SATURDAYS, FEBRUARY 26 – APRIL 23, 2022
*No Class March 19
Instructor: Miss Molly (Spencer)
Location: Room 213
Expansion of Creative Dance with an emphasis in pre ballet and basic jazz dance steps. Instruction will include warm up exercises, increased vocabulary and beginning mini ballet barre ballet positions, across the floor exercises, beginning turns and leaps as well as partner work. Creative dance through stories and beginning choreography is taught at the end of class along with different styles of music. This is a body positive and nurturing environment.
Benefits include listening skills and concentration, increased coordination, and an understanding of movement, i.e. time, space, directions and balance, social skills and development of creativity.
Supplies: Masks required inside SCC building. Dance shoes, ballet slippers or barefoot. Please no socks (grippy kind ok) or just tights as the floor can be slippery. Comfortable clothing to move in or dancewear such as leotards, skirts, skirted leotards and tights (with shoes) of any color or style.Please no tutus or pajamas in class. Being dressed and ready for class is part of the experience and encourages focus and participation. Dress in layers as it can go from chilly to warm quickly! Hair pulled off of face.
Miss Molly (Spencer)
Molly Spencer otherwise known as “Miss Molly” started Miss Molly’s Pre Ballet & Dance in January 2015 and has taught hundreds of local children the joy of dancing, creating and performing!
She was Director of Novato School of Dance; a program of the Novato Parks and Recreation from 1999 to 2008. During that time presented three pre ballet recitals a year, a bi annual dance show for all Park and Rec Dance Classes, and choreographed and directed the children’s ballet Peter and the Wolf. In addition, she taught pre ballet, ballet and modern/lyrical jazz to students ranging from 4 to 16.
Molly started her path right here in Sonoma at the Community Center then continued her studies as well as performing with College of Marin and Santa Rosa Jr College. She studied with renowned teachers Jim May at Dance Space and the Paul Taylor Dance Studio in New York City.