Our instructors have created a thorough syllabus for our First Steps dance program, building a dancer's skills from year to year. Drawing from education in child development, movement therapy, and of course, dance, our syllabus helps little ones develop motor skills and rhythm in a fun, creative, and engaging setting. Our syllabus also ensures a consistent skill set for each level to explore.
Boogie Time (Parent & Tot) – Ages 18-36 months: Young participants will be stimulated through dance, music, and play. Marching, dancing, and rhythm activities will be a part of this interactive parent/child playtime.
Twinkle Tots – Ages 2-3: A combination of creative movement and beginning tap skills are taught in this class designed for our newest little dancers. Our goal is to improve basic motor skills, agility, & rhythm.
Totally Two – Ages 2-3: Totally Two is a pre-ballet and creative movement class designed to prepare children for a structured dance experience. Parents are allowed to stay in the room, but are encouraged to participate as little as possible. This makes children comfortable while working towards the goal of dancing on their own.
Pre-Dance, Beginning & Continuing – Ages 3-4 & 4-5: A combination of ballet & tap are taught during this class using both classical dance techniques & creative movement. These classes will improve basic motor skills, agility, & rhythm.
Broadway Tots – Ages 4-5: This class is designed for your theatrical little one that loves to sing and dance! A combination of musical theater, singing, & tap will be taught during this class using dance techniques & creative movement.
Kinder Combo – Ages 5-6: Each week, dancers will be taught a combination of Ballet, Tap, & Jazz in this one hour class.
Hippity Hop – Ages 4-5: If your little one just loves to move like the Fresh Beat Band, this class is for them! Age appropriate music and fun, athletic dance steps will be taught during this class.
Jazz It Up! – Ages 4-5: This 45 minute class will introduce dancers to the basics of Jazz. Coordination skills will improve while learning beginning turns, jumps, and fun routines to upbeat and current pop hits they love.
Jazzy Tumble – Ages 4-5: This class is perfect for 4-5 year olds who love to jazz dance to upbeat pop music while learning beginning tumbling skills. This 45 minute class will introduce dancers to the basics of jazz along with tumbling coordination skills such as rolls, crab walks, somersaults, balance beam, activities on mats, and trampoline. Dancers will build strength, balance, flexibility, and coordination skills.
Boogie Boys - Ages 3-5:This class introduces young, energetic boys to the fundamentals of dance in a nurturing classroom environment. Students will develop basic motor skills, agility, & rhythm.
All students in our Twinkle Tots, Pre-Dance, Kinder Combo, and Broadway Tots programs will participate in a Holiday Show in December, as well as our year-end recital in June. Our Hippity Hop, Jazz It Up, and Jazzy Tumble dancers are part of our year-end recital in June. Preparing for a recital is a way for dancers to work on memorization skills, rhythm, technique, teamwork, and much more… they LOVE having something to be proud of, and it shows!
- Boogie Time (12-36 months)
- Twinkle Tots (ages 2-3)
- Totally Two (ages 2-3)
- Beginning Pre-Dance (ages 3-4)
- Continuing Pre-Dance (ages 4-5)
- Hippity Hop (ages 4-5)
- Jazz It Up (ages 4-5)
- Jazzy Tumble (ages 4-5)
- Kinder Combo (ages 5-6)