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CLASSES OFFERED

Anthony Bourdain

ACRO

Acro teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline & concentration. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique. Acro is not the typical tumbling or gymnastics class. This class is great for students looking to enhance their agility, flexibility, & strength.

BREAKING

Evolving from street dance, Breaking consists of classic B-boy and B-girl moves such as the top rock, footwork and freezes. Breaking is a popular dance style that uses a lot of personality. This class requires students to have the strength and stamina to successfully perform moves.

HIP HOP

Teaching rhythm and coordination, students will be challenged to think on their feet while enjoying a fast-paced dance class.

STRETCH & STRENGTH

This class is designed to improve a dancer's range of motion, enhance muscle flexibility and increase their level of core muscle strength. Through a variety of stretches and strengthening exercises, dancers will also increase their awareness of their own body's potential.

BALLET

Ballet is an important part of a dancer’s overall training as it is the root and foundation of all other dance forms.

In ballet class, students will be instructed on proper body placement, balance, flexibility, alignment and technique achieved both through barre and floor work.

COMBO

.  This class is developed specifically for the energy, coordination and creativity of a preschooler. Introducing ballet and jazz dance will help your child experience the magic and wonder of dance while learning new skills and technique. Combo classes focus on preparing dancers with the foundation they need to enter the more disciplined training offered in Pre/Lil level classes.

JAZZ

Jazz is a fun and energetic style that will consist of unique moves, big leaps, and multiple turns. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. To excel in jazz, dancers need a strong background in ballet as it encourages grace, balance, and muscle control. In order to enroll for this class, the dancer must also enroll in a ballet class.

TURNS & LEAPS

This class focuses specifically on turns, leaps, and other skills across the floor. Separate emphasis in just turning and leaps will complement the movements and choreography taught in jazz, contemporary and musical theatre class. In order to enroll for this class, the dancer must also enroll in a ballet class. At least one year of jazz and ballet class is also required.

BALLROOM

Learn a variety of ballroom styles and techniques including the ChaCha, Jive, Rumba, and more.  Attending ballroom class does not require you to have a partner.

CONTEMPORARY

Contemporary elements allow dancers to express a unique vision through movement. Dancers are taught choreography to help them learn how to pick up new movements quickly, express themselves, and improve their performance technique. In order to enroll for this class, the dancer must also enroll in a ballet class.

MUSICAL THEATRE

This upbeat class teaches Broadway-style choreography, show-stopping stage presence, and acting, with a focus on learning song-and-dance numbers from a variety of musical productions, past and present. In order to enroll for this class, the dancer must also enroll in a ballet class.