CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

 

4-5 yr Combination:   This class is a combination of Tap, Ballet and Acrobatics.  The students will learn     

                                       basic dance steps through song and music with an emphasis on  fun!

 

6-8 yr Combination:  This class is a combination of Ballet and Tap.  The students will work on basic

                                      technique.  We use song and dance as learning tools so that learning is enjoyable.

 

Inter Ballet I & Inter Tap I:  This class is for students ages 8-10.  The student will begin working on

                                                 improving their technique and more challenging steps.

 

Inter Ballet II:  This class is for students ages 10-12.  This is also a class for 1st and 2nd  year pointe

                         students. The requirements for pointe work is 3 years of ballet training and 11 years old.

 

Inter Tap II:  This class is for students ages 10-12.  Tap technique is emphasized as well as faster

                       movement of the feet.

 

Senior Tap:  This class is for students ages 13 and up.  Advanced tap technique is emphasized.

 

Adult Tap:  This class is for adults who enjoy tap as a form of dance.  It is an intermediate level.

 

Beg Jazz:  This class is for 7 years and up.  No experience required.  This class teaches the student

                    basic jazz technique. 

 

Inter Jazz I:  Must be at least 8 years old.  Next level above Beg Jazz so student will continue learning jazz

                      technique.

 

Inter Jazz II:  This class is for students ages 10-12.  The student will learn  more about jazz technique with

                       an emphasis on leaps and turns as well as combinations across the floor and dance

                       combinations incorporating  hip hop movements

 

Senior Jazz I:  This class is for ages 12-14.  The student will learn more advanced technique and use

                          them in jazz and hip hop combinations.

 

Senior Jazz II:  This class is for ages 14 and up.  This is our most advanced jazz /hip hop class.

 

Senior  Ballet I:  This class is for ages 12-14.  Heavy emphasis is placed on technique combined with the

                              learning of more advanced steps and terminology.  It is also pointe class

 

Senior Ballet II:  This class is for ages 14 and up.  It is an advanced  pointe class.

 

Ballet Showcase:  This is our most advanced pointe class.  This class is by invitation only.  Student must

                                  take Senior Ballet II also to qualify for this class.

 

Acro I:  This class is for ages 7 and up.  No experience required.  The students will learn the basic tricks in

               acrobatics.

 

Acro II:  This class requires the student to be able to do a back walkover.  Advanced tricks are taught

               including back handsprings, ariels and  tucks (front and back).