Ballet III: Ballet is the foundation of all dance. In this class we begin learning the foundations of ballet, learning to use proper feet muscles, position the arms correctly and create effective muscle memory. Strength and flexibility are incorporated throughout class. *Invite Only*
Pre-Pointe: Pre-pointe is required for anyone wanting to do pointe in the future. This is in addition to their regular ballet classes and will likely be taken for 2-3 years. Pointe evaluations are conducted throughout the season. Pre-pointe focuses on preparing dancers for pointe work: ankle and foot strength, correct posture, placement, and alignment.*Invite Only*
Jazz III: This class will focus on learning isolations of the body, turns, leaps, and improving performance quality. Class will consist of a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. *We recommend pairing this class with Turns & Leaps & previous dance training required*
Hip Hop: This is a high energy class, jam packed with ways to gain self-confidence, rhythm, and coordination. Hip Hop lets the dancers use their rhythm to find their way of moving. *All levels welcome*
Contemporary Sr.: Contemporary joins ballet, jazz, and modern all together to create a dance form that allows for self expression. Dancers will explore news ways of moving in combinations and this class also incorporates various methods of improvisation. *All levels welcome*
Stretch: This class is designed to improve a dancer’s range of motion and enhance flexibility. Through a variety of stretch exercises, dancers will also increase awareness of their own body’s potential, and how to safely stretch the body. *All levels welcome*
Turns & Leaps: The class focuses specifically on the dancers knowledge and execution on how to effectively produce a leap or turn. Across-the-floor progressions and turn combinations, will be utilized in the class to produce strong leaps, and skillful turners.
Cost: The 5 week summer session is based off of the number of hours your dancer is taking weekly. See pricing below.