Adult Classes (18+)

Free, Open Community Classes

For seniors, adults and teens. Programming, schedules and locations subject to change

In-Person Senior Dance Fitness

Ongoing at the following NORD rec centers:

Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30-11:45am at:

Morris Jeff Rec Center, 2529 General Meyer Ave. (Westbank)

Joe W. Brown Rec Center, 5601 Read Blvd. (New Orleans East)

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30-11:45am at:

Lyons Rec Center, 624 Louisiana Ave. (Irish Channel/Uptown)

Stretch, balance, cardio and dance for seniors ages 55 and up set to fun music, and more!

TO REGISTER: Please contact Millette White Lin at mwhite@nobadance.com, or call 504.522.0996 x 213

This program is generously sponsored by AARP New Orleans.

Virtual Senior Dance Fitness

Monday – Thursday 10:30-11:45am (CST) on Zoom

Ongoing At Home, Live Streamed Classes on Zoom!

Stretch, balance, cardio and dance for seniors ages 55 and up set to fun music, and more!

TO REGISTER: Please contact Millette White Lin at mwhite@nobadance.com, or call 504.522.0996 x 213

This program is generously sponsored by AARP New Orleans.

Photo: Millette White Lin

“This program keeps me active and stable – it is my medicine!”

-Participant

Photo: Jeff Strout

Virtual Morning Dance for Parkinson’s

Mondays 10:30-11:45am (CST)

Ongoing At Home, Live Streamed Classes on Zoom! Experience the joy of creative movement and music in a fun, welcoming atmosphere. Open to persons with Parkinson’s Disease of all mobility levels, plus partners, caregivers, friends and neighbors.

Sponsored by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust and by a community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation.

“NOBA’s program does a wonderful job of addressing the physical, mental and psychological needs of those with Parkinson’s. It is great medicine that tastes good.”

-Participant

​Virtual Evening Dance for Parkinson’s Class Series

Select Tuesdays 5:45-7:00pm (CST)

At Home, Live Streamed Classes on Zoom!

NOBA’s Evening Series of Dance for Parkinson’s classes are geared for young onset, newly diagnosed participants, including those who are still working full time and looking for a more rigorous and challenging pace. Classes are set to live music, and participants will experience the joy of creative movement in a fun, welcoming atmosphere. These classes are also open to partners, friends and family members.

Sponsored by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust and by a community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Photo: Rosalie O’Connor, courtesy of Mark Morris Dance Group

“We love the class! The exercise is invaluable, and so is the camaraderie. The live music is THE BEST!! The enthusiasm of the teachers is contagious!”

-Participant

Photo: Millette White Lin

In-Person Ballet Technique (Intermediate/Advanced) – ages 14+

With Master Artist-in-Residence Donald Williams

Fridays 10:30am-12:00pm (CST)
September 10 – December 17, 2021 (No class November 26, 2021)

In-Person Graham Modern Technique (Intermediate/Advanced) – ages 14+

With Corey Melancon

Wednesdays 10:30am-12:00pm (CST)
September 15 – December 15, 2021 (No class November 24, 2021)

Location: Lyons Rec Center Dance Studio
624 Louisiana Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115 – MAP

Challenge and strengthen your technique and artistry through these intermediate/advanced level ballet and Graham classes, led by NOBA Master Artist and former Dance Theatre of Harlem principal dancer Donald Williams and NOBA Instructor Corey Melancon. Limited spaces are available for in-person classes.

Thank you for offering these classes…I don’t know what I would have done without the biweekly reminders that I am in fact a dancer!”

-Participant

These classes are by donation (suggested donation amount: $5.00-$10.00 per class). All donation proceeds support NOBA’s tuition-free dance, fitness and wellness programs.

Participants who register for virtual classes agree to all terms and conditions as outlined in the NOBA Virtual Classes Waiver, Release and Indemnity Agreement.

Questions

Have questions or need assistance with adult classes?
E-mail Millette at mwhite@nobadance.com, or call 504.522.0996 x 213

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

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