Group of ballet dancers

Academy of Ballet
26305 Jefferson Ave, Murrieta (951) 216-1853
Lilly’s House and Academy of Ballet in Murrieta is offering just that. Classes are held each Wednesday at 4:15 to 5:00pm. Your first class will be free and then it will be a monthly charge.

Bill’s Special Kids
Moreno Valley
(951) 242-7261
For special kids ages 5-18. The program offers Pony Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Dance and Soccer in the belief that if you teach young people to play by the rules, they will learn to live by the rules of everyday life.

da Center for the Arts – Music and Movement Studio Special Needs Adults 
252 D South Main Street, Pomona
(909) 397-9716
the dA Center for the Arts, a diverse, multi-discipline, non-profit organization is to enhance the quality of life for the greater community by educating and providing opportunities to experience, appreciate and support the arts. The dA believes that providing an avenue for self-expression for all ages and all populations is essential in bridging the distance from alienation to community. The dA believes that art does not discriminate and more importantly it offers a universal language for shared dialogue which increases understanding which is vital to empowering, transforming, healing and building communities.  The last class in each session will feature a special performance for family and friends.  Check the website for updated schedule of classes.  Classes are also open to the public.

IncredAbles – Rancho Cucamonga Parks & Recreation
Goldy S. Lewis Community Center, Rancho Cucamonga
Offers Tap class every other week on Thursdays 5:15 to 5:45pm. Additional Contract Classes Offered: Cost for monthly tap classes $36 residents and $50 for non-residents.

Ms. Tanya’s Dance Studio
4371 Phelan Road, Phelan
(760) 868-6395
New classes taking signups and starting now! Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Hip hop…Special Needs Classes Mondays and Fridays!

No Limits Creative Arts
Yorba Linda & Los Alimitos
Program designed to bring the arts to kids with special needs. Arts for all children is a special gift that allows them to be creative and have a voice all their own. Their goal is to provide a safe, comfortable environment for our students to express themselves creatively. Offers Dance, Musical Theater and Tumbling classes in our program. All of our classes are structured and provide a fun and safe environment for our students.

On Pointe Dance
3591 Hamner Ave., Ste. A, Norco
(951) 738-9085
On Pointe offers hip hop for students with special needs on Saturdays from 12-1 p.m. Students in this class have various special needs. Any child ages 5-12 yrs old is welcome to try this class. Students will learn basic coordination, rhythm, and team building skills while exercising and having fun.

1529 West 13th Street, Suite G, Upland
(909) 985-1858
Founded in 2004 to provide a quality performing arts education that is accessible to children and teens of all demographics, all levels of ability, from the professional child actor to the extremely shy teenager that just wants to try something new. The students are free to explore their creativity without fear of judgment or rejection. As a result, the students who go through the program have discovered more than a gift in the arts; they have discovered security and confidence in themselves as individuals. Ovation currently meets twice a week, on Mondays & Wednesdays from 4:00 to 6:15 PM. We have 3 groups of classes – Kids (ages 5-8), Tweens (ages 9-12), and Teens (ages 13-18.) Each class group takes 3 classes on each day. On Mondays, the students take Voice, Acting and Musical Theater. On Wednesdays the students take Jazz, Acting and Tap. Offers a Performing Arts Program on Saturdays from 12:00-2:00 for teens and young adults with special needs. The program incorporates Dance, Acting and Singing.

Special Needs Dance Class – Points of Connection
Nichelle Bell (661) 802-8674 or Susan Gutierrez (760) 927-5079
Free of charge. Siblings and parents are welcome to participate. Held at the Victorville Activity Center. Come dance, jump, run, and exercise. Come have fun and socialize with friends.

Temecula Valley Dance Connection
Contact Leslie Echolds at (949) 500-6837 or email:
Co-ed dance social club for young adults with special needs. Sessions are $3, 7 session dance card $20, participant dinner $10.

To The Pointe Dance Productions
14058 Euclid Ave., Bldg. A Chino, CA 91710
(909) 628-4242
Offers a variety of classes and an opportunity to take part in recitals for males and females, with special needs and/or physical or developmental disabilities: Jazz Dance Class to children ages 7-15 yrs., Tuesdays at 5:30; an Adult Social Dancing Wed at 7:00 pm and an Intro to Moving for children ages 3-6 yrs.

Valverde School of Performing Arts
8217 Rochester Ave. Rancho Cucamonga
VSPA was established in 2005 with the goal of creating a place where students and their families can learn about the performing arts. Very open to providing performing arts opportunities to all ages and backgrounds and has experience with students with autism. Offers many classes in Dance, Music and Theatre. DANCE classes: Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Breaking, Contemporary, Modern, Pointe
Tumbling, Mommy & Me, Dance Improv. MUSIC: Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Drums, Voice, Guitar,
Choir, Rock School. THEATER: Musical Theater, Drama, Improvisation, Broadway Musicals, Dance, Dramas
Film & Video. VSPA produces an Annual Showcase each summer, a spring play or musical, Spring & Fall Music recitals, and a Fall Dance Drama. In addition to these large productions, VSPA has an affiliated non-profit performing troupes Expressions, Encore, Entourage, Improv Troupe & Rock School.

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