Get All You Can from Fitness and Wellness with CR Membership

CR (Campus Recreation) Membership, formerly known as ARC Membership, incorporates the amenities and services of the ARC and other CR programming. Benefits include significant discounts at the Craft Center, Equestrian Center, Outdoor Adventures and Youth Programs. They also include low-cost access to Fitness and Wellness programs such as Group Exercise, Instructional Series and Personal Training. In addition, CR Members enjoy free access to Intramural (IM) Sports, the Rec Pool and Hickey Pool. To explore your own CR lifestyle, visit cru.ucdavis.edu/crumembership.
 



Private Dance Lessons

Are you looking for specific instruction for Dance? FitWell is proud to offer private dance lessons through our dance series program. Recieve instructions tailored to help you reach your goals from one of our skilled dance instructors.

These private dance lessons can either be one-on-one or buddy depending on your interest. You also have the opportunity to work with either a student instructor or one of our contract instructors. Prices vary depending on instructor.

Prices

  • Private Dance Lesson Packages (Contract): 
    • 1 session: $45
    • 3 sessions: $126
    • 5 sessions: $200
    • 10 sessions: $380
    • 20 sessions: $740
  • Private Dance Lesson Packages (Student): 
    • 1 session: $35
    • 3 sessions: $90
    • 5 sessions: $145
    • 10 sessions: $280
    • 20 sessions: $540

Dance Series (Fall Quarter 2018)

Sale Date Instruction Dates Registration Deadline Location
September 12th October 1st – December 9th October 21st at 11:59 p.m. See below


Online Purchase of Dance Series

Visit our online store to purchase: All registered participants at the time of Try Before You Buy (October 1st - October 8th) will be given priority access into the class, permitting they arrive on time.

**Active CR membership is required to attend classes all throughout the year, including summers.

Class registration ends at 11:59 p.m. on October 21st. Any transfer requests or exceptions to the registration deadline need to be submitted to the Fitness & Wellness Center. 

Exclusive FitWell Promotion

Enrolling in any of Dance Series class qualifies you to receive 20% off of one of our Group Exercise Annual Passes. Coupon code to receive the discount is provided in the online store / FitWell office once the Series class of interest is selected and purchased.


Ballet: All Levels

Day/Time: Wednesdays, 4 – 5 p.m. 
Instructor: Erin
Class Fee: $45** || Enroll Now
Location: Dance Studio

Learn the basics of classical ballet technique and feel like a ballet dancer in no time! We will focus in on the common structure of a ballet class including barre, center floor exercises, and some fun across the floor variations. No experience necessary for this class. Just come with an open mind and get ready to have fun! Tight clothes and socks required (tights, leotard, and ballet shoes optional).

**Note: Price has been pro-rated to accommodate class cancellation on Wednesday, November 21st, due to Thanksgiving Holiday and facility closure.


Ballroom, Latin, & Swing

Day/Time: Wednesdays, 7 – 8 p.m. 
Instructor: Christina
Class Fee: $45** || Enroll Now
Location: Dance Studio

Learn to dance like the stars! Make new friends as you learn the basic fundamentals of East Coast Swing,Foxtrot, Rumba, Tango, Waltz, Cha-Cha, Nightclub Two Step, and Salsa as well as gain an understanding of what makes each dance unique. You will also learn a variety of patterns in each dance, giving you all the tools you need to light up the dance floor anywhere you go.

**Note: Price has been pro-rated to accommodate class cancellation on Wednesday, November 21st, due to Thanksgiving Holiday and facility closure.


Belly Dance: All Levels

Day/Time: Mondays, 5:15 – 6:15 p.m. 
Instructor: Ryane
Class Fee: $50 || Enroll Now
Location: Dance Studio

In this class, students will learn basic bellydance techniques including posture, muscle isolations, shimmies, footwork, layering, and undulations. Classes will start with a focus on specific movements to add to your bellydance vocabulary and will end with learning a short choreography designed to coordinate the new moves to music. Occasionally prop dancing may be included (veil, zills, etc). Additionally, historic and cultural information about bellydance will be incorporated throughout. 

No prior dance experience necessary. All genders welcome. Please come wearing comfortable clothing that will allow you to move (showing your stomach is not a requirement!). Be prepared to dance barefoot, or in flexible dance shoes (e.g. ballet slippers, jazz shoes). If you have a belt or scarf that can be tied around your hips, bring it! This will help emphasize your movements and make learning isolations easier!


Jazz

Day/Time: Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. 
Instructor: Taylor
Class Fee: $45** || Enroll Now
Location: Group Exercise Studio

This class is for people of all dance levels. Even if you have no dance experience and are looking for a fun way to stay in shape, feel free to give this a try. Combining abdominal, leg, and arm work outs and dancing across the floor and in the center of the room, this class will also be taught flirty, fun, and poppy hip hop routines to contemporary music that will vary from week to week.

**Note: Price has been pro-rated to accommodate class cancellation on Thursday, November 22nd, due to Thanksgiving Holiday and facility closure.


Modern/Contemporary Dance

Day/Time: Wednesdays, 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. 
Instructor: Kallan
Class Fee: $45** || Enroll Now
Location: Group Exercise Studio

Modern/contemporary combines the procedural structure of ballet and jazz with natural and creative movement. You will learn the foundation of this unique style by focusing on technique and performance. Then, we will experience how skills can be strung together to create art. Students of all levels are welcome and will have the opportunity to work on their technical skills, while developing a sense of personal movement style.

**Note: Price has been pro-rated to accommodate class cancellation on Wednesday, November 21st, due to Thanksgiving Holiday and facility closure.


Polynesian Dance: All Levels

Day/Time: Mondays, 7:45 – 8:45 p.m. 
Instructor: Gabi
Class Fee: $50 || Enroll Now
Location: Group Exercise Studio

Learn the various types of dances from the islands of Hawai’i and Tahiti! This class will focus on the dance forms hula and ‘ote’a. This class is perfect for beginners, as you will learn basics steps and movements and eventually build up to combinations and choreography. Throughout these lessons, we will explore the significance of the dances to their respective cultures.


Salsa: All Levels

Day/Time: Wednesdays, 8 – 9 p.m. 
Instructor: Christina
Class Fee: $45** || Enroll Now
Location: Dance Studio

Salsa is a fusion of dance styles with origins from the Caribbean (Cuba and Puerto Rico), Latin and North America. Make new friends as students learn: the basic steps, turns, rhythm, and music. From there, we will continue to develop styling, connection, and partnering as students learn new and exciting patterns.This course is designed to serve all levels of dancers by introducing the fundamentals of Salsa in a clear and easy to understand manner and re-enforcing everything learned while building on foundational skills with thrilling new techniques and patterns to use out on the dance floor.

**Note: Price has been pro-rated to accommodate class cancellation on Wednesday, November 21st, due to Thanksgiving Holiday and facility closure.


Salsa: Experienced

Day/Time: Wednesdays, 9 – 10 p.m. 
Instructor: Christina
Class Fee: $45** || Enroll Now
Location: Dance Studio

You took the beginning Salsa class, you've learned the basics and now you want more styling and technique so you can boldly express the music and have even more fun.  Salsa is a fusion of dance styles with origins from the Caribbean (Cuba and Puerto Rico), Latin and North America.  We will continue to develop styling, connection, and partnering as students learn new and exciting patterns.

**Note: Price has been pro-rated to accommodate class cancellation on Wednesday, November 21st, due to Thanksgiving Holiday and facility closure.