Kids Groove Session
Every Thursday | July 5 - September 6 | 11-11:30am
Kids will explore the basics of ballet, modern, hip hop, and yoga techniques. With combinations and more complex sequences of movement, they further develop strength, flexibility, balance and coordination. At the end of this class, students are ready to enter beginning level classes with a solid foundation and understanding of proper technique.
Kids Jam Session
Every last Friday of the month I 6:30pm
Join us at the Boston Children's Museum for our monthly family dance party, Kids Jam. Dance lessons are provided by Boston-based contemporary dance company URBANITY DANCE. You will have the opportunity to show off what you learned at the end of the night by battling it out on the dance floor. Come experience one of our most beloved programs! (Free for museum attendees)
Meet our Kids Groove and Jam teaching artists!
Tyhgita (Tyh) Céspedes is a dancer, choreographer and fine arts educator who focuses on hip hop and jazz funk. Tyh taught dance and drama after school and summer programs with the North Shore YMCA school aged program in 2015. At Centre College, she was the president of the Moments in Motion (MIM) dance club teaching hip‐hop, jazz‐funk and latin dance for club workshops. She also choreographed for the MIM performance subgroup, Retrospect.
Tyh facilitated dance‐movement workshops at Raw Art Works after school program for expressive therapies as an intern in January 2014. She planned,executed and facilitated a series of dance‐movement therapy and community engagement workshops as an intern at The Dance Complex during the summer of 2014. She also taught hip‐hop dance at Studio Dance from 2011 to 2014; at Star Dance Studio during the summer of 2013; and at the Roxbury Center for the Performing Arts in Boston during the winter of 2013. As an intern during the fall ‘13 semester at the Ministry of Culture in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, Tyh learned harana and taught jazz‐funk. Tyh choreographed for the original play performed at Edinburgh International Fringe Festival 2012: After Orpheus. She danced in Thee Slap Bracelets dance crew, which won 1st place at Prelude New England in 2011.
Alexander Davis is a graduate of Keene State College where he received a BA in English: Writing, and a BA in Theatre and Dance: Choreography and Performance under the mentorship of William Seigh. Alex has had the honor of performing at the Boston Opera House, in the basement of a CVS, at the Ramrod Center for the Performing Arts, and most memorably on a street corner in the South End. Alex has worked and performed with organizations across Boston including Ryan Landry’s Gold Dust Orphans (Best of Boston 2016), Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Children’s Chorus and Improv Asylum/Laugh Boston. Alex has worked with a variety of artists including Betsi Graves, Jessica Muise, Cynthia McLaughlin, Rebecca Stenn, Marcia Murdock, Jennifer Pollins, Dre Rawlings, Candice Salyers, Carl Flink, Marcus Schulkind, Andy Noble, Ryan Landry, and Monica Bill Barnes. Alex is also a passionate arts administrator, a published memoirist, an exhibited fiber artist, a sexual consent educator, and an okay comedian. For more information and upcoming performances please visit
Danielle Andersen is a fun-loving instructor teaching wide ranges of dance since 2007. She attended The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts in Corona, CA in 2013 to major in Dance and minor in Early Childhood Education. After college, she travelled with a volunteer group teaching workshops and encouraging children through dance and music in schools across the United States and in ten countries throughout Europe. During this time, Danielle taught different dance styles such as Contemporary, Hip-hop, and African as well as leading creative and improvisational dance courses. She has taught in Elementary-High Schools, Special Education Schools, Adult Workshops, Juvenile Centers and in the 2015 German Refugee Integration Workshops. Danielle now lives in Boston and teaches Urban and World Dance classes with Urbanity Dance.