Introduction to Dance
RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 3-4
In this class students will have a great time focusing on balance, coordination and rhythmic movement. Building on the basic elements of dance, students will explore movement in class structures that begin to expand on each of these elements (time, dynamics, space, body). Teachers lead activities and introduce dance vocabulary and concepts for ballet, tap and jazz at an age appropriate level to prepare students for future participation in any type of structured dance class. Students may wear any color and type of leotard with transitional dance tights.
RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 5 -6 (or completion of Introduction to Dance class)
A 30 minute class that students will become familiar in ballet and tap. Students will perform one routine in our year end dance recital. Costume fee is $70*
Combo 3 (Ballet/Tap/Tumbling)
RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 7 – 9 (or completion of Combo 2 class)
A 45 minute class that students will introduce ballet, tap, & tumbling. Students will perform one routine in our year end dance recital. Costume fee is $70*
Combo 4 (Beginner Ballet/Tap/Jazz/Acro)
RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 7 – 9
A 45 minute class that students will introduce ballet, tap, jazz & acro. Students will perform one routine in our year end dance recital. Costume fee is $70*
Classes teach basic jazz dance technique, terminology and movement quality with an emphasis on proper execution of jazz isolations, rhythms and style. Jazz is a fun genre of dance that draws on many other styles in forming its technique and expressive styles. Jazz dance uses almost every genre of music, from classic swing and Broadway jazz to current popular music. This is an energetic, dynamic form of dance. Costume fee is approximately $75*
Beginner Jazz (Recommended for Ages 8-11)
Beginner Ballet (Recommended for ages 7 – 10)
Intermediate Lyrical *Students must also be enrolled in Junior Ballet
Advanced Lyrical *Students must also be enrolled in a Ballet class
Leaps & Turns Technique
Concentrates on the technical aspects of leaping, jumping and turning by teaching a series of jumps, leaps and turns, weight and direction changes. The student develops balance, strength, elevation and body alignment. This technique class does not perform in the year end recital.
STUDENTS WILL BE PLACED IN THE APPROPRIATE CLASS AFTER AN EVALUATION.
Focuses on the technical aspects of acrobatics as a compliment to the dance curriculum. We train students in floor tumbling and specialty bending tricks. Students will perform one routine in the year end recital. Costume fee is approximately $85*
Beginner Acro (Recommended for ages 7 – 10)
Classes emphasize the development and strengthening of basic tap technique and terminology highlighting the importance of rhythm and sound. These classes work proper technique, sound breakdown and traveling steps. Students will perform one routine in the year end recital. Costume fee is approximately $80*
Beginner Tap (Recommended for Ages 8-11)
Class introduces dance forms found in musical theatre, incorporating elements of ballet, tap and jazz. Also a study of acting, voice, and dance moves with emphasis on character study. Learn technique and gain confidence and stage presence. Students will perform one routine in the year end recital. Costume fee is approximately $85*
Total Body Conditioning
Strengthening class designed to increase flexibility and the proper muscles used for core work, extensions and balance.
*Required for those participating in competition.
* Additional information regarding class pricing and costume fees is available on our Dance Class Pricing page
**Competition Team Requirements (by invitation or audition only)
Mini Competition Team
Junior Competition Team
- Intermediate Ballet
- Intermediate Tap
- Intermediate Jazz
- Junior Conditioning
- Competition Rehearsal
Senior Competition Team
- Advanced/Senior Ballet (2 days)
- Leaps and Turns
- Advanced Jazz
- Senior Conditioning
- Competition Rehearsal
* More classes will be scheduled upon request.