Throw Back 2017
New program-Zumba Virtual Classroom! Book today!
Miss Jeanine brings the great music of the world to your school Phys. Education program. Combining fitness with International Dance moves such as Salsa, Merengue, Russian Folk, Greek, Country Western, Bachata, Bollywood and more.
Miss Jeanine loves history!! She enjoys educating your students on the origins & geography of the dances they will learn. Bringing a well rounded program to their fitness class.
Miss Jeanine has traveled the world teaching dance and Zumba to underserved villages, towns and cities.
Miss Jeanine is very flexible with structuring the program to fit your needs.
Please do not hesitate to call us with any questions or concerns. We love to teach and get students excited about fitness!
Zumba Zumba Plus!
A week-long combination Zumba program which includes Ballroom, Hip-Hop, Tap or Jazz. Classes are taught by Miss Jeanine and her assistants to give as much one-on-one instruction as possible.
In a nutshell, Miss Jeanine can teach just about anything. With her extensive education in Dance, Theater, Zumba, Fitness and D.J. she can design a program to suit the needs of your curriculum. Just give her a call and get started. She has incredible resources and brings along her own sound system and talented assistants.
Please check schedule for availabilty.
Theater Production (New)
Some of our schools have lost funding on their arts programs. This is one of the biggest reasons BOCES A.I.E. exists. With my extensive theater background and resources, I developed this program to offer my expertise in helping your program have all the elements to creating a wonderful Theatrical production. I am a professional director, choreographer, costume designer and can work with you to keep your budget in check. All costumes, props and scenery you see on this website were created by our production team and is available to this program.
Please call me today to see how I can help you and your school.
Enhance your high school show choir with choreography to produce professional level results. Taught by an award winning choreographer, Miss Jeanine, students learn a broad range of dance styles to be incorporated into the text of your songs/medleys. To help with the overall look of the Show Choir, we assist in selecting costumes, hair styles and appropriate cosmetics. Choreography may be taught on either flat stage or platform risers. Instructors can be scheduled during class time or after school. Miss Jeanine has been a resident choreographer for the Central Islip High School Show Choir for 16 years.
10 WEEK PROGRAM: Can be tailor-made to every other week (daily) or 2-3 times/week. 30 Hours total. Please contact Jeanine whose passion to serve the schools.
A fun, intensive two week after-school workshop for all ages with professional choreographer. Runs for 2 hours/day, Monday-Thursday.
Helps prepare any group (theatre, show choir, dance team) for shows requiring tap, jazz, ballroom or any form of dance from 'A to Z' (including Zumba). A fun and easy dance routine is taught and performed in class by the end of the two weeks. Boost the confidence of students who thought they had two left feet. Can use dance studio, gym or stage. Times are flexible. All programs can be adjusted to fit budget, times and schedules. Can also be change to different dance genres. Call Jeanine direct to suit your needs.
Enhance your Special Ed curriculum with dance classes uniquely designed for your unique and awesome students. All children respond to music; its really quite extraordinary. Through her many years teaching kids of all ages, Ms. Ecklund has found a way to see full participation with children that might not otherwise be able to focus long enough to get through an entire class. Witness the shear joy they experience! They will get individual attention as well as group dynamic enrichment. Flexible schedule and budget.
I am so excited to introduce my new program Aqua Zumba! Be the first school to book my program for the 2019-2020 school year and receive free gifts, 10% discount, and a possible free Zumba concert, taught by The Zumba Lady ,for your next school Family Fun event or other.
If your lucky enough to have a pool in your school and looking for fun ways to get your students excited for water fitness, Aqua Zumba may be of assistance. Broken down, Aqua Zumba takes all the elements of Zumba fitness workout and surrounds it with water. This also makes it low impact. Accompanied by Latin and pop music, the moves, carefully designed for water fitness, will greatly enhance the experience for student of many fitness levels. It is an exciting, fun-filled 40 minutes of pool time that can break up the average day to day swim activities. Add it for one class, a day of classes or week into your regular curriculum.
1. Encourage more students to enjoy physical activity, set to music, in aquatic, noncompetitive, environment.
2. Increase the aerobic and muscular fitness level of students.
3. Basic understanding of physiology, biomechanics and functional principals to exercise in water.
4. Low impact means more can participate and enjoy at any level.
Jeanine is a licensed, highly trained Zumba instructor. Working for BOCES AIE since 2007, she is dependable, hard-working, caring and loves kids and great music! If you have any questions about this new program, please call her at 516.375.7571.
~Aqua Zumba must be taught in 3.5' - 4' of water. (nothing less or more)
~A school Physical Education teacher must be present at all times during class.
~Total students recommended is 40 maximum, however, some flexibility may apply.
~Jeanine is not a trained lifeguard and cannot act as such during the teaching of Aqua Zumba.
Challenge the 2nd graders to the 5th graders dance 'Azukita'! They did great!