(Age 2 by Sept. 1):
Intro to dance with basic rhythms, movement and song. Students learn to follow teachers instruction while interacting in a social situation with their peers.
Pre ballet, tap and tumbling prepares children for a more formal dance training. Each focuses on strength coordination, rhythm, body control and self-esteem. Dance stories, props and various music are used to enhance creativity.
BALLET & TAP COMBINATION:
Ballet & Tap Combination is offered to school age children for versatility and knowledge of different types of dance and how they relate to each other. At this level, we teach terminology and good basic foundation to lay the ground work for a more mature interest in dance.
Jazz is high energy movement from various styles. Good technique is stressed, therefore a foundation in ballet is recommended. Music is set to upbeat popular music.
A form of dance that incorporates the interpretation of the lyrics of a song or the lyrical quality of the music. Some dance experience is necessary.
Pointe is taught to children at least 10 years of age and older with a minimum of two years of classical ballet.
Tap combines rhythmic precision and body co-ordination through intricate footwork.
Classical Ballet is suggested for children 8 years and older. It is disciplined form of ballet as taught in the Cecchetti Technique. Emphasis on body placement and terminology and music accompaniment is stressed.