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CREATIVE MOVEMENT

Creative Movement is a joyous way for young dancers to explore movement through music, develop physical skills, spark imagination and bolster creativity. Through movement, children learn about their bodies, the space around them, and each other. Creative movement activities should encourage all children to participate. Both boys and girls enjoy these classes. All children can benefit, including children with communication, sensory, developmental, or physical challenges.

  • Creative Movement is a 45 minute class designed to expand dance related motor skills for ages 2-3.
  • Creative Movement develops coordination and self-expression through simple dance movement and music.
  • This class uses a wide variety of music, props, and balancing techniques.
  • Creative movement uses body actions to communicate an image (the wind), communicate a journey (flying like butterflies) or communicate a feeling (strength, happiness).
  • Creative Movement encourages participation in a group setting teaching young dancers the importance of taking turns and working together.
  • Creative Movement develops listening and social skills in a fun, nurturing and safe environment.

BALLET & TAP COMBO CLASS AGES 3-5

This fun-filled 45-minute class is designed to introduce students to ballet and tap with an age-appropriate method of instruction.

  • Our program fosters gross motor development, listening skills, coordination, and balance.
  • Dancers work on the beginning and progressive techniques of ballet and tap.
  • Dancers work on socialization, discipline, direction and focus.
  • Dancers work on musicality, choreography and share their love of music and dance in a fun and nurturing environment.

HIPPITY HOP CLASS AGES 3-5

This 45-minute class is a fun dance form focusing on the current funky street style of dance for our youngest hip-hoppers. The dancer will learn cool routines demonstrating style and rhythm. Hippity Hop classes are age-appropriate and music is carefully selected. Dancers participate in a fun end-of-year performance.

BALLET & TAP COMBO CLASS AGES 5-8

This fun-filled 1-hour class is designed to introduce students to ballet and tap with an age-appropriate method of instruction. Dancers participate in a beautiful end-of-year performance.

  • Our program fosters gross motor development, listening skills, coordination, and balance.
  • Dancers work on the beginning and progressive techniques of ballet and tap.
  • Dancers work on socialization, discipline, direction and focus.
  • Dancers work on musicality, choreography and share their love of music and dance in a fun and nurturing environment.

JAZZ CLASS AGES 8+UP

This fun-filled 1-hour class is designed to introduce students to jazz class with an age-appropriate method of instruction. Dancers participate in a beautiful end-of-year performance

  • Dancers warm up center floor and progress in the stylized movements of jazz with across-the-floor combinations.
  • Body isolations, stretch, technique, and flexibility
  • Dancers learn rhythm, musicality, and presentation while gaining awareness of correct body placement.
  • Dancers learn choreography all while having fun with friends!

TAP AGES 8+UP

This fun-filled 1-hour class is designed to teach dancers the fundamentals of tap dancing with an age-appropriate method of instruction. Dancers participate in a beautiful end-of-year performance

  • Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sound of one’s tap shoes hitting the floor as a percussive instrument.
  • Two major variations of tap dance exist rhythm tap and broadway tap.
  • Broadway tap focuses more on the dance. It is widely performed as a part of musical theater.
  • The rhythm tap focuses more on musicality.
  • The sound is made by shoes with a metal “tap” on the heel and toe. A fun and rewarding style of dance for all ages.

BALLET CLASS AGES 7+UP

Ballet is the most beneficial form of dance for body placement and is the best foundation for all other dance forms. We do not require all students to take ballet; however, we highly recommend this very important instruction if any student wishes to improve technique and move on to more advanced levels of dance. Dancers participate in a beautiful end-of-year performance.

  • Dancers will work on terminology and technique
  • Posture and body alignment
  • Balance and coordination
  • Creative expression and confidence
  • Poise and gracefullness

HIP HOP/JAZZ AGES 6 +UP

This dance form focuses on the current funky street style of dance.

  • The dancer will learn high-energy routines demonstrating style and rhythm.
  • All of our hip-hop classes are age-appropriate and music is carefully selected for each class. Dancers participate in a beautiful end-of-year performance.

LYRICAL DANCE

This dance form focuses on the current funky street style of dance.

  • The dancer will learn high-energy routines demonstrating style and rhythm.
  • All of our hip-hop classes are age-appropriate and music is carefully selected for each class. Dancers participate in a beautiful end-of-year performance.

CONTEMPORARY DANCE

Contemporary dance is a dynamic and versatile style that breaks traditional boundaries. It combines elements from various dance forms and emphasizes individual expression. With fluid movements and innovative choreography, contemporary dance allows dancers to push their creative limits and convey unique narratives. Dancers love contemporary dance for its freedom of expression and the opportunity to explore new movement possibilities.

TECHNIQUE CLASSES  

Technique classes are focused training sessions that refine fundamental dance skills. These classes emphasize proper body alignment, control, and precision in movements. Dancers benefit from technique classes as they build a strong foundation, enhancing their overall dance abilities and preparing them to execute more complex routines with grace and precision.

CONDITIONING

Technique classes are focused training sessions that refine fundamental dance skills. These classes emphasize proper body alignment, control, and precision in movements. Dancers benefit from technique classes as they build a strong foundation, enhancing their overall dance abilities and preparing them to execute more complex routines with grace and precision.

TAE KWON DO

Tae Kwon Do is a dynamic martial art that originated in Korea. It emphasizes powerful kicks, quick strikes, and precise techniques. Practitioners of Tae Kwon Do engage in rigorous training to develop physical strength, agility, and mental discipline. Tae Kwon Do enthusiasts are drawn to the art for its focus on self-defense, personal growth, and the pursuit of achieving a strong mind-body connection.