August 30, 2007

SIUC promotes fitness with DanceSport classes

by Hillary Popejoy

CARBONDALE, Ill. – DanceSport is an up-tempo dance program featuring rhythmic movements, jumps, and training exercises designed to help loosen muscles, help prevent injuries, improve athleticism, strength and dancing ability while providing dancing thrills. Southern Illinois University Carbondale will sponsor a DanceSport class for adults and youth age 9 years and older.

The Division of Continuing Education program will meet 7-8 p.m. on Wednesdays Sept. 12-Dec. 5 at Davies Gym on the SIUC campus. Participants should wear loose clothing, flexible footwear and come prepared to participate in a class that will get their adrenaline racing.

The cost is $60 per person and Sept. 11 is the registration deadline. For more information or to register contact the Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751 or visit the Web site at