We offer programs for both the recreational and pre-professional young dancer. All of our classes are structured and taught by a highly qualified faculty member in our state of the art facility. Your quest for the perfect Youth Dance School can end right here. Our extensive list of classes includes many types of dance and a variety of skill levels, so rest assured there’s an option that’s perfect for you. We’re constantly updating our offerings, so check back often to make sure you don’t miss out on a new dance opportunity.
This class introduces the basics of tap, ballet and creative movement in a warm and nurturing atmosphere. It is designed to encourage coordination, large motor skill development, musical awareness and listening skills. 50 minutes
Girls- Pink Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Leather Ballet Shoe, Tan Ushell Tap Shoe
Boys- Black Sweat Pants/Shorts, White Tee/Tank, Black Ballet Shoe, Black Tap Shoe
This combination class incorporates ballet, tap and jazz. Students are introduced to the basics of each style in a fun and nurturing environment. Students gain confidence while increasing their sense of rhythm, flexibility, coordination and the foundations of proper technique. 90 minutes
Girls- Pink Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Leather Ballet Shoe, Tan U-Shell Tap Shoe, Tan Jazz Gore Boot, Pink Ballet Skirt, Black Jazz Shorts/Pants
Boys- Black Sweat Pants/Shorts, White Tee/Tank, Black Ballet Shoe, Black Lace Shoe, Black Jazz Gore Boot
This class is designed to increase rhythm and dexterity. Combinations are taught exploring elements of both Broadway style tap as well as rhythm tap giving students a solid foundation for both. This class is an excellent tool for learning sound and movement. Students will further this training by learning syncopation and rhythms. Emphasis is placed on proper body placement, positioning, weight shifts, and clarity of tap sounds and rhythms. 45 minutes
Girls- Black Leotard/Tank Top, Tan Ushell Tap Shoe, Black Jazz Shorts/Leggings
Boys- Black Sweat Pants/Shorts, White or Black Fitted Tee/Tank, Black Oxford Tap Shoe
This is a classical ballet class that introduces the fundamentals in a traditional manner. Class includes barre and center work with emphasis on building a strong foundation for the dancer. Ballet is the foundation for all other disciplines of dance. It teaches balance, coordination, and flexibility, as well as style and grace. All ballet classes will be taught proper alignment, terminology, stage positions, barre work, center floor and progressions across the floor.
Girls- Black Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Leather Split Sole Ballet Shoe, Solid Pink Ballet Skirt (optional), Hair in Bun
Boys- Black Fitted Pants/Shorts, White or Black Fitted Tee/Tank, Black Ballet Shoe
This class introduces the elements of Jazz Dance. Various styles of dance fall under the discipline of jazz. All jazz classes will be schooled in traditional and contemporary styles. Classes will begin with a warm-up, followed by across-the-floor, technique and ending with a variety of choreography.
Girls- Black Leotard, Tan Jazz Gore Boot, Black Jazz Shorts/Leggings
Boys- Black Sweat Pants/Shorts, White or Black Fitted Tee/Tank, Black Jazz Gore Boot
This high-energy dance class is tailored to boys and girls who want to learn the latest urban dance steps. It includes conditioning, a warm-up, dance steps and combinations. This class is a great way to improve rhythm, coordination, and movement skills. Dancers are constantly working throughout the class on isolations, attitude and performance skills. Choreography is set to contemporary, popular songs that get the body going! Some previous jazz training is beneficial but not required. 45 minutes
Boys & Girls- All black and/or SBS attire, Black Hip Hop Sneakers
Contemporary combines ballet, modern, lyrical and jazz in a unique style of dance. Class begins with a warm-up to instill technique and increase flexibility. The second portion of the class is dedicated to learning combinations, leaps and turns. Students enrolled in Contemporary must also be enrolled in a Ballet Class. 45 minutes
Girls- Black Leotard/Tank Top, Canvas Half Soles OR Barefeet, Black Jazz Shorts/Leggings
Boys- Black Sweat Pants/Shorts, White or Black Fitted Tee/Tank, Canvas Half Soles OR Barefeet
Broadway Jazz is a theater jazz class consisting of acting and dancing, portraying a theme/character through movement. Students enrolled in Broadway Jazz must also be enrolled in a technical dance class (ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop). 45 minutes
Girls- Black Leotard/Tank Top, Black Shorts/Pants/Skirt, tan jazz gore
Boys- Black Sweat Pants/Shorts, White or Black Tee/Tank, Black Jazz Gore Boot
This class will learn Cartwheels, Rolls, Handstands, Bridges, Flexibility, Balancing, Partnering, Floorwork incorporated into jazz dance. This class will start with a warmup to increase flexibility and prepare the dancer's body for the stunts to be performed.
Girls- Black Leotard/Unitard, Black Acro Shoes, Black Jazz Shorts
Boys- Black Sweat Pants/Shorts, Black Tee/Tank, Black Acro Shoe
BY TEACHER RECOMMENDATION ONLY
This class focuses on developing the strength and technique required to dance en pointe. It encompasses a tremendous amount of ballet technique. Students enrolled in Pointe/Advanced Ballet Technique must also be enrolled in a Ballet Class. Advancement to Pointe will be soley based on teacher discretion.