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Creative Movement (ages 2-3)

Creative Movement will run as a six week session, four times a year. You may register for one or all four sessions. The class will be held weekly and run 30 minutes. This is a great way to introduce dance basics to your little one. The class will focus on balance, flexibility, rhythm, beginner dance moves and your child's imagination. Dancers will need a basic leotard, tights (boys in sweatpants and t-shirt) and basic ballet shoes.  Parents are welcome to stay (please wear comfy clothes).

Bitty Ballet and/or Tiny Tappers (ages 3-5)

  • These 30 minute classes are best for dancers who are entering or enrolled in Preschool. Choose from ballet, tap or sign up for both. Our bitty ballet will introduce beginner ballet moves as the kids explore music, rhythm and balance. Tiny tappers will be an introduction to beginner tap moves in a creative class filled with song, dance and your childs imagination. Students will perform in one routine in the annual recital per class. One costume will be needed, as we will use the same cosutme for both bitty ballerinas and tiny tappers.

Kinder (Tap/Ballet/Jazz for ages 5-7)

  • Our Kinder classes are best suited for dancers entering Kindergarten & 1st grade. Choose your subjects: tap, ballet, jazz, a combination or all three. 
  • Each subject will run for 30 minutes, once a week. This class is designed to build on skills as we introduce new ones in a creative & positive enviroment. 
  • Dancers will perform one routine for each subject (tap/ballet/jazz) in our spring recital. One to two costumes may be necessary.
     

Single Subject Classes (ages 7 and up)

  • Ballet: Ballet is the basis for all forms of dance. It develops poise and grace as well as flexibility and control. Class includes a ballet barre, muscle warm-up and stretch, technique, body placement, balance work, turns, leaps and dance combinations.
  • Pointe/Toe: This class is at the discretion of the teacher.
  • Tap: Tap class helps to develop rhythm and coordination. Class includes a tap warm-up, tap technique, rhythmic work, turns and dance combinations.
  • Jazz: Jazz is a free style dance involving strength and technique through isolated movements. Class includes a jazz barre, muscle warm up and stretch, technique, isolations, turns, leaps and dance combinations.
  • Lyrical: Lyrical dance is a combination of ballet and jazz, available only to students who have a strong background in both. This type of dance is expresses the musical intent of the song through the emotional execution of the body. Class is at the discretion of the teacher.
  • Hip Hop: Hip Hop is a highly aerobic and expressive form of dance. This type of dance helps develop rhythm, coordination and musicality. This class is available to students going into 3rd grade, (and above) or at the discretion of the teacher.

 

  • Level 1= ages 7-9, Level 2 = ages 9-11, Level 3 =  ages 11-13 and Level 4 = ages 14+. Age categories are only one guideline in determining level. Teachers may reccommend movement to a different level outside the age category. Such reccommendations are based (but are not limited to) technical level, maturity, attendance and attitude. 
  • Level 2 will have two add on classes offered. 1/2 hour of lyrical to be taken with ballet, and/or 1/2 hour of hip hop to be taken with jazz. These are add ons only and must be taken with their cooresponding class. Separate pricing is listed for both. 
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