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Preschool Program

 

**Please note, we do not allow parents to sit in on classes after the first day as this is your child's first experience in a series of many independent dance classes and we need the teacher to be the most important adult in the room. Take this into account while deciding if your child is ready!

 

 

Twirling Tots

This 30-minute class is designed to introduce 2 and young 3 year olds to the joy of movement! Through many games and activities that teach focus and support creativity, this class is an excellent introduction into the world of dance!

 

Recommended attire: black leotard, pink or skin tone tights, pink or skin tone ballet shoes; Boys: white shirt, black pants, black ballet shoes

 

Tiny Dancers Ballet/Tiny Dancers Tap

Our tiny dancers class introduces basic ballet or tap techniques and spatial awareness through a variety of creative movement activities. This 45-minute class is designed for children ages 3-4 and is a great way to build social skills and confidence at an early age! (Note: Tiny Dancers Ballet/Tap Combo is 60 minutes long.)

 

Recommended attire: black leotard, pink or skin tone tights, pink or skin tone ballet shoes AND black tap shoes (if in ballet/tap); Boys: white shirt, black pants, black tap shoes/black ballet shoes

 

Tiny Dancers Jazz Funk

A different style of dance - jazz funk! Jazz funk is a mixture of jazz technique and hip-hop movements. Using popular music, your child will enjoy doing high energy dances jam packed with fun!

 

Recommended attire: Black leotard, black shorts, barefeet; Boys: White shirt, black pants

 

Tiny Tumblers

This 30-minute tumbling class will have your 3-4 year old rolling, flipping, and jumping through the air!

 

Recommended attire: Black leotard/black shorts -- NO footed tights or socks; Boys: White shirt, black pants

 

 

School-Age through Adult Program

Our school-age through adult program is designed for those ages 5+ using the levels below

 

Elementary: Ages 5-7

Junior: Ages 8-11

Teen: Ages 12+

Int/Adv: More challenging classes for the experienced dancer

Adult: 18+

 

 

**All Combo classes will split time evenly between the multiple genres! All shoes are required.

 

Ballet/Pointe

This 1-hour class teaches students the ballet techniques that are the foundation of any dance training. Students in this class will develop poise and grace as they are trained to be strong, balanced dancers. **Note, more advanced classes may be above any hour. Pointe is by teacher recommendation only**

 

Required attire: black leotard, pink or skin tone tights, pink or skin tone ballet shoes, hair in bun/out of face; Boys: white shirt, black shorts, black ballet shoes

 

Tap

This 1-hour class teaches students basic tap techniques. Students in this class with learn upbeat Broadway-style numbers as well as lessons in paying attention to the rhythms that their feet have the power to make.

 

Recommended attire: black leotard, black dance shorts, skin tone tights, black tap shoes; Boys: white shirt, black shorts, black tap shoes

** Junior, Teen, and Adult students need to have oxford style lace-up tap shoes!

 

Jazz

This 1-hour class teaches students a range of different jazz styles that range from upbeat Broadway-style dances to slower, contemporary ones. Students in this class will focus on leaps, turns, and jumps as well as musical awareness.

 

Recommended attire: black leotard, black dance shorts, skin tone tights, black jazz shoes; Boys: white shirt, black shorts, black jazz shoes

 

Hip-Hop

This 1-hour class uses upbeat, age-appropriate music to teach students a high-energy dance style that focuses on sharp movements and isolations. Students in this class will build confidence and performance techniques as well as the core strength required to execute fun flips and tricks.

 

Recommended attire: black leotard, black dance shorts, (optional) skin tone tights, sneakers; Boys: white shirt, black shorts, sneakers

 

Contemporary

This 1-hour class teaches students how to express themselves through dancing by blending together lyrical, modern, and contemporary dance techniques. Students in this class will learn improvisation skills as well as a wide range of movements that improve flexibility and focus.

 

Recommended attire: black leotard, black dance shorts, skin tone convertible or stirrup tights, bare feet; Boys: white shirt, black shorts, bare feet

 

Tumbling

This 1-hour class teaches students how to use their strength and flexibility to accurately execute gymnastics skills. Students in this class will become more confident in their ability to tumble and learn how to utilize it in dancing.

 

Tumbling levels can be moved around by skill. Elementary is beginners ages 5-7. If a 5-7 year old can correctly perform cartwheels, backbends, and handstands, they can be bumped up to the junior level.

 

Recommended attire: No loose fitting clothing: Girls: Leotards and shorts; Boys: tight fitting shirt, shorts

 

Dance Technique

A 60-minute class for the serious dancer who would like to move forward with their technique. This class is great for those wanting to join our Grace Performers group as well as school dance teams! We will be doing ballet and jazz technique, focusing on leaps, turns, stretching, and strengthening.

 

Recommended attire: Black leotard, black shorts, skin tone tights, black jazz shoes; Boys: White shirt, black shorts, black jazz shoes

 

Musical Theatre

This 1-hour class will introduce your child into the world of broadway dance in a fun, enticing way! Dancing to songs from musicals and learning jazz dance and drama techniques, this class is sure to bring out your child's inner performer!

 

Recommended attire: Black leotard, black shorts, skin tone tights, black jazz shoes; Boys: White shirt, black shorts, black jazz shoes

 

Art

This 1-hour class will introduce your child to various visual arts techniques, beginning with painting, clay, collages, drawing, and expanding into different art forms as the season continues!

 

Show Choir

Like to sing and dance? Join our show choir! Our show choir group is for ages 8+. Anyone can join - no experience required!

 

Recommended attire: Any clothes that can be moved around in. Please wear shorts/leggings underneath dresses.

 

 

Creative Club (Seasonal)

Let's take some time to learn about ourselves and our emotions! Through the use of different art forms (both visual and performing), children will be encouraged to recognize how they are feeling and learn different ways to express those emotions!

 

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Homeschool Programs

 

These classes change seasonally. Please check our schedule to see what morning classes we offer!

 

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Competition Team

 

Competition classes are by audition/invitation ONLY. Auditions are held in May/June and the competition season goes from Summer - Spring of the next year. The dress code below is for a 'team' class - other classes team members may take (ballet, tap, choir, etc) will have different dress codes.

 

Attire: Black leotard, black shorts, skin-tone tights, black jazz shoes

 

 

 

 

 

 

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