CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

PRESCHOOL 

A special dance discovery program for ages 3 - 5 which introduces Ballet, Tap and Creative Movement on a beginner, age and developmentally appropriate level. This 55 minute class is designed to stimulate the imagination and creativity of each child while teaching balance, coordination and a sense of rhythm.

JAZZ

age 6 & up

Expand on what is learned in Ballet and Tap and perform it to today's popular music. Flexibility, strength as well as isolated and coordinated body movements​ are emphasized in this class, as well as learning various kicks, leaps, jumps, turns and splits.

HIP HOP

Age 8 & up

A high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking.  Hip hop dance requires students to have the strength and stamina to successfully perform moves. Cardio conditioning and body strengthening  exercises are used to help prepare students for more intense movements.

BALLET

This class helps dancers with posture, flexibility, balance, self-discipline, and self-confidence.  It provides the technique needed to be proficient in all other areas of dance. Students will learn classical ballet technique and terminology. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work, and across-the-floor combinations.

ACROBATICS

Age 4 & up

More than a typical gymnastics class, Acro blends elements of gymnastics tricks, balancing, tumbling, and dance. Students learn stunts such as handstands, cartwheels, chest stands,  walkovers, aerials, balance and partner tricks, all to each student's individual level of experience.

POINTE

Invitation Only

Continuation of Classical Ballet training on Pointe Shoes/ The most important prerequisite for pointe work is good coordination of the whole body and foot & ankle strength, which is established through many years of serious ballet training both at the ballet barre and center floor.

Participation in this class relies solely at the discretion of our ballet teacher.

TAP

This class is designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. Students will learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to Rhythm tap while learning proper tap technique, producing clear  sounds, and having fun!

THEATRE DANCE

Age 7 & up

This class is the fusion of singing, dancing, and acting. Classes include acting and improvisation activities, as well as dance technique and performance. A perfect class for dancers who like the spotlight, drama, singing, and telling a story through dance. Exercises focus on increasing flexibility, strength, confidence, and performance. 

COMBINATION CLASSES

AGE 6 - 8

A class offering instruction which combines two or more forms of dance into a weekly session of one hour or longer. 

 

We offer combinations of

Ballet & Tap,  

Ballet, Tap & Jazz.