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Register now for the Pittsfield YMCA Breakdancing program

breakdancing Pittsfield Family YMCA

Program begins Feb. 1 and is offered for boys and girls, ages 6-12 years old

The Pittsfield Family YMCA announces open registrations for its breakdancing program for youths, ages 6-12 years old. The session runs from Feb. 1-April 6. The Y’s 8-week sessions have expanded to include sessions for beginners, intermediate and advanced participants!

The programs will take participants through the fundamental building blocks to breakdancing, including uprock, transitions, floorwork and freezes. Led by instructor Andres Ramirez, the classes will help participants develop coordination and overall confidence.

Beginner (No experience necessary)

Saturdays, 3:45pm-4:30pm
Feb 2-April 6 No classes: Feb 23 & March 30

Intermediate (Must have taken 1+ class)

Fridays, 4pm-4:45pm
Feb 1-April 5, No classes: Feb 22 & March 29

Advanced (Must have taken 2+ classes)

Fridays, 5pm-6pm
Feb 1-April 5, No classes: Feb 22 & March 29


All sessions are held in
the Y’s auditorium

Andres, our instructor, has been breakdancing for 3 years. He has taught throughout the county and is able to teach a range of levels and abilities. His choreography, patience and ability to communicate movement to his students make him the perfect fit for your child.

The cost for the beginner and intermediate sessions are $45 for members and $70 for non-members. The advanced session is $50 for members and $75 for non-members. A youth membership, for those children up through 13 years old, is $36/year. A teen membership, for those ages 14-19 years old, is $15/month (minimum 2 months), $49.98 for 3 months, or $180/year. A Y membership gives members access to family open swim in Central Berkshire County’s largest indoor swimming pool, basketball and racquetball courts, state-of-the-art fitness equipment, fitness classes and more. For membership information, contact 413-499-7650 x13.

To register, visit the Y’s Welcome Center. Participants are encouraged to wear tennis shoes and loose-fitting clothing. Classes are first come, first serve. For more information, contact Michelle Kettler at 413-499-7650 x33 or at mkettler@pittsfieldfamilyymca.org.

About the Pittsfield Family YMCA: The Pittsfield Family YMCA is located at 292 North St. in Pittsfield. The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,687 Y’s engage 21 million men, women and children, regardless of age, income or background to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.

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