Tap class explores dance through the use of rhythm and sound. Dancers will begin with strengthening exercises and fundamental tap techniques that will allow them to move from basic to complex rhythms and steps. Students will explore different styles of tap from Braodway to Jazz to Hip-hop.
Contemporary is a modern-based class that includes the use of some ballet, jazz, and acrobatic movements to explore a wide range of choreography. Dancers will work on the floor, at the barre, in center, and on the mats to develop the skills necessary to perform contemporary choreography.
Ballet provides a base technique for all other styles of dance. Ballet develops strength, flexibility, coordination, and overall body control needed for all dancers. This class consists of barre exercises, center work, and combinations that move us across the room. Students will learn ballet technique and vocabulary, as well as practice ballet combinations and learn dances for performance.
Jazz is a fun class that allows students to work on combinations of jazz movements including kicks, turns, leaps, jumps, isolations, and various combinations of movements. Dancers are exposed to various styles of jazz such as broadway, pop, hip-hop and modern/lyrical jazz to help develop a well- rounded dancer. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations.
Broadway Dance is a fun class that allows the dancers' personalities to shine! Broadway Dance allows dancers to use their tap and jazz skills as they work on choreography using songs from Broadway musicals. This class is ideal for dancers who have intermediate-advanced level jazz and tap skills.
Creative Movement is a 45 minute class that exposes pre-k children to basic steps from various styles of dance while working on movements that develop a child's coordination/motor skills, strength, balance, and overall body control. Children will also develop their creativity as they improvise movements that express various ideas and themes used in class.
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Acro students will utilize mats as they work on exercises that build the strength, flexibility, agility, balance, and control needed to perform acrobatic movements. Students will be working on acrobatic movements including various rolls, cartwheels, round-offs, handstands, walkovers, and many more.