Dance

Dance with Me   This is the first introduction to music, song and dance.  Children are engaged in song and dance with the use of props that assist in developing both gross and fine motor skills. Starting at the beginning of the year one adult will attend the class with the child and by December, parents are weened out for the child to become more independent.

 

Toddler Dance This is the first introduction to music, song and dance.  Children are engaged in song and dance with the use of props that assist in developing both gross and fine motor skills. Unlike Dance with Me, adults will not enter the studio with the child.

Preschool Dance   This class will build and continue to assist in developing fine and gross motor skills through song and dance with various props.  Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of Ballet and Tap.

Ballet      The foundation and strength behind all dance training.  Beginning with barre, center work, adagio and petite allegro, leading to grand allegro. Students will be guided, encouraged and challenged.  Here, students will build their technical skill, confidence, and style while discovering their own artistry within the study of Ballet.

Jazz      The history of jazz dates back bringing influence from African American roots, Vaudeville, and Broadway.  Jazz today, while influenced by various eras and cultures, pays homage while constantly introducing new techniques and teachings.  Students will learn various styles and techniques while enrolled in jazz.

Tap      The complexity of rhythms and intricacy of the footwork creates a percussive sound of its own.  Students in tap will acquire knowledge from basic steps and rhythms, to counting music and using syncopation of sounds. A challenge for the mind and body, tap allows students to be their own instrument.

Hip-Hop      Originating from the lifestyle and culture in the Bronx, NY in the 70s, through Popping and Locking, B-boying/girling, and Social Dance. Students will gain knowledge and history of Hip-Hop and it's roots.  This high-energy class will encourage students to bring their own individual style and personality to each movement.

Contemporary      Influenced by Ballet, Jazz and Modern styles, Contemporary Dance allows freedom of movement and expression.  This dynamic movement portrays the world through the eyes of a dancer, exploring improvisation and self-expression.

Musical Theatre      With influence from Jazz Dance, this class will explore the Broadway style through movement and interpretation of the music as well as pantomime, body and spatial awareness!

Acrobatic Arts      This program is based on safe and effective progressions with proven results in five divisions of AcroDance: Flexibility, Strength, Balancing, Limbering and Tumbling.  Developed with input from professionals and experts in ballet, modern dance, jazz, contortion, artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, sport acrobatics, yoga, acro yoga, pilates, physiotherapy, hand balancing and more, you will not find a more comprehensive program.  Simple thoughtful progressions take the beginner preschool level dancer from log rolls and summersaults to the advanced dancer tumbling effortlessly across the stage!  

Cheer Dance     This class will focus on the basic fundamentals of cheerleading such as motion technique, jumps, and cheer dance. Students will gain knowledge of proper safety techniques, and are ensured a safe learning environment. The goal of this class is to develop healthy self esteem, teamwork, strength, stamina, flexibility and voice control. Students will be given their own pair of studio colored Poms to bring with them each week to class for COVID health safety.

Country Line Dancing   Whether you are a country music lover, are missing country night, or simply looking for something new to shake up your workout routine... THIS is the class for you! A fun way to dance socially without a partner. Young and old, men and women, athletes and couch potatoes–anyone can have a great time. Just bring your two left feet, because in line dancing there are no mistakes! If you’ve never line danced before or have only done a few classes, this is the place for you. We’ll start from the very beginning, with simple dances that teach you the basic building blocks of line dancing. Lots of practice, and we’ll teach each dance. No experience needed. You’ll get low-impact exercise as we dance to (mostly) country western music. Cowboy boots or tennis shoes, it doesn’t matter! Throw on whatever you’ve got and come join us in learning the latest country line dances, and some classics too! Drop in for $15 a class, or join us every week for just $40 a month.

Gentle Flow Yoga   Gentle Flow yoga is a slow  flow. It is a mixture of gentle stretching, strengthening movements in a sequence and connecting your breath to your movement. Awareness of your breath helps to calm the mind and helps you to move deeper into the stretch.