Our classes for grade school & teen students include ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern & hip hop! We offer classes early in the day for homeschoolers, as well as after school for public school students. We love beginning students and students with prior dance experience!
Our 2023-24 School Year Schedule Begins on August 14th! Enrollment for Dance Classes is open thru January.
A beginning class for students where students will learn ballet fundamentals with barre work, across the floor exercises and connecting steps & vocabulary. (This 45-minute class is best paired with the 45-minute Begin Tap class immediately before it for a well-rounded dance experience! Receive Multi-class discount when you enroll for both.)
Ballet/Lyrical (7-12yrs) & (9-14yrs)
Students work on building blocks of ballet such as posture, turnout, & movement. This is paired with lyrical dance which combines the many elements of classical ballet with those of contemporary & modern dance. Most lyrical dance pieces are performed to music with lyrics and the lyrics of the song are what the choreography of the dance is based on.
This Ballet/Modern incorporates the fundamentals of ballet with the free flowing movements of modern, in which dancers tell a story with their bodies. Many basics of ballet and modern will be covered.
Beginning Hip Hop (6-10yrs)
Students learn basic steps to contemporary funk hip-hop music as well as popular (age appropriate) songs heard on the radio. They will also learn how to count to music beats of the song in the form called "dancers eight". Class will incorporate how to stay grounded, how to initiate isolations and fluid transitions.
Hip Hop/Modern (10-14yrs)
Students will combine the basics of hip hop with the free expression modern dance. They will learn fluid isolations, how to count music, as well as how to work to remember choreography. This energetic class will teach combinations to popular hit music as well as R&B styles.
Jazz Dance (7-12yrs)
An energetic class of jazz dance as seen on TV & stage. Students are taught which muscles dancers us to make movements or create shapes. This welcomes beginners & those w/some dance experience. This 45-minute class is best paired with the 45-minute tap class just before it for a well-rounded dance experience! Receive Multi-class discount when you enroll for both.
Beginning Tap (7-12yrs)
Beginners are introduced to basic tap terms and moves, training muscles for isolated foot moves, and class routine. Emphasis is placed on the importance of rhythm & clear sounds. This 45-minute class is best paired with the 45-minute Begin Ballet class immediately after it for a well-rounded dance experience! (Receive multi-class discount on 2nd class when you enroll for both)
Great class for those with some tap experience. Students learn basic tap terms and moves, training muscles for isolated foot moves, and class routine. Emphasis is placed on the importance of rhythm & clear sounds. Take this 45-minute class back-to- back with 45 minutes of Jazz Dance immediately after for a fun & energetic dance experience! (Receive multi-class discount on 2nd class when you enroll for both)
Strength Training for Figure Skaters (8-16yrs)
Strength Training for Figure Skaters is a program that will provide figure skaters with the necessary training to build strength, confidence, and improve on-ice performance. This class includes body weight exercises, plyometrics, HIIT workouts, band resistance training, interval training, and weight training.
Students will also work on a variety of activities that will improve balance, core strength, jump technique, spiral positions, and flexibility. This is the class that will take your figure skating to the next level!