Acro

Acro 1 (ages 6 and up): This hour long class is an introduction to acrobatic and tumbling skills. Students will learn the acrobatic fundamentals such as rolls, handstands, and backbends. Students will also work on balancing skills such as tripods and headstands, as well as tumbling skills such as cartwheels. Dancers in this class will also train weekly in flexibility and strengthening exercises.

Acro 2 (ages 7 and up): This hour long class is a continuation of skills taught in level 1. Students will work on more difficult skills such as backbend/standup, backbend kickover, handstand balance into a forward roll, front limbers, chest stands, elbow stands, one handed cartwheels, partner cartwheels, touch and go cartwheels, and roundoffs. Students will also begin working on forward and backward progressions. Dancers in this level are expected to continue working on balance and control in their skills as well as strength and flexibility.

Acro 3 (ages 8 and up): This hour long class is a continuation of the skills taught in level 3. Dancers will continue to work on skills taught in level 2 as well as front and back walkovers, switch walkovers, front Arabians, valdez, and front and back tinsikas. Dancers will continue to work on consistently demonstrating balance and control in all of their skills.

Acro 4 (ages 9 and up): This class is a continuation of skills taught in level 3. Dancers will work on mastering front and back handsprings, side aerials, front aerials, roundoff backhandspring, multiple back handsprings, and one handed walkovers. Balance and control are demonstrated through sills such as hand walking and handstand pivots. Dancers will also be challenged by learning multiple variations of skills taught in the lower levels.