JCC School of Dance 

Erianne R. Raib-Ptichkin
Artistic Director
330.333.2219

jccschoolofdance@jewishyoungstown.org

Erianne Raib-Ptichkin is a well-trained and experienced local dance teacher collaborating with the JCC as the Artistic Director of the new School of Dance. In addition to over twenty years of dance training, Ms. Eri has studied extensively at the collegiate level, receiving both a B.A and B.S. from YSU.  As an active member of Dance Masters of America, she continues to teach the art of dance at YSU, in many area studios, and local high schools.

The new JCC School of Dance program teaches children the technique, artistry, and discipline of dance in a cheerful and positive learning environment. Children develop a variety of transferable listening and learning skills in a classroom setting, while being physically healthy and having fun!

Parents and caregivers have the perfect opportunity to socialize and build a lasting bond with their young children in our Parent & Me classes. From tummy time to make believe, these classes stimulate the child's brain and senses to make children happy and healthy.

JCC Bursar's Office:
505 Gypsy Lane
Youngstown, OH 44504
330.746.3250 ext. 195
bursar@jewishyoungstown.org


CLICK HERE  to view the Student Handbook

Adult Classes (16 years & up)

Adult Beginner Ballet 
A 45 minute class that introduces adults to the basic principles of ballet including body positions and movements. Improves posture and balance skills, and challenges students to remember patterns and choreography. Active wear and ballet shoes encouraged.
Summer Session II
Mondays | 6:30 -7:15 p.m.
$53/Member | $70/Non Member

Adult Beginner Tap 
A 45 minute class that introduces adults to the percussive dance style known as tap. Dancers gain listening skills and develop rhythm while moving to the beat and creating music with their feet. Active wear encouraged, tap shoes required.
Summer Session II
Mondays | 7:15 -8:00 p.m.
$53/Member | $70/Non Member

Adult Hip Hop 
A 45 minute class for adults at any level of experience to get up and get moving to the beat of popular music from the 90's and later. Learn isolations, improve overall body strength, and burn calories while experiencing elements of hip hop like popping, locking, and house dance. Active wear encouraged, clean sneakers required. Please bring class shoes with you in a bag; do not wear your studio shoes outside.
Summer Session I
Tuesdays | 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.
$53/Member | $70/Non Member
Summer Session II
Mondays | 8:00 - 8:45 p.m.
$53/Member | $70/Non Member

Adult Ballet
A 45 minute class for adults with previous ballet dance experience looking for a fun way to stay active, maintain muscle tone, and improve posture and balance. Class challenges students to remember patterns and choreography. Active wear and ballet shoes encouraged.
Summer Session I & II
Fridays | 5:30 - 6:15 p.m.
$53/Member | $70/Non Member

Adult Tap
A 45 minute class for adults with previous tap experience that explores musicality and rhythm in a relaxed but challenging atmosphere. Improve balance, lower body strength, and technique while exploring a variety of tap styles and music genres. Active wear encouraged, tap shoes required.
Summer Session I & II
Fridays | 6:15 - 7:00 p.m.
$53/Member | $70/Non Member

Summer Session Dates:            
Summer Session II: July 14, 2017 - August 21, 2017
Minimum: 3 per class  Maximum: 10 per class

Children's Classes:

Parent & Me I - Baby (4 months to pre-walking)
A 45 minute class that introduces babies to gross motor skills with the interaction of a parent or caregiver. Build loving relationships through sensory related activities including song, dance and tummy time.

Summer Session II
Date: Saturdays
Time:   10:30-11:15 a.m.
$53/Member $70/Non Member

Parent & Me II - Toddler (Walking to 2½ years old)
A 45 minute class that focuses on parent led activities that build coordination, listening skills, and social awareness. Learning based play with a variety of props and musical styles to keep the tots active and interested.

Summer Session II
Date: Saturdays
Time:   11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
$53/Member $70/Non Member

Parent & Me III - Child (3 - 4 years old)
A 45 minute class that challenges children to use their minds as well as their bodies to move to a variety of song styles. A variety of props help stimulate creativity, and parents begin to dance with their child, rather than leading.

Summer Session  II
Date: Saturdays
Time:  12:30 -1:15 p.m.
$53/Member $70/Non Member

Dance Curriculum I (7 - 8 years old) & Dance Curriculum II (9-11 years old)

Ballet - Emphasizes the basic principles of ballet including body positions and movements. Introduces balance skills and challenges students to remember patterns and choreography.

Date: Level I –Tuesdays
Time: 3:30 - 4:15 p.m.
Date: Level II – Thursdays
Time: 3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Tap- Introduces students to the percussive dance style known as tap. Dancers gain listening skills and develop rhythm while moving to the beat and creating music with their feet.

Date: Level I – Tuesdays
Time: 4:20 -5:05 p.m.
Date: Level II - Thursdays
Time: 4:20 -5:05 p.m.

Jazz - Teaches the art of classic jazz dancing with an emphasis on body lines, coordination and proper technique. This class aids in the development of spatial and kinesthetic awareness.

Date: Level I – Tuesdays
Time:  5:10-5:55 p.m.
Date: Level II –Thursdays
Time: 5:10 - 5:55 p.m.

# of Classes Member Price Non Member Price
1st Class $53 $70
2nd Class $51 $68
3rd Class $48 $65

 

*All classes will have a performance with the exception of Parent & Me 1 & 11 

Specialty Camps:

Acrobatics Mini 
A concentrated 4-day fun camp where students will learn and perfect acrobatic and tumbling basics. A guest instructor trained in the acrobatic arts will be joining us for this camp. Camp is filled with flips, crafts, games, and treats! Tight fitting active wear and bare feet required.
July 17-July 20, 2017
$45/Member | $60/Non Member
Tiny Tumblers (ages 4-6)
3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
Acro-Dance (ages 7-11)
5:15 - 6:30 p.m.
Minimum: 3 students per class
Maximum: 12 students per class

Obstacle Mini 
A 2-day camp that introduces kids to obstacle courses that require running, jumping, and tons of energy! Learn the skills every good superhero or ninja would need to save the day, like speed, strength, and prowess. Active wear and bare feet required.
July 31 - August 3, 2017
Super Heroes (ages 4-6)
3:45 - 6:15 p.m.
Ninja Games (ages 7-11)
3:45 - 6:15 p.m.
$45/Member | $60/Non Member

Baton Mini 
A concentrated 4-day fun camp where students will learn baton twirling, marching, tosses, and more! Local majorettes will join the camp each day to dance with the students. This camp is geared towards beginner and intermediate baton twirlers. Active wear required. Batons available to borrow for the duration of camp.
August 7 - August 10, 2017
Tiny Twirlers (ages 4-7)
5:15 - 6:30 p.m.
Baton Basics (ages 8-11)
3:45 -5:00 p.m.
$45/Member $60/Non Member

 

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