MADISON, WI - 2017-18 SEASON CLASS SCHEDULE, DESCRIPTIONS & RATES


Our Madison, WI 2017-18 Spring Class Session begins on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, and runs until our Showcase on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Madison, WI. ALL Classes are held at our Madison home, Express Yourself Madison, located at 401 N. Lake Street (downstairs). View a Calendar of our Madison Class Schedule Here.

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--> Session runs from Wednesday, September 27, 2017 until our Showcase on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Madison, WI
--> There will be NO CLASS: Thanksgiving (Nov. 23-24), Christmas Break (December 23 - January 7), and during Spring Break (March 20 - April 8, 2018).
--> There is a $12 Costume Fee for recital tshirts, due by April 30, 2018.
--> All Sweatshop Movement classes run about 50-55 minutes in length, within a 1 hour time block (unless otherwise noted), allowing for time for announcements, set up, and parent conversations before and after classes.
--> Classes and times are subject to change based on enrollment - we may combine classes as necessary, to insure that they run and we have enough students. :) We do our best to accomodate everyone's schedule to keep the most people dancing as possible! Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.



MONDAYS

BEGINNER BBOY/BGIRL with 'Bboy BenDer'
3:00pm • Location: Express Yourself Madison ages 6+

ADVANCED BBOY/BGIRL with 'Bboy BenDer'
4:00pm • Location: Express Yourself Madison ages 9+

WEDNESDAYS

NEW! TINY TOT YOUTH HIP HOP with Ms. Erika
2:30pm • Location: Express Yourself Madison • ages 4-6

* This class runs 40-45 minutes long

YOUTH HIP HOP CHOREO 101 with Ms. Erika
3:15pm • Location: Express Yourself Madison • ages 6-11

SWEATshorties HIP HOP CREW with Ms. Erika
4:15-6:00pm • Location: Express Yourself Madison • ages 6-11 (1st-6th Grade)
*This class requires Instructor Approval prior to registering, and participants will be chosen based on audition. This class can ONLY be taken for the Full Year.

SWEAT Squad HIP HOP CREW with Ms. Erika
6:00-7:45pm • Location: Express Yourself Madison • ages 12-18 (7th-12th Grade)
*This class requires Instructor Approval prior to registering, and participants will be chosen based on audition. This class can ONLY be taken for the Full Year.







CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

BBOY/BGIRL 101 • Mondays 3-4p (Ages 6+)

This class is aimed at high-energy youth looking to harness their inner bboy or bgirl!! Students will learn foundation moves of bboys and bgirls through various activities, and sets. Some classes will even offer a theme or story line. Classes begin with a warm-up, and continue with work on freezes, power, style, and small sets. Youth will develop strength, coordination, and flexibility, and gain confidence in freestyle ability. Each class ends with a mini-battle. Don't be fooled by breakdancing classes taught by "dance teachers." Our class is taught by real bboys & bgirls living and battling in the bboy scene, with both accreditation and a passion to teach & mentor the young! You wouldn't take your ballet classes from a bboy, so make sure your breakin classes are taught by real bboys & bgirls!!

MOVE MAKERS! TINY TOT HIP HOP • Wednesdays 2:30-3:15p (Ages 4-6)

This class is aimed at tots who love to move, shake and drop!! Students will learn fun, kid-conscious, hip hop routines while being introduced to the styles that are the foundation of “hip hop dance.” Dancers will engage in dance-related games and activities, all while building rhythm, skill, confidence, freestyle, and simple footwork. Classes will include a warm up and stretching, and conclude with a routine to be used at our June showcase. Class meant specifically for kids 4K - 1st grade who are ready to move & groove!!


YOUTH HIP HOP CHOREO 101 • Wednesdays 3:15p (Ages 6-11)

This class is aimed at dancers who have already completed our Beginner Youth Hip Hop class, and are looking to advance their Hip Hop Foundation and freestyle skills. Students will learn fun, kid-conscious, hip hop routines while also being introduced to the styles that are the foundation of “hip hop dance”: footwork, steppin, poppin, tutting, gliding and choreography, while also placing a greater emphasis on freestyle and beginning to develop choreography of your own! Classes begin with a warm-up, and introductions to the various styles, and concludes with choreography. Dancers will also increase flexibility, strength, and coordination – all while having a great time! Don't be fooled by hip hop classes taught by "dance teachers." Our class is taught by real hip hop dancers living and performing in the hip hop dance scene, with both accreditation and a passion to teach & mentor the young! You wouldn't take your ballet classes from a bboy, so make sure your hip hop classes are taught by real hip hoppers!!

SWEATshorties HIP HOP CREW • Wednesdays 4:15-6p (Ages 6-11)

This crew is geared towards students ages 1st - 6th Grade who have completed at least 2 years with our program, or another hip hop program, but who are ready to increase their performance, and even compete!! This team has been apart of many exciting events in the past, including Dane Dances & even a UW-Madison Men's Basketball Game! Dancers must have a strong background in all TRUE styles of hip hop dance, and show a passion for learning, focusing, and improving. Class time will be spent increasing flexibility, strength, learning advanced tumbling skills, and exploring various hip hop techniques, while focusing on learning routines for both performance and competition! Please email us first for approval if you are interested in joining this exciting group! Or visit our info page for our SWEATshorties crew AUDITIONS here.
*This class requires Instructor Approval prior to registering, and participants will be chosen based on audition

SWEAT Squad HIP HOP CREW • Wednesdays 6-7:45p (Ages 12-18)

This crew is geared towards students ages 7th - 12th Grade who have completed at least 2 years with our program, or another hip hop program, but who are ready to increase their performance, and even compete!! This team has been apart of many exciting events in the past, including Dane Dances & even a UW-Madison Men's Basketball Game! Dancers must have a strong background in all TRUE styles of hip hop dance, and show a passion for learning, focusing, and improving. Class time will be spent increasing flexibility, strength, learning advanced tumbling skills, and exploring various hip hop techniques, while focusing on learning routines for both performance and competition! Please email us first for approval if you are interested in joining this exciting group! Or visit our info page for our SWEATshorties crew AUDITIONS here.
*This class requires Instructor Approval prior to registering, and participants will be chosen based on audition

 



CLASS RATES

We encourage dancers to sign up for the full year term, as this is the most cost-effective solution, and is also most beneficial to our students’ learning, however we understand that circumstances may prevent or limit you to joining for just one semester of classes. For the 2016-17 Calendar in Madison, WI, class tuition is as follows:

FULL YEAR tuition

1 dancer per family: $375
2-3 dancers per family: 5% Discount
4+ dancers per family: 10% Discount

FALL SESSION ONLY tuition

1 dancer per family: $140
2-3 dancers per family: 5% Discount
4+ dancers per family: 10% Discount

SPRING SESSION ONLY tuition

1 dancer per family: $270
2-3 dancers per family: 5% Discount
4+ dancers per family: 10% Discount



* We are PROUD to offer extremely discounted rates to dancers who apply to our scholarship program. If you are registering for classes, and want to apply for a scholarship, please message us or send an email to our Scholarship Committe here. Please contact us for further information if you believe you qualify, or visit our Scholarship page here.

** Monthly Payment Plans are available for full year registration, as an alternative to full-tuition payments. Similar installments are available for semester-only registration. For more information on the rates for our various payment plans, please contact us directly.