Kids Classes

BABY BOOGIE

Age 2-4

Class is specifically designed for the young child that loves to move and dance with music. Emphasis is placed on both fine and gross motor skill development, coordination and balance in a safe nurturing environment that encourages parent involvement.

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AGE 3-5

Class assists the young dancer in identifying basic forms of movement through imaginative games, songs, music and rhythmical patterns while fostering independence. Students will be introduced to the concepts of body, energy, space, & time as well as encouraged to take direction from the instructor and share turns with peers.

Age 5-16

PreBallet (Age 5+ or student without experience)

The pre-ballet classes will introduce younger students to basic ballet vocabulary and technique in a structured setting. Simple coordination, musicality, rhythm and concentration will be emphasized. Students are encouraged to explore space and enjoy dancing.

Ballet Level 1 (Age 6+ or student with 1 year experience)

Level 1 students must complete Pre Ballet lesson or pass the evaluation test.

In these classes, they will begin to explore the fundamentals of classical ballet technique. They will be provided a more formal setting that will give them the discipline to mature as dancers. The importance of strength, flexibility, rhythm, musicality, and memorization will be stressed. Basics of performing will be introduced. 

Ballet Level 2 (Age 9+ or student with 2 years experience)

Level 2 is for those who have competently completed Level 1 or for those at a similar stage who are confident with pas de valse en tournant (turning waltzes) and pique's turns (travelling turns on 1 leg); this level prepares you for the Improvers levels, introducing pirouettes, many more linking steps and faster allegro.

TAP

Age 7-14

Tap is a great dance form to learn. It combines a love of dance, music and performance. Tap dancing is a discipline that teaches the dancer about choreography, improvisation and syncopation. By definition, Tap dance uses the sound of a metal tap that is on dancers shoes heel and toe (on the floor or other surfaces) to “make its music.” 

JAZZ & CONTEMPORARY

Age 9+

Dancers will learn the basic steps of jazz dance with turns, kicks, and leap steps along with popular simple rhythm techniques and fun expression.  We use fun, popular and age appropriate music. Contemporary dance is the biggest craze to hit the Jazz dance world since break dancing.  It combines Modern and Jazz technique with a free form of movement and theme, and dance steps choreographed to the lyrics of a song.  It is filled with very technical dance moves that are very visual and fun to perform and watch.

TUMBLING

Age 5-7

This is a beginner class that teaches the basic fundamentals of tumbling. Students will work on basic progressions: forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, handstand drills, cart-wheels, and round-offs.

Age 3-16

Ages 3 through 6 (or those with little experience) the different delicate gestures of their hands and fingers, as well as correct movement of their feet.  In addition to learning fundamental skills, students will be taught a Han Chinese dance piece, plus 2 of China’s ethnic minorities’ dance pieces — Dai and Mongolian.

Student ages 7 through 8 (or those already with 1-2 years prior Chinese Dance experience), focuses on teaching the beautiful, soft and smooth circular movements that Chinese Dance is highly-based on, as well as the mastery of more complex jumps and flips appropriate for this age group. The Chinese Heritage Dance II class will further the improvement of the student’s ability to connect the different and contrasting steps, soft and hard — and ultimately create seamless, harmonious flow from them. The special training

techniques will allow dancers to develop both their gentleness, their strength, and the artistic transitions between the 2 types of movements. In addition to a new Han Chinese dance piece, colorful Yi as well as Miao dances will be taught to students.

Level 1 : Age 3-4, Level 2 : Age 5-6, Level 3 : Age 7-8, Level 4 : Age 9-10, Level 5 : Age 11-13, Level 6 : Age 14-16

Age 4-16

Hip Hop 1 (Age 4-8)

This is an introduction to dance class. Young dancers will learn basic groove/funk steps to popular music, learn how to free-style, build self-confidence, simple tricking and learn basic choreography. Kids will build strength, coordination, flexibility, musicality, and be able to take more advanced classes in the future. This is a class created for children who want to dance, so the main priority is set for them to have fun and discover a love for movement that will carry on. No dance experience is required. 

Hip Hop 2 (Age 9+)

Hip hop 2 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. Hip hop dance requires students to have the strength and stamina to successfully perform moves. Therefore class includes upper and lower body conditioning as well as a rigorous warm-up to help prepare students for more intense movement Class begins with essential stretches to prepare the body for movement and prevent injury.

The three biggest goals of this class: dance, learn, and, most importantly, have fun! 

Hip hop 3 Int-Adv (Age 11+)

Hip hop 3 builds upon the beginner hip-hop classes. It is a fast-paced class where our intructors create & teach choreographed routines to current popular music.

Breaking/BBOY Beg-Int (Age 5+)

Breaking/ BBOY is our beginner breakdance class led by Lil Rock & his Rock City Crew.

Age 8 to Teen

KPOP ( Korean Pop) dance is the combination of hip hop, street dance and most hit KPOP girls and boys group performance groups. Our Kpop dance class utilizes the most popular Kpop dance covers. The styles range from popping, modern, street jazz, ballet and sometimes even breaking depending on student levels.  This class is open levels so even if you are a complete beginner, fret not! KPOP is fun, sassy and sexy.  So just come discover the KPOP queen in you!

Junior Kpop for age 8 to 12

Kpop for age 13+up

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