Kinder Dance (ages 4-5)
This 1 hour class of ballet and tap introduces formal dance training through proper terminology and technique. It's a fun approach to fundamental ballet technique and basic tap through repetitive movement and muscle memory. Students will begin each class in a warm, friendship circle and then do beginner movements at the barre, across the floor, and in the center of the floor. Then, students will change into their tap shoes to learn how to create sounds and simple rhythms with their feet! This group will perform either a ballet OR tap routine in the recital.
Beginner Combo (ages 5-7)
This 1 hour class of ballet, tap, and jazz builds on the fundamentals of these dance disciplines. New terminology and technique are introduced. The fun songs and teaching methodology make class time a creative, educational, and fun environment. Students in this class will perform two routines in the recital (the teacher will decide which type of dance will be performed).
Intermediate Combo (ages 6-7)
This 1.5 hour class of ballet, tap, and jazz is devoted to building strong technique in a fun environment. More challenging terminology and proper technique encourages concentration skills. This helps the dancer become more structured and focused. This class helps develop students’ physical skills, stamina, creativity, expression, and musicality. Students in this class will perform two recital dances (the teacher will decide which types of dances will be performed).
Beginner Hip-Hop (ages 5-7)
This 1 hour beginner class is an introduction to hip-hop dance. This high energy class embraces all styles and helps build coordination, rhythm, and strength. Dancers are encouraged to show their own personality and style while dancing to the latest music.
Beginner Lyrical/Contemporary (ages 6-8)
This 1 hour class combines elements of ballet, jazz, and modern. This is an extremely expressive dance form while maintaining classical lines and movements. This style of dance requires strong technique. This class requires training in ballet as a foundation to this style of dance.
Beginner Pom (ages 5-7)
This 1 hour class is the style of dance you would see as a half-time performance at a sporting event. This class focuses on sharpness of movements, flexibility, strength, energy, and endurance- all of which are needed to perform in front of a crowd!
Beginner Acro (ages 5-7)
This 1 hour class focuses on flexibility, strength, balance, muscle control, and concentration. This class combines skills of both dance and gymnastics. Basic tumbling skills such as cartwheels, walkovers, handsprings as well as more challenging tricks will be incorporated with strength training and conditioning while following the Acrobatic Arts Certification program.
Musical Theater (ages 5-7)
This 1 hour class combines dancing, signing, and acting! Music featured from classic and current Broadway musicals will be used for theater style dance.