Classes Description


Afrobeats

Afrobeats Dance is an energetic class takes you on a journey across Africa And the Caribbean, African dances you to the most popular Afro music hits and dances from the Ivory Coast, Congo, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and Angola. This high-energy and educational class blends Caribbean dancing with Jamaican cultural influences.

This class starts with a group stretching session and then progresses into the explanation of foundational Dancehall steps and movement. Come experience this lively blend of beats alongside traditional and contemporary movement.  


Pre-Ballet / Tap (Ages 3 – 5)

This class allows each dancer to be introduced to dance through colors, rhythms, movement, and imagery.  It is designed to develop each student social, comprehension, and teamwork skills.  Children will focus on simple ballet and tap skills/combinations.    

50 minute class without parent assistance 


Ballet / Tap I (Ages 6 – 10)

Students will develop their skills learning with an increase emphasis on ballet basics.  The structure includes center floor, ballet barre, etiquette, and terminology.  Basic tap skills across the floor with music tempos. 50 minute class 


Ballet II (Ages 11 +)

Focus on alignment, flexibility, and core exercises.  Increase of ballet terminology and barre work.  Prepare dancers for more advance movement.  50 minute class 


Hip Hop I (Ages 5 – 8) & Hip Hop II (Ages 9 +)

Hip Hop will consist of learning old and new urban styles such a basic break-dancing, popping, and locking.  Classes will encourage students to hit each beat, show their own style, and to add personality with their movements. 

Hip Hop dance requires each student to have high energy while using their upper and lower body strength. It helps with coordination, flexibility and balance.  As each dancer develop difficult skills, they will progress to the next level. Looking for an upbeat, creative, and FUN class, join HIP HOP! 50 minute class


Jazz I

Students will begin with a structured warm up to emphasize repetition and really get the dancers warm for every possible combination. They will then go through a light stretching regimen to increase flexibility.

We will work on different types of jazz styles from “sassy” jazz to musical theater to contemporary movements through the combinations taught in class. Students will also focus on some turning, leaps, and performance quality. As students progress through each level they will be advanced to the next level. 50 minute class


Jazz II

Jazz class will focus on learning proper technique such as isolations of the body, improving quality of movements and developing complex rhythms and patterns. Students will experience various styles of jazz such as Broadway and Contemporary to help develop them into a well developed dancer.

Class curriculum is based on ballet technique with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, across-the-floor, progressions, and combinations.

50 minute class


Contemporary/Lyrical (Ages 8 +)

Contemporary Lyrical is a style of movements that consist of ballet, jazz, and modern.  Students will learn improvisation. It is a very passionate class with fluid, sudden release, or abstract movements.  In your movements you will extend your finger tips and toes as if you are reaching wall to wall, flowing while balancing, or pressing down into the ground. 

There will be partnering and weight sharing exercises to help strengthen each muscle.  Students will experience telling a story with movement in every combination or routine as they express God’s love to others 50 minute class


Tap II

Tap classes are designed to develop each dancer in rhythm, coordination, and sound.  Students will learn difficult variations using the flexibility of their knees, ankles, and speed of movement. 

This class will focus on creating clear tap sounds, increasing tap technique, and having fun. As students continue, the routines will become more complex and exemplifying more personality. 50 minute class