Class Descriptions

(Studio Classes have Dress Code and Shoe Requirements below.  In school classes require proper footwear only.  Dance attire is optional.) 

Toddler & Me Dance Classes (Not a performance group)

Toddler & Me dance classes are for children 18 months up to the age of 3 years. Music, movement, balance and the basic dance steps are introduced in a fun, friendly and positive manner. This type of class includes mom or dad or another loved one participating in the class along with the little dancer. Our teachers will keep the music and curriculum moving along while parents take an active role in encouraging, supporting and keeping the little dancer on track.  Recommended Dance Attire: non-restrictive clothing, leotards, and ballet shoes. 

Preschool Combo (ages 3-4 years)
Preschool combo class is for 3-5 year old’s and incorporates ballet, tap, and jazz technique while also encouraging self-expression and creativity. This class will participate in our December and May recital. Required dance attire: leotard, tights, ballet shoes and tap shoes.

Pre-K/Kinder Combo (ages 4-6 years)
Pre-K/Kinder class is for 4-6 year olds in Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten. This class incorporates ballet, tap, and jazz technique while also encouraging self-expression and creativity. This class will participate in our December and May recital. Required Dance attire: leotard, tights, ballet and tap shoes.

Grade Level Ballet Classes
Students in these ballet classes are students in the particular grade level intended for the class. In ballet students will learn classical ballet techniques and terminology. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work, and across-the-floor combinations. This class will participate in our December and May recital. Required dance attire: leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, and hair pulled back.

Grade Level Tap/Jazz Classes
Students in these Tap/Jazz classes are students in the particular grade level intended for the class. Students will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns including developing proper tap technique and producing clear tap sounds. Class curriculum is based on traditional jazz technique and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. This class will participate in our December and May recital. Recommended dance attire:  form fitting active wear, tan jazz shoes and black tap shoes.

Grade Level Hip Hop Classes

Students in these Hip Hop classes are students in the particular grade level intended for the class. Students will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns.  This class will participate in our December and May recital. Recommended dance attire:  form fitting active wear, tan jazz shoes and black tap shoes.

Tumble Dance Combo 1 (ages 2-4 years)
This combo class is for 2.5-5 year olds and incorporates basic tumbling with ballet dance technique while also encouraging self-expression and creativity
This is a non-recital class.  Required attire: leotard (gymnastics or dance)

Tumble Dance Combo 2 (ages 5-8 years)
This combo class is for 5-8 year olds and incorporates basic tumbling with ballet dance technique while also encouraging self-expression and creativity
This class will learn a routine for the recital at the end of the semester.  Required attire: leotard (gymnastics or dance)