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Class descriptions

* Ages are approximate and class placement will be at the teacher’s discretion.

Budding Ballerinas (ballet): A mommy and me class for our 2 year old budding ballerinas they will learn basic ballet movements and other creative movements with music.

Primary I (ballet & tap):  For dancers ages 3-4 years old with little or no dance experience. Students will learn basic ballet and tap movements and terminology in these engaging classes. 

Primary II (ballet & tap):  For dancers 5-6 years old with typically around one-two years of dance experience.  Students will increase knowledge of basic ballet and tap movements and terminology and will begin learning combinations of steps.  

Primary III (ballet, tap, jazz):  For dancers 7-8 years old with varying levels of dance experience. Students will increase knowledge of basic ballet and tap movements and terminology and will begin learning combinations of steps.  Dancers at this level begin jazz class where they will learn jazz steps, isolations, and conditioning to upbeat music.  

Level I (ballet, tap, jazz):  For dancers 8-11 years old, with varying levels of dance experience. Students should know basic movements. Emphasis will be placed on proper technique.  Dancers should be able to learn and remember short combinations and theory.  Students at this level begin training to take Cecchetti graded exams.

Level II (ballet, tap, jazz, pre-pointe / pointe):  For dancers who have passed the Grade I Cecchetti exam.  Students should know basic movements and terminology and should be ready to build on skills and technique in combinations.  Dancers at this level will be considered for beginning pointe class based on age and skill level.  Level II dancers continue training for the Grade II or Grade III Cecchetti exam.

Level III (ballet, tap, jazz, pointe):  For dancers who have passed the Grade II Cecchetti exam. Students at this level should have a working knowledge of movements and terminology in combinations.  Continued emphasis will be placed on technique and ability to remember and demonstrate steps in combinations.  Level III dancers continue pointe class and train for the Grade III Cecchetti exam.

Level IV (ballet, tap, jazz, pointe):  For dancers who have passed the Grade III Cecchetti exam. Students will continue to build on knowledge of movements, terminology, and technique in more advanced combinations. Dancers should be ready to learn combinations and choreography quickly.  Pointe class is advanced at this level and dancers train for the Grade IV Cecchetti exam.

 

Lyrical: Lyrical dance is a style of dance created by merging ballet and jazz. The style is usually danced at a faster pace than ballet but not as fast as jazz. Lyrical dancing is performed to music with lyrics to inspire movements to express strong feelings and emotions.

Hip Hop all levels: Students will learn age appropriate hip hop dance moves, terminology, and technique set to upbeat music. 

  • Bronze: For dancers ages 5-7 years old, this class teaches the basics of breaking, popping, and waacking

  • Silver: For dancers ages 8-10 years old, this class teaches breaking, popping, and waacking, in addition to freestyling, strengthening, and conditioning

  • Gold: For dancers ages 11 years old and up, this class teaches advanced breaking, popping, and waacking, in addition to freestyling, strengthening, and conditioning

  • Platinum (fall only): For dancers ages 13 years old and up, this class teaches advanced breaking, popping, and waacking, in addition to freestyling, strengthening, and conditioning