Classes

Twinkle Stars


diaper-danceOur newest program for the littlest movers and their caregiver — Diaper Dance — is a 45:00 movement class designed for ages 12 months to 2 years and their caregiver. The class is the perfect introduction to movement for the very young child not ready to separate but ready to explore in a nurturing learning environment. The basic elements of dance are introduced in a positive and loving way using props such as scarves, stuffed animals and musical instruments. Caregivers (in comfortable clothing) and children participate together throughout the class. Little movers must be walking. 8-week sessions of Diaper Dance are offered throughout the year. 

Shooting Stars

kreative-kidsA 45:00 introductory dance class for ages 2.5-3 containing ballet and creative movement. Students are introduced to basic ballet vocabulary, while exploring movement and music in a fun, creative way. Our instructor uses imagination games, upbeat age-appropriate music and props like scarves, hula hoops, tambourines and maracas to inspire and excite students about dance. Students will also work on classroom skills such as following directions, listening and working with others. This class is a positive and fun first dance experience for all.

 

Shining Stars

kombo-kidsA 60:00 class for ages 4 and 5 containing ballet, tap and jazz. Dancers will learn basic steps and terminology in each discipline and explore their own creative movement styles through the use of imaginative music and games in a safe, positive environment. Dancers in this class will improve flexibility and coordination through fun, age appropriate movement and exercises. Our instructor uses age-appropriate music and choreography to inspire and excite students about dance. Basic combinations and traveling steps are introduced. Students will also work on classroom skills such as following directions, listening and working with others. 

Jazz

jazzJazz is a fundamental dance form that complements all other dance forms. Jazz classes are comprised of a warm-up, center work and progressions including jumps and turns. Technique and style through choreography are emphasized. Beginner students will learn basic jazz steps, progressive skills and jazz combinations and routines. Jazz is offered to all ages from beginner to advanced.

Ballet

balletBallet is the foundation for all dance forms and improves strength, poise, balance, and control. Technical skill gained through the study of ballet is beneficial for all other forms of dance. Ballet will give students the fundamentals in classical and contemporary ballet.

All ballet classes follow the R.A.D. method (Royal Academy of Dance).

Modern

modernModern developed from ballet dancers who wanted to explore movement without the confines of rigid ballet technique.

Strong ballet and jazz techniques are necessary for this advanced discipline.

Tap

tapMake music with your feet! Students will learn basic, progressive and intricate tap steps and rhythm combinations. Develop and improve timing, rhythm, and coordination. Once you start tapping, you'll never want to stop!

Lyrical

lyricalMake music with your feet! Students will learn basic, progressive and intricate tap steps and rhythm combinations. Develop and improve timing, rhythm, and coordination. Once you start tapping, you'll never want to stop!

Contemporary


contempoaryContemporary blends elements of ballet, jazz and modern dance. Freedom of expression, interpretation of music, principles of fall and recovery, control, breathing, balance and contraction/release. Modern and Contemporary Dance forms allow students to explore their individual dance style outside of the structure of traditional ballet and jazz classes.
Strong ballet and jazz techniques are necessary for this advanced discipline.

Musical Theatre

musical-theatreThis program combines dance movements with an emphasis on developing acting and performance skills. Routines and combinations are inspired by musicals and movies. Dancers will use facial expressions and body movements to portray different characters and story-lines.

Acro


acroAcro dance is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character, its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics, and its use of acrobatics in a dance context.

Hip Hop

hip-hopHip Hop encompasses many different urban dance styles such as poppin’, locking, breaking as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. Our Hip Hop classes teach rhythm, coordination, musicality and choreography without suggestive music or movements. Students are challenged to think on their feet while enjoying an energetic and fast-paced dance class. Our Hip Hop dancers develop focus, strength, and agility while having fun. This is an excellent class for high-energy kids who want to take a fast and fun dance class.

Pop Stars


popstarsA “Triple Threat Program” designed to allow students to explore their talents in the performing arts.  The 90:00 lesson focuses on acting, vocal and dance. Students will learn routines from musicals as well as “popular” songs. Our “Popstars” will have many opportunities to perform in the year end show and music cabaret as well as area festivals.

Ballroom

​Whether young or old, ballroom dance lessons will provide you with a new outlook on life. Knowing how to dance provides confidence and a source of social enjoyment in all kinds of settings. Rising Star provides instruction that is easy to follow using music that is current.​
At the beginner level students are introduced to Waltz, Rumba, Foxtrot and Jive. Intermediate  students build on the basic of these dances and progress into Cha Cha and Samba.
Classes are designed to be fun and social so that you and your partner can dance comfortably at weddings, company parties or a night on the town. 

 

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