kid Class Descriptions

Lovebug Program

Our Lovebug Program provides parents and children with a warm and friendly environment to begin moving to music. Created for kids ages 18 months through 5 years, these classes introduce students to the joy of dance through play and instruction.

Lovebug tots (18 Months - 2.5 Years / 2.5-3.5Years)

This 30 minute class is a great way for you to connect with your young dancer while exploring movement together! Young dancers and caregivers will experience the joy of moving to music in both structured and unstructured ways while your dancer develops their motor skills, balance, flexibility, and independence.

Lovebugs Ages 3-5y

This is a drop off class where the students attend without an adult. The 45 minutes focus on the introduction of basic steps and positions in a positive and engaging environment. Some offerings focus on just one dance form such as ballet or hip hop, while others split the class time between multiple genres such as ballet and tap, or jazz and hip hop.

Lovebug ballet 3-5y

This class will focus on the introduction of ballet technique in a positive and engaging environment using imagery to explore a young dancer's imagination. Through sing and dance along music and games, your young dancer will gain confidence and learn how to express themselves through movement.

Lovebug ballet/jazz 3-5y

This class combines the styles of ballet and jazz dance to introduce your young dancer to different styles of dance. This class explores the basics of these dance styles and will help your dancer develop skills such as balance, coordination, and rhythm while gaining confidence and expressing themselves through movement.

Lovebug combo 3-5Y

This combo class divides its class time between the styles of ballet, tap, and jazz dance to introduce your young dancer to different styles of dance. This class explores the basics of these dance styles and will help your dancer develop skills such as balance, coordination, and rhythm while gaining confidence and expressing themselves through movement.

Lovebug Hip-Hop 3-5y

This class will focus on the introduction of hip hop. Students will be introduced to the basics of hip-hop dance through class work that includes floor exercise, isolation of body parts, and locomotive movement. Each class students will learn follow direction and respond to the beat and rhythm of what they are hearing with their bodies.  Movement will include floor work and footwork.

mini program

Our mini program are drop off classes where the students attend without an adult. The 45 minutes of class time are used to begin teaching the children the fundamentals of dance while working to improve coordination and rhythm. Some offerings focus on just one dance form such as ballet or hip hop, while others split the class time between two genres such as ballet and tap, or jazz and hip hop. Classes are for the ages 5-6Y.

mini Ballet 5-6Y

This class will focus on the introduction of ballet technique in a positive and engaging environment that uses imagery to explore a young dancer's imagination! This class will allow your dancer to build on their technique and learn more advanced positions while incorporating games and imagination!

mini ballet/jazz 5-6Y

This class combines the styles of ballet and jazz dance to introduce your young dancer to different styles of dance. This class explores the basics of these dance styles and will help your dancer develop skills such as balance, coordination, and rhythm while gaining confidence and expressing themselves through movement.

mini Ballet/tap 5-6Y

Class time is divided between instruction in ballet and tap. Students are taught the basic ballet positions and shown how to begin stretching and strengthening their bodies. They will be introduced to the fundamentals of ballet vocabulary through class work that includes barre work and center exercises. The tap portion of the class teaches children to use the metal taps on their shoes to make sounds and create rhythm. Basic tap dance vocabulary will be introduced. Combinations of steps will be put together and memorized.

mini Hip Hop 5-6Y

This is a fun, dynamic, and energetic class that encourages individual style while focusing on the development of rhythm and coordination. Students will be introduced to a variety of styles of hip hop for a solid foundation and will be introduced to floor work and footwork.

mini Hip Hop & Jazz 5-6Y

Class time is divided between instruction in hip hop and jazz. The hip hop portion of each class teaches children to respond to the beat and rhythm of what they are hearing with their bodies. Movement will include floor work and footwork. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of jazz dance through class work that includes floor exercise, isolation of body parts, and locomotive movement. Children will be taught a variety of basic steps.

mini Jazz 5-6Y

This class will focus on jazz technique while improving rhythm and coordination. Dancers will learn isolations as well as stationary and traveling movements while developing their strength, flexibility, musicality, and style.

mini Jazz/tap 5-6Y

This class will focus on jazz technique while improving rhythm and coordination. Dancers will learn isolations as well as stationary and traveling movements while developing their strength, flexibility, musicality, and style.

mini tap 5-6Y

This energetic class teaches the student about sound, rhythm, and syncopation. Dancers learn to use the metal taps on their shoes to make sounds and create rhythm. Basic tap dance vocabulary will be introduced. Combinations of steps will be put together at the end of each class and rhythms and footwork become more complex as the class progresses.

 

recreational Program

Our Recreational dance program provides students with a wide variety of classes in a multitude of genres. Kids can choose from ballet, jazz, hip hop, and tap. These classes focus on learning in an engaging environment where students can explore self expression through movement. Classes are divided in ages of 7-9Y, 10-12Y, and 12+Y.

Ballet 7-9Y

This class will focus on developing ballet technique, alignment, strength, flexibility, and ballet vocabulary. Students will learn proper execution of barre exercises and begin to translate their technique to the center of the room and through traveling movement.

Jazz 7-9Y

This class will focus on jazz technique while improving rhythm and coordination. Dancers will learn isolations as well as stationary and traveling movements while developing their strength, flexibility, musicality, and style.

tap 7-9Y

This energetic class teaches the student about sound, rhythm, and syncopation. Dancers learn to use the metal taps on their shoes to make sounds and create rhythm. Basic tap dance vocabulary will be introduced. Combinations of steps will be put together at the end of each class and rhythms and footwork become more complex as the class progresses.

ballet 10-12Y

This class will focus on ballet technique, developing alignment, strength, flexibility, and ballet vocabulary. Students will learn proper execution of barre exercises, as well as jumping and traveling movements building on the previous levels of ballet.

hip-hop 10-12Y

This is a fun, dynamic class that encourages individual style while focusing on the development of rhythm and coordination. Students will be taught a variety of hip hop styles for a solid foundation. There will be an emphasis on floor work, footwork, and transitions while building on concepts such as popping, locking, and breakdancing.

HIP-HOP 7-9Y

This is a fun and dynamic class that encourages individual style while focusing on the development of rhythm and coordination. Students will be introduced to floor work and footwork and will work on combining movements and transitions and will learn a variety of styles of hip hop for a solid foundation.

MODERN 7-9Y

This class will focus on basic modern dance concepts such as contract and release, weighted movement, and moving in and out of the floor. It is a wonderful way for young dancers to learn about self expression and fluidity in dance while being introduced to different modern techniques and principles in various styles such as Horton, Graham, and Limón.

musical theater 10+Y

This dance class will cover various styles of theatre dance and jazz technique while developing skills to tell a story through movement. Musical theater is a great way for your dancer to be introduced to the various styles of dance used in Broadway productions while having fun in this energetic class!

contemporary 10-12Y

This class is a wonderful way for your dancer to learn about self expression through movement and fluidity in dance. There will be and emphasis on movement quality and technique while also exploring improvisation. Elements of ballet, modern and lyrical will be incorporated.

jazz 10-12Y

This class will focus on intermediate jazz technique, musicality and coordination. Dancers will work on isolations as well as stationary and traveling movements while developing their strength, flexibility, and sass! This class allows your dancer to further develop their jazz technique while placing an emphasis on style and individuality.

 
 
Ballet 12+Y

This class will focus on advanced ballet technique, developing alignment, strength, flexibility, and ballet vocabulary. Students will learn proper execution of barre exercises, as well as jumping and traveling movements and combining movements together through seemless transitions in the ballet technique.

HIP-HOP 12+Y

This is a fun, dynamic class that encourages individual style while focusing on the development of rhythm and coordination. Students will be taught a variety of hip hop styles for a solid foundation. There will be an emphasis on floor work, footwork, and transitions while building on concepts such as popping, locking, and breakdancing.

CONTEMPORARY 12+Y

Students will be challenged with complex combinations involving a variety of movement styles and an abundance of floor work and improvisation to develop a personal movement quality. There will be a focus on expression through movement and showcasing technique. Choreography and technique will include elements of ballet, modern, and lyrical.

JAZZ 12+Y

This class will focus on more advanced jazz technique while improving rhythm and coordination. Dancers will work on isolations as well as stationary and traveling movements while developing their strength, flexibility, and sass! This class allows your dancer to develop their jazz technique while placing an emphasis on style and individuality.

JAZZ FUNK 12+Y

This class will combine elements of both jazz and hip hop to popular music for a fun, energetic, and athletic class! Dancers will develop personal style, musicality, and coordination in a fun and upbeat class.