Class Information

Tiny Tots 2-PREK-4

Classes introduce the young dancer to movement. There is both attention to the individual child and the child's ability to feel comfortable with a group. Students are exposed to various dance forms and styles of ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap and gymnastics.

Ages by 10/1/19

Tiny Tots 2 (ages 18 months - 2 years old) 

Pre-K 3 (age 3)

Pre-K 4 (age 4) 

Ballet/Tap 

Student will continue to enjoy expressing themselves through the art of dance in this fun and interactive class. This class is built on the basic movements learned in ballet/tap combination class but is sill appropriate for the first time dance. At this level, student will learn more challenging tap and ballet skills through imagination activities, movement games and singing. Dancers will enjoy learning basic ballet and tap terminology along with fun and engaging games.

 

Ballet/tap (ages 5-6) 

Pre Ballet/ Ballet

The study of classic movement and steps originating from the social dance of the "waltz" incorporating plie and releve in a 3/4 rhythm pattern. The dance form has European origins and teachers vary in classical, modern, and contemporary styles. Classes begin with ballet barre and include center work. 

 

Basic Ballet Steps/Vocabulary 

Ballet positions of feet and arms, Port Du Bra, Movement of feet and legs such as releve, plie, tendu, degage, battement, develop, passe, pique, pirouettes, saute, balance, etc.

 

Pre Ballet (ages 5-7)

Ballet I (ages 7+) 

(STUDENTS MOVE UP IN LEVELS AT THE INSTRUCTORS DISCRETION)

Ballet I/II, Ballet II, Ballet III/IV

 

 

Gymnastics

Floor gymnastic, common moves performed in tumbling include flips, somersaults, tucks, handstands and handsprings.

Gymnastics level 1 (ages 7+) 

(STUDENTS MOVE UP IN LEVELS AT THE INSTRUCTORS DISCRETION)

GYM I, GYM I/II, GYM II,

GYM III/IV, GYM V

 

Tiny Tumblers 

*If a child is 3 years old and approved to take the class, please check the schedule on which day 3 year olds can take it.

 

Lyrical

Based on a blend of ballet, modern and jazz techniques. The main goal of the teacher, student, choreographer, and performer is to dance to set a mood, emotion and/or feeling. The reason for the blending of the different dance genres is there are several ways to communicate mood, emotions, and feeling. Teachers have their own style and technique approach based on the blending of more or less ballet, modern jazz within their class and choreography. Student are required to take either jazz or ballet when taking lyrical. 

Younger lyrical (ages 4-7)

Lyrical B & Lyrical C (ages 7+)

(STUDENTS MOVE UP IN LEVELS AT THE INSTRUCTORS DISCRETION)

Lyrical Advanced 

Jazz

Jazz dance studies "isolations" or isolated body parts to strengthen the body as a whole. Dancers develop their musicality with exposure to various rhythm patterns such as syncopated rhythms, while learning dance steps. Jazz classes vary in styles and levels. 

Basic Jazz Steps/Vocabulary

Jazz walks, jazz runs, jazz turns, jazz leaps, jazz kicks, fan kicks, passe jumps, chasse, kick ball change, pivot step, box step, etc. 

 

 

Technique

The foundation of all dance styles and a great class for beginner or the most advanced student. It involves barre, center floor work and combinations that focus on the dancer's musicality, technique, coordination, core strength and grace.

 

 

 

Hip Hop 

Like jazz, hip hop dancing, often referred to as "street dancing" was created alongside of hip hop music. Hip hop movement includes the social dance craze of the time with includion of original techniuqes such as popping, locking, waving, ticking, tutting, breaking, and so much more! 

Hip Hop Start (ages 4-5)

Hip Hop Move (ages 6-8)

Hip Hop I (ages 9+)

(STUDENTS MOVE UP IN LEVELS AT THE INSTRUCTORS DISCRETION)

Hip Hop I/II, Hip Hop II/III, Hip Hop III/IV

Tap

Tap dance is the "dance of the feet". Special shoes are worn that hihglight the sounds of the foot can create with tap shoes. The feet serve as a musical instrument alongside the music while incorporating full body movements. 

Basic Tap Steps/Vocabulary 

step, stamp, stomp, tow tap, ball heel, flap, shuffle, ball change, cramp roll, time step 

Tap (ages 7+)

Stranger Danger & Self Defense

Children will learn how to act aware, calm, and confident; how to take charge and get help. In addition, children will learn how to set a clear and appropriate boundaries, how to stop unwanted touching and teasing and how to protect themselves from name calling and hurtful words. This program will include physicla self-defence and will begin with extensive practive in many other skills that can prevent, avoid, leave or de-escalate problems before tehy become physical. Our goal is to empower young children with the full range of skills they deserve in order to escape from emergency situation as quickly as possible. 

Stranger Danger (ages 3-6)

Stranger Danger (ages 7+)

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