Off Ice Classes

Off Ice Classes at Great Park Ice

Great Park Ice offers off ice classes to help improve flexibility, strength, agility, balance, dance, movement, and performance! Each of the courses are designed to accelerate a skaters' on ice development.

Figure skaters are encouraged to enroll in off ice classes to compliment on ice training as the sport places substantial strength and flexibility demands on a skater’s body.

The Great Park Ice off ice instructors are distinguished and esteemed professionals with years of experience and expertise and are sure to help progress a skater's on ice skills!

Check out the courses offered below! More information coming soon! 

Pre-registration for 8 week session - $150
Drop in fee - $25

New session begins week of May 6th

REGISTER FOR ACADEMY LEVEL OFF ICE CLASSES REGISTER FOR LEARN TO SKATE LEVEL OFF ICE CLASSES

Schedule

Mondays 4:15-4:45pm
Bodyworks (ages 5-9)

Mondays 5:15-5:45pm
Bodyworks (ages 10-14)

Tuesdays 6:10-6:50pm
Ballet (Bridge / JCT / CT)

Tuesdays 7:10-7:50pm
Ballet - Adults

Wednesdays 4:15-4:45pm
Bodyworks (ages 5-9)

Wednesdays 5:15-5:45pm
Bodyworks (ages 10-14)

Thursdays 6:10-6:50pm
Ballet (Bridge / JCT / CT)

Saturdays 11:00-11:40am
Ballet (Bridge / JCT / CT)

Saturdays 11:45-12:25pm
Jazz (Bridge / JCT / CT)

Saturdays 1:15-1:45pm
Bodyworks ages 5-9

Saturdays 2:00-2:30pm
Bodyworks ages 10-14

Mondays 4:15-4:45pm
Bodyworks (ages 5-9)

Mondays 5:15-5:45pm
Bodyworks (ages 10-14)

Tuesdays 4:10-4:50pm
Ballet ages 4-6

Tuesdays 4:50-5:30pm
Ballet ages 7-11

Tuesdays 5:30-6:10pm
Ballet ages 4-6

Tuesdays 7:10-7:50pm
Ballet - Adults

Wednesdays 4:15-4:45pm
Bodyworks (ages 5-9)

Wedensdays 5:15-5:45pm
Bodyworks (ages 10-14)

Thursdays 4:10-4:50pm
Ballet ages 7-11

Thursdays 4:50-5:30pm
Ballet ages 4-6

Thursdays 5:30-6:10pm
Ballet ages 7-11

Saturdays 10:10-10:50am
Ballet ages 4-6

Saturdays 12:30-1:10pm
Ballet ages 7-11

Saturdays 1:15-1:45pm
Bodyworks ages 5-9

Saturdays 1:15-1:55pm
Ballet ages 7-11

Saturdays 2:00-2:30pm
Bodyworks ages 10-14

Class Descriptions

Instructed by accomplished choreographer Randi Strong, dance and ballet courses are designed to provide skaters with the foundations of movement techniques while making a connection between music, movement and the audience. Initially starting in gymnastics and acting, growing through multi-disciplinary studies of dance, Randi brings a new perspective to the art of ice skating and ice dancing. 

Randi has choreographed for and worked with some of the top skaters in the industry including Charlie White and Meryl Davis, Karen Chen, and Alysa Liu, specializing in off ice skills directly relating to on ice execution. Her other credits include So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing with the Stars, Netflix, Fuller House, The CW, ‪Christina Aguilera, Ariana Grande, and The X Factor. 

Dance Progression Chart (dance curriculum by age) 

“Bodywork” is a multi-format class designed for the developing athlete. We incorporate age-appropriate methods to enhance core strength, flexibility, agility, power, explosiveness, and coordination. Bodywork combines elements of dance, off-ice conditioning, and skating-specific exercises to enhance skills both On & Off the ICE.  The better the ATHLETE, the better the SKATER…

 

 

COMING SOON!

Instructed by Great Park Ice's Figure Skating Staff and High Performances Coaches, Jump Skills & Skating Technique courses focus on jump technique, spin positions and balance. The courses are aimed at enhancing a figure skater’s flexibility, strength and aerobic conditioning.

 

Off Ice Coaching Staff

Scot Prohaska

Scot Prohaska is distinguished as a nationally recognized sports and executive performance consultant.  Scot specializes in elevating performance and developing the careers of elite athletes.  His blend of world-class knowledge, research, in conjunction with creative application of an artist ensures there are no “cookie-cutter” programs or diagnostic work for his clients. Scot carefully evaluates each client and develops a specific program to address individual needs and opportunities, which includes nutrition and lifestyle. He is at the forefront of the newest techniques and discipline, allowing all his clients to maximize their fullest potentials by giving them the tools necessary to compete at the top levels of their field. This has made him an invaluable asset to US Olympic athletes, professional athletes, student athletes, and executives. Over the past 20 years, Scot has traveled across the globe studying with leading experts in exercise physiology, kinesiology, physical therapy, biomechanics, strength, conditioning and nutrition, and mental and emotional focus and strength.  He’s been published in many wellness publications and is an accomplished author in the field of performance and exercise. Because of his expertise at bringing out the best in people physically, mentally and spiritually, players in the NHL, NBA, UFC,  NFL, CFL and MLB consider Scot a trusted friend and part of their inner circle.  Scot is considered someone they are extremely comfortable referring to their fellow players and associates. Scot has also improved the performance USA and Canadian Track & Field athletes.  He’s worked with members of USA Bobsled & Skeleton teams and with numerous athletes from Division I sports programs. Recently, Scot has helped 3 different professional athletes sign 30 million dollar contracts and trained 4 professional world champions (NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC). Both of which were achieved within one year. Scot led back-to-back High School Football State and National Championships at Mater Dei High School. Scot trained the 2017 USA Today and Max Preps National Football Player of the Year, the 2017 High School Football Gatorade Player of the Year AND the 2017 Gatorade National Athlete of the Year (JT Daniels). Other athletes under Scot's training earned the 2017 Butkus High School Linebacker and Defensive Player of the Year award, as well as the 2018 National High School Football Player of the Year. Using his unique model of the 6 Lanes of Performance, Scot trains his athletes with proven and innovative methods.

Randi Strong

Randi Strong, originally from Utah, now resides in Southern California as an industry professional. While her roots in classical dance training led her career for 20 years her passion for dancing, partnering, ballroom, and ice skating set her on a new path. Initially starting in gymnastics and acting, growing through multi-disciplinary studies of dance, Randi brings a new perspective to the art of ice skating and ice dancing. She has choreographed for, and worked with, some of the top skaters in the industry including Charlie White and Meryl Davis, Karen Chen, and Alysa Liu specializing in off-ice skills directly relating to on ice execution. Her other credits include So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing with the Stars, Netflix, Fuller House, The CW, ‪Christina Aguilera, Ariana Grande, and The X Factor. Randi continues to tour the country teaching and performing alike. She is also very proud and passionate about her production company, ‘Strong Productions’ where she specializes in producing corporate entertainment. In the near future, Randi looks forward to producing her first ice skating production show. She passionately works towards making a connection between music, movement and the audience, and is excited to be sharing her knowledge of training and industry experience to all the students at Great Park Ice.

Benoit Duboscq is a multidisciplinary high performance strength coach. Benoit specializes in the design and implementation of customized programs that are aimed at enhancing a figure skater’s flexibility, strength and aerobic conditioning. As a pioneer in injury prevention, Benoit has developed specific exercise and programs to enhance the skaters’ on-ice performance. He has developed non-impact warm-up routines and sports restoration modalities. Benoit is part of the US Figure Skating national network of sports science and medicine specialists to help athletes and coaches around the country find performance support. Benoit has worked with the United States Olympic Committee Strength & Conditioning division to provide his services to team USA athletes and the USOC high performance division. His former students include 5x world champion Michelle Kwan; 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist and 2009 World Champion Evan Lysacek; 2x world Junior Champion and 2018 Olympic Bronze Medalist Adam Rippon; 2018 Olympic bronze medalist and 2008 US champion Mirai Nagasu and 2015 US champion and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Jason Brown, among many others.

Frequently Asked Questions

You may do a $25 drop in if there is room in the class OR you can sign up for the class (preferred) and if you do not wish to continue, we will refund all but the first class fee.

Please wear fitted skating or dance clothes and ballet, jazz or dance shoes for the ballet classes. 

Please wear athletic clothing and shoes for the Techniques and Training classes. 

 

More Information

For more information, contact:

Great Park Ice Program Office
greatparkiceinfo@therinks.com
949-774-1615

Great Park Ice Skating School Lead – Jacqie Shaffer
jshaffer@therinks.com

Great Park Ice Skating Manager – Michelle Lauerman
mlauerman@therinks.com

The Rinks Figure Skating Director – Alex Chang
achang@therinks.com