Our Class Schedule

Starting 3/12 masks will be optional for dancers who are vaccinated or have a negative covid test within 72 hours. Teachers can elect to still have masks work in their class.

Registration Info

There’s something for everyone at Westlake Dance Center. Whether you’re brand new to dance or an advanced practitioner, whether you’re seeking an upbeat & modern style of dance or something more expressive and classical, you’ll find what you’re looking for in our studio. Check out our Class Schedule and Class Descriptions below for more detailed information.

Studio Notes

COVID Update: Mask Policy

After 3/12 masks will be optional at WDC for vaccinated individuals or people with negative COVID test within 72 hours, but teacher's can choose to require masks still.

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Click on the teacher's name to learn more about them. Level descriptions & style descriptions can be found below.

Class names with an "*" mean that teacher will still require masks to be worn in class.
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II / III

10:00 AM
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11:30 AM

I / II

11:30 AM
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12:30 PM

I / II

11:30 am
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12:30 pm

Open Level

12:30 PM
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1:30 PM

I / II

12:30 pm
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01:30 pm

I / II

5:30 PM
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7:00 PM

I / II

5:30 PM
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6:30 PM

I

7:00 PM
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8:00 PM

II / III

8:00 PM
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9:00 PM

III

8:30 PM
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9:30 PM

III

4:00 PM
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5:30 PM

I / II

5:30 PM
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6:30 PM

III / IV

6:30 PM
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7:30 PM

III / IV

7:30 PM
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9:00 PM

II / III

5:30 PM
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7:00 PM

II / III

7:00 PM
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8:00 PM

Open Level

10:00 AM
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11:30 AM

Open Level

11:30 AM
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12:30 PM

Open Level

11:30 AM
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12:30 PM

III / IV

12:30 PM
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1:30 PM

Pricing & Registration

$16
1 hr in-person

4 Class Pack

$60

$15/class

8 Class Pack

$112

$14/class

12 Class Pack

$156

$13/class

$18
1.5 hr in-person

4 Class Pack

$68

$17/class

8 Class Pack

$128

$16/class

12 Class Pack

$180

$15/class

All class series are valid for one month from the date you take your first class
To Register:

All students must check in at the desk for classes. If you need to pay for class, you must wait in line. We will be accepting Venmo, Cash, Credit, Debit, & Checks.

To pay via Venmo @sheri-lewis-1 and include the following:

Email Address     |     Class Date     |     Class Name

If you haven’t danced at Westlake before you will need to fill out a registration form when you check-in, make sure to arrive early enough for that.

Attention New Students

If this is your first time visiting Westlake Dance Center, you can speed up your check-in process by downloading this waiver, filling it out, printing it, and bringing it to the studio with you. Otherwise, ensure that you build in extra time before class to fill out this form.

Download Waiver

Class Level Descriptions

Level I

Beginner

Level I / II

A little dance background

Level II

Low-Intermediate

Level II / III

Intermediate

Level III

Working towards advanced

Level III / IV

Intermediate-Advanced

Level IV

Advanced

Open Level

Everyone is welcome

Open Level

Class Types

Jazzfunk

Hip Hop Based Choreography with elements of Jazz Technique included

Heels

Heels Style Choreography

Showgirl Heels

A class dedicated to Parisian Cabaret Showgirl Style. Heels are optional

Bellydance

Classical and Modern Egyptian Bellydance

Afro

This Afro class will focus on fundamentals in urban styles such as Afrobeats, Afrohouse, Ndombolo, Coupe Decale and Amapiano. Students can expect to explore the key elements of Afro dance through drills, short sequences and exercises. Open to beginning movers to advanced dancers.

Yoga

Limber up those dancing muscles with a yoga session.

Stretch & Strength

Stretch and Strength is an intense session of basic stretches and strengthening that targets many areas of the body. Stretching involves an integrated partner-stretching program created by Keri LaGrand. Strengthening involves isometrics to target specific muscles and cardio exercises. This class is a great workout and a fun way to stay in great shape! The Stretch and Strength class is for anyone, whether you are dancer wanting a hard workout or just someone who wants a challenge.

Contemporary

Lyrical/Contemporary is a style of jazz that concentrates on technical fluidity and personal display of emotions and feelings. Dancers are given the opportunity to explore the lyrics and incorporate them into movement thus expressing their own individuality. Class begins with a warm-up which focuses on technique, coordination, and flexibility. Warm-up is followed by either progressions across the floor or straight to a combination which chains movement in a longer sequence.

Lyrical

Lyrical/Contemporary is a style of jazz that concentrates on technical fluidity and personal display of emotions and feelings. Dancers are given the opportunity to explore the lyrics and incorporate them into movement thus expressing their own individuality. Class begins with a warm-up which focuses on technique, coordination, and flexibility. Warm-up is followed by either progressions across the floor or straight to a combination which chains movement in a longer sequence.

Progressions

Progressions focus on the basics of jazz including turns, turns sequences, leaps, jumps. Class starts with a warm-up, then starts working on a progression of dance technique traveling across the floor.

Tap

Stretch and Strength is an intense session of basic stretches and strengthening that targets many areas of the body. Stretching involves an integrated partner-stretching program created by Keri LaGrand. Strengthening involves isometrics to target specific muscles and cardio exercises. This class is a great workout and a fun way to stay in great shape! The Stretch and Strength class is for anyone, whether you are dancer wanting a hard workout or just someone who wants a challenge.

Jazz

Jazz classes explore traditional, Broadway, funky or contemporary styles in a fun, energetic atmosphere. Class begins with a warm-up which focuses on technique, coordination, and flexibility. Warm-up is followed by either progressions across the floor or straight to a combination which chains movement in a longer sequence. Jazz usus full body movements that incorporate turns and leaps.

Hip Hop

Hip-hop refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. Styles include breaking, locking, popping, and more. Classes generally start with a warm-up then work on a combination which chains movement in a longer sequence. Hip-hop uses smaller isolated movements and possibly a “freestyle” (improvisational) component.

Ballet

Ballet is a technical form of dance with its own vocabulary based on French terminology and follows specific rules about the positions of the arms, feet, and body. A typical ballet class will start with barre exercises like pliés, tendus, and rond de jambes and ends with center and across the floor work to incorporate barre exercises into longer sequences.
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