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'50s dance at El Roble

  • Teacher Michell Allen demonstrates a jitterbug move with the assistance of Tanner Atherton recently during an afterschool couples’ dance Class at El Roble Intermediate School. Ms. Allen comes up with a new theme for each week of the class.

    Teacher Michell Allen demonstrates a jitterbug move with the ass...

  • The dance students pose for a photo prior to the ‘50s themed class recently at El Roble. Many of the students at the dance class got into the spirit of the ‘50s by dressing in period costumes.

    The dance students pose for a photo prior to the ‘50s themed c...

  • Sarah Gale practices doing the twist during an afterschool dance class recently at El Roble Intermediate School. Last week the students learned ‘50s dances but each week is a different theme and features new types of dancing.

    Sarah Gale practices doing the twist during an afterschool dance...

  • Over 50 El Roble students signed up to learn couples’ dancing during a weekly after school class taught by Michelle Allen.

    Over 50 El Roble students signed up to learn couples’ dancing ...

  • As they learned the dances, teacher Michelle Allen would routinely have the boys and girls switch partners and move about the room so that everyone participated.

    As they learned the dances, teacher Michelle Allen would routine...

  • Erin Swift and Mason McGregor dance during the after school class at El Roble.

    Erin Swift and Mason McGregor dance during the after school clas...

  • Teacher Michell Allen keeps the party rolling by introducing a brand new dance during the couples’ dance class at El Roble. According to one parent who was a chaperone at the class, Ms. Allen’s energy is what makes the class fun for the students.

    Teacher Michell Allen keeps the party rolling by introducing a b...

  • Michell Allen wore a pair of vintage saddle shoes that perfectly matched her ‘50s costume.

    Michell Allen wore a pair of vintage saddle shoes that perfectly...

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