Class Information:

 

Registration Begins July 8th!

 

CLASS

Descriptions

Tiny Toes 1

Ballet/Tap- Beginning dancers ages 3-4 learn basic technique and terminology in a

combination class consisting of ballet and tap.

Tiny Toes 2

Ballet/Tap- Beginning dancers ages 5-6 learn basic technique and terminology in a 

combination class consisting of ballet and tap.

Jazz- Beginning dancers ages 5-6 that are also enrolled in Tiny Toes 2 ballet/tap learn the basics of jazz, a more stylized form of dance.

Hip Hop- Beginning dancers ages 5-6 learn musicality to fun upbeat music with fast 

paced, hard hitting moves while also concentrating on improving strength.

Level 1

Ballet- Beginning dancers ages 7-8 (or 3 years previous dance experience) learn beginning-intermediate technique and terminology to gain a solid ballet foundation which is key for all other dance styles.


Jazz- Beginning dancers ages 7-8 that are also enrolled in ballet are exposed to the style of jazz while focusing on the basic technique of turns, kicks and leaps.


Hip Hop- Beginning dancers ages 7-8 learn musicality to fun upbeat music with fast paced, hard hitting moves while also concentrating on improving strength.

Level 2

Ballet- Beginning/Intermediate dancers ages 9-10 (or 2 years experience in Level 1) continue advancing their technique and terminology to gain a solid ballet foundation which is key for all other dance styles.


Jazz- Beginning/Intermediate dancers ages 9-10 (or 2 years experience in Level 1) that are also enrolled in ballet are exposed to the style of jazz while focusing on the basic technique of turns, kicks and leaps. 


Hip Hop- Beginning/Intermediate dancers ages 9-10 (or 2 years experience in Level 1 Hip Hop) learn musicality to fun upbeat music with fast paced, hard hitting moves while also concentrating on improving strength.

Level 3

Ballet- Intermediate dancers ages 11-12 (or 2 years experience in Level 2) continue advancing their technique and terminology to gain a solid ballet foundation which is key for all other dance styles.


Jazz- Intermediate dancers ages 11-12 (or 2 years experience in Level 2) that are also enrolled in ballet are exposed to the style of jazz while focusing on the basic technique of turns, kicks and leaps.


Lyrical- Intermediate dancers ages 11-12 (or 2 years experience in Level 2) learn one of the more popular current dance genres that incorporates many different styles of dance.  Dancers must also be enrolled in ballet & jazz to take this class.


Hip Hop- Intermediate dancers ages 11-12 (or 2 years experience in Level 2 Hip Hop) learn musicality to fun upbeat music with fast paced, hard hitting moves while also concentrating on improving strength.

Pre-Pro

Ballet- Advanced dancers spend an entire class devoted to mastering ballet technique that is the core of all other dance forms. This class is meant for the most dedicated students who are enrolled in multiple classes. *Only pre-approved students may register for this class otherwise students must begin in Teen or Level 3 Ballet where they can be evaluated by their instructor and recommended to move up to the pre pro level at any point during the season.


Pre-Pointe- Advanced dancers spend an entire class devoted to mastering ballet technique and preparing their feet for pointe shoes. Once the instructor feels the dancer is ready, she/he will advise the student to begin dancing on pointe. This class is meant for the most dedicated students who are also enrolled in 2 other ballet classes.

*Only pre-approved students may register for this class. Younger dancers may not be eligible for this class regardless of skill due to the effects the pointe shoe can have on their bodies. Those on the fence may require doctor’s approval. 


Jazz- Advanced dancers focus on the performance aspect of jazz dance and mastering skills with the appropriate technique.  This class is meant for the most dedicated students who are enrolled in multiple classes. Only pre-approved students may register for this class otherwise students must begin in Teen or Level 3 Jazz where they can be evaluated by their instructor and recommended to move up to the pre pro level at any point during the season.


Stretch & Strength- All level dancers ages 9+ train in specific dance conditioning exercises focusing on flexibility and strength to achieve extreme improvement and excel rapidly in their dance classes


Hip Hop- Advanced dancers learn musicality to fun upbeat music with fast paced, hard-hitting moves while also concentrating on improving strength. Only pre-approved students may register for this class otherwise students must begin in Teen or Level 3 Hip Hop where they can be evaluated by their instructor and recommended to move up to the pre pro level at any point during the season.


Contemporary- Advanced dancers learn one of the most popular current dance genres that incorporates many different styles of dance. This class is meant for the most dedicated students who are formally trained and enrolled in multiple classes. *Only pre-approved students may register for this class otherwise students must begin in Teen or Level 3 Lyrical where they can be evaluated by their instructor and recommended to move up to the pre pro level at any point during the season.


Improv- Advanced dancers learn to express emotion and perform without set choreography. Improvisation teaches dancers to freely move and embrace the true art of dance. This class is meant for the most dedicated students who are looking to challenge themselves in different styles of dance. *Only pre-approved students may register for this class. Ask an instructor for an evaluation to see if this is an appropriate class for your dancer.


Leaps & Turns- Advanced dancers spend an entire class devoted to mastering specialty leaps and turns that will help them stand out at a performance or audition. This class is meant for the most dedicated students who are looking to challenge themselves to master new tricks and skills. *Only pre-approved students may register for this class otherwise students must begin in Teen or Level 3 Jazz where they can be evaluated by their instructor and recommended to move up to the pre pro level at any point during the season.

Teen

Ballet- Beginning/Intermediate dancers ages 13+ (no previous experience required) continue advancing their technique and terminology to gain a solid ballet foundation which is key for all other dance styles. This class is best for older dancers wanting to try dance for the first time or dancers advancing from Level 3 who do not yet have the skills for the Pre Pro level.


Lyrical- Beginning/Intermediate dancers ages 13+ (no previous experience required) learn one of the more popular current dance genres that incorporates many different styles of dance.  This class is best for older dancers wanting to try dance for the first time or dancers advancing from Level 3 who do not yet have the skills for the Pre Pro level.


Hip Hop- Beginning/Intermediate dancers ages 13+ (no previous experience required) learn musicality to fun upbeat music with fast paced, hard hitting moves while also concentrating on improving strength. This class is best for older dancers wanting to try dance for the first time or dancers advancing from Level 3 who do not yet have the skills for the Pre Pro level.

Tumbling

Beginning- Beginning dancers learn to control the basic tumbling skills like handstands, backbends, arabians and more. 


Intermediate- Intermediate dancers that have already mastered a back bend from standing, back bend to standing and kick over begin learning front walkovers, back walkovers, aerials and more.


Advanced- Advanced dancers that have already mastered intermediate tumbling requirements, a front walkover, back walkover and have (or are close to having) an aerial begin attempting tricks like standing aerials, front aerials, back handsprings, front handsprings and more.

Boys

Hip Hop- Boys learn how to bust a move with confidence to fun upbeat music with fast paced, hard hitting moves while also concentrating on improving strength.

 

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