Dance Classes (Ages 6 & up)

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

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.

Combo Class - Ages 6-8: Combo classes are a great way for students to experience two different styles of dance in a one-hour time slot. This is perfect for young dancers who enjoy a fast-pace and variety.

Stretch & Strengthen - 5th Grade & Up: This class will teach how stretching properly before and after a dance workout helps to prevent injury, by making the muscles more pliable. In addition, students will work on improving posture, increasing flexibility and range of motion, and strengthening their muscles.

Improv & Creating Choreography - Ages 12 & up: For the dancer who loves to create and explore the endless possibilities of movement. In this class, students will learn the basics of combining movement with music using counts and rhythms all while stimulating the imagination.

Turns & Jumps - Ages 12 & up: This class is dedicated to learning and improving technique in jumps, leaps and turns. Dancers will learn safe execution of these skills with an emphasis on technique and correct body placement.

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