Designed for ages 2-3 years, we will introduce the most basic concepts of dance including spatial awareness and a love for movement. This class is designed to foster independence and build self-confidence.
Designed for 4 & 5 year olds, this class combines ballet & tap into one class building on the basic technique learned in Creative Movement. At this age, we focus on spatial awareness (front, back, left, right, etc) and basic combinations to link together to make a dance. Emphasis is also placed on learning to count & listen to various types of music.
Designed for 1st-2nd gr, this is a level up from the beginner ballet/tap combination class. During this class, more difficult combinations are introduced & a more structured class beginning with ballet barre work is established. Across the floor work & center floor work are also included in all 3 subjects we cover in this class.
This class is a level up from the beginner ballet/tap/jazz for students in grades 3rd-5th. At this level, we incorporate more variety into the class while focusing on technique in each subject. Leaps, turns and more advanced sequences and combinations are introduced at this level as well.
Designed as an alternative to ballet and tap or in addition to ballet & tap; this is a combination class for ages 3- 10 years. Students will be grouped according to ability as far as the skills they will be working on. Skills include front rolls, back rolls, cartwheels, round offs, hand stands, front & back walk overs, kickovers &, eventually, handsprings. This class focuses on floor skills only.
This class is offered for grades 5 & up at the teacher’s discretion ONLY. A minimum of 3 years of ballet is required. The class is designed to use the students’ previous knowledge of ballet technique & adapt it to work on pointe.
A stand-alone class or it may be added to other classes. For gr 6 & up with 3 yrs previous ballet experience. Focus is on leaps, turns & advanced combinations. Will include barre, center floor & across the floor work.
A stand-alone class or added to other classes, we will use technique previously learned & add on to it with technique including turns, feet positions, time steps & progressions.
For grades 5 & up, this class can be a stand-alone class or it can be added to other classes. Styles included are Fosse style jazz technique, street style hiphop & other popular styles of jazz & hiphop.