In this combination class of Ballet and Tap, students will benefit from the structure and discipline of ballet, but have a blast with the fun, energetic, rhythmic choreography of Tap! Each week the class alternates between techniques. These classes are for ages 3-9
Ballet is based on a combination of Vaganova and Cecchetti techniques. These classes include teaching body alignment and position. As a foundational dance technique, it is crucial in the development of many other styles of dance. Ages 7-17 are graded for their knowledge of terminology - in verbal, written and physical execution. Private Pointe classes are available upon request.
Break out your Jazz hands and get ready to dance it up to your favorite Show Tunes in this fun, upbeat class designed to make you feel like a Broadway star!
What should you expect?
A 15-minute warm-up consisting of stretching, body isolations and standard dance technique, followed by a series combination steps that move across the floor. Then you will learn a fun, upbeat jazz routine set to the latest Broadway hit! No experience necessary! Just come with an open mind and the determination to try your best!
Tap is a form of dance characterized by using one's shoes, as well as the floor, as a percussive instrument. As such, it is also commonly considered to be a musical form as well. Class placement is determined by the instructor.
This non-intimidating, open level class is perfect for ages 13+ who have never taken a dance class or those who used to dance and want to get back in class for fun, creative expression, and physical exercise. Ballet is based on a combination of Vaganova and Cecchetti techniques; these classes include teaching in body alignment, basic technique, and body position. Ballet is a foundational technique and is crucial to the technical development of many styles of dance. Lyrical incorporates music that evokes emotion and creative expression.
Whether you're a novice, experienced - or a somewhere in between dancer, ages 13+ experience a warm-up that will stretch your body head to toe and challenging choreography set to an inspirational song designed to explore movement in every direction.
Acrodance is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character, its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics, and its use of acrobatics in a dance context. It is a popular dance style in amateur competitive dance as well as in professional dance theater and in contemporary circus productions such as those by Cirque du Soleil. Acrodance is known by various other names including acrobatic dance and gymnastic dance, though it is most commonly referred to simply as acro by dancers and dance professionals.
This class is required to be considered for contortion lessons.