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Utah Dancing Events, Dance Auditions, Dance Companies, Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Dance Lessons, Dance Schools and Dance Clubs.

BYU Cougarettes in Concert

BYU Cougarettes, Brigham Young University, Dance Team, Cheerleaders, Provo, Utah, LDS, Mormons, Covey Arts Center

The Cougarettes of Brigham Young University have long been associated with the pageantry and tradition of BYU intercollegiate athletics. First established in 1946, the Cougarettes boast an alumni of thousands, who have helped to make the Cougarettes what they are today. In the year 2000, they joined forces with the cheer squad, promoting spirit and dancing during home games.

The Cougarettes are categorized as a precision dance team, but in fact the scope and breadth of their focus is deeper and much more varied. The Cougarettes are fluid in jazz, funk, lyrical, character, high kick, and military. Dancers are required to have knowledge and practical abilities in ballet, modern, and jazz technique. They must also maintain their growth and progression in each of these areas while they are members of the Cougarette performing team.

The Cougarettes are the 2010 National Collegiate Dance Team Champions. They were also awarded the title of Grand Champions, with the highest score overall. They also won the award for Best Choreography. They have been named as one of the top 25 Collegiate Dance Teams in the Nation in “Dance Spirit” magazine. The Cougarettes were National Collegiate Dance Team Champions in 2007, 2006, 2005, 2001, 1999, 1998, 1997, after winning the NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Team Championships. Eight titles as well as three top four finishes have made the Cougarettes truly a team to watch. They are credited with raising the level of competitive collegiate dance teams to a new and respected level. They were also USA (United Spirit Association) National Champions in 2005 and 2006.

The Cougarettes are recognized as having a high level of technical excellence and advanced level of difficulty from the dancers and within the choreography that they present. Becoming a member of the Cougarette dance team is very competitive as anywhere from 100 to 150 hopeful applicants audition each year. Interested dancers come from across the country to audition for a spot on the team of 16 dancers. The Cougarettes must be in peak physical form and possess a wholesome appearance with an incredible sense of stage presence. Energy, excitement, and professionalism are all synonymous with the BYU Cougarettes. Former and present Cougarettes have held the title of Miss Drill and Dance Team USA and royalty and many have gone on to teach highly successful and competitive dance teams of their own. Former Cougarettes have also been hired as performers for Walt Disney Co. (National and International), Universal Studios, Opryland, various cruise lines, Broadway and touring productions, Professional Dance Companies, as well as National Basketball Association (NBA) dancers. The Cougarettes were performers at various live sites and venues throughout the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

The mission of the Cougarettes is to provide the very best high quality halftimes and dance performances all while maintaining the standards, spiritual focus, and atmosphere of Brigham Young University and the LDS Church.

Zumba Dance Fitness

We have a new exciting instuctor for you – Mariellle – that will show you the best DANCE / WORKOUT of your life! She is fun, energetic, has lots of teaching experience and will surely keep you coming back for more. The class will be held on Tuesdays 6-6:50pm and the best part is the cost! ONLY $8/drop ins & $50/10 classes punch pass!  We also offer Ballroom, Salsa and Hip Hop dance lessons as well.

Zumba Dance Fitness Classes Downtown Salt Lake City UtahZumba combines high energy and motivating music with unique moves and combinations that allow the Zumba participants to dance away their worries. It is based on the principle that a workout should be “FUN AND EASY TO DO” in order for Zumba participants to stick to the Zumba fitness program to achieve long-term health benefits. Zumba is not only great for the body, but is also great for the mind. It is a “feel-happy” workout.

ZUMBA is a Latin-inspired, dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements, which create a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system! This class combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body in an aerobic/fitness fashion to achieve a unique blended balance of cardio and muscle-toning benefits.

Dancers and non-dancers alike immediately and easily master a Zumba class because you do not have to know how to dance to succeed at Zumba. Zumba creates a party-like atmosphere that provides a non-intimidating opportunity for non-dancers, new exercisers, or those who have previously hesiated to participate in group classes. At the same time, dancers and long-time exercisers thoroughly enjoy the change of pace-exercising in a healthy, fun, party-like environment. Now, you can try ZUMBA at DF Dance Studio! We have certified Zumba instructors and a great class that you will enjoy! More questions? Please call us at: (801) 466-0490 or (801) 557-3648. We are always happy to help!

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Bountiful Zumba

Zumba with Teresa in Bountiful Utah, Fitness, Dance, LessonsCome join the party with Bountiful Utah’s own Teresa Auva’a. Teresa has over 15 years of dance training, instructing, and choreography experience and is an AFAA certified group fitness instructor.

She has extensive training in styles ranging from Jazz and Ballet to Modern and Hip Hop and of course Latin. Teresa is certified as a Zumba/Zumbatomic instructor and recently became one of Utah’s own Zumba Jammers. With her greatest passions being dance, music and fitness you can imagine how quickly and easily she fell in love with ZUMBA!

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Free Monday Night Performances

Live Performances Music & Dance, Provo city Library, Utah, Utah County, Acoustic, Bluegrass, Folk Music, ConcertsProvo City Library presents “Monday Night Performances”  in their Ballroom on the 4th Monday of each month.

Various artists will perform each month and admission is FREE!

September 26, 2011 – Scera Youth Theatre’s Acting Up

October 31, 2011 – No performance (Halloween).

November 28, 2011 – Utah Valley Handbell Ringers

Zumba Utah County with Laura

Zumba Utah County Classes with Laura, Dance, FitnessLaura Vanderhoff has been teaching Zumba fitness classes since February of 2008. She is trained in Zumba Basics 1 and 2, AquaZumba, Zumbatomic (kids), Zumba Toning,and Zumba Gold. She is Certified through the American Council of Exercise (ACE) and teaches other types of fitness classes as well. She is also a happy mother of five kids. When asked why she likes Zumba classes so much she says, “It is more than just a fitness class. You connect with something inside that has been dormant for a long time. It makes you feel happy and alive.”

.Here is a list of Laura’s Classes in Utah County (subject to change)
Cost: $5 drop in/ or $30 for 10 class punch card.
M,T,W (8:30-9:30 pm) Saturday 9am

  • Monday : Ultimate Dance Etc, 1657 N. Guardian in Saratoga Springs
  • Tuesday: Jazz’n Place Dance Studio in Lehi. 400 S. Millpond Dr.
  • Wednesday: Ultimate Dance Etc, 1657 N. Guardian in Saratoga Springs.
  • Saturday: 9:00 am at Jazz’n Place

*Expired Event (2020)

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