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The APJCC Dance Academy offers classes for children in a variety of dance styles: tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, combo, and more. Our academy director, Jenn Flores, can be reached at dance@apjcc.org or 408.357.7534.

We also have summer camp, offered through the JCC's Camp Shalom.

And for adults, we occasionally offer an 8-week Ballroom Dance series. For more information, contact groupfitness@apjcc.org.


Class Schedules

School-year classes for children ages 2-12 years old begin at the end of August and run until the end of May. Classes are ongoing so you can start at any time. Summer classes for children ages 5-8 years old are 1-week, intensive classes held in June and August. You can choose 1-hour afternoon classes, or our all-day camp program.

Pre-registration is required. A minimum of 4 participants is required to run each class. (Please note, any classes marked with an asterisk* are not currently running.)

Free Trial
We offer a free trial class to anyone who is new to the APJCC Dance Academy.

How To Register
Click the class name to register online.
 Or you can print a paper registration form.  Please read our Refund Policy.

School Year Schedule (2016-17)

Fall classes start August 15th, 2016.

Fees: Each class is $70/month for Full Center Members and Social Members, and $75/month for non-members. Non-members also pay a $35 annual registration fee. Please note that fees are based on the child's JCC membership status, not the parent's membership status.

How to register: Click the name of a class in the list below, or complete a registration form

Mondays

TIME AGE CLASS INSTRUCTOR
8:45-9:30am 18 mo+ Parent & Me Jenn
12:15-1:00pm 2-3 years Combo Jenn
1:15-2:00pm 3-4 years Combo Jenn
2:15-3:00pm 4-5 years Combo Jenn
3:45-4:30pm 5-7 years Tap/Hip Hop Jenn
3:45-4:30pm 5-7 years Ballet Alissa

Tuesdays

TIME AGE CLASS INSTRUCTOR
12:15-1:00pm 2-3 years Combo Kasey
1:15-2:00pm 3-4 years Combo Kasey
2:15-3:00pm 4-5 years Combo Kasey
3:45-4:30pm 5-7 years Ballet/Hip Hop Alissa

Wednesdays

TIME AGE CLASS INSTRUCTOR
12:15-1:00pm 3-5 years Creative Movement Jenn
3:45-4:30pm 5+ years Musical Theater TBD

Thursdays

TIME AGE CLASS INSTRUCTOR
12:15-1:00pm 2-3 years Combo Kasey
1:15-2:00pm 3-5 years Tumble Dance Kasey
2:15-3:00pm 3-5 years Hip Hop Kasey
3:30-4:15pm 5-9 years Jazz Kasey
3:45-4:30pm 5-7 years Combo Jenn
4:30-5:15pm 5-9 years Hip Hop Kasey

Fridays

TIME AGE CLASS INSTRUCTOR
12:15-1:00pm 4-5 years Combo Jenn
3:15-4:00pm 6 & up Breakdancing Noemi/Richard

 

Our Instructors
We are proud of our talented, highly trained staff! Click their names to read their biographies.

Jenn Flores, Director     Kasey Baldini    Alissa Shaw    Richard Tran

 

More Information
For more information, contact Jenn Flores, Dance Academy Director, at 408.357.7534 or dance@apjcc.org.

 


Parent Testimonial

To whom it may concern,

Hi! I am writing as a parent of two children ages 3 3/4 and 5 who have regularly attended different dance classes over the last three years with Miss Jenn and Miss Kasey. I wanted to express how awesome both of these women are.

Both of my kiddos can be hard to motivate to change and do the dances and exercises. They both started at 2, when let's be honest most kids have a hard time following along and paying attention for longer periods of time. Both Miss Jenn and Miss Kasey have been extremely patient and extremely kind to my kiddos... Both women are super great with the kids and super talented with great energies...

I am also impressed with the dance recital they put on every year! Miss Jenn and Miss Kasey deal with a lot of classes and a lot of different ages every day preparing for the recital and do so with such grace, patience, and kindness. They come up with so many different dances for so many classes, (even break dancing!) and pick out the cutest outfits and music for each number! It's amazing to see it all come together!! I don't know how Miss Jenn does it! Hats off to her and Miss Kasey and the other teachers who help make it happen! I am always impressed on the day of the recital that they keep all of those kiddos organized and ready for the show, again all while being kind and patient and energetic. You can really see that Miss Jenn and Miss Kasey love what they do.

They also run the dance summer camp together and do so well with lots of different littles, making every day fun!

So, I just wanted to write and say I am very thankful for and impressed with what these ladies do for all of our children every day and for the splendid job they do every year at the recital. I hope they get the proper credit! Love them!

We will continue to come to the dance academy and look forward to dancing with Miss Jenn and Miss Kasey many times more!

Thank you for your time,
Kymmie M.

 

 

 

 

 

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