Ballet/Tap/Jazz for 6-7 year olds – This class combines all three styles in one 45 minute class. Students will learn tap technique, ballet coordination and flexibility and the fun of jazz as they chasse, gallop and leap across the floor. This class is only offered in summer.
Attire: Leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes, hair pulled securely back, skirts/tutus optional
Level I/II are for 7-9 year olds
Level III/IV are for 10-12 year olds
Ballet-This style is the foundation for all dance. In ballet class you will learn proper alignment, safe stretching and build strength while learning all the appropriate ballet vocabulary. You will learn adagios (slow dances), petite allegros (quick jumpy dances) and grand allegros (big leap combinations).
Attire: Leotard, pink or tan tights, pink ballet shoes, hair pulled securely back (buns are great!)
Tap-Tap works on rhythms and syncopated steps. Making music with your tap shoes is lots of fun.
Attire: Leotard, booty shorts/leggings, black tap shoes, hair pulled securely back
Jazz-A fun dance style that relies on originality and improvisation. It uses bold, dramatic movements including body isolations and contractions
Attire: Leotard, tights/leggings, black or tan jazz shoes (recital costume will determine color of shoe for recital), hair pulled securely back
Hip Hop-All of the basic dance skills like keeping rhythm, following choreography and developing body control, as well as performance skills such as stage presence, acting, and improvisation are taught through kid-friendly Hip Hop & Funk style music and movement.
Attire: Athletic type clothes, no stomachs showing, clean tennis shoes not worn outside
Lyrical-This is an expressive style of dance that incorporates ballet and jazz concepts.
Attire: Leotard, tights/leggings, 1/2 sole shoes or foot undies, hair pulled securely back
Acro-Dance-Is a combination of tumbling, dance and contortion. We follow the acclaimed Acrobatic Arts program for a safe and effective training program.
Attire: Leotard, booty shorts or leggings, bare feet, hair securely pulled back