Tap dancing is a technique consisting of footwork and the expression
of rhythm through sound. Our classes consist of both Broadway and
rhythm tap. Technique, clarity, combinations, and terminology are
covered in this class.
||GYMNASTICS / ACROBATICS
Gymnastics/Acrobatics is a gymnastic technique focusing on the floor
exercise. Younger acrobats will concentrate on strength conditioning,
technique, flexibility, terminology, and basic tumbling. Older acrobats
will continue strength conditioning, perfect technique, move on
to handsprings, tucks, layouts, ariels, while incorporating dance
with elite tumbling skills.
Ballet dancing is a technique consisting of discipline, movement
expression through classical music, and graceful fluidity. Younger
dancers focus on basic rhythms, creative movement, line and group
combinations, motor skills, basic terminology, and ballet positions.
Older dancers will build from this and focus on barre, turns, jumps,
leaps, footwork, flexibility, control, combinations, and extensive
Jazz dancing is a style of dance derived from modern and ballet
influences. Jazz can be tracked back to the 1920's but transforms
as time progresses. The essence of jazz is everything from the early
times all the way to pop cultures' current trends. Dancers focus
on rhythm, isolations, jazz combinations, leaps, turns, terminology
and various jazz styles.
Jazz with a twist of high energy and street style movement. The
music is usually set to popular club, rap, or house music. The latest
requested style for pre-teens, teens, and young at heart adults.
Advanced level ballet class. Dancers must be at least 12 years of
age with at least 5 years of ballet experience or permission of
instructor. Class includes ballet barre with focus of footwork,
flexibility, control, balance and strength.
Creative dance is a parent participation class that introduces young
dancers to movement and music. Parents are encouraged to take an
active role in this class, singing and dancing right along with
their young performer. Teachers encourage children to have fun as
they clap, sing, and move to music and imagine. They use scarves
and hula hoops to appreciate lightness and roundness, while learning
balance and coordination.