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A Note About Age Groups: Age groupings apply for Creative Movement and Pre-Ballet classes. Age groupings for all other classes are only suggested. Dancers may also be placed in classes according to skill level. For class assignment questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Creative Movement (Ages 3-5)
Designed as an introduction to dance, this class assists the very young dancer in exploring movement through music, creativity and imagination. Introduction of basic ballet vocabulary provides structure, improves coordination, and challenges the memory while creating a love of dance through imaginative games, songs, and storytelling.
Pre-Ballet (Ages 5-6)
This class introduces younger students to basic ballet vocabulary and technique in a structured, yet fun, setting. Beginning ballet concepts taught include musicality, rhythm, coordination, spatial awareness, class etiquette, and more
Ballet 1 (Ages 6-8)
The goal of this class is to impart the fundamentals of classical ballet. This class focuses on proper posture and body alignment, while also building on French terminology and musicality. Class structure and etiquette are also emphasized, and musicality and creativity are explored through both improvisation and structured combinations.
Ballet 2 (Instructor Placement)
This class reinforces the basic concepts learned in Ballet 1 while placing great attention and focus on positions of the arms, direction of the body, and increased understanding of ballet technique. Musicality will continue to be emphasized along with the memorization of French vocabulary.
Ballet 3 (Instructor Placement)
This class continues to advance the technique learned in Ballet 2 while placing great attention and focus on positions of the arms, direction of the body, and increased understanding of ballet technique. Musicality will continue to be emphasized along with the memorization of French vocabulary.
Jazz (Ages 6-8)
This jazz course is a fun, high-energy class that involves learning basic postures, stretches and fundamental movements. This class consists of a warm-up, rhythmic exercises, floor stretches, across the floor progressions and short dance combinations.
Beginner Tap (Ages 6-8)
This introduction to tap will teach students the fundamentals of tap dance. Students will engage in fun activities and exercises to develop coordination, sense of time, and rhythm. Tap terminology and short combinations will be taught during this one hour class that will encourage and grow your aspiring young tapper.
Hip Hop (Ages 8-10)
In this course students will learn the history of Hip-Hop and also the basic levels. Students will focus on learning small dance combinations as well as a full dance. They will also learn the importance of properly stretching and warming up in dance. By the end of the course, students will be able to perform a memorized Hip-Hop dance.