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FALL: Dance Floor Moves:

FALL: Dance Floor Moves: Friday Night Social

  • Ages 55+ • Fridays 9/27-12/6 (no class 11/29) • 5:30-7:00pm • $150/10 wks • Instructor: Sara McMahon, Rose Bedard, & special guest instructor Jena Necrason

  • Chase Studio, 1st floor of FlynnSpace

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  • Please note: Online registration requires payment in full. To request a scholarship or payment plan, please fill out This online form or call 802-652-4537.

    The FlynnArts Community Dance Showcase will be held Monday, December 9th at 6:30 pm on the MainStage. Free and open to the public.

  • Limit: 18

Drop-in students are welcome when classes are not full, but classes regularly fill with registered students, so we recommend signing up in advance to avoid disappointment.

Build dance floor confidence while increasing balance, coordination, and space awareness. Students learn everything from salsa to disco, jitterbug to hip-hop, setting them up with moves for the dance floor at weddings and other social gatherings. Students even learn to throw their own dance party! Each 90-minute class culminates in a dance performance with participants trying out what they’ve learned.

Supported by the National Guild for Community Arts Catalyzing Creative Aging Program and Wake Robin.

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FlynnArts Faculty

M. SARA McMAHON, MA has been involved in the research, teaching, performing of movement as a form of artistic and personal development for the past 40 years. Her teaching approach draws from elements of Bartenieff Fundamentals, Body-Mind Centering, basic principles of anatomy and kinesiology, and improvisational and modern dance techniques. She has extensive training in Modern Dance, Body Mind Dancing, and Dance for PD.

ROSE J BEDARD is a dancer, choreographer, and coach who is well-known for her work with teaching artistry, confidence and expression through dance. She has danced in several Vermont based companies and stays current with taking master classes from the industry’s top choreographers while attending annual accredited workshops and conferences.

JENA NECRASON is the Founding Artistic Director of Vermont Shakespeare Festival. From 1997-2016 Jena was full-time faculty at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City where she taught Movement, Physical Acting, Alignment, Yoga, and Devising in the Professional Conservatory and for New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Drama Department. She spent eight years as the Head of the Movement Department at the studio, overseeing all aspects of physical work in both training and production.

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