Our introductory program is a wonderful way to expose young dancers to all of the main forms of dance within one class. Intro education is based on elementary aspects of the foundations of dance such as positions, body placement, skipping, balance but most of all it is intended to develop and nourish a love of the art of dance in the young child. This program is taught by experienced dance instructors. ..a 45 minute class is comprised of Ballet, and your choice of Tap, Jazz, or Tumbling. Students will perform in the year end recital in either Tap, Ballet, or Jazz.
Jazz technique explores the isolations of head, shoulders, ribs and hips. Jazz incorporates dynamic traveling progressions across the floor from jazz runs to leaps and turns. The foundation and technique developed from studying Jazz is tremendous. Dancers studying it gain coordination, control , and most of all flexibility- all of which are important in achieving splits, leaps and exciting turn sequences found in Jazz choreography. Styles that range from street Jazz to Broadway are incorporated in our program. Jazz is a favorite for all ages.
Tap class is a survey of tap dance techniques from the early soft shoe to advanced contemporary Broadway tap routines. Emphasis is on clear tap sounds, rhythm and showmanship. Tap is a dance form full of rhythm and exciting choreography. Everyone who gives Tap a try seems to love it. Our tap classes are very aggressive and challenging and continue to change with the trends. Our classes incorporate street tap, rhythm tap as well as Broadway styles. Combinations and learned and incorporated into outstanding tap choreography.
Hip Hop explores a combination of contemporary dance styles as seen on TV in music videos and in concerts by many famous recording artists and groups. Hip Hop utilizes R&B and Hip Hop music popular within the music scene today. It also is very regimented with many workout type exercises including crunches and push ups.
Musical Theater program incorporates dance movement,musicality, voice exercises, singing, ear training, and acting through monologues. It is wonderful for the outgoing child and has also proven to be helpful for the child who is more shy in nature.
This class is all tumbling and no dance. Class will consist of conditioning to build body strength, working of perfect foor, arm and chin positioning and mastering gymnastics skills. A curriculum will be followed but individual requests are welcome.