Social Arts 102 is a series of five monthly hour-and-fifteen-minute lessons that teach and give the opportunity to practice social skills and dances. This class is meant to follow Social Arts 101 or it equivalent at another school and is for 6th – 9th graders ages 12 to 15. Building on the basics, the lessons look to the future of young adult life. The five lessons are:
Lesson 1: Review, next steps and practice of: introductions; use of please, thank you and pleasantries; managing the right of way in public spaces and when to stand; practice of basic social dance repertory (Box Step, Merengue, Swing, Waltz and Cha-Cha).
Lesson: 2: Review, next steps and practice of: dining skills including the buffet and specific difficult foods; dressing for life and events; attending and planning private events; begin planning for Lesson 5 party; and practice of basic social dance repertory.
Lesson 3: Entrepreneurship, internships and employment: interviewing skills, resume writing, on-line tools and social media; and small businesses development. Following and leading in social dances, Lindy Hop and the addition of turns to the Box Step.
Lesson 4: Managing Emergencies and the addition of turns to the Latin dances of Merengue and Cha-Cha.
Lesson 5: Host party.
Please know that the content of these lessons is subject to change without notice. Students who miss a lesson, are welcome to make-up that same lesson during the next session of this class.
All lessons are chaperoned by both adults and SAA Peer Chaperons. All SAA events are screen free.
Winter/Spring Semester 2019 Semester
Fridays, 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
January 25, February 15, March 08, April 19 & May 10
Tuition for Social Arts 102 is $275. Registration is limited to 26 students per class. Please click here to register.
Social Arts Classes are held at International Montessori Academy, 1240 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta GA 30307. Parking is available on site.
Social Arts Atlanta events including Social Arts Classes have a dress code, available here.