Dance Classes for Children

Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tumbling, Creative Movements, and all Boys Classes

Dance Programs for Children

Morning and Evening combo classes offered for pre-school age children including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Pom Pom and Tumbling

*NEW* this season: Home School Combo Classes

Dance Classes for Teens / Adults

Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Tumbling, Contemporary, Modern, Barre and Dance Cardio


Dance Class Descriptions

Creative Movements/Tumble Ages 2-3

Boys and Girls ages 2-3 are invited to participate in this 45 minute class. Through movement and music, dancers will develop coordination, musicality and listening skills. In order to develop independence, parents may enter class with the student but are encouraged to leave the classroom once the student is comfortable.

Ballet/Jazz/Tumble (ages 3-4)

For first year students ages 3-4. This class will explore basic ballet, jazz and tumble technique. Every class will include stretching, class etiquette, proper ballet/jazz vocabulary, rhythm, coordination and listening skills. Students will work on basic tumbling skills including forward rolls, bridges, hand stands, balance, flexibility and strength. Classes are designed to inspire self confidence, independence and creativity.

Ballet/Tap/Tumble (ages 3-4)

For first year students ages 3-4. This class will explore basic ballet, tap and tumble technique. Every class will include stretching, class etiquette, proper ballet/tap vocabulary, rhythm, coordination and listening skills. Students will work on basic tumbling skills including forward rolls, bridges, hand stands, balance, flexibility and strength. Classes are designed to inspire self confidence, independence and creativity.

Ballet/Jazz/Tumble (ages 4-5)

For students ages 4 with dance experience and new students ages 5. This class will explore basic ballet, jazz and tumble technique in more depth. Emphasis will be placed on a more extensive vocabulary and the importance of class etiquette. Every class will include stretching, rhythm, coordination and listening skills. Students will work on basic tumbling skills including forward/backward rolls, bridges, hand stands, balance, back walk overs, cartwheel, flexibility and strength. Classes are designed to inspire self confidence, independence and creativity.

Ballet/Tap/Tumble (ages 4-5)

For students ages 4 with dance experience and new students ages 5. This class will explore basic ballet, tap and tumble technique in more depth. Emphasis will be placed on a more extensive vocabulary and the importance of class etiquette. Every class will include stretching, rhythm, coordination and listening skills. Students will work on basic tumbling skills including forward/backward rolls, bridges, hand stands, balance, back walk overs, cartwheel, flexibility and strength. Classes are designed to inspire self confidence, independence and creativity.

Description of Classes for dancers ages 5-6:

Ballet/Tap/Tumble (ages 5-6)

For students ages 5 with dance experience and new students ages 6. This class will explore tap and ballet technique with more detail as well as introduce students to basic Tumble movement. Dancers will learn proper ballet, tap, and tumble terminology. Every class will include stretching, rhythm, coordination and listening skills.

Ballet/Jazz A (ages 5-6) and Ballet/Jazz B (ages 5-6)

For students ages 5-6. These classes are labeled A for our beginner dancers and B for our intermediate/advanced students. These classes will explore Jazz and Ballet technique with more detail as well as introduce beginner students to basic technique and continue our dance education for our B level dancers. Dancers will learn proper Ballet and Jazz terminology. Every class will include stretching, rhythm, coordination and listening skills.

Tap/Hip Hop A (ages 5-6) and Tap/Hip Hop B (ages 5-6)

For students ages 5-6. These classes are labeled A for our beginner dancers and B for our intermediate/advanced students. These classes will explore Tap and Hip Hop technique with more detail as well as introduce beginner students to basic technique and continue our dance education for our B level dancers. Dancers will learn proper Tap and Hip Hop terminology. Every class will include stretching, rhythm, coordination and listening skills.

Hip Hop 

An urban form of dance that evolved into a structured class. Movement is low to the ground and influenced by today’s youth culture. Hip Hop includes techniques of basic movement and combinations. These classes are designed for a student who enjoys Hip Hop dance and takes less than 3 hours weekly. No dance experience required.

Tumble

Floor tumble technique for dance and cheer. Students learn Acro tricks such as cartwheel, basic rolls, roundoff, front and back walkover, front and back handspring, back tuck and much more. The class also focuses on flexibility and core strength.

 

Description of Classes for dancers ages 7-9:

Ballet/Jazz A (ages 7-9) and Ballet/Jazz B (ages 7-9)

For students ages 7-9. These classes are labeled A for our beginner dancers and B for our intermediate/advanced students. These classes will explore Jazz and Ballet technique with more detail as well as introduce beginner students to basic technique and continue our dance education for our B level dancers. Dancers will learn proper Ballet and Jazz terminology. Every class will include stretching, rhythm, coordination and listening skills.

Tap/Hip Hop A (ages 7-9) and Tap/Hip Hop B (ages 7-9)

For students ages 5-6. These classes are labeled A for our beginner dancers and B for our intermediate/advanced students. These classes will explore Tap and Hip Hop technique with more detail as well as introduce beginner students to basic technique and continue our dance education for our B level dancers. Dancers will learn proper Tap and Hip Hop terminology. Every class will include stretching, rhythm, coordination and listening skills.

Hip Hop 

An urban form of dance that evolved into a structured class. Movement is low to the ground and influenced by today’s youth culture. Hip Hop includes techniques of basic movement and combinations. These classes are designed for a student who enjoys Hip Hop dance and takes less than 3 hours weekly. No dance experience required.

Contemporary A ages 7-9 and Contemporary B ages 7-9

A contemporary form of dance sharing some ballet technique, yet focusing on off center work, floor work, self-expression, and a deliberate use of gravity. Modern emphasizes the parallel positions of the legs.

Tumble

Floor tumble technique for dance and cheer. Students learn Acro tricks such as cartwheel, basic rolls, roundoff, front and back walkover, front and back handspring, back tuck and much more. The class also focuses on flexibility and core strength.

 

Description of our A and B Level Classes for dancers ages 10+:

These classes are for our beginner and intermediate level students. For advanced classes ages 10+ please see our advanced track class description.

Ballet classes

A classical form of technical dance characterized by proper ballet steps and poses. Steps are based on turned out positions of the legs.

Jazz classes

A form of dance based on technique, using isolations, rhythms, and contrasting movements. Steps are based on mostly parallel positions of the legs. Includes styles such as Latin, contemporary, funk, Broadway and pop.

Tap Classes

A percussive form of dance based upon the use of metal plates on leather shoes. Steps include syncopation and rhythms and can be technical or improvised.

Hip Hop 

An urban form of dance that evolved into a structured class. Movement is low to the ground and influenced by today’s youth culture. Hip Hop includes techniques of basic movement and combinations. These classes are designed for a student who enjoys Hip Hop dance and takes less than 3 hours weekly. No dance experience required.

Contemporary Classes

A contemporary form of dance sharing some ballet technique, yet focusing on off center work, floor work, self-expression, and a deliberate use of gravity. Modern emphasizes the parallel positions of the legs.

Tumble

Floor tumble technique for dance and cheer. Students learn Acro tricks such as cartwheel, basic rolls, roundoff, front and back walkover, front and back handspring, back tuck and much more. The class also focuses on flexibility and core strength.

Description of our C Level Classes for dancers ages 10+:

Ballet Classes

For experienced dancers. These classes are designed for students beginning and continuing a dedicated path in dance. Students should take more than 3 hours of dance weekly. Dance experience required. Level placement will be determined by audition.

Beginning Pointe/Pre Pointe’

For experienced dancers in ballet levels Junior and Teen. Beginning point is by teacher recommendation only.

Pointe 1-3/Advance Pointe

For experienced dancers in ballet placement will be determined by teacher.

Jazz Classes

For experienced dancers. These classes are designed for students beginning and continuing a dedicated path in dance. Dance experience required. Level placement will be determined by audition.

Tap Classes

For experienced dancers. These classes are designed for students beginning and continuing a dedicated path in dance. Dance experience required. Level placement will be determined by audition.
*Advanced Tap classes are labeled by the letter C and age on the schedule.

Hip Hop Classes

For experienced dancers. These classes are designed for students beginning and continuing a dedicated path in dance. Dance experience required. Level placement will be determined by audition.
*Advanced Tap classes are labeled by the letter C and age on the schedule.

Contemporary Classes

For experienced dancers. These classes are designed for students beginning and continuing a dedicated path in dance. Dance experience required. Level placement will be determined by audition.

Tumbling

Floor tumble technique for dance and cheer. Students learn Acro tricks such as cartwheel, basic rolls, roundoff, front and back walkover, front and back handspring, back tuck and much more. The class also focuses on flexibility and core strength.

 

Description of our Adult Classes:

Adult Barre

Using Ballet technique to stretch, strengthen and tone. This hour long class uses mats, weights, and exercise balls. Students will focus on toning core, arms, abs and legs.

 

Adult Dance & Cardio

Using various Jazz and Hip Hop technique to elevate the heart rate and burn calories. This class is a 45 minute high energy fitness class.

 

Adult Tap

This 45 minute class will focus on basic Tap technique and body conditioning.