Dance for “40+”

carahaakanson40+ Dance and Lyrical Jazz for 40/50/60 and up!

Dance classes created for people 40 and over with dance experience to restart or continue their passion for dance in a non-competitive venue! Fun and interactive.   Continue working on technique and choreography with a variety of styles and teachers.   Cara Haakanson and Felicia Sanders organize and teach along with other instructors.

Summer schedule!

Special Thursday night Jazz class July 19th

Chelsea Bushnell-Olmos, a guest teacher from Portland, will teach one class Thursday July 19th 6:45-8:15pm! Please read more about her below! A few of us had the pleasure of dancing with her when she danced for Donna in the Briggs Contemporary Dance Company. She is excited to come down and dance with us and knows what our class is about so I hope you will be able to join us! Class will be $13 drop in. I would appreciate hearing from you if think you can make it! Chelsea Bushnell-Olmos teaches Lyrical Jazz and Contemporary classes for adults and middle school/high school aged students in Portland, OR. She teaches a high-energy jazz classes focused on proper alignment and building strength through combining elements of classical ballet, Graham-based technique and an athletic style of jazz. She has taught at Portland Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Bodyvox and Portland Festival Ballet. She has performed with Briggs Contemporary Dance Company and Mary Hunt and Dancers.


AUGUST: Cara will teach a three week Jazz dance series Tuesday nights August 7th, 14th and 21st 6:30-8pm. All three classes $30 paid the first class or $13 drop in.Thursdays July 20, 27,Aug. 3rd and 10th 6:30-8pm Cara Haakanson teaches Jazz

All classes are  for dancers 40 and over.  All classes are intermediate level and designed for people that have had previous dance experience.
Please contact Cara at or Felicia at for more information.

Returning in fall: Second and 4th Saturday classes, 10:30am-12pm in studio A

40+ dance info: email or





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