PRE-CLASSES (BALLET/JAZZ/TAP/ACRO) (Ages 4-5) are the levels after Tap/Ballet/Tumble classes and before 5-7 year old Ballet/Jazz/Tap/Hip-Hop/Acro classes. This class prepares them to transition to a faster paced class and encourages them to learn the fundamentals and structure of a dance class. They will continue to learn correct feet and arm positions and learn proper etiquette for dance classes, as well as learn the basic vocabulary of the style.
BALLET/TUMBLE is an introductory class that teaches the basics of each dance form. Ballet will include learning positions, flexibility, through creative movement including motor skills. In tumbling students will learn skills to increase strength, and overall flexibility and will learn things like bear walks, crab walks, log rolls, forward rolls and cartwheels.
TAP/BALLET/TUMBLE is an introductory class that teaches the basics of each dance form. Ballet will include learning positions, flexibility, through creative movement including motor skills. Tap is fun and provides a sense of rhythm, timing, and coordination. In tumbling students will learn skills to increase strength, and overall flexibility and will learn things like bear walks, crab walks, log rolls, forward rolls and cartwheels.
BALLET helps dancers gain grace, balance, strength, and flexibility. Dancers will learn positions at the barre and in the center and learn the basic vocabulary of the style. Ballet is the base of all dance forms and is imperative to a dancers training.
JAZZ dance is based on the techniques of ballet, modern and African dance and is set to upbeat music. This dance form promotes strength, flexibility, coordination and the ability to move and control each part of the body. Students will go across the floor as well as learn combinations to help them pick up choreography.
TAP provides a sense of rhythm, attack, timing and coordination. Students develop musicality through various barre, center and cross-floor exercises and routines.
HIP HOP is a combination of many styles of dance but mainly jazz and street styles of dance. They will learn how to isolate certain parts of their body and learn rhythm. This class will include upbeat music and learning fun choreography.
LYRICAL/CONTEMPORARY dance combines ballet, modern dance and jazz resulting in an emotionally expressive dance form. This theatrical form of dance strives to tell a story and is intended to evoke emotion. It encourages dancers to move their body in new and innovative ways.
ACRO is one of many building blocks to increase a dancers’ strength. In our acro class, your child will learn the basics of tumbling; such as building core strength, increasing flexibility, learning tools to perform moves safely, and executing tricks (forward rolls, cartwheels, back walkovers, etc) confidently. If your dancer likes to be upside down, this class is for you!
MUSICAL THEATER teaches the techniques and tools of Broadway dancers. They will learn jazz fundamentals as well as learn combinations from popular Broadway shows.
ACTING is for anyone that enjoys drama and likes to play a character! We will role play, learn scripts, and learn about acting techniques.