Our Classes

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Recreational Program

Recreational dance classes are offered to dancers of all ages and interests. Review our class list below and please speak with Ms. Barb about placement.

Intensive Dance Program

Intensive dance classes are for students taking their dance education to an intensive level by dancing multiple days a week. There are certain requirements necessary for these classes, including at least one ballet class per week. Additional rehearsals can be scheduled prior to competitions. Competition classes and Performance Teams are entered in a minimum of two competitions every year. If you are interested in participating in the Intensive Dance Program, please don't hesitate to speak with Ms. Barb or Miss Mickaela.

Dance Classes

Creative Movement

Singing, dancing and musical games. Children learn large and small motor skills while building self-esteem and group socialization skills.
Age: 3 years old

Class length: 45 minutesRequired Dress

Pre-Dance 1

This basic introduction to dance includes tap, jazz, ballet and creative dance. Pre-Dance 1 builds motor skills, coordination and self-esteem.
Age: 4 years old

Class length: 1 hourRequired Dress

Pre-Dance 2

A progression from Pre-Dance 1. Includes tap, jazz, ballet and creative dance.
Age: 5 years old

Class length: 1 hourRequired Dress

Tap

An exciting rhythm based dance form that promotes coordination, musicality and fitness. Classes consist of warm-up, tap barre, tap drills and routines.

Class lengths varyRequired Dress

Jazz

A high energy class featuring a variety of movement and styles. Classes consist of warm-up, stretching and barre exercises as well as progressions, combinations and routines.

Class lengths varyRequired Dress

Ballet

The root of all forms of dance. Ballet promotes strength, flexibility, turn-out and poise. An excellent foundation and partner to all types of dance.

Class lengths varyRequired Dress

Pointe

En pointe means "on the tip" and is a part of classical ballet technique, practiced using specially reinforced shoes called pointe shoes or toe shoes. The technique developed from the desire for dancers to appear weightless and sylph-like and has evolved to enable dancers to dance on the tips of their toes for extended periods of time.

Class length: 45 minutesRequired Dress

Lyrical

The Lyrical dance style has its primary basis in ballet, combining the many technical elements of classical ballet with the freedom, fluidity, expressiveness and airier aspects of jazz, contemporary and modern dance. It is typically considered a sub-category of jazz and/or contemporary dance. Lyrical dance is expressive, simultaneously subtle and dynamic, focused on conveying musicality and emotion through movement.

Class length: 1 hourRequired Dress

Irish Dance

Intricate footwork, traditional and modern techniques are taught in both hard and soft shoe in our Irish Dance program.

Class length: 1 hourRequired Dress

Musical Theatre

Become a triple threat! Musical Theatre combines singing, dancing and acting. A highly charged class that promotes self-esteem and builds confidence.

Class length: 1 hourRequired Dress

Hip Hop

Hip-hop dance refers to dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles notably breaking, locking, and popping.

Class length: 1 hourRequired Dress

Jazz Technique

No matter how you slice it, a dancer is not going to excel in any style without an adequate level of technique. While most consider technique to be all about steps and terminology, it can also refer to an execution of style. Jazz dance techniques of style are of the utmost importance, especially for dancers who participate in performance and/or competition. Without a stylistic flair, jazz dance quickly becomes mundane. In our jumps and turns class students will focus on technique, style and execution. There is no choreography involved, which gives students ample time to learn new skills and perfect those they already have.

Class length: 1 hourRequired Dress