Classes

Baby Stars – ages 2-3:  A 45-minute introductory dance class that is unique and valuable in the dance industry. The secret to the class is that it is structured and fun!  It contains ballet and creative movement. Young dancers learn the necessary steps while learning how to follow direction and imitate movement in a positive environment.  Engaging music is used to get these little dancers inspired to dance. The use of props such as “dancing bears,” hula hoops and maracas, enables the young dancers to use their imagination, creativity and, most of all, have fun!

Ballet/Tap – ages 3-6:  An age-specific class containing ballet, tap, and creative movement.  The purpose of the class is to introduce young dancers to the these styles of dance and inspire movement and creativity within a positive environment. Dancers also learn basic steps and terminology in all three styles. For example, all dancers will learn what a “plie” is and how to demonstrate one.  The use of fun, age-appropriate music engages the young dancers’ minds and bodies. Props such as maracas for the “freeze dance” makes the end of class the most fun!

Ballet/Tap – ages 6-8:  A combination of ballet and tap basics. This class is a great introduction to rhythm, tempo, and musicality in tap while building on skills and foundations of ballet.

Hip-Hop/Flip-Flop – ages 3-5:  Do you have a dancer that never stops moving? This class is for those high energy, sassy little ones who are always ready to show off their new dance moves.  It will combine high energy hip-hop basics (only age-appropriate music and movements) with basic acrobatic and tumbling skills. This is a great addition to ballet and tap.

Ballet Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms.  It provides grace, poise, and technique needed to be proficient in all other areas of dance. Ballet classes will help dancers with posture, flexibility, fitness, balance, self-discipline, and self-confidence.

Tap:  Tap is an exciting rhythmic exercise and dance form which is enjoyable to both kids and adults.  Tap classes provide a look inside a truly American dance tradition that develops coordination, concentration, rhythm, and speed.  It also helps with math!  Repeating, reversing and counting the rhythm patterns reinforces math concepts that younger students are learning in school.

Jazz:  Jazz combines many styles and techniques from ethnic and contemporary dance, to ballet.  Rhythm, upon which all dance forms depend, is particularly integral to jazz dance which builds techniques to develop flexibility, strength, and coordination.

Hip-Hop Hip-Hop incorporates a variety of old and new urban dance styles. The dancing represents body movements that go with the beat and rhythm of hip-hop music.  Hip-hop dancing is very dynamic and helps the dancers improve flexibility, develop body balance, and coordination.

Acro Dance:  Acrobatics is the art form of using slow, controlled movements to achieve flexibility, balance, and agility.  Students learn the proper technique necessary to achieve and further develop their acrobatic skills.  This class is strictly floor work (no bars/beams).  Basic dance steps will be incorporated into this style, and more advanced dance (turns and leaps) for level 2 and 3.

Lyrical:  Lyrical dance is a dance style that blends jazz, contemporary, modern and ballet techniques. A lyrical dancer uses movement to express strong emotions such as love, joy, and other emotions most commonly interpreting the lyrics of a song. Class includes a strong ballet foundation with elements of all other styles for a broad range of expression and musicality.

Irish Dance:  Irish dance is comprised of solo and figure dances in this unique, entertaining, and beautiful style.  The class will build a strong base of skills from the very beginning to ensure precision, technique, footwork, good posture, and an appreciation of Irish music.

Voice:  A one-hour group setting singing class catered to kids ages 6 & up. You will learn about vocal warm ups, proper breathing, posture, phrasing, diction, tone training and more! You will gain confidence and learn the fundamentals of voice and reaching your full potential.  All while having the time of your life and learning to love music!  Perfect for anyone who loves to sing, is joining a choir, has auditions and more.