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2021-2022 Fall Class Schedule       *Showing Classes with Openings Only*

 2021 Fall Classes
Pre-Ballet Series
Ballet Classes
Jazz & Tap
Hip Hop
Acrobatic Arts
Technique & Conditioning




2021 Summer Class Schedule       *July 5th - August 14th*           Schedule PDF

 2021 Summer  Classes
Pre-Ballet Series
Ballet Classes
Jazz & Tap
Hip Hop
Technique & Conditioning


Class Description
The foundation of all other forms of dance and a must for serious dancers. Students learn classical positions, barre work, center floor, leaps and turns.

Modern dance is the name for a modern concert dance genre. It is not a specific dance technique, but a collection of methods developed from modern and post-modern dance and can take on many forms. Lyrical dance is a wonderful combination of basic jazz and ballet, where students learn to stretch or snap movements and interpret the music in choreography.

This class the latest dance moves, across the floor work including kicks, turns, leaps, and dance routines.

Hip Hop
This high energy class highlights popular dance steps seen in current music videos. Music and choreography are age appropriate.

A lively, fun dance making rhythm with your feet. Excellent for coordination and fun for all ages.

A strength and conditioning class which also includes turns. This class will make you sweat!

This class incorporates mat gymnastics into dance. Students learn tumbling passes they can use to highlight dance moves.

Jumps and Turns
This class is for dancers with at least two years of experience who want to improve balance for multiple turns as well as add strength and height to their jumps.

Tiny Tots
Children are given a fun introduction to the basics of dance. This program provides a solid foundation for future success in ballet, jazz, tap, and other styles. Ballet and tap shoes along with a small bag are required for this class. Ages 3-4.

Students learn the joy of dance in our most popular combination class. Children will learn some basic tumbling skills throughout the year. We use lots of props and fun songs to peak their interest. Pre-Ballet and Tap is open to ages 4½-6.

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Dress Code
Tiny TotsPre Ballet/Tap, Kinder Ballet/Tap

Ballet I-V, Pointe


Hip Hop

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