CLASSES

 

 

Twirling Tots            ages 2-3

 45 minutes Parent participation class that is fun for all.  Class will feature dancing, singing and activities that build musicality and coordination. A lovely way to experience your child’s first dance steps together. 

Creative Dance            ages 3-4

45 minutes      An introduction to the wonderful world of dance.  Introduces a variety of principles from ballet, jazz & theater dance.  The class combines both dance & song, and is a fun start for the young dancer.  Parents must be present in the reception area, and students need to be able to follow the teacher’s instructions.

Creative Dance 2 W/Tap    ages 4-5

45 minutes A continuation of creative dance where the students continue to grow.   Classes still have the fun dance & song elements, with beginning ballet syllabus being introduced.  Students will also enjoy beginning tap. Parents must be present in the reception area, and students need to be able to follow the teacher’s instructions.

Mini Hip Hop & Tap        ages 4-5

45 minutes      Students who love to move will enjoy this fun filled class.  Includes a jazz  warm up, across the floor combinations, and cool hip hop routines.  Changing to tap shoes students enjoy a basic tap warm up, beginner tap steps & fun routines.

Preballet & Tap            ages 5-6

1 hour        Combination class with all the elements of a formal ballet class & beginner tap.  Includes a basic ballet barre, floor stretches, center work, & across the floor combinations.  Changing to tap shoes students enjoy a basic tap warm up, beginner tap steps & fun routines.

 

Jr Hip Hop & Tap        ages 5-6

1 hour       Students who love to move will enjoy this fun filled class.  Includes a jazz  warm up, across the floor combinations, and cool hip hop routines.  Changing to tap shoes students enjoy a basic tap warm up, beginner tap steps & fun routines.

Jazz/Hip Hop Combo     ages 7-9

1 hour Jazz technique & high energy hip hop all in one class. Class begins with a jazz warm up, center work, & across the floor combinations that build technique. Students will also enjoy learning the latest hip hop dance moves. Routines will feature both hip hop & classic jazz styles. 

Dance Strength & Conditioning  ages 9+

This class focuses on building core strength and in-creasing endurance and flexibility through a variety of exercise.

Clean sneakers must be worn.

Zumba® Tween/Teen Cardio ages 9+

A workout mixing low intensity and high intensity moves for an interval– style, calorie burning dance fitness party.

Zumba® Tweens/Teens class features kid –friendly routines based on original Zumba® choreog- raphy, games & activities.

Clean sneakers must be worn.

Ballet

Classical style of dance with its structure grounded in history & tradition stemming from the Renaissance.  Spoken in the French language ballet is as beautiful to hear as it is to dance, & students will enjoy learning the correct ballet terminology in French.  Classes consist of a traditional barre, center barre, adagio, turns, petit & grand allegro, & reverence.

Jazz

Focus is on breaking down turns, leaps, placement, connecting movement so it flows, and building a dance vocabulary.  Classes include a center warm up, isolation exercises, turns & across the floor.  Each class concludes with a dance combination in one of the many styles of jazz.

Tap             

Dance style that focuses on syncopated use of rhythmic patterns, and the brilliance of fancy footwork!  Classes consist of a tap warm up, center work on Theater Tap and Rhythm Tap steps & combinations, tap turns & across the floor.

Jazz Hip Hop Fusion

Class begin with a warm-up designed to get your heart pumping and your core working.  Focusing on technique, strength & flexibility  this class combines jazz technique & street flair.   Includes across the floor, center work, and routines.

Lyrical

Lyrical dance  is a blend of ballet  & jazz, and uses movement to express strong emotions.  Song selections for class usually include lyrics , which serve as an inspiration for the movement and expressions.

Acrobatics

Fun filled class designed to teach acrobatic skills and tumbling.  No makeups allowed in this class– registered students only.  Technique class only– not a recital class. 

Pointe  By audition/invitation only.  For details on this specialty classes please call the studio.

 

Contemporary

In this class the dancer will be encouraged to explore their self-expression while developing connection to the music and storyline. There is a constant focus and demand for proper technique, body alignment and development of legit core strength throughout the class from the beginning of warm up till the final execution of the combination.

 

Theater Dance

Class focuses on performance, musicality, and technique.  Students will have a warm up,  across the floor, and combinations from Broadway shows, promoting self confidence.