The Arts Center offer a variety of dance and fitness classes by qualified instructors. A majority of our dance and fitness classes are “Drop-In” friendly. If you’re schedule doesn’t allow you to pre-register for a full session, feel free to join us as a drop-in student. For a list of our Drop-In classes, click here.

Our instructors will help you along the way in your fitness journey. Please check with your doctor before beginning a new fitness routine.  We look forward to seeing you in the studio!

Beginner

  • Om Yoga

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00. Before your weekly trip to the Downtown Troy Farmers’ Market, stop into The Arts Center for an all-levels, welcoming, and community-minded yoga class. Stretch out in our spacious, n...

    February 27, 2016 — 10:45 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Maria Bowers

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  • Contact Improvisation

    DROP-IN RATE: $18.00. Contact Improvisation is partnering dance form. Dancers play the physical forces of gravity, momentum, and inertia, as they tune into movement skills such as rolling, releasing, being...

    March 8, 2016 — 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM

    Instructor: Ione Beauchamp

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  • Ghanaian Dance

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00. Come and be prepared to have a great time getting in the rhythm as you learn to dance to live traditional Ghanaian drumming by Zorkie Nelson and friends! Wear comfortable loose clothe...

    March 10, 2016 — 06:00 PM to 07:15 PM

    Instructor: Zorkie Nelson

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  • The Ballet Experience for Teens and Adults

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00. Learn or brush up on the complexities and thrill of challenging ballet technique, from fundamentals to flying across the room! This class is open to all skill levels, as even the simp...

    March 11, 2016 — 02:45 PM to 03:45 PM

    Instructor: Louisa Barta

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  • Multi-Generational Modern Dance: Contemporary technique and choreography for all bodies

    DROP-IN RATE: $18.00. Come move with us! Experience modern dance in a gentle yet challenging environment. A class for beginners and seasoned dancers and athletes alike, this class will introduce and delve ...

    March 11, 2016 — 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM

    Instructor: Louisa Barta

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  • The Art of Hoop Dance

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00. Learn the art of hoop dance in this course designed for adults of all fitness levels! In this beginners course, you will learn the foundations of hoop dance, from waist hooping to off...

    March 14, 2016 — 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Halie Joslin

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  • Multi-Generational Modern Dance: Contemporary Technique and Choreography for All Bodies

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00. Come move with us! Experience modern dance in a gentle yet challenging environment. A class for beginners and seasoned dancers and athletes alike, this class will introduce and delve ...

    March 14, 2016 — 06:15 PM to 07:15 PM

    Instructor: Louisa Barta

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  • Embodied Art:5Rhythms with Andi Adamczyk

    DROP-IN RATE: $18.00. Get your creative juices flowing! Drop in to a 5Rhythms class at The Arts Center and clear out those cobwebs. Get whatever might be stuck moving again and reconnect to that intuitive,...

    March 16, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Instructor: Andi Adamczyk

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  • On-One Salsa: Introduction

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00. On-One Salsa is a social dance which introduces new dancers to the fundamental steps, partnering technique, and history of On-One Salsa. "Salsa" is a word often used to describe Latin...

    March 16, 2016 — 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM

    Instructor: david aloka y Nana Allende

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  • On-One Salsa: Combinations

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00 On-One Salsa: Combinations is a social dance class which challenges students to develop a deeper understanding of On-One Salsa dancing technique while introducing solo shines and metho...

    March 16, 2016 — 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: david aloka y Nana Allende

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  • Beginning Swing Dance

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00. This eight-week progressive class is geared toward beginners who have never tried Swing and focuses on framework, connection and 6 count, East Coast Swing steps. Some previous dance e...

    March 22, 2016 — 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Jason Fenton

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  • Journey Dance: Community Inclusion Project

    DROP-IN RATE: $10.00. JourneyDance™ is a dynamic conscious dance form that combines freestyle and structured movement to inspire you to get out of your mind and into your body. In JourneyDance™, we dan...

    March 24, 2016 — 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM

    Instructor: Nicole Mastroianni

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  • Tai Chi-Mornings

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00. Please note: Time change. Tai Chi is a mind and body fitness practice often described as a "meditation in motion," because of its gentle, serene but powerful movements. Tai Chi was de...

    April 7, 2016 — 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Instructor: Glen Culbertson

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  • Bharatanatyam Indian Dance

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00. Bharatanatyam is a Classical dance style from South India. It is an ancient art form with a very colorful journey through the years. It is a dance form that involves movement of the ...

    April 14, 2016 — 07:30 PM to 08:45 PM

    Instructor: Sudharsana Srinivasan

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  • Om Yoga

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00. Before your weekly trip to the Downtown Troy Farmers’ Market, stop into The Arts Center for an all-levels, welcoming, and community-minded yoga class. Stretch out in our spacious, n...

    April 16, 2016 — 10:45 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Maria Bowers

    Details & Signup
  • The Ballet Experience for Teens and Adults

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00. Learn or brush up on the complexities and thrill of challenging ballet technique, from fundamentals to flying across the room! This class is open to all skill levels, as even the simp...

    April 22, 2016 — 02:45 PM to 03:45 PM

    Instructor: Louisa Barta

    Details & Signup
  • Multi-Generational Modern Dance: Contemporary technique and choreography for all bodies

    DROP-IN RATE: $18.00. Come move with us! Experience modern dance in a gentle yet challenging environment. A class for beginners and seasoned dancers and athletes alike, this class will introduce and delve ...

    April 22, 2016 — 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM

    Instructor: Louisa Barta

    Details & Signup
  • Introduction to Burlesque

    Owing its origins to vaudeville, modern burlesque is a movement based performance art that pairs the tradition of theatrical striptease with humor and satire. Burlesque offers women of all ages, shapes and...

    April 25, 2016 — 08:00 PM to 09:15 PM

    Instructor: Noelle Reigns

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  • Embodied Art:5Rhythms with Andi Adamczyk

    DROP-IN RATE: $18.00. Get your creative juices flowing! Drop in to a 5Rhythms class at The Arts Center and clear out those cobwebs. Get whatever might be stuck moving again and reconnect to that intuitive,...

    April 27, 2016 — 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM

    Instructor: Andi Adamczyk

    Details & Signup
  • Embodied Art:5Rhythms with Andi Adamczyk

    DROP-IN RATE: $18.00. Get your creative juices flowing! Drop in to a 5Rhythms class at The Arts Center and clear out those cobwebs. Get whatever might be stuck moving again and reconnect to that intuitive,...

    April 27, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Instructor: Andi Adamczyk

    Details & Signup

Intermediate

  • Intermediate/Advanced Swing Dance

    DROP-IN RATE: $15.00. In this swing class for the intermediate student you will focus on moves and techniques for the 8 count Lindy Hop and Charleston. You must have previous swing dance experience or com...

    March 22, 2016 — 08:15 PM to 09:15 PM

    Instructor: Jason Fenton

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