Class Descriptions

Acro: This class is a mix of lyrical, jazz and beginning tumbling (cartwheels, walkovers, back walkovers, round offs, back handsprings, handstands, splits, etc.) It is designed to introduce balance, flexibility and build core strength. Jeans are not acceptable attire for dance. Form fitting clothing such as leggings and yoga pants are required for this class *Students may participate barefoot

Pre-K Ballet/Tap: This class introduces the fundamentals of ballet and tap in a fun hip way. Stretching, strengthening exercises and barre work are introduced, along with an introduction on vocabulary and French terminology. *This class requires a black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. and black tap shoes

Ballet 1/Tap: This class is the student’s first introduction to formal ballet class structure and the fundamentals of tap. Stretching and strengthening exercises are given, barre work is introduced with an emphasis on vocabulary and French terminology. Musicality is emphasized along with balance and coordination through the strengthening of the body core. Center floor work is introduced with focus on the positions of the arms, legs and feet using classical ballet vocabulary. * This class requires a black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes.

 

Contemporary: A fused style of ballet and jazz with improvisational characteristics of modern dance. Floor work and improvisation make this class challenging, as well as creative.  Jeans are not acceptable attire for dance. Form fitting clothing such as leggings and yoga pants are required for this class *tan jazz shoes or tan free form shoes required

Hip Hop Minis: This class introduces hip hop style through expression and freestyle. This class will have students moving to their favorite hip hop songs and learning basic hip hop combos. Jeans are not acceptable attire for dance. Athletic workout clothes are required  (shorts, sweats, athletic, etc.) *Purchase a pair of tennis shoes to be used ONLY for dance class

Hip Hop Shortys: This class is the first stage of learning the foundation and fundamentals of hip hop. This class combines high energetic movements with choreography, while using many adverse styles of hip hop. Hip Hop Shortys will teach dancers proper hip hop technique while building student’s dance skills.  Jeans are not acceptable attire for dance. Athletic workout clothes are encouraged (shorts, sweats, athletic, etc.) *Purchase a pair of tennis shoes to be used ONLY for dance class

Hip Hop Intermediate: This class will have students reaching into their urban roots. These classes are developed with street funk style and exploring hip hop technique. Students will expand their craft with being proficient with more than one style of technique and choreography!  Jeans are not acceptable attire for dance.  Athletic workout clothes are encouraged (shorts, sweats, athletic, etc.) *Purchase a pair of tennis shoes to be used ONLY for dance class

Hip Hop Advance: This is an accelerated class which will challenge dancers while reaching into their urban roots. These classes are developed with a street funk style. Students will enhance their craft and become proficient in more than one style of technique and choreography!  Jeans are not acceptable attire for dance.  Athletic workout clothes are encouraged (shorts, sweats, athletic, etc.)  *Purchase a pair of tennis shoes to be used ONLY for dance class

Jazz/Tap 1: This class will introduce and  concentrate on tap fundamentals consisting of technique, clarity and rhythm. Jazz will consist of progressive movements and dance combinations.  Jeans are not acceptable attire for dance. Form fitting clothing such as leggings and yoga pants are required.  Black tap shoes and tan jazz shoes are required for this class

Jazz Advance:  Jazz will consist of progressive movements and dance combinations.  Jeans are not acceptable attire for dance. Form fitting clothing such as leggings and yoga pants are required.  Tan jazz shoes are required for this class

Lyrical 2: An expressive style of dance fused with ballet and jazz movement. Form fitting clothing such as leggings and yoga pants are required for this class* tan jazz shoes or tan free form shoes required

Lyrical 3: An expressive style of dance fused with ballet and jazz movement. Form fitting clothing such as leggings and yoga pants are required for this class.  Tan jazz shoes are required for this class. *Placement in Lyrical III will be determined by director

Musical Theater: This is a true American born art form and it is AWESOME. Children will learn to sing, dance, and act; a real triple threat! They will do numbers from shows and build skills with dance, lip syncing and acting. Jeans are not acceptable attire for dance. Athletic workout clothes are encouraged (shorts, sweats, athletic, etc.) * please purchase a pair of tennis shoes to be used ONLY for dance class (tan jazz shoes or tan free form shoes required for this class.

Pom/Tumble 1: This class introduces dance choreography, jumps, pom-pom motions, formation changes and beginning tumbling (cartwheels, walkovers, back walkovers, round offs, back handsprings, handstands, splits, etc.). Jeans are not acceptable attire for dance. Form fitting clothing such as leggings and yoga pants are required for this class *The purchase of pom-poms is required for this class and can be purchased at the studio – tan jazz shoes or tan free form shoes required.