MOVING WITH JOY CLASSES – GRADES 2 TO 6
See your child’s happiness and joy as their confidence grows in our Moving with Joy classes. We create a safe space for your child, with supportive and encouraging teachers. Classes in this program will increase your child’s knowledge of dance while building up their technique, resulting in increased confidence and empowerment.
Our Fundamentals classes are combo classes ideal for a well rounded introduction to dance and is highly suggested for those who may wish to join our competition program. We also offer general classes for those who want to experience the joy of dance by focusing on one or a few particular styles.
DANCE FUNDAMENTALS I – GRADES 2-3 BALLET/TAP/JAZZ OR HIP HOP/TAP/JAZZ
In this 90 minute class your child will get to explore the world of dance. They will be introduced to 3 different styles of dance, focusing on the fundamentals of each style and continuing to build up their dance technique. Along the way your child will continue to increase their confidence. All students in Grades 2-3 are welcome in this class. You can choose between our Monday class with a focus on Ballet, Tap and Jazz or our Wednesday class with a focus on Hip Hop, Tap and Jazz. In our annual Spring Performance Monday students will perform a Ballet & Tap dance, while Tuesday students will perform a Jazz & Hip Hop dance.
DANCE FUNDAMENTALS II – GRADES 4-6 BALLET/JAZZ/TAP/LYRICAL
90 MINUTES TWICE A WEEK – MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS
In our Fundamentals II class your child’s knowledge of dance will continue to grow as they now will focus on 4 styles of dance, in this class that meets twice a week for 90 minutes. Monday’s focus is Ballet and Tap, and Wednesday’s focus is Jazz & Lyrical. All students in Grades 4 to 6 are welcome. Your child’s dance technique will continue to grow as they are introduced to lyrical for the first time, and as they mature we focus on self expression through movement.
JAZZ/TAP GRADES 4-6
This high energy class will get your child moving! Students will dance to their favorite pop songs and be introduced to Broadway songs as well. They will learn Classical Jazz, Broadway style Tap & Jazz, and also be introduced to rhythm tap styles. Your child will feel confident, will learn about rhythm & build their dance technique. For those students who participate in Musical Theatre, this class is a must, as they will build up their skills & technique so they are ready for their next audition!
HOP N’ TUMBLE GRADES K-2
Does your child love to move & groove? Then this class is for them. Your child wiIl be moving and grooving throughout this whole class! See the joy as they dance to their favorite pop songs, and are introduced to hip hop & tumbling. They will learn the basics of hip hop and safely learn tumbling skills such as forward rolls, cartwheels & more! They will love this high energy class that builds up strength and coordination. This class can also be taken in addition to our Fantastical Foundations or Fundamentals I class for a full, well rounded introduction to dance.
HIP-HOP GRADES 3+
Your child will love moving and dancing in this high energy class, set to the latest hip hop & pop music. Student’s not only learn hip hop, but improve their coordination, rhythm skills, and build up endurance in this fast paced, upbeat class.
MUSICAL THEATRE GRADES 2+
Does your child love Musical Theatre & Broadway? Then this is the class for them! They will dance to their favorite Broadway tunes while learning Broadway style jazz. For those who perform and audition for shows, this class will provide training to improve their dance skills as well, so they are prepared for their next audition. All levels are welcome! In addition, we highly recommend taking our Jazz/Tap Class!
FLIPPING FOR ACRO GRADES 2+
Is your child full of energy? Then Acro is the perfect class! It is a great way to get some of that energy out, but also build and grow lifelong skill sets. In this class, we will work on learning the basics of Acrobatic techniques, such as forward rolls, bridges, handstands and cartwheels; all based on your child’s personal skill level. Students with previous acro or gymnastics experience are welcome! What is Acro? Acro is similar to gymnastics, but we only do floorwork and we move to music, no equipment. Acro Dance classes not only work to improve your child’s coordination skills, but also have lot of strength-building properties too, as well as improving your child’s flexibility and balance!
PRODUCTION DANCE GRADES 3-12
What is a Production Dance? A high energy, theatrical dance number, that incorporates props, and different styles of music. In this class students will learn a Production dance that will open or close the Spring Performance. Allowing students of all ages & levels to work together as a team as they perform a show stopping dance! Open to all students currently enrolled in a class, and who are in grades 3 and up. Starts in December.