Ages 7 and up
Introductory ballet technique will be taught in addition to basic skills and terminology. Class focus is to build strong foundation before being placed in a Level 1-4 class.
BALLET LEVELS 1-4
Beg. Ballet Prerequisite or Teacher Approval
Dancers will be trained in classical ballet technique with concentration on proper turnout, alignment, vocabulary, use of body, head, and port de bras.
Introductory jazz technique will be taught in addition to basic dance skills and jazz terminology. Class focus is to build strong dance foundation and flexibility before being placed in a level 1-4 class.
JAZZ LEVELS 1-4
Beg. Jazz Prerequisite or Teacher Approval
Dancers will be taught proper dance technique with emphasis on stylization, use of isolations, rhythm and performance quality.
Dancers will be taught proper technique with an emphasis on stylization, use of isolations, rhythm and performance quality.
TAP LEVELS 1-4
Beg. Tap Prerequisite or Teacher Approval
Tap class will focus on development of rhythm, style, tempo, and the dynamics and volums of sounds, A variety of styles will feature Broadway, Street and Rhythm tap.
Dancer will learn flexibility, strength and beginning progressions.
ACRO LEVELS 1-4
Beginning Acro Prerequisite or Teacher Approval
Dancers will build core and overall muscle strength, flexibility and agility required to perform acro type movements with a dance emphasis.
HIP HOP LEVELS 1-4
Intro/Beginning Hip Hop Prerequisite or Teacher Approval (ages 8 and up)
All classes will include high energy warm-ups and strengthening exercises geared to condition dancers for all styles and elements of hip hop dance including popping, locking, breaking and street style.
POINTE LEVELS 1-4
Current Enrollment in Ballet 2 or higher is required and teacher approval
Dancers will be trained in the proper technique for pointe work. Class focus will be on ankle strength and flexibility as well as turnout and proper alignment. Dancers will wear ballet shoes until the instructor permits the dancer to receive pointe shoes.
LYRICAL/CONTEMPORARY LEVELS 1-4
Current Enrollment in Ballet 1 or Higher and Teacher Approval
These classes will combine ballet technique with modern free-flowing movement. Dancers will have the opportunity to broaden their dance ability with this expressive style.
BALLET/CONDITIONING LEVELS 1/2, 3/4
Must Be Enrolled in a Level 1-4 Ballet Class in combination with this class.
This class is designed to enhance dancer strength and flexibility, while using progressive techniques to effectively train the body for all dance styles. Strong emphasis on ballet technique, pedagogy and ballet terminology will be incorporated. Dancers will gain understanding of proper use of muscles while engaging in exercises that bring awareness to correct muscles and body function.