Little TutusIntroductory lessons to work with and engage your little ballerina, giving them an introduction to ballet they’ll never forget. These classes encourage a love of dance and self-expression. Themes, stories and beautiful music change each week and provide the inspiration for movement. The Little Tutus class progresses with the development of fundamental movements, basic ballet vocabulary and creativity while firmly emphasizing fun!
Pre Primary/Primary Ballet Develops students’ physical skills, stamina, creativity, expression, and musicality using a range of sounds and musical styles. This foundation prepares students for the transition to ballet and other dance genres at higher levels.
Jazz/Tap ComboDesigned for beginner dancers in Jazz and Tap. Dancers will learn basic and progressive tap and Jazz steps and skills acquiring the necessary tools for becoming talented tap and Jazz dancers!
Junior-Inter Jazz Dancers will learn jazz technique through a series of technical exercises taught from the ADAPT syllabus, dancers will learn Jazz combinations, steps, skills, and dance routines.
Little grooves Hip HopAn introduction to hip hop that is fun and high energy! Dancers will perform age appropriate choreography to trendy hip hop music. Dancers are allowed to 'freestyle' and add their own flare and attitude into every action packed movement. This is the ultimate in FUN!
Ballet Technique improves strength, poise, balance, and control, body posture and body awareness. Technical skill gained through the study of ballet is necessary for all other forms of dance. Students will learn classical ballet techniques and terminology. Students will focus on building the strength, flexibility and control needed to execute ballet moves. Each class will emphasize barre exercises and may also include a combination of center floor work and across-the-floor combinations
Pointe (Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced)Beginning pointe class can be taken on flat or in pointe shoes at the instructors discrection. All pointe classes are designed for students with previous ballet training. Students will utilize previously learned ballet technique while working in pointe shoes. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work and across the floor combinations. These exercises focus on strengthening the feet and ankles.
Lyrical/ContemporaryDesigned for experienced dancers and dancers looking to be challenged, these classes combine elements of jazz, modern, ballet, and lyrical dance to create unique works of art. Characterized by its fluid and graceful movements, dancers must have a strong technical foundation and be ready to learn progressive choreography. Routines tell a 'story' and capture the emotion and interpretation of the music. Dancers will involve every part of their bodies including their face when performing this beautiful and artistic form of dance.
Tap 10+Classes emphasize the development and strengthening of tap technique and terminology highlighting the importance of rhythm and sound.Tap focuses on rhythms and intricate footwork, creating a percussion instrument out of the dancer’s feet.
Jazz Technique An exciting and ever evolving dance form full of rhythm, syncopation, passion and life.Classes explore body isolations of the head, shoulders, ribcage, feet and arms and encourage individual expression and the development of personal style. Jazz can be powerful and percussive or expressive and lyrical.Ever evolving, jazz dance is taught with the music of today together with the classical jazz of yesterday.Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. As students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.
Hip HopA high-energy class that uses the latest sounds in rap, R&B and pop music together with movements influenced by some of today’s hottest video choreographers.Hip hop encompasses movement that has elements of poppin', locking, and breaking as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style.Hip hop is urban, it’s street, it’s diverse and forever changing.
Mini Stretch & Acro Dancers who are working on the basic skills including back bridge and recovery, cartwheels on both legs, and balances such as head-stands, elbow-stands, and hand-stands. When students are learning new tricks, the instructor utilizes professional spotting techniques; which is necessary to ensure safety and build confidence. Dancers who are working on right and left front walk-overs, back walk-overs, cartwheels on both legs, one-handed cartwheels, presses, and balances such as head-stands, elbow-stands, and hand-stands. Dancers may learn and practice hand-walks, aerials (no-hand cartwheels), doubles-tricks, and other advanced Acro tricks. AcroDance is a style of Acrobatics used specifically for dancers. It is a genre of dance which seamlessly fuses elements of lyrical gymnastics tricks, balancing, tumbling, and jazz. Trick movements are usually executed slowly to emphasize gracefulness, body lines and picturesque extension. Acro Dance offers more depth and variety to your choreography and creates a much more versatile dancer. To master an Acro Dance trick, students must develop a good foundation of strength and flexibility, thus emphasis is placed on extensive conditioning and stretch and strength training. When students are learning new tricks, the instructor utilizes professional spotting techniques; which is necessary to ensure safety and build confidence. This class is designed to improve a dancer's range of motion enhance muscle flexibility and increase their level of core muscle strength. Through a variety of stretches and strengthening exercises, dancers will also increase their awareness of their own body's potential as it connects to expression through movement.