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In this class, children learn to move beautifully to music. They learn traditional dances from around the world, as well as the elements of modern dance. This class is a great opportunity for children to learn about other cultures and peoples.

Class Schedule

 Tuesday ages 9-10 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Studio B
 Thursday ages 9-11 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Studio B
 Friday ages 11+ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Studio B
 Friday ages 13+ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Studio B
 Saturday ages 11+ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Studio B
 Saturday ages 13+ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Studio B
 Monday Ages 7-9 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM  Studio E
 Wednesday ages 3-5 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM Studio E
 Wednesday ages 5-7 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM Studio E
 Wednesday ages 7-9 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM  Studio E
 Friday ages 3-5 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM  Studio E
 Friday ages 5-7 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM  Studio E
 Nika, Emil 
 Saturday ages 13+ 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM Studio B


Natalia Palazova
Natalia started learning dance at the age of four. As a soloist of a famous in the former USSR children's dance ensemble "Rovesnik", she was lucky to have a chance to perform on stages of Bolshoi Theatre, the Hall of Columns, Palace of Unions and Kremlin Palace in Moscow. As a dancer, Natalia performed in many cultural events in the country and abroad, such as: the cultural program of the Olympic Games 1980, World Festival of Youth and Students in Moscow in 1985, European Children's Festival "Radost Evropy" in former Yugoslavia Republic and many others. In 1992, Natalia graduated from Minsk State Pedagogical University with major in Music and minor in Choreography, and received the qualifications of a Music Teacher and a Manager of a Dance Ensemble. After graduating, she worked as a Dance Teacher and Choreographer until 1996. In 1996, soon after receiving her degree she moved to Denver and joined the Science, Art, and Sport Center for children.

Galina Shadyun
Galina graduated from the Belarussian State Dance Arts College in 1974. For the next 18 years, she performed as a soloist for the Belarussian State dance company, "Horoshki", as well as in the "Zabava" dance company. With these two dance companies, she traveled all over the world to countries including Denmark, Poland, Syria, Jordan, Afghanistan, Finland, England, Germany, India, Italy, Spain, and many others. After moving to Denver, she taught Ballet for 5 years at Dance Intensity in Aurora. She joined the Science, Art, and Sport Center for children in 2012.

Emil Imanov
Emil is in his senior year of college studying Criminology at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. He started dancing at the Science Arts and Sports Center (SASC) at the age of four and graduated in 2015. He competitively danced ballroom in Colorado, winning first in every major competition in the state. He returned to the Science Arts and Sports Center as a teacher in 2016 and began choreographing and coaching for SASCís competitive dance team. Emil is very proud to be a Science Arts and Sports Center alumnus.

Veronica Scherbak
Veronica started dance at the Science, Art, and Sports Center at the age of 3. She graduated from the center in 2012, and soon after began teaching and choreographing at SASC. Veronica has also been taking ballroom since 2013, and has competed in and performed at multiple state ballroom events. In 2012 she also helped start the CU Denver Cheer and Dance team, and was part of the team for 3 years. In 2016, she graduated with a B.A. in psychology from the University of Colorado Denver. Currently, Veronica is a counseling psychology graduate student at Colorado State University working on her Masters and Ph.D.