Ballet provides the technical foundation essential for all dance forms. It is a highly technical form of dance with its own vocabulary. It is primarily performed with the accompaniment of classical music.
Tap dance helps students develop better rhythm, musicality, and coordination. Tap is a form of dance characterized by using the sound of Tap shoes hitting the floor as a percussive instrument.
Jazz combines upbeat dance styles with elements of Ballet and is influenced by rhythms and technique. Throughout its history, Jazz dance has developed in parallel to popular music. A low center of gravity and high level of energy are other important identifying characteristics of Jazz dance.
Lyrical has its primary basis in Ballet, combining many technical elements of classical Ballet with the freedom, fluidity, and expressiveness aspects of Jazz.
Contemporary dance incorporates elements of both Ballet and Modern dance as a source of inspiration. This style of dance continuously searches for new forms and dynamics and encourages freedom of expression through movement.
Kinderdance incorporates educational concepts, motor development, and fitness curriculum. We place special emphasis on building self-confidence and self-esteem in young children.
FAIRY TALE BALLET
Fairy Tale Ballet class introduces pre-schoolers to dance through story telling followed by creative dance related movement. We use tiaras, wands and other props – it is a magical class.
Musical Theatre is a form of theatre that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance. Since the early 20th century, musical theatre stage works have generally been called, simply, musicals.
Students learn Acrobatic tricks such as handstands, cartwheels, chest stands, elbow stands, walkovers, side and front aerials and tumbling. Trick movements are usually executed slowly to emphasize gracefulness, body lines and picturesque extension. Acro offers more depth and variety to your choreography and creates a much more versatile dancer. To master an Acro trick, students must develop a good foundation of strength and flexibility, thus emphasis is placed on extensive conditioning and stretch and strength training. When students are learning new tricks, the instructor utilizes professional spotting techniques; which is necessary to ensure safety and build confidence.
Hip Hop dance includes a wide range of styles. The fundamentals of both “old school” styles such as popping and locking and “new school” styles like, krumping, tutting, crip walking, wacking and harlem shaking are taught in this dance style.
Breakdancing is a style of street dance that originated as a part of hip-hop culture. B-boying consists of four primary elements: toprock, downrock, power moves, and freezes. B-boying is typically danced to hip-hop and especially breakbeats.
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