Love, love, love Miss Tess, Tina, and Audra. My daughter loves dance and I love the confidence boost dance gives her. She has friends, has fun, and has a place where she belongs!

Sarah B Oct. 7, 2015

Classes

Creative Movement

Ages 2-1/2 to 3

Children must be at least 30 months old to enroll in creative movement. This class will focus on basic ballet skills, creative movement, learning to follow directions, and class participation. The class is 45 minutes long.

Pre-Ballet

Ages 4-5

This class is designed for children who have already taken Creative Movement or are new to dance and 4 to 5 years old. The class covers basic ballet skills, creative movement, learning to follow directions, and class participation. The class is 45 minutes long.

Levels A-C

Ages 5-8

Level A – Students must be at least 5 years old to enroll in Level A. Class time will be split between ballet and tap. Ballet time will be spent on basic ballet technique and creative movement and tap time will be spent on basic steps and skills. The class is 45 minutes long, once each week.

Level B – This class is structured the same way as our Level A class but covers the next level of skills and technique. Students must complete Level A first or be at least 7 years old to enroll in Level B. Class is 1 hour long, once each week.

Level C – This class is structured the same way as our Level A & B classes but covers the next level of skills and technique. Students must complete Level B first or be at least 8 years old to enroll in Level B.

Levels D-G

Ages 8+

Level D – Students must have completed Level C or be at least 9 years old to enroll in this class. Each class will cover ballet, tap, and jazz styles. The class is 90 minutes long, once each week.

Level E – Students must have completed Level D or be at least 11 years old to enroll in this class. Each class will cover ballet, tap, and jazz styles. The class is 2 hours long, once each week.

Level F – Students must have completed Level E or be at least 13 years old to enroll in this class. Each class will cover ballet, tap, and jazz styles. The class is 2 hours long, once each week.

Level G – Students must have completed Level F or be at least 15 years old to enroll in this class. Each class will cover ballet, tap, and jazz styles. The class is 2 hours long, once each week.

Specialty Classes

Age Requirement Varies by Class

Hip Hop РHip Hop class covers a variety of different hip hop styles and skills. Students will also work on strength building and conditioning required to be successful in the style. We offer Hip Hop classes for age 5+. All students should register by age as shown on the class schedule.

Pointe – For students 12 years and older who have teacher approval to begin pointe work. Must have two full years of ballet training prior to starting. Students must be enrolled in a core class (Level E-G) or Lyrical & Ballet Technique to qualify for Pointe.

Lyrical & Ballet Technique – Students must be at least 11 years old to enroll in this class. Younger students may be admitted with teacher approval based on previous dance experience. The class will focus on more in depth ballet technique work and will learn a lyrical dance for the Spring Recital.