Berkshire Pulse studios are fully closed and all classes are on pause for the week of May 29 through June 4. Summer community classes will resume on Monday, June 5


Course List

Please note, all Community Classes will be on pause and Pulse studios are fully closed the week of May 29-June 4, following our annual Spring Celebration performance is scheduled for May 27 & 28 (tickets available here).

The summer schedule for Community Classes is fully updated and registration is open as of Tuesday, May 9.

To find and sign up for a class, create an account and use the search filters to identify classes by category, type, level, and day of the week. Please be sure to read Pulse’s policies before registering.

If you do not yet have an account with the site, please create one on the My Account page. ALSO please be sure to complete the ‘Account details‘ section of the My Accounts page and make sure that all of your information is current, including for any children you will be registering for classes. Thank you!

Questions about Pulse’s COVID policies? See our policies.

Click here for our Youth Performing Arts Program information and registration. To see our Youth PAP registration guide, click here.

Click here for registration and information about Community Classes for Adults and Teens

  • Category

  • Class Type

  • Level

  • Days

Dance Discovery, for ages 8-13

June 26 – July 7 (no classes on July 4)
Beginners and adv beginners ages 8 to 13, half-day option for ages 8-9 (mornings only)

Berkshire Pulse Intensive, for ages 11+

July 10 – 21
Ages 11+, two groups: beginner and int/adv

Dance Adventure, for ages 4-7

July 24 – 28
Ages 4-7, half day

Hip Hop and Street Style, for ages 12+

July 31 – August 4
All levels, two groups: ages 12-14 and 15+

Musical Theater, for ages 10+

August 7 – 12
All levels, full-day program for ages 10-14, evening series for ages 14+

Deep Dive! Contemporary Intensive, for ages 17+

August 14 – 18
Advanced teens and undergrad students 17+, adults with advanced contemporary experience

Jumpstart, for ages 10-18

August 28 – September 1
New and returning students ages 10-18

Pride Ballet Workshop 🌈 – Open Level, for ages 12-adult

Saturday, June 17, 9:30-11:30am; *this class centers queer folks but all are welcome!
with Gillian Ebersole

Feel Into Your Wholeness Workshop Series, for ages 18+

Feel Into Your Wholeness: An Embodied Exploration through the power of SomaSoul® - Somatic Therapy & Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance, with Madeline Despres-Chen, Registered Somatic Movement Therapist & Educator
Monthly on Tuesdays, 5-7:30pm (June 27, July 25, & August 22)

Rewriting Relationships with our Female Body, for ages 18+

Every Second Monday of the Month, 7:15-8:15pm (January 9 - June 12)
with Erica Rodas

Music and Storytelling, for ages 4-6

Mondays, 3:45-4:45pm (July 3 – August 21)
with Jeffrey Howard

World Percussion Series – Open Level and Intergenerational, for ages 8-adult

Mondays, 4-4:45pm (June 12 – July 10, no class June 19)
with Angel Lau

African Dance Series – Open Level, for ages 14-adult

Mondays, 5-6pm (June 12 – July 10, no class June 19)
with Nkoula Badila, live drumming by Angel Lau

Contact Improv – Open Level, for ages 13-adult

Saturdays, 11:30am-1pm (June 10 – July 15)
with Tom Truss

Dunham Technique – Open Level, for ages 13-adult

Saturdays, 11:30am-1pm (August 5 – 26)
with Saroya Corbett

Basic Dance Composition – Beginner, for ages 16-adult

Tuesdays, 5:30-7pm (July 11 – August 15)
with Rebecca Alson-Milkman

Capoeira – Open Level, for ages 13-adult

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:45pm (July 11 – August 17)
with Tarcisio Ramos

Jazz – Int/Adv, for ages 13-adult

Mondays, 6:15-7:30pm (June 12 – August 21, no class June 19)
with Hank Bamberger

Heels, for ages 18+

Wednesdays, 7:15-8:15pm (June 14 – August 23)
with Hank Bamberger

Community Beginners Tap, for ages 13-adult

Tuesdays, 7-8pm (June 6 - August 22, no class July 4 or 25)
with Teak Welch

Community Modern – Open Level/Beginner+, for ages 16-adult

Tuesdays, 9-10:25am (June 6 – August 22; no class July 4, 11, & 18)
with Bettina Montano

Modern – Int/Adv, for ages 13-adult

Wednesdays, 5:30-7pm (June 14 – August 23)
with Hank Bamberger

Shake Your Soul®, for ages 18+

Thursdays, 5:40-6:45pm (June 8 - August 24, no class June 1 & 22), Fridays, 9-10am (June 9 - 30 & August 11 - 25, no class June 2)
with Madeline Despres-Chen

Community Musical Theater, for ages 16+

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm (July 5 - August 23)
with Wendy Welch

Tuesday Community Ballet – Beginners, for ages 12-adult

Tuesdays, 5:40-7pm (June 13 – August 22, no class June 6 & July 4)
with Fiona Scruggs

Thursday Community Ballet – Int/Adv, for ages 14-adult

Thursdays, 6-7:30pm (June 8 – Aug 10, no class June 1)
with Hank Bamberger and Daphne Zneimer

Saturday Community Ballet – Adv Beg/Int, for ages 12+

Saturdays, 9:30-11am (June 10 - August 12, no class June 3 & 17)
with Vincent Brewer and Daphne Zneimer

Q-MoB Men’s Dance Workshop

Saturday, July 22, 2-3:30pm
with Tom Masters

Moving Life Stories

Free creative movement class created for and geared towards the immigrant population and their allies in the Berkshires

Taekwondo, for ages 4-adult

Mondays 5:45-6:45pm, Wednesdays 7:15-8:15pm, Saturdays 11:30am-1:30pm
with the Martial Arts Institute of the Berkshires

Scottish Country Dance, Open Level

Thursdays, 7-9pm, with Ted Randolph
email for registration and info

Tai Chi, for ages 16-adult

Mondays, 6:30-8pm and Fridays, 9:30-11am
with Berkshire Tai Chi

10 Class Passes

10 Class Passes for $170
Purchase class passes to pay for Community Classes

20 Class Passes

20 Class Passes for $300
Purchase class passes to pay for Community Classes
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