Kindergarten & 1st Grade Classes
* Hip Hop requires enrollment in Jazz or Ballet.
Classical Ballet is the foundation of all dance disciplines. This class teaches posture, positions, basic steps and
proper French terminology. Exercises and movements are accompanied by classical music.
This class introduces basic sounds and steps. Students will develop listening and counting skills, and explore patterns and rhythms.
Jazz teaches body isolation, flexibility and strength. Warm-up and stretches are followed by kicks, leaps, turns, walks, runs and jumps.
Hip Hop is a fast-paced style of dance commonly seen in music videos. Current moves are taught in an age-appropriate manner to family-friendly music. Students must register for a Jazz or Ballet class in addition to Hip Hop.
This class teaches basic floor tumbling skills including rolls, cartwheels, handstands and more. The curriculum includes exercises to develop flexibility, strength and balance. Proper attention is given to injury prevention and instilling safe habits. This technique class does not perform in our annual show. Beginning/Intermediate Tumbling introduces basic skills which include forward and backward rolls, cartwheels, backbends, handstands and limbers. Intermediate/Advanced Tumbling students must have mastered basic Tumbling skills and should be working on limbers, walkovers and handsprings.