Registration for our 2020/2021 season is closed
Check out our free summer program or stay tuned for whats to come next season!
To view the schedule for each class simply click on the link
In addition to teaching technique and artistry, Izizwe also focuses on elements of dance education such as dance history, cultural appreciation, and social awareness.
TEACHER: AMY XOTYENI
TEACHERS: AMY XOTYENI, MCEBISI XOTYENI
TEACHER: KAIT TENTERS
All Tap and Jazz combo classes work with the basic fundamentals of both techniques. Dancers will work on flexibility, isolation work, leaps, turns, across the floor work, and stylized choreography in Jazz. In tap, dancers will work on basic rhythms, vocabulary, and choreography. Perfect two for one! TEACHER: AMY XOTYENI
All Hip Hop classes have a full warm up (isolation work, strength/endurance building, floor stretches) Hip Hop combinations and choreography. Classes emphasize urban Hip Hop techniques, attention to movement detail and performance quality. Dancers will learn to pick up choreography fast while learning several genres of Hip Hop and freestyle. Classes are fun, challenging, up beat and most importantly empowering!
TEACHER: Mcebisi Xotyeni
Advanced Modern is a signature class at Izizwe and one of our most popular! This class explores several different Modern techniques to include; Grahm, Horton, improvisation, floor work, suspend/release, and challenging choreography that is sure to prepare dancers for powerful performances. Dancers will also gain knowledge of the choreographic process and how to successfully express their ideas through movement. Modern builds strength, improves technique, and creates well rounded and unique dancers who are capable of anything!
TEACHERS: AMY XOTYENI and MCEBISI XOTYENI
This class is now on Facebook Live held every Saturday from 10:00 - 11:00 AM. Come sweat it out with a blend of dance, rhythm, cardio, and culture! Just tune-in and start your weekend with a fun workout that combines traditional African Dance with strength building and stretching. Challenge yourself, move at your own pace, or simply be a part of the culture. All ages and abilities welcome! All classes include live drumming.
TEACHER: MCEBISI XOTENI
Creative Movement combines storytelling, movement, and song in a child friendly setting. Little ones will learn rhythms, body awareness, movement vocabulary, confidence, flexibility, and coordination -- all while having fun and the opportunity to meet new friends! Creative Movement is a great introduction to all types of Dance in a studio setting.
TEACHER: AMY XOTYENI
Interested in private lessons? Contact Izizwe Dance Studio for more info.