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Adult Classes

Register in advance for classes!

Adult Modern Dance Wed. 6:10-7:10 pm  

Adult Modern Dance class is an intermediate-level technique class that incorporates a full-body movement warm-up, modern dance techniques, improvisation, and phrase work. Class is moderate to high energy and requires some previous experience with movement.

Walk-in rate $25.00 

4 Classes $80.00

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Adult Absolute Beginner Dance (TBD, 2023)

Adult Absolute Beginner Dance class is a beginner-level technique class that incorporates a gentle full-body movement warm-up, and dance techniques including Ballet, and Modern. This class requires no previous experience with movement.

Walk-in rate $25.00 

4 Classes $80.00

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Fundamentals of MovementThis class is designed to be a gentle natural movement to awaken the mind and body so you can be grounded and centered for the day.  Excellent class for beginners. Instructor Robert Schmelzer

Walk-in rate $25.00 

4 Classes $80.00

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Morning Ballet Sat. 10-11 am 

Morning Ballet is a gentle ballet class that will focus on learning how to connect to ballet movement and make it authentic to you and your body.  This class also incorporates beginner yoga and pilates.   Find a gentle way to do ballet. Some previous dance experience is good but not necessary.

Walk-in rate $25.00 

4 Classes $80.00

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NEW CLASS

Mat Core(Fitness)

Mon. 5-6 pm

Wed. 10-11 am 

A conditioning class for all types of people.  We will focus on flexibility, and core stability and always finish with a cool down that will leave you feeling relaxed and energized.  Open to all levels. No experience is needed beginners are welcome. 

Walk-in rate $25.00 

4 Classes $80.00

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Joy of Movement (Workshop TBD, Spring 2023)

The joy of Movement is a dance class that is not about technique but instead focuses on finding joy and connecting to your body.  This class starts with a guided movement warm-up and develops into movement improvisation exploration.  

Open to all levels. No experience is needed. 

Please RSVP 

Power Yoga Monday  6:30-7:45 pm

$90.00 6 Class Card

High Energy Power Vinyasa Style Class with KaylaBartolomea Goad.

This class is a moderate/advanced flow focused on strength-building, breath, and endurance with a restorative cool down that will leave you feeling great.

$20.00 Walk-In (as of June 21, 2022)
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Gentle Yoga for Beginners Tue. 6-7 pm

Starting Jan. 10th!

This gentle flow class will teach you yoga postures and focus on correct alignment and use of the body and breath.  Sure to leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. If you are looking to learn more about yoga, this is the class for you.

$80.00 4 weeks

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Adult Capoeira Tuesday 7:15-8:30 pm

Open Studio Thursday 5-6 pm w/ Linalynn ($15.00 per class)

Afro-Brazilian Martial Art, Dance, and Music 

High energy and joyful class with Kevin DeShields. Instructor Guerrero.

Build strength, endurance, and coordination, and have fun playing Capoeira.

Learn to play Capoeira instruments and sing songs.

Walk-in rate $25.00 

4 Classes $80.00

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Private and Semi-Private Lessons  

Not ready for a class or looking for a private setting.  RVDP offers private sessions.

Looking for Pre or Post-Natal Fitness?  Linalynn is a Fit for Birth Specialist and offers private sessions.  

Youth Classes

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We have a SoMA Bus Stop for DRES Students!

Fundamentals of Dance ages 6+ Tue. 4:45-5:45 pm

Fundamentals of Dance for boys and girls will develop a foundation of dance skills developing body awareness, self-confidence, and cooperation.  Introduction to Ballet, Improvisation, Yoga, and Modern Dance.  No previous experience is needed.

Yoga and Movement age 8+ Tue 3:45-4:45 pm

This class will teach beginner yoga flow and incorporate creative movement and yoga games.

No previous experience with yoga or dance is needed.

SoMA Bus Stop for DRES students. 

Fun Fitness ages 8+ Mon. 3:45-4:45 pm 

Explore movement in a fun and safe way.  This class is for boys and girls who enjoy climbing, rolling, jumping, and acting like a Ninja. Each class will include a challenging obstacle course that encourages body awareness, mobility, and strength.   Fitness should be fun!

SoMA Bus Stop for DRES students. 

Ballet and Modern age 8+

Wed. 3:45-4:45 pm

This dance class is an all-level technique class that incorporates a full-body movement warm-up in a modern dance technique.  Intro to ballet, phrase work, and improvisation. Class is moderate to high energy and requires some experience with movement.

SoMA Bus Stop for DRES students. 

Make Your Own Dance age 8+

Wed. 4:45-5:45 pm

Learn how to choreograph your own dance.  Do you want to create a Tik-Tok, a YouTube dance, or a dance for the stage?  Choreographer, Linalynn Schmelzer will support each student to create their own dance by teaching foundational choreography skills.

No experience is needed.

*Teen Modern Dance Thursday 6:10-7:10 pm

Teen modern dance class is an intermediate-level technique class that incorporates a full-body movement warm-up, modern dance techniques, improvisation, and phrase work. Class is moderate to high energy and requires some previous experience in dance. Students who wish to perform in the youth ensemble must take this class and or Ballet.

*Teen Ballet Thursday 7:10-8:10 pm

Youth Ballet will focus on learning ballet vocabulary and developing a strong sense of technique, control, and coordination.  Must have some previous experience in dance.

SPARK Ensemble (TBA, 2023)

(with performance opportunities)

RVDP Youth Ensemble will rehearse weekly and perform in the community. 

*Prerequisite is Modern Dance and or Ballet ages 8 plus

Private and Semi-Private Lessons  

Not ready for a class or looking for a private setting.  RVDP offers private sessions.  Looking for extra studio time to prepare for college auditions Linalynn can help you prepare. 

Contact RVDP to schedule your private lessons.  

Children's Classes

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Creative Dance ages 3-6

Sat. 11:15-12  pm

Creative Dance for boys and girls will introduce basic movement skills in a group environment that will foster body awareness, self-confidence, and cooperative play.  Perfect for Pre-School, Kindergarten, and 1st Graders.

No previous experience is needed.

Home School Movement Class ages 4 +

TBA

A class for boys and girls that will introduce basic movement skills in a group environment that will foster body awareness, self-confidence, and cooperative play. River Valley Dance Project and Shell & Bee team up for an art and movement enrichment for home school children. Contact us to learn more about this program at SoMA. 

$110.00 per family for 4 weeks 

Parent and ME TODDLER age 2-6

Tuesday 11:15 - 12 pm

This class is for a child with a parent, grandparent, or care provider. 

We will stretch, dance, and have fun moving creatively together!  

The perfect class to nurture the love of movement and introduce your toddler to a class structure.

Parent and ME BABY age 2 months plus (NEW CLASS)

Thursday 11-11:45 pm

This class is for a baby with a parent.  New moms and dads are welcome.  

We will focus on bonding with your baby while giving you both a calm and relaxing environment to move together in. The perfect class to nurture the love of movement and have a relaxing movement experience with your baby. 

Private and Semi-Private Lessons  

Not ready for a class or looking for a private setting.  RVDP offers private sessions.

Linalynn is a fit for birth specialist and ready to empower you for your birth and beyond. 

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Workshops/Events 

Space is limited.

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