Dance Classes (Ages 6 & up)

Our recreational classes continue to follow a progressive syllabus, building technique, flexibility, and skill.

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Acro – Ages 6 & up: Acrobatics teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline, & concentration. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique. Students will learn such things as handstands, chin stands, elbow stands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, balance, & contortion tricks. Acro is not the typical tumbling or gymnastics class. This class is great for students looking to enhance their agility, flexibility, & strength.

Ballet – Ages 6 & up: Ballet positions, technique, and exercises will be covered as dancers develop poise, grace, & confidence.

Hip Hop – Ages 6 & up: Isolations, popping, & free-style movement will all be a focus of this athletic and energetic dance style.

Jazz – Age 6 & up: Our Jazz classes enrich and extend students’ technical skills through center and progression work. Skills such as leaps and turns are incorporated into choreographed routines which challenge the dancers’ memory and technical skills.

Kinder Combo – Ages 5 & 6: Each week, dancers will be taught a combination of Ballet, Tap, & Jazz in this one hour class. Dancers will need ballet & tap shoes (no jazz shoes required).

Lyrical/Contemporary – Ages 6 & up: Dancers will learn to express themselves through song lyrics and improve their musicality while blending ballet technique with the style of jazz. Students are encouraged to take a ballet and or jazz class in addition to this class.

Musical Theater – Ages 6 & up: All forms of dance are incorporated in Musical Theater. Music from Broadway shows and movies are used in class. Combining song and dance, students age 6 and above portray characters from musicals and plays. This class is sure to develop a student’s personality and confidence as well as brighten their stage presence.

Tap – Ages 6 & up: Rhythm, timing, and agility will be a focal point during this class which builds coordination. Classes will focus on different tap styles throughout the entire session.