BLACKBOX 
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210.660.3838
DANCE CLASSES
Embrace Your Rhythm

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Black Box offers co-ed dance classes that help you 
develop technique, discipline, expression and grace while focusing on rhythm, syncopation and stage presence. Whether you are a novice or experienced dancer, learning for fun or profession, you will find our studio environment accessible, supportive and enriching. So grab your dance shoes and let's get movin'! We offer Ballet, Modern, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Praise Dance, Tap, Jazz and African Dance lessons –just to name a few. 
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CHILDREN'S CLASSES ages 7 through17 years old – Beginner to Intermediate LAUREN VALDEZ was born in San Antonio, Texas and started dance at the age of 5. She has trained in various styles of dance such as; ballet, modern, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, jazz and is currently an officer of the John Paul Stevens Sky Dancers dance team. She has learned under the instruction and discipline of Encore dance for a year and later moved onto train at Chrissy's Dance Academy for a total of 8 years. She hopes to pursue a career in singing, acting and dancing after she graduates. Lauren strives to better herself while serving as a mentor and offering encouragement to her fellow performing artists. Dance Team Prep (ages 13-17) In this class students will study the art of dance and drill team. Perfecting the technique required on a dance team; Students will learn the necessary jumps, leaps and turns, as well as high kick combinations. This class is highly recommended for those who plan on trying out for their high school dance team. Students will engage in a rigorous course of strength and conditioning, learning the discipline from styles such as ballet and jazz. This class will focus on working on our weaknesses and turning them into our strengths. Beginner Jazz (ages 7-13) (drop in's welcome) Learning the proper use of terminology and structure that is required. Dancers will step up their game and push beyond the limits to exceed in the style of Jazz. While being introduced to advanced leaps, turns and combinations.
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Teaches creative dance, hip hop, modern, jazz
CHILDREN AND ADULT CLASSES – Beginner to Intermediate BREANA PATRICK
Dancing since the age of 5, Bree Patrick is no stranger to the life of a performer. At a young age, Bree has cheered and dance on a competitive level earning many titles to her name. Throughout her high school years, Bree cheered at John Jay high School, earning the title Captain of the varsity team in the years 2011-2012. After high school, Bree hung up her cheer shoes and pursued dancing full time, becoming a face dancer at SeaWorld San Antonio in 2012 and choreographing dances for special events, including competitions and private parties. She aspires to pursue dancing as a lifelong career performing in her younger years and choreographing a little later in life. Her styles include Jazz, Hip-hop, Modern, Ballet, and Contemporary. With 16 years of experience, Bree feels with dance, the moves aren’t as important as teaching confidence and creativity. Classes ARE OPEN Ongoing weekly classes. 
 After School Dance This is a co-ed introduction to dance for beginner dancers. students new ways to express themselves through rhythm and movement along with dance elements, vocabulary, space, time and body awareness, as well as dance class etiquette. (Attire: shorts or sweatpants, t-shirt (Coed) HIP HOP DANCE If you’re looking for exercise, a new way to meet friends, or trying to learn some new moves, look no further. Unlock your creativity in this high energy class that invokes spirit, passion, and a whole lot of personality. With a little touch of everything, this class is for those looking to push the boundaries of what they know about Hip-Hop. Learn to lose and find yourself in movement while gaining self-confidence and how to express yourself in ways you wouldn’t think possible. (Coed) SEE CALENDAR PAGE FOR ONGOING CLASSES, DAYS AND TIMES

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Teaches children ballet, tap, jazz classes
CHILDREN 4 through Senior Adults CLASSES – Beginner TIA SEIDLE - CHAISSON was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. Her passion for dance was detected at an early age by her father who put her in her first dance class at the age of 3. Studying under the leadership of Joan Myers Brown and the phenomenal instructors at the The Philadelphia School of Dance Arts, Tia danced and performed annually in Ballet, Jazz, Tap,Acrobatics, and Toe. At the age of eighteen physical limitations set in but the flame never went flickered. Overcoming debilitating health challenges, today she's ministering in dance in praise and worship at True Vine Baptist Church, San Antonio.

Tia is also a Certified Holistic Health Coach empowering others by helping them maintain and sustain health in every aspect of life through the use of natural solutions. For more information visit: mydoterra.com/tiad
PRAISE DANCE (Ages 10 to Teens and Older Adults/Seniors) Develop the styles and techniques to tell stories and express yourself in creative ways through this unique art of praise. You will learn various movement combinations to interpret a song and music that have Biblical meaning you can share with your church and community. DISCOVERING DANCE JAZZ/TAP COMBO Beginners (Ages 7 to 11yrs.) This class curriculum is based on ballet technique, blended with traditional jazz movement, tap and hip hop dance styles. Class begins with warm ups, stretches, body isolations, floor progressions and fun combinations. Progression for the experienced student, more of the focus is on proper dance technique to develop complex rhythms & patterns. (Wear jazz shoes or go bare foot; ONLY black, white & pink dance attire). DISCOVERING DANCE JAZZ/TAP COMBO Beginners (Older Adults/Seniors) This class curriculum is a modified version to accommodate older adults. The class is based on ballet technique, blended with traditional jazz movement, tap and hip hop dance styles. Class begins with warm ups, stretches, body isolations, floor progressions and fun combinations. Progression for the experienced student, more of the focus is on proper dance technique to develop complex rhythms & patterns. (Attire discussed at first class). SEE CALENDAR PAGE FOR ONGOING CLASSES, DAYS AND TIMES

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Teaches Hip hop, rap, turfing, story telling classes
KOBE KING has been dancing for 5 years. Kobe specializes in Hip Hop, Animation, Turfing, Story telling, & Mime/Praise Dance. Kobe's older brother introduced him to his first form of dance–Praise Dance. With practice and determination Kobe has become a master in the dance forms Animation, Hip Hop, Turfing & Story Telling. Kobe's talents excel beyond movement to the verbal arts. Musical lyrics and rap are his newest passions. After high school graduation, Kobe plans to pursue Business and Arts degrees in Music Production & Dance. Kobe's dream is to eventually sign with a record label and give back to his home town San Antonio. In the meantime, he continues to hone his skills, study hard and mentor young dancers who love this form of expression as much as he does. Classes Pending HIP HOP MOVES Saturdays Beginner Ages 5 - 8 Beginner Ages 9 - 13 Beginner - Intermediate Ages 14 through 17 TBD

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TUESDAYS Each class $10


Starting April 4, 2017 • San Antonio Soul Line Dance with Toni Armstead
Date Night, Ladies Night Out, OR just looking for a fun way to exercise, reduce stress and gain other health benefits. Line dance to Soul, Jazz, Zydeco, Hip Hop, R& B and Blues. Join us on Tuesday nights for good times with music and dance!

No Partner Required -- but feel free to bring 'em
if you got 'em!


Every Tuesday 7pm to 830pm.

Private parties available for booking.