Classes

Mommy/Daddy & Me                           

Ages 2-3. Emphasis is on creative movement, learning basic coordination skills.
  
Princess/Prince Ballet     
Ages 3-5.  Basic ballet steps and creative movement exploration through imagination and introduction to class structure.

 

Pre Ballet

Ages 5-6. Basic ballet steps and terminology with some elements of creative movement.

 

Ballet 1
Beginner ballet technique. Ages 6 - 11.



Ballet 2
Beginner-intermediate ballet technique. Ages 7 -11 with 3-4 years prior experience.



Intermediate Ballet 
Ages 8-14. Intermediate level dancers with 4-6 years prior experience. Three classes/week recommended, required for the pre-pointe/pointe dancers.



Advanced Ballet 
Ages 12 and up, must have Ms. Mary's approval to be in this level.  Intermediate - Advanced level with emphasis on proper technique, musicality, and discovering artistry. Four classes/week and weekly PBT recommended.



Partnering

Learn elements and technique of dancing with a partner including partnered turns, lifts, and jumps.

 

PBT (Progressing Ballet Technique) 

Students learn and understand the depth of training correct muscle memory in achieving proper execution of ballet technique. Proper form prevents injuries and accelerates advancement in the dancer's training.

 

Pointe

Class focuses on pointe technique and learning ballet variations. Must be taking ballet 3 times per week.

 

Pre-Pointe

Ages 8 and up. Prepares dancers for pointe work. Must also be taking 2 ballet classes per week. Dancers are eligible for pointe shoes when Ms. Mary approves their technical level suitable for pointe.

 

Beginner Tap

Ages 5-10 Basic beginner technique, terminology and rhythms of tap.

Int./Adv. Tap

Intermediate/advanced technique, terminology and rhythms of tap.

Beginner Jazz

A fun dance style that uses bold, dramatic movements. This class introduces beginners to the style, energy, and dance steps specific to jazz dance.

 

Int/Adv Jazz

A fun dance style that uses bold, dramatic movements including body isolations, contractions and releases, stylized turns and jumps, and original choreographic elements.

 

Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary

Uses elements of modern, ballet, and jazz combined to explore the newest and most popular form of dance today, contemporary dance. Contemporary dance is often very different and specific to the style of each individual teacher.

 

Kids Hip Hop

A beginner class for young dancers introducing elements of hip hop dance. This is a high-energy class!

 

Hip Hop

Hip hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements.

Thank you to our photographers Alicia Lee Photography and Elizabeth Comstock

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