Class Descriptions

PRESCHOOL DANCE: The primary goal of our preschool dance classes is to foster a love for dance and movement. Classes consist of ballet, creative movement, and dance fundamentals. These classes are designed to introduce body awareness, coordination, and self-expression. Designed specifically for preschool-aged dancers, these classes expose students to the fundamentals of dance while using creativity and exploration in a fun learning environment.

COMBO CLASSES: Our combo dance classes are geared for students looking to learn how to dance while also enjoying other recreational activities. Students will learn ballet and tap. These classes are designed to enhance body awareness, coordination,and self-expression. Students will become more familiar with dance vocabulary and discipline while learning in a fun, uplifting environment.

BALLET: Ballet dance classes are the foundation of all dance forms and vital in becoming a technically trained dancer. Proper body placement and alignment are emphasized. Flexibility, balance, coordination, strength, and technique are achieved through barre and center floor work. Basic ballet terminology is introduced in our novice classes and continued at a higher level throughout our most advanced classes. Our ballet faculty utilizes the Vaganova & Balanchine method's.

JAZZ: Jazz dance classes are an exciting and ever-evolving dance form that explores and encourages individual expression and the development of personal style. Jazz can be strong and powerful or expressive and lyrical. Classes include basic to advanced jazz dance technique, terminology and movement quality with an emphasis on precise execution of choreography.

TAP: Tap dance classes are an important component of traditional and contemporary dance that is often incorporated into musical theatre and other genres of dance.  Students will learn rhythmic variations and performance skills through a series of tap combinations. Novice classes will focus on basic rhythms and terminology while advanced classes will add more difficult variations to the choreography.

LYRICAL/CONTEMPORARY: Our lyrical/contemporary classes are geared for intermediate and advanced dancers who want to broaden their technique and performance skills. This class utilizes fluid movements and combinations with emotional motivation. Students will experiment with musicality, improvisation, and personal expression while learning the fundamentals of lyrical and contemporary movements.