Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults



Home of Dance Distinction Dance Company


BALLET CLASS TO STAND INDEPENDENTLY - One need not take fusion to enroll in ballet.


Winter 2016 (16 weeks of instruction) 

  • December 31: Registration Due - Office closes at 7 pm
  • January 4 - 7: Y-Dance Show Costume Measuring, Sizing, Payment/Dancewear Ordering
  • January 11 - May 5: Instructional Classes
  • March 21 - 24: Spring Break/No Classes
  • April 30: Show Photo Session
  • May 6 and 7: Y-Dance Dress Rehearsal and Shows (more information below)
Class Options

 SNAP   Ages 5 - 18  
 Pre-FusionAge 3 
 FusionPre-K (age 4) through Adult Offered by Divisions and Levels**
 Leaps and Turns*Grades 1 through 12 Offered by Divisions and Levels
 BalletGrades 1 through 12  Offered by Levels
 Hip Hop  Grades 3 through Adult Offered by Divisions
 TapGrades K through 8 Offered by Levels
 Tumbling for Dance Grades 5 through 12 

 *To enroll in Leaps and Turns class, a Fusion and/or Ballet class is prerequisite. This allows for the fundamentals to be learned in conjunction with leaps and turns.

** Enrollment in a Fusion Class is required for enrollment in Leaps and/or Ballet classes

*** Enrollment in a Level 4 Fusion Class requires in enrollment in Leaps and Turns AND Ballet as well.

  • Divisions signify grade/maturity
  • Levels allow for abilities
  • For most classes, minimum enrollment is four students
  • Some classes may cap enrollment based on teacher and room space
  • All classes are held at the YWCA, 605 N. 6th St. Lafayette

  • Registration is due by December 28 at 7 pm. Call 765-742-0075.
  • Costumes are ordered after measuring week, thus making late enrollments nearly impossible
  • Returning dancer from Fall 2015 may register beginning November 30
  • General Public may register beginning December 14 
  • There is an annual $25 Registration Fee. Registration forms are due only annually with renewal of fee
  • A registration form MUST be brought, emailed, or faxed at the time of registration
  • Returning Y-Dancers stay in the same class as fall session, unless communicated to you otherwise
  • We recommend Level I for dancers new to the Y-Dance Program
Y-Dance Show

  • Our Y-Dance Show (recital) will be held Saturday, May 7 at 1 pm and 6 pm
  • Dress Rehearsal will be held on Friday, May 6
  • We measure for costumes during your class day and time January 4 - 7. There is no charge for this class
  • A show packet with ALL important information is given after spring break
  • Pictures will be taken Saturday, April 30. Times TBD by class 

Program Description  

The Y-Dance program undergoes changes as the numbers, needs, and desires of its dancers continue to grow, evident by the number of our dancers and introduction of our newly formed dance company, Dance Distinction. Whether the goal is to dance at a recreational level “just for fun”, or for those who foresee themselves on competitive dance teams, on Dance Distinction Dance Company, in musical theatre, undertaking auditions, or who want to take dance to a higher level, Y-Dance has something for everyone. Our philosophy is:

  • To provide an atmosphere of discipline and structure
  • To make each dancer feel loved, valued, and empowered
  • To be a fun, enjoyable, and learning experience
  • To enhance dancers’ coordination, dance, creativity, technique and memory skills

If you have other questions that are not answered in the below links, please phone the YWCA at 742-0075.