SARATOGA SPRINGS – The National Museum of Dance is offering a virtual “Ageless Dancer Series” of classes geared for adults ages 55+ beginning February 22 on Zoom.
On Mondays 1:30-2:30 pm, Mary Anne Fantauzzi will teach Ballet Barre & Balance. This class will include a modified classical ballet technique class with emphasis on the improvement of balance, core and pelvic stabilization, fluidity of movement, coordination, and musicality. Participants need a barre or sturdy high back chair. Fitness attire and ballet slippers are recommended. 5 classes from February 22 – March 22 for $30.
On Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 pm, Sharyn Kalinkewicz will teach Beginner Pilates Mat. This class will focus on the 6 principles of Joseph Pilates: breath, concentration, focus, control, flow, and precision. No experience is necessary. Pilates is known to improve the overall health of its participants especially by activating the deep core muscles for stabilization. Participants need a resistance band and yoga mat. Fitness attire and bare feet are recommended. 5 classes from February 24 – March 24 for $30.