DCSA Spring Season 2019

Location Name Class Days
Room #1
Progressing Ballet Technique 7-19 years old
Progressing Ballet Technique is designed specifically to address the muscle groups that are crucial to perform ballet technique safely and effectively. This is a wonderful tool to add to our student’s education in ballet. The program specifically addressed weaknesses that are very common to students and are more difficult to tackle. These weaknesses can take a long time to address when the students is only taking ballet. Most of the exercises are performed on an exercise ball or with a resistance band.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Ballet Ages 3-5
This class is designed to develop creativity, coordination, basic dance movement, and good ballet class skills in young dancers. In this class, dancers learn the basics of dance and movement and gain coordination, flexibility and strength appropriate for their age. Dancers also learn how to dance with the music (quickly or slowly) and different qualities of dance movement (sharp or smooth for example). Most importantly, however, the dancers learn to enjoy dancing and moving while using their imaginations.
Monday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 3-4 and Intermediate Ages 10-15
This class is part of our Pre Professional Program, however, recreational dancers that fall within the specified age range may sign up as well.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Beginner Ballet Ages 6-9
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 5-7 and High School Ballet Ages 14-19
This class is part of our Pre Professional Program, however, recreational dancers that fall within the specified age range may sign up as well.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 5-7 Pointe Class
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 3-4
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Advanced Contemporary Levels 6-7
Contemporary combines ballet and modern techniques with musical and emotional expression with a strong focus on dynamics, contractions and release, off-center balances and suspension. This class will bring awareness to the feet, spine, and pelvis while focusing on articulating the body parts. Students will also work on the ability to learn and understand stylized movements and choreography.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Pointe & Pre Pointe Levels 3-4
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Ballet Ages 3-5
This class is designed to develop creativity, coordination, basic dance movement, and good ballet class skills in young dancers. In this class, dancers learn the basics of dance and movement and gain coordination, flexibility and strength appropriate for their age. Dancers also learn how to dance with the music (quickly or slowly) and different qualities of dance movement (sharp or smooth for example). Most importantly, however, the dancers learn to enjoy dancing and moving while using their imaginations.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 5-7
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Balletics for Boys Ages 6+
The Balletics class is a unique ballet class created for young male athletes who participate in a variety of sports including football, basketball, hockey and soccer. Athletes who attend DCSA’s Balletics class will develop agility, flexibility, speed, strength, coordination and mental focus that will help them to advance in the sports they love! The exercises performed in ballet help to strengthen and condition the same muscle groups needed for quick footwork, transfers of weight, and jumping. Increased flexibility and ankle strength help to prevent injuries. In addition, ballet helps to train athletes mental focus under pressure as they work to perform precise movements.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 1-2
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Contemporary Levels 3-4, Intermediate Ages 10-12
Contemporary combines ballet and modern techniques with musical and emotional expression with a strong focus on dynamics, contractions and release, off-center balances and suspension. This class will bring awareness to the feet, spine, and pelvis while focusing on articulating the body parts. Students will also work on the ability to learn and understand stylized movements and choreography.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 3-4 and Intermediate Ages 10-15
This class is part of our Pre Professional Program, however, recreational dancers that fall within the specified age range may sign up as well.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Contemporary Levels 5-7 Ages 12-19
Contemporary combines ballet and modern techniques with musical and emotional expression with a strong focus on dynamics, contractions and release, off-center balances and suspension. This class will bring awareness to the feet, spine, and pelvis while focusing on articulating the body parts. Students will also work on the ability to learn and understand stylized movements and choreography.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Ballet Level 0
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 5-7
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Ballet Level 0
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Progressing Ballet Technique Ages 7-19
Progressing Ballet Technique is designed specifically to address the muscle groups that are crucial to perform ballet technique safely and effectively. This is a wonderful tool to add to our student’s education in ballet. The program specifically addressed weaknesses that are very common to students and are more difficult to tackle. These weaknesses can take a long time to address when the students is only taking ballet. Most of the exercises are performed on an exercise ball or with a resistance band.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 3-4 and Intermediate Ages 10-15
This class is part of our Pre Professional Program, however, recreational dancers that fall within the specified age range may sign up as well.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Contemporary Ages 6-9
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Progressing Ballet Technique Ages 12+
Progressing Ballet Technique is designed specifically to address the muscle groups that are crucial to perform ballet technique safely and effectively. This is a wonderful tool to add to our student’s education in ballet. The program specifically addressed weaknesses that are very common to students and are more difficult to tackle. These weaknesses can take a long time to address when the students is only taking ballet. Most of the exercises are performed on an exercise ball or with a resistance band.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 5-7 and High School Ballet Ages 14-19
This class is part of our Pre Professional Program, however, recreational dancers that fall within the specified age range may sign up as well.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Acting/Musical Theatre Class for Levels 6 & 7 Ages 13+
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 1-2
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Ballet Levels 3-4and Intermediate Ages 10-15
This class is part of our Pre Professional Program, however, recreational dancers that fall within the specified age range may sign up as well.
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Acting/Musical Theatre Class for Ages 6-10
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Ballet Levels 5-7
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Variation Levels 3-4
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Acting/Musical Theatre Class for Levels 3-5 Ages 10-13
Friday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Pointe Class Levels 5-7
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Friday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Ballet Levels 1-2
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 3-4
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Jan 7 to May 11
Ballet/Tap Combo Ages 3-5
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 3-4 Pointe & Variation
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Progressing Ballet Technique Ages 12-18
Progressing Ballet Technique is designed specifically to address the muscle groups that are crucial to perform ballet technique safely and effectively. This is a wonderful tool to add to our student’s education in ballet. The program specifically addressed weaknesses that are very common to students and are more difficult to tackle. These weaknesses can take a long time to address when the students is only taking ballet. Most of the exercises are performed on an exercise ball or with a resistance band.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Variation Levels 1-2
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Ballet Levels 5-7
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Open Ballet Class Ages 6-13
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Stretching & Conditioning
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Apr 6 to May 11
Tap ages 6+
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Open Hip-Hop Ages 8+
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Repertoire Levels 5-7
This is a Pre Professional class and auditions are required. Please inquire if you are interested in the Pre Professional Program.
Saturday
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Jan 7 to May 11

Tino Valles' Spring Recreational Classes

Location Name Class Days
Room #4
Hip Hop Boys & Girls Ages 4-9
We come off pointe and leap gracefully into the world of Hip Hop dance. Popular and current music bring a whole new energy while the dancer experiments with a wider variety of body sharp movements, and electrifying rhythm. Kids will learn how to become fierce and powerful during the their funky moves while experiencing the world of hip hop.
Monday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #4
Hip Hop Boys & Girls Ages 13 +
We come off pointe and leap gracefully into the world of Hip Hop dance. Popular and current music bring a whole new energy while the dancer experiments with a wider variety of body sharp movements, and electrifying rhythm. Kids will learn how to become fierce and powerful during the their funky moves while experiencing the world of hip hop.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #4
Hip Hop Boys & Girls Ages 10-12
We come off pointe and leap gracefully into the world of Hip Hop dance. Popular and current music bring a whole new energy while the dancer experiments with a wider variety of body sharp movements, and electrifying rhythm. Kids will learn how to become fierce and powerful during the their funky moves while experiencing the world of hip hop.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #4
Jazz/Hip Hop ages 3-6
Tuesday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #4
Folklorico Boys & Girls Ages 5-11
Folklorico Clásico is a beautiful form of dance that allows the dancer to use classical ballet arm movements, high kicks , and quick paddle turns. Beginning students develop coordination, balance and weight shifting while learning body awareness. Girls and boys are taught the basics of body awareness, alignment, and posture. Students are taught the fundamentals of classic ballet stretches and the waltz, along with basic folklórico footwork that serve as a foundation for advancement into other classes. Students are expected to know the difference between right and left, and how to properly use the 5 basic steps in Folklorico dance. Intermediate and Advanced students build strength, stamina, balance, posture, grace and discipline. All students are introduced to different regions, costuming and music in traditional Mexican Folklorico dance; while more advanced students learn more intricate technique and choreography.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #4
Adult Hip Hop
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Irish Dancing Ages 9-12
Traditional Irish solo stepdances fall into two broad categories based on the shoes worn: hard shoe (or heavy shoe) and soft shoe (or light shoe) dances . There are four soft shoe dance styles: the reel, slip jig, light jig and single jig (also referred to as hop jig). Tino, will concentrate on the Treble reel hard shoe style. This style of dance is done in hard shoes. Michael Flatley “ The King of Irish dancing “ broke the mould of traditional Irish dancing by incorporating upper body movement and creating edgy rhythm patterns that departed from the traditional. We will be entering into the world of art with this innovative new art form where modern Irish portrays the fluid movement of dance.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #4
Irish Dancing Ages 12 +
Traditional Irish solo stepdances fall into two broad categories based on the shoes worn: hard shoe (or heavy shoe) and soft shoe (or light shoe) dances . There are four soft shoe dance styles: the reel, slip jig, light jig and single jig (also referred to as hop jig). Tino, will concentrate on the Treble reel hard shoe style. This style of dance is done in hard shoes. Michael Flatley “ The King of Irish dancing “ broke the mould of traditional Irish dancing by incorporating upper body movement and creating edgy rhythm patterns that departed from the traditional. We will be entering into the world of art with this innovative new art form where modern Irish portrays the fluid movement of dance.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #4
Folklorico Boys and Girls Ages 12+
Intermediate and Advanced students build strength, stamina, balance, posture, grace and discipline. All students are introduced to different regions, costuming and music in traditional Mexican Folklorico dance; while more advanced students learn more intricate technique and choreography. Folklorico Clásico is a beautiful form of dance that allows the dancer to use classical ballet arm movements, high kicks , and quick paddle turns. Beginning students develop coordination, balance and weight shifting while learning body awareness. Girls and boys are taught the basics of body awareness, alignment, and posture. Students are taught the fundamentals of classic ballet stretches and the waltz, along with basic folklórico footwork that serve as a foundation for advancement into other classes. Students are expected to know the difference between right and left, and how to properly use the 5 basic steps in Folklorico dance.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #4
Jazz Boys and Girls Ages 5-12
Jazz dancing is a form of dance that showcases a dancer's individual style, originality and flexibility. Every jazz dancer interprets and executes moves and steps in their own way. This type of dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy jazz hands, sassy walks , fancy footwork, big leaps, and quick turns. Jumps are very important in jazz. Some of the most popular jumps includes a calypso jump, Axels, barrel turns, Russian leaps, shooting stars, back jete leaps, spring backs and many more!!
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #4
Advanced Jazz Boys and Girls Ages 13 +
Jazz dancing is a form of dance that showcases a dancer's individual style, originality and flexibility. Every jazz dancer interprets and executes moves and steps in their own way. This type of dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy jazz hands, sassy walks , fancy footwork, big leaps, and quick turns. Jumps are very important in jazz. Some of the most popular jumps includes a calypso jump, Axels, barrel turns, Russian leaps, shooting stars, back jete leaps, spring backs and many more!!
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #4
Jumps, Leaps and Turns Ages 7-18
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11

Saturday Balletics

Location Name Class Days
Balletics for Boys Ages 6+
The Balletics class is a unique ballet class created for young male athletes who participate in a variety of sports including football, basketball, hockey and soccer. Athletes who attend DCSA’s Balletics class will develop agility, flexibility, speed, strength, coordination and mental focus that will help them to advance in the sports they love! The exercises performed in ballet help to strengthen and condition the same muscle groups needed for quick footwork, transfers of weight, and jumping. Increased flexibility and ankle strength help to prevent injuries. In addition, ballet helps to train athletes mental focus under pressure as they work to perform precise movements.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 7 to May 11

Adult Classes 2019

Location Name Class Days
Adult Yoga
Vinyasa yoga is commonly referred to as "flow' yoga. Vinyasa is a style of yoga characterized by stringing together postures so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath.
Monday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Jan 7 to May 11
Adult Contemporary Class
Contemporary combines ballet and modern techniques with musical and emotional expression with a strong focus on dynamics, contractions and release, off-center balances and suspension. This class will bring awareness to the feet, spine, and pelvis while focusing on articulating the body parts. Students will also work on the ability to learn and understand stylized movements and choreography. Previous dance experience is recommended but not required.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Adult Ballet
Tuesday
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #2
Adult Ballet
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Adult Yoga
Vinyasa yoga is commonly referred to as "flow' yoga. Vinyasa is a style of yoga characterized by stringing together postures so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath.
Wednesday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Jan 7 to May 11
Room #1
Adult Ballet
Thursday
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Jan 7 to May 11
Adult Tap
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jan 7 to May 11
Adult Yoga
Vinyasa yoga is commonly referred to as "flow' yoga. Vinyasa is a style of yoga characterized by stringing together postures so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 7 to May 11

Summer Intensive 2019

Location Name Class Days
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 1
The Dance Center of San Antonio's Summer Intensive offers a premier camp with robust curriculum for serious dancers. Dancers will participate in a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry. Vanessa Bessler, together with renown ballet masters from all over the world, will work in detail on technique, pas de deux, contemporary, classical variation, repertoire and Progressing Ballet Technique. The classes run Tuesday-Friday from 9am-3pm and the cost is $320. Dancers between the ages of 7-19 are welcome to register. Instructors during Week One will be The Dance Center of San Antonio staff.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
May 28 to May 31
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 1 Mornings
The Half-Day option is for our young dancers who would like to participate in our summer intensive program. To sign up for the half day option, you must be between the ages of 7 and 8 or be participating in our Level 0 Pre Professional program. The cost for week one is $160.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
May 28 to May 31
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 10
The Dance Center of San Antonio's Summer Intensive offers a premier camp with robust curriculum for serious dancers. Dancers will participate in a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry. Vanessa Bessler, together with renown ballet masters from all over the world, will work in detail on technique, pas de deux, contemporary, classical variation, repertoire and Progressing Ballet Technique. The classes run Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm and the cost is $400. Dancers between the ages of 7-19 are welcome to register. Instructors for Week 10 will be the Dance Center of San Antonio staff.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jul 29 to Aug 2
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 10 Mornings
The Half-Day option is for our young dancers who would like to participate in our summer intensive program. To sign up for the half day option, you must be between the ages of 7 and 8 or be participating in our Level 0 Pre Professional program. The cost for week one is $200.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jul 29 to Aug 2
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 11
The Dance Center of San Antonio's Summer Intensive offers a premier camp with robust curriculum for serious dancers. Dancers will participate in a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry. Vanessa Bessler, together with renown ballet masters from all over the world, will work in detail on technique, pas de deux, contemporary, classical variation, repertoire and Progressing Ballet Technique. The classes run Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm and the cost is $500. Dancers between the ages of 7-19 are welcome to register. Our guest instructor for Week 11 will be Carlos Dos Santos.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Aug 5 to Aug 9
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 11 Mornings
The Half-Day option is for our young dancers who would like to participate in our summer intensive program. To sign up for the half day option, you must be between the ages of 7 and 8 or be participating in our Level 0 Pre Professional program. The cost for week one is $250.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Aug 5 to Aug 9
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 2
The Dance Center of San Antonio's Summer Intensive offers a premier camp with robust curriculum for serious dancers. Dancers will participate in a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry. Vanessa Bessler, together with renown ballet masters from all over the world, will work in detail on technique, pas de deux, contemporary, classical variation, repertoire and Progressing Ballet Technique. The classes run Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm and the cost is $400. Dancers between the ages of 7-19 are welcome to register. Instructors for Week 2 will be the Dance Center of San Antonio staff.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jun 3 to Jun 7
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 2 Mornings
The Half-Day option is for our young dancers who would like to participate in our summer intensive program. To sign up for the half day option, you must be between the ages of 7 and 8 or be participating in our Level 0 Pre Professional program. The cost for week one is $200.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jun 3 to Jun 7
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 3
The Dance Center of San Antonio's Summer Intensive offers a premier camp with robust curriculum for serious dancers. Dancers will participate in a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry. Vanessa Bessler, together with renown ballet masters from all over the world, will work in detail on technique, pas de deux, contemporary, classical variation, repertoire and Progressing Ballet Technique. The classes run Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm and the cost is $400. Dancers between the ages of 7-19 are welcome to register. Instructors for Week 3 will be the Dance Center of San Antonio staff.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jun 10 to Jun 14
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 3 Mornings
The Half-Day option is for our young dancers who would like to participate in our summer intensive program. To sign up for the half day option, you must be between the ages of 7 and 8 or be participating in our Level 0 Pre Professional program. The cost for week one is $200.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jun 10 to Jun 14
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 4
The Dance Center of San Antonio's Summer Intensive offers a premier camp with robust curriculum for serious dancers. Dancers will participate in a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry. Vanessa Bessler, together with renown ballet masters from all over the world, will work in detail on technique, pas de deux, contemporary, classical variation, repertoire and Progressing Ballet Technique. The classes run Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm and the cost is $500. Dancers between the ages of 7-19 are welcome to register. Our guest instructor for Week 4 will be Misha Tchoupakov.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jun 17 to Jun 21
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 4 Mornings
The Half-Day option is for our young dancers who would like to participate in our summer intensive program. To sign up for the half day option, you must be between the ages of 7 and 8 or be participating in our Level 0 Pre Professional program. The cost for week one is $250.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jun 17 to Jun 21
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 5
The Dance Center of San Antonio's Summer Intensive offers a premier camp with robust curriculum for serious dancers. Dancers will participate in a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry. Vanessa Bessler, together with renown ballet masters from all over the world, will work in detail on technique, pas de deux, contemporary, classical variation, repertoire and Progressing Ballet Technique. The classes run Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm and the cost is $500. Dancers between the ages of 7-19 are welcome to register. Our guest instructor for Week 5 will be Sally Rojas Herrera
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jun 24 to Jun 28
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 5 Mornings
The Half-Day option is for our young dancers who would like to participate in our summer intensive program. To sign up for the half day option, you must be between the ages of 7 and 8 or be participating in our Level 0 Pre Professional program. The cost for week one is $250.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jun 24 to Jun 28
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 6
The Dance Center of San Antonio's Summer Intensive offers a premier camp with robust curriculum for serious dancers. Dancers will participate in a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry. Vanessa Bessler, together with renown ballet masters from all over the world, will work in detail on technique, pas de deux, contemporary, classical variation, repertoire and Progressing Ballet Technique. The classes run Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm and the cost is $400. Dancers between the ages of 7-19 are welcome to register. Instructors for Week 6 will be the Dance Center of San Antonio staff.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jul 1 to Jul 5
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 6 Mornings
The Half-Day option is for our young dancers who would like to participate in our summer intensive program. To sign up for the half day option, you must be between the ages of 7 and 8 or be participating in our Level 0 Pre Professional program. The cost for week one is $200.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jul 1 to Jul 5
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 7
The Dance Center of San Antonio's Summer Intensive offers a premier camp with robust curriculum for serious dancers. Dancers will participate in a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry. Vanessa Bessler, together with renown ballet masters from all over the world, will work in detail on technique, pas de deux, contemporary, classical variation, repertoire and Progressing Ballet Technique. The classes run Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm and the cost is $400. Dancers between the ages of 7-19 are welcome to register. The instructors for Week 7 will be the DCSA instructors.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jul 8 to Jul 12
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 7 Mornings
The Half-Day option is for our young dancers who would like to participate in our summer intensive program. To sign up for the half day option, you must be between the ages of 7 and 8 or be participating in our Level 0 Pre Professional program. The cost for week one is $200.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jul 8 to Jul 12
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 8
The Dance Center of San Antonio's Summer Intensive offers a premier camp with robust curriculum for serious dancers. Dancers will participate in a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry. Vanessa Bessler, together with renown ballet masters from all over the world, will work in detail on technique, pas de deux, contemporary, classical variation, repertoire and Progressing Ballet Technique. The classes run Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm and the cost is $500. Dancers between the ages of 7-19 are welcome to register. The guest instructor for Week 8 will be Nikoloz Makhateli.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jul 15 to Jul 19
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 8 Mornings
The Half-Day option is for our young dancers who would like to participate in our summer intensive program. To sign up for the half day option, you must be between the ages of 7 and 8 or be participating in our Level 0 Pre Professional program. The cost for week one is $250.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jul 15 to Jul 19
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 9
The Dance Center of San Antonio's Summer Intensive offers a premier camp with robust curriculum for serious dancers. Dancers will participate in a variety of classes to improve their overall technique and artistry. Vanessa Bessler, together with renown ballet masters from all over the world, will work in detail on technique, pas de deux, contemporary, classical variation, repertoire and Progressing Ballet Technique. The classes run Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm and the cost is $500. Dancers between the ages of 7-19 are welcome to register. The guest instructor for Week 9 will be Natalia Bashkatova.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jul 22 to Jul 26
Room #1
Summer Intensive Week 9 Mornings
The Half-Day option is for our young dancers who would like to participate in our summer intensive program. To sign up for the half day option, you must be between the ages of 7 and 8 or be participating in our Level 0 Pre Professional program. The cost for week one is $250.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jul 22 to Jul 26

Tino's Summer Camps

Location Name Class Days
Room #4
Jazz Camp Ages 6-19
Jazz dancing is a form of dance that showcases a dancer's individual style, originality and flexibility. Every jazz dancer interprets and executes moves and steps in their own way. This type of dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy jazz hands, sassy walks , fancy footwork, big leaps, and quick turns. Jumps are very important in jazz. Some of the most popular jumps includes a calypso jump, Axels, barrel turns, Russian leaps, shooting stars, back jete leaps, spring backs and many more!! The camp is for ages 6-19 and tuition is $160 for this four day camp.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
May 28 to May 31
Room #4
Hip Hop Camp Ages 6-19
We come off pointe and leap gracefully into the world of Hip Hop dance. Popular and current music bring a whole new energy while the dancer experiments with a wider variety of body sharp movements, and electrifying rhythm. Kids will learn how to become fierce and powerful during the their funky moves while experiencing the world of hip hop. The camp is open for dancers ages 6-19 and tuition is $160 for this four day camp.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
May 28 to May 31
Room #4
Folklorico Camp Ages 6-19
Folklorico Clásico is a beautiful form of dance that allows the dancer to use classical ballet arm movements, high kicks , and quick paddle turns. Beginning students develop coordination, balance and weight shifting while learning body awareness. Girls and boys are taught the basics of body awareness, alignment, and posture. Students are taught the fundamentals of classic ballet stretches and the waltz, along with basic folklórico footwork that serve as a foundation for advancement into other classes. Students are expected to know the difference between right and left, and how to properly use the 5 basic steps in Folklorico dance. Intermediate and Advanced students build strength, stamina, balance, posture, grace and discipline. All students are introduced to different regions, costuming and music in traditional Mexican Folklorico dance; while more advanced students learn more intricate technique and choreography. This five day camp is open to dancers ages 6-19 and the tuition is $200.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jun 24 to Jun 28
Room #4
Folklorico Camp Ages 6-19
Folklorico Clásico is a beautiful form of dance that allows the dancer to use classical ballet arm movements, high kicks , and quick paddle turns. Beginning students develop coordination, balance and weight shifting while learning body awareness. Girls and boys are taught the basics of body awareness, alignment, and posture. Students are taught the fundamentals of classic ballet stretches and the waltz, along with basic folklórico footwork that serve as a foundation for advancement into other classes. Students are expected to know the difference between right and left, and how to properly use the 5 basic steps in Folklorico dance. Intermediate and Advanced students build strength, stamina, balance, posture, grace and discipline. All students are introduced to different regions, costuming and music in traditional Mexican Folklorico dance; while more advanced students learn more intricate technique and choreography. This five day camp is open to dancers ages 6-19 and the tuition is $200.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jul 29 to Aug 2
Room #4
Irish Camp Ages 6-19
Tino will concentrate on the Treble reel hard shoe style of Irish dancing. This style of dance is done in hard shoes. Michael Flatley “ The King of Irish dancing “ broke the mold of traditional Irish dancing by incorporating upper body movement and creating edgy rhythm patterns that departed from the traditional. We will be entering into the world of art with this innovative new art form where modern Irish portrays the fluid movement of dance. The camp is open to dancers ages 6-19 and tuition is $200 for the five day camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jun 3 to Jun 7
Room #4
Irish Camp Ages 6-19
Tino will concentrate on the Treble reel hard shoe style of Irish dancing. This style of dance is done in hard shoes. Michael Flatley “ The King of Irish dancing “ broke the mold of traditional Irish dancing by incorporating upper body movement and creating edgy rhythm patterns that departed from the traditional. We will be entering into the world of art with this innovative new art form where modern Irish portrays the fluid movement of dance. The camp is open to dancers ages 6-19 and tuition is $200 for the five day camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jun 17 to Jun 21
Room #4
Jazz Broadway Camp Ages 6-9
Jazz dancing is a form of dance that showcases a dancer's individual style, originality and flexibility. Every jazz dancer interprets and executes moves and steps in their own way. This type of dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy jazz hands, sassy walks , fancy footwork, big leaps, and quick turns. Jumps are very important in jazz. Some of the most popular jumps includes a calypso jump, Axels, barrel turns, Russian leaps, shooting stars, back jete leaps, spring backs and many more!! The camp is for ages 6-19 and tuition is $200 for this five day camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jul 15 to Jul 19
Room #4
Russian Tricks Ages 8-19
Tino's Russian Tricks camp will focus on acrobatics, jumps, leaps and turns. This camp is open to dancers ages 8-19 and tuition is $200.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Aug 5 to Aug 9
Room #4
Vumba Like Zumba Camp Ages 6-19
“Vumba like Zumba” classes with Tino Valles feature kid-friendly routines based on original ZUMBA movements and TINO’S international style dance moves. We break down the steps, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure. Helps develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part of children's lives by making fitness fun. Vumba classes are designed to combine movement, music, and community for a healthy lifestyle for children. These fitness classes are rocking, high-energy packed with all the music kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia, salsa, merengue, tribal, punta, lambada, bachata , electro and more. Vumba like Zumba inspire kids to express themselves through movement and play while effectively improving their overall health and well-being. Kids love it because it’s on the cutting edge and fun. Parents love it because of the effects it has on kids: increasing focus, building self-confidence, boosting metabolism, and enhancing coordination. This five day camp is open to ages 6-19 and the tuition is $200.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jun 10 to Jun 14
Room #4
Vumba Like Zumba Camp Ages 6-19
“Vumba like Zumba” classes with Tino Valles feature kid-friendly routines based on original ZUMBA movements and TINO’S international style dance moves. We break down the steps, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure. Helps develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part of children's lives by making fitness fun. Vumba classes are designed to combine movement, music, and community for a healthy lifestyle for children. These fitness classes are rocking, high-energy packed with all the music kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia, salsa, merengue, tribal, punta, lambada, bachata , electro and more. Vumba like Zumba inspire kids to express themselves through movement and play while effectively improving their overall health and well-being. Kids love it because it’s on the cutting edge and fun. Parents love it because of the effects it has on kids: increasing focus, building self-confidence, boosting metabolism, and enhancing coordination. This five day camp is open to ages 6-19 and the tuition is $200.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jul 22 to Jul 26
Room #4
Hip Hop Camp Ages 6-19
We come off pointe and leap gracefully into the world of Hip Hop dance. Popular and current music bring a whole new energy while the dancer experiments with a wider variety of body sharp movements, and electrifying rhythm. Kids will learn how to become fierce and powerful during the their funky moves while experiencing the world of hip hop. The camp is open for dancers ages 6-19 and tuition is $200 for this five day camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jun 3 to Jun 7
Room #4
Hip Hop Camp Ages 6-19
We come off pointe and leap gracefully into the world of Hip Hop dance. Popular and current music bring a whole new energy while the dancer experiments with a wider variety of body sharp movements, and electrifying rhythm. Kids will learn how to become fierce and powerful during the their funky moves while experiencing the world of hip hop. The camp is open for dancers ages 6-19 and tuition is $200 for this five day camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jun 10 to Jun 14
Room #4
Hip Hop Camp Ages 6-19
We come off pointe and leap gracefully into the world of Hip Hop dance. Popular and current music bring a whole new energy while the dancer experiments with a wider variety of body sharp movements, and electrifying rhythm. Kids will learn how to become fierce and powerful during the their funky moves while experiencing the world of hip hop. The camp is open for dancers ages 6-19 and tuition is $200 for this five day camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jul 15 to Jul 19
Room #4
Hip Hop Camp Ages 6-19
We come off pointe and leap gracefully into the world of Hip Hop dance. Popular and current music bring a whole new energy while the dancer experiments with a wider variety of body sharp movements, and electrifying rhythm. Kids will learn how to become fierce and powerful during the their funky moves while experiencing the world of hip hop. The camp is open for dancers ages 6-19 and tuition is $200 for this five day camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jun 17 to Jun 21
Room #4
Hip Hop Camp Ages 6-19
We come off pointe and leap gracefully into the world of Hip Hop dance. Popular and current music bring a whole new energy while the dancer experiments with a wider variety of body sharp movements, and electrifying rhythm. Kids will learn how to become fierce and powerful during the their funky moves while experiencing the world of hip hop. The camp is open for dancers ages 6-19 and tuition is $200 for this five day camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jul 22 to Jul 26
Room #4
Hip Hop Camp Ages 6-19
We come off pointe and leap gracefully into the world of Hip Hop dance. Popular and current music bring a whole new energy while the dancer experiments with a wider variety of body sharp movements, and electrifying rhythm. Kids will learn how to become fierce and powerful during the their funky moves while experiencing the world of hip hop. The camp is open for dancers ages 6-19 and tuition is $200 for this five day camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jul 29 to Aug 2
Room #4
Hip Hop Camp Ages 6-19
We come off pointe and leap gracefully into the world of Hip Hop dance. Popular and current music bring a whole new energy while the dancer experiments with a wider variety of body sharp movements, and electrifying rhythm. Kids will learn how to become fierce and powerful during the their funky moves while experiencing the world of hip hop. The camp is open for dancers ages 6-19 and tuition is $200 for this five day camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Aug 5 to Aug 9
Room #4
Vumba Like Zumba Camp Ages 6-19
“Vumba like Zumba” classes with Tino Valles feature kid-friendly routines based on original ZUMBA movements and TINO’S international style dance moves. We break down the steps, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure. Helps develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part of children's lives by making fitness fun. Vumba classes are designed to combine movement, music, and community for a healthy lifestyle for children. These fitness classes are rocking, high-energy packed with all the music kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia, salsa, merengue, tribal, punta, lambada, bachata , electro and more. Vumba like Zumba inspire kids to express themselves through movement and play while effectively improving their overall health and well-being. Kids love it because it’s on the cutting edge and fun. Parents love it because of the effects it has on kids: increasing focus, building self-confidence, boosting metabolism, and enhancing coordination. This five day camp is open to ages 6-19 and the tuition is $200.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jun 24 to Jun 28

Princess & Soldier Camp

Location Name Class Days
Princess and Soldiers Week 1
During these camps young children are introduced to the world of Ballet in a fun way and with creative age appropriate exercises and activities. The dancers will work on basic principles of movement and fundamentals of Ballet technique. Children will learn about music, rhythm, movement, space and body awareness. The camps also will help develop stronger gross motor skills, flexibility, creativity and fitness while having a great time in a nurtured environment. Campers will also work on crafts making wands, masks, crown or other accessories that they will integrate on their dances. On Fridays there will be an small show case of what the dancers have learned. *****This camp is designed for ages 3-7 and is $150 per week****
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jun 17 to Jun 21
Princess and Soldiers Week 2
During these camps young children are introduced to the world of Ballet in a fun way and with creative age appropriate exercises and activities. The dancers will work on basic principles of movement and fundamentals of Ballet technique. Children will learn about music, rhythm, movement, space and body awareness. The camps also will help develop stronger gross motor skills, flexibility, creativity and fitness while having a great time in a nurtured environment. Campers will also work on crafts making wands, masks, crown or other accessories that they will integrate on their dances. On Fridays there will be an small show case of what the dancers have learned. *****This camp is designed for ages 3-7 and is $150 per week****
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jun 24 to Jun 28


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