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COMBINATION REC CLASSES

Mommy and Me- Ages 2&3
Join our educational, and unique mommy & me class! This 45-minute class focuses on teaching young children coordination and the fundamentals of a dance class.  Mom’s (or Dad’s) will stretch, dance and move right along with their child during the class.
The benefits to a “mommy and me” class are endless! Young children will be introduced to tap, jazz and ballet dance which is great for early development.

Creative Movement- Ages 3 & 4
This 45-minute Intro to Dance class is designed to help young children build a foundation in dance vocabulary and refine and enhance specific movement skills.  They will begin to learn basic technique in Ballet, tap and even some jazz movement!

Pre-Beginner Combo- Ages 4 & 5
This class is 1 hour in length. It introduces young ones to the beginning fundamentals of Ballet, Tap, Jazz and tumbling. Students are not required to complete Creative Movement to enter this class. Class includes barre work, across the floor, center activities, stretching, and technique.

Beginner Combo I- Ages 5-7
This class is 1 hour in length. Students will continue to learn the beginning fundamentals of Ballet, Tap, Jazz and tumbling. Each class, students will further their education in several areas of dance while expanding their dance vocabulary and broadening their dance technique. Students are not required to complete Pre-Beginner to enter this class, but those who have, will transition smoothly.

Beginner Combo II- Ages 6-8
This class is 1 hour in length. Students will continue to learn the Beginning/Intermediate fundamentals of Ballet, Tap, and Jazz.  Classes may touch on other forms such as Lyrical, musical Theater, and possibly some Hip Hop.  Each class, students will further their education in several areas of dance while expanding their dance vocabulary and broadening their dance technique. Students are not required to complete Beginning Combo I to enter this class, but those who have, will transition smoothly.  This class is an excellent preparation class for students who are considering trying out for Competition
Team and/or for students who want to further their dance education and may be considering focusing on one specific style of dance in the future. Examples: Lyrical, Pointe etc.

Beginner Combo III-Ages 8-10
This class is 1 hour in length. Students will continue to learn the Intermediate fundamentals of Ballet, Tap, and Jazz.  Classes may touch on other forms such as Lyrical, musical Theater, and possibly some Hip Hop.  Each class, students will further their education in several areas of dance while expanding their dance vocabulary and broadening their dance technique. Students are not required to complete Beginning Combo I and II to enter this class, but those who have completely one or both of these classes, will transition smoothly.  This class is an excellent preparation class for students who are considering trying out for Competition Team and/or for students who want to further their dance education and may be considering focusing on one specific style of dance in the future. Examples: Lyrical, Pointe etc.

Intermediate Combo- Ages 9-13
This class is 1 hour in length. Students will continue to learn the Intermediate/Advanced fundamentals of Ballet, Tap, and Jazz.  Classes may touch on other forms such as Lyrical, musical Theater, and possibly some Hip Hop.  Each class, students will further their education in several areas of dance while expanding their dance vocabulary and broadening their dance technique. This class is for all levels, Beginner – Advanced.  Teachers work with all levels.  Basic technique will be reviewed, but class is considered an intermediate class, with all levels welcomed! Classes will also focus on Strengthening and stretching with each class beginning with a good warm-up!

Intermediate Jazz/Ballet- Ages 11-14
This class is 1 hour in length. Students will continue to learn the Intermediate fundamentals of Ballet and Jazz.  Students will begin/continue to work with Lyrical-style dance and may explore other forms such as modern and/or contemporary.  Each class, students will further their education of Jazz and Ballet while expanding their dance vocabulary and broadening their dance technique.  Classes will also focus on Strengthening and stretching with each class beginning with a good warm-up!

HIP HOP REC CLASSES

Beginner Hip Hop/Tap-Ages 6-8
This class introduces young dancers to Tap and Hip Hop fundamentals and uses age-appropriate and non-suggestive music/movements.  Students will learn basic Hip-hop moves, vocabulary and tricks and also beginning tap technique. Class will also cover some tumbling and jazz style dance as well. This class teaches rhythm, musicality, and coordination. It is an upbeat class for high-energy kids who like to move.

Beginner Hip Hop-Ages 7-9
This class introduces young dancers to Hip Hop fundamentals and uses age-appropriate and non-suggestive music/movements.  Students will learn basic Hip-hop moves, vocabulary and tricks. Class will also cover some tumbling and jazz style dance as well. This class teaches rhythm, musicality, and coordination. It is an upbeat class for high-energy kids who like to move and want to learn some fun, funky and groovy dances!!
Students will learn Hip Hop fundamentals. This class uses age-appropriate music/movements. 

Hip Hop 1-Ages 7-9
Students will continue to learn Hip Hop fundamentals and uses age-appropriate and non-suggestive music/movements.  Students will learn basic Hip-hop moves, vocabulary and tricks. Class will also cover some tumbling while incorporating basic jazz fundamental techniques such as leaps and turns. This class teaches rhythm, musicality, and coordination. It is an upbeat class for high-energy kids who want to do more than just sit and watch at the school dances.

Hip Hop 2-Ages 9-12
Students will continue to learn Hip Hop fundamentals and uses age-appropriate and non-suggestive music/movements.  Students will learn intermediate Hip-hop & street moves, vocabulary and tricks. Class will also cover some tumbling while incorporating jazz fundamental techniques such as leaps and turns. This class teaches rhythm, musicality, and coordination. This is great exercise and a fun alternative to watching TV.

Hip Hop 3-Ages 13-15
Students continue advancement in Hip Hop fundamentals.  Students will learn intermediate street moves & video dancing, vocabulary and tricks. This class teaches rhythm, musicality, and coordination while continuing education of jazz fundamental techniques such as leaps and turns. There is an added bonus of socializing in a fun environment at a socially awkward age.

Boys Hip Hop- Ages 5-8
Students will learn basic Hip-hop moves, vocabulary and tricks. Class will also cover some tumbling. This class teaches rhythm, musicality, and coordination. It is an upbeat class for high-energy kids who want to do more than just sit and watch at the school dances.

ADULT CLASSES

Adult Intermediate/Advanced Tap- Ages 16-97
This is a group of dancers who have been dancing together for years.  This class is open to new students, but is at least intermediate to advance in level.  This class’s level includes wings, pullbacks, and intricate rhythmical step patterns.

Adult & Teen Beginning Tap-Ages 15-60
Tap instruction for the clean slate. This class is for a person who has never tapped before. We will break down the basic tap steps with a repetitive technique that will have you tapping in your kitchen before you know it.

Adult Beginner/Intermediate Hip Hop Jazz-Ages 17-92
This class is 1 hour in length. All adults are welcomed! If you have never danced or have some experience and have always dreamt about trying it and/or are looking for a fun way to get some exercise, this is the class for you! These classes are upbeat, fun and a great social experience for all! Students will learn the beginner/intermediate fundamentals of Jazz and Hip Hop in a relaxing, friendly atmosphere. Flexibility, fitness, strengthening and stretching will be focused on during each class. Students will learn and/or expand their dance vocabulary technique through warm-up, stretches, across the floor and center exercises and while learning fun dance combinations. This class is for all levels, Beginner – Intermediate.  Teachers work with all levels.

Adult Intermediate/Advanced Hip Hop Jazz-Ages 17-92
This class is 1 hour in length. All adults are welcomed! If you have past experience in dance and want to continue dancing as an adult and/or want a fun way to get out and exercise, this is the class for you! These classes are upbeat, fun and a great social experience for all! Each class, students will further their education in Jazz and Hip Hop while expanding their dance vocabulary and broadening their dance technique in a relaxing, friendly atmosphere. Flexibility, fitness, strengthening and stretching will be focused on during each class. Classes will consist of an int./adv. warm-up, stretches, across the floor and center exercises and while learning fun dance combinations.  This class moves at a faster pace then the Beginner/Intermediate class and students should be comfortable with basic fundamentals of Jazz and Hip Hop.

TECHNIQUE REC CLASSES

Pointe-Ages 13-18 (by audition only)

MUSICAL THEATER CLASSES

Song & Dance-Ages 6-11
Students will learn basics in vocal technique and theater dance movement.  They will prepare a musical number to perform in a Black box theater production at the end of the session.

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