Classes Available

Ballet and Tap Combination:  
Ages 4 through Kindergarten. No previous training necessary.
*Ballet is the foundation for all forms of dance and is a necessity for all young, inspiring dancers.
*Tap is distinguished by percussive footwork and rhythms while teaching musicality to our young dancers



Ballet, Tap and Jazz Combination:   


Grades 1st through 5th. Basic ballet technique suggested.  Students are placed accordingly.

*Ballet is the foundation for all forms of dance and is a necessity for all young, inspiring dancers.
*Tap is distinguished by percussive footwork and rhythms while teaching musicality to our young dancers
*Jazz designed to teach basic jazz technique, terminology and style with an emphasis on proper technique, alignment and movement quality.  Set to jazz, R&B, ethnic and pop music.

 

Tap and Jazz Combination:  

Grades 6th through Adult.  Classes are divided into Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced at teachers discretion.  Students are placed accordingly.

*Tap is distinguished by percussive footwork and rhythms while teaching musicality to our intermediate and advanced dancers.

*Jazz designed to teach basic jazz technique, terminology and style with an emphasis on proper technique, alignment and movement quality.  Set to jazz, R&B, ethnic and pop music.  Broadway styles of dance begin to be introduced.



Pre-Toe 1, Pre-Toe 2  and Pre-Toe 2.5:  


Grade 6 through Adult. Basic ballet technique with prior training.  This level of training is designed for children who want to advance their studies and, for girls, prepares them for pointe.  The traditional ballet class format of barre followed by center exercises is used.  Correct placement and turnout continue to be emphasized.  

*Pre- Toe 2 continues in this traditional format but continuing to increase the strength, intensity and knowledge in ballet training.



Pointe:  


Must have taken Pre-Toe Ballet 1-3 years before or had previous training.  Pointe class may be taken by students who are not yet on pointe to further develop and strengthen the muscles necessary to go on pointe.  Readiness for pointe work is determined by each student's strength and physical development, not by their age.  The instructor will advise parents when a student has the necessary strength and maturity to go on pointe.  Pointe class may be taken only with the permission of the instructor.



Intro to Contemporary: 


Grade 5 through Adult. Must have some training in Ballet.  This class incorporates Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, and Contemporary technique.  This class blends the elements such as freedom of expression, interpretation of music, principles of fall and recovery, control, breathing, balance and contraction/release.  Teachers incorporate and eclectic blend of these movements into their classes.   Perfect for the Beginner Contemporary dancer.

Contemporary:  


Grade 7 through Adult. Must have prior training in Ballet, Lyrical or Jazz  and have taken Intro to Contemporary.  A continuation of the study of Contemporary dance according to level. 

 

Hip Hop: 

Grade 2 through Adult.  This class encompasses many different urban dance styles such as poppin', locking, breaking as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style.  Our Hip Hop classes teach rhythm, coordination, musicality and choreography without suggestive music or movements. Students are challenged to think on their feet while enjoying an energetic and fast-paced dance class.  Our Hip Hop dancers develop focus, strength, and agility while having fun!  This is an excellent class for high-energy kids who want to take a fast and fun dance class. No previous dance experience required

 

Specialty Classes:

Twinkle Babies (ages 2-4)

A beginner's introduction to dance and movement while using their imagination.  Dancers will move across the floor with basic steps, basic ballet int he center and occasional barre work.

Acrobatic Arts  (ages 3 years and up)

The acrobatic arts program is designed to teach people a complete understanding of AcroDance and is based on the five divisions: 

  • Flexibility 

  • Strength 

  • Balancing

  • Limbering

  • Tumbling

 

Competitive:  (ages 5 and up)

Must be taking 2 or more other technical class with us. All routines, levels and placement are at coaches discretion.  Further information provided upon joining team.

 

 

 

 

 










 

 

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