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               Class Descriptions

Combo Ballet/Tap 1

This 45 minute class is the perfect introduction to dance for the Pre-K dancer! The class begins with 20 minutes of ballet, including a short warm-up, introduction to basic ballet terms and practice across the floor.  After a 5 minute break to grab a drink and change shoes, we continue with a 20 minute Tap class designed to introduce your dancer to basic tap steps and develop their sense of rhythm. Students will perform a Ballet & Tap dance in the recital, but will purchase a single a 2-n-1 costume.

Suggested ages: 3,4,5 (Students must be potty trained)

 

DanceNastics 1

This 60 minute class is the perfect introduction to dance & gymnastics for the child that just can’t decide between the two! The class begins with 20 minutes of ballet, including a short warm-up, introduction to basic ballet terms and practice across the floor.  We continue with a 20 minute Tap class designed to introduce your dancer to basic tap steps and develop their sense of rhythm. We then finish up in the gym learning the basic gymnastic skills on floor, beam & bars.  Students will perform a Ballet, Tap & Gymnastics in the recital, but will purchase a single a 3-n-1 costume.

Suggested ages: 3,4,5 (Students must be potty trained)

 

DanceNastics 2

This 60 minute class is the for students who were previously enrolled in DanceNastics 1 and wish to continue developing skills in all three areas of concentration. This class is 20 minutes of ballet, 20 minutes of Tap and 20 minutes in the gym.  Students will perform a Ballet, Tap & Gymnastics in the recital, but will purchase a single a 3-n-1 costume.

Suggested ages: 4,5,6 (Students must be potty trained)

 

Combo Ballet/Tap 2

This 60 minute class is designed for your 5-7 year old dancer. The class begins with 30 minutes of ballet, including stretching and barre exercises.  Students will learn proper posture and body alignment, terminology, and begin progressions across the floor.  Since the dancers are already warmed up, a quick change of shoes and they will be ready for 30 minutes of tap! Tap class designed to improve your dancer’s sense of rhythm and musicality. Students will perform a Ballet & Tap dance in the recital, but will purchase a single a 2-n-1 costume.

Suggested ages 5-7

 

Ballet/Lyrical

Lyrical is a combination of dance techniques that focuses on the emotion and feeling of the music.  Movements are more free flowing than a traditional ballet or jazz class.  Ballet technique and proper alignment are taught. Students will perform a Ballet or Lyrical dance in the recital, and will purchase a single costume for this class.

Suggested ages: Ages 8+ (Class placement by instructor)

 

Jazz/Hip Hop

Taught using popular music, this combo class offers a more free form of dance while still stressing correct posture and body alignment.  Students will learn basic jazz technique using progressions and short combinations.  Hip hop is a form of street dance that involves sharp, quick movements, isolations, and quick level changes.  This class will perform one jazz, jazz funk, or hip hop number at recital, and will purchase a single costume for this class.

Suggested ages: Ages 8+ (Class placement by instructor)

 

Tap

Tap class is designed to improve your dancer’s sense of rhythm and musicality. Students will explore the different genres of Tap from Classical Broadway to Jazz Tap and Hoofing.  Students will perform a Tap dance in the recital, and will purchase a single costume for this class.

Suggested ages: Ages 8+ (Class placement by instructor)

 

Shoes/Attire

All students should arrive with hair pulled back and secured away from face. No jewelry, food, gum, or toys. Water bottles are permitted in the dance studio.

Combo Ballet/Tap Classes

Girls - Pink full sole ballet shoes, leotard (any color), ballet pink tights and black patent tap shoes.
Boys - Black full sole ballet shoes, fitted t-shirt, shorts & black tap shoes.

Jazz/Hip Hop (all levels) –

Girls and Boys – Tan or Black slip on jazz shoe (split-sole recommended but not required)- fitted comfortable clothing - No baggy pants or shirts please

DanceNastics (all levels) –

Girls – Pink full sole ballet shoes, leotard (any color), socks and black patent tap shoes.

Boys - Black full sole ballet shoes, fitted t-shirt, shorts & black tap shoes.

 

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