ENRICHMENT CLASSES 2014 - 2015
KidZone offers classes in many disciplines. Experienced instructors teach small classes in a child-friendly, safe and non-competitive environment. Your children will build confidence and self-esteem as they enjoy and learn from the wide range of activities available.
*CHILDREN CAN PLAY FOR FREE IN OUR PLAY AREA BEFORE OR AFTER THEIR CLASS.
*Siblings can play in our play are during the class for just 1/2 a price - only $4 !!!!!
TUMBLING & DANCE FOR TODDLERS
2-4 years old Monday 10:30 $40 a month Starts 9/16
Foster a love of movement in your child with this fun and energetic class. Lessons consider students’ attention spans and keeps them happily engaged while learning to translate music to movement. Class will corporate tumbling and dance moves.
COOKING CLASS: Mini Chef
Tuesday 5:00-6:00 $40 a month+$10 for ingredients Starts 9/16/14
Children enjoy hands-on fun learning basic cooking and baking techniques. Science and math skills are the foundation for the cooking activities in this class. Safety is emphasized while preparing delicious, healthy, seasonal recipes.
BALLET, TAP & JAZZ
Tippy Toes 3Y-6Y | Monday 4:15-5:00 $40 a month
This class is geared towards the young dancer that shows an interest in music and movement. Students can benefit in participating in the classical technique of ballet, Jazz and Tap as well as free movement and improve flexibility, placement, discipline and focus, as well as understanding the music we are moving to. All classes will be based on a core value, and that is having FUN! I
IRISH STEP DANCING
Beginners - Wednesday 4:30-5:15 / $40 a month Starting 9/17/2014
Advanced - Wednesday 5:30-6:15 / $40 a month Starting 9/17/2014
Join us for an exciting class in the traditional Irish form of dancing. Beginner and intermediate level for boys and girls.
4y-7y Tuesday 4:15-5:00 / $40 a month Starts 9/16/2014
This class is designed for those individuals who want to learn flips, handsprings and other floor skills. The emphasis is on improving strength, flexibility and correct alignment for tumbling skills.
3y-5y Thursday 4:15-5:00 / $40 a month Starts 9/18/2014
Enjoy a fun and interactive class that will help boost your child’s confidence and creativity. He/she will enter an environment that will allow them to explore their individuality through story-time, song, dance and movement. This 45 minute class will help enhance communication skills and provide the opportunity for your child to learn to interact with other children; all while ACTing Up!
6y-9y Thursday 5:15 - 6:00 / $40 a month Starts 9/18/2014
Improv is a form of acting where there is little to no preparation; you just act in the moment. This is a great way for you to explore your creativity and spontaneity. In this class you will learn the basics of Improvisational Theatre through games and movement. From fun, funky movements to silly noises we will laugh our way through Improv. SO… Curtains Up, it’s time for the show!
MEET OUR TEACHERS:
Jill Snyder has a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Master’s degree in Fisheries; she has also completed Education classes at Siena College.
She has extensive experience with children: tutoring, volunteering in schools, leading toddler time at the Cairo Public Library, coaching the local soccer team, as well as raising her own.
Her love of baking and cooking is evident by her exquisite culinary creations.
Mary grew up in Bayside, Queens and spent her summers in the Irish Alps, otherwise known as East Durham. She relocated to the area in 1995 with her husband Sean and has spent the last 17 years raising six children and working as an educator. She has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a master's degree in Special Education and has been a substitute teacher, a volunteer Faith Formation teacher, and a preschool Special Education teacher for the past 12 years. Mary's parents were born
in Ireland and she grew up listening to Irish music and dancing. She started step dancing at the age of 8 and began classes with Michael Farrell in Woodside, Queens at age 12. She was reintroduced to the Farrell school in East Durham where her nieces and nephew took classes and is now the mother of two championship Farrell dancers. Mary continues to dance in adult ceilis and has placed for the last 5 years at the Eastern Regionals. Mary volunteers to work with dancers and assists in organizing local performances. She is president of the parent organization for dance and has a passion to keep the tradition alive. She is excited about offering a class that will introduce students to the basics of Irish step dancing and to miliarize students with both traditional and contemporary Irish music and dance.
Jessica Coons is a wife, mother, and actress. It was through Motherhood that she discovered her true calling…teaching. She graduated from Russell Sage College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre. She also studied acting at the British American Drama Academy in London, England. Jessica has taught acting to all age groups at The New York State Theater Institute. She currently teaches Toddler Time at the Greenville Library as well as summer acting classes. Jessica has now created her own curriculum to help children grow and thrive using acting, movement and music.