Park & Recreation Classes- Blaine

QC Dance is proud to partner with the City of Blaine to offer quality dance programs in a professional dance environment.

All classes are held at QC Dance Studio located at 9967 Ulysses St NE, Blaine, MN 55434.

Classes are taught by qualified instructors who LOVE children and are excited to share their LOVE of dance. Classes all incorporate FUN!

Enroll through Blaine’s Parks & Recreation Department at www.blaineparks.com or by clicking the link below.

 

Youth Class Offerings

 

Dance Camps

 

Broadway Bound Camp

Ages 3 to 8

Your child will be a STAR at our camp. Students will learn all about theater, dance, enjoy a craft and a snack. Max 15.

DATE: July 28th, 2017

TIME: 9 am – Noon

FEE:       $40/ resident
$44/ non-resident

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Dancer & Doll Day Camp
Ages 3 to 8

Ages 3-8. Inspired by American Doll characters including Isabelle and Gabriella-2017 Doll of the Year. Come enjoy dancing, crafts, snacks and FUN! Performance on Thursday at 11:45 am. Max 15.

DATE: August 14th to August 17th

TIME: M-Th 9 am – Noon

FEE:       $145.00/ resident
$159.00/ non-resident

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Ninja Camp

Ages 4-7

This camp gives boys and girls the opportunity to practice and learn “ninja” skills through hip hop and acro. Students will work on stamina, flexibility and “trick” moves focusing on technique. Great for kids who like to run and jump! Max 15.

DATE: July 31st – August 21st

TIME: 5:30 pm to 6:10 pm

FEE: $40 (resident) and $44 (non-resident)

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Snow Princess Day Camp

Ages 3-8

Enjoy a magical journey of dance, crafts, and character building inspired by the movie “Frozen”. Performance on Thursday, at 11:45 am. Max 15.

DATE: June 12th – June 15th

TIME: 9 am to Noon

FEE: $145 (resident) and $159 (non-resident)

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Terrific Trolls Camp

Ages 3-8

Inspired by the movie, “Trolls”. Students will enjoy dancing, crafts, creative movement, and more! Max 15

DATE: August 8th, 2017

TIME: 5:30 pm – 7 pm

FEE: $30 (resident) and $33 (non-resident)

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Dance Classes
Fairy Tale Fun

Ages 4 to 7

You do believe in fairies so join friends on a fabulous trip to Neverland, sprinkling pixie dust, wearing wings and waving our magic wands. Students will learn ballet basics, creative movement and participate in majestic crafts. Please wear leotard (skirt attached is acceptable) or exercise or comfortable stretchy attire and ballet slippers. Max 15.FEE: $50 resident, $55 non-resident

DATE: Wednesdays June 21st – July 9th

TIME: 6:35 pm – 7:15 pm

FEE: $50.00/resident

$55.00/non-resident

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Intro to Dance

Ages 2.5 to 5

A delightful introduction to the art of dance with ballet basics, creative movement, fun with props and tumbling, all in a professional dance setting. Please wear leotard (skirt attached is acceptable if not too long) or exercise or comfortable stretchy attire and ballet slippers. This class is perfect for the child who is comfortable separating form mom or dad. Max 15. Includes performance on July 26.

DATE:

Ages 2.5-3

Wednesdays June 21st to July 19th  6:05 pm – 6:40 pm Click to Enroll

OR Fridays June 23rd to July 21st 9:25 am – 10:00 am Click to Enroll

Ages 4-5

Wednesdays June 21st to July 19th 6:45 pm – 7:20 pm Click to Enroll

Fridays June 23rd to July 21st 10:05 am – 10:40 am Click to Enroll

FEE: $50.00/resident and $55.00/non-resident

 

Lil’ Hip Hoppers

ages 4 to 6

Students will learn the latest styles of dance through body isolations, funky-styled steps and contemporary moves to the latest approved pop and hip hop music. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers. Max. 15. Includes performance on July 26.

 

DATE: June 21st to July 19th

TIME: 6 pm to 6:35 pm

FEE: $50 (resident) and $55 (non-resident)

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Hip Hop

ages 7 to 11

Students will learn the latest styles of dance through body isolations, funky-styled steps and contemporary moves to the latest approved pop and hip hop music. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers. Max. 15. Includes performance on July 26.

DATE: June 21st to July 19th

TIME: 6:40 – 7:15 pm

FEE: $50 (resident) or $55 (non-resident)

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Ballet, Tap & Kids’ Jazz

Ages 5-8

Participants will learn basic ballet positions and steps in a relaxed atmosphere where fun & creativity are encouraged. Enjoy some foot stomping and jazz for coordination and rhythm. discover Dance! Fun for your feet! Max 15. Includes performance on July 26.

DATE: June 21st to July 19th

TIME: 7:15 pm to 7:55 pm

FEE: $50 (resident) or $55 (non-resident)

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Clogging for Beginners

Ages 5-10

A beginning level clogging class…high energy and lots of fun! Clog dancing is similar to tap. Dancers will learn Appalachian clogging steps including basics, doubles, triples, cowboy, joey and MORE! No experience necessary for this class. Along with FUN, dancers will get the benefits of improved flexibility, coordination, endurance, strength and building self confidence. Tap or clog shoes required. Max 15. Includes performance on July 26.

DATES: June 21st to July 19th

TIME: 7:25 pm to 8 pm

FEE: $50 (resident) or $55 (non-resident)

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Dance Team Prep & Technique

Ages 10-18

Everything you need for your school dance team. taught by competition dance team coaches, these classes are open to all dancers and all levels. These classes specialize in state-level dance team skills including kick stamina, jazz and kick technique and flexibility. Max 15. Register by June 7. Includes performance on July 26.

DATES: June 21st to July 19th

TIME: 7:15 pm to 8 pm

FEE: $50 (resident) or $55 (non-resident)

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Kids Yoga

Ages 3-10

Ages 3 to 10. Students will learn calming toga moves used to center and control energy. Yoga moves are age appropriate and incorporate fun names to keep it exciting for kids. Students will work on balance, flexibility and strength while moving and holding different yoga poses. Max 15.

DATES: July 31st to August 21st

TIMES: 6:10 – 6:50 pm

FEE: $40 (resident) or $44 (non-resident)

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Mommy & Me

Ages 0-3 & parent/adult

Parents and tots enjoy an exercise-activity class together. Tots enjoy playful songs, fun props and tumbling. Dads are welcome too. Our instructor will guide parent and child through exercise and play activities. Please wear comfortable attire and clean tennis shoes or ballet slippers. This class is perfect for children not ready to separate from mom or dad. Max 15

DATES: June 21st to July 19th

TIME: 5:30 – 6 pm

FEE: $50 (resident) or $55 (non-resident)

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Princess-Prince Dance Party

Ages 3-6

You’re already true royalty at home, so enjoy this camp of crowns, fancy gowns, dazzling dancers and princess-prince manners. This camp is a royal introduction to the art of dance with a Princess-Prince theme. Students will learn ballet basis creative movement and participate in majestic crafts. Please wear a leotard (skirt attached is acceptable) or exercise or comfortable stretchy attire and ballet slippers. Max 15.

DATES: June 21st to July 19th

TIME: 5:30 – 6:10 pm

FEE: $50 (resident) or $55 (non-resident)

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Adult Classes
Adult Beginning Swing Dance

Swing dancing has appealed to generation after generation. It is a versatile, fun, athletic dance that came out of the Savoy Ballroom in the 1930s. It has many styles and variations from simple patterns to very complex patterns and rhythms.  The music ranges from Big Band to Current Rock and Pop. We will focus on the basic steps, the technique for leading and following and some fun turns and patterns in two Styles of Swing: East Coast and Jitterbug. Min 6. FEE: $50.

DATE:
Winter Session: Saturdays, Jan. 21 – Feb. 25

Spring Session: Saturdays, Mar. 4 – Apr. 8
TIME: 10:00 – 11:00am

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Adult Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata

Salsa is an extremely popular, fast, sexy and fun dance. Most every night of the week a club to Salsa dance can be found. It has origins in Cuba and Puerto Rico, but has many influences from around the world including New York’s 1970’s disco scene. Merengue, an easy dance with very brisk, quick steps and hip action, is the National dance of the Dominican Republic. There are several theories as to the origins of the dance, one of which is that the Dominican people honoring a wounded war hero danced with a limp. Bachata also has its origins in the Dominican Republic. It is danced widely all over the world but with many varying styles. The music is romantic with prominent acoustic guitar. In this class students will focus on Salsa but will learn the basics and add fun patterns to all three dances. Max 20. No class July 4
DATE: June 20th, 2017 to July 25th, 2017
TIME: 7 pm to 8 pm
FEE: $40.00 (Resident)
$44.00 (non-resident)

Zumba & Zumba Gold

Love to Dance? Join the Party! This specialty course is designed for those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle or the older active adult. Zumba fitness is for everyone, all shapes and sizes and just about any age. This class allows you to have fun while safely losing pounds and inches. With Zumba, the fun comes first, and the physical benefits follow. Zumba Gold is like a basic Zumba class with lower impact. The class will be a fat burning, body shaping, fun workout! Max 18.

Zumba:

TIME: Thursdays 7:15-8 pm

Session 1: June 22nd – July 20th Click to Enroll

Session 2: July 27th – August 24th Click to Enroll

FEE: $30 (resident), $33 (Non-resident)

 

Zumba Gold:

TIME: Wednesdays 7:15 – 8 pm

Session 1: June 21st – July 19th Click to Enroll

Session 2: July 26th – August 23rd Click to Enroll

FEE: $30 (resident), $33 (Non-resident)

 

 

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