Youth Class Descriptions Ages 3-8

Music & Movement Ages 3-4

New for 2017! A creative exploration of movement for young dancers.  This class introduces children to a variety of music, which inspires movement qualities to enhance their expressive abilities through dance.

Pre-Primary Ages 4-5

An imaginative and creative introduction to dance emphasizing self-expression. Utilizes music to introduce rhythm, counting and movement coordination skills.

Primary Ages 5-6

A creative introduction to the basics of ballet technique. Students gain an understanding of spatial awareness, proper etiquette, and musicality while exploring their movement potential.

Level 1-Ballet Technique Ages 7-8

Students gain a deeper knowledge of ballet vocabulary and technique while incorporating exercises and phrases aimed at conditioning the young dancer’s body.

Modern Level 1 & 2 Ages 7-10

An introductory class that explores the basic ideas of modern dance including shifting of weight and musicality. It is recommended that students also attend a weekly ballet class to supplement this dance form.

Tap Ages 4-6

New for 2017! An energetic and fun approach to the basics of tap. Musicality and rhythmic qualities are stressed during this introductory class. It is recommended that students also attend a weekly ballet class to supplement this dance form.

Tap/Jazz Ages 6-8

New for 2017! A fun, energetic introduction to the basics of tap and jazz technique. Musicality and rhythmic qualities are emphasized during this combined class. It is recommended that students also attend a weekly ballet class to supplement this dance form.

 

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