Kids Combo: A fun introduction to the basics of dance for ages 2 to 6. This is a forty-five minute class designed to compliment the attention span of a young dancer. It introduces a combination of dance styles that could include tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, and gymnastics. The combo classes give your child a solid foundation for future success in dance.
Tumbling/Acrobatics: This class incorporates gymnastics into dance. Developing flexibility and building strength are emphasized as students learn acrobatic and tumbling skills. Classes teach balance, control and how to use their new tricks to highlight dance moves.
Tap: A lively, fun dance style where rhythmic patterns and sounds are created and executed with the feet. This class is excellent for coordination and fun for all ages. Benefits of tap dancing include increased rhythm, timing, and agility.
Hip Hop: A high energy class highlighting the popular dance steps seen in current music videos. This style combines street dance, funk, and self-expression. It is a perfect venue for creativity and provides great exercise. All music and choreography are age appropriate.
Ballet: Ballet is the foundation for all other forms of dance. It is a total body workout that requires both discipline and focus, but can also be extremely enjoyable. The basic principles of classical ballet are taught including barre work, center floor, and body placement. This is the perfect class to develop poise, grace, and confidence!
Lyrical: A fusion of classical ballet technique with modern and jazz dance. This class uses contemporary music and places emphasis on expressing yourself throught the choreography and music. Improvisation, self expression, and technique are all artistic components of lyrical dance.
Jazz: An upbeat class focusing on the latest moves, but also combining many styles and techniques. Classes include center floor work, progressions across the floor, and combinations. Students will learn kicks, turns, leaps, and flexibility. Jazz increases memory and develops movement patterns.
Musical Theater: This class brings the exciting world of Broadway to life. Students will learn how to act and move as if being in a musical. Some of the activities will consist of theater style dance, skits, acting games and musical education. Your child will become more confident and comfortable speaking, acting and dancing in front of crowds.
Adult Dance: Our adult classes are geared towards fun and constantly evolving! Tap ‘n Tone is a great work out in tap shoes – you will have a great time and get a total body workout while making rhythmic patterns with your feet. Adult ballet is an enjoyable class that helps develop technique, flexibility, and grace while also improving body tone. We are hoping to start a class specifically for seniors soon – please let us know if you are interested!