YMCA at Schilling Farms


Y Dance!

Ages 2 – 12

The YMCA at Schilling Farms is proud to now offer dance classes for ages 2 – 12 years old! Classes in multiple genres provide students with a comprehensive dance education that promotes confidence, self-expression, body awareness, musicality, and appreciation for the arts.

Creative Movement (Ages 2 – 3)

Creative Movement is a thirty minute introductory dance class for 2 and 3 year olds containing ballet and creative movement. Students are introduced to basic ballet vocabulary, while exploring movement and music in a fun, creative way. Our instructor uses imagination games, upbeat age-appropriate music and props like scarves, hula hoops, and balls to inspire and excite students about dance. Students will also work on classroom skills such as following directions, listening and working with others. This class is a positive and fun experience for all! Ballet slippers and dance apparel is recommended.


Tot Beginner Ballet (Ages 3-5 Years) – Instructors Linda, Dana, or Andrea

Offer creative movement, ballet basics with simple dance steps, rhythm and coordination skills. A perfect class for younger dancers with little or no dance experience. Ballet slippers are required. Dance apparel is recommended.


Jr. Beginner Ballet (Ages 6-9 Years) – Instructor Linda or Dana

Students will be introduced to the skills of an age-appropriate ballet class, in an active, playful manner. Ballet slippers are required. Dance apparel is recommended.


Kids Hip Hop (Ages 5-8 or 9-12 Years) – Instructors Linda & Dana

Students will be introduced to fun street hip hop steps, easy to learn fun hip hop moves, and combinations of jazz technique set to age appropriate music. Fun for all! Boys and girls welcome! Tennis shoes are required.


Contact Linda Pramshafer for more information: 901-850-9622 ext. 910 or linda.pramshafer@ymcamemphis.org

Option to draft every 4 weeks with payments or pay the 16 week session in full. Drafts can only be set up in person at the Schilling Farms YMCA as it cannot be done online. No classes during the week of March 12th. Annual Recital is on Saturday, May 19th. Affordable costumes will be purchased closer to the recital.