Fairy Tale Creative Movement This beginner combo class features tap and ballet, and teaches basic dance steps to young preschoolers, with an emphasis on enchanting fairy tales and fun creative movement. Kindermoves The main focus is to introduce the world of dance through Pre-Ballet moves, Tap, or Introductory Jazz/Lyrical, and basic tumbling. Students will enhance their motor coordination, stretching, and musicality. Children will perform 1-2 numbers in recital depending on which class you register for. Ballet/Tap 1 The main focus is to introduce the world of dance through Ballet, and Tap. Students will continue to enhance their training in motor coordination, musicality, stretching, and choreography. Each genre consists of warm-ups, across the floor progressions, and center combinations. Children will perform 2 numbers in recital
Ballet Ages: 10 and older Ballet is a classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement and by elaborate formal gestures, steps, and poses. Ballet is the foundation of all other dance genres and strongly emphasizes proper technique, body alignment and placement. Class will consist of stretching, barre, center work, and across the floor work. Students will study classical Vagonava and Cechetti styles. Tap Ages: 10 and older Tap is a dance form where rhythmical sounds are created by feet. Class consists of warm up, across the floor progressions, and center combinations. This will strengthen their musicality, coordination, and agility.
Jazz Ages: 10 and older Jazz is a combination of classic theatrical and street dance where isolations and syncopations are utilized. Class consists of a warm up, body isolations, across the floor progressions, and center combinations. Students will study a variety of styles, musicality, and rhythm.
Lyrical Ages: 10 and older Lyrical is a style of dance that blends jazz and ballet, while telling a story. We will work on stretching and strengthening technique, along with stage presence. Class consists of warm up, across the floor progressions, and center combinations.
Contemporary Ages: 9 and older Contemporary is a style of dance that rejects the limitations of classical ballet and favors movement deriving from the expression of inner feeling. Students will be studying Horton, Graham, and Release techniques.
Pre-Pointe Ages: 10-16 Pre-Pointe is a pointe preparation class for students interested in dancing en pointe. Pre-Pointe is a 30-minute class that meets weekly, usually before or after the student's ballet class. The class is taken in ballet shoes. A portion of the class is spent doing foot/ankle exercises and stretches on the floor. Must take this class before moving up to en pointe. Pointe Ages: 12 and older Pointe is a ballet performed in pointe shoes where the dancer stands on their toes. Strong ballet technique and understand proper body alignment are required for Pointe dancers. The owner and lead teacher must approve the student to be en pointe.
Musical Theater Ages: 6 and older Musical Theater Class combines Ballet, Jazz, Acting and Singing. In this exciting fast paced class, students will concentrate on a New Musical Theater Style Story every 6 weeks, including Annie, Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid and many more! Each week children will train in all disciplines of musical theater and will work on acting, dance and movement, ensemble work, improvisation, characterization, background and props.