"MOANA" Summer Dance Camp
with Kristi Epping
Monday - Thursday August 14 - 17
Ages 3-5 10:00-11:00 AM
Ages 6-10 11:00-12:00 PM
Ages 3-5 5:30-6:30 PM
Ages 6-10 6:30-7:30 PM
Does your young dancer one love Moana?!? Join us at Charlevoix Circle of Arts for "Moana" Summer Dance Camp for ages 3-10. Each dancer will learn two disciplines of dance plus create a themed craft to take home per day, all with a "Moana" theme.
At the end of the four-day workshop, the students will be performing our Ballet and Jazz dances to share with family and friends.
$40.00 per dancer and no previous dance experience is necessary.
Dance or Athletic clothing suggested
Summer Dance Camp
Summer Dance Classes
at the Circle of Arts
Charlevoix Circle of Arts Dance offers a recreational dance program for the beginner to intermediate level dancer in a nurturing and healthy atmosphere. Our philosophy is to provide age-appropriate choreography and music, inspire our students in a character-building experience and cultivate a life-long appreciation for the art of dance. CCAD offers classes for children 2—10 years of age in creative movement, ballet, tap and hip hop.
Photo Credit: LuAnn Griffin
Thank you in part to the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs, and private donors we have a new dance floor!
Meet our dance instructor, Kristi Epping!
Kristi Epping is originally from Edina, Minnesota and began dancing at the young age of two. Epping graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dance Management from Oklahoma City University, an internationally acclaimed dance and arts management program. Epping has danced professionally and acted as Dance Captain with Six Flags and Royal Caribbean International and was able to perform all over the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. In over 15 years of teaching experience, Epping has won numerous regional and national awards in the competition dance world and focuses on creating a positive, yet disciplined environment to inspire her students. Epping now resides in Charlevoix with her husband and two young boys, Luke age five and Jake age two.
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Gentle Hatha Yoga
Enjoy the benefits of Hatha yoga at a slower, more restorative pace. Great for all levels, those working through injuries, and those just beginning a physical exercise routine.
*Hatha is a system that includes the practice of yoga postures and yoga breathing exercises, which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper practices such as meditation.
About Heidi Dietrich, ERYT 500:
As a yogini and an artist, Heidi Dietrich inspires us to explore yoga as an applied lifestyle, making art with our lives and relaxing into our Divine Self. Through the dance of balancing the body, mind and spirit she guides us toward harmonizing our inner truth with our actions and experiences. Utilizing therapeutics, Heidi’s gentle and restorative approach to the yoga practice incorporates energy work, flower essences, mantra, yantra painting, gemology, astrology, as well as Yoga Nidra.
Heidi Dietrich received her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training certification from Marianne Wells Yoga School in Costa Rica in 2009. She also has 108 hours of training in the heart oriented method of Anusara. In 2013, she completed her 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training with Brenna Geehan and Jean Mazzei of SriYoga in San Francisco.
It is Heidi’s vision to share the layers of yoga that will help individuals to exist in total freedom and truly experience LIVING YOGA.
Heidi Dietrich is the founder of Dharma & Grace Yoga Retreats and Charlevoix Yoga.