Class Descriptions

Tots in Tutus:

  • A combination class where dancers will be learning Creative Movement and Pre-Ballet!! This is a great introduction to dance for children 2-3 years old. This is not a parent-child class.
  • Ages 2-3 years old
  • *Must be 2 by September 1st

Preschool:

  • Preschool Class- Introduction to Dance. Participation and creativity are encouraged through novelty songs and dance. These classes combine the coordination and discipline with a fun preschool feel.
  • Tiny Dancers Preschool Ages: 3-4
  • Tumbling Tots and Tutus Ages: 3-4
  • *Must be 3 by September 1st 

Combo 5 & 6:

  • Combination of ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop- Introduction to movement and basic jazz and hip-hop steps, ballet and tap technique. This program helps build a child’s development and confidence. Dancers will get a feel for all styles of dance.
  • Ages: 5-6
  • *Must be 5 by September 1st

Kinder Classes:

  • Kinder classes are designed for dancers ages 5-7 who want a more specific style training instead of combo classes. Kinder classes are structured to prepare dancers for the next level in their style.
  • Ages 5-7 years old
  • *Must be 5 by September 1st

Ballet 1:

  • This class will focus on barre work and ballet technique, students will build a technical dance foundation for students new to ballet.
  • Ballet 1 Ages: 7-9
  • *Ages listed as a guide, students will be placed by level first

Ballet 2 & Teen Ballet:

  • This class focuses on the proper technique, placement, and style of classical ballet, going into great detail of the different style ballets.
  • Ballet 2 Ages: 10-12
  • Teen Ballet Ages: 13-17
  • *Ages listed as a guide, students will be placed by level first

Ballet 3 & Advanced Ballet:

  • This class will build on the foundation of dance technique and flexibility for advanced students. This class will work towards incorporating pointe work as well.
  • By Invitation Only

Tap 1:

  • This is an introduction to tap, focusing on the fundamental foot work and techniques of tap dancing and rhythm.
  • Ages 7-12
  • *Ages listed as a guide, students will be placed by level first

Tap 2 & Teen Tap:

  • This class is for teens that are beginner/intermediate tap dancers. This class will focus on the basics and fundamentals of tap with basic footwork and progressions across the floor.
  • Tap 2 Ages: 10-12
  • Teen Tap Ages: 13-17
  • *Ages listed as a guide, students will be placed by level first

Tap 3 & Advanced Tap:

  • Advanced tap goes deeper into the details of foot work and rhythm combinations along with still focusing on the technique behind the work.
  • By Invitation Only

Hip-Hop:

  • A fun street style dance that is fast moving and high energy.
  • Hip Hop 1:  Ages 7-9
  • Hip Hop 2: Ages 10-12
  • Teen Hip-Hop: Ages 13-17
  • Hip Hop 3: By Invitation Only
  • Advanced: By Invitation Only
  • *Ages listed as a guide, students will be placed by level first

Jazz:

  • Explores all styles of jazz. Students will learn isolations, combinations, turns and leaps through the utilization of various styles of jazz such as Contemporary, Lyrical, Funk, and Broadway. Class consists of Stretch and Strengthening during warm up, as well as dance combinations and progressions.
  • Jazz 1: Ages 7-9
  • Jazz 2: Ages 10-12
  • Broadway Pop: Ages 8-11
  • Teen Broadway Pop: 13-18
  • *Ages listed as a guide, students will be placed by level first

Jazz/Lyrical:

  • Explores all styles of jazz and lyrical. Students will learn isolations, combinations, turns and leaps through the utilization of various styles of jazz such as Contemporary, Lyrical, and Broadway. Class consists of Stretch and Strengthening during warm up, as well as dance combinations and progressions.
  • Lyrical/Improv: Ages 8-11 *Must be enrolled in Ballet 2*
  • Intermediate Jazz/Lyrical: By Invitation Only
  • Advanced Jazz/Lyrical: By Invitation Only
  • *Ages listed as a guide, students will be placed by level first

Modern/Contemporary:

  • Modern looks at the two different aspects of modern dance: Horton and Graham. The class will go into detail of each technique, the movement incorporated, and also some history behind the two different types. Along with Horton and Graham style, this class will teach how to use fluidity and breathing in dance.
  • Contemporary explores unconventional and fluid movement with lyrical and jazz influences. Class consists of Stretch and Strengthening during warm up, as well as dance combinations, progressions across the floor, and improvisation.  
  • Intermediate Modern: By Invitation Only
  • Advanced Modern: By Invitation Only
  • Teen Contemporary: Ages 13-17
  • Intermediate Contemporary: By Invitation Only
  • Advanced Contemporary: By Invitation Only
  • *Ages listed as a guide, students will be placed by level first

Acro:

  • Acro classes are structured to develop the coordination, strength, and flexibility needed to learn the basics of tumbling. Students will be taught to correctly perform basic tumbling skills such as forward and backward rolls, headstands, handstands, bridges and cartwheels/round-offs. Additional skills include but are not limited to walkovers, limbers, aerials, back hand springs, and other tumbling tricks. Acro-dance is combining the tumbling skills along with technical dance moves and performing them in a choreographed routine.
  • Acro 1: Ages 7-12
  • Acro 2: Ages 12-18
  • Acro 3: By Invitation Only
  • Advanced Acro: By Invitation Only
  • *Ages listed as a guide, students will be placed by level first

Technique:

  • Flexibility and strength classes are designed to enhance muscular strength and endurance, speed and agility, and improve flexibility safely with correctly technique. This class is designed to improve balance, flexibility, and core strength, as well as practice body awareness and mindfulness. The class incorporates traditional dance exercises, gymnastics conditioning, and even pilates and yoga elements. Students will work combine floorwork, barre work and progressions across the floor to achieve greater strength and flexibility with every class.
  • Teeny Technique
  • Petite Technique
  • Mini Technique
  • Teen Technique,
  • Junior Technique
  • Elite Technique
  • *The above are dance team classes, request to join must be submitted to Director

Classical Technique Workshop (NEW as of 2/22/21):

  • Students will build on their knowledge of ballet, jazz, and modern technique and strengthen their work in all styles through this intense foundations based class.
  • Advanced: Ages 13-18 

Ballroom (NEW as of 2/22/21):

  • Partners are not needed! Students will learn basic ballroom and Latin technique, advanced students and adults are encouraged to wear heels.
  • Teen: Ages 12-17
  • Intermediate: Ages 12-18
  • Advanced: Ages 13-18
  • Adult: Ages 18+ (monthly classes, check social medias for dates)

Combo:

  • Combination of Building Choreography, Stretch and Strength, and Leaps and Turns. This class is split into trimesters where students will experience each of these classes for ~3 months each.
  • Junior/Teen: Ages 12-17
  • Elite: Ages 13-18

Lil Dudes:

  • All boys beginner hip hop dance class that will focus on hip hop basics and the beginning steps of learning how to breakdance.
  • *Not offered in the 2021/2022 season
  • Ages 4-6

Adult Classes:

  • Combo– A combination class for advanced adults consisting of various jazz styles, lyrical, and hip hop.
  • Yoga– This will be a basic beginner flow style yoga class for all levels. This class introduces foundational yoga postures with intermediate/advanced adaptations available for those interested in challenging their practice. With a deep focus on breath and finding the mind/body center, you will leave feeling refreshed and grounded. *We recommend bringing your own yoga mat*
  • Tap– Learn basic tap skills, musicality, and rhythm in this fun class. Two offerings (Tuesday night and Friday morning)
  • Hip Hop-A fun, energetic class that will keep you moving and sweating while having the time of your life
  • Ballroom– Partners are welcome but not needed. Students will learn basic ballroom and Latin technique, advanced students and adults are encouraged to wear heels. (Monthly classes, see social media for dates and times)
  • Ballet– Ballet class will consist of barre, progressions, and choreography set to traditional classical music. Ballet instills good posture, carriage, musicality & poise. 
  • Ages 18+

Diamond Dancers: