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2 - 100 Guest(s)
Does your little one LOVE TO DANCE & MOVE??? Have them enjoy dance class while they learn to be part of a group as they explore creatively through movement, music, and mimic play. Basic dance terminology is also introduced.
Class is formatted in 30 minute meetings, with stretch & warm-up, insttructor-led movement or mimic play, and/or introduction to terminology.
Class is offered either on Wednesdays or Fridays (or can be combined; price doubles if combined). New 5-week session begins either Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016 or Friday, 21 Oct 2016. Another 4-week session follows and begins Wednesday, 30 Nov 2016 or Friday, 2 December 2016.
Revolving registration is on-going.
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Born in 1970, Melinda was raised in the Philippines. She came to the States in 1981 at the age of 11. As young as she can remember, dancing and moving has been in her blood.
A high school P.E. dance program was Melinda’s first introduction to formal dance training – a program that changed her life and led to who she is now. It introduced her to her mentor, a dance instructor who showed her that dance is about finding the passion and art in it; finding the love in how great it is to move – not the glitziness of it or competition part of it. It was in this program that Melinda realized her true love with dance as well – teaching it, inspiring with it, and sharing it.
A 20 + years Air Force veteran, dance has always been a part of Melinda's life. She created a youth dance program for military families while stationed at Rhein Main Air Base Germany. She coached a developing dance team at Christopher Newport University when transferred to Langley Air Force Base in Hampton. And in 2001, once transferred and settled in the Northern Virginia area, she created her program !ACCENT! Dancers, now 15 years running.
AA, Management, Community College of the Air Force, 2004
BS, Management; Park University, 2004
MS (Summa Cum Laude), Management/Project Management; Strayer, 2013
BA, Dance/MCERT Dance Candidate, University of Maryland, 2018
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