At Indianapolis Movement Arts Collective we offer a wide range of classes accessible to all experience levels and interests. Most of our classes are geared toward adults but a few are open to movers ages 13 and up. Many classes are open to drop ins, and most are offered on an ongoing weekly basis. Visit each class’ individual class page for details.
Registration and payment for class sessions can be made online. Many of our classes also accept drop-ins and payments can be made at the door by cash or check, online, or by purchasing a 5 or 10 class card. Please know that all online payments will incur processing fees. If you would like register and pre-pay for a class session or individual class via cash/check, please email email@example.com to make arrangements.
Classes open to movers 13+ – •PWYC Intermediate Modern •Bollywood •Belly Dance (ages 13-15 must have a parent present during class, ages 16+ parent supervision is not necessary)
Classes that accept drop-ins – •Beginning/Intermediate Tap •Introduction to Modern Dance Techniques •Barre & Center •EmbodieDance •Belly Dance Drills & Techniques •Bollywood •PWYC Intermediate Modern •Solo Jazz & Swing Dance
Classes that accept 5 and 10 class cards as payment – •Beginning/Intermediate Tap •Introduction to Modern Dance Techniques •Barre & Center •EmbodieDance •Belly Dance Drills & Techniques •PWYC Intermediate Modern •Solo Jazz & Swing Dance (if the series is not cumulative)
Taste of Tamalpa: An Intro to Tamalpa Art/Life Process® – Join us for a two-hour workshop on Saturday, December 15th from 2:00 – 4:00pm to explore this movement-based expressive arts practice that combines dance, visual arts, voice, and creative writing to access innate wisdom of the body and transformative power of the imagination. $25
Pop Up Adult Beginner Ballet w/Lauren Curry – Lauren Curry will be popping up with an Adult Beginner Ballet series this December. Lauren LOVES Ballet, but only the friendly parts, and is excited to introduce participants to the fundamentals of Ballet technique in a safe, supportive, and FUN environment.
PWYC Intermediate Modern Technique – Pay what you can to join this community of movers in an int/adv class taught in rotation by IMAC staff and guest artists. Great for experienced dancers looking to move.
EmbodieDance – Lani Weissbach draws on Eastern and Western practices in this immersive movement experience designed for ALL levels of movers. Open your senses, deepen your intuition and widen your movement palette.
Beginning/Intermediate Tap – Get a great tap workout while learning basic rhythms and funky combinations in a variety of tap styles. Taught by Deanna Garner of Circle City Tap Company.
Introduction to Modern Dance Techniques – This class will introduce movers, even absolute beginners, to classical dance techniques like Ballet as well as Modern dance techniques like Doris Humphrey’s Fall and Recovery and Release technique. Taught by Randy Talley.
Bollywood – A fusion of Indian traditional, classical, and modern styles that is just plain fun! Usha Sirimalle teaches technique in an energetic environment that will have you smiling throughout the class.
Solo Jazz & Swing Dance – Danny Beyrer delivers a swingin’ good time as you kick, twist, and pulse to the infectious music of the swing era. Learn iconic vernacular Jazz solo routines – Mama Stew, Shim Sham, Big Apple, and the list goes on…
Belly Dance – Liz Wray’s fun and self-affirming environment will have you loving your body and how it moves. Beginners discover new muscles as they break down steps. Advanced students explore more complex, layered choreographies.
Barre & Center – Experienced/returning dancers will rekindle their dance passion in a fun, joyful, adult-centric environment. Carrie Gaerte leads a ballet-inspired barre warm-up followed by a jazz/contemporary center.
Kinetic Kids – Informed by Brain Compatible Dance Education, Lauren Curry offers children a nurturing, energetic setting in which to develop cognitive, kinesthetic, and social skills.