class offerings

Acrobatics (ages 5-12):  This class teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline, and concentration.  The focus will be on fundamental acrobatic technique.  Students will learn handstands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, balance and contortion tricks.  This class is great for students looking to enhance their agility, flexibility, and strength.  


Tap/Ballet Combo (ages 2-6):  A combination class divided into half ballet and half tap focusing on ballet and tap fundamentals for toddlers.  This combination class for preschool age children concentrates on the development of creative movement, coordination, and the teachings of basic ballet and tap techniques suitable for their age and ability level.

Jazz/Hip Hop Combo (ages 5-6):  A combination class divided into half jazz and half hip hop focusing on beginner movements for both dance styles.  This combination class concentrates on preparing the body for jazz technique and the basic concepts of hip hop such as musicality.
 

Ballet (ages 7 and up): A classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement.  

Tap (ages 7 and up):  A style of dance using precise rhythmic patters and foot movement.   

Jazz (ages 7 and up):  A modern style of dance characterized by high power and energy; a form of personal expression created and sustained through improvisation
Note: We recommend all dancers enrolled in Jazz take Ballet as well to improve technique and build a solid dance background.

Contemporary (intermediate and up): A style of theatrical dance that extends the limitations of classical ballet and favors movement deriving from the expression of inner feeling.  


Hip Hop (ages 7 and up):  Rhythmic movements using prearranged or improvised steps and gestures inspired by the popular culture. 


Exceptional Steps (all 7+/disabilities):  This is an exceptional class that will work with dancers who have special needs.  Instructor and certified physical therapist will work closely to develop curriculum to meet the needs of these dancers.  The class with teach tap technique as well as promote socialization, strength, and self-confidence.  Dancers will work throughout the dance year on choreography that will be performed at the annual recital.