Parent/Child Dance (age 20 months+) ~ Come share the joy of dance and music with your little one. We introduce dance through interactive play, movement, nursery rhymes, and music. This class incorporates imagination and gross motor skills while learning and having fun together.
Two-Tu Dance (age 2) ~ Two-Tu Dance is a fun course that introduces dance and movement to your two-year old through interactive play. This class incorporates imagination, gross motor skills, and the enjoyment of wearing Pink Tutu’s that are provided for students during class.
Creative Movement (age 2-3) ~ Our Creative Dance class is designed for little ones who are ready to attend class on their own while mom and dad watch through window or TV monitors. Students will be introduced to basic dance skills and some beginning dance terminology while having fun exploring creative movements and improving gross motor skills.
Princess & Prince Charming /Fairytale(ages 3-4) ~ Every 8 weeks your little prince or princess will learn the fundamentals and language of ballet, tap, and choreography while incorporating the magic of a different princess character (Cinderella, Prince Charming, Snow White, Ariel, Belle, Moana, etc.). During class students will enjoy dressing in custom-made costumes and at the end of each eight-week session students will get the opportunity to show their family and friends how much they have learned at their Princess showcase performance.
Combo Ballet/Tap ~ This session continues the development of dance fundamentals and vocabulary by incorporating more complex movements. Students will be introduced to spatial awareness, movement patterns, basic ballet positions and tap rhythms all while having fun. Class structure is 30 minutes of ballet and 30 minutes of tap. Students will dance in an end-of-year recital and have the opportunity to perform in the Holiday Showcase.
Beginning Acro ~ Building the foundational elements of AcroDance which include flexibility, balance, coordination, and strength. Introduction of skills including rolls, cartwheels, inversions and walkover type skills.
Intermediate Acro ~ Continuing to develop the flexibility, balance, coordination, and strength needed for AcroDance skills including front and back walkovers, inversion balances, and standard flexibility elements. Introduction to advanced skills including aerials and handsprings begins in this level. Dancers at this level are starting to introduce AcroDance elements into choreography and learning transitions into and out of skills.
Advanced Acro ~ Dancers must be proficient in flexibility, balance, coordination, and strength. Must have near mastery of walkovers, flexibility skills, and progressions taught at intermediate level. Advanced Acrobats have the confidence to complete skills without mats and on performance floors without spotting. Dancers are also able to seamlessly perform AcroDance elements within choreography.
Pre Ballet ~ Building basic ballet vocabulary. Learning directions and placement of the body and a foundation of basic steps.
Beginning Ballet ~ Second year of building ballet vocabulary and starting to combine steps together. Learning directions of the body and accelerating basic steps.
Ballet 1 ~ Must have previous ballet training to start. Building a foundation of basic barre technique. Learning steps and putting them into combinations in center.
Ballet 2 ~ Must have completed and mastered Ballet 1 syllabus. Expanding vocabulary and technique at the barre. Working on strength and body placement. Learning detailed steps and combinations in the center and across the floor.
Ballet 3 ~ Enhancing and strengthening barre work. Working through proper body placement in intermediate steps and combinations.
Ballet 4 ~ Mastering intermediate level barre technique. Working on basic turns in center, putting together combinations across the floor. Dancers may start pre-pointe work.
Ballet 5 ~ Mastered basic and intermediate vocabulary. Working on intermediate/advanced steps, in center and across the floor. More emphasis on turns and jumps. Begin learning some intermediate ballet repertoire. Some dancers may be put on pointe with teacher recommendation. Basic barre and center work on pointe.
Ballet 6 ~ Must have a good understanding of intermediate/advanced vocabulary barre work and center. Work on more advanced turns, jumps, and combinations. Dancers will begin working combinations on pointe.
Ballet 7 ~ Must have mastered advanced vocabulary. Perfecting control, and learning professional repertoire. Connecting turns, jumps, and proper technique in advanced combinations, building strength for advanced pointe work. Introduction to partner work.
Ballet 8 ~ Working at a pre-professional level all around. Dancers will work advanced repertoire and master control on pointe. More intricate partner work.
Beginning Jazz/Tap Combo – For beginning students, instruction in the fundamentals of Jazz and Tap as well as beginning terminology and basic steps. This class should be taken in conjunction with a ballet class.
Jazz 1 – Introduction to basic jazz steps and terminology. Strengthening the body and learning basic combinations and technique.
Jazz 2 – Building on the basics from Jazz 1. Learning to master basic steps and terminology. Working on flexibility and building combinations. Basics for pirouette preparation.
Jazz 3 – Introduction to intermediate level jazz steps and combinations. Working toward single and double pirouettes. More intricate across the floor work and jumps. Continued focus on strength and flexibility.
Jazz 4– Intermediate level work on transitions and step patterns. Working on technique control and strength in turns and jumps. Mastering double pirouettes and turn sequences. A strong emphasis on strength and flexibility.
Jazz 5 –Working on stronger technique for intermediate jumps, turns, and directional patterns Emphasis on control in pirouettes and prepare for a la seconde turns. Continued focus on flexibility and strength.
Jazz 6 – Emphasis on mastering strength and technique in intermediate/advanced level skills. More difficult across the floor combinations. Working on multiple turns and turn sequences.
Jazz 7 – Working advanced level turns, jumps, and floorwork. Continued emphasis on strength and use of transitions. Working on flexibility and control for more advanced combinations and technique. Dancers will learn work in heels.
Jazz 8 – Advanced work on technique in combinations. Movement in varied styles of jazz, work in heels and advanced patterns of steps, turns, and jumps.
Leaps & Turns – Concentrated work on proper placement and execution of all turns, jumps, floorwork, and extensions.
Tap 1 – Learning basic tap steps and vocabulary. Working on flexibility and control of the feet and balance. Introduction to basic Must have basic knowledge of beginning tap skills such as shuffles, flaps, etc.
Tap 2 – Working on a wider variety of tap steps and vocabulary. Introduction of combination of steps. Mastering forward and backward movement patterns. Continuing rhythm training.
Tap 3 – Continuing to build new tap steps and terminology. Working on weight transfer and building Must know basic beginning tap terminology and able to execute lindys, timesteps, buffalos and basic tap turns. Should be able to mimic simple rhythm patterns.
Tap 4 – Working intermediate steps and combinations with the addition of learning wings and pullbacks. Introducing more challenging rhythms at faster speeds. Traveling combos across the floor and more intermediate turns.
Tap 5 – Mastering all intermediate level steps including wings, pullbacks, and graboffs. Stronger rhythm foundation with counter rhythms. Learning control of the feet for fast speed.
Tap 6 – Working more intricate steps and rhythm patterns. Single leg pullbacks, and wings. Advanced combos and skills with varied rhythm changes.
Tap 7 – Mastering advanced level steps and rhythm patterns. Working on control for speed and agility. Learning to pick up combinations quickly.
Tap 8 – Advanced level technique with intricate rhythms. Must be able to pick up difficult combinations quickly. Strength and control mastered in footwork.
Adult Tap – An open class for those who have a desire to learn basic Tap skills.
BBop HipHop–Basic free form movement with high energy steps.
Beginning HipHop – Basic free form movement with high energy steps.
Intermediate Hip Hop – Must have knowledge of basic steps and free form movement. Flexibility and precision are mastered within combinations.
Advanced Hip Hop – Prior Hip Hop experience intricate combinations of high energy precision and speed.