Preschool (Ages 2.5 - 4)
This program has been perfected over the years with love and care. It has been tremendously successful as a beginning step in dance education. We allow you to view the class through large viewing windows at both studio locations. The children will learn Ballet and Jazz basics as well as fundamental coordination techniques. This class runs for 45 minutes each week. Preschoolers should wear a leotard, tights & pink ballet shoes. We offer Preschool classes several different times during the week & Saturday mornings. Call the studio for class openings. Always accepting new preschoolers!
Classes listed below are technique oriented and students are grouped according to age and ability. We stress not only technique, but also the enjoyment of dance with confidence and energy they can take from it and apply to other areas of their lives.
Ballet (Kindergarten- Adult)
This is a structured classical program based primarily on Cecchetti method. Both barre and center practice are emphasized as well as correct Ballet vocabulary. Ballet students wear leotard, tights & pink ballet shoes.
Pre-Pointe / Pointe (Age 11- Adult)
Pre-Pointe is a class designed for serious Ballet students between the ages of 11-13 who are preparing for pointe shoes. This class will consist of exercises & combinations to help strengthen and develop the feet. Pointe is offered for advanced ballet students who take more than one ballet class each week. Placement in this class is at the sole discretion of the Directors.
Tap (Kindergarten - Adult)
Rhythmic technique exercises each week. Tap terminology and combinations are also taught appropriate to age and level. Tap students should wear leotard, tights & buckle tap shoes.
Jazz Gymnastics (Kindergarten - 2nd Grade)
This class combines jazz technique and floor gymnastics in a high pace, fun filled class. Jazz students wear leotard, tights & Leo's Gioflex Jazz shoe. Students may also wear spandex shorts over leotard.
Jazz (Kindergarten - Adult)
Our straight jazz focuses primarily on technique and progressions. Combinations are taught as well. Students wear leotard tights & Leo's Gioflex Jazz shoe. Jazz students may also wear shorts if they would like.
Hip Hop (Boys Ages 4-Teen) (Girls Ages 6-Teen)
Learn the newest Hip Hop moves to the latest music. A fun energetic dance style. A popular choice for all ages!!! Hip Hop students wear leotard, tights & Gioflex Jazz shoes or Sneakers. Also the students may wear tanks, t-shirts, shorts or capris over leotards. Boys may wear comfortable gym clothes & sneakers.
Lyrical (Ages 7-Teen)
Lyrical is a combination of Ballet and Jazz techniques with emphasis on balance, extension and control while interpreting the words and music. Leotard, tights & Leo's Tan Gioflex jazz shoes or Half Soles are worn.
This dance style is expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and body through fluid dance movements.
Riverdance (Ages 8- Teen)
This tap form combines traditional Irish Step Dancing with a more modern combination of Tap. Riverdance students wear leotard, tights & Black Riverdance Tap Shoes.
We have a fully stocked store at both studio locations for you to purchase the appropriate leotards, tights & shoes for classes.
Tap, Jazz & Ballet
Adults may purchase a 10 classes card or take a yearly session following the regular tuition plan.
10 class card ............$190.00
Call or Email for the individual class times.
Flexible Schedules available for all classes.
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