Please note that levels of classes are by teacher discretion. If a teacher feels that a class is not best suited for a child she will recommend a different class that will ultimately benefit the child with feelings of success and confidence.
Tiny Tippy Toe Tutus – Weekly creative themes set the stage for learning the basics of ballet, tap and movement. Students will learn traditional dance vocabulary mixed with locomotive development and movement exploration. This loosely structured classes encourages children to feel the dance and use their creativity while having fun and developing self-esteem.
Beginner Dance Combo – Introduction to traditional dance skills in the genres of ballet, tap and jazz. The perfect class for aspiring dancers who have had 18 months or less of dance training.
Intermediate Dance Combo – Dance Combo for students who have had at least two full years of dance training.
Advanced Dance Combo – Dance Combo for students who have taken three years of dance or more. This class will have a strong focus on ballet technique and lyrical with some jazz and tap.
Hip Hop – This class is designed for dancers who want to learn more hip hop choreography without focusing on jazz technique.
Hip Hop/Jazz – Age appropriate choreography designed to give students an introduction to the latest dance craze. This high energy dance class will surely be a good workout in addition to giving students a jazz technique background.
Hip Hop Jazz and Tap – The hip hop portion of this class will be focusing on hip hop basics with leaps and turns. The tap portion will concentrate on learning basic tap steps.
Mini Hip Hop/Jazz – An introduction to the latest hip hop moves. Children also learn technical skills including leaps and turns.
Lyrical – A beginner/intermediate class that will introduce the student to lyrical dance. This class is perfect for students who are interested in improving their overall technique in order to become a more advanced dancer.
Mini Comp, Junior Advanced Hip Hop Comp, Lyrical Comp, Beginner Comp, Intermediate Comp – Teacher recommendation only. These classes are for students who will be attending dance competitions in the spring. At minimum comp students must take at least two hours of dance per week. Teachers strongly recommend this class be taken in conjunction with a ballet technique class.
Parent Child Creative Movement – Child’s first introduction to dance. With the teacher’s guidance and parental help the child will learn beginning dance terminology and skills. Basic tumbling will be introduced during class. Weekly themes will aid in creative movement.
Ballet Technique – This hour and a half class focuses on classical ballet technique. Ballet technique is essential in all types of dance. This class is strongly recommended for students who want to focus on becoming accomplished lyrical dancers.
Tap Tech – This fun filled half hour tap class will be perfect for students who have taken tap in combo classes in the past and want to learn more advanced tap skills.
Acro and Conditioning – This class is geared toward the dancer who wants to be able in incorporate more athletic and acrobatic moves into their dance performance. We will use athletic conditioning and strengthening exercises to facilitate the process. Participants will gain more core, leg and arm strength and stability.
Musical Theater – Students will focus on becoming well rounded in the performance arts while enhancing self-esteem, confidence and stage presence. Perfect for students who want to explore role playing and character development through dance and vocal expression. Incorporating Broadway show tunes, students are taught and encouraged to communicate characters and stories through improvisation, dance movements and body expression. Using their innate sense of drama, students learn from others through observation, discussion and the collaboration process of working in small groups.