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Dance Classes

Click on the icons below for your child's age to learn more about our programs and class offerings.

Classes for Ages 3 mos. - 5

 

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Classes for Ages 5 - 7

 

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Classes for Ages 7 - 10

 

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Classes for Ages 11 & up

 

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Classes for Adults

 

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Classes for Ages 3 - 5

 

Preschool Classes (Ages 3 - 5)

  • Preschool classes are available for little dancers.  This class is divided into Pre- Ballet/Creative Movement & Tap segments. At this level, we explore creative movement & introduce dancing in a structured environment while teaching the very basics of dance movement & language.  

Dress Code:   Girls - Pink leotard, pink tights, pink leather   

                                     ballet  shoes and white tap shoes. 

                        Boys - White tee, black sweatpants or shorts,

                                     black ballet shoes, black tap shoes.

Tuesday 4:00 - 4;45 pm      Tuition: $65/mo  

Thursday 4:55 - 5:40 pm    Tuition: $65/mo  

Saturday 9:30 - 10:15 am    Tuition: $65/mo  

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

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Move & Groove (Ages 3 & 4)

  • Move & Groove is a child's first taste of pre-hip hop. This class gets your dancer, ages 3 & 4, moving to the beats of kid-friendly music.  At this level, we explore & introduce dancing in a structured environment while teaching the very basics of hip hop..  (45 minutes)

Dress Code: comfortable clothing that is easy to move in (no jeans, skirts or dresses) and white soled sneakersTuition: 

Thursday 4;45 - 5:30 pm     Tuition: $65/mo

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

Primary Ballet & Tap Combo Classes (Ages 5-7)

  • This is the level that we begin to introduce proper ballet and tap technique along with specific terminology.  Ballet & tap classes include barre, across the floor repetition and center combinations.  We start young dancers with this combination because ballet teaches discipline and technique and tap teaches rhythm. As the level gets more advanced, class duration increases. (1 hour)

Dress Code:   Girls - Black leotard, pink tights, pink

                                     leather ballet  shoes.  

                         Boys - White tee, black sweatpants or

                                      shorts, black ballet shoes.

Tuesday 5:05 - 6:05 pm         Tuition: $76/mo

Thursday 6:30 - 7:30 pm       Tuition: $76/mo

 Saturday 10:10 - 11:10 am    Tuition: $76/mo

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

Mini Musical Theatre (Ages 5 & 6)

  • Musical Theatre dance combines songs, dialogue, acting and dancing.  We interpret the song through our ability and add all of these forms of expression into one dance.  (1 hour)

 

Dress Code:   Girls - Black leotard, tan tights, tan jazz   

                                     shoes. 

                         Boys - White tee, black sweatpants or shorts,

                                      black jazz shoes.

Tuesday 5:30 - 6:15 pm    Tuition: $65/mo

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

Mini Hip-Hop (Ages 5 & 6)

  • Mini hip-hop serves as an introduction to hip hop dance for the younger student in a relaxed setting. Using games and music, the class focuses on rhythm, musicality and basic footwork. It is a great way to get kids moving and having fun! (45 minutes - 1 hour)

Dress Code: comfortable clothing that is easy to move in (no jeans, skirts or dresses) and white soled sneakers

Tuesday 4:30 - 5:15 pm    Tuition: $65/mo

Thursday 4:45 - 5:30 pm    Tuition: $65/mo

Saturday 11:20 - 12:05 am  Tuition: $65/mo

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

 

Classes for Ages 5 - 7

 

Classes for Ages 7 - 10

Ballet

  • Ballet is fun no matter how old you are or what goals you wish to accomplish through ballet. Becoming a ballet dancer can be as simple as practicing moves in your bedroom, or as complex as becoming a major dancer in a ballet company. All ballet dancers have one thing in common: a love of the grace, beauty and discipline of ballet. 

Dress Code:   Girls - Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather   

                                     ballet  shoes.

                         Boys - White tee, black sweatpants or shorts,

                                      black ballet shoes.

Monday 4:30 - 5:30 pm       Tuition: $76/mo

Tuesday 4:55 - 5:55 pm       Tuition: $76/mo

Saturday 12:15 - 1:15 am   Tuition: $76/mo

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

Ballet

  • Ballet is fun no matter how old you are or what goals you wish to accomplish through ballet. Becoming a ballet dancer can be as simple as practicing moves in your bedroom, or as complex as becoming a major dancer in a ballet company. All ballet dancers have one thing in common: a love of the grace, beauty and discipline of ballet. (Call for more information)

Jazz

  • Jazz dance is a stylized form of dance executed to rhythmic music.  It has a strong technical base. There are many types of jazz included in our classes. We encompass musical theater, lyrical, classic, contemporary and funk.

Dress Code:   Girls - Black leotard, tan tights, tan jazz shoes. 

                         Boys - White tee, black sweatpants or shorts,

                                      black jazz shoes.

Tuesday 6:40 - 7:45 pm     Tuition: $76/mo

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

Tap

  • Tap dancing is an exciting form of dance in which dancers wear special shoes equipped with metal taps. Tap dancers use their feet like drums to create rhythmic patterns and timely beats. The term "tap dancing" is derived from the tapping sound produced when the small metal plates on the dancer's shoes touch a hard floor or surface.

 

Dress Code:   Girls - Black leotard, tan tights, tan tap shoes. 

                         Boys - White tee, black sweatpants or shorts,

                                      black tap shoes.

Monday 5;30 - 6:15 pm    Tuition: $65/mo

Tuesday 5:55 - 6:40 pm   Tuition: $65/mo

Saturday 1:15 - 2:00 pm  Tuition: $65/mo

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

Hip-Hop

  • Hip Hop is a more "street" style of dance for ages 7 and up. The movements are both age appropriate and less restricting. A dancer is encouraged to put his/her style behind the movements. It's a hit with the tweens & teens! (1hour)

Dress Code: comfortable clothing that is easy to move in (no jeans, skirts or dresses) and white soled sneakers

Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30 pm     Tuition: $76/mo

Thursday 5:30 - 6:30 pm   Tuition: $76/mo

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

Musical Theatre

  • Musical Theatre dance combines songs, dialogue, acting and dancing.  We interpret the song through our ability and add all of these forms of expression into one dance. (1hour) 

 

Dress Code:   Girls - Black leotard, tan tights, tan jazz shoes. 

                         Boys - White tee, black sweatpants or shorts,

                                      black jazz shoes.

Wednesday 4:15 - 5:15 pm   Tuition: $76/mo

Intensive Teams

  • Students who have had sufficient training and wish to have more performing opportunities can opt for a performance/intensive team.  Intensive classes are for the more serious student and is contingent upon the director's approval.  Performance/Intensive classes agree to study year round for consistency in training. (Call for more information)

 

Classes for Ages 11 & up

Ballet

  • Ballet is fun no matter how old you are or what goals you wish to accomplish through ballet. Becoming a ballet dancer can be as simple as practicing moves in your bedroom, or as complex as becoming a major dancer in a ballet company. All ballet dancers have one thing in common: a love of the grace, beauty and discipline of ballet. 

 

Dress Code:   Girls - Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather   

                                     ballet  shoes.

                         Boys - White tee, black sweatpants or shorts,

                                      black ballet shoes.

Wednesday 5:45 - 6:45 pm (Level 4)     Tuition: $76/mo

Thursday 4:15 - 5:15 pm (Level 3)           Tuition: $76/mo

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

Tap

  • Tap dancing is an exciting form of dance in which dancers wear special shoes equipped with metal taps. Tap dancers use their feet like drums to create rhythmic patterns and timely beats. The term "tap dancing" is derived from the tapping sound produced when the small metal plates on the dancer's shoes touch a hard floor or surface. 

 

Dress Code:   Girls - Black leotard, tan tights, tan tap shoes. 

                         Boys - White tee, black sweatpants or shorts,

                                      black tap shoes.

Thursday 5:15 - 6:15 pm (Level 3&4)         Tuition: $76/mo

Dress Code: Black leotard, tan tights, tan jazz shoes

Jazz

  • Jazz dance is a stylized form of dance executed to rhythmic music.  It has a strong technical base. There are many types of jazz included in our classes. We encompass musical theater, lyrical, classic, contemporary and funk. 

Dress Code:   Girls - Black leotard, tan tights, tan jazz shoes. 

                         Boys - White tee, black sweatpants or shorts,

                                      black jazz shoes.

Thursday 6:15 - 7:15 pm (Level 3)         Tuition: $76/mo

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

Hip-Hop

  • Hip Hop is a more "street" style of dance for ages 7 and up.  The movements are both age appropriate and less restricting. A dancer is encouraged to put his/her style behind the movements. It's a hit with the teens! (1 hour)

Dress Code: comfortable clothing that is easy to move in (no jeans, skirts or dresses) and white soled sneakers 

 

Tuesday 6:35 - 7:35 pm   Tuition: $76/mo 

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

Musical Theatre

  • Musical Theatre dance combines songs, dialogue, acting and dancing.  We interpret the song through our ability and add all of these forms of expression into one dance. (1 hour)

Dress Code:   Girls - Black leotard, tan tights, tan jazz shoes. 

                         Boys - White tee, black sweatpants or shorts,

                                      black jazz shoes.

Wednesday 4:15 - 5;15 pm   Tuition: $76/mo

Tuition discounts when you take multiple classes!

Intensive Teams

  • Students who have had sufficient training and wish to have more performing opportunities can opt for a performance/intensive team.  Intensive classes are for the more serious student and is contingent upon the director's approval.  Performance/Intensive classes agree to study year round for consistency in training. (Call for more information)

Classes for Adults

 

Zumba

  • Spice up your body and your exercise routine, by combining the moves of hot Latin dance with cardio exercise. Zumba® is a great way to burn fat, while firming your entire body. In this one hour class, you'll utilize dance movements, that incorporate both interval training and resistance training.  Zumba® is an exercise that you'll stick with, because of its immediate and long lasting results for both mind and body. To learn more about our Zumba® program, CLICK HERE.

Barre at Dance Images

  • Barre-based class uses a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like yoga and Pilates. The barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles) combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements.We also incorporat light handheld weights or resistance bands to bring the burn during all those reps, as well as mats for targeted core work. It' a great workout for all your "hard to target" areas.

Click above under ZUMBA for class card rates.

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