At least one year previous dance training is required. Dancers will study an expansion of ballet fundamentals including elementary barre and center work. Attire: Black leotard, pink footed tights, pink leather ballet shoes, and no skirts. Hair must be pulled neatly back into a bun. No jewelry.
Students should have a minimum of 3 years previous ballet training. The focus remains on body alignment and ballet fundamentals while developing increasingly complex barre, center, and traveling combinations to increase student's performance and technical ability. Class is executed to classical music. Attire: Black leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet shoes, and no skirts. Hair must be pulled back neatly into a bun. No jewelry. It is highly recommended that students who are performing in The Nutcracker or wish to in the future attend both Ballet 2 classes.
Students must have a minimum of 5 years previous ballet training. Focus will continue to be on body alignment and ballet fundamentals; however, emphasis will be placed on how these aspects affect performance and increasing technical ability. Attire: Black leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes. Hair must be pulled back neatly into a bun. No jewelry.
This class will introduce students to the world of ballet. Students will learn basic ballet technique and terminology. Proper body alignment, isolations, and rhythmic and spatial awareness will be focused on in a fun and encouraging environment. Attire: Black leotard pink footed tights, pink leather ballet shoes, and no skirts. Hair must be pulled back neatly into a bun. No jewelry.
This fun first dance class for boys and girls focuses on developing body awareness through stretching, rhythmic, and creative exercises. Emphasis is on experiencing the joy of moving to music while developing movement fundamentals. No previous dance experience is required. Parents will be invited to a special visitation day. We request that parents do not remain in the classroom during dance classes (with the exception of "mommy & me" classes). However, parents should remain close by in case they are needed. Children may wear leotard, tights, and ballet slippers; or t-shirt, sweatpants, and bare feet to class.
Course Fee: $5
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Edgewood Hall, Rm. 144
Ages 2-3. This is a "mommy and me" class. Registrationcovers one child and one adult. No class 11/29.
Children will stretch their imaginations as well as their toes as they dance their way through a storybook collage of fairy tales. Children will explore elements of creative movement, modern, ballet, and jazz and construct simple costumes and props in a daily craft activity. Look forward to an enchanting dance presentation for family and friends. Attire: leotard, tights, and ballet slippers or socks. Bring a snack and drink daily.
Students will learn the fundamentals of hip-hop, proper body alignment, isolations, rhythm and spatial awareness. Focus will be on traditional styles of hip-hop as well as theatre and lyrical styles of hip-hop dance. Classes will consist of warm-ups, "across the floor" excercises, and combinations. The students will learn a dance that they will perform for their parents during the last class. Attire: Fitted clothing that allows for movement, sneakers, and hair in a ponytail. No jeans.
Students will learn the fundamentals of modern dance in this class. Students will work on contrasts such as isolating the body and fluidity of movement. No previous experience is required. Attire: Fitted t-shirt and sweatpants. No shoes required.
In this class, students will learn basic yoga movements and breathing techniques in a fun environment. Music and creative movement steps will be incorporated to allow the children to continuously move, while at the same time, learn relaxation skills.