Combo & Preschool Classes
Mommy & Me: Age 16mos-2yrs: This is a 45minute class designed to help Mommy and child build a relationship in fun active environment. This class will expose a young child to body awareness, coordination and movement to music. Teacher will guide Mommy and child through games, using props, verbal cues, and imitation of basic dance steps. Mommies will help the child through every exercise in the class.
Creative Movement: Age 2-3yrs: A 45minute class where dancers learn coordination skills, basic dance motor skills and easy vocabulary to introduce children to dance. Using colors, numbers, props, and imagination games. Dancers will learn to stand in a straight line, be good listeners and follow directions.
Pre-Ballet: Age 3-4yrs: In this 45minute class dancers begin to use their coordination and basic dance motor skills in a sequence. They continue to increase their dance vocabulary and motor skills. There is more emphasis on class structure and the memorization of dance phrases. These dancers continue to learn how to stand in a straight line, be good listeners and follow directions.
Ballet/Tap: Age 4-6yrs: This is a 55minute class that works on two styles of dance. In the ballet portion dancers are introduced to exercises at the ballet barre, learn about body control and alignment. Dancers begin to learn what technique is when it comes to feet and arm positions. In tap they learn basic tap steps at the barre and in center floor. They will learn simple tap sequences and dance to a beat with and without music. They will learn proper performance etiquette and gain confidence on stage. These dancers already know how to stand in a straight line, be good listeners and follow directions.
Ballet/Tap/Jazz: Age 6-8yrs: This class is a 90minute class that explores 3 styles of dance. In the ballet portion dancers are introduced to exercises at the ballet barre, learn about body control and alignment. Dancers explore proper ballet technique at the barre, in center floor and across the floor. In tap dancers learn basic tap steps center floor and across the floor. They will learn simple tap sequences and rhythms. During the jazz section dancers focus more on flexibility, musicality, body awareness, coordination, and style. This class if for the dancer who has completed the Ballet/Tap class or has 1 to 2 years beginner experience at the preschool age.