Ballet is the fundamental, technical form from which all other dance styles are rooted. It is the most classic and often serious dance form comparing to all other styles and develops movement principles and skills. Ballet teaches young dancers the technique and terminology that are important for all dancers to establish and maintain the proper form. Classes will include ballet terminology, use of positions of feet and legs, alignment of spine and placement of weight in center floor and traveling patterns.
This class is for dancers ages 3-5 years old. It is built on the basic movements and terminology of ballet and tap. This class is encouraged for the first-time dancer. At this level, students will learn tap and ballet skills through dance activities and movement games
Broadway Jazz is designed to develop comprehensive musical theatre skills including theatre dance, partnering, acting and character development. This class will be an excellent opportunity for students to prepare for school or community theatre auditions as well as developing confidence and stage presence in young dancers.
Contemporary is a fluid form of dance that will explore the musicality of gesture infused movement combined with Jazz steps. Dancers will be encouraged to push themselves in their movement. Contemporary incorporates a variety of techniques that focus on the dancer's interpretation of his or her movement with feeling, motion and style. Students will explore abstraction and pedestrian movements to help develop their performances.
This brand new class is an independent class where kids will learn the basics of improvisation, ballet, thematic dancing while using imagination & imagery. The perfect introduction to more structure through movement.
NO LIMITS HIP-HOP
Hip-Hop is a high energy class, teaching the importance of warm ups and cool downs. It explores the use of space, energy and rhythm while emphasizing body control, balance, strength and use of weight changes. Students will learn progressions and choreography that will expand their knowledge of different styles of hip-hop. They will also be encouraged to freestyle to show their individuality and creativity.
No Limits Hip-Hop is a class for special needs dancers that want to move! It will encourage a positive social environment, practice coordination, musicality & basic hip-hop choreography. The class is for ages 6 & up, therapists are invited to come & dance as well.
This is a fun energetic class and is for dancers ages 3-5 years old. Hippity-Hop introduces them to rhythm, balance and weight changes. We teach them basic tumbling and advanced motor skills such as hopping on foot, bear crawls and crab walks; Along with small combos to upbeat music. These techniques get their muscles working in such a way that they will be more accustomed to advancing in dance.
Jazz combines techniques of classical ballet and modern movement that emphasizes the use of energy, rhythm and improvisation while emphasizing body control, alignment, use of weight changes and quality within a jazz dance movement. Dancers will learn jazz terminology which will also help their ballet training. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty.
Jazz/Tumble is a fun energetic class and is for dancers ages 3-5 years old. The basics of jazz technique & Acro/Tumbling.
Lyrical is a fluid form of dance interpreting movement with feeling, motion and style. They will learn to tell a story or create the picture of the song. This style combines the fluid beauty of ballet with the more sharp moves in jazz.
This class is for baby’s that just want to move! It runs from 18 months - 3 years old and guided by a parent or guardian. Participants will learn basic ballet positions, jazz movement, tumbling and imagination games. We encourage consistency when it comes to which parent or guardian will guide their student through class. The instructor will provide techniques for the parent and get your little one’s moving!
Pre-Pointe is for ballet dancer’s pursuing pointe. This class will prepare them with terminology, strength, body weight placement and ballet technique. We will require this class before dancer is invited to go on Pointe.
Pointe is the most advanced form of Ballet, knowledge of the terminology is crucial in this style. Due to the shoes that only allow you to dance on top of your toes, we ensure dancer’s that are placed in this class are more advanced in their skills and have enough strength to rise. Our Pointe class includes extensive training at the ballet barre, foot and ankle strengthening, patterns across the floor and more.
Tap classes focus on rhythms and intricate footwork, creating a percussion instrument out of the dancer's feet. Tap is a syncopated movement dance style that is exhilarating and great fun for all ages. And you get to be loud!
Tumbling is a form of gymnastics performed without props or equipment. Also referred to as floor gymnastics, common moves performed in tumbling include, somersaults, handstands, handsprings, back bends & more.