ABOUT OUR CLASSES...
Tiny Tots: ages
2-3 years old. A combination class of creative play combined with ballet movements. As students practice,
they increase balance, large muscle coordination, listening skills and grace. This is a 30 minute class.
Pre-ballet 1: Pre-school
age (4 to 5) This class is designed for our youngest ballerinas. Students will work on strength, stretching
and balance along with beginner ballet movements. Students are not expected to show perfect ballet
technique at this age. We are trying to instill a love of ballet that will last years and hopefully your child will
want to continue their ballet education. This class is 30 minutes long.
Pre-ballet 2: Kindergarten
age (5.5 to 7). This is a building block off of Pre-ballet 1. This class is designed to prepare students for further
ballet training. This class is 30 minutes long.
Ballet - Beginning through Advanced: ages 7 and up. All ballet class taught by a graded training
system are broken down into specific levels and is based on experience. Students must master steps taught,
strength, body alignment and turn-out before advancing to the next class level. Point class is offered to students when
they have gained the correct amount of strength need to master this technique. Pointe class is by invitation only.
Lyrical - Beginning through Advanced
: ages 7 and up. This class will
blend elements of Lyrical and Modern dance, such as freedom of expression, interpretation of music, principles of fall and
recovery, control, breathing and balance. Students will be taught modern technique while being encouraged to express their
emotions and develop artistry through movement.
1: Pre-school age (4 to 5). This class is designed for our tiniest tappers. They
will learn beginning tap rhythms and steps. This class is 30 minutes long.
Kindergarten age (5.5 to 7). This is a building block off of Pre-tap 1 and prepares your child for further tap technique.
This class is 30 minutes long.
Tap - Beginning through Advanced: ages 7 and up. Tap is taught through progressive grade
levels working on agility and speed with a variety of rhythms.
Pre-Jazz/Hip Hop: class for 4-6 year olds. Broken into age groups (level
1 - 4 to 5 years and level 2 - 5.5 to 7 years). Same as the jazz/hip hop description, but presented in a fun,
structured way...just for kids. Class is 30 minutes long.
Hop (aka Jazz Funk): ages 7 and
up. Move and groove to your favorite music while learning jazz technique combined with today's hottest moves.
All jazz/hip hop classes are taught by a graded training system and is broken down into specific levels based on experience.
7 and up. A traditional type of percussive folk dance. Both traditional and current clogging styles taught.
This class is broken down into specific levels and is based on experience and skill level.
Tumbling: ages 5 to 7.Tumbling
teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle contol, discipline and concentration. Students will learn such things
rolls, cartwheels, bridges/backbends, etc.
8 & up. Acrobatics teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline & concentration. This class
will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique. Students will learn such things as handstands, chin stands, elbow stands,
cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, balance, & contortion tricks. Acro is not the typical tumbling or gymnastics class.
This class is great for students looking to enhance their agility, flexibility, & strength.
ages 8 and up. Audition required and time commitment depends on your child's team level. All competition
students are required to take Ballet and/or conditioning along with their competition dance style. About 5 competitions a
year. Auditions are in August.