CLASS DESCRIPTION

Mommy and Me- 45 minute class- ages 12-36 months

Mommy and Me- 45 minute class- ages 12-36 months

We are excited to offer this class designed for toddlers 12-36 months old and their parents! This class is sure to be the highlight of the week for the children and adults who participate.

Filled with songs, movement (and laughter, too) each session has been carefully planned to help develop and promote your child’s physical and mental growth while socializing in a relaxed, fun-filled atmosphere.

*Both adult and young are free to wear comfortable clothing and socks or leather ballet slippers. Dancewear such as leotard, tights, ballet skirt and tutu of any color are welcomed!

Creative Dance - 45 minute class

Creative Dance – 45 minute class

Creative Dance- ballet only ages 2-3

Creative Dance- ballet+tap ages 3-6

Children who are ready to be in a class by themselves will begin to learn the basic elements of creative movement and basic ballet and/or tap: Socialization skills such as turn-taking and following instructions will be emphasized. The young children will explore movement qualities, musicality, practice gross motor coordination and work on simple locomotion, enhancing the development of both their bodies and their minds! Students must be potty trained for this class.

*It is recommended students wear pink leotard, skirt optional, pink footed tights and pink leather ballet slippers and/or black tap shoes. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail.  It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts), black leather ballet slippers and/or black tap shoes.

Tiny Triples- 60 minute class- ages 3-5, 4-6

Tiny Triples- 60 minute class- ages 3-5, 4-6

In this class, students will get a taste of three genres of dance: ballet, tap and jazz. Ballet positions, as well as basic ballet vocabulary are taught along with floor exercises, simple steps and correct posture. A greater emphasis on musicality and rhythm is encouraged. Jazz will be introduced using upbeat “kid friendly” music. Basics such as isolations, jazz squares, pivots will be taught. Tap will build upon basic steps and rhythms.

*It is recommended students wear a leotard, footed tights and pink leather ballet slippers and black tap shoes. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts), black leather ballet slippers and/or black tap shoes.

Ballet+Tap- 60 minute class- ages 4-6

Ballet+Tap- 60 minute class- ages 4-6

In this class, students will work on ballet and tap. Ballet positions, as well as basic ballet vocabulary are taught along with floor exercises, simple steps and correct posture. A greater emphasis on musicality and rhythm is encouraged. Tap will build upon basic steps and rhythms.

*It is recommended students wear a leotard, skirt optional, pink footed tights and pink leather ballet slippers and black tap shoes. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts), black leather ballet slippers and/or black tap shoes.

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Ballet+Jazz - 60 minute class- ages 4-6

Ballet+Jazz – 60 minute class- ages 4-6

In this class, students will work on ballet and jazz. Ballet positions, as well as basic ballet vocabulary are taught along with floor exercises, simple steps and correct posture. A greater emphasis on musicality and rhythm is encouraged. Jazz will be introduced using upbeat “kid friendly” music. Basics such as isolations, jazz squares, pivots will be taught.

*It is recommended students wear a leotard, skirt optional, pink footed tights and pink leather ballet slippers. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts), black leather ballet slippers and/or black tap shoes.

Triple Combo - 90 minute class- ages 4-6, 5-6

Triple Combo – 90 minute class- ages 4-6, 5-6

In this class, students will work on three genres of dance: ballet, tap and jazz. Ballet positions, as well as basic ballet vocabulary are taught along with floor exercises, simple steps and correct posture. A greater emphasis on musicality and rhythm is encouraged. Jazz will be introduced using upbeat “kid friendly” music. Basics such as isolations, jazz squares, pivots will be taught. Tap will build upon basic steps and rhythms.

*It is recommended students wear a leotard, skirt optional, pink footed tights and pink leather ballet slippers and black tap shoes. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts), black leather ballet slippers and/or black tap shoes.

Hip-Hoppin’ Tots- 45 minute class- ages 4-6

Hip-Hoppin’ Tots- 45 minute class- ages 4-6

This class serves as an introduction to hip hop dance for the younger student. Using games and music, the class focuses on rhythm, musicality and basic footwork. It is a great way to get kids moving!

*Students may wear street clothes or comfortable clothing such as shorts, yoga pants, t-shirt or tank top. Hair should be pulled back neatly. It is recommended students wear black low-top Converse sneakers. No black-soled sneakers please. 

Hip-Hop Tumble- 45 minute class- ages 4-6

Hip-Hop Tumble- 45 minute class- ages 4-6

For the first 30 minutes of class students will practice the basic elements of hip-hop. Using games and fun music, the class focuses on rhythm, musicality and basic footwork. It is a great way to get kids moving! The last 15 minutes will be spent on tumbling skills such as somersaults, cartwheels and strengthening.

*It is recommended students wear a leotard with footed tights and low top converse sneakers. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts) and sneakers.

All By Myself- 30 minute class- ages 2-3

All By Myself- 30 minute class- ages 2-3

This class has been specifically designed 2-3 year olds who may not yet potty trained but want to try class alone, like the big kids! This class is 30 minutes long and offered as a full year or as a 6 week non recital course. Through movement exercises, games, stories, and other activities, the very young are introduced to the joy of creative movement in a fun, musical setting.
*Students are free to wear comfortable clothing and socks or leather ballet slippers. Dancewear such as leotard, tights, ballet skirt and tutu of any color are welcomed!

Ballet Tumble- 45 minute class- ages 4-6

Ballet Tumble- 45 minute class- ages 4-6

For the first 30 minutes of class students will practice the basic elements of creative movement and basic ballet. The children will be encouraged to expand their movement vocabulary through movement games and creative exploration of time, weight and space. Basic ballet concepts such as 1st and 2nd positions, plié and releve will be introduced. The last 15 minutes will be spent on tumbling skills such as somersaults, cartwheels and strengthening.

*It is recommended students wear a leotard, skirt optional, pink footed tights and pink leather ballet slippers. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts) and black leather ballet slippers.

Ballet

Ballet

Focuses on proper body alignment, flexibility, strength, turnout & extension. The skills developed in ballet are the foundation for all styles and levels of dance.

*It is recommended students wear black leotard, pink footed tights, black ballet skirt and pink leather ballet slippers. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts), black leather ballet slippers.

Contemporary (Lyrical)

Contemporary (Lyrical)

Is a form of dance integrating ballet, jazz, modern and ethnic dance technique. Classes focus on developing strong rhythmic connections, isolations, levels and spatial awareness.

*It is recommended students wear a leotard, footless tights, and half-sole shoes or footpaws/footnotes. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail.

Gymnastics

Gymnastics

Students will learn basic floor work. The Beginner level will work on basic techniques such as cartwheels, round-offs, hand stands and forward rolls. The Intermediate/Advanced level will work towards skills such as front and backhand springs, side ariels, front ariels, and many more challenging skills.

*It is recommended students wear a leotard or unitard with footless tights or bare legs, and bare feet. Gentlemen may wear a form fitting bottom, pants or shorts and tshirt, bare feet.

Hawaiian

Hawaiian

Students will discover the beauty of authentic Hula dancing and utilize hand props such as uli ulis and bamboo sticks while learning Tahitian-style dance.

*Students may wear comfortable clothing such as shorts, yoga pants, t-shirt or tank top. Hair should be pulled back neatly. Students will be bare foot for this class.

Hip Hop

Hip Hop

Hip Hop Is a popular high energy urban class that uses the latest music combined with movement and choreography inspired by today’s hottest Hip Hop music videos.

*Students may wear street clothes or comfortable clothing such as shorts, yoga pants, t-shirt or tank top. Hair should be pulled back neatly. It is recommended students wear black low-top Converse sneakers. No black-soled sneakers please.

Jazz

Jazz

Jazz Based on elements of ballet and modern dance and incorporates syncopation and isolations of the body. Jazz can incorporate hip-hop and street funk. Students of all levels work on gaining strength, flexibility, endurance, coordination, musicality and performance skills.

*It is recommended students wear a leotard, dance shorts, footed or footless tights, and jazz oxfords. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended the gentlemen wear black bottoms, pants or shorts, white T, and jazz oxfords.

Musical Theater

Musical Theater

Musical theater class consists of acting games, voice exercises, dance, improvisation and eurhythmics (the art of interpreting musical compositions by rhythmical, free-style bodily movement), stage directions, story telling, characters and performing.

*It is recommended students wear a leotard, footed tights, ballet skirt or dance shorts, ballet slippers or jazz oxfords. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended the gentlemen wear black bottoms, pants or shorts, white T, and jazz oxfords

Pointe

Pointe

This class is designed for the experienced ballet student. Pointe work is a natural progression in the study of ballet. Recommended ages 11+. Students must take two ballet classes weekly in addition to the pointe class. Must have teacher’s approval to start pointe.

*It is recommended students wear black leotard, pink footed tights, black ballet skirt and pink pointe shoes. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts), black leather ballet slippers.

Tap

Tap

This upbeat class will teach the students rhythm made by movement of the feet. Tap is an American dance form, essential in developing timing, rhythm and coordination.

*It is recommended students wear a leotard, footed tights, black dance shorts and black tap oxfords. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts), and black tap shoes.