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ROLLER SKATE LESSONS

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In these roller skate lessons with Michka you will learn all the tips and tricks to become more comfortable and confident on quad skates. 

Please read lesson information closely

LESSON COST

With own skates $40

Skate rentals $55

BEGINNER BASICS ROLLER SKATE LESSON

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: 

  • How to move forward comfortably and confidently with correct posture. 

  • How to fall safely.

  • Various ways to turn.

  • Different techniques to stop and utilize your toe stops. 

  • How to move backwards. 

  • Drills that you can do to improve your skating even more. 

    **It is MANDATORY that you feel comfortable standing and moving forward on roller skates prior to class, this is to ensure that YOU get the most out of the lesson. 

INTERMEDIATE BASICS CLASS

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: ​​

  • Fundamentals of intermediate skating, such as correct posture and movement. 

  • How to transition from forwards to backwards smoothly, including backwards crossovers.

  • All about edges, how to hold and edge by shifting your weight.

  • How to spin.

  • Various other moves.

    **Once you have mastered the moves from Beginner Basics, you can move onto Intermediate Basics.

ROLLER DANCE CLASS

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: 

  • Fundamentals of rhythm skate, such as correct posture and how to flow between moves seamlessly. 

  • This class also includes learning dance skate moves, such as manuals, dribbling, the zero, and the downtown. 

  • A unique dance piece choreographed by Michka that you will practice and work on in class. 

    **Roller dance classes are open to beginner/intermediate skaters, however, you must master Beginner Basics to get the most out of the roller dance class. 

LESSON REQUIREMENTS MANDATORY. MUST READ!

Applies to all lessons:​

  • It is MANDATORY that skaters feel comfortable standing and moving forward on roller skates prior to class, this is to ensure that YOU get the most out of the lesson. 

  • All protective equipment (helmet, wrist guards, knee & elbow pads) MUST be worn for the entirety of the lesson.

  • Ages 16+. Bring valid photo ID. (Sorry, our insurance says so!)

  • All skaters must sign our digital waiver prior to arriving. Check your emails!

YOU MUST ARRIVE 15 MINUTES EARLY TO LACE-UP FOR YOUR LESSON.

The lesson will begin promptly at the start time. If you arrive late, Michka has the right to refuse you and ask you to reschedule to the next available lesson. This is out of respect to the other students in the class. 

LIMITED CAPACITY. ONLY 5 - 7 PEOPLE PER CLASS.

NEW TIMES FOR SKATE LESSONS WILL BE RELEASED EVERY WEEK.

IF WE ARE AT CAPACITY, CHECK BACK AGAIN SOON. 

SKATE WITH MICHKA

 

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

 

TikTok: @retroroller

Instagram: @michkainmotion

 

Michka will be your instructor for the beginner basics roller skate class. She has a lot of varied skating experience and has been on wheels her whole life! She started with inline skating and eventually fell in love with the vintage-style quad skates. The style of roller skating she does now is often referred to as rhythm skating or jam skating. Her goal for the lesson is to make getting active on skates fun and enjoyable for everyone! 

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