|TuTu Ballerinas /Budding Ballerinas classes offered for girls beginning Jan. 12|
Basic instruction in beginning ballet is offered for girls ages three-and-one-half to five years and ages five to eight through two classes being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.
The classes are called Dance: TuTu Ballerinas & Tap Tap Dancers and Dance: Budding Ballerinas. Both have classes beginning Jan. 12. Search for the keyword "dance " to find these programs in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.
Tutu Ballerinas & Tap Tap Dancers is for girls ages three-and-one-half to five and will emphasize rhythm and coordination. Ballet technique will be introduced in addition to games, circle activities, and tumbling skills. Ballet and tap shoes, as well as a leotard, are required. Class will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kozetta's Dance, 14930 W. 119th, Olathe. The cost for seven 50-minute sessions is $68 for Johnson County residents or $75 for nonresidents.
Budding Ballerinas is for ages five to eight and is meant as an introduction to the wonderful world of ballet. Participants will learn to express themselves creatively through dance and dance movement. This class will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood, Roeland Park. The cost for six 60-minute sessions is $42 for Johnson County residents or $46 for nonresidents.
The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, see the District's website at www.jcprd.com