Dancers will be introduced to basic ballet positions (arms, hands, feet and legs) and some of the fundamental steps with a strong emphasis on moving to music. This class provides dancers with an introduction to ballet with beginning development of ballet concepts such as turn out, coordination, and balance.
Students are introduced to proper tap technique through center floor exercises, to begin developing musicality, balance, and coordination. Ages 3 - 4 years old.
This level introduces students to the fundamentals of ballet. Dancers are introduced to ballet vocabulary as well as musicality, discipline and class structure.with a comprehensive understanding of ballet technique. Students will build strength and coordination, learning combinations at the barre and in the center. This class is by teacher placement only.
This level is created for any dancer with a comprehensive understanding of ballet technique. This level challenges students with more complex combinations at the barre and in the center. The students will work on fluidity of movement, balance and combinations with petit adagio and petit allegro. Students prepare for work en pointe with strengthening exercises on the floor and at the barre. This class is by teacher placement only.
BALLET VI / POINTE I
Students require teacher recommendation to begin work en pointe. A student must successfully demonstrate significant progression in leg and foot strength, and balance. Students must be enrolled in Ballet III/IV or higher. This class is by teacher placement only.
Students explore the fundamentals of tap technique and terminology, with an emphasis on musicality and coordination.
Students are taught rhythms, timing, and beats. This class is for dancers with a basic understanding of tap dance. This class is by teacher placement only.
This jazz class is an intermediate level class, and is for dancers with a comprehensive understanding of jazz dance. Students will learn body control, alignment, fluidity, and technique. This class is by teacher placement only.
STRETCH & STRENGTH
This is a combination class that will begin with Stretch & Strength, and conclude with Intermediate Jazz. Students will work on increasing flexibility, range of motion, and strengthening the muscles through stretching. This class will also aim to increase the core body strength which is essential for a dancer.
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Our leaps and turns class focuses on improving balance, body alignment and strength through centre floor and across the floor combinations with an emphasis on the proper execution of leaps and turns.
Lyrical dance incorporates techniques from ballet and jazz, and encourages expression of emotion and storytelling through choreography. Ages 10+