BALLET is the form of dance which is the basis of all dance. It teaches poise, grace and self discipline that carry on throughout life. Classical dance training develops body awareness, alignment, muscle control, grace, balance, and flexibility.
TAP is fun and exciting form of dance. With the use of tap shoes as an instrument, children learn rhythm and combinations to form a dance. We focus on sounds and intricate footwork, which is great for coordination skills.
JAZZ is a high energy form of dance that showcases a dancer's style. It is quick, energetic, and features jumps, leaps and traveling combinations wit unique moves and choreography.
HIP HOP classes are high energy classes that use the latest sounds in rap, R&B and pop music together with dynamic body movements. Very entertaining with popping and locking stalls and free attitude that is all about fun and creative expression.
LYRICAL is a combination of jazz and ballet which incorporates a variety of technical dance expression through lyrics. This is an emotional, graceful and dynamic form of dance.
POINTE is the difficult art for advanced and well dancers that have developed their ballet training to the extent of being a part of our upper level. Specific musculature in the foot, ankle and legs are mandatory to execute choreography safely. Many facets are considered by the instructor before a student can be eligible to proceed "en pointe".
ACRODANCE is a style of acrobats used specifically for dancers. It is a genre of dance which incorporates elements of gymnastics, jazz, balance, tumbling and basic contortion. Students learn Acrobatic tricks such as handstands, cartwheels, chest stands, elbow stands, walkovers and partnering poses and tricks. Trick movements are usually executed slowly to emphasize gracefulness, body lines and picturesque extensions. Acrodance offers more depth and variety to your choreography and creates a much more versatile dancer. To master Acrodance, students must develop a god foundation of strength and flexibility, this emphasis is placed on extensive conditioning, stretch and strength training. When students learning new tricks, the instructor utilizes professional spotting techniques which is necessary to ensure safety and build confidence. A beginner Acrodance student generally takes about two years to develop a strong foundation before they see great results of their hard work. Once a solid foundation is achieved it is surprising to see how confident students become while achieving their goals safely and effectively.
STRENGTH & TECHNIQUES classes give our competitive dancers the opportunity to work on their individual functional strength and detail to the precise positioning of their core, pays attention to turns and balance, and overall poise.