Class Descriptions

Pre Ballet 

Ages 3-4
30 min class
This class introduces young children to dance in a gentle and nurturing environment. We use familiar games to develop coordination, rhythmic awareness and imagination. Students will use memory and focus to learn a few classical ballet positions and terms. They will also begin to understand etiquette of the ballet classroom.

Ballet 1
Ages 5-6
45 min class

For students with little or no dance experience, this class is a wonderful, gentle introduction to the world of ballet.  It will include and expand on the same lessons learned in Pre Ballet. Students will be introduced to the barre and will work on growing their understanding of classical ballet while working on coordination, focus and memory while using their imagination and having fun.

Ballet 2
Ages 6-7
45 min class

It is recommended to have previous dance training for this class but not required. Students in Ballet 2 will use what they have learned in Pre Ballet and Ballet 1 and expand on them greatly. They will work on the repetition and speed of what they have learned. Students will learn more classical ballet vocabulary; they will spend more time at the barre and will learn across the floor and center combinations.

Ballet 3
Ages 8-9
60 min class

Previous ballet training is recommended for this class but not required. Students will learn additional ballet steps and terms in this class. They will also increase their speed and repetition. They will gain strength, focus, and knowledge of ballet in this class. At the end of each semester students will be given a test on Ballet Terminology.

Ballet 4
Ages 8-9
60 min class
This is class is for students who have had previous ballet training. Students will learn additional ballet steps and terms in this class. They will also increase their speed and repetition. They will gain strength, focus, and knowledge of ballet in this class. At the end of each semester students will be given a test on Ballet Terminology.

Ballet 5
Ages 10-12
75 min class
Previous ballet training is highly recommended for this class but not required. Students will learn additional ballet steps and terms in this class. They will also increase their speed and repetition. They will gain strength, focus, and knowledge of ballet in this class. At the end of each semester students will be given a test on Ballet Terminology.

Ballet 6
Ages 10-12
75 min class
This is class is for students who have had previous ballet training. Students will learn additional ballet steps and terms in this class. They will also increase their speed and repetition. They will gain strength, focus, and knowledge of ballet in this class. At the end of each semester students will be given a test on Ballet Terminology

Ballet 7
Ages 12-15
90 min class
Previous ballet training is highly recommended for this class but not required. Students will learn additional ballet steps and terms in this class. They will also increase their speed and repetition. Students will learn more pre-pointe exercises. They will gain strength, focus, and knowledge of ballet in this class. At the end of each semester students will be given a test on Ballet Terminology.

Ballet 8 with Pointe
Ages 12-14
90 min class

This class is for students who have had several years of Ballet training and by invitation only. Some students will be put on pointe based on previous training and current ability. Students will continuing learning ballet steps and terms with increased speed, and will begin working on pointe at the barre.  They will also be tested on Ballet Terms at the end of each semester.

Ballet 9 with Pointe and Pre Pointe
Ages 15 and up
90 min class

This class is for students who have had previous Ballet training. Some students will be put on pointe based on previous training and current ability. Students will continuing learning ballet steps and terms with increased speed, and will begin working on pointe at the barre.  They will also be tested on Ballet Terms at the end of each semester.

Ballet 10 with Advanced Pointe
Ages 14 and up
90 min class

It is required to have previous training for this class and by invitation only. This is an advanced class and will include pointe work and classical ballet variations. In this class students will review everything they have learned with increased speed and repetition. Combinations will be more complicated and more strength will be needed to complete the class. Students will learn the last few steps and terms to knowing the complete repertoire of classical ballet.

Lyrical/ Contemporary 7
Ages 12-15

60 min class
This class is only for students that are taking Ballet 7 only. Lyrical dance is a dance style that combines ballet, modern and jazz that is danced to popular music with vocals. The dancer will develop an emotional connection to music and will use fluid movement and expression to tell the story of the music.

Lyrical/ Contemporary 8
Ages 12-14

60 min class
This class is only for students that are taking Ballet 8 only. Lyrical dance is a dance style that combines ballet, modern and jazz that is danced to popular music with vocals. The dancer will develop an emotional connection to music and will use fluid movement and expression to tell the story of the music.

Lyrical/ Contemporary 9
Ages 15 and up

60 min class
This class is only for students that are taking Ballet 9 only. Lyrical dance is a dance style that combines ballet, modern and jazz that is danced to popular music with vocals. The dancer will develop an emotional connection to music and will use fluid movement and expression to tell the story of the music.

Lyrical/ Contemporary 10
Ages 14 and up

60 min class
This class is only for students that are taking Ballet 10 only. Lyrical dance is a dance style that combines ballet, modern and jazz that is danced to popular music with vocals. The dancer will develop an emotional connection to music and will use fluid movement and expression to tell the story of the music.

Boy's Class 1 & 2
Ages 5-10
30 min class
No girls allowed! Mostly a Hip Hop and Breakdancing class but a little Ballet might be stuck in! This class is designed to help boys improve their sports skills through stretching, strengthening and balancing exercises. Ballet methods have in fact been used within football since the 1970s and have been proven to improve agility, coordination, dexterity, provide resistance to injury and increase speed. In this class boys will integrate dance moves with sport specific skills.

Hip Hop 1
Ages 5-6
30 min class

This class is a fun way to introduce young children to the world of dance. Students will enjoy a very fun and active class while learning coordination, rhythmic awareness and imagination.

Hip Hop 2
Ages 6-7
30 min class

No previous dance training required. Students will enjoy a very fun and active class while learning coordination, rhythmic awareness and imagination. They will build on what they learned in Hip Hop I and will start learning dance combinations.

Hip Hop 3
Ages 8-9
45 min class

No previous dance training required. This is a high-energy class that uses the latest music together with movements influenced by some of today’s video choreographers. Each class begins with isolation, stretching and strengthening exercises and ends with a fun Hip Hop combination

Hip Hop 4
Ages 8-9
45 min class

This class is for students enrolled in Ballet 4. This is a high-energy class that uses the latest music together with movements influenced by some of today’s video choreographers. Each class begins with isolation, stretching and strengthening exercises and ends with a fun Hip Hop combination

Hip Hop 5
Ages 10-12
45 min class

No previous dance training required. This is a high-energy class that uses the latest music together with movements influenced by some of today’s video choreographers. Each class begins with isolation, stretching and strengthening exercises and ends with a fun Hip Hop combination

Hip Hop 6 & 7
Ages 10-15
45 min class

This class is for students enrolled in Ballet 6 or 7. This is a high-energy class that uses the latest music together with movements influenced by some of today’s video choreographers. Each class begins with isolation, stretching and strengthening exercises and ends with a fun Hip Hop combination

Hip Hop 8,9,10 & Adult
Ages 14 and up
You must be in Levels 8,9 or 10 to take this class or be over the age of 15. This is a high-energy class that uses the latest music together with movements influenced by some of today’s video choreographers. Each class begins with isolation, stretching and strengthening exercises and ends with a fun Hip Hop combination

Youth Beginner Ballroom
Ages 8-12
45 min class

The class will consist of beginner basics in Smooth and Rhythm. Each week we will alternate between Smooth and Rhythm and learn from the ground up. Basic footwork, syllabus steps, and hip action. This class will also include some basic technique in the International Latin and International Ballroom as well to build a good foundation. Drop in fee is 25$ open for anyone even if not registered.

Adult Beginner Ballroom
Ages 13 and up
45 min class
The class will consist of beginner basics in Smooth and Rhythm. Each week we will alternate between Smooth and Rhythm and learn from the ground up. Basic footwork, syllabus steps, and hip action. This class will also include some basic technique in the International Latin and International Ballroom as well to build a good foundation. Drop in fee is 25$ open for anyone even if not registered.

 

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