Hip Hop consists of fun energetic "street" moves. Students are grouped according to their school grade level.
Dancers will learn fundamental jazz steps and basic vocabulary through across the floor exercises and simple combinations. Focus will be on body placement, proper technique, stretching and development of jazz skills.
Teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration. Learn hand stands, chin stands, elbow stands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, balance and contortion tricks.
This class will build upon basic acro skills and introduce more challenging tricks. Students will also learn partnering tricks, flexibility tricks, tumbling tricks, (back handsprings), and ariel tricks, (ariel cartweel, ariel walkover, and back tuck). This class also promotes excellent body awareness, strength, and control to enhance skills in other subjects. This is an hour long class, once per week. Requirement: Students must be able to execute a front and back walkover.
This class is an introduction to adequately prepare students for center Pointe work. This class will focus on proper technique and strengthening of the legs, ankles, and feet, in addition to core strengthening by teaching fundamental ballet exercises. This class is one hour per week, in addition to a one hour ballet class once per week (if required by your dancer's class curriculum).
Students ages 11 and up, with at least one year of ballet training, will be assessed for the first month of the class in ballet shoes to determine readiness for Pointe shoes. Students, aged 10 years, will be required to wear ballet shoes only, to allow proper growth and development of the muscles.