Ballet/Tap Combo - These combination classes are designed for dancers 3 - 5 years of age. Basic terminology is introduced through song and dance. The atmosphere is fun, loving, and creative. The dance skills enhance physical coordination while teaching discipline and cooperation. These classes are great for building self-confidence in our youngest students.

Ballet - Ballet is the basis for all dance techniques. It is the most traditional form of dance in which classes are structured and methodical. Ballet enhances coordination, balance, flexibility and strength. The mechanics of ballet technique and its vocabulary are taught in all our ballet classes. Our class structure follows the tradition of barre and centre work.

Jazz - Jazz has a ballet emphasis designed to include a warm-up, center work, and progressive combinations across the floor. In addition, combinations accompanied by contemporary, upbeat music will be taught. Jazz helps instill rhythm and style through a teacher’s choreography. Jazz choreography changes with each piece of music so the dancer is exposed to a lot of variety in these classes.

Tap - Tap emphasizes the development and strength of tap technique and terminology highlighting the importance of rhythm and sound. The dancer wears a traditional tap shoe in class; the exact style of which to be determined by the teacher. Tap helps develop coordination and rhythm.

Lyrical - Lyrical has a ballet basis and is designed to include a warm-up, across the floor combinations, and center work. It emphasizes fluidity, emotional expression, and connection to music. It is a more controlled style of dance in which all of the movements are strong. Students need a strong background in jazz & ballet and to be of a mature age to appreciate what this class has to offer.

Pointe - Pointe has a strong ballet emphasis and is intended only for advanced ballet students. The dancer wears a specific shoe made to protect the feet while enabling her to dance on the top of her toes. To study pointe, the ballet student needs to have accomplished a certain level of technique in order to ensure the safety of her ankles and feet.

Acrobatics - Acrobatics is designed to teach and improve flexibility, strength, coordination, and agility through tumbling and floor work on mats. It begins with a warm-up which emphasizes strength building. Tumbling tricks of all levels are taught. The 3 & 4 year old classes emphasize the fun of tumbling by imitating animals and playing games on the mats which build strength and coordination.

Hip Hop - Hip Hop is the latest in street dance trends. Classes include a warm-up followed by age-appropriate dance combinations. It has upbeat, quick movements and challenges a dancer’s agility and style.

Dance Team - Dance Team will introduce and teach skills used and expected in dance teams. This class starts with a warm-up and includes jumps, turns, jazz combinations, and kick lines. It is extremely helpful in preparing students for dance teams.

Clogging - Clogging emphasizes the downbeat of the music with enthusiastic footwork. It is similar to tap and makes rhythmic tapping sounds with a specific shoe designed to hear all of the sounds. Clogging can be taught to almost any type of upbeat music. It helps coordination and agility and increases endurance.

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