Details

Session: Spring 2021
Chapter:  Dance-MT
Location:  CYTKC Dance Studio B
Time:  6:00pm - 6:50pm
Day:  Monday
Starts:  01/11
Ages:  10-18
Tuition:  $250.00
Current Tuition:  $240.00
Early Bird Discount:  $10.00 off , ends Dec 31
Open Spots:  5

Class Description

This specialized class is a great way to increase your flexibility, strength, endurance, and enhance proper dance techniques. Strength and Flexibility focuses on the body's center; the core is where all movements begin and end. Improving balance, flexibility, body alignment, and strength allows a dancer to perform at their full potential. All these building blocks add up to proper execution of the "tricks" of dance! Improve your dance technique in this power packed class! Dancers can expect to learn exercises to help them increase their flexibility and learn how to do the splits! 
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Teacher:


April Okken

April has been dancing since she was in preschool. She received a BS in Math and a minor in Dance from Missouri State University. While attending Missouri State, she was a member of the Sugar Bears Dance Team. As a Sugar Bear, she danced in Spain, at the Macy's 2001 Thanksgiving D ay Parade, and the National Dance Competition at Walt Disney World which aired on ESPN. April has also performed in Las Vegas, 1996 Summer Olympics, and Theater in the Park's Singin' in the Rain. She has choreographed shows for CYT as well as high school musicals and dance teams. April choreographed Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Seussical, The Musical for TTIP and won the Demi Award for Best Choreography for the 2009 season. She became a certified Jazzercise Instructor in the spring of 2014 and enjoys motivating people to achieve their fitness goals. This fall she will being teaching Musical Theater Dance at MidAmerica Nazarene University. April has been married to Brett since 2003. They have 3 children: Jeremiah, Kathleen, and Matthias. She is blessed to be teaching at CYT sharing her love of dance for the Lord!

Class Location:

6800 W. 153rd Street, Suite A, Overland Park, KS 66223