Styles of Dance
Ballet is a formalized kind of performance dance. It is a highly technical form of dance with it's own vocabulary. It is a poised style of dance that incorporates the foundational technique for many other dance forms. This type of dancing is very hard to achieve and takes much practice to master.
Hip-Hop, or Street Dance is a class that incorporates both jazz class technique with the excitement of street and club dance moves most commonly used in music videos.
Basic tap technique is taught at all levels. The higher levels will also learn rhythmic tapping and the "hoofer style" of tap dance.
Basic pom pon technique incorporating jazz technique and progressions.
Contemporary dance is a form of dance influenced by both classical ballet and modern dance. It permits a greater range of movement that may not adhere to the strict body lines set forth by ballet technique. Many of its concepts come from modern dance, including floor work and turning in of the legs.
HIP-HOP / STREET
Basic jazz technique is designed to strengthen as well as promote flexibility. Progressions and turns will also be incorporated into the class.
Basic floor tumbling classes for Beginner through Advanced Level students.
PRE-POINTE & PRE-TEEN
This class is specifically designed for students ages 8 to 12 who are interested in working toward pointe shoes. This class is required before the student will be allowed to wear pointe shoes. Pointe shoes will not be given to any student under age 11. Emphasis is on ballet theory and muscle building.