Youngest Student Classes
Fairy Tale Ballet
For our youngest dancers, Fairy Tale Ballet provides a perfect introduction to ballet. We are taking well-known fairytale stories and setting them to music and movement. Improve your toddler’s locomotor skills, balance, and coordination in this fun class that weaves together music and movement.
Boys in Motion
Improve your toddler’s locomotor skills, balance, and coordination in this fun class that weaves together music and movement. He introduces dance concepts to help kids engage in a classroom setting.
Imaginative movement activities introduce your child to musical, body, and spatial awareness while developing coordination and motor skills.
Building their basic foundation, dancers begin to explore patterns, the flow of movement, and musicality.
As a dancer’s fundamentals expand, coordination of movement and music is the focus. Students face the mirror and the teacher to build fine motor skills to prepare for more formal training.
Classical ballet terms in French are emphasized along with continuing coordination, musicality, and spatial awareness. Your child refines ballet steps and learns new ones while working on balance through fun games to strengthen and support muscle development.
Level A Technique
Classical ballet terms in French are emphasized with coordination, musicality and spatial awareness, and correct execution of basic ballet movement.
Level B Technique
A proper turnout of legs, pointing of feet, and alignment of the body is improved and understood at this fundamental level. This class increases understanding and conditioning, coordination, and musicality. Daily stretching and exercises are expected, with an increase in classes per week.
Level C Technique
Students focus is on strength, flexibility, body placement, and coordination. Mat work strengthens the core, back, legs and feet and improves flexibility. Elementary barre exercises teach proper placement of the body and legs. In the center, jumps strengthen legs and feet, while simple combinations using polka, waltz, and pas de basque improve coordination. These elements prepare your child for the continued study of ballet in the classical program.
Ballet & Tap (ages 7 – 10)
Tap dance, a style of dance in which a dancer wearing shoes fitted with heel and toe taps sounds out audible beats by rhythmically striking the floor or any other hard surface. Beginning Introduction Level. Designed for the child that loves to dance. Learn basic tap steps and beginning fundamentals of ballet along to upbeat children’s music. Routines will be worked on to showcase to the parents each session. Guaranteed to have your child coming up with a smile!
Students start training in other styles of dance, starting with Jazz. Identifying elements of jazz dance include isolations, grounded movement, syncopation, and contractions.