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Dance

          

Ballet: We teach traditional Ballet technique, positions, and terminology. Ballet is a highly technical form of dance, with a vocabulary based on French terminology.

Ballet/Contemporary: Contemporary dance is a popular form of dance that incorporates classical dance, modern dance, ballet and Jazz. Its focus is on strong and controlled legwork, contact-release, floor work, fall and recovery, and improvisation.

Ballet/Jazz: This class starts with 30 min of traditional Ballet technique, positions, and terminology and ends with 30 min of Jazz technique, turns, leaps, more!

Hula/Tahitian: Learn traditional Hula dancing to traditional and contemporary music. Learn how to speak the language of the ancestors from Hawaii and Tahiti.

Hip-Hop: Hip Hop is a style of dance primarily performed to Hip-Hop music. We teach rhythm, isolation of movement, breaking, popping and locking, and much more.

Jazz: Modern Jazz has its roots in Caribbean traditional dance and other Latin American dance styles. Isolation, low center of gravity, syncopated rhythm, and high energy are all important characteristics in Jazz music.

Jazz/Tap: This class is 30 min of Jazz technique, turns, leaps, & more! And then 30 minutes of Tap dance, using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion.

Lyrical: Lyrical dance combines the technical elements of ballet with the freedom, fluidity and expressive aspects of jazz and contemporary. Lyrical dance is subtle and dynamic, all while focusing on musicality and emotion through movement.

Magical Movement: Magical Movement introduces simple dance steps and vocabulary, develop music appreciation, ignite power and excitement of imagination, remove inhibitions and social blocks, builds self confidence.

My Favorite Dance Partner: Learn a dance with your child! It can be Daddy-Daughter, Mother Son, Mother-Daughter, Daddy Son, or ANY person special to your child! This is for kids age 4 to 9. Fee only applies to primary dancer.

Pre-Tap: Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. Tap focuses on musicality, and is considered part of the Jazz tradition.

Our teachers are specially selected and trained to safely bring out the best in each child by encouraging each child to exceed their perceived limitations.