Class Descriptions

Ballet and Hip Hop classes offered for Preschool and School-aged dancers

First Steps

Ballet/Hip Hop Basics

(ages 2.5 – 4) An introduction to dance through exploration and creative movement. Upbeat music and imagination inspire dancers’ joy in movement and discovery.

Ballet Beginning

(ages 4 – 6) First steps to ballet! Improve balance and learn simple dance phrases while utilizing vivid imagery. Stretch like a rainbow, leap over puddles, and reach for the stars.

DANCEmix Beginning

(ages 4 – 6) Learn the basics of rhythm and explore different moves in this foundational dance class. Hip Hop and Ballet skills are introduced in short dance combinations.

Hip Hop Beginning

(ages 4 – 6) This high energy class encourages children to stretch their imagination and align steps to the beat. Learn to create big bold moves and develop self-expression.

Basics & Beginning classes are 40 minutes.

Ballet/Hip Hop Basics and DANCEmix Beginning classes conclude with an in-studio showing.

Ballet Beginning and Hip Hop Beginning classes perform once annually. Sessions without a performance conclude with an in-studio showing.

Keep on Dancing

Ballet I

(ages 5 – 8) A fun approach to ballet where children learn 8-16 count combinations and practice plie, tendu, releve, and small jumps. Rehearse choreography and skip, chasse, and leap to your heart’s content! 

Ballet II

(ages 7 – 10) Build upon strength and flexibility, learn 16 count combinations, and try more intricate steps. Students learn petit allegro, first steps to pirouettes, and are challenged to memorize choreography.

Ballet III

(ages 9 – 12) Strength, coordination, and musicality are emphasized. Learn 24 – 32 count combinations at the barre. Jumps, pirouettes, and choreography are learned at a faster pace. 

Hip Hop I

(ages 5 – 8) A fun approach to hip hop where dancers build agility, improve coordination, and practice footwork. Students are challenged to learn 8 – 16 count combinations while performing with confidence. Strike a pose!

Hip Hop II

(ages 7 – 10) Make a move! Building upon a hip hop foundation, dancers begin to understand the importance of core strength and moving with agility. Dancers are challenged to memorize choreography at an intermediate pace.

Hip Hop III

(ages 9 – 12) Stamina, coordination, and musicality are emphasized. Students are challenged to learn 24 – 32 count combinations, and perform intricate footwork and formation changes.

Level I and II classes are 50 minutes. Level III classes are 60 minutes.

Dancers spend at least two or three years at each level. Levels I+ and II+ may be offered for ages 7.5+ and 9.5+.

Levels classes perform twice annually. Sessions without a scheduled performance conclude with an in-studio showing.

Email us if you need help selecting a class for your child.

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