Dance Styles

Mommy & Me- for the 18 month—3 yr old child not ready to be in class on his/her own.  Class is 30 min. in length and “Mommy” participates with child.  Ballet is introduced in a fun way at this level.

 

Intro to Dance 1-(30 min)An adventure in the world of Creative Movement! Dancers will be introduced to Ballet while using their imaginations. Dancers will use props each class (wands, scarves, etc.) along with songs and dances. Who knows where our imagination will take us? Age 2/12-4 

 

Intro to Dance 2-(45 min)A continuation of Intro to Dance 1 with the addition of Introduction to Tap. Age 3 ½-4

 

Kinder Combo-(60 min) An introduction to the world of dance through the eyes of a kid! We will explore Ballet and Tap in this class each day Proper Ballet Terminology is taught. Age 4 ½-6

 

Primary Combo 1-(75 min)An introduction to the world of dance through the eyes of a kid! We will explore Ballet, Jazz, and Tap in this class each day. Explore new styles each week. Age 5 ½-7

 

Primary Combo 2-(90 min) A continuation of Primary Combo 1. An introduction to the world of dance through the eyes of a kid! We will explore Ballet, Jazz, and Tap in this class each day. Explore new styles each week. Age 6 ½-8

NEW Advanced Beginner Combo-(1 hr 45 min) –Instead of choosing only one or 2 styles to study once you move on from Primary Combo 2, dancers will now have the choice of continuing their education with all 3 styles (Ballet, Jazz and Tap) in one class. Age 8-10

NEW Intermediate Combo-(2 hours)-A continuation of our Combo classes for the older set. Now dancers can continue their dance education while studying all 3 styles in a shorter time frame. (Ballet, Jazz and Tap). No long nights and no choices to make. Age 10-12

Ballet-The foundation of all dance. A classical dance form demanding grace and precision and employing formalized steps and gestures set in intricate, flowing patterns to create expression through movement. A mixture of Cecchetti and Vaganova styles is taught.

 

Jazz-Upbeat dancing to popular music.  Classes consist of stretching and across the floor combinations. Styles studied include: Contemporary, Broadway and Lyrical.

 

Tap-A dance in which the rhythm or rhythmical variation is audibly tapped out with the toe or heel by a dancer wearing shoes with special taps.  Tap teaches coordination and musicality.

 

Hip Hop-set to a strong, contemporary beat, builds stamina, and emphasizes body isolations, attitude, coordination, free-style movement, and rhythm.

 

Modern-Uses and explores the basic movements of the body using abstract elements of space, time, energy and motion.

 

Lyric-A mixture of Ballet and Jazz elements. We tell a story to the lyrics of a song through our movement.

Pointe-For Advanced dancers over the age of 12. Must take 2 additional ballet classes each week as well as a half hour Pointe class. Permission of instructor is required prior to registering.

Musical Theater-Explore the exciting world of the Stage! Students will learn acting exercises, as well as interpret a song, with dance and acting, from a Broadway Musical each week.

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