Class Descriptions

Creative Ballet (3-4 years):

 A fun yet planned out class will be given. The children will stretch, learn basic positions and movement, use small and big movements both with the instructor and creatively, and finish up with Grand Jetes.

Dress code: Any color leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes. Ballet skirts are permitted. Hair pulled back in a ponytail, braid, or bun. Must wear ballet shoes. No socks or tights without ballet shoes.

Pre Ballet (4-5 years): 

This class is a step up from Creative ballet. It will consist of more structure, more positions and movements, an organized across the floor, learning of classical ballet music, learning music tempos, and ending in Grand Jetes.

Dress Code: Any color leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes. Ballet skirts are permitted. Hair pulled back in a ponytail, braid, or bun. Must wear ballet shoes. No socks or tights without ballet shoes.

Jazz/Salsa (4-7 years):

 A fun creative jazz & salsa combo class which includes stretching, beginning jazz movements, salsa basics steps and coordination all done to music they love.

Dress Code: Dance or exercise wear with tan jazz shoes. Hair must be pulled back in a ponytail or braid

Hip Hop I (5-7 yrs)

This class starts with a fun up beat warm-up, including basic isolation and hip hop movement. Stretching will be included as well as across the floor and little combinations.
Dress Code: Black tights, jazz pants, or jazz shorts and any color leotard. Black Jazz shoes or dance sneaker. Hair must be pulled back in a ponytail or braid.

Ballet/Tap (5-7 years):

This class starts with ballet stretch, movement and positions for 25 minutes and then switches to basic tap for 20 minutes. A great class for kids who want to try both dance styles.

Dress Code: Lilac or light purple color ballet leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes. Ballet skirts are permitted. Black tap shoes. Hair pulled back in a ponytail, braid, or bun. Must wear ballet shoes. No Socks or tights without ballet shoes

Hip Hop II (7-10 yrs): 

Students will enjoy this fun upbeat class. A center warm-up, isolations, stretching, hip hop movements and combinations will be given.

Dress Code: Black tights, jazz pants, or jazz shorts and any color leotard. Black Jazz or dance sneaker. Hair must be pulled back in a ponytail or braid.

 

Ballet for K/I (5-7 years): 

Students in this class will start using the barre for a few ballet warm-up exercises. Class will begin at the barre, then floor stretches, center technique, across the floor, leaps, and one classical free movement song.

Dress Code: Lilac or light purple color ballet leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes. Ballet skirts are permitted. Hair pulled back in a ponytail, braid, or bun. Must wear ballet shoes. No Socks or tights without ballet shoes.

Ballet II (7-9 years):

Class begins at the ballet barre. Barre last 25 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of center stretch and ballet positions, and ending with across the floor and jetes. Proper center, arm, and foot placement is emphasized.

Dress Code: Navy blue ballet leotard, pink tights, and split sole ballet shoes. Navy Blue Ballet skirts are allowed. Hair in bun. Must wear ballet shoes. No Socks or tights without ballet shoes.

Ballet III (8 years and up):

 This class requires the instructors approval and prior ballet training. Students will start at the barre for 35 minutes, then center for 10 minutes, and across the floor for 15 minutes. Ballet students will be taught proper center placement, positions, and correct technique.

Dress Codes: Burgundy ballet leotard, pink tights, and split sole ballet shoes. Burgundy ballet skirts are allowed. Hair in bun. Must wear ballet shoes. No Socks or tights without ballet shoes. Prior ballet training required for this level. Must have instructors permission for this class.

Ballet IV (9 years and up):

This class requires the instructors approval and prior ballet training. This is an intermediate level ballet class and all students in this level should have completed at least 2-3 years prior ballet training.
Dress Code: Black ballet leotard, pink tights, and split sole ballet shoes. Black ballet skirts are allowed. Hair in bun. Must wear ballet shoes. No Socks or tights without ballet shoes. Prior ballet training required for this level. Must have instructors permission for this class.

 

Contemporary I (5-7 years):

Students in this class will learn basic contemporary movement and the coordination of upper body and lower body movements together. Music will be a collection of softer pop music, lyrical, soft rock, world, and drums.

Dress Code: Any color tights or leggings and leotard. Bare foot or half soles. Hair must be pulled back in a ponytail or braid.

Contemporary II (7 years and up): 

Class will start with a warm-up incorporating strength, flexibility, and release technique. Students in this class will learn contemporary movement and the coordination of upper body and lower body movements together. Music will be a collection of softer pop music, lyrical, soft rock, world, and drums.

Dress Code: Any color tights or leggings and leotard. Bare foot or half soles. Hair must be pulled back in a ponytail or braid.

Tap I/II (7yrs & up ):

Students in this class will start to learn the basic tap steps, including; timing, sounds, and coordination. Center, across floor, and short combinations will be given.

Dress Code: Any color tights or leggings and leotard. Black tap shoes. Hair must be pulled back in a ponytail or braid.

Pre/Teen Ballet - Beginner

It's never to late to start learning classical ballet. This class is for any adult who wants to gain good posture, balance, strength, and the basic understanding of classical ballet. It will include a ballet barre and center ballet exercises.

Dress Code: leggings or tights, fitted top or leotard, split sole ballet shoes

Adult Ballet - Beginner

Pre/Teen Beginner Ballet:
This class will focus on all the basics of classical ballet. Starting class at the barre, then basic center, and across the floor steps. The emphasis will be on proper placement and technique.

Adult Salsa: 

This class is a Salsa on 2, Mambo style class. Shines and partner work will be taught. Class will start with isolations, warm-up, basic steps, shines, and then partner work. Students will be taught in a structured format and build on each week.

Woman Dress Code: Dance and proper exercise attire is highly suggested. Recommended salsa shoes for women are; Dance Sneakers, Jazz Shoe, Ladies Ballroom or Latin practice Shoe. Please no outside marking shoes.

Men Dress Code: Dance and proper exercise attire is highly suggested. Jeans are ok for beginner classes. Recommended salsa shoes for men are; Men’s dance shoe, dance sneaker, or smooth bottom shoe. Please No outside marking shoes.