teach technique, basic terms, and age-appropriate choreography in both art forms.

Hip Hop & Hip Hop Cheer

(Ages 4-12)

This high-energy, age-appropriate class teaches fun hip-hop dance techniques. Current moves are incorporated into routines that teach students proper spacing and technique as well as confidence and teamwork all while having fun. Hip-Hop Cheer adds the use of pom poms and individual cheers withing shorter hip-hop routines. 

Jump & Tumble Beginner Gymnastics
(ages 2-4) 

An introduction to basic tumbling skills, body movement, and just plain FUN! Good for both boys and girls. 


Step, Hip Hop &Hip Hop Cheer require tennis shoes and comfortable clothing.
All other classes require ballet shoes preferably that tie.

Dress for ballet classes: Leotards not required but many wear them. Comfortable clothing with the ability to move is our suggestion.


•RECITAL: March 24 at 11 a.m. in the GHS Family YMCA Gym.

•If a teacher is unable to teach, class will be made up with either a rescheduled class or the addition of time to the ongoing class.

•Registration includes a ‘YMCA DANCE’ T-Shirt

•There are no hidden fees. Children wear their Y-Dance T-shirt for the recital. Teachers may ask for uniformity with their classes in the form of dark leggings, white turtlenecks, bows, gloves or something of the like. We want this to be as affordable as possible! *We do require proper shoes for each class.

•Please see information sheet for specific questions regarding individual class type, times/length, age and teacher bios.

Contact Lori Dredge 864-963-3605 ext. 12, or email for more information.

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