Classes

Creative Pre-Ballet
In Creative Pre-Ballet students learn to stretch, leap, chasse, plie, and curtsey! A fun and engaging class that encourages children to use their imaginations. Class includes the BrainDance and "dancing out", a weekly story that incorporates different dance elements. Students learn foundational steps such as chasse, balancing, leaps, hops on one foot, tip-toe walks and twirls. Social, physical and emotional skills are all strengthened by participating in Pre-Ballet.

Ballet
Ballet is a wonderful introductions to the art form. Students learn the BrainDance, five ballet positions, barre exercises such as plie, tendu and degage', center floor balancing poses, and dynamic leaps and skips, all in a fun and encouraging environment. Ballet terminology, step combinations, and partner dances are all covered during the session. Students learn a short choreographed dance to be presented to family and friends on the final day of class.

Parent-Toddler
Parent-Toddler is a fun and upbeat class where parent (or caregiver) and child learn and dance together! Class includes the BrainDance, introduction of basic dance and movement concepts, lots of fun props, parachute play, obstacle course, games and songs. Learn skills and exercises to practice at home. A great introduction to the joy of dance!

Jazz
Jazz is a high-energy, fast-paced class where students learn to dance to the beat of the music, isolate individual body parts, combine complex foot-work patterns, kick, leap, and jam! Students will stretch and strengthen their muscles during the fun warm-up, then we'll learn traveling steps and center floor combinations, including the grapevine, jazz square, pivot, chaines, and pencil turns.

Tap
This class introduces the basics of tap dancing, including articulation of different parts of the foot, combinations of sounds and rhythms, traveling steps and simple choreography. No previous experience required!

Ballet/Tap Combo
Each class includes the BrainDance and instruction in both ballet and beginning tap. Learn to shuffle, ball change, grapevine and make your own rhythms with your tap shoes! Basic ballet skills are taught during the ballet portion of each class, and creative self-expression is encouraged!

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