Toddler Classes: This class is geared specifically for the very young child. The activities will include singing, rhythms, following direction, socialization and coordination. The exercises are designed to help these very young students with gross motor skills and an increased attention span.
Pre-Ballet: This class is geared specifically for the young pre-school child. Basic dance skills will include developing rhythms, hopping, skipping, jumping, learning to follow directions and Choreography. You will notice overall improvement in motor and social skills. The young dancer will also learn Ballet steps and the terminology used. Having fun in a structured and safe environment is a great way to learn!
Tot Hop & Tot Acro: These classes are geared for the very young child. Both classes will work on rhythm, muscle development, coordination skills and body control. The emphasis in Tot Hop will be understanding and following rhythms. The emphasis in Tot Acro will be on tumbling skills and stretching.
Ballet Classes: Ballet is the foundation of all dance technique, and therefore highly recommended for all dance students. Ballet promotes correct posture, body placement, grace, poise and turnout. We incorporate terminology and combinations for strength and flexibility.
Tap Classes: Tap is a technique that incorporates the essentials of rhythm and timing. Terminology is stressed as well as footwork and of course, style!
Jazz Classes: Jazz classes move at a fast pace to help increase coordination, stretch and flexibility. An emphasis is put on learning proper technique and terminology. It is exciting and creates a dynamic interest for Dancers ages 7 and up.
Lyrical: Lyrical Dance uses movement to express emotion and interpret music. It blends elements of Ballet and Jazz. The concentration in Lyrical will be on fluid movements paired with advanced jumps and turns. A lyrical dancer uses movement to express strong emotions such as love, joy, or anger.
Modern/Contemporary Classes: These classes blend elements such as freedom of expression, interpretation of music, the principles of fall and recovery, control, breathing, balance and contraction / release. This class strengthens the body, and improves balance and flexibility to enhance the student’s performance.
Hip-Hop/ Mini Hip-Hop Classes: Hip-Hop is available for students 5 years old and up. This style offers a great workout, as well as commercial type steps.
Broadway: Broadway focuses on expanding the student’s experience in dance, acting and singing. This class will help your child become more confident by nurturing artistic elements, discipline and personal growth.
Acro: Acrobatics teaches students basic tumbling up to advanced gymnastic tricks. The acro moves are then put into a routine set to music with a jazz style base.