DANCE WITH ME – Ages 2-3
Let your child explore movement with our Dance With Me program. Our class will incorporate parent participation to help us orient your child to the workings of a classroom while encouraging natural movement. Fine and gross motor skills are developed through the use of music, dance, and movement with props.
BALLET/TAP COMBO – Ages 3-5
This is a combination class including ballet and tap technique. Basic rhythm and tap choreography, as well as the foundations of ballet, will be taught.
BALLET/TAP/JAZZ COMBO – Ages 5-7
This is a combination class including ballet, tap, and jazz technique. Basic rhythm and tap choreography, fundamentals of jazz, as well as the foundations of ballet, will be taught.
BALLET – Ages 7 & up
A classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement and by elaborate formal gestures, steps, and poses. Ballet provides a strong, solid technical base for all other dance forms.
POINTE – Ages 11 & up
Ballet performed using hard-toed and stiff-shanked shoes. It is offered to those students who have mastered the knowledge and technique of ballet and have the required strength to dance en pointe. Instructor approval needed.
TAP – Ages 7 & up
Tap develops a strong sense of rhythm, coordination and agility by creating rhythmic sounds with the feet. Emphasis is placed on developing proper technique, learning challenging combinations, and developing a sense of presentation and style.
JAZZ - Ages 7 & up
This up-beat dance style develops body control, flexibility, and technique. Learn turns, jumps, and dance routines. Jazz will help develop strength, coordination, correct placement, and musicality with fun up-tempo music.
LYRICAL - Ages 7 & up
Lyrical is a fusion of ballet and jazz, with expressive motions that tell a story. Students will learn lyrical technique along with how to express emotion through movement.
ACRO – Ages 5 & up
This is a basic acrobatic class that will strengthen the grounding of the body, the core and abdominal stability, as well as a sense of one's own balance and flexibility. Students will learn basics movements including handstands, rolls, cartwheels, and more advanced skills for those who are ready. Partner balancing, group pyramids, and partnering tricks are other skill sets students explore in acro.
HIP HOP – Ages 5 & up
A style of dance which evolved out of street dancing styles and is showcased in most music videos. This is an athletic and funky type of dance, but above all, it is fun.
CONTEMPORARY – Ages 8 & up
Modern embraces gravity to enhance movements and works in opposition to the technical limitations, typically favoring free style and relaxed movements.