Classes 

Pre-Ballet (30 minutes) 

Ages 3-5 (must be toilet-trained and out of diapers)

Emphasis on creative movement and basic ballet positions and technique

 

Beginning Tap (30 minutes)

Ages 3-5 (must be toilet-trained and out of diapers)

Emphasis on learning patterns, rhythm and musicality

 

Boys Ballet & Tap (45 minutes)

Ages 5-8

Prerequisite: Pre-Ballet or Beginning Tap

Exclusively for boys, taught by a male instructor, emphasis on beginning ballet and tap technique rolled into one class

Ballet I (45 or 60 minutes)

Ages 6-8

Prerequisite: Pre-Ballet

Beginning ballet technique with emphasis on structure, focus, and active listening



​Ballet II (60 minutes)

Ages 8-11

Prerequisite: Ballet I

Continuing advancement of ballet technique with full class structure, emphasis on retaining information, learning new steps, and building on foundations learned in Ballet I

Ballet III (75 minutes)

Ages 9-18

Prerequisite: Ballet II

Intermediate to advanced level understanding of ballet technique with continued emphasis on self-correction, progressive center and phrase work, and introduction/integration of presence and style within the material 

 



Pre-Pointe/Beginning Pointe (30 minutes)

Ages 10-18

Prerequisite: Ballet III and Director's approval

Emphasis on building strength, stability, and alignment through the feet, ankles, legs, and core to support pointe work

Tap I (45 minutes)

Ages 5-7

Prerequisite: Beginning Tap

Beginning tap technique and steps with focus on various parts of the feet and basic understanding of weight bearing and shifting

 

Tap II (45 minutes)

Ages 8-11

Prerequisite: Tap I

Intermediate level understanding of tap technique and steps with emphasis on rhythmic patterns, weight-bearing and shifting, progressive movement sequences, and musicality

 

Tap III (45 minutes)

Ages 10-18

Prerequisite: Tap II

Intermediate to advanced level understanding of tap technique, steps, and movement sequences, with emphasis on style and progressive rhythmic patterns

Jazz I (60 minutes)
Ages 7-9

Prerequisites: Pre-Ballet, Ballet I

Beginning jazz technique with full class structure including stretching, strengthening, and basic jazz progressions

 

 

Jazz II (60 minutes)
Ages 9-12

Prerequisites: Jazz I

Intermediate level understanding of jazz technique with emphasis on learning new steps/skills, technique integration, and building more advanced movement sequences

Musical Theater (60 minutes)
Ages 8-18

Vocal, dance, and acting instruction combined with emphasis on performance quality, stage presence, and learning Broadway style musical numbers

 

 

 

Contemporary (60 minutes)
Ages 8-18

Prerequisite: Ballet II

Beginning contemporary technique with emphasis on body alignment, movement initiation, and basic improvisation techniques 

 

Hip Hop (60 minutes)
Ages 6-18

Beginning hip hop technique focused on building strength and stamina while breaking down popular, street-style movement with an emphasis on rhythm and musicality

Acro I (45 minutes)

Ages 5-8

Prerequisite: Pre-Ballet, Ballet I

Emphasis on building strength, stamina, and flexibility while learning basic acrobatic skills such as head stands, hand stands, rolls, bridges, and cartwheels

Acro II (45 minutes)

Ages 9-13

Prerequisite: Acro I

Continuing strength, flexibility, and body awareness and alignment, progressing to intermediate skills such as bridges, hand stands, round-offs, kick-overs, one-leg cartwheels, and shoulder stands

Acro III (45 minutes)

Ages 10-18

Prerequisite: Acro II

Strength, flexibility, and body conditioning, progressing to intermediate-advanced skills such as chest stands, hand stands, limbers, walk-overs, tinsicas, and one-hand cartwheels and incorporating acrobatic skills into choreography 

Adult Fitness (45 minutes)

Ages 13+

ReFit, cardio, and dance exercises and routines designed for the busy parent to drop in and get a great workout  in a completely judgement-free class

Age ranges and prerequisites are general recommendations and exceptions may be made with Director approval

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