Students are placed in classes according to their age, grade, level, and ability.

 

Mommy and Me

Mommy and Me is for ages 18 months to age 3. This is an introduction into dance and teaches young children coordination and balance through fun activities that they can practice at home. This class will also help with life skills such as following directions, listening to a teacher, and social skills.

 

Mini Movement

Mini Movement is for ages 3-5 and is a 45-minute Pre-K class. These dancers will learn coordination, balance and rhythm skills through interaction and creative movement. This class will also help with life skills such as following directions, listening to a teacher and respect for other classmates. They will also learn basic fundamentals of Ballet and Tap. This is a recital class and dancers will do both a Ballet routine and Tap routine in the recital.

 

Tap & Ballet Combo Classes

The Tap and Ballet Combo class is for dancers in Kindergarten through 6th grade. During this combo class, Ballet is always taught first. This is a recital class and they will do both a Ballet routine and Tap routine in the recital.

 

Ballet

Ballet is a graceful style of dance, and is the foundation for all dance styles. It teaches grace, poise, and basic technique to provide a good foundation for all other dance styles. Ballet class will help dancers with posture, flexibility, balance, and self discipline. It is learned through repetitive movement at the barre, across the floor, and in the centre.

 

Tap

Tap is making rhythmic sounds with your feet. It can be a traditional Broadway style or a funky hip-hop inspired style of tap. Tap dance helps develop rhythm, timing and coordination.

 

Jazz

The Jazz class is offered for dancers in Kindergarten through 6th grade. It is a technical, stylized type of dance, which incorporates tricks, such as kicks, leaps, and turns. In Jazz class dancers will work on body alignment, conditioning, stretching, and stylization.

 

Technique

The Technique class is offered for dancers in Middle School and High School. In Technique class the students work on exercises for strength and conditioning as well as focus on flexibility, leaps and turns. It is a power packed class with short combos to link skills together.

 

Pom

The Pom class is offered for dancers in Kindergarten through 6th grade. Pom is a cheerleading style of dance, which incorporates kicks, toe touches, ripples, and sharp motions. Pom helps with arm placement, flexibility, power and performance quality.

 

Hip Hop

Hip Hop is a street style of dance that can either be fast and full of high energy or slower with a beat driven groove. In this class they will work on rhythms as well as Hip Hop Tricks like headstands and freezes. This type of dance is very dynamic and is usually seen in videos and commercials. This class helps develop coordination, body balance and self confidence.

 

Dance Variations

This class will offer a different dance style each month. You may sign up for the full class or by the month.

Possibilities of styles offered are clogging, drill team, twirling, musical theatre, contemporary, modern, world dance etc.

 

Adult 101

We will teach several dance styles in this adult class. These can include Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Hip Hop.