Lifeworks Dance

Lifeworks Dance courses give members the opportunity to learn a new skill or enhance skills they already have. These progressive programs are available to those who want to learn a new fitness skill or hone existing ones. Our variety of classes is sure to entertain to novice and experienced dancers alike.

All Lifeworks Dance membership are now available at no charge to all Rec Fee paying students and MizzouRec members. 

*Limited space in the Ballet classes.

Don’t forget to reserve you can now reserve your spot in all Lifeworks Dance classes using the MizzouRec app or online at Class entry priority will be given to members who have reserved a spot. After that, it’s first come, first served. All you need is your Mizzou ID and a reservation.

As Seen on Screen

Do you want to shake it like Beyoncé or pop it like Justin Bieber? The class offers participants to dance like the stars while learning popular choreography from music videos. No longer do you have to just sit and watch the videos. Now you can dance along to hit songs and move like the stars.

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Come and meet us at the barre for technique and training. Classical ballet technique will be presented in this course. Participants will develop long, graceful lines of movement while performing exercises and choreography.

*Limited space in the Ballet classes – must reserve spot no more than 24 hours in advanced at

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Contemporary Dance

So you think you can dance? Push yourself in our contemporary dance course, and see how far you can go. Learn different forms of movement that will challenge your thoughts on traditional styles of dance as you fuse several dance genres together in one class. The focus of the class will both be on technique and choreography.

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Hip Hop

With the integration of R&B, street jazz and different styles of hip hop, this class is a fun, positive and energetic experience that is geared towards the experienced mover/dancer, hip hop novice, or anyone who just wants to move!  Wear clothes you can move in and sneakers

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The Jazz class focuses on technique and flexibility. This fun and energetic dance style will be used to work on the skill of pirouettes, fouettes, grand jetes, switch leaps and more. Classes help participants incorporate the technique worked on across the floor into choreography to show-off new skills.

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