Encouraging active movement, confidence and artistic expression one step at a time!
First Steps: Parent & Child Dance (1 – 3 yrs)
Move and shake with your little one! Parents and children will enjoy these 45-minute classes designed to build dance classroom etiquette, social skills and active interactions between families. Movement, balance and basic steps are introduced through the use of song, props and exciting lessons to keep young ones engaged.
Dress Code: Comfortable clothing and socks or barefoot.
Mini Ballerinas (3 – 4 yrs)
Encouraging the art of movement for beginners! Through the use of vivid imagery, stories, song and playful props, pre-school aged children will enjoy these 45-minute classes created specifically for them. Students will build upon necessary gross motor skills needed for primary dance instruction and learn to translate music to movement in a creative but effective way. Basic dance moves and concepts are introduced to encourage the love of dance for years to come.
Dress Code: Comfortable clothing that facilitates movement and socks or barefoot.
JuniorDance (4 – 5 yrs)
Let your light shine! Musical Theatre Dance 1-hour classes encourage the beauty of the theatre through Broadway-themed dance routines, exercises and performances. Theatrical vocabulary, stage presence and spoken dialogue are introduced as well. This 1-hour class relies heavily on Ballet and Jazz techniques. Students will learn classic and new Broadway dance sequences, gestures, transitions and unique choreography to improve their performance skills. Previous dance experience is encouraged. All dancers will participate in the end-of-year recital.
Dress Code: Dark, solid-colored leotard and black split-sole jazz shoes.
KinderDance (4 – 6 yrs)
Introductory Ballet, Tap and Jazz skills will be explored in this class. Combining genres of dance in a stimulating and creative way helps improve your child’s coordination, balance, spatial awareness, musicality and overall understanding of dance concepts and terminology. Beginning movements in the center, at the barre and across the floor are introduced to facilitate a well-rounded dancer experience. All dancers will participate in the end-of-year recital.
Dress Code: Pink or black leotard dress, classic pink footed tights, pink or black full-sole ballet ballet slippers and black u-shell tap shoes.
Ballet Ages 6 & up
With a strong focus on Classical Ballet technique, students will focus on improving motor skills, muscle development, proper stretching, strengthening exercises, balance and barre work with a greater emphasis on vocabulary and French terminology in this 1-hour class. Center work and positions of the arms, legs, feet and core body are further developed. All dancers will participate in the end-of-year recital.
Dress Code: Black short-sleeve scoop neck leotard, classic pink footed tights and pink split-sole ballet slippers.
Lyrical Ages 6 & up
Dress Code (Ages: 6 – 8 yrs): Leotard , footless tights and mesh half lyrical shoes or barefoot.
Dress Code (Ages: 9 – 12 yrs & Teens): Leotard, footless tights and mesh lyrical shoes.