Combination classes focus on two styles of dance in one class throughout the dance season. Turns & Leaps, Progression Class, and Stretch & Strength focus on the core fundamentals of flexibility and strengthening.
Ballet/Jazz | Ages 5+ | Tuesdays @ 5:15-6:00pm
Ballet/Tap | Ages 5+ | Wednesdays @ 4:30-5:15pm
Ballet/Tap | Ages 5+ | Saturdays @ 10:45-11:30am
Tap/Jazz for Int. | Ages 8+ | Tuesdays @ 5:00-6:00pm
Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms. Body placement, flexibility, balance, alignment, strength and technique are achieved through barre and center floor work. Learning proper vocabulary will also be a focus in this class.
Pointe concentrates on the transference of ballet steps from demi-pointe to pointe and is introduced only when a dancer has developed sufficient strength in the feet and legs necessary for this discipline. Students under the age of 12 are not allowed in this class and permission is needed by the instructor for admission into pointe class.
Lyrical & Contemporary dance explores movement, space, rhythm and the dancer’s own creativity with emphasizes on momentum, shapes and patterns. This form of dance is inspired by nature, music, art, and human emotions.
Contemporary/Modern for Beginners | Ages 10+ | Thursdays @ 7:15-8:15pm
A rhythmic combination of technical movements and style, tap focuses on the recall of intricate steps of the foot incorporated with upper body grace. Timing, Musicality, and Rhythm are concentrated on during class. Tap can be performed with or without the accompaniment of music while still showcasing technical skills and entertainment.
Jazz offers the basic steps, vocabulary, and variations of dance in jazz, which is a common form of dance used in commercial and entertainment industries, with its roots in social dance and heavily influenced by African-American traditions. Students learn basic techniques based on ballet and modern dance. Through daily warm-ups and exercises, students gain strength, flexibility, endurance, and coordination. Musicality and performance skills are taught through a series of dance combinations.
Jazz for Int. | Ages 10+ | Tuesdays @ 7:00-8:00pm
Jazz for Adv. | Ages 13+ | Tuesdays @ 6:00-7:00pm
Acro is a combination of classical dance techniques with acrobatic and gynamstic elements. Students will gain strength and focus heavily on flexibility with acrobatic tricks.
Tumble Tots | Ages 3-5 | Saturdays @ 10:00-10:45am
Acro Babies | Ages 4-7 | Mondays @ 4:45-5:30pm
Acro for Beginners | Ages 6-12 | Mondays @ 5:30-6:30pm
Hip hop offers a trendy workout danced to hip, upbeat dance music. This class focuses on isolation and coordination exercises along with hip hop linking steps. Additionally, floor stretch and conditioning exercises are also studied.
Hip Hop for Beginners | Ages 6+ | Mondays @ 6:30-7:15pm
Hip Hop for Int. | Ages 10+ | Mondays @ 7:15-8:15pm
Hip Hop for Adv. | Age 13+ | Mondays @ 5:30-6:30pm
Utilizing vocal training, acting techniques, and improvisation give any theater student a proactive and progressive learning experience; this class will help the beginner and the experienced student to perfect their skills!