Adult Classes - New Orleans Ballet Association

Adult Classes

Free, Open Community Classes

For seniors, adults and teens. Programming, schedules and locations subject to change. Register online in advance, or in-person prior to your first class.

Senior Dance Fitness

For Ages 55+

Fall 2022 classes have concluded.

Spring 2023 classes: January 4 – May 25*

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

Morris F.X. Jeff, Sr. Rec Center, 2529 General Meyer Ave. – MAP

Joe W. Brown Rec Center, 5601 Read Blvd. – MAP

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

Lyons Rec Center, 624 Louisiana Ave. – MAP

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

*No classes on – January 16; February 20-22; April 6-12


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

-Participant

Photo: Jeff Strout

Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust Dance for Parkinson’s Program

Fall 2022 classes have concluded.

Spring 2023 classes: January 4 – May 31*

Mondays, 10:30-11:45am at Pontiff Gym, Room 3, 1521 Palm St. (Metairie) – MAP

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:45am at JCC New Orleans, 5342 St. Charles Ave. – MAP

These FUN, free creative movement classes are specially designed for people living with Parkinson’s. Caregivers and supporting family and friends are welcome, as are individuals with other movement or neurological challenges. Participants report benefits such as improved mood, balance, flexibility, and strength. No experience necessary.

Please join us and dance to LIVE MUSIC by accompanist Jeffrey Pounds!

Sponsored by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust.

Classes are modeled after the Dance for PD® program developed by the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group, whose network of affiliates now spans over 300 communities in 25 countries around the world!

*No classes on – January 16; February 20-22; April 10-12

“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

Photo: Millette White Lin

Ballet Technique

With Instructor Donald Williams

Adults & Teens Ages 13+, Intermediate/Advanced Level

Fall 2022 classes have concluded.

Spring 2023 classes: January 11 – May 10*

Fridays, 10:30am-12:00pm

Lyons Rec Center, 624 Louisiana Ave. (Irish Channel) – MAP

*No classes February 10, February 17, or April 7.


Modern Dance Technique

With Instructor Corey Melancon

Adults & Teens Ages 12+, All Levels

Fall classes have concluded.

Spring 2023 classes: January 11 – May 10*

Wednesdays, 10:30am-12:00pm

Lyons Rec Center, 624 Louisiana Ave. (Irish Channel) – MAP

*No classes February 22 or March 15.

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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