Our Recreation Programs

Dancing


Register for dance classes at MMC Member Services. Call 302-734-1200 x167, Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM. Line dance classes are free for MMC Members


 



IT’S TAP SECRET!

 Come join Darlene Meyer former Rockette for a beginner/intermediate tap class.   She is a graduate of Juilliard School of Music and Dance.  She studied at the June Taylor School of Dance and with dance greats Gene Kelly and Bob Fosse.  Darlene will teach a Broadway style tap dance class every Thursday from 2:00 – 4:00 n the Palmer Room.  She will teach dances and provide you with dance notes so you can practice on your own.

Advanced Line Dancing

Advanced line dancing meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Palmer Room. . Learn new steps and share your passion for line dancing through practice and performance opportunities with the Steppin' Seniors advanced line dance class. Prior line dance experience required.  You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.

Beginner Line Dancing

Beginner line dancing  meets on Mondays from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m.  to 11 a.m. in the Palmer Room.  Learn the basic steps of this popular form of dance and gets lots of exercise. No partner needed! The first portion of the class is devoted to teaching the basic steps and simple dances for first time line dancers. Please alert the instrucor at the beginning of the class that you are new.  You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.

Broadway Dancing

Intro to Broadway/Broadway 1 :   Have you wondered if the Broadway class is for you? Want to improve your performance ability on stage? Then this 7-week introductory class is for you. You will learn the basics of stage direction, how to turn steps into moves and from there to performance, how to find the 1 in an 8 count, and many other tips and tricks. Come prepared to have fun! The class starts January 15th on Mondays 1:30 - 2:30 in the Palmer Room through February. This class is FREE, but you must be a member of MMC to participate. Broadway 1 follows from 2:30 - 3:30 
 

Broadway 2

  This class combines dance with stage movement and will work on a number for the June show. The style of dance will be different than Monday's class and meets Tuesdays from 2:15 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. in the Palmer Room. The class is free, but you must be a member of MMC to participate.
 

Couples Line Dancing

Couple's line dance will meet on Mondays from 11:15 to 12:15 p.m.  in the Palmer Room. Grab a partner and become a line dancing duo. This class is intermediate level but beginners are welcome to join. Coming with a partner is ideal but is not necessary to join the class. You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.
 

Dancing in Your Chair with Ida Kirkendall

 It’s Fun, It’s Free!!!!!  “Dancing In Your Chair” with Ida Kirkendall.  This is a fun low impact class where Ida will have you moving in your seat to great music.  Everything is done safely in a chair.  **NO STANDING REQUIRED**  You will do aerobic exercises, stretching, Latin dancing, Line dancing and more.  Let’s get those bodies moving!  Classes are held every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. —9:40 a.m.and Friday from 10:15 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.  in the Palmer Room. You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.  NO CLASS TUESDAYS  DECEMBER 26 OR JANUARY 2. 
 

Extreme Beginners Line Dance Step Class

Come to the "Extreme Beginners" step class on Fridays,  from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in the Palmer Room. Instructor: Jacci Kenny   You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.  
 
Extreme Beginners Step class from 1:00 to 2:00 is for people needing help to "Untangle their feet"
Extreme Beginners Step class from 2:00 to 3:00 is for first timers and those that need additional help to learn the steps.
 

Get Up and Move!

 Let’s Get up and move! with Ida Kirkendoll, owner of Forever Active Lifestyle!  She’ll get your heart pumping and the joint will be jumpin!  This class is an intermediate standing class that will include Aerobics, Kickboxing,  Zumba and more.  Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 8:00 – 8:40 in the Palmer Room. You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.  NO CLASS TUESDAYS  DECEMBER 26 OR JANUARY 2. 
 

High Impact Line Dancing

High Impact line dancing meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30  p.m. in the Palmer Room.   Get your blood flowing in this high impact class designed for intermediate and advanced level students.   You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.

Intermediate Line Dancing

Intermediate line dancing meets on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. in the Palmer Room. Hone your dancing skills in this intermediate level class. Prior line dance experience is recommended.  You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.

Soul Line Dancing

Soul line dancing  meets on  Wednesdays from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Palmer Room. Dance with the Soulsations to the soul and R&B music you love. This is a low-moderate impact line dance experience. 
You must be a member of the Modern Maturity Center to participate.

VALENTINES LINE DANCE BLAST!

The fun will be led by Ida Kirkendoll and the First State Steppers on Saturday February 10, 2024, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Longwood Dining Room. The cost is $10.00 per person. This is event is open to the public.   .  NO FOOD OR BEVERAGES WILL BE AVAILABLE   Proceeds will support programs for seniors. Please contact Member Services for tickets at 302-734-1200 ext. 167. Tickets will be available Monday January 8, 2024. No tickets will be sold at the door.

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