Mosaic Hall and Dance Center offers the biggest and most diverse adult dance program in West Michigan with more than 30 weekly classes in several dance genres. Our adult dance classes fall into one of the following categories: technique, dance fitness, or performance team. Mosaic also offers classes for the 50 plus dancer looking for strength training, dance, mat work and meeting ladies in the community. Whatever your dance or fitness goal, Mosaic is the facility to meet your needs.

MOSAIC DANCE CENTER is the home of the West Michigan School of Middle Eastern Dance, which started in 2000 by artistic director, Joette Sawall. Belly Dance or Middle Eastern dance is an amazing form of exercise and a lot of fun at any age. There are year-around classes offered with performance opportunities for advances levels available throughout the year. Ongoing students are expected to master the material of the current level and are encouraged to consult the instructor for assistance in proper placement and/or advancement in classes. For more information go to www.wmschoolofmed.com

Hiring Us:

Mosaic Dance Center houses professional dancers in Belly Dance that can be hired for your event. Please contact Joette for dates and prices at Joette@wmschoolofmed.com.

OFFERINGS

Slim & Tone: (Gentle 55+)

Monday & Wednesday: 9:00 – 10:00 am

Description: This class meets twice a week on Monday & Wednesday morning and incorporates dance (20 minutes), isometrics (20 minutes) and free hand weights (20 minutes). This workout will save your joints, raise your energy and nourish the soul. The program is designed for people of all ages and backgrounds. This class is year around and is held every 6-weeks. These classes have a limited number and fill up very fast. This class runs in 6-week sessions and schedule follows for the rest of the year:

Cost: $55 per session

Slim & Tone: (Monday & Wednesday mornings) August 1- September 7, September 12 – October 19, October 24- November 30, December 5 – January 18, 2017.

Beginner Belly Dance

Mondays 7:30-8:30 pm. (Ages 10+)

Description:  Learn the art of Middle Eastern dance or BELLY DANCE. This dance form involves gentle, curving, circular movements guided by beautiful music that improves flexibility and coordination. Plus it’s lots of fun and a great workout for arms, shoulders, upper and lower abs, and legs. Intermediate and performance classes are offered as well once you complete three months worth of beginner training. No shoes necessary or you can wear a clean pair of slippers or jazz shoes. No outside street shoes in studio.

Fall Dates: Monday, September 12 – October 31 (8 weeks for $98), Monday, November 7 – December 12 (6 weeks for $75)

Deb’s Dance Class

Monday nights 7:30-8:30 pm.

Debbie Hellman is back in the studio teaching dance to those adults that want to return to dance. This class is a mixture of Ballet, Jazz, and so much more. Get ready to shake it with Debbie!

Fall Dates: September 12 – October 31 (8 weeks for $98), Monday, November 7 – December 12 (6 weeks for $75)

Ballet & Pilates for Adults

Tuesday 7:30-8:30

Description:  Lengthen, strengthen and LOVE your body. This class incorporates dynamic sequencing of barre work and Pilates to strengthen your body. The ballet inspired movements build core strength, lifts your seat, tones your thighs, tapers in your hips and burns fat all to soothing music. Class starts at the ballet barre with exercises consisting of small isometric exercises to tone thighs, seat and abs while stretching in between, final abdominal work on the floor with end stretching and exercises on the mat. Bring your own yoga mat and no leotard is needed. Just yoga pants and bare feet or ballet slippers.

Fall Dates: Tuesday, September 6-September 27 (4 weeks), October 4- October 25 (4 weeks), November 1- November 22 (4 weeks)

Cost: $52 per session

Jafrican Dance Fitness

Wednesday 7:30-8:30 pm (Ages 10+)

Description:  This one of a kind class taught by fitness trainer Hilary Leaf, explores the high energy movement and the richness of African dance traditions from West Africa along with the fun loving music from Jamaica and Latin America. Mosaic calls this JAFRICAN! Putting these 2 elements together a dancer improves stamina, flexibility, builds muscle endurance and has a great time getting fit! Plus, you’ll learn the boogle, butterfly, and a whole range of reggae and African movements as seen in music videos. This is a dance class for all levels and abilities that want to have fun and move!