Dance Classes

Ballet is an eight week program that develops balance, poise, strength, elevation, and elasticity.

The following non-credit classes are offered to help participants learn new skills or practice old favorites. Preview each class by attending the first week for free.

Classical ballet is characterized by light, graceful, fluid movements.  This 8-week session will follow the Cecchetti Method of ballet in developing poise, strength, elevation, and elasticity.  

Session Dates:  February 17 - April 21*

Class Days/Times:  Fridays; 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Cost:  students $40; UREC members $55; non-members $70  

Location:  HPER 216

*no class March 17 or March 24

This 6-week beginner session will focus on the basics of popular partner dances including Foxtrot, East Coast Swing, and Waltz.  

Session Dates:  February 15 - April 5 (6 weeks)*

Class Days/Times:  Wednesdays; 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Cost:  $25 U of A students; $35 UREC members; $45 eligible non-members

Location:  HPER 216

*no class February 22 or March 22


To register, visit the UREC Main Office, HPER 225, or register online at UREC Member Services. Only U of A students and faculty/staff are able to register online. Eligible participants include U of A students, UREC members, and eligible non-members with an active U of A affiliation. Eligible non-members include current faculty/staff or current Arkansas Alumni Association members, as well as spouses/partners. 

Cancellation Policy: Two business days notification is required to cancel enrollment and receive a refund or transfer enrollment to another class. If the participant does not attend the class in which they enrolled, or fails to cancel enrollment within two business days of the class, payment is forfeited. A $25.00 administrative fee is charged if enrollment is canceled, assessed through $25.00 less the amount of refund. 

For more information, contact Becky Dahl at 479-575-4646 or rdahl@uark.edu.