This course focuses on the instruction of proper classical technique where students are encouraged to progress to their highest potential. Alignment, strength, vocabulary, and musicality are stressed in classes that include barre and center work to prepare the dancer for continuing educational and performing opportunities. Pointe work will only be added when sufficient strength and skill is developed.
An American art form, tap dancing concentrates on rhythm, coordination, and a development of personal style with a flair for the theatrical, allow dancers to experience the world of tap dance tradition.
Another American art form, jazz dance develops a responsive body & mind while experiencing various styles of movement. Music ranges from traditional jazz to big bands to pop.
This course helps the dancer develop an awareness of body placement and movement concepts. Various famous techniques of modern dance are instructed and incorporated into choreographic presentations.
Hip Hop Dance
Hip hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing and encourages students to bring their own individual style and personality to the movements. Hip hop dance requires students to have both strength and stamina. Class includes upper and lower body conditioning as well as a rigorous warm-up in preparation for more intense movements.
(Ages 4 to 7) Teaching the fundamentals of dance in:
Pre-Ballet – a creative combination of rhythmic activities, designed to develop grace, poise, and simple coordination.
Kindertap – a basic background in rhythms, music and primary tap.
Junior Jazz – an upbeat, enjoyable introduction to the modern movements of jazz dance
My Grown Up and Me! (Ages 2 & 3) – a parent assisted movement class, including music and rhythms that has become a real ‘hit’ among these younger dancers and their parents!
Tiny Ballerina (Ages 3 & 4) – for those students that have already experienced Mommy & Me!