CCECS offers fall dance classes

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Date: Monday, August 21, 2017
Contact: Ken Hupp, (808) 932-7668

For Immediate Release

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo offers fall non-credit dance classes for adults of all levels of experience.

Dance for Everyone: Popping 101 covers the basics of popping, which is a low impact dance style that emphasizes contracting and relaxing muscles. Participants will learn tutting, botting, dime stopping, isolations and more. Instructor Max Belliard has been dancing for 7 years and is known for his patient and nurturing style of teaching. Classes will be held on Thursdays, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., August 31 – November 2 at the UH Hilo Old Gym. Cost is $75.

Dance for Everyone: Hip Hop Basics is an upbeat, high energy class that explores a variety of styles, including contemporary, ballet, popping, jazz and more. Each class will include a warm up, conditioning exercises, moving across the floor, and learning choreographed movement. Instructor Lawrence Mano has been studying dance for five years and enjoys breaking down movements to help students learn to move in new ways. Classes will be held on Fridays, from 7 – 8:15 p.m., September 1 – November 17, with no class on September 29 and November 10 at the UH Hilo Old Gym. Cost is $85.

Both classes require comfortable clothing and dancing either in bare feet, socks, or dance shoes.

For more information and to register, contact CCECS at 932-7830 or

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