Monday, September 23, 2019 - Saturday, September 28, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us to experience the Joy of Dance at the Steffi Nossen School of Dance. During our Free Week of Dance Open House September 23-28th. Every class has an open door. Start the New Year dancing! with a new technique or rediscover an old favorite. Try all age and level appropriate classes.
The Steffi Nossen School of Dance holds classes in White Plains and Chappaqua. It offers a Young Children’s Program, a program of Core Classes in Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, and Hip-Hop for children 3 years old through teens, and a full complement of level-based technique classes in Modern, Ballet, and Jazz. A pre-professional program of Master Classes leads to a variety of performing groups culminating in the Steffi Nossen Dance Company, a group selected by audition and teacher recommendation.
Try one of these Classes for Young Movers:
Parents & Toddler classes in White Plains and Chappaqua are a fun and creative way for our youngest dancers, ages 1 – 3 years, and their parents/caretakers to express their unique personalities through movement. Children can release energy, improve balance and coordination, and develop gross motor skills while opening their imagination through creative movement and musical games. Parents join the fun!
Creative Movement for Pre-Schoolers focuses on basic movement fundamentals and the development of fine and gross motor skills and musicality while learning about shapes, levels and dynamics. Structured improvisation games and exercises encourage creativity and self-awareness while providing an excellent introduction to the future study of all dance techniques. Ask about the new Chappaqua class forming on Mondays at 2:15 – 3:00 pm.
Ballet/Tap Combo introduces 3-5 year olds to the basic vocabulary and positions of classical Ballet while also teaching basic rhythm and steps of Tap.
Boys Movement gives athletic boys in grades kindergarten – grade 2 a high energy class of their own to explore movement and feel the freedom of expression.
Moving Wheels and Heels is a program of dance classes for dancers of all physical, developmental, and emotional abilities with movement adapted so that all can dance. We have added a new class for young children 4 – 7 years of age on to the ongoing Monday classes for tweens and teens and for adults held on Mondays.
Our Monday Parkinson’s Dance classes, taught by dancers trained in the Mark Morris Dance for Parkinson’s technique are a wonderful way to address the physical concerns of Parkinson’s through dance to a variety of music from Broadway show tunes to folk. Bring a partner or come alone; meet new people; get up and get moving!
Classes take place Monday through Saturday at our studios at the Music Conservatory of Westchester on Central Ave, White Plains – across the street from the Westchester County Center, and on Mondays and Tuesdays at The Church of Saint Mary the Virgin on South Greeley Ave in Chappaqua.
For additional information, please visit us at www.steffinossen.org for class descriptions and schedules, faculty bios, or to reserve your spotor call us at 914-328-1900.
About Steffi Nossen School of Dance:
Founded in 1937 by dance legend Steffi Nossen, the Steffi Nossen School of Dance offers a strong community-minded and leadership-focused educational model with developmentally appropriate dance instruction and performance opportunities for all ages and abilities. With locations in White Plains, NY and Chappaqua, NY, Steffi Nossen encompasses a range of dance forms including modern, ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, and world dance forms with special offerings in yoga, Pilates and composition. Live musical accompaniment for a majority of classes is offered. The school is owned and operated by the Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation, a not-for-profit dance advocacy and community outreach organization, which seeks to foster the arts in Westchester County. Through the support of the Foundation, the school enables all students, including those with special needs, the opportunity to participate in their extensive programs and classes in a non-competitive environment. A generous financial aid and scholarship program supports those with significant economic challenges. With a sterling reputation in the industry and a rich 80-year history, Steffi Nossen is a leader among dance schools, focusing on the growth of students’ mind, body, spirit, and character.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Steffi Nossen School of Dance
216 Central Avenue
White Plains, New York
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Monday, September 23, 2019 - Saturday, September 28, 2019
Times: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm