Schedule

At Basin Arts, we offer a full schedule of dance classes for adults as well as youth, teen and family creative movement classes! Check out the full schedule below. For pricing options click here.

 

 

 

MONDAY @ Basin Arts

  

  

9:30-10:45am

Adult Ballet (open level)

Gina Aswell

   

During this class, we will take a traditional ballet barre with center and across the floor exercises focusing on technique without getting bogged down in too many details. Gina’s classes are a constantly moving, almost aerobic experience with the goal of gaining strength, finesse, flexibility, stamina and improved technique throughout the season. BOOK THIS CLASS!

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4:00-4:45pm

Cardio Dance (fitness focused) 

Clare Cook

   Think old-school jazz class, mixed with zumba, mixed with hip-hop, mixed with pilates and yoga, all in a fun, non- judgmental environment. Guaranteed to be a high-energy cardio and core-strengthening class to make your workout out fly by. No serious dance training necessary. All are welcome! BOOK THIS CLASS!clare-cook 
  

5:15-6:15pm

Theater Dance (open level)

Clare Cook

   Geared to the many actors and musical theater performers in the Acadiana area. This class will be a great way to sharpen your skills in fundamental dance technique, musicality, rhythm, and learning choreography quickly. Men and women are encouraged to attend to increase partnering possibilities. BOOK THIS CLASS! clare-cook
  

6:30-8:00pm 

Contemporary Jazz (open level)

Julie Carson 

    This class is a blend of jazz, modern and lyrical dance consisting of a full warm-up, floor work, and weekly choreography combos. Dancers will tap into their emotions emphasizing the relationship between music and movement. Be prepared for a feel-good experience of self-expression where you can explore the freedom found within contemporary dance in a fun and positive environment! BOOK THIS CLASS!Julie-Carson 
  

7:15-8:45pm

Adult Ballet @ The Ballet Academie

Gina Hanchey

    A traditional ballet class focusing on alignment and muscle control, muscle toning, technique, style and execution. This class is for all levels and is modified to each individual’s own capability. So we welcome beginner, intermediate or advanced students who seek a more traditional ballet class as a means of exercise and expression! Offered upstairs in partnership with The Ballet Academie. BOOK THIS CLASS!gina-hanchey 
  

TUESDAY @ Basin Arts

  

6:00-7:00am

Power Yoga (fitness focused)

Kiri Meche

    Drishti, breath, foundation, heat, and flow come together in this 60-minute Power Vinyasa class. A sequence of poses mindfully pieced together and connected with breath create a dynamic practice that will leave you feeling empowered: mind, body and spirit. Expect to experience a great physical workout, while also creating an awareness of your thoughts and energy. BOOK THIS CLASS!
 
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6:15-7:30pm

Modern Dance (intermediate level)

Clare Cook 

     
Class begins on the floor connecting to the breath followed by progressive movements warming up the body from the inside out. Improv plays a big role in the warm-up also. Center exercises and phrase material deepen fundamental dance technique while challenging the brain through intricate and dynamic sequencing. Come ready to DANCE! BOOK THIS CLASS!
 
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 7:35-8:35pm

Hip-Hop (open level)

Whitney Hebert 

    
Expect a mixture of fun, freedom, and sweat!  Whitney feels that hip-hop has always been the easiest way for dancers of all levels to get moving and feel confident.  The class will consist of an aerobic warm up; a break down of fundamental hip-hop skills; progressions; and a center combination/dance.  Movers of all levels and experience encouraged to join in! BOOK THIS CLASS!
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WEDNESDAY @ Basin Arts

  

6:00-7:00am

Pilates Mat (fitness focused)

Clare Cook

    Pilates mat class will focus on the six core principles of pilates: Concentration, Control, Centering, Efficiency of Movement, Precision, and Breathing. Clare’s teaching approach blends classical and contemporary Pilates to create a class full of variety and excitement. Pilates gives your body the strength and agility to deal with the work and joy of living, both physically and mentally. Open to beginners as well as experts! BOOK THIS CLASS!clare-cook
  

9:30-10:45am

Modern Dance (open level)

Clare Cook

    Class begins on the floor connecting to the breath followed by progressive movements warming up the body from the inside out. Improv plays a big role in the warm-up also. Center exercises and phrase material deepen fundamental dance technique while challenging the brain also. It’s not about how much you get ‘right’, it’s about showing up and getting moving! BOOK THIS CLASS!
 
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5:30-6:30pm

Healing Expressions

Rotating Teachers

    A chance for healing arts practitioners and artists to come together and share their work with the greater community. This could be a group class, a workshop, a discussion, a brainstorm session, an hour to offer one-on-one sessions in a shared space, etc. Email clare@basinartslafayette.com if you’re interested in presenting.
 
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6:45-8:00pm

Contemporary Jazz (intermediate level)

Kristin Daniel &
Clare Cook

(rotating weeks) 

    
A contemporary/modern and classic jazz fusion with emphasis on musicality and moving through space. Rigorous dance technique and choreography taught each week. Class is geared towards dancers seeking to push themselves in a supportive yet challenging atmosphere. Kristin and Clare rotate weeks throughout the season allowing students to work with both teaching artists. BOOK THIS CLASS!
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7:15-8:45pm

Adult Ballet @ The Ballet Academie

Gina Hanchey

   A traditional ballet class focusing on alignment and muscle control, muscle toning, technique, style and execution. This class is for all levels and is modified to each individual’s own capability. So we welcome beginner, intermediate or advanced students who seek a more traditional ballet class as a means of exercise and expression! Offered upstairs in partnership with The Ballet Academie. BOOK THIS CLASS!gina-hanchey
  

THURSDAY @ Basin Arts

  

9:30-10:30am

Mellow Dance (age 50+)

Clare Cook

   A laid-back, great way to keep moving and keep your body and mind feeling young! Simple, low-impact dancing increases stamina, balance and brain power. Come to feel the joy of dancing to music and increase coordination and FUN in your life! BOOK THIS CLASS!clare-cook
  

6:00-7:00pm

Beginner Ballet (7-week series)

Clare Cook

    Have you always wanted to take ballet? Are you feeling rusty and want to get back to the fundamentals of ballet technique? A great class for complete newbies who want to experience the joy and physical benefits of ballet or former dance students wanting to ease back into their dancing body. This class is offered as a 7-week series. Email clare@basinartslafayette.com to reserve your place at the barre. clare-cook
  

7:00pm…

Variety Night at Basin Arts!

Guest Teachers

    Sometimes dance class with live music. Sometimes an informal performance. Sometimes a partner dance lesson and party. Sometimes a guest teaching artist. Sometimes a film showing. It’s VARIETY NIGHT! Stay tuned for what’s happening. See the schedulecropped-basin-icon.png 
   

FRIDAY @ Basin Arts

 

  

9:00-9:50am

Creative Movement (age 2-4)

Clare Cook

 

    Introduce your young dancer to dance fundamentals through creative exploration of their moving body. Open to boys and girls. Fall season runs from September 2nd – December 16th with an informal classroom sharing on the final class day. BOOK THIS CLASS!
 
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10:00-10:30am

 

Sing and Play Music Class One (ages 0-2)

 

Esther Tyree

   An interactive class for mom’s and babies described as fun fitness for mom’s and toddlers. Participants learn action songs, bounces, wiggles and tickles, and fingerplay activities that engage baby in fun and music. There’s nothing quite like hearing and seeing a young child laugh and giggle along to music! BOOK THIS CLASS!esther-tyree
  

10:30-11:00am

Sing and Play Music Class Two (ages 3-5)

Esther Tyree

    This class is designed to foster the preservation of America’s folk song heritage and introduce the elements of music and reading through singing and games. Using familiar songs, Esther invites the children to experience an element of music, investigate sounds and describe what they hear as a way to reinforce music learning. BOOK THIS CLASS!esther-tyree
  

SATURDAY @ Basin Arts

 

  

9:00-9:50am

Family Dance (ages 2-5 + family members)

Monti Smith &
Clare Cook

    A creative, fun and physical way to engage with your young children! Creative movement and dance fundamentals will be taught to challenge all ages. Get your weekend off to a great start with quality family time at Basin Arts. Come early each week, 8:45-9:00am for coffee and chit chat courtesy of Basin Arts!  BOOK THIS CLASS!monti-smith
   

10:00-11:15am

 

Modern Movers (ages 10-17)

 

Clare Cook

    A contemporary dance class for dancers ages 10+ who have a dance foundation in either ballet, jazz or other styles and are looking to incorporate modern technique into their training experience. Improv and composition will be woven into the curriculum, creating a challenging and intelligent class experience for young dancers to get stronger in their technique and begin to discover their own personal artistry. BOOK THIS CLASS!clare-cook
  

11:15-12:15pm

Hip-Hop/Street Jazz (open level)

Rayshard Keys &
Clare Cook

    The class will consist of high energy, conditioning, jazz- funk, hip-hop, and lots of fun. Accessible to both dancers and dance-fitness lovers, alike. One of the most important tools for artistry is inspiration, so lets inspire each other to get funky! BOOK THIS CLASS!                 rayshard-keys

 

Click here to see the full schedule online through MindBody 

All classes are for adults (18+) unless otherwise listed.

Basin Arts

A Container For Creativity.
113 Clinton Street
Lafayette, LA 70501 United States
E-Mail: hello@basinartslafayette.com

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