Class Descriptions

18mos - 2 yrs


DiscoverDance (Walking - Age 3 with an adult)

Explore the joy of movement with your little one and discover the many benefits of early childhood dance classes. We will dance and play in both one-on-one activities and group activities. Through circle songs, open exploration, and gross motor development exercises, children will blossom with each passing class as they grow with their caregiver during this precious time together.  
Age 

DiscoverTots - (3-4yrs without an adult) 

Watch your child’s independence and confidence soar, as our DiscoverTOTS explore and discover the benefits of a more structured dance class. Following directions, waiting for our turn, and collectively problem-solving will encourage emotional and social development. Musical play, dancing, and using sensory props will have these little ones moving and grooving with their friends and eager to return to class each week! 

Ages 5-6yrs

Kinder Combo 1 - Ballet/Tap/AcroDance (Ages 5yrs)
Combination classes are a great way for dancers to try multiple styles of dance while meeting new people and having fun. Classes include stretches, class etiquette, basic technique of each style, games and learning choreography in both ballet and tap. As the foundation of all dance, Ballet emphasizes precision, balance and strong technique while tap is an American made dance form the focuses on the energetic rhythm, musicality and strength of the feet. Students will also learn AcroDance (tumbling) technique, build their muscles, and learn some cool tricks! 

 

Kinder Combo 2- Ballet/Tap/AcroDance
(Ages 6yrs or completed Kinder Combo 1)
This class will include a basic review of steps and techniques learned in Kinder Combo 1 and build on that to continue building a great foundation for your dancer. 
 

Cheer & Tumble  (Ages 5-9yrs)
Students will learn basic cheerleading technique including jumps, kicks, splits, cheers, chants, and tumbling. They will have the opportunity to perform in all showcases and recitals. 

Musical Theatre - Ages 5+ 
Musical Theatre is a perfect class for the dancer who wants to be on Broadway one day. Incorporating dancing and acting this class will focus on character development, performance skills, musicality and telling stories through dance and song.

Ages 7-18 Yrs
*classes are divided by age groups
*Some classes are combined 

Hip Hop 
Hang out with friends, learn fun, energetic dances to popular music and get fit all while having fun! This class takes popular hip hop music and puts cool moves to it. Dancers will learn basic hip hop technique along with popping, locking, and many other cool tricks and moves. Beginner and experienced dancers are welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing and jazz shoes or hip hop sneakers. 

AcroDance 
Learn the basics or work on advancing your skills in this flexible Acro class! Acro is not the typical tumbling or gymnastics class. Our certified acro instructor will guide the class towards increased flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique, teaching such skills as handstands, chin stands, elbow stands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, balance and contortion tricks, all each student's individual level of experience. And it's fun, too!

Ballet - Levels 1-4
As the foundation of all dance, Ballet emphasizes precision, balance and strong technique while jazz is an American made dance form that focuses on the energetic rhythm, musicality and strength of the feet. Students will learn a variety of styles in each area while focusing on technique and performance.

Pre-Pointe & Pointe (by teacher placement)
Pointe classes are designed for students with previous ballet training. Students will utilize previously learned ballet technique while working in pointe shoes. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work and across the floor combinations. These exercises focus on strengthening the feet and ankles.

Tap 
Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Students will learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to Rhythm tap. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun. As students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.

Jazz

Jazz is an American made dance form that focuses on the energetic rhythm, musicality and strength of the feet. Students will learn a variety of styles in each area while focusing on technique and performance.

 

Competition Team - Ages 7+

Tryouts and more information will be available May 2020

Drill Team - Ages 13+

This class is ideal for students who plan to try out for a local drill team. 

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre is a perfect class for the dancer who wants to be on Broadway one day. Incorporating dancing and acting this class will focus on character development, performance skills, musicality and telling stories through dance and song.

Lyrical/Contemporary
Lyrical is the blending of jazz and ballet techniques that uses popular music and provides a modern twist on classic movement while expressing the lyrics of the songs. This popular style of dance can be seen on Dance Moms and So You Think You Can Dance