Psalm 8:2 “Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies.”
Worship Dance classes allow students to:
• learn the biblical basis for using dance and movement to worship
• build a vocabulary of movement for worship
• learn a choreographed dance to a worship song
• experiment with props such as streamers, scarves and flags in worship
• minister to others by presenting their dance at an Assisted Living Facility
• get exercise, strengthen their muscles, practice following directions, build Christ-centered friendships and have FUN!
Where: 20407 SW Borchers Dr # 205 Sherwood, OR 97140 (Sherwood Dance Academy’s studio*)
When: Wednesdays, April 3 – May 22 (w/ministry presentation May 29 2:00-3:00)
2:00-2:45 students ages 4-7
2:30-3:30 students ages 8 and up
Cost: Ages 8 and up class (60 minutes) Ages 4-7 class (45 minute class)
$53 for entire 8 week session * $45 for entire 8 week session*
$5 discount/student for families with multiple children enrolled. Parents are welcome to participate at no extra cost.
Drop in rate $8/class for the older class and $7/class for the younger class
There will be a $5-10 costume fee/student for the ministry presentation.
This class is not a ballet, jazz, or modern dance class. While I borrow from each of these disciplines and will teach some dance technique, technique is not the focus of the class. The focus of this class is on the heart of worship and using simple movements to praise the Lord. This class is a wonderful complement to a ballet, jazz, or modern dance class.
Testimonies from parents of previous students:
“I want to tell you how much my girls just LOVED your class!!!! They were beaming after class! I just loved how much you focused on their little hearts worshipping while moving their bodies.”
“My daughter looked forward to Worship Dance every week and she has learned a lot about expressing herself in dancing through worship. You have such a gentle way in your approach to teaching the girls that I know draws them in to what you are doing and saying!”
“I was touched by your devotion and by modeling to the kids how to pray and include God in their dancing. It is hard to find how to use the gift of dancing in a way that pleases God and that makes it an act of worship as opposed to a performance. You are Giving the kids tools to do that. I also loved the modesty in your choice of outfits. Your focus is on God in everything and that is inspiring!”
* This is a private class, not offered by Sherwood Dance Academy