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Medical Questions:

We expect students to have consulted with their doctor before starting any new exercise program.



Ballroom Dance, Swing and Club Style Dances


Ballroom Dance, East Coast Swing . . . Beginner / Brush Up
Dancing should be FUN! Learn social dancing to a variety of music for parties, weddings, cruises and dance events. Class size limited. The lessons have been created so you can learn and dance in a small space via Zoom. You will learn basic Ballroom and Rhythm patterns in Waltz, Rumba, Cha-Cha, East Coast Swing and some club style dances. Great for beginners and for those who have taken lessons in the past. A fun, no stress way to learn how to move on the dance floor. FOR THOSE GETTING MARRIED AND THEIR FAMILIES AND BRIDAL PARTIES - This is a fantastic, economical way to learn the basic movement/steps before you choreograph your first dance! Instructor Natalie Mazzola is a former amateur 10 dance champion, and a teacher for over 20 years at the Vitti's School of Dance in Danbury, CT. She loves to have fun, and her no stress attitude toward dance is clear as her students always leave with a smile!

4 Sessions $ 80 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 64) per couple
Wed., 9/30; 10/7, 14 & 21 from 7:30 to 8:10 p.m.; Zoom

4 Sessions $ 80 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 64) per couple
Wed., 10/28; 11/4, 11 & 18 from 7:30 to 8:10 p.m.; Zoom


Dance Toning

Dance Toning
Get cardio exercise, muscle training, and total body conditioning, while having fun and relieving your stress. Starts with core muscle toning at standing position, followed by low impact dance exercise. The music includes dance rhythms like Salsa and Chacha as well as 60's to 80's hit songs. The choreographies are easy to follow and no dance experience is needed. The class concludes with a relaxing stretch -- no head-down position. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes with good support. You'll need a yoga mat, water bottle and towel handy and plan to sweat. Instructor Motoko Kuroda is a certified Zumba®, Zumba Gold®, and Zumba Toning® instructor with an M.A. in Fitness Management who has been teaching Zumba®, Zumba Toning®, and other cardio and toning courses for many years.

5 Sessions $ 62 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 50)
Wed., 9/30; 10/7, 14, 21 & 28 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Zoom

5 Sessions $ 62 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 50)
Wed., 11/4, 11, 18; 12/2 & 9 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.


Barre-Lates


Barre-Lates
A fusion of Barre work and classical Pilates. Lengthen, tone and condition your core using light weights, bands and balls. All fitness levels welcome. 2 pound weights will be used. Feel free to BYOW (Bring Your Own Weights). Please bring water and a mat. Instructor Patricia Anikewich holds many group exercise certifications and teaches at many Westchester and Connecticut fitness centers. Make up, if needed, is added to the end.


7 Sessions $ 86 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 69)
Tue., 10/6, 13, 20, 27; 11/10, 17 & 24 from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m.; Zoom

7 Sessions $ 86 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 69)
Tue., 12/1, 8, 15; 1/5, 12, 19 & 26 from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m.; Zoom



Line Dance

Line Dance for Fun and Exercise: Beginners
The ideal workout. Burn fat and calories while you’re having fun. Do you know your right from your left, can you count to 8? - Then you can line dance! We’ll start with the basics and build from there. If you’ve been to this course before, come on back, we have new dances lined up for this course. Please bring a water bottle and wear leather or suede soled shoes to class. The instructors, Steve Parker and Ellen Russow have been Line dancing for over 20 years and teaching for nearly 10 years. Make ups for 3/18, 25 & 4/1 to be added.

5 Sessions $ 62 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 50)
Wed., please email ridgefieldcontinuingeducation@gmail.com or phone (203) 431-2812 for future dates from 7 to 8 p.m.; Zoom




Medical Questions:

We expect students to have consulted with their doctor before starting any new exercise program.